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Johny's Luncheonette

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Chelsea
American, Diner, Cafe
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124 W 25th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10001-7421
(212) 243-6230
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Today
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First trip to NY and this place fit the bill for "hole in the wall" yumminess and fun. Delish, unique, and well worth a visit.

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Thank nooneaskedme
Huntington Beach, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Breakfast at Johny's did not disappoint. Small in size, but big in quality. Our breakfast was cooked to perfection, everything tasting great and fresh. Other patrons sitting along the counter suggested their fav with us, but couldn't emphasize everything was a good here. A great place to fuel up for a day's outing whether sightseeing or going about daily life.

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1 Thank Joan M
Tokyo, Japan
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147 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy and unique the breakfast offerings delivered at a reasonable price. No frills to be sure, but being right on the counter with short-order cooks building delicious creations is a great NYC experience.

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1 Thank mjcSING
Austin, Texas
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sauntered in here on a Monday morning in July 2016. The place is 12 feet wide and 35 feet deep. The counter seats about 14 and there is a small counter height table for 4 in the back. I especially like the way Johnny makes everyone stand up and slide down the bar moving their plates with them to... More 

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1 Thank My_name_is_Paesan
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very small diner that seats less than 15 people. Pancakes and potatoes are superbly delicious. Quick no-nonsense New York style service.

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1 Thank santiago o
Warrenville, Illinois
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46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small luncheonette that has a walk up carry out window as well as seating at the counter. We were looking for place that offered breakfast all day long, but they also have sandwiches, etc. We ordered a bagel / cheese / egg sandwich, banana pancakes, and the 'big man's breakfast'. It was good, fast, and reasonably priced.

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1 Thank Sarah L
Heusden, The Netherlands
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305 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Less then ten seats, great menu, very efficient, the smell of a great NY breakfast bar: three pancakes with a chocolate chip, butter and marble syrup. Coffee or tea included.

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Thank Andre882014
wirral
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited on Thursday and were made to feel very welcome, excellent breakfasts all round, free coffee before 1130. A true new York diner experience. Host spoke excellent British too "cheers mates!" 😀 Highly recommended.

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Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Johny's is an absolute gem. Its tiny, and busy, so you might have to wait a bit, but boy is it worth it! If you think of a classic american diner in NYC, you're thinking of this place. The service was efficient, but friendly with a proper big apple charm! The great thing about this place is you watch them... More 

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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

A small diner with excellent food and service. A doorman at Hotel Eventi recommended this place for breakfast and it was a little gem, highly recommend it. It is small but busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 W 25th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10001-7421
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: (212) 243-6230

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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