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252 8th Avenue, New York City, NY 10011
(212) 243-0980
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English first
Beirut, Lebanon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The New Venus Restaurant is the ideal place for late night/early morning quality diner-style food. The staff are friendly and quick, and will usually remember your order after two visits. My favorite dish here is a grilled-cheese and fried egg sandwich - it's amazing! Also the coffee is good and comes with refills.

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Se Us
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Very nice diner. Staff all friendly and accommodating. Serve breakfast all day. Omelette and potatoes were excellent. Highly recommended.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Had a good hearty breakfast services by a pleasant waiter but experienced ruined by bossy lady (owner?) Telling me the dumb foreigner that 15 % tip was unacceptable and 20 % was needed. Avoid her like the plague

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

No Christmas joy here last night, Santa didn't visit here! just not good, I have gone here many times before and it was always a good regular New York Diner with nice friendly service, lots of hot coffee refills and a good buzz., but not last night........ grumpy waiter,cold food, broiled salmon steak was cold with cold veggies and both... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Open 24/7 - I've eaten breakfasts & dinners there & generally have never been disappointed. This is primarily a Greek diner with a vast menu - something for almost every taste. For breakfasts I've had as little as a bran muffin & as much as an omelet that's served with fried potatoes & toast. The omelets I've had were always... More 

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New York City, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

This restaurant located on 8th Ave and 23rd St serves the food you would expect to find at most diners in New York. The servers are very friendly and the atmosphere is definitely Chelsea, however!

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millerton, ny
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

How did a small orange juice cost $7 and breakfast of scrambled, bacon and coffee for two end up at $27+. With prices like these I doubt this is a neighborhood favorite coffee shop even for New York City. Walk east on 23rd Street and you'll find other places.

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Bayonne, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I have dined at the New Venus often in recent years, and it has always been a reliable place for ample portions and reasonable cost. There is a very large menu, and they manage to deliver tasty food, whether you are there for their weekend brunch offerings, or the daily specials they offer for lunch and dinner. When dining there... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

A large selection of diner food at a great price in NYC. The whole wheat waffle with yogurt berries and nuts. OK...I know, but I was walking the entire day through NYC. I think I can afford it. My son had the usual, a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich. We both ate for $22.00. Not too shabby in NYC!

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Sunrise, Florida
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316 reviews 316 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Unassuming, unpretentious place right out side the subway exit. Huge breakfast menu. Heavy south american influence on the menu. Good sized portions. Combo specials. Reasonably priced. Friendly, efficient wait staff.

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Additional Information about New Venus Restaurant

Address: 252 8th Avenue, New York City, NY 10011
Phone Number: (212) 243-0980
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Greek

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