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Cafe Duke

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140 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10020-1203
+1 212-445-0010
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Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A really great place to do everything from just buying a beer to getting dinner, lunch AND EVEN Breakfast the food was Good but the Massive variety makes up for the food being "good" and the fact that the cafe is open 24/7 makes it even better. So yes the food wasn't great but the fact that they had SUCH... More 

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Thank Enzo_Tasso
New Haven, Connecticut
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great egg & cheese sandwiches at a good price. the variety , quality, service was great. the prices are very reasonable. a great stop for breakfast or lunch, and so close to the hotel. 1/ 2017

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Thank smijona
Columbia, South Carolina
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure exactly how to review because there is just so much.....you can get everything here. I had sushi (really yummy) and my husband had pizza (I stole as much as he would let me!). This was quick and good. Seemed to have a lot of business people eating lunch.

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Thank mdskinllc
Dickson City, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the fact that they have so many different varieties of meals and snacks! Plus, it's open 24 hrs a day for those incidentals. It's affordable gourmet

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Thank Dana1181
Miami
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stoped in here for lunch. Not bad place lots of options for the picky eaters. Different stations for the type of meals you would like. I found it $$$$ for what you get but not bad for the area!

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Thank TrentJones
Zug, Switzerland
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Cafe Duke is my default lunch venue when I am in New York for business. You benefit from a lot of choice and the quality of the food is overall good. The set up privileges those looking to eat lunch back at their desks however a few tables next to the front window and in the back allow you to... More 

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Thank max_demian_gg
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

For a bargain that taste great.... Duke's is the place. Stayed in NYC for 5 days and stayed in a nearby Hotel. We ended up at Duke's everyday for one reason or another. Breakfast was cooked to order . ( pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon ) etc... Got assorted lunch item to watch the big game. ( Cheese, nuts, meats, sushi,... More 

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Thank Johnny T
Va Beach
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stay at a hotel very close to Dukes when in NYC. Several years ago we happened upon Dukes by accident and went in to buy some water. We were so surprised at what we found. They have a grill that runs 24/7. We usually get breakfast there. My husband an omelet, I usually get a bagel or croissant with... More 

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Thank beachnative24
New York City, New York
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Not a bad place - but not a great place either - it does provide the service that you need for a quick bite - but not somewhere I would choose to go, more a place to go when there is nothing else.

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Thank John_FRA_LDN_NYC
Ottawa
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The best and biggest breakfast wraps and sandwiches. Hot and prepared right in front of you. They are really good. The place has so many other kinds of food but this must be their specialty as local people line up in the AM to get their egg fix.

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Thank GenevieveK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Fast food, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10020-1203
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-445-0010

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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