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The Comfort Diner

214 East 45th Street, New York City, NY
(212) 867-4555
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Ranked #670 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Lemon ricotta pancakes. Womlet (that's an omelette over a waffle). Red flannel hash (corned beef hash with a tasty, non artery-blocking spin). The list goes on... Full disclosure, my little girl loves TCD, so we go a few times a month and it's a local spot for us. That said, the lines out the door suggest it's not just regulars... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

As the title of this review states, this place has pretty solid food and is decently priced (I had soup and a salad and my friend had the same with coffee); its not all as expensive as I thought a diner right across from Grand Central Terminal would be. While I'm not in the area every day, I'd like to... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

If your from the UK looking for a true diner experience go here. It was very busy with locals, always a good sign. It's not fancy but the food is great.

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Torpoint, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We wanted a NY 'Diner' meal and we were not disappointed, we got there about 8pm and it was fairly busy and had a good feel about it, the waitress was friendly and wanted to talk about England and we were happy to answer any questions, the owner (I think) was also very friendly and talked about his favorite English... More 

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Brewerton, New York
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124 reviews 124 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Asked concierge at Wyndham if this diner was good, she replied "Not bad". Seated way in the back by a garbage smelling line cook's window. Diner was very busy, so we thought we had a winner. Veggie chile came cold, asked for new one, returned in 2 minutes with sauce and sour cream all mixed in, then requested a new... More 

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

When you slide into a booth that was worn out two decades back, you worry you've made an error. On the front of the menu you're offered eggs, toast, potatoes for one price; on the back, it's cheaper. And then...breakfast comes: good wheat toast, fresh eggs, potatoes with flavor. It's a diner, yes, but much nicer than it looks. On... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Service was fast and friendly pancakes were really good! Nice old school diner.. Defiantly recommend it.. Try the lemonade

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Lecce, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

That was easily the worst (culinarian) experience we have had in 10 days(!) of visiting new york. I have been there with my parents and my sister on our last day in new york. we came here because it was central and seemed nice on the internet; couldn't have been more wrong! The staff was very unfriendly, nobody even greeted... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This review is for the Comfort Diner's location on 399 Grand St. I picked this since it was 2 blocks from the Holiday Inn I was at. Things look very new and clean. We were the first in the door at 8am on a Sunday, the door was unlocked just for us, we may have pulled on it at 7:58am.... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We stopped in to the Comfort Diner because it was convenient when we were hungry and we were looking for something better than deli counter food but for less than white-cloth cost. Carefully choosing the right door of the two side-by-side eating establishments, we stepped in to a pleasantly decorated narrow and long diner, full of happy eaters. The decorations... More 

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Additional Information about The Comfort Diner

Address: 214 East 45th Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: (212) 867-4555
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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