This all-hours establishment is a stubborn holdout if the old-school Village—after all, the West Village now ranks among NYC’s priciest ’hoods. Whether you’re up early before work or coming in after a night spent clubbing, the highlight of the menu remains the tried-and-true eggs, cooked to your liking and served right on the skillet.
Whether it's late at night, lunchtime or when you’re trying to cure a hangover—NYC’s best diners will always be here for you. While New York certainly has fancier restaurants, these low-key, come-as-you-are spots will always have a place in New Yorkers' hearts. Some diners, with traditional menus including burgers, ice cream, endless coffee and donuts, even made our list of the best restaurants in NYC. With their long history in NYC pop culture, you’ll feel like the main character in your own sitcom when you slide into one of their slightly sticky booths.
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