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Morning Star Cafe

949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
+1 212-588-1050
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“morning star” (21 reviews)
“pancakes” (33 reviews)
“home fries” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
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51 - 60 of 286 reviews

Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was a recommendation from our hotel as we arrived super early in the morning before check-in. The waiter was so nice. My 11 year old LOVED the waffle s'more so much we went back another morning during our stay. It is busy on the...More

1  Thank Muriel T
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

What a great place for breakfast. Quick service. Good prices. The food was great. Would return (we did) again and again

Thank GaryJWalker
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Reasonable prices and really good food, I would definitely recommend and visit again. The burger wasn't greasy just really tasty.

Thank Paula W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Ate breakfast here twice on a recent NYC trip, and will definitely be back. Although they call it a "cafe," in my book this is really more of a diner. That's not a bad thing! Wide range of choices, unpretentious service, a counter you can...More

Thank BriPhilly
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely little cafe, no frills just friendly service, good food, nice coffee and lovely avocado on toast! We went for breakfast and dinner (different days!) And found both times to be good value with generous portions. If we'd stayed in NYC longer, I think we'd...More

Thank ClaireRoots
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Just about the best place to get breakfast in Mid Town. Super friendly and accommodating. Good is good and reasonably priced. Don't visit New York without a full belly, and don't miss this gem!

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It's a bit deceiving when you first look in the window, but there is a restaurant in there. The staff is very nice and the food is very reasonably priced and quite good. I had the French toast, as did my husband, along with bacon...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Very happy we found this little gem round the corner from our hotel. Lovely food and not bad value for money

Thank saraht1993
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

A 24 hr cafe. What more could a restless tourist hope for. The cafe itself was very quiet and everyone keeps to themselves, perfect for someone like me that likes to go around unnoticed. The breakfast i had was beautiful. However the portion sizes were...More

Thank Nadia L
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Morningstar is becoming my regular Friday night diner where I hang out when I am with friends in midtown. They are not usually busy at that time as most goers are hitting the bars nearby. Service is quick and friendly and there are always plenty...More

Thank neil102
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Megan D
21 October 2015|
Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry no idea! It was certainly very well run but didn't notice who was running it all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 949 2nd Ave, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10022-7781
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-588-1050
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