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Cafe Luka

) #3,257 of 9,272 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ American, , Cafe
1319 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10021-8650
+1 212-585-2205
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1319 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10021-8650
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After going in to the restaurant every time we go to the hospital now I was a patient. So I ordered online and had it delivered and it was quick and hot

Thank john f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place is a diner which made for my needs. Ate there twice. Chicken ceasar wrap was generous though maybe a bit heavy on dressing. Next night, western omlette. Sizable and traditional. Very good. I didn't like hash browns. Thought maybe they were sweet potatoes, maybe...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We had dinner one night. My wife and joked that every in the restaurant was older (like us) because of the diner type food. I had a burger which was good and mine wife had a salad which she enjoyed.

Thank Rich B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Good selection of breakfast foods, great omelets and pancakes, love the hash browns, Large cups of coffee, filtered drinking water, Fruits, lots of selections for cereal, fruit cups, eggs benedict, waffles, all types of bread for toast. rolls, bagels, Mimosas and bloody mary's, they also...More

Thank EdwardTiano
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

$8 for two eggs (just 2 eggs nothing else)...I get they need to make a proft but that is nearly a 4,000% markup. Also my pancakes looked and tasted like dessert yellow cake. Guess they ran out of pancake batter?

Thank David B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is around the corner from our co-op but we had not been there in a long time. I had the eggs florentine (eggs over a spinach scramble) and my husband had an omelet. The food and service were good but the coffee was very,...More

Thank AnAnthropologist
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Had food delivered to our hotel. Food was good and portions were large but they omitted a part of the order. Check delivery order before signing. Ask about hospital patient discounts.

Thank dkh540
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Cafe luka has a very wide range menu and is a perfect place to drop in for a quick meal like lunch. We had a sandwich and an omelette which was prepared efficiently and perfectly and the price was right. Just stop in and enjoy...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is an upper east side neighborhood diner near New York Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering and Rockefeller University. We ordered the mozzarella sticks, a small soup, a Caesar wrap which came with a large serving of french fries, turkey club with mashed potatoes, French...More

Thank Tripper10021
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place has been around for years as you will see from the beautiful wood wainscotting on the inside. There are many booths and tables and service is swift. The Good: Large mugs for coffee plenty of place to spread out. The OK: the food...More

Thank Dagmar G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
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Open Hours
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1319 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10021-8650
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-585-2205
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