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American, Bar
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119 7th Avenue New York, New York City, NY 10010 (Between 17th and 18th Streets)
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We landed here by mistake on our way to the pub next door and decided to have a snack. We really liked the place, it was loud but not to much, the music was really good and the food... There aren't too many food items in the menu but everything we had was cooked to perfection. Chicken and waffles were... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not sure I have ever experienced such bad service. We were seated for at least 15 minutes before we asked someone, who appeared to be a manager , if we had a server. He assured us that he could take care of us and we gave him our order. At some point our server did come by and... More 

Thank VAcwp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely the best restaurant ever in the city. Everytime I'm in Nyc I have to come here to have dinner. Food is delicious, waiters are friendly and professional and the atmosphere is unique. Try their mac&cheese, chicken with waffle and white grape martini, I love it! Well done guys!

Thank theflyer77
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there for brunch and was really impressed with the service and quality of the food. The dishes my friend and I took were fantastic !

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

The stake is very large and flavorless, was also and inconsistently cooked. Also the dish is served on a beat up wooden square tray, Im not sure why. When you try to cut the stake the plate spins around, it almost fell off the table. The mac & cheese is good but on the whole the food here is subpar... More 

Thank Charlie M
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for brunch and were not disappointed. Staff were happy and friendly . The food we ordered we shared which was delicious. Just ask for extra plates , bowls. Sharing is ideal if you are not big eaters. Clean and tidy with outside seating to people watch.

Thank Nomad5522
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast menu. Go healthy with fruit and yoghurt or go for the pancakes and waffles. Large portions. Nice spacious place. Open 24/7

Thank martynsnook
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Came here for a business meeting. Quite noisy but def better than Pain Quotidian across the road, in every way. Breakfast menu good and food 4 star. Coffees not so great and service frustrating. 3.5 Stars. Would give it another shot

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We ate there at our first night in New York and it was really good. We ordered salmon and California salad and both of them were great. Also there is a lot of beers & cocktails and the atmosphere is nice

Thank Liorbr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Went for lunch and couldn't have enjoyed it more. Had the best pancakes of my life - lemon mascarpone with blueberries - people on both sides of us kept asking what I was eating because it looked and tasted so amazing. Thick yummy bacon and strong fresh coffee completed the experience. The staff was super fun, quirky and attentive without... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
American, Bar
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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: 119 7th Avenue New York, New York City, NY 10010
    (Between 17th and 18th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: 1 train to 18th Street, and A, C, E, F, L, 2 & 3 trains to 14th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: 212.414.1717
CAFETERIA offer's a nostalgically familiar, yet cutting edge twist on American comfort cuisine. With our expertise in food, fashion and music, we assure that all of your senses will be satisfied! We invite you to experience our famous signature dishes like the Meatloaf, Fried Chicken and Waffles, our world renowned Mac and Cheese, Mac Attack, Lemon Ricotta Pancakes and more. Our hand crafted seasonal and organic cocktails are second to none; including everything from the Aloe Citrus Martini, to carafes of Cactus Pear Champagne Mojitos. Open for you around the clock, CAFETERIA is where anyone and everyone flock for Breakfast served until 5 PM, decadent Brunches, Blue Plate Specials, addictive Desserts and Late Night cravings. The outdoor cafe is a must in the warmer months and our Lounge is the perfect setting for any event. Join us for a taste of affordable luxury that can be enjoyed with family and friends.

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