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Blooms Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Midtown
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350 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016-1723
+1 212-922-3663
Today
07:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 20:30
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 20:30
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Laindon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely lunch at this old style deli. Fab food, huge portions! Waiting staff very friendly and efficient. Nice to eat where locals do and not " touristy" The walls are littered with stars who have eaten there - highly recommend!

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Thank Kay H
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and three children have eaten here twice for breakfast while on holiday in NYC, and we'll be going back in the morning before we leave! Their pancakes and eggs are the best and the coffee keeps on coming 👍

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Thank Diane R
Wolcott, Connecticut
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103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch here on a very cold Saturday. We were craving a nice bowl of hot matzoh ball soup, but no such luck. We ordered both chicken and matzoh ball soup which were served cold. Despite sending it back, the reheated soup was really bland and the matzoh ball was tasteless. Our sandwiches (pastrami and turkey) were excellent and... More 

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Thank rossclaudine
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This cafe has an old school charm about it that puts it in a different league for me. The coleslaw and pickles. The waitstaff wearing waistcoats, and with a quick no-nonsense New York vibe. The chatter around from local NY businesspeople (rather than tourists). I just love it.

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Thank Jamesjcog
Alberta
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We accidentally happened upon Blooms when we got lost leaving Grand Central Station and I think it was meant to be! We decided to stop in to grab some lunch while we figured out where we were. It was a busy work-day lunch hour and there were many locals there having a bite to eat. We were seated by an... More 

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Thank lizzzys
Canvey Island
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfasted here, pretty much every day! Food was great, so was the coffee. Staff were able to laugh & joke with us(doesn't always work with Brit humour).

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Thank Kazzrat
Salisbury
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prompt friendly service. Typical offerings for breakfast.challah French toast was delicious and plate was warmed.

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Thank Regina B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Very good pancakes and top service! Can't recommend the open challah bread sandwich with chicken, ham and cheese (breakfast) - it was too greasy in our opinion

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Thank idaherm
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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319 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed nearby for New Year and had breakfast here twice. A very nicely decorated diner with very good food. A large breakfast menu, great portions, well presented and moderate price for NYC. Very good service with a smile😃.

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Thank Stephen S
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had breakfast here and it was excellent. It was clean, great service, fantastic menu and it was very well priced. Loads of locals eat here. Highly recommended. Very authentic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:30
Monday
06:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 20:30
Thursday
06:30 - 20:30
Friday
06:30 - 20:30
Saturday
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016-1723
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-922-3663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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