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Ellen's Stardust Diner

1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-6833
+1 212-956-5151
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“waffle fries” (135 reviews)
“finger food” (282 reviews)
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American, Diner, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-6833
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1 - 10 of 12,736 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Really fun being in there. Singing staff - never seen any restaurant like this elsewhere. But if you do not like any loud places you should avoid... Great milkshakes!

Thank Grigeli
Reviewed today via mobile

Freezing cold wait outside — cant believe we queued Crammed in like sardines but staff/service good Singing wait staff with interesting menu options eg rainbow bagels, choc chip pancakes , oreo milk shakes. Bucket passed around for tips for singing staff to help further their...More

Thank Janet E K
Reviewed today

We queued up three times on different days, different times of the day but this place is just too popular! A lovely gentleman came out to advise the queue of waiting times and the process of when you get nearer to the door they will...More

Thank Smaybelline
Reviewed today via mobile

Food wasn’t great but was overpriced. The milkshakes looked good though. Entertainment was okay. Wouldn’t advise for families with children. Will skip this next time in New York.

Thank Mayaven
Reviewed today

A trip to New York would not be complete without a visit to Ellens. The atmosphere is great the staff are super enthusiastic and the entertainment second to none. Well worth a visit and to make things even better the waffles are amazing too

Thank imfloppy
Reviewed today

This is a very popular place to eat - so be prepared to queue for quite a while - we found it was worth the wait tough. The food was pretty good and the service quite speedy - the entertainment was fantastic. Try to go...More

1  Thank LovelyTuscany
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you’re not into the whole interactive fun whilst eating then this is not the place for you. I’ve seen some reviews on how some people find it a bit too much and it puts them off their food. The waiters/waitresses sing as well as...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I don’t get why I heard so much negative feedback about this place. It’s definitely a tourist attraction but it’s actually really worth the visit. There’s always a line to get into the restaurant but it moves very quickly and your told by staff the...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Anxiety heaven, couldn’t relax in this place. Over crammed in. Food was so greasy and tables were wobbling all over the place. Was glad to leave.

Thank Craig J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun place but queued for around two hours. Staff helpful while you wait but they ask if anyone is happy to sit up on the mezzanine level - so slightly out of the main area. We decided to wait for the main restaurant part but...More

Thank NKW37
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Alison R
16 April 2018|
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Response from Smith112Family | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know why you are worried. I wouldn’t go here it’s a disgusting place. Get a decent meal somewhere and then take in a show. Don’t let the singers cover over an absolute disaster
Alison R
16 April 2018|
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Response from Amy E | Reviewed this property |
No. Reservations are only for really large parties....like 10 or 20.
22 March 2018|
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Response from Deannie E | Reviewed this property |
The menu lists some gluten free options, although I have not tried any of them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-6833
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-956-5151
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