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Morning Star Restaurant

879 9th Avenue at 57 Street, New York City, NY 10019
+1 212-246-1593
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (30 reviews)
“halloumi” (3 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
879 9th Avenue at 57 Street, New York City, NY 10019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Woman working there had the audacity to touch me. She flicked my forehead because she didn’t agree with me. All the while acting coy. She did like my husband though, that much was obvious. Such an akward and humiliating experience. Had a one week vacation...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is my first review on here. I had to make people aware of the lack of service in this place. We were the only customers in there for breakfast and still we got ignored. No refills, we had to ask for the bill twice...More

Thank Lorr1232015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Proper English back bacon and tasty sausages. Shame the beans weren't British Heinz ones though. The breakfast came with toast and decent coffee.

Thank alplan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While enjoying a beautiful day in the city, we were famished and came upon the Morning Star. Huge menu had so many options that we decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed! I always judge a diner by its coffee.....it was great...More

Thank nnjpeach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always looking for a good, reasonable meal in Columbus Circle area. Walked by, liked the menu, and was happily surprised with the pasta, salad (included!), bread, and wine. Very pleasant service and an easy place to eat solo. Good lighting and sound level (just one...More

Thank jerseyjazz
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

As reviewed, this looks to be another New York diner. But we were pleasantly surprised! The Morning Star is definitely a cut above the rest! Fast, fresh, and friendly... exactly what we wanted to start a busy morning!

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My family and I visit NYC from Scotland (UK) in December every year and our first call is always to the Morning Star. We stumbled across the restaurant on our first visit and we fell in love with it. The food is always excellent and...More

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Went here yesterday for the first time. I don't like the other local diners in my neighborhood, and Morningstar was a refreshing change. The patrons were lots of tourists staying nearby, but also some locals and die-hard regulars. My breakfast sandwich on a bagel was...More

Thank StephS910
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Great place to stop for brakfast or lunch. Good quality for money, nice atmosphere and great views to the bussy street outside. Friendly staff. Will definitely go back if in the neighbourhoud!

Thank SmilyBergen
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This classic American diner was a block down the road from our son's apartment and do convenient for breakfast on our last morning. It was busy, service was excellent and the food very good. My Irish breakfast with white and black pudding was particularly nice.

Thank BigKevTravels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 879 9th Avenue at 57 Street, New York City, NY 10019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-246-1593
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