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Metro Diner

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2641 Broadway Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10025-5043
+1 212-866-0800
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6:00 am - 12:45 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:45 am
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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179 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Feels comfortable here. Friendly competent service. Extensive menu. Tasty food served promptly. Worth the trip from your neighborhood to this one. Bright, clean and fairly priced.

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I prefer to eat at diners when in NYC--they are unassuming, reasonably priced, and usually provide halfway decent food. Metro Diner stands out. I was there for brunch and had a great veggie skillet washed down with good coffee and a very reasonably-priced mimosa. They veggies were fresh and eggs not the overcooked mess that is the usual diner fair.... More 

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Paris
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146 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for brunch on a Sunday. The place was quite packed but we were seated quickly and served by a lovely friendly lady. The servings were very copious. I had just an appetiser (houmous, babaganoush, tahine and falafel with pitta bread) but it was enough for a meal! Washed down with a glass of merlot (ask for wine although... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here with hamburgers and french fries with special dips. It was good food but nothing extraordenary. So when your hungry , this is the right place. The menue has a large variety as well as the drinks and the price is desent. The staff was very nice. They nothing wrong, they just didn't meet our expectations.

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Thank INKA97
New Hampshire
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104 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017

We enjoyed a breakfast at the Metro while visiting family in NYC. Fairly standard fare was offered but done well. The best part of the dining experience was our seating...at the front corner with views of Broadway. Attentive service and reasonable pricing.

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Thank kdubyaNH
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Inside the Metro is pretty nice for a diner. The food is good and they try to get you in and out fast. I guess because there are few diners left, this one draws a large crowd. So if you are going at a busy time expect to wait. Also, a tad pricey for a diner.

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Thank jaxf9
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful diner for all the diner comfort food ( and not-so-comfort food!). The waitstaff is knowledgeable and service is fast. They allow you to linger. From grilled cheese to salads to pastas you cannot go wrong. Nice art deco-ish diner decor. Sit by the window and watch the world go by while you sip cofee and read.

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Thank petsmom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We used GrubHub to place an order after we got back from a concert. It was fast and delicious! They even have grilled cheese! Great night munchies.

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Thank Whitney T
Reno, Nevada
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296 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a lite lunch, saving room for dinner out with friends & family. I ate every bite! It was the freshest salad I have ever had. You pick one item from one section, 2 from another and then 6 from the last.

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Thank deb m
New York, NY
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645 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2017

I joined a friend for breakfast. The food is always acceptable but generally only average compared to other places. I had a Belgian waffle that was a bit too "doughy." That said, this place is a popular neighborhood stalwart --- always busy with many very loyal patrons.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 12:45 am
Monday
6:00 am - 12:45 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 12:45 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 12:45 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 12:45 am
Friday
6:00 am - 12:45 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 12:45 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2641 Broadway Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10025-5043
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-866-0800

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theater performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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