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Zafis Luncheonette

Lower East Side
American, Diner
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500 Grand St, New York City, NY 10002-4181
+1 212-533-2415
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 18:00
Mon - Tue 06:00 - 18:30
Wed - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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New York City, New York
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy, a small local place that closes way too early. Has a good variety on the menu. Delivery is usually very fast, but it's a bit pricey for this area.

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new york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Bad, overpriced coffeeshop food. But what else is there if you're bored with Castillo de Jagua and don't have time to walk elsewhere? Last time I was there, the salad included cucumbers that were discolored and soft a 1/4 inch in from the edge. We complained, and the manager (owner?) said Oh, all the cucumbers came in frozen like that.... More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We're looking for a place to have a quick breakfast before going on a tour. We looked around and found this restaurant. We expected sort of a greasy spoon type of place where we could get a bagel or something else. Instead we walk into a frenzy of food. The staff behind the counter work like crazy but had a... More 

Thank Doug F
New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2013 via mobile

Classic Greek Diner. Friendly service, good food and great mix of customers. A real NY diner in a real NYC neighborhood - 2 disappearing gems.

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Reviewed 12 August 2008

old school diner. love the prices and the staff. everything on the menu is great!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
American, Diner
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Grand St, New York City, NY 10002-4181
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-533-2415

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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