We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Brooklyn Diner

Reserve a Table
Wed, 1/23
8:00 PM

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner

Location and contact


A Bowl of Real Chicken Soup (House Specialty)
Pulled organic chicken, egg noodles & thick-sliced challah
Split Pea Soup Loaded with Hot Dog
Mila's Vegetarian Borscht
With dollop of sour cream
Mila's Beef Borscht
With dollop of sour cream
Bibb Lettuce Salad
Roasted beets, coach farms goat cheese & toasted pecans
Caesar Salad
Baby romaine hearts, croutons (anchovies upon request)
Greek Salad
Baby‎ gem romaine, kolios feta cheese, cucumber, tomato & kalamata olives
Tomato & House-Made Mozzarella Caprese Salad
Hummus, Tomato & House-Made Mozzarella Caprese Salad
House-Made Hummus
Tomato, cucumbers, whole wheat pita
Crispy House-Made Mozzarella
Marinara sauce
Shelly’s Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Brooklyn Buffalo Wings (6)
Blue cheese & sour cream dip
Crispy Pastrami-Stuffed Spring Roll
“A real treat”
Pigs in a Blanket
Made from the hot dog
Cheeseburger Deluxe
New York State cheddar, hickory bacon, hand-cut French fries "Best Burger in New York" -Gael Greene, New York Magazine
Cheeseburger with Pastrami
New York State cheddar, hand-cut French fries
Chicken Salad Club Sandwich
Hand-pulled chicken salad, bacon, lettuce & tomato; with cole slaw & pickle
Real Lobster Roll
1 Lb. Butter-poached Maine lobster, hand-cut French fries & handmade slaw
15-Bite “All Beef” Hot Dog
Hand-cut French fries, handmade slaw, brioche bun; served with a complimentary glass of champagne
Meatball Parmigiana on a Long Bun
Peppers, onions, crispy polenta & extra pomodoro sauce
Lobster Grilled Cheese
New York State cheddar, gruyère & parmesan cheese, hand-cut French fries
Our hand-carved pastrami is cured for 7 days, smoked 4 hours with white hickory & steamed 4 hours Served with cole slaw & pickles
Hot Pastrami on Rye Bread
Hot Corned Beef on Rye Bread
Hot Pastrami & Corned Beef on Rye Bread
Cheeseburger with Pastrami
New York State cheddar, hand-cut French fries
Open-faced with hand-made cole slaw, gruyère cheese & russian dressing
Pastrami Reuben on Challah Bread
Corned Beef Reuben on Challah Bread
Pastrami & Turkey Reuben on Challah Bread
Turkey Reuben on Challah Bread
Corned Beef Hash with Fried Eggs
Corned Beef & Cabbage
Potatoes & carrots
Chicken Pot Pie
Baked daily in limited quantity (please excuse us if we sell out)
Oven-Roasted “Dodger” Pot Roast & Egg Noodles or Mashed Potatoes
Known as "Stracotto" in bay ridge
Beef Short Rib Stroganoff
Egg noodles & cremini mushrooms
Corned Beef Hash with Fried Eggs
Nonna's Meatloaf
Mashed potatoes, red tomato gravy
Hand-Carved Roasted Vermont Turkey
Whipped potatoes, gravy & crispy corn polenta
Cuban Chicken (Pollo Cubano)
Shelly’s Baked Mac & Cheese
Fresh tagliolini pasta, parmesan & pastrami
Prime Bar Steak
With hand-cut French fries
Simply Grilled Catch of the Day
Grilled Pecan Brook Trout
With lemon-butter sauce
Baked Mediterranean Shrimp & Feta Cheese
With whole wheat pita
Miso Glazed Salmon Filet
Real Lobster Roll
1 Lb. Butter-poached Maine lobster, hand-cut French fries
Ravioli Fantastico
Ricotta‎ cheese, swiss chard & pecorino
Meatballs & Spaghetti “Della Nonna”
Lasagna Pie
Tagliolini Alfredo
With roasted chicken
3-Cheese Chicken Parmigiana
Spaghetti pomodoro
Prime Steak Pizzaiola
With spaghetti pomodoro - an Italian classic
1 Lb. Lobster Fra Diavolo
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Diner
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Reviews (1,904)
Filter reviews
1,675 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews burger noodle kugel chicken pot pie coconut cake pancakes polenta fries french toast mac and cheese finger food salad potatoes times square new york our waiter huge portions broadway show
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,675 reviews
Reviewed today

We came to the Brooklyn Diner to get a more local breakfast experience rather than a chain restaurant. The food was good, nothing special. We had an Omelette with Hash and Potatoes with a glass of ice water. The shocker was the price of almost...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 631chucky
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dropped in for dinner early evening, just before the rush. Food was good, normal diner stuff really, refillable coffee, but when it's busy there's a struggle to get the attention of your waiter when you are sat near the corner. Similarly, when you want your...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Raymondson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here before seeing the play "Beautiful" right across the street. Had a pastrami sandwich and a milk shake. Fantastic lunch. My wife enjoyed the homeade meatballs. The prices were not cheap but are good for the theater district of NYC. Food is great and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tbone125
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your in NYC there are many great diners so I highly recommend you give this a miss. 30 bucks (including tip) for one brekfast that consisted of one slice of toast, one sausage, eggs and a few potatos with a four dollar filter coffee....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jo O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations online for lunch on New Year's Eve. We wanted to get a start near the famous Waterford Crystal Ball before we stood for 10 hours in Times Square. (My plan, to be totally honest, was mostly to have a place to use...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank robdaugherty1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in after seeing the Lion King since it was close to our hotel. My husband was hungry and I decided just to get some dessert. This was a perfect opportunity to get some cheesecake in NYC. Man I was disappointed. It was plated so...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 832kristenb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch before the Lion King show & glad we did. Host was nice & friendly, he showed our party of 6 to a table right away. Love the atmosphere. Feels like your in an old rail dining car. Our waitress, Genevieve was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Awohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this place in search of a typical diner for an American Breakfast. Wow. Service was really good and me and my friend were seated quickly and the server took our order and brought over our drinks quickly and regulary checked on us for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lewis T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before walking the streets of Times Square, we decided to grab a bite to eat at the diner. We were seated quickly. The medium light setting gave the diner a relaxing vibe which was cool. The food was well arranged and not just thrown on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GoldstoneTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is what the american diner experience is all about, great atmosphere, great food and staff who really make you feel welcome and looked after. In our short stay in New York we eat here on a number of occasions, breakfast, lunch and dinner and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Terry N
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
April 26, 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Sueandy | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can get breakfast all day. Enjoy
Patricia H
January 16, 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Mary D | Reviewed this property |
January 3, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
we booked by email but added our name to the list in the summertime last year. Selection and contracts followed in September. I chatted with the manager about it today because we hope to return next year. It seems that the... More
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing