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“Probablly the best restaurant/cafe we have ever been!!”

Ellen's Stardust Diner
Ranked #289 of 13,823 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner, Delicatessen
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Midtown
Birmingham, UK
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Probablly the best restaurant/cafe we have ever been!!”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Me and my wife visited for breakfast 1 morning and i had breakfast burito and my wife had pancakes. the server gave us unlimited tea and coffee and while you wait the staff are actors and actreses off broadway and they sing and dance while serving your food, such a brilliant enviroment and difinatley a must visit at any time of day!!

Visited October 2012
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5 reviews
“Fun times and family friendly”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Visited with my family w/3 children. The place was quite an experience. The waiters are friendly and entertaining; all are trying to land jobs in Briadway so there is a lot of singing and dancing.

Food was fine, good environment.

  • Visited February 2013
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“Fantastic night out -a highlight of our trip”
Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

We went to Ellen's at the recommendation of a friend and are so glad we did. We had been to a show so went in for dinner around ten thirty, it was packed but we were seated quickly and our waiter quickly introduced himself and provided menus. There was more singing talent in that one restaurant than in a whole series of X factor and we were amazed at their ability to sing and serve at the same time. We couldn't fault the service - it's a busy restaurant but if you needed something it was easy to attract the attention of your waiter. The food was good, hot and lots of it - it's not a Michelin starred restaurant but that's not why you go there. We had a fantastic evening and would love to go back if we visit New York again

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Northern, NY
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“A little hokey, but a good time”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

We stopped into Ellen's to escape the wind and cold. We had heard it was a fun place to eat, but we weren't sure what to expect. Our server, Frenchy, brought the food and sang like a dream. My son loved the experience and our food was pretty good too. I recommend the brisket on the pretzel bun. Very yummy burgers too. Thanks for the fun!

Visited March 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Singing waiters & waitresses that are budding Thespians , great food and what a lovely way to dine.... fantastic atmosphere enjoyed ourselves immensely

Visited February 2013
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