Tom's Diner, New York City

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  • Wrote a review a few min ago and just realized it was a different Tom's Diner so please delete that review. Thanks  more »
  • Tom's Diner became famous because of the Seinfeld show and it's rested on its laurels ever since. Since it's a popular spot on the NYC Tour list, here is my message to tourists: - To manage your expec...  more »
  • This is USA Diner at its best Don't go looking for fancy tables or bling as its not hear basic great food with a smile Cash only !  more »
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  • You might recognize this diner from the television show Seinfeld. Its an actual diner. I usually order the cheese burger with fries or the lamb gyros. They were both delicious. The customer service is excellent and they are opened 24 hours on the weekend.
  • Tasty, but holy unremarkable. What kind of city food establishment only accepts cash? The staff is friendly enough but the food is nothing special and very overpriced. The bathroom is covered in graffiti by the way. The restaurant could be a bit cleaner as well. The only reason anyone would really want to eat here is that people do in Seinfeld.
  • The attention is very good. The burgers are great. The bathrooms could be better. Not a fancy restaurant, but if you know where are you going (be it for the story of the place or because you are a Seinfeld fan) you won't be disappointed. They only accept cash, but there's an ATM inside.
  • Perhaps I'm just being reactionary and romantic, after reading some comments and reviews; perhaps, some of the complaints and quibbles are valid...But, when I want an authentic 20th-century diner experience, I go to Tom's. I may have an excellent meal. I may be slightly put off or even insulted. I may have to walk 15 steps south, to my bank, for cash. I may need to wash my hands a million times to feel clean. I may see a new artifact, photo, or piece of graffiti that I've never noticed. I may even get indigestion. None of these parts are greater than the whole. I love going to diners. I love bottomless cups of coffee. Cheeseburgers. Chocolate shakes. Sassy waitresses. Grumpy cashiers. Bottom line: if you're at all like me, you'll love Tom's Diner / Tom's restaurant, too. I'm still waiting to sit across from Suzanne Vega and give her a wink and a nod, too! ;)
  • Came to Tom's because of Seinfeld and based on the reviews on Google was expecting bad food and rude staff. Had totally the opposite experience. Friendly waitress, good coffee, and the vegetable minestrone was tasty and fresh. My friend had chicken noodle soup and said it was great Not sure why everyone is on here complaining but if I lived nearby I'd make Tom's a regular joint.
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