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Morning Star Cafe

949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
+1 212-588-1050
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“morning star” (23 reviews)
“french toast” (18 reviews)
“home fries” (12 reviews)
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I went to the ess-a-bagel nearby, but the line was so long that I didn't want to wait. Found this place from the Internet. I had a cappuccino and a bagel with cream and lox. Was delicious! Both for 18.40$. The staff were friendly and...More

Thank felixR64
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Location in mid-town near our hotel was very convenient. We were searching for a place for breakfast and just happened across MorningStar. The food was typical diner breakfast of scrambled eggs, home fries, toast and bacon, plus juice and coffee. Everything was fine; nothing to...More

Thank Michele G
Reviewed 3 July 2016

No frills, but good food and efficiently fast service. Great value for New York City...breakfast was very affordable compared to restaurants nearby.

Thank Henry L
Reviewed 23 June 2016

First time to dine in a diner. The hotel recommended Morning Star for me to try out a local breakfast restaurant. It was a nice experience. The restaurant was busy, have to wait to get a table. I was alone, had no problem getting a...More

Thank YiWen_lyw
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We ate some breakfasts, lunches, and dinners at this café during our week in NY. It's an everyday kind of place, nothing fancy, but the service and the food is excellent. It quickly became our neighborhood hangout. The wait staff was friendly and got to...More

Thank lclark8700
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We was in New York for 7 day and went here for breakfast every morning. The staff are very helpful and polite and the food is great and very readable priced.

Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I ate breakfast here with my husband. We both order the Eggs Benedict and coffeeand it was delicious. We were given glasses of water upon sitting and both our coffee and water were kept filled without us having to repeatedly ask, which happens a lot....More

Thank Shelley S
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This place was fantastic. Huge menu with healthy options, service was spot on (best in ny so far) and food was really reasonably priced. We each had a different omelet with home made fries and toast - yumo! Morning star juice was delicious as well....More

Thank deewill47
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We visited a number of times during our holiday in New York. The food was very good, reliable and we would recommend. The club sandwich, pancakes and eggs Benedict were a particular fave. Price was very good and averaged at $10-12 for a good hearty...More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Had multiple foodgasms here !! We loved it !! Pancakes, French toast, fries with cheese and friendly service! And open 24hrs. Must try the spinach pie!

Thank Laura H
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Megan D
21 October 2015|
Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry no idea! It was certainly very well run but didn't notice who was running it all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-588-1050
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