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Lexington Candy Shop

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$10 - $20
American, Diner

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You won't find fresh squeezed to order orange juice or grapefruit juice like this anywhere else!
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
Squeezed to order
Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice
Squeezed to order
Apple, Tomato or Pineapple Juice
Served with white, wheat, rye, multigrain toast or bread roll. Add Fresh Mushrooms, Add Tomatoes, Add Onion, Add Fresh Spinach, Additional Bacon, Ham, Sausage or Turkey Sausage
Boiled or Poached Eggs
Substitute Bagel or English Muffin Extra charge
Eggs with Diced Salmon
Two Eggs
Your choice fried or scrambled. Add Bacon, Ham or Sausage
Scrambled Eggs with American Cheese
All of our omelettes are made with 3 extra large eggs: Add Cheddar, Feta, American, Cottage or Cream Cheese
Greek Omelette with Feta and Spinach
Swiss Cheese
Mozzarella Cheese
Fresh Mushrooms
Fresh Spinach
Add Bacon,Ham, Sausage or Eggs
Walnut Cinnamon Raisin
Cinnamon Raisin
Our Classic French Toast
Add Bacon,Ham, Sausage or Eggs
Blueberry Pancakes
Pecan Pancakes
Strawberry Topping Pancakes & Whipped Cream
Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Banana Pancakes
Whole Wheat Pancakes
Our Classic Pancakes
Add American Cheese, Bacon, Ham or Tomatoes
Fried Egg
Bread choices include White, Wheat, Rye, Multigrain and Rolls
Add Cream Cheese and/or Smoked Salmon
Blueberry, Corn or Bran Muffin
Buttered white, wheat, rye, multigrain Toast or bread Roll
English Muffin
Cinnamon Toast
Cinnamon Raisin Toast
Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Toast
Soup of the Day
Turkey Special
Fresh Turkey Special Served with Cole Slaw
Shrimp Salad Club
Chicken Breast Platter
Hamburger Platter
Served on a plate with cottage cheese, lettuce and tomatoes, no bun
Cottage Cheese Salad Plate with lettuce and tomatoes
Chicken Fingers
Lexington Candy Shop is the last remaining authentic NYC Luncheonette established and family owned since 1925 and serving breakfast, lunch, and classic American fare all day! For drinks - serving THE best milkshakes, malts, egg creams, fresh squeezed juices, and THE best lemonade! For breakfast- serving eggs made in pans, cinnamon walnut french toast and pancakes. For lunch- serving angus burgers, sliders, and sandwiches including a great grilled cheese and chicken salad. Kid friendly! Open 7am-7pm mon-sat and on sunday 8am- 6 pm. Located just 3 blocks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Come take a step back in time!
$10 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
American, Diner
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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Walked her from the Met and had apple pancakes and home made lemonade, lovely to see all the old photos featuring all the stars that have visited there, food was lovely but not cheap

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank ShezzaT
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped by for breakfast!! Lots of choices. Huge menu. Great old school dinner!! Food was delicious!! Don’t miss this hidden gem !!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Ksquared843
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here for a real old world New York breakfast diner experience and having read the reviews on Trip advisor we thought we were in for something special and authentically New York. Maybe this is authentic. old world and real NY but we found...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank FOOWX101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go there and feel yourself in a movie. Take their famous sandwiches, butter burgers and don't forget about the homestyle coffee and desserts! Have fun!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank AndyLoug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exactly as advertised, this place is definitely special. Great food, friendly staff, and absolutely as old school as it gets 👍👍 Don't miss this awesome little blast from the past...

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank mm__j__ww
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cute little corner old school soda fountain. Had egg creams and they were delicious. People were friendly and service was fast (it was a slow, non-busy time of the day). Definitely glad I found this random little place. 90+ years old. Would go here again...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank shealafemme
Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

Had a great breakfast including a very good bagel. My vegan friend found good choices. Coffee was great. Staff friendly and attentive. Prices reasonable. Would recommend.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank cegdoyle1
Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

Over priced eggs and French fries. If you could call them French fries. Frozen you can heat up better at home. Disgusting all for $20! Crap. Don’t eat here.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank leaser0101
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Appears very small and a bit questionable from the outside, but would definitely recommend going in for breakfast/brunch. It’s very small but is a classic old fashioned diner, selling food such as pancakes, eggs, etc. Only 2 negatives were that the toilets are literally through...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank emrachy
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

This was the best little diner have breakfast. The food was perfect and it was really cool to see all the pics on the wall. Kids loves it too!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sadams777
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