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authentic NYC breakfast on Lexington Ave

amandajj Jan 9, 2007 03:32 PM

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.

  1. sivyaleah Jan 11, 2007 03:37 PM

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

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    1. re: sivyaleah
      Todd Jan 11, 2007 03:38 PM

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

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      amandajj Jan 11, 2007 01:24 PM

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

      1. r
        RGR Jan 9, 2007 04:44 PM

        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. weinstein5 Jan 9, 2007 03:55 PM

          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: weinstein5
            NAtiveNewYorker Jan 9, 2007 04:45 PM


            1. re: NAtiveNewYorker
              RGR Jan 9, 2007 04:54 PM

              If you mean Raffles, I believe it has closed.

              1. re: RGR
                NAtiveNewYorker Jan 9, 2007 04:55 PM

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

                1. re: NAtiveNewYorker
                  RGR Jan 9, 2007 04:59 PM

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

            2. re: weinstein5
              weinstein5 Jan 10, 2007 08:23 PM

              Remebered the name of the place -

              Comfort Diner 214 E 45TH St


            3. l
              Lucia Jan 9, 2007 03:48 PM

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

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