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Market Cafe

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496 Ninth Ave, New York City, NY 10018
+1 212-564-7350
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Jun 9, 2016
“Bug in food, zero service recovery”
Jan 21, 2015
“Now called Oovah”
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, International
$$ - $$$
496 Ninth Ave, New York City, NY 10018
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

I rarely give 5 stars in reviews, but I'm doing it in this case because my husband and I totally enjoyed our dinner at Market Cafe Saturday after a performance at the nearby Baryshnikov Arts Center. This was also a few days after Hurricane Sandy...More

1  Thank freedshop
Reviewed October 25, 2012

The gluten free options were delicious! I enjoyed the burger and pasta. Variety on the gluten free menu was great as well. The waitor was knowledgable on the menu and was friendly and welcoming. I returned with my family twice for dinner during my stay...More

Thank Australian255103
Reviewed September 28, 2012

I have been here many times over the years with my husband and friends too. Always good food and service. Dunno what was wrong this time. They were doing a huge take out order so we waited a very long time for the starter. The...More

1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed August 8, 2012

We visited here on 26th July, our first eating place on our New York visit. It was a nostalgic visit as we did the same 6 years ago. The food was very nice, good portions, and the sercice was polite and with a smile. The...More

Thank apollosm
Reviewed July 3, 2012

Used Market twice in a 3 week period - as a couple and with friends. Price modest and an interesting cuisine (try the prawns and lentils) but above all we got away from cheese (cheese cheese cheese - what the hell is that attracts New...More

Thank MikeESussexEngland
Reviewed June 29, 2012

We had breakfast at the Market Cafe and didn't like it as much. Their buffet is small and doesn't have many options.. Though, I liked the "fried" section (etc.., eggs waffles pancakes bacon) They didn't have many fruit options for starters. Its a great place...More

Thank LeAnne D
Reviewed May 14, 2012

Having read the good reviews we went there for a Saturday brunch. Unfortunately, there was nothing special about it. Classic American food, big portions, friendly staff but the wow factor was just absent. We wouldn't go back.

1  Thank Nepheli
Reviewed March 20, 2012

We ate breakfast in this café every morning for six days. The full buffet offered many items for a variety of diets including meat, vegan, vegetarian, and Japanese. Each morning we enjoyed wonderful omelets made to order. The fruit was fresh. There was an abundance...More

Thank LiJo4145
Reviewed March 6, 2012

Away from the hustle and bustle of tourist and shoppers along 8th ave, only 1 block west away, is the Market Cafe. Nothing fancy, but a very cool diner with a chic ambience, great food and cool music. The prices are reasonable and have a...More

Thank indiefilmmaker
Reviewed February 2, 2012

Stopped in here for Sunday brunch recently. We didn't have a reservation and the place was really full, but they seated us right away at the counter. The staff was so friendly, the food was pretty decent and well priced. They had an all you...More

Thank ABethC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 496 Ninth Ave, New York City, NY 10018
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-564-7350
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