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American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Table Service

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Chelsea
0.5 miles from Madison Square Garden
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

The rail Line is a classic but more upscale version of a typical diner. My rule is to order "diner" food when in a diner. This proved successful in this visit for dinner. Service was friendly when I server finally arrived. And efficient. Our food...was "typical"More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

I ate here often while a student at GTS just down 9th Av. and 23rd, Food is like home cooking , good (not 5 star) and comforting.Prices fit my graduate student budget.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

Great diner in Chelsea. Full menu. Great service. Clean establishment. Enjoyed sliced turkey sandwich. Fries fresh.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

On a visit with family we stopped at this diner for lunch. I ordered a salad with a scoop of tuna salad. I took a bite and the other 3 people at the table asked what I had bit into after hearing my tooth cracking...after biting into an olive that still had the pit in it. It was not a case of there being just one olive with a pit because I checked the others and they had pits as well. I have never had a salad where they add pitted olives to it, so I was not expecting it. The second day after this happened I woke up with throbbing pain, called my dentist in Florida and was called in an antibiotic for the infection from the crack that was now in my tooth. Now I have a temporary crown waiting to see if the sensitivity will go away or if I will need a root canal also due to the crack being so deep. So beware of pits at this diner if your order has Olives!!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

This place was great for breakfast! They have a brunch special for $18 which includes a drink (Bloody, Mimosa, etc) coffee and many breakfast choices (including vegetarian options). The coffee mugs are designed to be held in your right hand but , the coffee is...excellent. There are many omelets to choose from. I will definitely return, but will bring my own coffee mug!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

Visited twice during a recent stay in a nearby hotel in New York. A large establishment patronised by locals as well as tourists. Mammoth portions of well-prepared food from a mammoth menu. Rapid and attentive service.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

Went with friends for a quick dinner before a movie, and the diner worked out well time-wise. Fairly standard fare — I actually had “breakfast” which was prepared well — the eggs poached just as I like, the bacon crispy but still flexible. Not too...busy when we went, but clean and with everything available on a big menu, you can’t beat a diner for choice.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

Big american portions! Quick service (thanks to our older age waitress who was very attentive). Place to eat before exploring high line park 😉

Date of visit: March 2019
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SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Rail Line Diner, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Hi, Thank you for visiting and penning down a feedback for us! It's good to know that you liked the food and was also satisfied with the portion size. We would take this further and seek your presence to experience it again. Check Back soon!

Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

After a long day in lower Manhattan we stumbled across this place. Quick to be seated, refill coke too! Hubby had a burger and chips, and I needed some greenery so had a salad. Portions where huge. Definitely worth stopping by, we would again!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Rail Line Diner, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Hi, Thanks a lot for stopping by. We're happy to know that you liked the food and the portion size as well. It's great to get such positive feedback coming from the customers, always encourages us to keep going. Looking forward to giving you a...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Called in with 3 others on a bleak, rainy Sunday. Order taken quickly, food took a bit longer than expected, but when it arrived there was plenty of it. Would go again

Date of visit: October 2018
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SocialResponse, Customer Service at The Rail Line Diner, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Hey, Thanks for the wonderful feedback. We're extremely happy to know that you enjoyed the food and had an overall satisfactory experience. We'd absolutely love to serve you again. Keep visiting!

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