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“Lovely Diner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Scotty's Diner

Scotty's Diner
336 Lexington Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016-0936 (Midtown)
212-986-1520
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Ranked #388 of 11,181 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout
Neighborhood: Midtown
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Lovely Diner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

I paid a visit to this diner on my third visit to New York City, and I have no idea why I hadn't visited this diner before. I have been to Blooms Delicatessen a couple of doors down a couple of times which I wasn't very impressed with, so we decided to give Scotty's a try, and it was amazing. I was initially drawn in by the good reviews on TripAdvisor (always a good thing). Originally from England, I love the traditional American diners and this fits the bill. Some would say it was a bit dated but I think it has character - the waiters were very friendly, and constantly topped your coffee up every time they walked past if you wanted them to which is great value at $1.25. The food was very good, especially the bagels.
I will definitely be paying another visit if I am in the area and I suggest other people to as it is just down the road from Grand Central Terminal. You will not be disappointed.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Fantastic food at a reasonable price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Fantastic food and was very reasonably priced. Attended the restaurant twice on a short stay to new york. I could not fault the diner at all. Staff very friendly and there was a great atmosphere in the place. Highly recommended

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
“Reliable Diner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Scotty's is always a reliable diner - especially for breakfast and lunch.
Good menu, good food, and efficient service - at reasonable prices.
Convenient to mid-town east side - near Grand Central Station.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Always friendly and tasty food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This is a second trip to NY where we have eaten at Scotty's for more than one meal. It was less than a block away from our hotel and is open 24 hours. Great food, reasonable prices and friendly staff.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great place, great service, love it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

Such friendly place, full of locals n fab omlettes, all at good price, second year running going back there, love it

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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