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Skylight Diner

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402 W 34th St, New York City, NY 10001-2353
+1 212-244-0395
00:00 - 23:59
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

After a 4 hour walk came across this authentic diner in need of a drink and food. Had a great fried egg sandwich and massive slice of cheesecake. Fantastic find great value. Big plates big helpings

Thank Rachel C
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't know anything about this diner except that it was right where we needed to find a place to eat. What a find! The menu is extensive (as a diner's should be), the pastries and desserts are temptingly on display (as a diner's should be) and the booths are comfortable. All this sets the tone for what's to come:... More 

Thank midwest52016
Barcelona, Spain
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Passed by this diner every day on the way to the convention centre, day 2 onwards I went in to eat. Great selection of dishes to choose from, friendly and fast service and I kept going back.

Thank barchart184
New York City, New York
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67 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were not looking for any gourmet food; just good diner food. Lovely server. Portions generous and food adequate. Fast service and reasonable. For the Penn Station area, it was fine.

Thank alice b
St. Albert, Canada
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126 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This diner has most of the food basics. I had the huevos rancheros for one meal. The sauce was tasty and it felt very southern for breakfast. The other meals are pretty basic. We even had a bagel here. You can do better for bagels and I suggest you do. If you are looking for a basic meal this will... More 

Thank Patricia B
London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here 5 times whilst staying locally. They serve classic American breakfasts. Pancakes and French toast were excellent. Service was excellent most but not all the time. Classic diner - endless coffee and food selection of food.

Thank BenK588
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place is pure Americana full of workmen and business men. Starting there day with a breakfast do not expect a gourmet meal but it's cheap and well worth the cost waitress have the best banter

Thank james D
Mid Hudson, New York
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us went for an early dinner on a weeknight, and there were only a few other tables with customers in the place, handled by multiple wait staff. Waiter took our orders promptly, was a bit slow delivering our beverages, delivered our food when it was ready and then after we finished eating I had to make eye contact... More 

Thank stm5468
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped here for a quick lunch bite. Ordered a ruben which in NY should be decent no matter where you go especially a diner. The food arrived and the fries were almost black they were so overcooked and the sandwich had so little corned beef on it you could barely find it. The sandwich was mainly sauerkraut that tasted... More 

Thank bgunited2
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Monica at Skylight dinner was amazing! Breakfast was delicious. Service was outstanding and very fast plus the food was great. Consistently our waiters came to refill our drinks always ask how we were doing. Love this place will recommend for other people to come. Very close to local hotels and businesses.

Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 W 34th St, New York City, NY 10001-2353
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-244-0395

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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