Cranky's Cafe

(Now Closed)
Café and Breakfast Spot · Hunters Point
48-19 Vernon Blvd (at 49th Ave.), Long Island City, NY 11101, United States
$ $ $ $
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dessert
Beer, Wine
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
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    Jico B.
    "orange juice and the blueberry ricotta pancakes!"(2 Tips)
    Leah M.
    "Breakfast burrito is great - and who writes up a breakfast burrito??"(4 Tips)
    "Mimosa with freshly squeezed OJ"(2 Tips)
    Janice S.
    "Great food, cute little spot."(3 Tips)
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  • breakfast food
  • brunch food
  • pancakes
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  • cute
  • fresh squeezed OJ
  • burgers
  • lattes
  • steak
  • wine
  • huevos rancheros
  • sandwiches
  • turkey sausage
  • biscuits
  • brisket
  • pulled pork
  • comfort food
  • good service
  • good for working
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  • Netsirk

    Try their delicious vegetarian option of a bean burger! Also note: Tues and Fri are 7-10 live band performance.

    Netsirk · February 8, 2014
  • Thomas Z.

    A little loud

    Thomas Zucker-Scharff · January 19, 2014
  • Christina C.

    Cute place, service was faster than expected. Food was good. The burrito was ok. Steak was tender. I'll try the pancakes next time.

    Christina C. · November 17, 2013
  • Ana K.

    Do yourself a favor and do not go here.

    Ana Koehler · October 27, 2013
  • Leah M.

    When it's not made too spicy (and I order everything spicy), the SOS is divine. Closer to a breakfast version of bolognese because it's so meaty, but with turkey sausage and a fantastic deep flavor.

    Leah M. · September 28, 2013
  • Aram Z.

    Great food! They have great brisket and delicious sides. Cocktails were a little expensive, but very good.

    Aram Zucker-Scharff · August 20, 2013
  • Kat

    Huevos Ranchero was absolutely delicious! Topped off with a Mimosa with freshly squeezed OJ is the perfect brunch meal

    Kat · August 10, 2013
  • Margaret S.

    So slow its making me cranky. Oh and my food was cold.

    Margaret Suh · July 13, 2013
  • Andrew L.

    Lots of flies, service is slow.

    Andrew Lim · July 13, 2013
  • Jen U.

    No need to wait until noon on Sunday to drink here =)

    Jen Urbanek · June 30, 2013
  • Marcus J.

    The shrimp po'boy is really good. Angel is a good server. Quaint, good music & food, nice chill spot.

    Marcus J. · June 10, 2013
  • Ruben R.

    The friddiablo really hit the spot. Requested extra spicy. Perfect for a rainy day.

    Ruben Ramirez · June 8, 2013
  • Tom P.

    Great menu if you like creole but aren't a full blooded carnivore. First time I've been able to order a meatball sub (turkey meatballs) off a menu in years. It did not disappoint!

    Tom Penichter · May 20, 2013
  • Jo K.

    WiFi: JAMBALAYA1682

    Jo K · May 6, 2013
  • Paul B.

    This place sucks! Staff are rude and food is gross.. Kept us waiting at door for too long then dissed us at table .. The name say it all.

    Paul Bolter · March 31, 2013
  • Diogenes B.

    Try the steak salad. Delightful.

    Diogenes Brito · February 23, 2013
  • Unur E.

    The blueberry ricotta pancakes are super delicious!! Also the breakfast burritos are nice as well as the crab patty burger. Fries vary from time to time, last time they were really really bad.

    Unur Erdene · January 30, 2013
  • Unur E.

    The eggs benedict are not great at all! Such a disappointment :( complete absense of the thick, creamy, yummy Hollaindaise sauce.

    Unur Erdene · January 30, 2013
  • Patricia L.

    Amazing comfort food. Try the Mac n cheese and the pulled pork! The mangolini is delicious!

    Patricia Lui · December 3, 2012
  • heartOFqueens

    Love ordering the steak & eggs at Saturday Brunch.

    heartOFqueens · November 18, 2012
  • Élise W.

    If you're thinking about but unsure the Croquet Monsieur is delicious! Also the biscuits are approved, by Texans 

    Élise Wyatt · November 4, 2012
  • Dana O.

    Brunch is great. Dinner is pretty good. Kid friendly. Service is consistently not great. Free wi-fi. Wine and beer only with soju cocktails.

    Dana OMalley · November 4, 2012
  • Janice S.

    Great food, cute little spot. Painfully slow at busing tables here.

    Janice S. · November 3, 2012
  • Jessica K.

    They serve MUD coffee - great coffee, especially if you like supporting local NY businesses...

    Jessica Kim · October 30, 2012
  • Matthew C.

    Food is great, prices are not manhattan, and one of the waitresses might actually be French.

    Matthew Chung · October 27, 2012
  • Rory P.

    Great brunch! Love the ricotta pancakes and Cranky's potatoes.

    Rory Parness · August 13, 2012
  • Jico B.

    Enjoy some freshly squeezed orange juice and the blueberry ricotta pancakes!

    Jico Baligod · July 21, 2012
  • Brad G.

    Breakfast food is above average. Service is subpar at best. On the slow side with patronizing attitudes.

    Brad Gerick · July 15, 2012
  • G P.

    Cranky's don't accept American Express anymore (dislike)! 

    G Pedersen · June 23, 2012
  • Tom Wade M.

    Watching a waitress tell someone they aren't allowed to read their iPad while waiting on their brunch. Brunches beware.

    Tom Wade Murphy · May 5, 2012
  • Wonderwoman A.

    Best soy latte

    Wonderwoman Amazon · March 25, 2012
  • Leah M.

    Breakfast burrito is great - and who writes up a breakfast burrito??

    Leah M. · March 11, 2012
  • Dmitriy S.

    The MUD latte is a must

    Dmitriy S · November 22, 2011
  • Kurt-Owen R.


    Kurt-Owen Richards · October 23, 2011
  • Benjamin P.

    Brew of choice: Mud, New York Street Coffee. A coffee house with a living room atmosphere, delicious pastries, and classic movie nights on Wednesdays is fine by me.

    Benjamin Peryer · October 1, 2011
  • Gabi M.

    Tuesday happy hours 2 for 1 Beers, Wine and Sangria's 6:30-8!!!

    Gabi Madsen · July 24, 2011
  • Lena M.

    The chicken panini

    Lena Maros · June 4, 2011
  • Michael Z.

    SOS is to die for! Outstanding and keep up the great work.

    Michael Zucchi · April 16, 2011
  • DJ W.

    Hands down - amazing breakfast burrito.

    DJ Wallman · April 16, 2011
  • Chris W.

    Ok pretty much everything I've eaten here has been really good. But just about every time I come here I have to repeat my order several times before they get it right.

    Chris Wardak · March 28, 2011
  • Paloma C.

    Delicious omelette. French toasts are also really good.

    Paloma Cacho-Sousa · March 20, 2011
  • Chris B.

    The waiter is really cute.

    Chris Babatope · March 20, 2011
  • Kris N.

    Check out the Homemade SOS. It's biscuits and gravy!

    Kris Niki · January 11, 2011
  • Melissa L.

    Must try breakfast sandwich! Not Ur typically sandwich, got a hint of cumin spice with slices of avocado on a crunchy biscuit. Of course there's the perfectly cooked eggs and melted American cheese.

    Melissa Lee · December 13, 2010
  • Lupis S.

    Say hi to the little French hottie

    Lupis S · October 17, 2010
  • Om_Chanti

    Don't leave without trying the blueberry marscapone pancakes.

    Om_Chanti · July 31, 2010
  • Jessica T.

    Go to crankys to watch the world cup. It's a nice alternative to the rowdy pubs.

    Jessica Tuquero · June 27, 2010
  • Megan C.

    Get the mushroom and bacon mac and cheese with cream soda. Perfect!

    Megan Cunningham · May 15, 2010
  • G P.

    Crankys reminds me of Parisien Cafes. Best toasted Baguette with butter and preserves.

    G Pedersen · May 15, 2010
  • Lara D.

    Great addition to LIC! Good music. Pleasant staff. Great place to work for hours with yummy food always available.

    Lara Dalch · April 12, 2010

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