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856 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5204
+1 212-757-4477
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The guys behind the counter were friendly. I bought one Napoleon and one Eclair. It was $14.00. Ridiculous!!!! The Eclair literally had NO FLAVOR. It was beautiful but tasted like cardboard. The Napoleon was pretty good but for the price I was very disappointed and will never go there again. I didn't try their sandwiches or other items and they... More 

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Utica, New York
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1,783 reviews
558 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 677 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Stopped in on a cold evening for two lattes. Excellent service, good coffee. Will be happy to return for more!

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New York City, New York
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94 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Premier Cafe at the corner of 7th Avenue & 55th Street is a good alternative dining option for tourists and the guests at nearby hotels such as Sheraton Times Square Hotel, London Hotel, Parker le Meridien Hotel. Premier Cafe has deli set up on the ground floor and restaurant set up on the upper floor. The ground floor deli section... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was turned away on a Saturday morning because they would not seat me as I was only by myself. When I asked if I could have the open booth that was set for two. I was told no, because they need it for four people. I ended up leaving because they would not serve me, one person. I have... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Really speedy service ....... only had to wait a few minutes for breakfast. Reasonable prices and large portions. Staff were friendly and welcoming. We returned several times and would recommend to anyone wanting a quick bite to eat before heading out to the sites

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texas
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My husband and I took an anniversary trip to NYC the weekend of 9/11. We had done the hop on/off bus tour and we were hungry so we got off and ate at Premier Cafe. It seems like the quintessential New York Deli; neon lights, choice after choice of deli meats, cheese and other goodies! It was about 8:30pm so... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The quality for price ratio here is way off balance - everything is overpriced for the quality. My companion and I each had burgers - 1 the vegetarian, I, the turkey: both were below average and because we didn't order the DELUXE versions, they came like slabs of grey on open cardboard: we had to ask for a piece of... More 

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New York City, New York
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112 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We overpaid $10 for one cheesecake slice. It is overpriced and speculative. You can find same cake slice at any cafe for 5-6 dollars at neighboor cafe. The man at counter was rude and blatant when I ordered hot tea water cup. He poured and splashed water cup to me because I did not give tips for their poor blatant... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I went here with a colleague because we wanted to find a typical manhattan pastrami sandwich for lunch. The cafe is clean and bright, and even at peak lunchtime the service was pleasant (not smiling and joking, but pleasant) and quick. The large counter is full of fresh looking sandwiches, wraps, cakes and pastries. I had the "lean hot pastrami... More 

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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I had never been to New york before and it was really overwhelming at first.It was difficult to pick where to eat due to the amount of food establishments, So actually we looked on here and discovered this restaurant nearby to our hotel so close we could see it from our hotel window. so off we went. At first when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 856 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5204
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-757-4477

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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