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“Nice and busy!”

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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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Midtown
Bolton, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nice and busy!”
Reviewed May 11, 2014

Just a quick review, I came to New York 3 weeks ago and stumbled across this diner, the food was ok and the service was really good, and the waiters and waitresses were cheery and polite when serving. The singing that was on all the time was brilliant however it did get a bit tedious having to put your knives and forks down every 3 minutes to clap, and it was none stop.
I enjoyed my breakfast here and if I ever come back to Times Square again I will definitely come back because the atmosphere was really good.

  • Visited April 2014
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great fun !”
Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

The kids absolutely loved this place ... This is breakfast New York style !!! The atmosphere is great - lively, friendly, fun. The waiters and waitresses take turns to pick up the mic and sign while they're serving. The food was great for a diner (usual American diner food so not healthy but exactly what you would expect). If you're in NY and like live music then I think this place is a must.

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Leicester
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere”
Reviewed May 11, 2014

Had nice meal here. Food nice and a little expensive for what you got but the staff were excellent and the singing brilliant. The waitress put a candle in my pudding as it was my birthday and they sang happy birthday to me this other person. You've got to go just for the atmosphere. You can't book so be prepared to queue.

  • Visited May 2014
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Wallingford, CT
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383 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
“Really fun”
Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at 1045. They switch to lunch at 11:00 so they make people wait outside. Allowed in right at 11;00. Really fun place. Our kids lived the singing waitresses. The food was pretty good and prices not bad for NYC. We actually ended up going back for breakfast because we were walking by and there was no line, yummy French toast. This place is definitely worth checking out

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“It's all about the atmosphere”
Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Great night, left feeling like we had been to a show. The performances were great and was nice to see other diners join in.
Food was fine, typical diner food. But it's the experience you go for. You have to try it!

Visited May 2014
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