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Ellen's Stardust Diner

Tucked away in the heart of Times Square, Ellen's Stardust Diner is a must-visit spot for anyone craving a wholesome, delicious meal and live entertainment. This iconic restaurant boasts a fascinating history that dates back to 1987, when it first opened its doors as a hot dog stand. However, it wasn't until the 1990s that Ellen's Stardust Diner became famous for its unique concept of hiring aspiring actors and singers as servers. This provided an excellent platform for young performers to showcase their talents and earn a living while waiting to hit the big stage. Today, Ellen's Stardust Diner has grown into a thriving hub of Broadway talent and delicious food. The diner offers a wide selection of classic American cuisine, from fluffy buttermilk pancakes to juicy burgers and crispy fries. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available to cater to every dietary need. While you indulge in your meal, you'll be mesmerized by the energetic, live performances by the talented serving staff. The music ranges from classic Broadway hits to pop favorites, and you might even spot a future Tony Award winner! Apart from its entertainment value and scrumptious food, Ellen's Stardust Diner is also well-known for its customer service. The friendly and accommodating staff will make you feel right at home, whether you're a regular or a first-time visitor. Plus, the retro-themed decor and memorabilia add to the diner's charm and give you a nostalgic feeling of old Hollywood glamour. If you're looking for a unique dining experience that combines fantastic food and live entertainment, Ellen's Stardust Diner is the perfect spot. With its rich history and dedication to customer satisfaction, it's no wonder it has become a beloved institution in the heart of New York City.

1650 Broadway, New York, NY 10019, New York


Monday 7 AM–12 AM Tuesday 7 AM–12 AM Wednesday 7 AM–12 AM Friday 7 AM–12 AM Saturday 7 AM–12 AM

+1 212-956-5151