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New York City’s Best Diners

New York City’s Best Diners

There’s no better place for all of your favorite food in one spot than a local diner. You can treat yourself to a world-class breakfast or sit down for a classic sandwich or entree. The city of New York City has a world of food on its streets, and diners are a part of that community. Some of them still look like the classic façades of the 1950s, while others blend their classic style with the design of modern restaurants. Step inside these little slices of home and see what you can munch on in the morning, afternoon or night.

Diners of New York City

Golden Diner

If you’re looking for a different kind of experience, visit Golden Diner under the Manhattan Bridge in Chinatown. This classic spot creates classic American dishes with an Asian twist to give you the best of both worlds. Have a bite of their scrambled egg dishes for breakfast, or share some lunch with friends with their “Korean Fried Chicken Wings” or “Lemongrass Avocado Toast.” 

Westway Diner

Some restaurants like to put a different spin on your favorite meals, like Westway Diner in Midtown West. Their specialty is breakfast, so you’ll find the perfect plate of eggs and French toast here. Have some fruit with your toast when you order the “Red, White & Blue French Toast,” add some vegetables to your omelets with their healthy omelet options or try them both when you request a “Combination Omelette.”

Manhattan Diner

Manhattan Diner sits on Broadway on the Upper West Side, placing itself at the heart of NYC. Their menu is packed with every food you can think of, from wraps to dishes you might find when you’re fine dining. Their breakfast griddle dishes come with your choice of ham, bacon or sausage, and their sandwiches are stuffed to the brim with meat, cheese and the perfect veggie topping for that finishing touch.

Square Diner

Square Diner was built inside a train car in Tribeca, so it packs everything you love about a diner into a small space. For over 100 years, they’ve been serving all-day breakfasts like poached eggs served on an English muffin and your choice of sides. For an entree, try one of their pot pies filled with vegetables in a thick, creamy crust. 

Times Square Diner & Grill

Times Square Diner & Grill in the Theater District has a retro feel to it, thanks to its decor, but you’ll find the most excellent foods of today on the menu. Take a bite of your favorite omelet or sandwich combination, or go even bigger with their triple-decker sandwiches like their “Turkey Club” or “Grilled Chicken Avocado Sandwich.”

Empire Diner

Step off the High Line in Chelsea and head to Empire Diner for a classy meal. Start your day off with one of their stylish breakfast options, like the Italian blend of “Soft Scrambled Eggs Cacio e Pepe.” Dinner brings the tastes of fine dining with dishes like the vegetable-filled “King Salmon” or their ribeye steak covered with herbs. 

Georgia Diner

If you want the classic tastes of a diner but want to get away from the city lights, stop into Georgia Diner. This restaurant in Queens offers all your favorite meals at any time of day. It may feel like a small, intimate diner, but its menu has various options that go beyond the plush booths. If you’re craving the perfect omelet or Belgian waffle late at night, you won’t have to wait until the morning. Their breakfast menu is offered throughout the day so that you can treat yourself to your favorite morning treat without judgment.