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Ellen's Stardust Diner

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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1650 Broadway, New York City, NY 10019-6833
+1 212-956-5151
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is always stacked out and I can see why (tip - go for an early tea and the queue is reduced). The food was lovely but the entertainment is what you really go for. The waiting staff sing for your supper. Be prepared to sit in close proximity to other diners but that isn't a bad thing. This... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a gem of a place. Well worth the wait in the queue to get in (10mins) The staff are first class for entertainment & service. Food was tasty. We had a Fantastic evening here.

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Thank MHFkildare
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great atmosphere, well if you like waiter/waitresses singing along while your eating food. Service was good, food was nice though place could do with a lick of paint. Looks a bit run down but good experience and place to eat if you enjoy music and food in New York.

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Thank Karen B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This diner is a must for anyone visiting New York and want an authentic diner with fabulous food and the waiting staff sing whilst you eat! They are all so talented and waiting to be picked to go on Broadway. It is like being treated to a show whilst dining and the atmosphere is electric. The wait in the queue... More 

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Thank Mandelina63
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the place to go for fantastic atmosphere the staf sing their hearts out and are very attentive get there early and expect to que to get in but well worth it . Francesca our waitress top marks !!!

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

WE went here for a meal you have to que up outside to get in as this is very popular but it was worth the wait.the staff were very quick with service and the entertainment was very good.This is not a cheap place to eat but it is worth going.

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talbot green
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place was recommended to me so I thought I would try it, I'm so glad I did. First of all, do not be put off with the large queues outside, they do move pretty fast and the hostess calls out 'parties of two or parties of 4 or even parties of 6, come this way so make sure your... More 

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Warren, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We waited in line for 30 minutes to get seated upstairs. Only the seats next to the railings have views of the singers downstairs. The service was very good, the menu has limited choices for lunch/dinner unless you want a $20 burger or a more expensive "dinner" choice. The tables and chairs are extremely close together, limiting any moving around... More 

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Thank wpatravelers
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While there is always a line to get in, it moves fast and the staff is extremely service-oriented. We went as a large party (13 of us) and had a great breakfast listening to the amazingly talented staff. The food is good -- ample portions of standard diner fare but you really go for the experience more than the food.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived here at around 9am on a Monday morning. Waited in a queue for five to ten minutes and we were given a table upstairs which was slightly cramped. The novelty of eating here is that all the waiters and waitresses are very talented singers and take it in turns to sing whilst serving on. Very entertaining experience. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
American, Diner, Soups, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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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