This neighborhood "finer diner" is perpetually lively and family-packed: Little ones clamor for cutely named dishes like the Hokey Pokey, a customizable omelet, Peter au Pain (French toast stuffed with Nutella) and Rice Krispies–topped mac and cheese. Grown-ups shouldn’t miss the delicious Ben-a-Dizz, a kickier take on eggs Benedict. Be prepared to stand in line Sunday mornings.
511 9th St
|Cross street:||at Eighth Ave|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Fri 7am–10pm; Sat, Sun 9am–4pm, 6–10pm|
|Transport:||Subway: F, G to Seventh Ave|
|Price:||Average main course: $12. Cash only|