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Stage Restaurant - CLOSED

128 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8329
+1 212-473-8614
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  • Very good45%
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Mar 11, 2015
“Surpasses expectations”
Dec 8, 2014
“Best breakfast diner in East Village!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Diner, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
128 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8329
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Reviewed March 11, 2015

This place might be as basic and no-frills as you can get, but they concentrate on what's important: the food. I went for a typical diner breakfast: eggs, ham, toast and home fries. We have the same definition of "over medium," which impressed me immediately....More

Thank William F
Reviewed December 8, 2014

I found this place by accident when I was out running one morning in NYC and I'm glad I did. This is an amazing little place and almost don't want to write a review for it just to keep it secret, but they really do...More

Thank Iain C
Reviewed September 10, 2014

Real Ukrainian food served at the counter for a very low price. The server was nice and the servings were plentiful, it looked like a family business, they are obviously not trying to get rich by robbing customers but to make a living by serving...More

Thank Adriana M
Reviewed July 27, 2014

Kielbasa, perogis, and blintzes. Best pre- and post- theater menus, and you can just call it a menu.

Thank Dyowsa
Reviewed January 7, 2014

This little hole in the wall has the BEST chicken cutlet you can imagine. It comes with all sorts of Polish stuff, cabbage, mashed potatoes or veggies and gravy if you want it. I would eat one every day if I could..but then I would...More

Thank GVnative
Reviewed September 2, 2013

We were lucky enough to be staying in the East Village around the corner from the Stage Restaurant. Wanted to go somewhere for breakfast, and remembered seeing this place the night before. It is tiny, just one long counter actually. But the food and the...More

1  Thank houseoffools
Reviewed August 18, 2012

We chose Stage Restaurant from reviews at other sites and location - next to Orpheum theater where we were taking our two ten-year olds. We didn't want a fancy expensive restaurant but one that ten-year olds can find something they like and are comfortable. We...More

2  Thank Kathy_Roberts
Reviewed October 8, 2010

An amazing, authentic experience and a real surprising find for us. Wandering NY and (as usual) hungry for breakfast we stumbled upon this small (even cramped - in a nice way) diner-style eatery. The food was great, not expensive, fresh, served by friendly people. When...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2008

A place you have to go when your around the east village! You get tons of food for the money...best value in the city. Everything is hand made while you watch. Friendly staff willing to help and even take custom orders. Only negative is that...More

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catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $20
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8329
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-473-8614
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