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Murray Hill Diner

222 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016-4604
+1 212-686-6667
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“pancakes” (60 reviews)
“french toast” (24 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
222 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016-4604
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped her to try something different and unfortunately it wasn't how I expect a diner to be. We sat down and waited and waited....then grabbed our own menus, contiplated leaving, still waited then finally someone said she would be right with us after clearing...More

Thank Marie G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Disappointing food, service, ambiance. Many cheaper, better diners in the area. Burgers were dry and unappetizing and not priced correctly on the menu.

Thank BarryJV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place a 5 minute walk away from our hotel and we ate here 4 times for breakfast and once for dinner during our stay. I loved their pancakes with banana and maple syrup, they were so big and fluffy and the best...More

Thank SaraLovesTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was very near our hotel and it was convenient. We visited it twice during our stay. I was on a mobility scooter and they were very helpful in letting me park it inside the restaurant. They didn't act like it was an inconvenience...More

Thank luv2golf12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t enjoy our food at all. It was all very blah. Nowhere near as good as Westwood diner, not too far. The wine was good though and the service was lovely. The hostess is sullen and was chewing food as she sat us down....More

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Diners are a traditional species risking extinction in the US and NYC in particular after having been the pillar of American eating-out for centuries. This one, run by immigrants, is keeping up the tradition of warm familiar hospitality, classic 50’s movie like setting, and overgrown...More

Thank Roberto_NW_Italy
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Yet another in a long line of good NYC diners. All the standard diner fare - we opted for breakfast plates on two visits over a four day stay. Lucked out as it was out the door as we finished, and noted same on several...More

Thank dndphishin
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for breakfast with friends. Good coffee with refills, friendly staff and an excellent breakfast with crisp, tasty bacon. Highly recommend this place.

Thank 737av8tor
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

On a 7 day trip I had breakfast/brunch 3 days here. The food is prepared fresh to order. I had pancakes with Blueberries which were fab and coffee , they offer loads of free coffee refills 😊 I would also recommend the Eggs Florentine which...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed on E 33rd (Murray Hill neighborhood) make this your go to Diner; fun and friendly staff too. The short stack pancakes with egg and Canadian bacon was just right. Not overly priced. Gives you the feel of an American Diner and that makes...More

Thank Gerald H
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24 March 2015|
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Response from 90grahamr | Reviewed this property |
Great place for breakfast or lunch. Short stack of pancakes, bacon, maple syrup, corned beef hash and coffee around $12. Great value!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016-4604
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-686-6667
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