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Cafe Duke

140 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10020-1203
+1 212-445-0010
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (26 reviews)
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
140 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10020-1203
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some time to kill and wanted to get out of the chilly rain and eat a meal indoors without spending a fortune. This place fit the bill. We (family group of 4) arrived as the lunch rush was ending and were able to...More

Thank lfl
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know this place is very popular, but I find it hard to stand in all these lines for food. They don't make it easy either. You can't tell where you should be for just a bagel or hot food. It all seems to be...More

Thank Patty B
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Traveling with our 12 and 14 year old is stressful when it comes to food. No one likes the same thing. Cafe Duke offers a huge variety of hot and cold food and many healthy options. It was a relief to find this gem. Everyone...More

Thank Maureen T
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

If you need lunch in midtown west Manhattan the Duke is the place to go. Although not the cheapest at about $9 a pound you will find steak, chicken, shrimp, calamari and a range of of items in their hot bar that are well worth...More

1  Thank Steven G
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Wanted to come here everyday, so much to choose from and great value, go early before the office workers come in. Coffee not great but where is it great in the US?

Thank sjricho6
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We found this by accident and then it became our daily breakfast joint. This is part cafe part convenience food store. The cafe is open 24/7 and you can get any type of food (hot and cold) that you can think of. You have the...More

Thank MRAW2011
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Found cafe by walking past. Buffet of Chinese dishes or salad $9.90/lb. Seems like a fair way to buy what you want. Clean tables and chairs to sit at. Filled the spot.

Thank Jacqueline D
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this cafe on day one of a 5 day trip and returned every morning on our way out. Really nice people, excellent buffet charged by weight with loads of variety available. NYC is an expensive place and Cafe Duke gives you a...More

Thank Hannah L
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Cafe Duke is a restaurant you can go to and be sure to find something you like to eat. The food is made fresh and of good quality, the prices are reasonable and the variety of cuisines amazing.

Thank m1006
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Whenever you want to go and get high quality food for low prices, this is the place to go 24 hours open from perfect breakfast, eggs, sandwiches, coffee, fresch fruits, fresh Juices, just the best and lunch buffett outstanding, fresh menues or fresh prepared Sushi...More

Thank 682klause
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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