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Morning Star Cafe

949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
+1 212-588-1050
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“morning star” (21 reviews)
“pancakes” (32 reviews)
“french toast” (19 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My regular local spot for breakfast whenever I'm in New York.Great spot.Good food and quick service. Good value aswell.

Thank Jochma
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

After a terrible lunch at a Turkish restaurant downtown (read my previous review) I went back to my hotel, the Hilton Garden Inn and went for an explore in the other direction away from the city. I came across Morning Star and loved the look...More

Thank VindalooQueen11
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stopped into Morning Star Cafe for breakfast before heading out for some sightseeing because it was nearby our hotel and we were delighted by our choice. The omelets were large and fluffy, the home fries were well-seasoned and yummy, the service was attentive and...More

Thank Southernfried4
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

When staying in mid east side we always make a point if having breakfast here. Steady and reliable, service is fast and friendly. Coffee is always hot! Great for smaller parties but they will squeeze in tables of 7-8 if need be....

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Went there with my familiy during summer 2016, what a nice experience!! Recommend it 100% :) totally coming back!! MEMJ

Thank MEMJ82
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This small restaurant serves very good breakfasts. Quickly, efficiently and at a very good price. The bacon is perfect, the coffee good, the waitresses delightful and friendly. And guess what! They have good grits!!! That's about the best thing I can say about a breakfast...More

Thank Lazrlady
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Dined here a few times and got takeaway. It's open 24/7 (just closes 10pm on Sundays) with a huge variety of meals - hot meals, cold meals, fruit salad etc etc. All the food has been delicious and fresh. Lovely staff and very efficient. Would...More

Thank EatPrayLove123
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

It was a busy place, but our party of 5 was seated right away at 9:00 am on a Saturday. The service was excellent, and the food and coffee was delicious. The prices are about what you would expect in Manhattan. We will keep this...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

went here for breakfast and ordered pancakes with bacon. all our food arrived promptly and the staff were polite and attentive. The food was delicious and only cost $43 for three people which is great value compared to other breakfast places we tried which weren't...More

Thank James_h02
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We went here despite some of the previous reviews. We wanted a quick and easy breakfast before leaving the city. This was just what we needed. We had good, quick service and classic diner food breakfast.

Thank sharon_travels12
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Megan D
20 October 2015|
Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry no idea! It was certainly very well run but didn't notice who was running it all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-588-1050
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