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Cosmic Diner

888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
+1 212-333-5888
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“potatoes” (27 reviews)
“french toast” (16 reviews)
“home fries” (7 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only a stones throw from our hotel we went along for dinner. We were served by Tony who was brilliant. The burgers that we had were great and this was probably one of my most favourite visits to a diner as it had a real...More

Thank Daren B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at the Cosmic Diner for lunch before a show at the August Willson Theater which is around the corner. They have a very large menu with a good variety. The food is good and the service is friendly and efficient. The price is also...More

Thank ckatmomi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must have eaten here 100 times when I lived in Manhattan, and 100 more times when visiting NYC. The food is good and the cost is reasonable for NYC. The made to order, 24 hours a day menu is great after a night of...More

1  Thank KoolNYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for breakfast here and really liked it. The restaurant is quite small so a bit squished together but would go again.

Thank gillianch84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here for Breakfast one morning. It was a small place with average diner food. Husband got the Western Omelet and I only got the fruit and croissant. Both were just ok.

Thank sjeanhicks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Proximity to our hotel was the first reason we chose the Cosmic Diner for Sunday brunch.Hunger was the second. It proved to be a good choice. Even though the place was absolutely BUZZING with customers, we were ushered to a table almost immediately and like...More

Thank FineMind
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We like diners, we like them because of the large choice and because of the predictable menu. You know what you will get, and usually you know how it will taste. I can't say that we made the right choice this time. The staff was...More

Thank Tibi N
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Have eaten here on several trips to New York. Worth it to see the staff in action, racing, shouting, great food, reasonably priced.Service is always very efficient. no delays and we had delicious breakfasts, lunches and fabulous cheesecake here

Thank eils2010
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I came here with family and friends for Sunday Brunch. Service was prompt and friendly without being overly intrusive. Everyone's coffee cup was kept full and hot (a must). My Belgian Waffle with bananas was very tasty and everyone else at the table enjoyed their...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We came here for a very late dinner. It was very expensive and not good for a diner or restaurant in NYC. It was old looking and server never came to check on us. We had to even ask for our bill. I wouldn't waste...More

Thank timteresa0
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Response from yonyrl | Reviewed this property |
You don't need it. They usually have tables available.
14 February 2015|
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Response from Katherine L | Reviewed this property |
Cosmic Diner seems to be open round the clock, not sure when the staff goes home to sleep. Food is good and it's fast - they do not rush you out so you can enjoy your meal. Deserts are mouthwatering in the case by the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-333-5888
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