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Cafe 45

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2 W 45th St, between 5th & 6th Ave., New York City, NY 10036-4212
+1 212-997-4622
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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good64%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Mar 11, 2017
“Nice breakfast stop”
Jun 1, 2016
“Good breakfast stop”
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Italian, Mexican, Japanese, American, Cafe, Sushi, Asian, Korean
2 W 45th St, between 5th & 6th Ave., New York City, NY 10036-4212
Neighborhood: Midtown
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

Food was ok- lots of variety and different styles of omelets, great price for a breakfast platter, but the food was just ok. My order was up in less than two minutes but the eggs were somehow overcooked and dried up in that short amount...More

Thank Zanna H
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

They continue to do decent breakfasts on my stops in each week. Better than most in the area for a reasonable price. They haven't disappointed yet. Near in mind this isn't fancy dining, it's just deli food done a bit better than others.

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Reasonable food all served in polystyrene trays. Huge choice of items for brekkie, 4 of eat for $40. Clean the place up and I would image it would be a gold mine

Thank tdleon
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

I guess Cafe 45 becomes my place for a breakfast sandwich by default. They are better than the other places I've tried in the near vicinity. Not my daily stop but my occasional stop. Good breakfast sandwiches.

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Wandered around looking for breakfast and thought we'd try this place. Food OK only, and felt they worked fro speed rather than customer service. I prefer my food to arrive delivered to me on a plate.

Thank Neil S
Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

I've stopped here twice for morning breakfast sandwiches. Pretty good overall. Prompt service. Reasonable prices. Good quality food. I haven't tried it for lunch yet but I will. For now, my occasional breakfast sandwich brings me here!

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed January 14, 2016

This is a deli type cafe with sandwiches, paninis, baguettes and wraps. Lots of drink choices. A noodle bar, a fridge full of sushi and hot and cold salad buffets charged by the half pound. There is plenty of seating upstairs and a toilet downstairs....More

Thank Trainslag
Reviewed December 29, 2015

We stumbled upon this place down the street from our hotel when looking for inexpensive breakfast options. Place was clean, service very friendly. Food was very reasonably priced and portions generous.

Thank Nick C
Reviewed December 10, 2015

We stumbled on this café whilst looking for somewhere for a quick lunch. They offer a good selection of freshly prepared sushi and hot dishes and it is great for lunch. Inexpensive, quick and easy. There is a seating area upstairs. We ended up coming...More

Thank Lucy_LouBrighton
Reviewed July 15, 2015

We found this close to our hotel, and we really enjoyed the breakfasts. The first day we went, they were out of bagels. I tried the French toast. It was really good (and I am picky about French toast!) We also tried the pancakes and...More

1  Thank Kristin E
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 W 45th St, between 5th & 6th Ave., New York City, NY 10036-4212
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-997-4622
Perfect place for the budget traveler; buffet eatery, lots of choices, pay by weight. Seating on two floors.