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Cafe Water

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130 Water St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10005-1625
(212) 785-1320
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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New York City, New York
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169 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is really unusual for me to want to review a place like this but omg is it good! I come here for lunch every week when I have time to make the walk. They have perfected totally random dishes like penne a la vodka and chicken with mushrooms! I literally crave these two things all the time now! They... More 

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Thank Amrisa B
Budapest
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Come around 11:50 as the place gets real busy at 12:00. Good food at normal price, I had chinese and some pasta and salad, real good and fresh.

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Thank mbalazs
Syracuse, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

A great stop for water, soda or beer, fresh sushi, snacks, cookies and sandwiches...convenient store to stop

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Thank Diane F
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Next door to Holiday Inn Wall Street. What a choice of food !!! Had the best panini ever, and the fresh fruit was awesome.

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Thank Ali R
New York City, New York
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477 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I have been getting breakfast here for years and just thought to review them. The egg sandwich variety is terrific. I love that they have turkey bacon, and avocados or will do the sandwiches however you want. And the breakfast crew is a delight to watch- they really move. Coffee good also. Large coffee and a two egg bacon sandwich... More 

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Thank CSSnowshoer
New York
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have worked across the street from Cafe Water for four years and I only go there when I have completely exhausted all the other food choices and nearby lunch trucks. If you go in for breakfast at 6:45am they are already bringing food up from their basement prep area for the lunch steam table. They must begin cooking lunch... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We went for lunch on a saturday - it was very quiet and serving on a limited menu - I imagine when Wall Street is up and hopping during the week that place is a gem. Just didn't want another Sub so thought we'd try this out and we were not disappointed.

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Thank Dawn M
Athens
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The buffet was pretty bad. Price: Not worth the quality Service: Not bad, but nothing to write home about. Food: Dried out, not flavorful. The mac n cheese was fairly tasteless and overcooked. The chicken was dry and not flavorful.. It was a waste of money. I won't be back and cannot recommend it to others.

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Thank raevyn007
Costa Rica
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Even during the weekends, it continues to have a good variety for breakfast. It is very nice place and the food is very good.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We stayed at the hotel next door so the place was really convenient to go and get something to eat. It was around 6pm and the place was already sort of closing down, so the selection was not that big. We picked Sushi, which was tasty, but pre packed and nothing fresh was available. The salad buffet was stocked liked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Lunch
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Water St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10005-1625
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: (212) 785-1320

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is where New York City began as a center of commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful setting are complemented by museums, countless skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District, home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis Island to learn about the vital immigrant history of the city.
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