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Breakfast on Madison and E28th

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jhewitt1979 Feb 21, 2012 11:30 PM

Any good recommendations to set me up for 5 days in NYC?

Good coffee, good pancakes, great bacon..... Range of prices?

Thinking in and out deli's to les halles round the the corner?

Cheers chow hound!

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    Blumie RE: jhewitt1979 Feb 22, 2012 04:04 AM

    Great breakfast/brunch at The Breslin at the Ace Hotel, 29th and B'way.

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    The Breslin
    20 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001

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      carlylecat RE: Blumie Feb 22, 2012 05:56 AM

      Dont ask for egg whites, they wont make em, dont ask for a big table even if no one else is in there, they wont seat you, tables wobble, bread is weird, not a fan of The Breslin for Bfast - lunch ok, dinner better, drinks always, bfast no way

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        jhewitt1979 RE: Blumie Feb 23, 2012 12:48 AM

        Thanks Blumie

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        kathryn RE: jhewitt1979 Feb 22, 2012 06:00 AM

        Definitely the Breslin. Try the deep fried PB&J, full English breakfast, grilled 3-cheese sandwich (with cheese on the outside), bacon, or pastries. On weekends they also serve the lamb burger with thrice fried fries during brunch. To avoid waits, go on a weekday.

        Eataly or Stumptown for a quick espresso and pastry.

        For a diner, Chock Full of Nuts or Eisenberg's, maybe? 2nd Avenue Deli is also nearby.

        Penelope's on Lex and 30th is also popular for breakfast/brunch. To avoid waits, go on a weekday.

        For more "upscale" takeout, try 'wichcraft.

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        'wichcraft
        1 Park Ave, New York, NY 10016

        Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop
        174 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010

        Second Avenue Deli
        162 E 33rd St, New York, NY 10016

        Penelope
        159 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016

        Chock Full o'Nuts
        119 E 23rd St, New York, NY 10010

        Stumptown
        18 W 29th Street, New York, NY 10001

        The Breslin
        20 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001

        Eataly
        200 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010

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          jhewitt1979 RE: kathryn Feb 23, 2012 12:48 AM

          Thanks Kathryn

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          RGR RE: jhewitt1979 Feb 22, 2012 08:45 AM

          2nd Ave. Deli (on 33rd, b/t Lex & 3rd) is kosher, so no bacon, no butter for your toast, milk/cream for your coffee, etc.

          Sarge's Deli (on 3rd, b/t 36th & 37th) is not kosher and is open 24/7.

          Upscale breakfast options:

          Maialino (on ground level) and the rooftop Terrace, in the Gramercy Park Hotel, on the corner of Lex & Gramercy Park N.

          Ai Fiori, in the Setai Hotel, on Fifth Av., b/t 36th & 37th Sts.

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          Sarge's Delicatessen
          548 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10016

          Second Avenue Deli
          162 E 33rd St, New York, NY 10016

          Maialino
          2 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010

          Ai Fiori
          400 5th Ave, New York, NY 10018

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            jhewitt1979 RE: RGR Feb 23, 2012 12:49 AM

            Thanks RGR!

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              prima RE: RGR Feb 25, 2012 08:08 AM

              Second Sarge's Deli. Friendly service. Portions can be very generous. My order of blintzes lasted me for 2 breakfasts- I took half my order home in a doggie bag!

            2. Motosport RE: jhewitt1979 Feb 22, 2012 01:57 PM

              Penelope is excellent. If they are busy sit at the counter.
              L'Express makes a nice breakfast too.

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              L'Express
              249 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10003

              Penelope
              159 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016

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                sugartoof RE: jhewitt1979 Feb 23, 2012 12:17 AM

                Resto and Les Halles are nearby. Resto may only do weekend brunch however.

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                Resto
                111 East 29th Street, New York, NY 10016

                Les Halles
                411 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016

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