205 West 57th Street, NYC 10019

Phone Number

(212) 664-1001

Date Visited



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Carnegie Diner & Cafe


The Carnegie Diner & Cafe,  located at 205 West 57th Street, NYC., is one of several locations.

There is no dedicated parking here. It must be found at one of the nearby garages, or on the street (if that is possible !).

The street-level, single door entrance leads one to the welcome area. There is no seating here.

At the front, tables and banquettes have some room to navigate. The booths in the rear are "very tight " with little space between them. There is also a full-height counter.

Two, single-occupancy, accessible restroom are in the rear ( after the booths).

There is no association with The Carnegie Deli



    Attraction Type:  dining
    Number of accessible spaces:  parking must be in a nearby garage, or on the street
    Location of accessible spaces:  na
    Surface of lot:  na
    Distance to venue:  depends on where you park
    Transportation to venue offered:  na
    Terrain:  flat
    Places to rest:  no
    Paths and walkways:  concrete sidewalk
    Location of accessible entrance:  main entrance
    Doors:  street-level, double doors
    Number of floors:  one
    Elevators:  no
    Ramps:  no
    Steps and staircases:  none
    Width of aisles:  *narrow
    Places to sit:  tables, banquettes, booths, full-height counter
    Location of restrooms:  at rear
    Type of restroom:  two, single-accupancy, accessible rooms
    Ease of entry and exit:  ok
    Baby changing station:  no
    Available food services:  breakfast, lunch, dinner,
    Friendliness of staff:  very friendly and helpful
    Notes:  There is more space up front where the tables and banquettes are located. The area with the booths is quite narrow - space within the booths is tight as well.

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If you are headed to Carnegie Hall, or are just in the neighborhood, the Carnegie Diner, on West 57th Street is a great option for a casual meal. Serving breakfast all day long, as well as a great variety of other items, it’s nice to know that this Carnegie takes reservations.

Obviously, there is no dedicated parking, but there are garages on the surrounding streets. If someone needs to be dropped off, note that there is no seating in the restaurant if you have to wait for someone (or for a table).

We thought we had a reservation, not knowing that we had made it for another location! We are happy to report that they couldn’t have been nicer, and accommodated us. 

Tables and banquettes at the front have adequate space to maneuver, as well as a full-height counter. The booths that are farther back are extremely “tight” making it difficult to navigate for almost anyone. 

The menu is quite extensive. Our group had a variety of things, from eggs to a Corned Beef Reuben. Everything was delicious. The greens and French Fries were excellent as well. Our server was lovely, making sure that we were well served. 

Two, single-occupancy, accessible restrooms are located in the rear of the area with the booths. You can find them by heading towards the mural that looks like you are in Carnegie Hall. 

We will leave you with the same disclaimer that the diner posts on its website, “ They are not associated with the Carnegie Deli.”

As always, we at Destination Accessible, advise you to visit a venue’s website,, when planning a visit, to “know before you go.”




Carnegie Hall
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