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Captain Cafe

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34 E 32nd St, New York City, NY 10016-5503
+1 212-779-7191
14:30 - 20:00
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London, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hotel provided vouchers for this place. Thoroughly uninspiring menu. Food not dangerous but also nothing to look forward to. Service was ok. A glass of milk for a kid was $4!!! Not cheap. There must be better places to eat than this.

Thank Barry B
Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Breakfast here was included in our stay at Hotel 32 32. We expected to be able to get a bagel or something small since it was free but were pleasantly surprised that we were able to get large, freshly prepared, hot meals that were an awesome way to start our day!

Thank ckress2017
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Their wait staff is courteous and efficient. The atmosphere is very pleasant. Great selection of menu

Thank brown1889
Hartford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We visited NYC over a long weekend. Captain's Cafe is on the small side and requires an adjustment of personal space. But then, much of NYC feels that way to me. However, once I got past the narrow aisle space, my family and I were happy to eat breakfast here several times. The portions are good-sized and well-priced. Have a... More 

Thank SunnySide8266
Murcia, Spain
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This came recommended as a place where the locals eat and it was correct Not far from the roger hotel on 31st we found this on 32nd Typical american cuisine. Pancakes with maple syrup. Eggs fried or scrambled anyway you choose. Huge portions and friendly staff. Frequented by lorry drivers and locals. It was for me an English tourist just... More 

Thank Pauline C
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Very nice restaurant. Staff member was hilarious. It was open late too which was helpful considering we arrived late.

Thank conorpatrick420
Sweetwater, Florida, United States
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199 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Passing by early on the way cross town, decided to get some breakfast and came upon Captain. Nothing fancy and skeptical, we ordered. Very friendly staff, very attentive. Their were many coming in to get food to go. The food was great and plentiful. The prices were incredibly reasonable. It looked good for dinner or lunch as well? Clean.

Thank Jerry S
Syracuse, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were given coupons for breakfast from our hotel. The staff was friendly and we enjoyed our breakfasts.

Thank salsyr
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had free brackfast ther with are hotel food was good for a big busy day in nyc better breakfast than many hotel i whent before

Thank Jean-Francois L
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Was good for breakfast at the week end when quiet. Seating is restrictive and really only for couples we had to send one breakfast back but they replaced it.

Thank EugeneOReilly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
14:30 - 20:00
14:30 - 20:00
14:30 - 20:00
14:30 - 20:00
14:30 - 20:00
14:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 E 32nd St, New York City, NY 10016-5503
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-779-7191

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

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