City Diner

Diner$$$$
Upper West Side, New York
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  • Susan
    "City diner burger is delicious"(2 Tips)
    Jacob S.
    "Speaking as the Mayor, I'm very happy with this breakfast spot."(7 Tips)
    Yesenia R.
    "Clean and Friendly Atmosphere."(2 Tips)
    Reggie
    "coffee and juice."(3 Tips)
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  • Peter Z.
    Peter Zarand3 weeks ago
    The food was boring and simple. I had a steak and a waiter forget to even ask how I want to have it.
  • Scott G.
    Watch out for refills! They are fountain, but NOT FREE!! (Also, this is the worst)
  • Gaby G.
    Gaby GingolaMarch 23
    I enjoyed the egg white vegetable omelette. Fast service and friendly staff!!
  • Jeffrey W.
    Jeffrey WMarch 22
    Cheap brunch!!!
  • Michael G.
    Michael GreenDecember 9, 2015
    I love City Diner! I've been a loyal customer as far back as I could remember.
  • Richard R.
    Richard RodriguezOctober 29, 2015
    Place sucks
  • Mike H.
    Mike HopkinsSeptember 6, 2015
    Fast service. Good potato skins. Terrible pickles.
  • Marwan B.
    Marwan BukharyMay 17, 2015
    We had a great late night dinner, i like the hospitality and the food was served fast and really taste good,
  • Reggie
    ReggieAugust 2, 2014
    Get the lumberjack (eggs, bacon, ham, sausage and pancakes) with coffee and juice. Cost???? Answer : $10 Love these prices and service was good too
  • Can B.
    Can BalciogluMarch 13, 2014
    Ive been coming here for 17 years. Awesome food friendly staff old and sweet customers. Epharisto!
  • Yesenia R.
    Yesenia RuizDecember 5, 2013
    Very Good Food. Clean and Friendly Atmosphere. Luckily Since its The Only Diner Open At That Time In That Area !!
  • Michael M.
    Michael MoralesNovember 1, 2013
    Ask for Joan. Best waitress in the world. She makes a killer Cosmo.
  • Susan
    SusanOctober 9, 2013
    City diner burger is delicious
  • Lia Christila U.
    Lia Christila UAugust 22, 2013
    My go to diner each week. Ask for Joan or Maria for waitress. They did terrific job! And ooh Jimmy as the manager is super nice guy! Can't comment with the male waiter; had terrible exp w/ them.
  • Steve K.
    Steve KennyJune 14, 2013
    Make sure to check out some of the vintage photos on the walls. A short history lesson of NYC before WW II.
  • Grant
    GrantMay 29, 2013
    Get a cup of coffee. Pretty good. Also enjoyed the egg white omelette.
  • Patrick O.
    Patrick OpaliskyMay 3, 2013
    Great good!!!
  • Jenny P.
    Jenny PiersonMarch 27, 2013
    Blonde waitress was the nicest ever! She read our minds.
  • Jason S.
    Jason S.March 18, 2013
    Really great sausage!!!
  • Brian B.
    Brian BalserFebruary 23, 2013
    This place sucks, service is slow and food is poop!
  • Diggs
    DiggsJanuary 28, 2013
    So I ordered three eggs deluxe (comes with 3 meats) but I only wanted bacon, I said I might add sausage. I ask to add sausage later and now I'd be charged for a side...REALLY? Why wasn't I told?! -_-
  • Biff B.
    Biff BuffaloJanuary 6, 2013
    Soup. Beef stew before 6:30pm on Mondays
  • Aaron B.
    Aaron BishopNovember 3, 2012
    My salad tasted soapy and my sandwich didn't taste like anything. I know this could have just been an off night, but everything on my bill was more expensive than it said on the menu.
  • Eddie E.
    Eddie EddieJuly 20, 2012
    Great food, awesome service, and generous portions make this the best diner in the Upper West Side.
  • Jerome G.
    Jerome GentoliaJune 14, 2012
    The waiter mumbles and talks like Lemmy of Motorhead. Could not understand a single word he said.
  • Lulu
    LuluMarch 17, 2012
    24/7...perfect spot for a 5am app sampler
  • ✨#IamRomdelacrème✨
    I was impressed with the service, how fast we got our food, perfect food portions and restaurant was very clean.
  • Roberto D.
    Roberto De PaivaFebruary 22, 2012
    City Diner Burger. This is heaven.
  • lauren m.
    lauren michaeliFebruary 21, 2012
    Get takeout at the end of the bar stool area. Quick! You can order what you want, on menu or not. They happen to make a killer egg and cheddar on a roll.
  • Steve F.
    Steve FrancisJanuary 29, 2012
    Best Cobb salad in the city.
  • Nicolas G.
    Nicolas GuelpaJanuary 7, 2012
    Great Brunch on the weekend for $12
  • Ericka J.
    Ericka JohnsonDecember 16, 2011
    My favorite UWS diner!
  • Gregory S.
    Gregory SchmidtDecember 8, 2011
    Best burgers in town! Go deluxe and get French fries.
  • Aileen
    AileenNovember 5, 2011
    Chicken quesadilla is delicious! Tortilla is perfectly crispy n cheese is perfectly melted. Yum!
  • ZAlex L.
    ZAlex LiccioneOctober 16, 2011
    Best spot open at 6 in the morning.
  • jill H.
    jill Harkavy-FriedmanOctober 14, 2011
    Crispy fries are excellent! Really welcoming if they get to know you. Enjoy.
  • Emma C.
    Emma ChownsOctober 3, 2011
    That CA burger was damn good! Read more
  • Yaas
    YaasSeptember 16, 2011
    The Black Cow is awesome
  • Sara A.
    Sara AlissaSeptember 9, 2011
    Really fabulous coffee! :)
  • Shai S.
    Shai SpechtSeptember 9, 2011
    One of The best diners on the Upper West Side!
  • talia i.
    talia inbarMay 7, 2011
    For the Mayor: I pointed out ur tip to owner, nick, and he said cone talk to him next time u come and he'll give u that loyalty discount!! :)
  • Jacob S.
    Jacob SlevinApril 3, 2011
    Speaking as the Mayor, I'm very happy with this breakfast spot. If only they rewarded me for my loyalty over Big Daddy.
  • Dan C.
    Dan CordellaMarch 26, 2011
    The food does not usually justify the wait
  • BaxterTheBoss
    BaxterTheBossSeptember 10, 2010
    I used to go here all the time until I found a human nail (or toenail) in my milkshake... no lie, i was horrified. I wish I could go back but the memory haunts me.
  • Bill S.
    Bill SobelFebruary 23, 2010
    Breakfast on the UWS dis is da place!
  • Anthony B.
    Anthony BrownJanuary 3, 2010
    If you like bacon, this place is generous when you order breakfast.
  • Vadim L.
    Vadim LavrusikAugust 9, 2009
    Some of the most delicious burgers I have ever had.
  • Kike K.
    Kike KikiiOctober 10, 2013
    Probando diferentes sitios para desayunar, sin duda, este es el mejor de todos.
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