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Columbus Cafe

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556 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10024-3405
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2015

The salads here are amazing. $7.95 for a large one you pick your ingredients and they don't skimp at all. Add the chicken, feta cheese and green stuffed olives with your other veggies and you'll have a mouthwatering treat which will really fill you up! I also liked the laid back sit down, eat with a plastic fork, tidy up... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2014

Bagels are good, but the breakfast platter and sandwhiches we ordered were below average. Left egg, potatos and bacon nearly untouched. Clearly better places nearby. In particular if you walk Columbus avenue downwards.

Thank Springergabel
Corralejo, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2012

this place serves great food at really good prices! with a full breakfast here lunch is not necessary! the service is really friendly

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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2012

Just a block from Central Park...we sat right by the front window and had one of our best NYC lunches. Very friendly service and great sandwiches.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2010

We happened to walk past this place on our recent trip to NYC. We decided to stop in for breakfast. It was amazing!! I recommend the challah bread french toast with fresh fruit!!! So good! It was fun to sit outside and people watch. If you are in the area, definately check this place out, at least for breakfast. Also,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 556 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10024-3405
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: 212-721-9040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theater performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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