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Nation's Cafe

875 United Nations Plz, New York City, NY 10017-1814
+1 212-308-2001
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good39%
  • Average34%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
12 Apr 2016
“Ouch! well over priced.”
22 Feb 2016
“WAAAY over priced”
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
875 United Nations Plz, New York City, NY 10017-1814
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

This place looked nice, popular and well catered for. The food was OK when it came - we had 3 lunches, 3 desserts and 3 drinks. Staff were friendly, but nearly had a cardiac arrest when the bill turned up for $97!!! There were 2...More

Thank Phil D
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I ordered in from this place and just simply could not believe my eyes when I saw the charges. I literally got a turkey sandwich, soda and slice of cake. including delivery I spent $37 !!! The turkey itself was delicious BUT, I asked for...More

Thank Cara D
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Good location a cross the avenue from the UN. Typical New York diner with an OK menu. You get fast service and you don't need to wait for the food.

Thank Øyvind D
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Stumbled Upon this cafe while looking for somewhere to have breakfast. Staff great and helpful anfood served quickly and

Thank John B
Reviewed 17 April 2015

We first came here 5 years ago when staying in new York on holiday. We came back for lunch 8th April 2015 before flying back to the London. We sat by the window The food was great as was the service. Some how we managed...More

Thank Donall S
Reviewed 22 January 2015

I went here with my daughters and friends many times. We especially liked their breakfasts on Sunday mornings. My friend said the bacon and maple syrup with French toast was divine. Their omelettes are great too.

Thank Rocketeer2
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Nothing special, nor anything bad about this diner. Pretty much as you'd expect in NYC. Convenient to the United Nations. Comfortable. Fast. Safe.

Thank burnsinny
Reviewed 5 December 2014

the draw is eating nearly across the street from the UN. Basic diner breakfast. Tasty and no frills. Reasonable prices.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Older restaurant at 1st. Ave in NYC. Probably a family run type restaurant. Not fancy but the service and food were good.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 30 October 2014

This place has been there forever, one of the old-fashioned Manhattan cafes that are open all the time, serve breakfast all day long and can come up with anything from omelets and grapefruit for breakfast to burgers and salads and soups to a glass of...More

Thank Oliver S
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 875 United Nations Plz, New York City, NY 10017-1814
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-308-2001
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