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119 7th Avenue New York, New York City, NY 10010 (Chelsea)
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Ranked #1,581 of 11,577 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Californian
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Chelsea
Cross street: Between 17th and 18th Streets
Transit: 1 train to 18th Street, and A, C, E, F, L, 2 & 3 trains to 14th Street
Description: CAFETERIA offer's a nostalgically familiar, yet cutting edge twist on American comfort cuisine. With our expertise in food, fashion and music, we assure that all of your senses will be satisfied! We invite you to experience our famous signature dishes like the Meatloaf, Fried Chicken and Waffles, our world renowned Mac and Cheese, Mac Attack, Lemon Ricotta Pancakes and more. Our hand crafted seasonal and organic cocktails are second to none; including everything from the Aloe Citrus Martini, to carafes of Cactus Pear Champagne Mojitos. Open for you around the clock, CAFETERIA is where anyone and everyone flock for Breakfast served until 5 PM, decadent Brunches, Blue Plate Specials, addictive Desserts and Late Night cravings. The outdoor cafe is a must in the warmer months and our Lounge is the perfect setting for any event. Join us for a taste of affordable luxury that can be enjoyed with family and friends.
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Hands down my new favorite dinner/drinks spot in NYC. The experience starts right from walking in the door, Doug, the host, was personable and friendly. We got sat in the lounge downstairs and had more room then we needed and we weren't complaining about it. The chairs in the restaurant above are a bit squished together. Our server John was... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The food was great as well as the music. I was dancing and eating at the same time. The service was good as well. You were supposed to have a reservation but they allowed us to sit anyways without a reservation.

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New Jersey
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163 reviews 163 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Convenient to the Rubin Museum, a very quiet place. So Cafeteria's noise level came as almost a shock. Outside you get the roar of the subway under 7th Avenue and the heavy traffic sounds and smells. Inside it's all flat surfaces and totally cacaphonous. Too bad, because the menu's interesting and the food's pretty good. Went with three friends. I... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This place proved to be one of those rare treats where the food tastes even better than it sounds on the menu. I'm vegetarian and wasn't too impressed with the veggie selection which was basically salad, mace and cheese or, yawn, yet another veggie burger. I opted for the veggie burger on a multigrain bun and it was probably the... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Found this place after reading great reviews on here. My aunt and I went for lunch, and I have to say that the ONLY "bad" thing was that so many menu items looked delicious on the menu and going by our table. My fried chicken BLT was to die for. Highly recommended. Will definitely be back to try many other... More

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Salvador, BA
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142 reviews 142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Sat outside because of our dog and the street noise is a bit much at lunch. But the Cobb salad was good and my sandwich was nicely done with chips to die for. The unisex bathroom needs a set of instructions to navigate.

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south carolina
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260 reviews 260 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stopped here for a late lunch. Outdoor seating recommended but sat inside as it looked like rain. The place is extremely noisy and could not here the person I was having lunch with. Not a good place for a business meeting but service was good as well as our soup and salad.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Everybody was super nice and the food was awesome!. Great chicken and waffles. Love the decor and the staff is very stylish..... Thanks again for helping making our visit fantastic!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I ate lunch here with my family. It was very popular on a Sunday afternoon and we had to wait 15 minutes outside, but they quickly got us. The food was what I guess is called "comfort food" and overall it was pretty good, but the portions were gigantic. Probably the best item was the mac & cheese. I had... More

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Tupelo, MS
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133 reviews 133 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Open 24 hours -- name can be deceiving you order off of menu-- and food is top notch--- got appetizer of Mac Attack-- a sample of all 3 Mac n cheeses-- Lamb burger-- chicken and waffles and chicken sandwich --- this was our favorite meal of our 11 day visit

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Additional Information about cafeteria

Address: 119 7th Avenue New York, New York City, NY 10010
Phone Number: 212.414.1717
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Californian

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