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Cosmic Diner

888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
+1 212-333-5888
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my husband for a desert and a coffee, desert wasn't too bad but the customer service needs improving dramatically! "Greeted" by the waiter who threw our menus on the table and walked away, when leaving my husband and I both thanked one...More

Thank Anastasia M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was across the street from our hotel and was open 24 hours. The food was awful and the wait staff was worse. Bad attitudes abound. Go elsewhere. There's a million places to go. We gave them the benefit of the doubt and went...More

Thank bostonmike0194901923
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast here, great service and reasonable prices- the bathroom is a bit challenging to use, you have to wait where the servers are running back and forth, but that's not a big problem.

Thank Beakertroyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Cosmic Dinner during our trip to NYC. Cosmic was located just down the street from our hotel. We stopped one morning fro breakfast/lunch. The service was awesome and the food was even better. Recommend Cosmic Dinner if you are in the city!!!

1  Thank Anubus6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed breakfast here twice while in NYC and both times it was amazing! Their pancakes with crispy bacon and maple syrup was mouth watering and their cherry pie was a slice of heaven! The staff were also really polite and helpful. Well worth a...More

Thank Emi-lou23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Hampton Inn across the street and decided to give the Cosmic diner a try - so glad we did. Your standard diner menu with everything you'd expect. Our group had: club sandwich, chef salad, chicken wings, kids chicken strips and...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

this establishment needs to close and have a think "Hotel Inspector" style. The staff were that present, the next step for them was to pull up a chair and join us for our 'meal'. My meal consisted of 2 chicken thighs and 1 wing in...More

1  Thank Keifer H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are staying anywhere on 8th Avenue near 49th, and are looking for a decent breakfast at a no frills diner, then look no further than Cosmic Diner. Our Hotel concierge recommended this place which is open 24 hours, and in my opinion serves...More

Thank JohnLightwater
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here twice in January 2015 and having come back to NYC have just visited another 2 times. We love this place for breakfast. No sooner than you've sat down you have iced water and coffee in front of you. Service...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only a stones throw from our hotel we went along for dinner. We were served by Tony who was brilliant. The burgers that we had were great and this was probably one of my most favourite visits to a diner as it had a real...More

Thank Daren B
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Response from yonyrl | Reviewed this property |
You don't need it. They usually have tables available.
14 February 2015|
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Response from Katherine L | Reviewed this property |
Cosmic Diner seems to be open round the clock, not sure when the staff goes home to sleep. Food is good and it's fast - they do not rush you out so you can enjoy your meal. Deserts are mouthwatering in the case by the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 888 8th Ave, Frnt 8, New York City, NY 10019-5704
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-333-5888
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