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“Good singing, food ok, service??”

Ellen's Stardust Diner
Ranked #299 of 13,754 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: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Midtown
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Good singing, food ok, service??”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Went with a group of 5 and we were seated quickly. Our server was singing when we entered and he was great, until he came to our table with a terrible attitude. I felt we were rushed to order and he was very short when asked anything. He disappeared for a while during our meal & I was out of drink for a while. To top it off, a 20% tip was automatically added to the bill...I don't like that. He was 10-12% at best! The food was alright, but not worth the price. Grilled cheese is $12 for example, but I had a $15 wrap. I wouldn't go back, but it was an experience..

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Unique diner!”
Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Great atmosphere which really makes the place! Food was really lovely albeit slightly overpriced however it is worth a visit even just to see and hear the future broadway stars.

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Georgia
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“Better get a good view!”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

If you are near the windows you won't see the only reason for which you would go here and that is the show. Because the food is average to poor. And the service is poor to terrible. Long waits and very crowded. Also, groups of 4 or 5 will be seated much sooner than couples.

  • Visited March 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Great fun and great food!”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Right next to the Wintergarden Theatre this is a great place for the entire family! The food is simple but delicious and the wait staff sings beautifully as they roam over the table tops while they bring your food to you. Great place for dessert after the theatre.

  • Visited October 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Too crowded, food is AVERAGE”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Go here if you just have to have singing waiters, but DON"T GO HERE FOR THE FOOD. You can do a LOT better in New York City!! Also, it was so packed, you feel like everyone's breathing down each other's necks - gross.

  • Visited March 2013
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