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EJ's Luncheonette

1271 3rd Avenue, New York City, NY 10021 (Manhattan)
(212) 873-3444
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Ranked #2,162 of 11,692 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $10 - $30
Sun - Tue 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Upper West Side
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Delivery
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84 reviews 84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We were taken to EJ´s by some friends living in the neighborhood. Walking 20 minutes, passing several other restaurants and cafés, makes you have some expectations to the place. The restaurant it self is not very special: A lot of guests and a lot of staff in a small place. But in some way it felt really "right". We ate... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We dived here after a walk through Central Park and visiting the Metropolitan Museum, and we reckon it was worth seeking out. We groaned a bit when we saw the crowds of diners inside, but somehow or other we ended up sitting at the bar and ordering our lunch from there. We ordered a frankfurter, which was very good and... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Me and my fiance ate here twice while we were in New York City because of a referral from a local walking in central park while we were on the way to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It is in the upper east side of the city and we'll worth the walk from the upper west side of New York.... More

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Chestertown, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The penultimate diner. Don't be put off by the wait: it moves really quickly to get in. The pancakes are massive, and the strawberries and bananas are insanely fresh. Juices are all fresh squeezed and yummy, a perfect combo w smooth coffee. Plenty of eggs options and lunch choices, all of which arrive w great efficiency. Its crowded but its... More

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great fun, busy, genuine American fast food dining, good local beers, this is an excellent 'diner experience'. Not surprisingly, there was a 15 minute wait for a table. But this is fun dining, fast, furious and hot food delivered by agile, engaging staff.

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Palm Beach Gardens
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102 reviews 102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

This may be the best veggie burger in town. So amazing, the tomatoes were divine, added grilled onions, and comes with avocado. Great service. Cash only restaurant.

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Halifax, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Amazing food - simple dishes with quality ingredients. We arrived early for Sunday morning brunch and got a great seat by the window, making people watching a perfect addition to our meal. Highly recommended!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Got off the subway early on the way to The Guggenhiem for a proper American breakfast. It was definitely worth it. Two of us had French toast - a big plate of brioche toast with toppings (I had banana and almonds - they certainly didn't scrimp on the topping) and a bottle of warm maple syrup. Big glasses of fruit... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

Good authentic. Don't take credit cards. Happy to keep you on the door until your full party arrives, so they know they're popular. But friendly and the food is genuine American diner fare. Really enjoyed it.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We went there for Sunday Brunch on a recommendation. Busy as you'd expect. The staff got us seated within 5 minutes. The food was terrific. Big portions. Mimosas. Good coffee. Very prompt and efficient service. Very good value. Handy location.

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Additional Information about EJ's Luncheonette

Address: 1271 3rd Avenue, New York City, NY 10021
Phone Number: (212) 873-3444
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American

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