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Cafe Europa - 5th Ave.

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545 5th Ave (Bet 44th and 45th), New York City, NY 10036-7504
(212) 398-0084
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Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout

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Good place for soup, sandwiches, salads, and baked good.

This is a good place for a good, reliable, basic meal without breaking the bank. You can get large sandwiches, soups, make your own salads, and baked goods. Fast and reliable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 28, 2015
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited this cafe three out of the four days we were in New York it was quick service and cheap and the food was delicious and fresh, we had the fresh beagles with cream cheese and bacon , we also tried the sandwiches which were great.

Thank Lisa E
Cincinnati, Ohio
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226 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

This is a good place for a good, reliable, basic meal without breaking the bank. You can get large sandwiches, soups, make your own salads, and baked goods. Fast and reliable.

Thank LibbyH1
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299 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This part of NYC has many fine restaurants but some are a complete rip off. This little place is fine for a snack and a sandwhich, The pasta is cooked in front of you and the portion decent for the average diner. give it a try,

Thank micra03
Sao Paulo, SP
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137 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Not very nice staff ... It seems like they are doing a favor if they look at you and care about you... I asked for soy milk and they told me that they don't have, but instead they do.. Expensive for what they offer :(

Thank adrianahaddad
Purvis, MS
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Enjoyed my breakfast here. Had a large cream cheese bagel & a cup of oatmeal with brown sugar. Fresh squeezed orange juice as a drink. Total was $9. Taste was very good. Would definitely recommend if you are wanting a quick breakfast option in the area.

Thank Andrew C
Valley Stream, NY
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132 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

very good eggs etc for breakfast good sandwiches Its a take out place but a good one very busy at lunch time very quiet at dinner

Thank mzukerman
Greenville, South Carolina
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Stopped into Cafe Europa to refuel while shopping on Fifth Avenue with my husband. We both ordered cafe au laits and a chocolate croissant to share. A great pick-me-up!

Thank LMSunFun
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We went to Cafe Europa at about 4pm on a Sunday afternoon. We only had tea and cake, but oh, the cake was lovely. My husband had carrot cake and I had the apple cinnamon pie, Yum, yum. Our visit coincided with the end of a concert at Carnegie Hall, which is on the opposite corner, and we watched all... More 

Thank Sheffbird_10
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54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Cafe Europa is located on 5th ave in Midtown Manhattan. They have a wide variety of food choices. My favorite is the chopped salad. You pick your greens and then they add as many toppings as you would like on an assembly line type system. Then the salad is put through an industrial type food processor and it is chopped... More 

Thank Poconop
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We enjoyed our breakfast here - a wrap with sausage, egg, mushroom and tomato, and pancakes with sausages. Juice was nice, tea was passable.

Thank 533B_m_C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 545 5th Ave (Bet 44th and 45th), New York City, NY 10036-7504
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 398-0084

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Greek, Delicatessen

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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