Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Funky Diner

466 Columbus Ave. (W. 82nd St.) Send to Phone
212-873-0600
Not as funky as a James Brown or Prince riff, but your taste buds will thank you.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily
Features

* Click here for rating key

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Funky Diner Restaurant Review

: This self-proclaimed “funky” eatery offers enough interesting twists to lend some legitimacy to its name: lavender walls give way to industrial-looking ceiling pipes that run along the long dining room, as a gaggle of tourists, the occasional celebrity, and Upper West Siders settle in for better-than-average “diner” food like a creamy potato-chip-encrusted mac ‘n’ cheese, and sandwiches big enough to feed a village of peasants. The open-face tuna melt, topped with avocado and crammed with aïoli-caper tuna salad and arugula, is a sandwich standout. The selection of rare Belgian beers, however, is good enough to place your order based on what will go best with the beer (and not the other way around). Service is friendly and relaxed.

User Ratings & Reviews for THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Funky Diner
 
GAYOT has uncovered the best restaurants in New York for you to enjoy right now
Top 25 Restaurants in New York to Eat at Right Now

GAYOT's picks include Italian hotspots, craft cocktail bars and eateries inspired by destinations around the globe.

Read more




AMERICA'S TOP RESTAURANTS

Discover the best female chefs, top pizzerias and stellar seafood restaurants with GAYOT's Top 10 lists of the best restaurants in America.