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EJ's Luncheonette

1271 3rd Ave, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10021-3657
+1 212-472-0600
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“pancakes” (19 reviews)
“french toast” (9 reviews)
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7:30 am - 10:30 pm Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1271 3rd Ave, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10021-3657
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for a late lunch after touring the Met. The menu variety includes vegetarian and carnivorous selections. The service is courteous and prompt. Prices track to the upper east side of Manhattan. Seating is a bit cramped, however.

Thank kevincW4167YP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for Sunday Brunch and had a fantastic brunch. The place was absolutely packed but we were seated quickly. This diner is fantastic - good coffee, great food and busy. We had pancakes and french toast and scrambled eggs but there were so much...More

Thank SAlice2018
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We wanted to have a good burger in the area, and we had heard EJ is the place: we were not disappointed. EJ is more of a diner than a coffee shop, a bit more refined and with a nice menu with many choices. The...More

Thank marcellos375
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Good menu. Very friendly staff. Had a good brunch. French toast. Bacon and drink. Prices are not cheap but food and service were good. We ordered dinner from them tonight. Hamburgers were really good and nice size. Side dishes were very good. Again costs were...More

Thank tennisbum11746
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We went there for brunch at New Year’s Day and although the place was packed we didn’t have to wait for more than 10 minutes before we got a table. The place looks like something from a movie and it’s really enjoyable to dine there....More

Thank Bellis86
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I stopped by here a few days ago while visiting a patient in Lenox Hill Hospital. I was wondering around Third Avenue looking for a light night meal. The first thing you notice when you enter the luncheonette is that it looks like a diner...More

Thank neil102
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

If your are on or near the east side of Central Park, and want a little taste of an American Diner on your visit. Go to EJ’s. The menu has plenty of options including for vegetarians and all at good prices. I had the original...More

1  Thank Matt_C0e
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoy this place often. The food is good. The manger is polite and we are always happy to return. Tonight we had a waiter named Hyman,and he was horrible. He walked away while I was talking to him. He reached right over to me....More

Thank Stacy M
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was packed on a Sunday around lunch time. The menu was extensive for breakfast and lunch. Food was fresh and fast.

Thank sj9400
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Me and my two friends stopped off for breakfast before a busy day of sightseeing. Our waiter was miserable I asked for pancakes without cinnamon to which he said it was mixed in and I wouldn’t taste it I wasn’t sure that would be true...More

1  Thank sikev
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17 November 2016|
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they are open all day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1271 3rd Ave, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10021-3657
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-472-0600
  • E-mail
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