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“Stay Away -”
Review of Galaxy Diner

Galaxy Diner
Ranked #1,087 of 13,820 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $4 - $26
Cuisines: Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery
Neighborhood: Midtown
Description: Galaxy Diner is a traditional diner in New York City. Home of the best burgers, we focus on friendly service & great food at a great price. Enjoy!
New York City, New York
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Stay Away -”
Reviewed January 22, 2014

I have lived in NYC for 18 years. This past Christmas I was in the Times Square area with two teenagers and needed to find a quick place to eat that didn't have a long wait and packed with tourists. The Galaxy Diner is on 9th Avenue in an area that has many good restaurants. We wanted burgers and fries. DON'T bother with this place or the favorable reviews. It's so bad. The waiters are rude - our waiter spilt Sprite all over our coats on a chair at the table and just grunted. And the food is so mediocre. Burgers not cooked to medium well, the fries were cold - it is not worth your money. Even the coffee was bad. Do yourself and your wallet a favor - stay away. And forget the good reviews - the place is bad!

  • Visited December 2013
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Crap”
Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

Crap service poor food
It seems unfair till you realise the waiter didn't understand English so bacon ordered and sausages appear, Tabasco requested and delivered to the table next door, rye toast ordered and French toast delivered then .... Coffee... They kept asking if we wanted more and even though 4 different people asked it didn't arrive, well it did as we were leaving!!!
Oh yeah... I advised the lady seating that it was really bad and she thanked me.... it was only after repeating 'no bad not good' did she realise what I was saying.... Just go somewhere else please!!!

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Toronto, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great way to start the day!”
Reviewed December 29, 2013

My husband and I love going for breakfast at the Galaxy when we're in NYC, and our recent trip was no exception. Easy walk from our hotel near Times Square, fast service and delicious food; the omlettes are wonderful, and the fresh fruit bowl is very fresh and full of goodness! Decent coffee, too. Give the Galaxy a try, you won't regret your choice!

  • Visited December 2013
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New York City, New York
Level 6 Contributor
76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Nothing better for a cheap breakfast”
Reviewed December 26, 2013

The breakfast specials there , before 11am, are The Best. Its better than average in taste, and I get the #1, which is 2 eggs, toast, home fries, small juice and coffee, free refills on the coffee, for $5.95. The place is open 24 hours. The other menu items are so so, but when I have arrived late into the City and need a bite, I get a breakfast.

Visited December 2013
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Galway, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Hearty delicious breakfast”
Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

Huge portions of tasty food. Omelettes are amazing. Healthy alternatives are good too but the French toast is hard to resist.

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