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Cosmic Diner

888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
+1 212-333-5888
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (27 reviews)
“french toast” (15 reviews)
“home fries” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our second trip to New York, our second visit to Cosmic Diner. The food and service are consistently great. I stick to traditional ham and eggs, but my wife went for the eggs Benedict. Delicious! They have an extremely varied menu so there is something...More

Thank ernieliedtke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit to the Cosmic, service was definitely poorer than the first time about a year ago. The greeter was short, manager seemed a bit grumpy, and the place was not super busy. Average diner food - a bit overpriced, but tasty enough. The Cosmic...More

Thank BritBrit11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place by accident walking around from our hotel. First impression was that the management seemed like we were kind of bugging them by being there. They were not friendly in the least bit and server was curt. We overlooked this because se were...More

Thank Arthur H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I got the Leo Omelette and it was amazing. We didn't have to wait to be seated, drinks arrived quickly, and food was fast. Everyone enjoyed their food. Great stop.

Thank jporter354
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had dinner here last night and it was delicious! Staff and service were very prompt and food yum! Chicken noodle soup best we have ever had! Reasonably priced also, definitely recommend.

Thank Tracey K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty, complete menu including soup options, convenient price, nice attendance, what else could you possibly ask for at 10 PM after a long day sightseeing and visiting attractions in Midtown Manhattan? Oh yes, you got it: it is open 24 hrs, 24/7. Do not feel...More

Thank Esteban P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I stopped here for breakfast and the place was packed. Which I thought meant it was good. The prices were reasonable - but still not inexpensive for a diner. Our breakfasts were disappointing. The toast was dry and over toasted, the eggs...More

Thank hellosaraho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical local American diner serving really good food. Premises need a bit of a freshen up. Staff attentive and efficient. The pastrami, sauerkraut, swiss cheese on white bread with fries was excellent and was a large portion. We would eat here again but we were...More

Thank Graeme R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered a 3 egg breakfast plate. The eggs and hashbrowns were decent, but the bacon was terrible as though they were out of a microwave. Service was alright. What bothers me is I ordered the same dish the next day and received 3 proteins...More

Thank Paresh P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were in NYC for a wonderful weekend and unfortunately our standard Sunday breakfast place had closed so we needed a new place. This Diner will not be that for us. The place is busy but we were seated quickly and then...More

Thank Arias55
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do they take reservations?
30 March 2017|
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Response from yonyrl | Reviewed this property |
You don't need it. They usually have tables available.
Where can I get a evening meal and is there any snack bars close to the hotel?
13 February 2015|
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Response from Katherine L | Reviewed this property |
Cosmic Diner seems to be open round the clock, not sure when the staff goes home to sleep. Food is good and it's fast - they do not rush you out so you can enjoy your meal. Deserts are mouthwatering in the case by the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-333-5888
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