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Old John's Luncheonette

) #2,618 of 9,354 Restaurants in New York City $ American,
148 W 67th St, New York City, NY 10023-5965
+1 212-874-2700
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“meatloaf” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Diner
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LOCATION
148 W 67th St, New York City, NY 10023-5965
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 14 June 2017

I wandered through the Lincoln Center area today and found Old John's Luncheonette, a delightful surprise and a great place for a simple breakfast. Service was fast and efficient; my two eggs over easy on a roll with bacon were perfect, albeit a little messy...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We've had breakfast here for years, and keep coming back because it is consistently solid. They're not aiming to impress: instead, they want to give you good food for a low price. A food anchor in the neighborhood.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My girlfriend and I moved to the Lincoln Square area a few months ago. The diners in the area are either completely horrible or good but too expensive. We happened upon Old John's a few weeks ago on our way to the Apple Store. It's...More

Thank StephS910
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A peaceful little diner on the west side right near Lincoln Center, this was a great place to stop for dinner. Nothing fancy, and a basic but solid diner menu. I had the meatloaf; tasty enough, but the gravy was what made it delicious. I...More

Thank CWH3
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had breakfast here twice and would strongly recommend it. The food was good - such fluffy pancakes - and the service personal and friendly. Popular with locals and with a really genuine feel to it.

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I enjoyed Old John's Luncheonette. it reminded me of the Manhattan I knew thirty years ago, not fancy and not overpriced, but comfortable and cozy, a nice place for a long conversation with a friend. The burgers (both meat and vegetarian) were good, as were...More

Thank Sunfl0werVT
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were looking for a place and I found this on Trip Advisor so we gave it a try. Definitely a neighborhood favorite (a good thing in my book). The waitress even asked the lady at the next table if she wanted her "usual". Service...More

Thank Suemagootwo
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Old John's is a longtime family-owned neighborhood place - basic diner/coffee shop food (in NYC diners are coffee shops) such as grilled cheese, Greek salad, eggs etc. The kindhearted owner passed away a year ago and his son is now managing the place. Old John's...More

Thank jemk
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It's really unremarkable, so much so I hesitate to call it underwhelming. What more is there to say. I've been there 10 times in 10 years. Every time I was met with reasonable staff, the reason I give it 3 stars, but the food just...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I don't think is a fantastic or even a good place. Went there in a few times, mostly for breakfasts. Some people probably like it. It's pretty expensive, compare to the place.If U lucky there is a very nice waitress there. Maybe the place is...More

Thank susan R
Nearby
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 W 67th St, New York City, NY 10023-5965
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-874-2700
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