Sullivan Bistro

★★★★★
  • 169 Sullivan St

    New York, NY 10012

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  • 212-228-6091

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I had a reservation at Sullivan Bistro for a party of 6. I made this reservation as a way to get extra points on a restaurant reservation website. I figured couldn't hurt to try it. The entire party arrived on time for the reservation.

3
★★★★★

I had a reservation at Sullivan Bistro for a party of 6. I made this reservation as a way to get extra points on a restaurant reservation website. I figured couldn't hurt to try it. The entire party arrived on time for the reservation.

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Very Nice Place!
Went to dinner for a close friend Birthday. The four of us all enjoyed our meals which were excellent and the service was wonderful will definitely go back! :)

2
★★★★☆

Very Nice Place!
Went to dinner for a close friend Birthday. The four of us all enjoyed our meals which were excellent and the service was wonderful will definitely go back! :)

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Homemade corned beef and hash was the best. I get it in cities across the country and this is one of the best. To top it off, they gave me two poached eggs perfectly cooked. We also had the eggs benedict - perfect. Quaint size - tables big enough - and room between others. opens to street. Love it and will be back

2
★★★★★

Homemade corned beef and hash was the best. I get it in cities across the country and this is one of the best. To top it off, they gave me two poached eggs perfectly cooked. We also had the eggs benedict - perfect. Quaint size - tables big enough - and room between others. opens to street. Love it and will be back

Pros: Great food, great service,

Cons: nothing

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The Sullivan Diner a classier diner with all the perks of breakfast and comfort foods. It a cute, classy little place with definite diner inspirations. Its very charming.

The menu included classic dishes and great breakfast items. I got the Chicken Guacamole sandwich with a fresh spring salad with balsamic dressing.The sandwich was made with tender grilled chicken breast and the freshest guacamole. It was so flavorful. My friend got the BBQ ribs with some fries (cause what diner doesn't offer fries), which were also delicious.

Overall a friendly charm and flavorful food and a full bar. Definitely a great place. I'll be back soon!

2
★★★★★

The Sullivan Diner a classier diner with all the perks of breakfast and comfort foods. It a cute, classy little place with definite diner inspirations. Its very charming.

The menu included classic dishes and great breakfast items. I got the Chicken Guacamole sandwich with a fresh spring salad with balsamic dressing.The sandwich was made with tender grilled chicken breast and the freshest guacamole. It was so flavorful. My friend got the BBQ ribs with some fries (cause what diner doesn't offer fries), which were also delicious.

Overall a friendly charm and flavorful food and a full bar. Definitely a great place. I'll be back soon!

Pros: Reasonable prices :-)

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Sullivan Diner is very charming, and a wonderful find!

The diner (actually less diner and more restaurant) is shaped like a "U" with a bar/counter in the front (hey, a diner with a full bar...not bad!) and seats on either side. One wall is red velvet banquettes; there are small cafe tables lined up in a row, a few freestanding bar tables, and seasonal outdoor seating.

The omlettes are very good, the perfect size, and fluffy. The "home fries" are lightly sauteed red skin potatoes with some delectably fried onion pieces, both at the perfect degree of crispy without being dry. Try the homemade lemonade if you desire a brunch drink with more gravitas that a mimosa. Grilled cheese, french fries, and mac & cheese are all delicious.

But perhaps what I love most about Sullivan Diner is the lovely atmosphere. Jazzy French tunes (Edith Piaf? I think so...) were playing last time I was here; if not, there'll probably be something like classy Big Band sounds or some very nice jazz, Louis Armstrong, something atmospheric and simply perfect. Staff is friendly, prices are very fair, and it's perfect for quiet, tete a tete with you and a special friend. I'll be a customer for years.

2
★★★★★

Sullivan Diner is very charming, and a wonderful find!

The diner (actually less diner and more restaurant) is shaped like a "U" with a bar/counter in the front (hey, a diner with a full bar...not bad!) and seats on either side. One wall is red velvet banquettes; there are small cafe tables lined up in a row, a few freestanding bar tables, and seasonal outdoor seating.

The omlettes are very good, the perfect size, and fluffy. The "home fries" are lightly sauteed red skin potatoes with some delectably fried onion pieces, both at the perfect degree of crispy without being dry. Try the homemade lemonade if you desire a brunch drink with more gravitas that a mimosa. Grilled cheese, french fries, and mac & cheese are all delicious.

But perhaps what I love most about Sullivan Diner is the lovely atmosphere. Jazzy French tunes (Edith Piaf? I think so...) were playing last time I was here; if not, there'll probably be something like classy Big Band sounds or some very nice jazz, Louis Armstrong, something atmospheric and simply perfect. Staff is friendly, prices are very fair, and it's perfect for quiet, tete a tete with you and a special friend. I'll be a customer for years.

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REMEMBER "THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE" IN "MY FAIR LADY"?

PUT YOUR SELF IN THAT MOST RELAXING AND ROMANTIC ATMOSPHERE!
ON THE OUTSIDE PATIO,
HAVE A DRINK FROM THEIR FULL BAR
.OR INSIDE AT THE COMFORTABLE TABLES

CHAT WITH THE OWNER-CHEF, RICHARD TAKE HIS SUGGESTIONS, TRY HIS SPECIALS.
I'VE TRIED ALMOST EVERYTHING AND NOTHING DISAPPOINTED.

MY FAVORITE IS THE VEAL PARMESEAN. JUST LIKE THE BEST YOU'VE EVER TASTED, ONLY DIFFERENT.
AND THOSE SULLIVAN ST. BURGERS, YUM. AND DO NOT SKIP THE FRIES. I HAD SOME ON THE PATIO AND SEVERAL WALKERBYS STOPPED TO TAKE IN THE AROMA! AND SOME CAME IN AND HAD SOME.

THE WAIT STAFF ARE STUNNING. VERY EUROPEAN. NEVER HOVERING, BUT DEFINITELY AVAILABLE.

GREAT PLACE TO MEET WITH FRIENDS OR A QUIET DINNER FOR TWO.
OFF THE BUSY, TOURIST BLEEKER ST. BUT STILL CLOSE TO THE ACTION.
I NOTICED A LOT OF LOCALS AND REPEAT DINERS.

AND BY THE WAY, I'M AN EX NEW YORKER, EXILED TO LOS ANGELES.
NO PLACE LIKE THE SULLIVAN DINER HERE.
SINCE I DO SPEND 1-2 MONTHS IN NY, LATE SUMMER, THE SULLIVAN DINER IS THE FIRST PLACE I GO.
NEED I SAY MORE.
TRY IT. YOU'LL BE PLEASED. AND IF YOU NEED ANYTHING TO MAKE YOUR DINNER BETTER, JUST ASK RICHARD. HE'LL SURELY TAKE CARE OF YOU.

AND MIGHT I ADD, THE PRICES!!!!
DEFINITELY WILL LEAVE SOME MONEY IN YOUR WALLET

I'LLBE BACK NEXT AUGUST AND I CAN HARDLY WAIT.

2
★★★★★

REMEMBER "THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE" IN "MY FAIR LADY"?

PUT YOUR SELF IN THAT MOST RELAXING AND ROMANTIC ATMOSPHERE!
ON THE OUTSIDE PATIO,
HAVE A DRINK FROM THEIR FULL BAR
.OR INSIDE AT THE COMFORTABLE TABLES

CHAT WITH THE OWNER-CHEF, RICHARD TAKE HIS SUGGESTIONS, TRY HIS SPECIALS.
I'VE TRIED ALMOST EVERYTHING AND NOTHING DISAPPOINTED.

MY FAVORITE IS THE VEAL PARMESEAN. JUST LIKE THE BEST YOU'VE EVER TASTED, ONLY DIFFERENT.
AND THOSE SULLIVAN ST. BURGERS, YUM. AND DO NOT SKIP THE FRIES. I HAD SOME ON THE PATIO AND SEVERAL WALKERBYS STOPPED TO TAKE IN THE AROMA! AND SOME CAME IN AND HAD SOME.

THE WAIT STAFF ARE STUNNING. VERY EUROPEAN. NEVER HOVERING, BUT DEFINITELY AVAILABLE.

GREAT PLACE TO MEET WITH FRIENDS OR A QUIET DINNER FOR TWO.
OFF THE BUSY, TOURIST BLEEKER ST. BUT STILL CLOSE TO THE ACTION.
I NOTICED A LOT OF LOCALS AND REPEAT DINERS.

AND BY THE WAY, I'M AN EX NEW YORKER, EXILED TO LOS ANGELES.
NO PLACE LIKE THE SULLIVAN DINER HERE.
SINCE I DO SPEND 1-2 MONTHS IN NY, LATE SUMMER, THE SULLIVAN DINER IS THE FIRST PLACE I GO.
NEED I SAY MORE.
TRY IT. YOU'LL BE PLEASED. AND IF YOU NEED ANYTHING TO MAKE YOUR DINNER BETTER, JUST ASK RICHARD. HE'LL SURELY TAKE CARE OF YOU.

AND MIGHT I ADD, THE PRICES!!!!
DEFINITELY WILL LEAVE SOME MONEY IN YOUR WALLET

I'LLBE BACK NEXT AUGUST AND I CAN HARDLY WAIT.

Pros: AMBIENCE, CLOSE TO BLEEKER ST IN GREENWICH VILLAGE, BUT OFF THE BEATEN PATH ON A VERY ROMANTIC, MOVIE-LIKE SETTING TO ENJOY SOME OF THE BEST FOOD IN NY

Cons: NONE THAT I CAN SEE.

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We ate dinner there on 9/30/08 and enjoyed it thoroughly. The food is definitely not typical "diner" fare; it's more like nouvelle cuisine (but with moderate prices). Our meals were really delicious (actually memorable), our server was terrific (very friendly, pleasant & attentive), and we sat at one of the outdoor tables (charming).

2
★★★★★

We ate dinner there on 9/30/08 and enjoyed it thoroughly. The food is definitely not typical "diner" fare; it's more like nouvelle cuisine (but with moderate prices). Our meals were really delicious (actually memorable), our server was terrific (very friendly, pleasant & attentive), and we sat at one of the outdoor tables (charming).

Pros: Delicious food, terrific service and charming ambiance

Cons: None

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This place is GREAT - we are so happy we stumbled upon this little gem! We were actually heading to a different cafe around the corner.... the pretty flower baskets outside are delightful and caught our eye from the corner of Bleecker Street. We stopped to take a peek at the menu and saw "Dutch Pancake" -neither of us knew what a dutch pancake and so decided to stay and try them. When we entered the restaurant we were greeted by two very friendly waitresses. One asked if we wanted a table for two and would we like to sit inside or outside- we wanted to sit outside and enjoy the brisk morning so one of the waitresses showed us to a table on the patio. We had already decided to to try a dutch pancake- but the rest of the menu looked delicious too and I was torn between the pancake or the french toast. When the waitress came back to ask if we wanted anything to drink I asked what is a "Dutch pancake" - she replied "It's like a crepe, just a little thicker" and I asked what she would recommend - french toast or the dutch pancake? She said "ooh that's a tough one- they are both excellent... we do actually have another pancake that isn't on the menu- it has nutella and banana on top it's actually my favorite"- being a Nutella fan I decided on the Dutch Nutella and Banana, and my friend went with the Dutch Bacon. When we received our pancakes we were shocked! We were not expecting something so huge... at first glance I wasn't sure I was going to be able to finish it... but there was no way I was going to leave anything on the plate! It was all too delicious!

Besides the great pancakes, we were made to feel very welcome here- both waitresses were very attentive and friendly. The food was fast and the service was impeccable which is a rarity in this city!! We have eaten at many fine dining restaurants and not received the service that we did at this 'diner'. Thank you so much!!!

Pros: Food, Staff, Service, Ambience,
Cons: We can't eat there everyday!

2
★★★★★

This place is GREAT - we are so happy we stumbled upon this little gem! We were actually heading to a different cafe around the corner.... the pretty flower baskets outside are delightful and caught our eye from the corner of Bleecker Street. We stopped to take a peek at the menu and saw "Dutch Pancake" -neither of us knew what a dutch pancake and so decided to stay and try them. When we entered the restaurant we were greeted by two very friendly waitresses. One asked if we wanted a table for two and would we like to sit inside or outside- we wanted to sit outside and enjoy the brisk morning so one of the waitresses showed us to a table on the patio. We had already decided to to try a dutch pancake- but the rest of the menu looked delicious too and I was torn between the pancake or the french toast. When the waitress came back to ask if we wanted anything to drink I asked what is a "Dutch pancake" - she replied "It's like a crepe, just a little thicker" and I asked what she would recommend - french toast or the dutch pancake? She said "ooh that's a tough one- they are both excellent... we do actually have another pancake that isn't on the menu- it has nutella and banana on top it's actually my favorite"- being a Nutella fan I decided on the Dutch Nutella and Banana, and my friend went with the Dutch Bacon. When we received our pancakes we were shocked! We were not expecting something so huge... at first glance I wasn't sure I was going to be able to finish it... but there was no way I was going to leave anything on the plate! It was all too delicious!

Besides the great pancakes, we were made to feel very welcome here- both waitresses were very attentive and friendly. The food was fast and the service was impeccable which is a rarity in this city!! We have eaten at many fine dining restaurants and not received the service that we did at this 'diner'. Thank you so much!!!

Pros: Food, Staff, Service, Ambience,
Cons: We can't eat there everyday!

Pros: Food, Staff, Location, Service, Ambience

Cons: None

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Since moving into the area, I've been going to Sullivan Diner for the last year and have been recently impressed with both the food and the service. Is it under new management? Not a diner at all it's more like a Bistro? They should change their name. Food, Wine and service exceeded all expectations. Very impressive. Thanks.

1
★★★☆☆

Since moving into the area, I've been going to Sullivan Diner for the last year and have been recently impressed with both the food and the service. Is it under new management? Not a diner at all it's more like a Bistro? They should change their name. Food, Wine and service exceeded all expectations. Very impressive. Thanks.

Pros: Servive and food quality

Cons: lack of outside seating for large parties

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I've lived on Sullivan Street for the past two years now and finally decided to try Sullivan DIner, which by the way is directly downstairs from me. Great food and atmosphere! Since then I've been back about 3 to 4 times for brunch and dinner.They call themselves a diner, but boy was I pleasantly surprised. IT's really more of a bistro. I had the special which was sea bass. It was absolutely fressh and delicious! It was served with sauted broccoli,spinach, safran rice-and some incredible sauce-not bad for a diner. They also have a great wine list which I indulged in. Service was cheerful and helpful--also a rare find in a diner. I think I made a new friend. One that lives right downstairs.

2
★★★★★

I've lived on Sullivan Street for the past two years now and finally decided to try Sullivan DIner, which by the way is directly downstairs from me. Great food and atmosphere! Since then I've been back about 3 to 4 times for brunch and dinner.They call themselves a diner, but boy was I pleasantly surprised. IT's really more of a bistro. I had the special which was sea bass. It was absolutely fressh and delicious! It was served with sauted broccoli,spinach, safran rice-and some incredible sauce-not bad for a diner. They also have a great wine list which I indulged in. Service was cheerful and helpful--also a rare find in a diner. I think I made a new friend. One that lives right downstairs.

Pros: Bistro food and sweet ambiance

Cons: Can get crowded

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This was a memorable dining experience. I was skeptical that this place was called a diner -- at first glance it reads more like a bistro or cafe. Don't be fooled. The food is all diner, but with a touch of elegance. Reasonable prices, great portions. The mac & cheese was delicious, taken back to its simple roots, not complicated with over-the-top ingredients or uncommon cheeses. This restaurant will certainly be a favorite every time I visit NYC.

2
★★★★★

This was a memorable dining experience. I was skeptical that this place was called a diner -- at first glance it reads more like a bistro or cafe. Don't be fooled. The food is all diner, but with a touch of elegance. Reasonable prices, great portions. The mac & cheese was delicious, taken back to its simple roots, not complicated with over-the-top ingredients or uncommon cheeses. This restaurant will certainly be a favorite every time I visit NYC.

Pros: Food, service, decor, location

Cons: None on my first visit

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The food is delicious. The space can feel cramped if you're with a large group, and they don't take cash. But the breakfast is great. Can't vouch for anything else on the menu. Just their waffles, omelets, and corned-beef hash.

Nothing gourmet about their hot drinks selection, but I'm not a fancy guy, so that's fine with me.

4
★★★★☆

The food is delicious. The space can feel cramped if you're with a large group, and they don't take cash. But the breakfast is great. Can't vouch for anything else on the menu. Just their waffles, omelets, and corned-beef hash.

Nothing gourmet about their hot drinks selection, but I'm not a fancy guy, so that's fine with me.

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Thank God they got a new owner/chef. The old place was really horrible--lousy food, surly service. Not sure what was worse--the creature that crawled from the underside of the plate right into my food, or the nasty response of the manager/owner. The new people seem much friendlier, attentive, and are far better chefs. i'll reserve ultimate judgment till I go back a couple more times. But on the whole a vast improvement.

1
★★★☆☆

Thank God they got a new owner/chef. The old place was really horrible--lousy food, surly service. Not sure what was worse--the creature that crawled from the underside of the plate right into my food, or the nasty response of the manager/owner. The new people seem much friendlier, attentive, and are far better chefs. i'll reserve ultimate judgment till I go back a couple more times. But on the whole a vast improvement.

Pros: new owner/chef

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These guys have great food and decent service. They serve breakfast most of the day, and their coffee is pretty tasty. They also have a lot of vegetarian options, which helps when you have a mixed bag of friends to satisfy. I've eaten a lot on their menu and have never been disappointed. They also have milkshakes, which satisfy late evening cravings. Sometimes it's hard to flag down the wait staff, but they try to be accommodating and are always pleasant. The one bad this is that they only take cash, but they have an ATM right in the place to help avoid surprises.

2
★★★★☆

These guys have great food and decent service. They serve breakfast most of the day, and their coffee is pretty tasty. They also have a lot of vegetarian options, which helps when you have a mixed bag of friends to satisfy. I've eaten a lot on their menu and have never been disappointed. They also have milkshakes, which satisfy late evening cravings. Sometimes it's hard to flag down the wait staff, but they try to be accommodating and are always pleasant. The one bad this is that they only take cash, but they have an ATM right in the place to help avoid surprises.

Pros: All-around good food; vegetarian options; great BLTs

Cons: Cash only

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This place is great. Everything on the menu is well done. I particularly enjoy the french toast (best I've had), the Monte Cristo, the Tillapia, and the spinach ravioli. It's a nice everyday kind of place -- not too expensive but bring cash.

2
★★★★★

This place is great. Everything on the menu is well done. I particularly enjoy the french toast (best I've had), the Monte Cristo, the Tillapia, and the spinach ravioli. It's a nice everyday kind of place -- not too expensive but bring cash.

Pros: Great food, good service, reasonable prices

Cons: Smallish space (but not especially so for Manhattan)

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Sullivan Street made me love american breakfast. I moved in america three months ago and I discovered Sullivan D two weeks ago. I loved the breakfast, but I also loved the dinner!!! Try the house made burger. A grand pleasure... Especially with the home made french fries.

2
★★★★★

Sullivan Street made me love american breakfast. I moved in america three months ago and I discovered Sullivan D two weeks ago. I loved the breakfast, but I also loved the dinner!!! Try the house made burger. A grand pleasure... Especially with the home made french fries.

Pros: nice service, great food.

Cons: cons?

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The new executive chef has rejuvenated Sullivan Diner. The food is wonderful- fresh, intricately prepared, and obscenely tasty.

DO TRY
-his hand-corned beef
-his homemade vinegar and dill pickles. the vinegar pickles are THE BEST I HAVE HAD IN NEW YORK CITY.
-the Monte Cristo Sandwich
-the Reuben Sandwich
-fried calamari is a must
-homemade fries and chips
-mac & cheese

2
★★★★★

The new executive chef has rejuvenated Sullivan Diner. The food is wonderful- fresh, intricately prepared, and obscenely tasty.

DO TRY
-his hand-corned beef
-his homemade vinegar and dill pickles. the vinegar pickles are THE BEST I HAVE HAD IN NEW YORK CITY.
-the Monte Cristo Sandwich
-the Reuben Sandwich
-fried calamari is a must
-homemade fries and chips
-mac & cheese

Pros: exec chef handsome, cool & clean bathroom, fun and casual

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If your looking for casual yet uncomprised dining in the West Village, this is the place for you. While the decor is refreshing and sleek, the food is warm and comforting. I have been in for Brunch and Dinner, and all my friends agree....the food is amazing and the people are super-friendly.

2
★★★★★

If your looking for casual yet uncomprised dining in the West Village, this is the place for you. While the decor is refreshing and sleek, the food is warm and comforting. I have been in for Brunch and Dinner, and all my friends agree....the food is amazing and the people are super-friendly.

Pros: Inexpensive, good service, Chicken/Avacado Club

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It's all about the Banana Bread Sundae dessert. It's not really, everything I've ordered has been delicious but this dessert is incredible. I've been trying to remember a dessert I've enjoyed more and I can't. 3 slices of warm homemade banana bread with chocolate chips and nuts, topped with banana ice cream and carmelized bananas. I've gotten at least 5 people from my office to check this place out and they've all loved it. Delicious food, detailed presentation and unbelievably inexpensive. Can have a great dinner for two for under $50.

2
★★★★★

It's all about the Banana Bread Sundae dessert. It's not really, everything I've ordered has been delicious but this dessert is incredible. I've been trying to remember a dessert I've enjoyed more and I can't. 3 slices of warm homemade banana bread with chocolate chips and nuts, topped with banana ice cream and carmelized bananas. I've gotten at least 5 people from my office to check this place out and they've all loved it. Delicious food, detailed presentation and unbelievably inexpensive. Can have a great dinner for two for under $50.

Pros: Price, Banana Bread Sundae, Presentation

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The traditional diner look is updated with red suede banquet seating and granite tables by a petite countertop. The menu covers a breadth of comfort-food cravings including macaroni and cheese, hamburgers to…

 

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