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Norma's

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119 W 56th St, Le Parker Meridien, New York City, NY 10019-4000 (6th and 7th Avenue)
+1 212-708-7460
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Today
07:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 15:00
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London
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I remember visiting Norma's about 15 years ago and being wowed by the size and quality of the food. However, on our visit last week I was less than impressed. Yes you do still receive a large amount of food, but we found better (and cheaper) in the smaller diners. I think they have let their standards drop, which is... More 

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NY
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177 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Making a reservation was very smooth, the gentleman that I spoke with was very pleasant. Upon arrival, hostess was very attentive with a smile and we were seated immediately. The restaurant is bright clean and airy without the typical tight seating most NYC restaurants have. Our waiter was fantastic! Blond hair, fair skin gentlemen (name??) His service was great with... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I visited Norma's with my SIL, niece and friend. We loved the service and the food. I had the waffle which was spectacular. We shared and rotated plates so I also tried the delicious French toast and delightful German pancake. Also order were the oatmeal with berries and the grapefruit. I will be back the next time in NYC.

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BERMUDA
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172 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Scrambled edd and bacon and a pot of tea was $45 (for one person). - okay it came with lovely baby new potatoes and a croissant and a shot of a mango banana smoothie, but ?..wel i can't say I'd do that again. Beatifully presented and a very comfortable atmosphere.

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St Augustine
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great stop if you want an over the top NYC breakfast. Huge portions, great food, but the service is lacking.

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Thank Mekana
Marysville, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food great service fabulous atmosphere!! Come when you can! Reservations are easy to make and it is soooo worth it

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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267 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the place is hidden in the hotel and hard to notice we went there for their famous menu and we were rewarded with great food and very happy and attentive staff Defiantly will be on my breakfast list once I am back

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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only went here for brunch and it was fabulous. Delicious brunch with all the works of anything you can imagine you would want to eat at brunch. Definitely would go back. Make reservations!!

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Thank mirroberts
St. John's, Canada
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for breakfast while staying in the hotel. The orange juice was freshly squeezed and the shot glass of the day's smoothie was a nice treat. We had two kinds of eggs benedict which were ok but overpriced. The English Breakfast tea was very weak. Service was very good.

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Syosset, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the breakfast food is very expensive but very unique with huge portions. Problem is there is a fruit fly problem. Every time I eat here , the bugs are bothersome at the table while you are waiting and gets increasingly worse when the food is served. This is disgusting and very annoying especially for such a high end breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 100
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 W 56th St, Le Parker Meridien, New York City, NY 10019-4000
    (6th and 7th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: N,R,W,Q and F
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-708-7460
Description
Voted "Best Breakfast" on Citysearch.com!
There is no need to be "A Morning Person" to enjoy what many call the "BEST" most "INTERESTING" Breakfast in Town, served until 3PM at this "ATTRACTIVE" Hotel. Midtowner, die-hard sleep-in say, "it should be open later."

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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