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159 Lexington Ave, 30th Street, New York City, NY 10016-8154
+1 212-481-3800
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (209 reviews)
“pancakes” (92 reviews)
“french toast” (49 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
159 Lexington Ave, 30th Street, New York City, NY 10016-8154
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Reviewed yesterday

Saw great reviews and as staying in hotel next door, decided to visit. Walked into a really cosy place with a nice homely feel. The waiter was polite and friendly. Both the wife and I ordered the omelette which came with a mix of potato...More

Thank Page2302
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We chose this place as it was close to our restaurant. It has a relaxed atmosphere and the breakfast menu provided a good variety. Would visit again

Thank fantazeyEngland
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quite unassuming little place until you get inside. Bustling atmosphere warm and super busy. Stopped in here for a quick breakfast on our first morning in NYC, fast service.. my partner had the 3 item omelette whilst I had the bacon egg lettuce tomato on...More

Thank Siân M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small but great service and fantastic food!! Go early for a table!! Gets busy around 9 am. I enjoyed a latte and the eggs any way with potatoes and toast! We were 13 and were able to get 2 tables but early!! If your not...More

Thank alinaandgreg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hipster like woah, but food was really good and plentiful for the cost. A side of bacon was $6 but it was more bacon than I could finish with my food. They have coffee while you wait too. Use the "wait in line" app to...More

Thank Erin N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for breakfast and the food was awesome. Very healthy and delicious! Their omelets are delicious and so are their pancakes and infamous nutella french toast!

Thank georgiaspsarra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice breakfast, more healthy than fry up but has plenty to offer for everyone. Table service was fast and food was hot and good quality. If you are looking for a more rustic experience this is a great place. Rather small in size but adds...More

Thank AnthonyMLeeds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for some reasonably priced breakfast. The place was extremely busy but we got a table and the service was quick and friendly. Some of the dishes had a bit of a twist which made a nice change. Looks like they try and cater...More

Thank Laboux
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A warm place, a lovely staff, an attracting menu, comforting hot drinks and delicious meals. What else?

Thank Maxime C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice and cozy atmosphere, but a long wait and not so confortable sitting. The food was ok. Une longue attente pour des brunchs finalement assez ordinaires. Très bon café!

1  Thank Gorali
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Questions & Answers
9 November 2017|
Response from Neal P | Reviewed this property |
I do, but I’m not sure if Penelope’s does. You can inquire, by calling them. Hopefully they’ll accommodate you, or ask for an alternative menu item. Good luck.
Claire S
22 September 2017|
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Response from Anthony W | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can make reservations, however, though they get busy, it's probably not necessary. Enjoy your experience!
Michael F
28 May 2015|
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Response from Lukus H | Property representative |
Hi! Sorry for the delay. Virtually all of our breakfast options (other than the pancakes, waffles, and possibly french toast) can be made gluten free. We have a phenomenal gluten free bread we can use to swap out for any of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Lexington Ave, 30th Street, New York City, NY 10016-8154
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-481-3800
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