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Court Square Diner

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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4530 23rd St, Long Island City, NY 11101-4726
718-392-1222
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food oke nothing special. The menu cart is quite big a lot of chooses. It's given you a real American dinner experience.

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Thank Johannes K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've had lunch here weekly for over ten years without a bad experience. The two brothers who own the diner are some of the hardest working people I know. They are almost always there, working alongside their attentive staff. I assume that is why the place is so good.

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1 Thank David M
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoy taking a Nice Sunday morning drive from Fresh Meadows queens to Long Island City to have breakfast at the Court square Dinner. I love their old fashioned French toast and my wife would have her favorite omelette with the usual coffee and great friendly service. The dinner is situated right under the Court Square (7... More 

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1 Thank Andres R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place with my four year old son and the food was excellent. We had an omelette and blueberry waffles which came quickly and tasted great. I'd say this place is frequented by locals as the staff seemed to know many of the customers, but we were completely new and they were friendly to us too. Would definitely recommend.

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1 Thank Victoria L
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here a few time. It is typically crowded, but i can always find a table or a spot at the counter. The food is fresh and consistent. The price is right and the portions tend to be on the generous side. And the setting is very hip - a classic American retro diner under the train tracks.

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Thank ThePickledPeddler
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is always super nice, and sometimes downright jolly. How nice it is to escape the hustle and bustle of Long Island City, with it's seemingly endless construction and thousands of commuters, into a truly hospitable establishment with excellent coffee and good food in plentiful portions. I hope this gem can manage to remain on in this swiftly gentrifying... More 

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Thank HibernianHeather
Racine, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's your classic diner. The food is good (remember it's a diner). The atmosphere is great (it's where the locals go). Food came out extremely quick. The only thing missing was our server asking if we needed refills on our coffee. Would definitely go back.

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Thank Jim B
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my go-to spot late at night and after rock climbing! They have a huge menu, and friendly service

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Thank Kevin V
Cliffside Park, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited few times. The menu is pretty standard. The food is OK but that's it. You can definitely find better spots for lunch hat area.

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Thank Alex F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went there alone around dinner. They started by handing me the wrong dish and when I got the correct dish, it wasn't the best - a bit boring.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4530 23rd St, Long Island City, NY 11101-4726
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: 718-392-1222
Description
Ignore all the photos on their website. The place was updated to a wonderful diner motif about a year ago. It didn't change the food, however, which has always been "very good restaurant" quality.

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