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Feb 29, 2012 06:40 AM

NYC Breakfast ideas?

Hi all,

Looking for a good breakfast (or diner) place near the Grand Hyatt. Going to be there on a Saturday before taking a cruise out of NYC.


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  1. If you walk down to 30th Street and Lexington you'll find Penelope. It's a cute little place that has a great breakfast menu with delicious egg dishes, pumpkin waffles and baked goods. Also right across the street from your hotel is Pershing Square. I've actually never been but their pancakes got quite a nice write up as possible best in the city.

    159 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016

    Pershing Square
    90 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017

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    1. re: roze

      Penelope is excellent. If there is a line you can sit at the counter. It's very comfy.
      If you want Brunch walk down to Maiailino (I know I spelled that wrong). It's at Lex and Gramercy Park.

      159 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016

      2 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010

      1. re: Motosport

        It's Maialino :)

        They are on OpenTable and fairly popular, so I'd make a reservation for breakfast/brunch. They start serving at 10am.