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Oscar's Brasserie - CLOSED

540 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10001
+1 212-872-1275
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
10 Jan 2016
“Best Breakfast”
12 Aug 2015
“Good breakfast”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
540 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10001
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed 10 January 2016

If you staying at the Waldorf Astoria or you just want good breakfast, this is the place to. The selection is varied and I just love the food.

Thank Jackie A
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Situated within the Waldorf Astoria - Very good selection for breakfast, Although can be busy at peak times

Thank Goldenbrowne
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Located in the historical Waldorf Astoria, this famous location is a fun place to visit. A truly outstanding breakfast buffet. Understand that this restaurant may be a victim of changes at the hotel. Learned that hotel employees are being offered early retirement packages with many...More

Thank GoBills2016
Reviewed 1 August 2015

this is one of the best "hotel" buffet breakfasts I've had in a long time. Bacon is outstanding. anything you wish to have is available.More

Thank Trvlchnnl
Julien P, Director of Restaurants at Oscar's Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2015

Dear trvlchnl, Thank you for the exceptional review of Oscar's Brasserie buffet brunch option. Should your travels bring you back to New York City and the Waldorf Astoria, we hope for the opportunity to host you once more. Yours in service, Julien Pierlas Director of...More

Reviewed 27 June 2015

Excellent service. Staff is very friendly and the food is delicious. Very accommodating for special need individuals.More

Thank HeidiBrookeKaelaKirk
Julien P, Director of Restaurants at Oscar's Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Dear HeidiBrookeKaelaKirk, Thank you for your exceptional review. Our team is so pleased to see that you were impressed with the service received on your recent visit to Oscar's Brasserie. We hope for the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future! Yours in...More

Reviewed 16 June 2015

A double choice breakfast, either Continental or full American. As much or as little as you wish available, all served buffet style. Waiters pour fresh juice and coffees at the table.More

Thank jeananutley
Julien P, Director of Restaurants at Oscar's Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2015

Dear jeananutley, Thank you for visiting Oscar's Brasserie on your first stop of the day! Our continental breakfast and a la carte offerings are popular with guests of the hotel as well as tourists and locals in the area, and we were thrilled to see...More

Reviewed 7 June 2015

A lovely buffet breakfast, great service & great food. I can honestly say the bacon is the best I have ever eaten & even the waitresses suggest to try the bacon. Every morning there is a great range of Danish pastries & croissants. Just heavenlyMore

Thank PinaC0ladaa
Julien P, Director of Restaurants at Oscar's Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2015

Dear PinaC0ladaa, It is a great pleasure to read your review and find that we met and exceeded your expectations for a tasty breakfast experience at Oscar's Brasserie. What an honor it is to hear that we supplied the best bacon you've ever tried! Please...More

Reviewed 6 June 2015

We stayed at the Waldorf and had breakfast here. Just perfect. There is a choice of cooked or continental breakfast. The service was incredibly efficient, polite and friendly.More

Thank Imustbegoing
Julien P, Director of Restaurants at Oscar's Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2015

Dear Imustbegoing, Thank you for taking the time to recognize us for providing you with a sumptuous breakfast experience, complete with exceptional service, during your recent visit with us. We hope for the chance to welcome you back in the future for another unforgettable meal!...More

Reviewed 31 May 2015

We stopped at Oscar's American Brasserie on the last Saturday of May, 2015. We have been having breakfasts in the city many many times before, starting from upscale establishments and down to diner-like joints. We are happy to report that Oscar beat them all. The...More

Thank RGSOUNDF
Julien P, Director of Restaurants at Oscar's Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2015

Dear RGSOUNDF, Thank you for your great review of Oscar's Brasserie! Your photos are wonderful as well. We truly appreciate you taking the time describe what made your visit with us so memorable, and we hope for the opportunity to welcome you back in the...More

Reviewed 27 May 2015

We have been to brunch at Oscar's before, and it has in the past been quite good. They provide Eggs Benedict upon request, and there is a Western and Asian station. We went this past weekend (5/24/15) and the quality of the offerings were very...More

Thank Takeda12000
Julien P, Director of Restaurants at Oscar's Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2015

Dear Takeda12000, We regret that your most recent visit to Oscar's Brasserie did not measure up to previous visits. It is my goal to change that, and I appreciate you providing me with your valuable feedback. Your satisfaction is very important to us, and we...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$44
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10001
    (50th Street and Lexington Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: 6, E train to 51st Street Grand Central Terminal. Oscar’s is just inside the Lexington Avenue entrance of the Waldorf Astoria(at the lower level of the hotel). No reservations are required.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-872-1275
Description
Beyond-the-Expected Buffet in Casual Brasserie Comfort. Named for Oscar Tschirky, the maitre d' who defined the concept of epicurean public dining, Oscar's is the place to start the day right and recharge your weekend with Waldorf and American Classics. The restaurant is open for Breakfast on weekdays, breakfast and lunch on weekends.
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