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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get you coffee and breakfast here if you're staying at the High Line. Classic diner, reasonably priced, family run, friendly folks who want to take care of you. Felt like a local. Made some friends there for sure.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed June 26, 2022

Was there for breakfast and lunch. Nothing to claim. And very friendly staff., thanks Maria for your kindness.The tacos were amazing,

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 14, 2022 via mobile

A truly classic diner in the heart of NYC’s Meatpacking District. We sat at the counter and watched our delicious lunch being prepared. The homemade milkshake was exceptional and staff was awesome. Will definitely eat there again during our next visit to Manhattan!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Scenic46573499486, Owner at Hector's Cafe & Diner, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2022

Thank you very much 😊

Reviewed April 21, 2022

The food is very greasy, the service is poor, the hospitality is not welcoming at all, we paid much more than the The price listed in the menu and when we tried to explain that it was not the price we responded rudely. they charge...us almost 6 dollar for extra 2 pieces of bacon. They are crooksMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed December 13, 2019

No thrills but great for the night owl. This place is open and available at all hours. Service is great even at 4AM. Definitely will be back.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 29, 2019

Hectors is a meatpacking staple and hasn't changed in the last 10 years. You can't go wrong with the bacon egg n cheese

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

Old fashion style diner with good home style food and good prices We tried pasta burguer and the egg salad All good and tasty!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

I came here after drinking across the street and got a tuna melt. Probably a bad choice right out the gate?? Definitely not the worst tuna melt I've ever had and I didn't get sick...so what more can you ask for? It's a no-frills diner....Manage your expectations and you'll be pleased.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Just at the lower end of the HighLine, this is a proper diner with efficient and accurate service. They do a great breakfast!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

We took a trip down from midtown to check it out. Weren’t disappointed either. Too much chic, shallow hipster rubbish in the area but Hectors hangs in there. On our visit clientele was us brits a french family, a gang of construction workers and a...bookish Greenwich Village type. Felt like a bit of real, local NYC. All enjoying good honest food at great prices. Had a Hero sandwich stuffed with meatloaf coleslaw and dill pickle, which to us English sounded perverse and mad but it works!!!!!More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

After walking the High Line we wanted somewhere to have lunch and after looking in the overpriced hipster places we came across Hector's. Inside it is your archetypal American diner. The menu is not too long and the prices are very good. The waiter that...served us was polite and funny and the food was great - we had 2 Philly Cheese Steak Heros, a Meatball Marinara Hero and a bowl of Spaghetti Marinara. All were tasty and well cooked. Recommended if you are at the south end of The High Line.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Happened upon this place while looking for an alternative to the tourist traps at the end of the HIgh Line walk way. Four of us ate there - the food was excellent and so was the service. It’s a no frills diner used by locals...and the NYPD which seemed like a good sign. Recommended.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Recommended by the staff at the Jane Hotel which is nearby, Hector's Café & Diner surpassed our expectations -- great food, efficient and friendly service, all at very fair prices.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

We went to Hectors as it was at the end of the High line. There was loads of choice and lots of locals eating there too, which is always a good sign. As a group of two adults and one child we ordered two breakfast...omelettes and a ham sandwich. All portions were more than generous, omelettes came with a fried potato / mash type side and toast. There was more than enough to eat. The ham sandwich for our four year old was delicious- and the most ham on a sandwich I have ever seen! Great value, for three dishes and two drinks it came to about $30 something. Well worth a visit and better than the other touristy type places. A great place to stop at the end of the high line.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We stop here with my friend before walking on the highline. We take a simple burger with fries and they tasted very good. Before or after Highline! You do try if you walk on that square. Price correct

Date of visit: April 2018
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Hector's Cafe & Diner is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4