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Morning Star Restaurant

879 9th Avenue at 57 Street, New York City, NY 10019
+1 212-246-1593
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (32 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
“potatoes” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
879 9th Avenue at 57 Street, New York City, NY 10019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for breakfast. Generous portions for the price but not the greatest quality. Zero non dairy creamer options for coffee. The grits were the blandest I’ve ever had. The service was the real low point of the visit. The wait staff spent the entire time...More

Thank E W
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We found this diner on day 2 of 6 and had breakfast every morning until we flew home. Well located, 10 minutes from our hotel, it is an old school diner with a combination of locals and tourists. Efficient, friendly service, (thank you Jocelyn for...More

Thank djames2016
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Had breakfast here a couple of times, plenty to eat, good value and nice friendly staff. The menu is pretty extensive.

Thank Ken_IRL
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We went there to get some breakfast around 9 and we were met by this superfriendly waitress, who were very helpfull. This was a good food experience and I think we will go again.

Thank Christa L
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Ate here on the morning of the great snow storm. Staff friendly and helpful. Had easy over eggs, pancakes, syrup, egg and cheese sandwich and as much coffee as required. Nice place to start the day.

Thank terrynev
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We had breakfast here each day of our holiday. The selections were expansive and the food well prepared. It was priced right for individuals who are budget conscious. Staff was friendly and the restaurant was able to accommodate those in our party with allergies. Gluten...More

1  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Visited for my 2nd time on Christmas morning, was as good as the first trip. This place does the most accurate full Irish breakfast I’ve had stateside, accurate and absolute delicious. Nice homely vibe to the place, staff are so good at what they do,...More

Thank DavidL120584
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Overpriced! Food was not hot! Ordered French toast both cinnamon and raisin. Western omelette was tasteless and cold potatoes! Would not go back again! Coffee not particularly hot either!! Bill was $70 approx which included gratituity but receipt said it wasn’t so they lie too!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Service we found was exceptional both friendly and willing Pancakes and similar were good English breakfasts were, uninviting, Luke warm, tasteless beans and Mushroms However coffee and milkshakes excellent Real real mixed bag Excellent location and warm inside

Thank WorldFisherman
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We had breakfast there once during our weeks vacation to NYC, found it to be everything you would expect from a NYC diner, good food and good service.

Thank Stuart_n_Ally
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 879 9th Avenue at 57 Street, New York City, NY 10019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-246-1593
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