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Galaxy Diner

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665 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3623
+1 212-586-4885
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06:00 - 13:00
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Sun - Wed 06:00 - 13:00
Thu - Sat 00:00 - 00:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good but you need to make sure you get there early if your eating breakfast because it had a line out the door. They were quick to serve you and it was a fast paced meal so the slogan from Chicago's Ed Debevicks "eat it and beat it" came to mind.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We intended to go to westway diner but it was closed by the mental health dept.... some locals pointed us to galaxy and said they don't go anywhere else so we headed over! It was crowded but tables not too close together. Staff gave us lots of time to look at menus, I had eggs, home fries (which are boiled... More 

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Thank em3334
Management response:

We're glad you were pointed in our direction! Thanks for coming by and enjoying a meal with us. Hope you'll be back for another inexpensive but fulfilling meal! Best, Galaxy Diner Mgmt. More 

Kington
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49 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must apologise for the extreme (8 months!) delay in reviewing this location! We came across this place by chance as we walked from Intrepid towards Times Square (and trust me, that's quite a walk!) in mid-March 2016. By now the morning's food had worn off having walked for miles and miles already this day. We were happy with the... More 

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Thank TechniquestS482
Management response:

Better late than never, we always say! Thanks for taking the time to leave such a great review of our place. We're glad we could make you a perfect meal! Next time you're in town, we'd love another visit from you. Until then, Galaxy Diner Mgmt. More 

Alexandria, VA
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing fancy, but good food at decent prices. This is our "go to" breakfast place. The service is fast. Crowded on the weekends at breakfast time. Only a few people at breakfast during the week. This is worth a visit, if you're on the west side at breakfast time.

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Thank TravelFoolVA
Management response:

It's really cool to know this is your go-to place whenever you're in the area! Thanks for the frequent business and the awesome review. Can't wait for your next stop in! Best, Galaxy Diner Mgmt. More 

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This diner was a good find. We ate breakfast there twice. I can definitely recommend the Belgian waffle with fruit and yoghurt. Refills of coffee are complimentary and service is excellent. Prices are reasonable too. A must try.

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Thank Dawn C
Management response:

Thank you so much for joining us not once, but twice, Dawn -- it was such a pleasure to have you start the day on the right foot with us! You definitely tried one of our favorite menu items, and we couldn't be more thrilled to see how much you loved it -- that's the biggest compliment we could ask... More 

Birmingham
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stayed at the Ink 48 nearby and they recommended the Galaxy. It is a busy place but worth it. On the first morning we had to wait for a table and liked it so much we went back for breakfast four times. My favourite was pancakes with fruit and the eggs and bacon looked fantastic!

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Thank ILoveFood1964
Management response:

Wow -- four visits? That's fantastic! Thanks for being such a fan of our place. Hope to see you next time you're in the city. Best, Galaxy Diner Mgmt. More 

New York City, New York
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

It may not be the best burger you have ever had, but it is consistent. Quick and reliable. Basic diner.

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Thank NYCMike96
Management response:

We're glad you can always count on us to deliver for ya. Thanks for the review and for your business. See you again soon, Galaxy Diner Mgmt. More 

New Jersey
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for milkshakes and a snack before hitting Times Square. The food was decent, service decent too. There wasn't anything remarkable about the food, though the fries were definitely top notch, but it's a good easy option in the city.

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Thank srobi85
Management response:

We're glad you could enjoy a no-frills meal with us here. Next time you're in the area, we'd love to see you again for another milkshake. Best, Galaxy Diner Mgmt. More 

Williams Lake, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant is not impressive from the outside, but it has a large menu and delicious food. We had stuffed sole, lasagna and ravioli they all came with a side salad or cup of soup and amazing bread and they were all delicious. The portions are quite large, too full for dessert ... which looked delicious too. I would highly... More 

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Thank Gloria H
Management response:

We're glad we ended up being more than meets the eye! Thanks for choosing to enjoy a meal with us, Gloria. Hope to see you again soon! Take care, Galaxy Diner Mgmt. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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126 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

First time in NYC. Had spent months in the south some years ago. We were just walking around, having an explore. Came across the Galaxy Diner. Looked great. Huge menu, BIG serves, great food at a reasonable price. Recommended.

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Thank LexG_3CL
Management response:

Thanks for stopping by our place! Glad we could keep both you and your wallet full and satisfied. Enjoy the rest of your stay in the city -- see you next time. Best, Galaxy Diner Mgmt. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 13:00
Monday
06:00 - 13:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 13:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 13:00
Thursday
00:00 - 00:00
Friday
00:00 - 00:00
Saturday
00:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 665 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3623
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-586-4885
Description
Galaxy Diner is a traditional diner in New York City. Home of the best burgers, we focus on friendly service & great food at a great price. Enjoy!

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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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