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EJ's Luncheonette

1271 3rd Ave, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10021-3657
+1 212-472-0600
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“pancakes” (20 reviews)
“french toast” (10 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
1271 3rd Ave, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10021-3657
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Found this diner on the second day of our NYC vacation and we could not have been more satisfied! Quite close to the city center and to Central Park, great place to eat, traditional diner-style restaurant with super friendly staff and delicious meals! The burgers...More

Thank Dana K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are fans of good New York City diners. This is one of the best we have found. The food is great - the menu is extensive - and the specials are more creative than you might expect. It's also really clean and welcoming. The...More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This friendly place is “old school” complete with booths and Formica tables and countertops and old fashioned posters advertising Nesbitt’s orange soda. Blackboard lunch specials included a hearty meatloaf sandwich (with fries) which my spouse ordered and loved. I had one of my all-time favorites—a...More

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Food was lovely without any doubt. However, extremely rude staff ruined the whole experience. As I work in hospitality in London I can say that I have solid knowledge about how to behave to your guests. I was well aware about the ridiculous custom of...More

1  Thank annemarie336
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This is a place for good solid food consumed amid a lively crowd served by engaging wait staff. We ate lunch at the bar and enjoyed the one-on-one attention from our convivial Bangladeshi server. The Greek omelet was very good but the accompaniments were even...More

1  Thank Taughboyne
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Our Italian friends wanted a local diner experience so we found EJ's through online reviews. Our party of 10 got a table for breakfast right away (Wed morning) and very polite service. The portions are really generous and everything from the flapjacks to the omelettes...More

Thank Cyndi-Ryan
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We had enjoyed a great dinner last evening at Tony’s di Napoli (see review) but were getting hungry so my daughter suggested EJ’s for breakfast. We Ubered over taking in the sights on a beautiful blue sky dog day. It was Saturday so lots of...More

Thank Poppiedoah
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We stopped in here for a late lunch after touring the Met. The menu variety includes vegetarian and carnivorous selections. The service is courteous and prompt. Prices track to the upper east side of Manhattan. Seating is a bit cramped, however.

Thank kevincW4167YP
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We visited for Sunday Brunch and had a fantastic brunch. The place was absolutely packed but we were seated quickly. This diner is fantastic - good coffee, great food and busy. We had pancakes and french toast and scrambled eggs but there were so much...More

Thank SAlice2018
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We wanted to have a good burger in the area, and we had heard EJ is the place: we were not disappointed. EJ is more of a diner than a coffee shop, a bit more refined and with a nice menu with many choices. The...More

Thank marcellos375
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the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1271 3rd Ave, Close to the 72nd Street crosstown bus, New York City, NY 10021-3657
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-472-0600
  • E-mail
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