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Nectar Cafe

££ - £££American, Cafe,
1090 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0237
+1 212-772-0916
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  • Very good47%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1090 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0237
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is a clean, friendly corner cafe not far from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The food is good and the service prompt. One can get coffee and a bun or a whole meal.

Thank Norman W
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I just re-visited this local standby and was a little disappointed which is why I am updating my review.A frittata well done, doesn't mean a frittata burned! Service was good- fresh squeezed orange juice ample and excellent . Portions more than ample- I just should...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The food was the standard you would expect from an nyc diner. I had a cheeseburger and fries, tasty but 12. My daughter had angel hair pasta, abundant but not worth 18. You are paying for the Madison Ave real estate. Save your self some...More

Thank KateTD
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Came across this Cafe whilst wandering around following a bus tour. We knew where were were going for tea so just wanted a light lunch. The food was great and the portions enormous! I wanted to try something authentic so had the reuben sandwich and...More

Thank Fluffycow
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The food was all right. I had the Mousaka, which was fine, but others were not so lucky. A woman at another table had a cockroach in her meal and was obviously a bit surprised. The staff handled it professionally and the women seemed to...More

Thank Mats P
Reviewed 30 April 2017

While the servers were wonderful and the service was quick, the hostess on Thursday, April 27th at lunch, was so nasty. She was snide, rude, and pushy with my elderly mother who went on this very rare outing during my visit to see her. She...More

Thank newfriendseverywhere
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great place for a Saturday brunch. Frittatas and omelettes were delicious. We had a table near the windows so we could enjoy the views of people strolling on the street and the trees flowering. Very helpful waitress. Didn't feel rushed at all. We look forward...More

Thank TravelerWithOpinions
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Your basic Greek diner with very good food and especially Greek specialties. Comes with a bar. And some of excellent specials. Prices are a bit high fir a diner but it is in a prime like cation. Very popular with tourists from the museums and...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Our family of 4 was looking for a place for a quick lunch near the Guggenheim Museum and found the Nectar Cafe. It looks like your average "dive" diner with large crowds and small booths. It was recommended to us by a friend so we...More

Thank DShluf
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We often go here and if course this is Greek owned and they have not only all the Greek specialties but some very nice full course meals That rotate on a daily basis. They bake some of the desserts and we often order in from...More

Thank Allan S
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1090 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0237
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-772-0916
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