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Cosmic Diner

888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
(212) 333-5888
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Ranked #2,299 of 11,586 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: Diner
Neighborhood:
Times Square / Theater District
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We heard about this restaurant from our local Hop On-Hop Off bus guide. Located on 8th street, open 24 hours/day, this restaurant proved to be one of our most enjoyed stops during our NYC stay. The hostess had a great smile and attitude. The wait staff was also very friendly, offering to refill coffee many times. The food was tasty... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Ok meals, price average but dining experience was average. Close to hotel but would recommend going to an Irish pub in the area.

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Bolton, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a breakfast at 12:30 on Columbus Day. Kind server - with a nice attitude. The food was good - and the coffee was better than many places. I would eat here again. Reasonable prices for midtown Manhattan.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We visited this diner 3 times. Very reasonable, especially the specials. Endless coffee and tea. Favourite was the French Toast and Bacon with Maple syrup! Staff very friendly.

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Greystones, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had breakfast here every morning during our stay in New York. I chose it based on the reviews I read and I wasn't disappointed. The quality and quantity of food was excellent and good value. Give it a try if you're staying close by.

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chicago
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Fast, friendly service, good food. Breakfast any time and good comfort food. Ask for the jelly mints under the counter.

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Wilkes-Barre, PA
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127 reviews 127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Diner atmosphere, but tasty, well prepared food which is downright cheap for a major tourist area - a great buy! Restaurant staff very friendly, attentive, and competent. Portions very large. Quite an extensive menu, with a large number of American & Mediterranean choices from sandwiches & salads & to full course meals (the moussaka was fantastic). Many daily specials. Definitely... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

During our stay in New York, we just couldn't help but return to this little diner. The food was so good! and there was so much selection. the service was great, constant coffee refills were offered and by the end of our stay the knew and remembered us. I will definitely be back here when i return to the city!

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We had a brunch or a late breakfast on our last day in New York. It was a really busy place but we seated really quickly and our server was very friendly. I got the eggs Benedict and my husband had the corned beef hash. Both dishes were big servings, the food was delicious and very filling. I would recommend... More

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Raisio, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you want to have original and real American Diner food, go and visit this place. Portions are big and they taste good, and as you can imagine, locals crowd this diner. The wear-out marks on the floor made by the the chairs tell that this must be a popular place :)

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