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National Cafe

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East Village
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210 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10009-3718
(212) 473-9354
7:00 am - 2:45 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 8:45 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 6:45 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 8:45 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:45 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

You should try the warm mushroom salad, It is amazing! Very nice, clean place with friendly atmosphere. You are going to love it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2012

This place is gorgeous! Have a breakfast meeting here and solve world peace. Have your very own silver pot of coffee at the bar and linger over a choice of daily newspapers. So civilized.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2008

Tiny, crowded, cheap and the best pork sandwich in New York.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Restaurant features
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:45 pm
7:00 am - 6:45 pm
7:00 am - 6:45 pm
7:00 am - 6:45 pm
7:00 am - 6:45 pm
7:00 am - 8:45 pm
7:00 am - 2:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10009-3718
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: (212) 473-9354

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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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