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joannebeady Sep 29, 2012 02:01 AM

Hi, We're staying at the waldorf with breafast not included. Any ideas for breakfast nearby - 2 eggs any style woul be great or other more healthy options too. Any info received with gladness!

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    makesmefeelsexy Oct 2, 2012 03:24 PM

    When I lived in the 'hood and my parents would visit I'd take them to Brasserie. Not super cheap but cheaper than Waldorf. Great for breakfast.
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    Brasserie
    100 E 53rd

    1. Motosport Oct 1, 2012 01:54 PM

      Ess-A-Bagel, Esssssspecially if you are from out of town. They have some of the best bagels in Manhattan and excellent smoked fish and cream cheeses. It's a short walk to 3rd Ave.
      Ess-A-Bagel = Eat a bagel in Yiddish.

      1. LeahBaila Oct 1, 2012 11:32 AM

        Dishes is close and has everything you are looking for. The variety is great, as is the quality.

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          thegforceny Sep 29, 2012 02:34 PM

          Ess-a-Bagel
          The Smith
          The National

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            comiendosiempre Sep 29, 2012 10:59 AM

            Ess a Bagel. About 2 blocks away, on Third Avenue. Google the exact cross street. Good bkfst options, crowded small tables, self service, but a great option for midtown. Most other spots in that area are none too good and well overpriced. Have fun.

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              AdamD Sep 29, 2012 02:03 PM

              +1
              Or you could try the comfort diner on 45th
              http://www.menupages.com/restaurants/...

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              kathryn Sep 29, 2012 07:54 AM

              There are some ideas in previous threads:
              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/658162
              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/700276

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                UES Mayor Sep 29, 2012 05:58 AM

                Why not eat at the Waldorf??

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                  joannebeady Sep 29, 2012 07:20 AM

                  I'm looking for something a bit cheaper - any ideas?

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