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Jan 9, 2007 03:32 PM

authentic NYC breakfast on Lexington Ave

Is anyone aware of a good, authentic American diner that serves breakfast on Lexington Avenue (somewhere between E37 and E38th Streets)? I want to take a first-time visitor to NYC to a typically American place. Thanks.

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  1. Penelope is not a diner but is a typically American place at 30th on Lexington.

    1. I can not remember name of the place but there was a diner I use to eat at all the time that was near 45/46th and Lex - had great american breakfasts -

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        1. re: NAtiveNewYorker

          If you mean Raffles, I believe it has closed.

          1. re: RGR

            It has closed. But maybe that's the place weinstein5 was thinking of. (Remains to be seen.)

            1. re: NAtiveNewYorker

              I had breakfast once at Raffles a long time ago. If memory serves, it was on the corner of Lex & 49th.

        2. re: weinstein5

          Remebered the name of the place -

          Comfort Diner 214 E 45TH St

        3. Sarge's Deli is on 3rd Av., b/t 36th & 37th Sts. With its vast menu, including lots of breakfast options, it's more like a diner. Open 24/7.

          1. thanks alot everyone - I will probably try Sarge's Deli and the Comfort Diner - can't wait.

            1. I thought Sarge's had closed a while ago. Am I wrong?

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              1. re: sivyaleah

                Yes, Sarge's is up and running 24 hours a day...great stuff