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Skylight Diner

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402 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10001
212-244-0395
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Delivery

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  • 108
    Excellent
  • 134
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food!

As many times as I go to NYC, have never been in this small diner, walked by while waiting for Megabus back home, and went in for a small bite to eat. Food is very good, little pricey but that's what anybody should expect for New York city, right on 34th between 10th and 9th Avenue.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Edmonton, Canada
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great breakfast, of course, I chose to eat at Lunch time =). I had the Skylight's Frittata; ate well, very efficient service, imo very New York diner experience, loved it!

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Surrey, UK
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It won't win a Michelin star but the food is generous and tasty. Seems to be popular with local police precinct which can't be a bad sign.

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NYC
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

In the heart of all the tourist franchises near 34th street, this diner stands above the rest. Open 24 hours, full bar and long menu sure to please anyone! This place has it all.

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Cape Coral, Fl
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is the best diner in midtown, period. End of story! Everything is great, it doesn't matter what you order. Portions are huge. We love this place!

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Had our first NY meal after a long arduous day of travel. There were lots of options from cold to hot, small and large dishes. I had a salad with a side of fries which were delicious. The waiter was lovely and friendly, my salad, though was ENORMOUS and I had to leave half of it!! I had a tuna... More 

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Food was fresh delicous, had steak and didn't expect much, but was blown away by the great meal that came. Five star servers also.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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501 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

As many times as I go to NYC, have never been in this small diner, walked by while waiting for Megabus back home, and went in for a small bite to eat. Food is very good, little pricey but that's what anybody should expect for New York city, right on 34th between 10th and 9th Avenue.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

First morning at The New Yorker we had breakfast at the Tick Tock Diner. Around 20 dollars each. Had a look around hotel and found this on 9th Ave . out hotel to right right again to Top junction cross then sharp left cannot miss it. They do 20 different platters that include an orange juice iced water tea/coffee, plus... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We entered this place and it was a complete surprise. The food was really good, the portions were huge and the prices were very reasonable.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I came to this dinner 2 years ago and when I came back to New York had to go back as the service and food was great. The staff are very helpful and the food delicious. Very close to Madison square garden for anyone staying in that area

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Additional Information about Skylight Diner

Address: 402 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10001
Phone Number: 212-244-0395
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: American, Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 402 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10001
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: 212-244-0395

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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