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496 Ninth Ave, New York City, NY 10018 (Hell's Kitchen)
212-564-7350
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Ranked #1,947 of 11,840 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $19
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Eclectic
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
New York City, New York, USA
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I miss Market Cafe as it was a cool, hip upscale diner type eatery in a neighborhood lacking good restaurants. They've changed the look & feel and is now a "Wine Gallery" serving tapas, selections of wine & signature cocktails. They've dimmed the lights, have white painted leaves hanging from the ceiling, & painted the place dark gray. We ate... More 

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
337 reviews 337 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I've eaten at Market Cafe a number of times over the years and I always walk out feeling like it was an adequate but not great meal. The service is a little haphazard - some of the staff are really on top of their game and others seem like they just started that day. The food is also a little... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I had an omlet with ham, mushrooms and Swiss, but they had many options to choose from! The Rosemary Homefries were done with a crispy skin, but soft inside, so good my mouth is watering! The staff was very nice and right there with refills for our water. My husband had the Chipotle Hash which was tasty too. Next time... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Loved the atmosphere. Loved the food, drink and excellent service. We were meeting a tour guide there and the staff was very friendly.

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Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

And the serving was exceptional. This restaurant is at Union Square and is a must when going to Manhattan. Right for the money, though slightly higher than the average budget, I heartily recommend it. You may have to make a reservation and it is worth it.

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great food and ambience. We enjoyed dinner and cocktails here. I had the salmon, which was fresh and delicious. My partner had the tacos, which were also good. The service was friendly and efficient. We would recommend this place if you are in the area.

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Arlington, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The service was excellent and the food was prepared well, but be prepared for a restaurant that has awful acoustics. Consequently, it was extremely hard to hear my spouse, but the conversations around us were annoying.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped off at this diner after we spent the day at ss intrepid !!! We were initially attracted to the traditional appearance but we're delighted to discover a range of great dishes and the friendliest staff I have ever come across ... definitely a must !!!!

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Landed on this cafe through Yelp, great place. The service is a little slow and poor but the food was great. I had the Salmon with sauteed kale, it was delicious!

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very good food, original combination of ingredients for a delicious result, and service extremely nice. Worth a visit, or two, or three.... :)

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Additional Information about Market Cafe

Address: 496 Ninth Ave, New York City, NY 10018
Phone Number: 212-564-7350
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Hell's Kitchen
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 19
Cuisine: American, Eclectic

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