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Green Kitchen Restaurant

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1477 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10075-2297
+1 212-988-4163
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1477 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10075-2297
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had lunch at this favorite diner, Green Kitchen, recently. As usual service was fast and friendly, and cleanliness was acceptable. The huevos rancheros were served on a crisp tortilla much like a mini pizza — delicious and I hope to be added to the...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed December 8, 2017

I was pleasantly surprised at how wonderful the Eggs Benedict Florentine and the Grits were so creamy and smooth just the way I like it! I had never been there before and I was so glad it was good at the Green Kitchen Restaurant in...More

Thank DIVAS99
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Upper East Side diner open since 1931. They were here when I went to college in 1966 and lived down the street on 77th and York. What a diner should be. Open 24 hours. Brunch lunch and dinner. Breakfast includes omelettes, pancakes, sandwiches, fresh toast,...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

My vegetables were overcooked and probably canned. The eggs were not edible according to my companion. Everything was tasteless. I don't understand how they stay in business with so many restaurants nearby.

Thank alstnpt
Reviewed July 30, 2017

My dad and I ate here in the city a few days ago for lunch. We tried the mac and cheese with chicken for an appetizer which was amazing. For our meals we got a Pastrami Sandwich and a California Chipotle burger, which we both...More

Thank Deanne E
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Long time place. With outstanding breakfast meals. Open 24 hours. And has been around many years. They have excellent corned beef hash done nicely with scrambled eggs and home fries. Long menu with many of the usual Items found like stews and burgers. Fair prices...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

I had breakfast at Green Kitchen Restaurant this morning. Service was fast, friendly and exactly what I ordered. Cleanliness including in the men's room, is very good. This is certainly one of the best diners on the Upper East Side. I tried at least 15,...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed May 3, 2017

It actually took us a bit of walking around before we stumbled on Green Kitchen - which came recommended by several folks on the street. It was solid The egg white omelet was filling and nicely cooked. The service was good too - we were...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Yorkvilel has its share of diners. Within a four block radius of any point there are probably two or three diners you can go to. Green Kitchen is typical of the genre. The room though does not look like a typical diner. Seems like a...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Love their salads and breakfast items. Great for families and kids. Excellent service. Nice and clean.

Thank SarahSesaw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1477 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10075-2297
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-988-4163
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