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Tick Tock Diner

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481 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-1809
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely cafe connected to the New Yorker, tasty food, great value and quick service, the staff are always busy so cannot always afford the time to chat.

Thank Dunemer2014
Middle Village, New York
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With every visit to the New Yorker Hotel, there are of course visits to the Tick Tock Diner, and this most recent visit was no exception. I was very glad to find it still has great food and generous portions for good prices, and no matter how busy staff gets they are always courteous and helpful. Glad to see their... More 

Thank Toni N
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The burgers are amazing! The interior of the Tick Tock Diner is nostalgic and modern. Loved it! Breakfast was delicious as well. Great atmosphere.

Thank Brenda M A
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Trying to find a dinner locale for us, we opted for the Tick Tock Diner, not too far a walk from our hotel. We didn't want to face long waits closer to the theaters, and this looked to be a good choice. We were all happy with our meals, basic food but all good. No waits at all, and everyone... More 

Thank DianeD1946
Littleton, New Hampshire, United States
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was outstanding - left a hefty tip for the man who anticipated our needs and didn't hesitate to offer to take our pic when I pulled out my phone. Thank you.

Thank Erin D
Manhattan Beach, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband surprised me with a trip to ny and we stayed at the Wyndham New Yorker, on the night we landed we poped into the tick to know diner and the food took a long time to come out, but it was ok for some eggs and potato pancakes, the next morning we decided to go there again because... More 

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Southbury, Connecticut, United States
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207 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is open 24 hours, and during our stay at the New Yorker hotel we used this diner several times. We found the staff very friendly, and service was quite good. Food is a bit pricey, but then again you expect that in New York City and in such a central location. During the Indian convention that we attended and... More 

Thank nirmal639
stamford, ct
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten both breakfast and lunch here, and have found the food to be consistently good, if a little expensive--but I guess that they make up for the price with large portions. Their Greek salad is very good, and they have a number of interesting breakfast options. Service is always prompt, and usually pleasant as well. There is a... More 

Thank reginalampert
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly wait staff, short waits on line to sit. Great decor huge original milk shakes. Very good food for late night eating and equally good on breakfast.

Thank richard B
Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Wyndham New Yorker, and ate breakfast each morning at the TickTock. It never lets you down. Service is fast - food comes out even faster. Brioche french toast with bacon? Yummy. Omelets? Yummy. Had lunch one day there as well. Prices are reasonable ($12 +/- for breakfast entrees). Will always head back to the TickTock when I'm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Diner, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 481 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-1809
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-268-8444

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