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Morning Star Cafe

949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
+1 212-588-1050
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“morning star” (21 reviews)
“pancakes” (31 reviews)
“french toast” (17 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Went there with my familiy during summer 2016, what a nice experience!! Recommend it 100% :) totally coming back!! MEMJ

Thank MEMJ82
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This small restaurant serves very good breakfasts. Quickly, efficiently and at a very good price. The bacon is perfect, the coffee good, the waitresses delightful and friendly. And guess what! They have good grits!!! That's about the best thing I can say about a breakfast...More

Thank Lazrlady
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Dined here a few times and got takeaway. It's open 24/7 (just closes 10pm on Sundays) with a huge variety of meals - hot meals, cold meals, fruit salad etc etc. All the food has been delicious and fresh. Lovely staff and very efficient. Would...More

Thank EatPrayLove123
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

It was a busy place, but our party of 5 was seated right away at 9:00 am on a Saturday. The service was excellent, and the food and coffee was delicious. The prices are about what you would expect in Manhattan. We will keep this...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

went here for breakfast and ordered pancakes with bacon. all our food arrived promptly and the staff were polite and attentive. The food was delicious and only cost $43 for three people which is great value compared to other breakfast places we tried which weren't...More

Thank James_h02
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We went here despite some of the previous reviews. We wanted a quick and easy breakfast before leaving the city. This was just what we needed. We had good, quick service and classic diner food breakfast.

Thank sharon_travels12
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I went to the ess-a-bagel nearby, but the line was so long that I didn't want to wait. Found this place from the Internet. I had a cappuccino and a bagel with cream and lox. Was delicious! Both for 18.40$. The staff were friendly and...More

Thank felixR64
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Location in mid-town near our hotel was very convenient. We were searching for a place for breakfast and just happened across MorningStar. The food was typical diner breakfast of scrambled eggs, home fries, toast and bacon, plus juice and coffee. Everything was fine; nothing to...More

Thank Michele G
Reviewed 3 July 2016

No frills, but good food and efficiently fast service. Great value for New York City...breakfast was very affordable compared to restaurants nearby.

Thank Henry L
Reviewed 23 June 2016

First time to dine in a diner. The hotel recommended Morning Star for me to try out a local breakfast restaurant. It was a nice experience. The restaurant was busy, have to wait to get a table. I was alone, had no problem getting a...More

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Megan D
21 October 2015|
Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry no idea! It was certainly very well run but didn't notice who was running it all.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-588-1050
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