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Mansion Restaurant

$$ - $$$American,
1634 York Ave, Corner of East 86th Street, New York City, NY 10028-6544
+1 212-535-8888
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“hamburger” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
1634 York Ave, Corner of East 86th Street, New York City, NY 10028-6544
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Menu is pretty typical of a New York City diner but this place is very clean and a bit more spacious and smart than many others. Breakfast was excellent quality: pancakes, smoked salmon bagel, English breakfast tea (although the Americans do not understand tea -...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Mansion is a great place to have a nice breakfast on the upper East Side. Their service is very courteous and you can get anything for breakfast from a basic two egg special to fancy dishes like Eggs Benedict. The environment is friendly and...More

Thank Dalefarkas
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Our New Yorker told us there was noting quite as quintessentially New York as eating at a diner. So we did, and I'm glad we did. Mansion DIner feels like a throw-back to the good old days in many ways. The servers really hustle! I...More

Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Dinner at the mansion was very good cup of rich bean soup, a good BLT with plenty of bacon, and a gigantic piece of carrot cake with ice cream. Located near Gracie mansion and an institution or 45 years, I’ve enjoyed every meal here. Service...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed December 29, 2017

We were looking for breakfast near the Guggenheim Museum. My husband found this restaurant listed on TripAdvisor. We were greeted and seated promptly and with coffee on the way, we were able to study the extensive breakfast offerings. I ordered eggs Benedict and my husband...More

Thank Beth T
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

I’ve stopled by here for meals and for snacks during many of my walks through the upper East Side.. Every time, service was very friendly and prompt, the food was very good, and cleanliness was exceptional. Last week I stopped by for a hot chocolate...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Tried this restaurant for a Sunday morning late breakfast with my wife, son and his girlfriend. We had a short wait because the place is so popular. Sat is a cozy booth with an oversized table. That was a good thing, because we got so...More

Thank PhilM2006
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Me and my friends just got back from NY and on our last few days found the Mansion just a couple of blocks from our hotel. The menu is massive the food great and the service to friendly and efficient we ate here the last...More

Thank sikev
Reviewed October 9, 2017

The Mansion Restaurant serves the best hamburgers in New York City, OR ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD! I live two blocks from the Mansion Restaurant and rely on it for a great burger at any time of day. What other restaurant plays Sinatra, Nat King Cole,...More

Thank poet3451
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

I’ve enjoyed lunch and dinner several times at this classic New York City diner over the past 18 months. Food, service and cleanliness are all exceptional. The specials are a particularly good choice in my experience.

Thank robcurtross
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighborhoods that have
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
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 12:30 AM
6:30 AM - 12:30 AM
6:30 AM - 12:30 AM
6:30 AM - 12:30 AM
6:30 AM - 12:30 AM
6:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1634 York Ave, Corner of East 86th Street, New York City, NY 10028-6544
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-535-8888
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