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Ellen's Stardust Diner

1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
(212) 956-5151
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Ranked #444 of 11,869 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Diner, Delicatessen
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Smithtown, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

I have to mention first that we knew what we coming into when we came to Ellen's. Tourist attraction, good for the kids etc. The wait staff was very nice and were talented but the food, oh boy! I've been to many "diners" in my day but I think this was one of the worst food experiences I've ever had.... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Went for an evenings entertainment after hearing rave reviews. We waited 25 minutes in the freezing cold for a table and we're all really excited when it was was our turn. The food was good but the milkshakes are glorious. All in all a good evening .

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

A great experience. The diner is staffed by performing arts wannabes who, when they're not serving you, are singing on the tables. Great songs professionally sung by people who have either appeared or are likely to appear on the Broadway stage. Great fun meal. Food itself was excellent and of great quantity!! Our waitress, Nikki Pope, has written a play... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I was recently in NYC on business and had some time to kill before my flight. Some friends and i went to the Stardust Cafe. The atmosphere was great and our waiter was nice. The singing was very entertaining. The food was ok. I had the Marlon Brando Meatball sub. It was good but not knock your socks off. It... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This place was the worse part of my trip. The food was over priced and did not taste very good. The building is very run down. The overall experience was not good. Couldn't wait to leave!

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Welling, Kent
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60 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Anyone visiting NY should pay a visit to Ellen's! It's a really good fun night with all the waiters and waitresses taking it in turns to sing. The only thingI would say is there are lulls where they are waiting for people to finish what they are doing so it's not as seemless as it could be, but no real... More 

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The breakfast was ok, I had the short stack with bacon & maple syrup and coffee. The maple syrup was pre-packed stuff and not great. Coffee was topped up plenty, once by one of the waitresses mid-song. They're a good bunch of singers and put on a bit of a show. That's ultimately what you're there for. Don't expect too... More 

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Roscommon, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

visited Stardust on 26th Jan and found the service and entertainment brilliant but visited again on 27th and totally disappointed, because i invited friends and family because of my last experience but received a horrible reception from our host Meg! The food was fine but dont order pasta as its not great. I totally support these actors and actresses and... More 

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Royse City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Ellen's must be on your to-do list when visiting NYC! The food is okay but the entertainment is what you come for! I got goose bumps during some of the performances and the emcee really kept the crowd going. We did have to wait in line to get in and ended up meeting a family from Australia. They made the... More 

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Polk City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The servers are talented, aspiring Broadway performers just waiting for their big break. Awesome singers!

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Additional Information about Ellen's Stardust Diner

Address: 1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number: (212) 956-5151
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: American, Diner, Delicatessen

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