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Ellen's Stardust Diner

1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
(212) 956-5151
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Ranked #445 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Diner, Delicatessen
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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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Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We had been told about Ellens by a few people before we travelled and all of them said the same thing......The food is not fantastic but the entertainment is amazing.......so true! We ordered a burger and chicken strips, they were fine but nothing exceptional......the entertainment however IS exceptional. All the servers randomly burst into song and are fantastic. Apparently they... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

If you haven't been here, you absolutely must go! I read other reviews about the uniqueness of this place and decided we would attempt to squeeze it in before our 1:00 pm Broadway show The Lion King! It was 21 Dec 2014, Broadway was packed shoulder-to-shoulder with people, and we didn't arrive at Ellen's from Penn Station until 11:45 am.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

great show and great fast service!! we had a late dinner and the food was great. We had better desserts at other places, but well worth going to for the show. The waitstaff are singers and dancers and perform while you are being served. Very loud and crowded, but fast!

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Montrose, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We walked through empty streets in New York at 08:00 on a Sunday morning, got to this diner to find a queue outside !!!!! Was well worth it. The staff gave a constant repertoire of musical numbers whilst serving us !!! And breakfast was tasty and substantial !!!!!

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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

While the food is underwhelming, it is not bad. we had the chicken pot pie and desert. But I would go back anyway. It was so fun to see all the wait staff sing and they would even come up and sing to your table. They are really good. It was crowded but we didnt' have to wait outside like... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This is a fantastic place to go to for a meal, the staff are serving you, then next minute, they are taking it in turn to get up and sing !! what a fantastic place - wish I had visited here more often. I went in for a tea and cheesecake - Phew! lovely cheesecake - you get a hugh... More 

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New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The atmosphere of this diner is why it is so popular. Such talented waiters/waitresses all awaiting their turn at Fame. They all takes turn at entertaining us with their amazing voices.Must recommend their Fish Tacos. Beautifully presented and fresh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Our first morning of the day I was proposed too and what a start. You need to get there before 9am or you will have to wait in line around the block. The guys are amazing they even do requests, my other half hates musicals but he even loved it so it must be good? Take a few dollars tho... More 

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Romford, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Came here with some friends for a meal as it had been recommended by the locals. What a great place! Great food, great entertainment and a great laugh. If you're in this part of town it's well worth a visit. I'd recommend the alcoholic milkshakes...they go down very well!

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Los Altos, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

First night in NY this trip and went out for a walk stumbling by Ellen's. So crowded that we decided to go in, have a late dinner and get out of the cold. Great place. Waiters are waiting for their first or return gig on Broadway. They perform for the customers...everyone we heard was as good or better than anyone... More 

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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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