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Oct 1, 2008 12:33 PM

Diners/breakfast east of Union Square?

Looking for a good breakfast spot east of Union Square but south of 16th Street. Any ideas? Thanks!

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  1. Hmmmm. Off the top of my head, The Smith (I think they do breakfast), Friend of a Farmer, or 71 Irving? Maybe, The Adore.

    I assume you mean on a weekday.

    If you're willing to go deeper into the EV then you get more options like Cafe Mogador, Cafe Orlin, B&H Dairy, Stage Restaurant, Veselka, Caffe Emilia, Abraco (if you're OK with standing).

    1. I know the Galaxy Diner is right on Irving and 15th. I ate there once several years ago and it was okay. It's a little weird, for a diner. But I think they do the basics.

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      1. re: egit

        B&H if you need diner fare east of Union Square (Matzo Brie, Best French Toast, Kasha w/ Eggs on Top (add hot sauce!).

        Chelsea Gallery Diner if you happen to crave a spot west of Union Square - BEST BEST BEST pancakes - very flavorful for some reason (maybe they add vanilla in the batter). I have tried pancakes elsewhere all over NYC and still come back here!