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Ellen's Stardust Diner

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1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-6833
+1 212-956-5151
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

most entertaining place i have ever eaten, the staff are so friendly and their performing is amazing. Great range of food and of a great standard, can't really fault it, a little bit pricey but the experience is 100% worth it

Thank catrionabucknell
Glen Williams
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Six of us went there for lunch on Friday and it was incredible! It is a not to be missed dining experience in New York City! The food was delicious and our fabulous server Mustang Sally sang while she waited on tables! Very talented staff indeed! I couldn't help myself but to sing along.

Thank 299kime
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stardust Diner shows its age and the food is average at best, but I would not hesitate to recommend it and would definitely return due to the excellent service and great live entertainment. We waited a half hour in the cold for lunch seating and would gladly do it again!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I looked for months on what to book for New Year's eve so delighted we booked this restaurant it was amazing staff were great loved all singing personal attention food was 3 courses and fab and included sodas alcohol was extra. It included party favours and champagne at 11:30pm the reason why so early because they get you a police... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped there on our way to a Broadway show. The singer's were great. The prices were a little higher than average, but you are getting singer's as well, so for that it is a reasonable price. The service was good, it just seemed long to get our meal. That may have been us being impatient because we were running... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The singing waitstaff was lots of fun. Each one was talented and engaging. The food was truly mediocre. I had a large Caesar salad. The lettuce was limp. The dressing was excessive, and the croutons were soggy. Others had average burgers and fries. In general, don't go for the food, but do go for the experience.

Thank noonles
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was recommended to us and we enjoyed the experience when we first checked out the location there was a small queue but on returning it was smaller & we waited 10-15 minutes inside the door with heaters to keeo us warm as it was chilly outside. Inside the tables were squashed together & you couldn't help but bump elbows... More 

Thank Kitty K
Canvey Island
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were here at an odd time (3.30-4.00pm), so maybe didn't get the best of it. The atmosphere was a nit subdued, and everything seemed a bit forced. Having said that - most of the singers were very good, the food was fine (nothing special), and prices reasonable. Possibly would be better at peak times?

Thank Kazzrat
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has to be one of the coolest restaurants ever. If you are at all a musical person you need to visit them. It was such a fun experience!

Thank 739emiliat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Atmosphere and is a must for breakfast lunch or dinner when you visit New York but make sure you go early as it's true they queue around the corner to get in! 👍🏻🇺🇸🗽

Thank Amanda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Diner, Soups, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-6833
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-956-5151

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