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Green Kitchen

1477 First Ave. (E. 77th St.) Send to Phone
212-988-4163
A jazzed-up diner for adults, open past the bedtime of Upper Eastsiders.
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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late
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3.5 rating over 3 reviews

Green Kitchen Restaurant Review

: It may look like an ordinary diner, but in some ways this is an extraordinary diner, thanks mostly to a father and son team who infused some zest into this old place. Opened in 1931, this spot has a history with celebrities and claims to be the first of its kind to have a 24-hour operation in the city. The welcoming green color and large windows beckon; the laundry list of diner favorites tempts; and the visible display counter of traditional all-American desserts soothes tired housewives and late-night party-goers. The seared scallops, the Maryland crab burger and the almond-crusted tilapia prove that Nicholas Willemsen’s kitchen has fine dining potential. The daily specials are served with the house salad and soup and a variety of diner classics---breakfast club sandwich, Cuban Reuben, linguine pomodoro, chicken Parmigiana---satisfy appetites round-the-clock. The chocolate mocha cake and George Papakostas’s cappuccino leave you with plenty of energy, irrespective of the time of day.

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