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Cheese Blintz and Eggs Benedict Where??

jshy Apr 9, 2008 10:35 AM

We are staying at the Roosevelt at Madison and 45st in a week and I have a craving for these 2 items. Will only be in town for a day and a night and will be leaving early for the airport but I have got to get some breakfast. I have heard that NYC has great french toast... I would also consider this.. Can someone help point me in the right direction.


  1. prdct Apr 9, 2008 10:39 AM

    All locations of Sarabeth's should have good versions of all of those. I love the blintzes, never tried the french toast or the eggs Benny, but they look good!

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    1. re: prdct
      tracyw19 Apr 9, 2008 03:16 PM

      I like the Blintz at Vesulka in the East Village

      1. re: tracyw19
        ahr Apr 10, 2008 09:09 PM

        Second that.

        1. re: tracyw19
          newfoodie May 2, 2008 10:43 AM

          I have to give a third for Vesulka. Plus it has a nice local East Village feel.

      2. LeahBaila Apr 10, 2008 12:10 PM

        You can knock out both french toast and eggs bennie at The Smith...they make a fabulous version of both.


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          TipsyMcStagger Apr 10, 2008 04:54 PM

          The closest to your hotel I'd recommend for blintzes is Cafe Edison on W 47th between B-way and 8th.

          My favorite place though is tiny B & H on 2nd Ave just below St Marks.


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          1. re: TipsyMcStagger
            addictedtolunch May 5, 2008 03:33 AM

            Big second on B & H blintzes.

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            sugartoof Apr 10, 2008 09:32 PM

            As an aside on the Blintz, a lot of places in New York will serve one large Blintz singular. Sometimes 2! Most people aren't expecting that, so it's always a good idea to ask how many are in an order if it matters to you.

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              scrittrice Apr 11, 2008 07:35 AM

              My favorite cheese blintzes are at Diamond Dairy, upstairs inside a wholesale diamond place at 7 West 47th Street and very seriously kosher (i.e., not open on Saturday, if that's when you'll be in town.) They're rolled tight like cigars. No eggs Benedict, however!

              1. j
                jshy May 2, 2008 06:26 AM

                Thanks to everyone for the info!

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                  Hoc May 4, 2008 09:55 PM

                  At the risk of being declared blasphemous, I'll mention that I absolutely love the blintzes at Stage Deli (the only thing I love at that place).

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