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Gracie Mews Restaurant Corporation

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Neighbourhood:
Upper East Side
American, Diner
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1550 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10028-3904
+1 212-861-2290
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06:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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227 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The four of us have the perfect NYC diner experience. We had the corned beef on rye and they had the tuna salad and a BLT. We went with New Yorkers, were served by New Yorkers. Everything was ready in a New York minute. About 12.00 per sandwich. The dessert case looked perfect but we were too full. For an... More 

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Thank Carl R
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

THANK GOODNESS WE FOUND THIS EXCELLENT GREEK DINER ON THE UPPER EAST SIDE!!! We are so delighted with Gracie Mews old school Greek diner. We are regulars, and highly recommend this restaurant to all of our friends. Fresh fish, steaks, omelettes, vegetables, etc. Sunday Brunch is excellent too. Sometimes a short wait but never too long. It is a pleasure... More 

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Thank Rochelle S
New York
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146 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We have been eating here and having food delivered for years! Excellent fresh fish! Great everything, really. A terrific value. Huge portions. One dish can be split and still have left overs. You cannot go wrong. The owners are terrific as is the staff.

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Thank HillaryNewYork
Dobbs Ferry, New York
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119 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We needed a place for dinner for four picky eaters. And this placed made everyone happy. The vegetarian had beautiful veggies and a baked potato , the gluten free lady(me) had beautiful veggies and a baked sweet potato, the acid reflux person had a loaded potato and cheesecake, and the 4 th person had a sandwich, it looked like chicken... More 

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Thank lara p
Plantation, Florida
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151 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Gracie Mews is our favorite breakfast place when we visit my sister and brother in the Upper East Side. It's a very good, neighborhood restaurant. They have a wide variety of dishes, all well-prepared. Eggs, omelettes, French toast & pancakes are all done to perfection. The coffee's good too. Prices are reasonable. The wait staff is really professional. Food is... More 

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Thank Dalefarkas
New York City, New York
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1,548 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Relatively standard New York city diner, bigger and brighter than most. Two large apartment buildings provide a very reliable clientele. Prompt and generally friendly service, but often with a bit of an edge. Good cleanliness including the men's room. Prices are average for the area. American cheese omelette ordered soft came back in six minutes, perfectly cooked. Side order of... More 

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Thank robcurtross
New York City, New York
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66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This diner is a neighborhood gem! On the weekends you need to wait at least 20 minutes to be seated. I recommend the counter where you can interact with the servers..and see them in motion. ie filling internet and telephone orders while taking seated customer orders. Breakfast, brunch or dinner ALL the food is great. I use to go at... More 

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Thank Gustave D
New York, New York, United States
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Totally unsurprising, but necessary for standard diner fare, large menu, fresh food, promptly served

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Thank Kafpro
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This diner has been around a long time but it should not call itself a diner anymore. They continue to raise their prices and charge almost $30 for some entrées. It disguises itself as a neighborhood restaurant but then charges you like an expensive New York City restaurant. However, it is very good food and reliable. The service is OK,... More 

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Thank Tara G
Hartsdale, New York
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190 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Cannot get over that there is still a diner left in Manhattan that has a nice selection of food with reasonable prices and service with a smile. It is a neighborhood gem without all the tourist hustle and bustle.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 00:00
Monday
06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1550 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10028-3904
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-861-2290

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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