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390 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10018-8104
+1 212-563-9444
11:00 - 21:00
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206 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in for breakfast and was pleased with the choice available. I went with the bagel and cream cheese and they were not stingy with the cream cheese. Clean and well presented food.

Thank 4chillis
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I got attracted by the food close to the window. Although we are not a buffet type of people, we got in and everything looked so fresh and healthy that we decided to try it out. Unfortunately they didn't have vegan sandwich, so we went for the buffet with vegan options. It was amazingly delicious! Perfectly seasoned... More 

Thank Brisa C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice food for reasonable prices, every time fresh salads and fruits. Really good for breakfast, snack or dinner. Really good coffe and desserts. Wide range of dishes- panini, pizza, salad, fast-food, asian cuisine,...

Thank Barbora B
Phoenix, Arizona
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716 reviews
427 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I was staying near here and just fancied a grilled sandwich and drink to go. This has a great selection of salads, sandwiches/paninis and fruit....and am sure more. I ended up with a vegetarian panini and it was great. Only went here once but would go back fro breakfast as well when I am back in New York

Thank TutinsPony
Suva, Fiji
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Across the 5th Ave from my hotel, I could see this corner restaurant everyday, but what atttracted me was the amazing fresh fruits displays, many of them tropical fruits and it took me a while to figure out they were part of the breakfast buffet and selling by weight. Great mango, papaya and other exotic fruits cuts. i had a... More 

Thank francois210
United States
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31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

OVERVIEW: My wife and I came here for dinner after visiting the Empire State Building located a few blocks away. My wife ordered the pizza, and I ordered a self-serve meal from the buffet. There wasn’t much selection of food on the buffet line. Furthermore, it’s quite evident most of the Asian style food selection was not fresh. It looks... More 

1 Thank TravellingTroubadour
Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

food substandard - easier to order from a chinese restaurant or salad bar - too expensive and food is not even that tasty...ended up paying $18 bucks for a plate with lo mein, two chicken wings and a few strips of beef & broccoli

Thank Marcello C
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We popped in for lunch which was ok although a bit expensive for what it was. What bothered us immensely was the patronising service from the lady (the one wearing the bizarre hat and dodgy 80's lipstick) who had the strangest manner ever. Having had great service from just about everyone since we arrived here, she really let the side... More 

Thank Cookies & C
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for breakfast. Really cheap for NYC. Food ok and set us up for a day of walking. One of the chefs however was very rude to my partner for literally no reason. So that would make me think twice about going back.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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413 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We went here for a drink yoday and it is quite nice , for under $10 we got a wine and a coffee. It was a shame we were not hungry as there was a very varied menu and what people were having looked amazing.

Thank slocker1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10018-8104
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-563-9444

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

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