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3 Star Diner

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1462 1st Ave Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10075-2244
+1 212-861-7500
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  • Very good50%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“bagels” (2 reviews)
“men's room” (2 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
1462 1st Ave Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10075-2244
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're hungry at 3 AM or have a serious case of the munchies at 11 PM, 3 Star Diner will be open. Add their huge menu to their ample hours of operation and you get a typical NYC diner experience. Always good food, always...More

Thank NewYorkerluvsKeyWest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family run diner which never closes. Nice surroundings and very good service. My wife had breakfast for dinner and I had lasagna. Their menu is extensive. Waffles, bagels, eggs, French toast, pancakes. Specialty salads, too many appetizers to go into. Cold platters, Seafood, pastas, soups,...More

Thank B W
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

I stopped by for breakfast after visiting a patient at Mary Manning this morning. Service was prompt and very friendly; the place was filled with people from the neighborhood; and as usual cleanliness could be a bit better. Coffee was below average for this diner...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Had high hopes for this place. But the environment was very stressful and service was bad. Food was ok!

Thank annathor
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner there 12/23 and it was great. My lentil soup was good. My meatloaf kinda tasted like gyro meat which was ok so I knew there was a Greek chef somewhere. Hubby's Greek salad and stuffed grape leaves were also good. So we...More

Thank IslandzGirl
Reviewed November 21, 2016

I've been going to this diner for 17 years and it hasn't changed. The service is great - friendly, they hustle to get you want you want and fast. Food is what you'd expect from a New York diner. It's not fancy but it's quick...More

Thank UptownBatty
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I'd been to this place a few times as a new resident to the UES. However my last visit left the proverbial bad taste in my mouth. The food was as expected for a typical diner visit. My waitress was great, a very bright spot...More

Thank onetwony
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

A place for regulars in the neighborhood, especially for breakfast. Service is prompt and friendly. I have only eaten here for breakfast; the menu at other times is vast and my experiences has been in New York City when there it is such a large...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast this morning. The place is still very clean, including the men's room. Very friendly service. Prompt and accurate. The breakfast menu is very limited compared to the vastness of items at other times; everything was excellent. Clearly a place for regulars....More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Local UES diner, great prices servers are very good and respectful. Run by a small family for many years. Turkey clubs to cheese burgers and omelettes yummy. Has a full bar and brunch on the weekends come with a drink! especially great late night.

Thank Mike S
Upper East Side
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easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1462 1st Ave Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10075-2244
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-861-7500
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