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875 1ST AVENUE (1st Ave. & 49th St.)(212) 308-2001
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Delivery estimate is 25-40 min (more info)
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Delivery estimate is 30 - 45 min (more info)
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Available all day.
Available all day. Served with potatoes and toast.
Available all day. Served with butter and syrup.
Made fresh daily.
Served on mixed greens with coleslaw, potato salad, tomato, cucumber, olives and garni.
Served with coleslaw and pickle.
Served on a toasted bun with coleslaw and pickle.
Served with 10 oz. soup or garden salad and home baked bread.
Served over rice with roasted tomato, pepper, mushrooms, zucchini and onions with choice of side.
Served with 10 oz. soup or garden salad, home baked bread and choice of vegetable and potato unless otherwise noted.
Nations Cafe, located near the United Nations, is a treat for all who choose to dine there. There is a tasty option available for any customer on the menu, including but not limited to omelets, salads, burgers and gyros. Whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner that you crave, Nations Cafe will prepare what you want, regardless of the time of day. Not only do they have a friendly staff, but their delivery is incredibly fast. Additionally, their menu is reasonably priced, their only concern is that each customer is satisfied and fulfilled by their food.
Canadian International Omelette— Canadian bacon, Swiss cheese, tomato and onions
California Cobb Salad—Sliced chicken strips, avocado, hard boiled egg, tomato and cheese
Mushroom and Cheese Burger —Jumbo seven ounce burgers; served on a toasted bun with coleslaw and a pickle
Philly Cheese Steak—Roast sirloin of beef, grilled onions and peppers; topped with melted cheese
Greek Salad and Grilled Chicken Wrap—Feta cheese, lettuce, tomato and salad dressing
Chicken Kebob— Made with broiled marinated breast of chicken; served over rice with roasted tomato, pepper, mushrooms, zucchini and onions with choice of soup or salad
Nation's Diner is the best diner in Manhattan. Their food takes diner food to a whole new level, AND it's always extremely fast. You can tell the cook at Nation's knows what he/she is doing. They also one time threw in a free slice of pie! They do charge additional for take out packaging but it's absolutely worth it. Your food always arrives in perfect condition. I highly recommend their french toast and corned beef hash. Their omelettes are also amazing. Their home fries have a bit of a smoky flavor to them are are delicious!
Posted 7 months ago by Katie R.
Posted 8 months ago by Tara A.
Ordered the "Fresh ground turkey burger" What a lie. I received a flat frozen patty on a bun two sizes too small... False advertising at it's best ...NEVER AGAIN I HAVE BETTER TURKEY BURGERS IN MY FREEZER AT HOME
Posted 9 months ago by GHAVRIE W.
Worst service...worst product...do not order!!!
Posted 10 months ago by Angelica S.
I usually order the typical breakfast, today I tried the California Breakfast Wrap and I got to say, I liked it. My order came in less than 30 minutes and the food was still hot, so hot that the cheese on the wrap stretched out for what seemed like miles. This morning I'm currently satisfied at work.
Posted 10 months ago by David S.
Um. I ordered a mushroom burger.... It came. NO MUSHROOMS ON IT.
Posted 11 months ago by Michael S.
Waffle fries were soggy, gyro was passable.
Posted 11 months ago by Amos C.
Just like Mom used to make dinner. Delicious and perfect on these cold winter nights to have a complete meal. Tasty, moist turkey with gravy and dressing. Ham steak really good and love that pineapple slice on top. Worthwhile and will keep ordering.
Posted 11 months ago by VALENTINA H.
Food was ice cold when it arrived, so I had to throw it out. I ,most definitely wouldn't recommend ordering from here.
Posted 11 months ago by Pippa M.
The worst diner ever! Waited over 2hrs for the order. Called twice to check on the order...got yelled at both times and the guy lied that the food was delivered the second time I called. When I finally got the food, everything was soggy and cold! Def choose another diner to order from!
Posted 11 months ago by Westley P.
HORRIBLE. Ordered food and my order wasn't complete. Called to check. And the guy hung up on me after I explained to him. Called a second time. And he hung up AGAIN right after I said I just called. Called a third time and he hung up after hearing my voice. RIDICULOUSLY RUDE. NEVER ORDERING FROM HERE AGAIN. WOULD NOT RECOMMEND UNLESS YOU LIKE RUDE SERVICE
Posted a year ago by Hazel L.
Filling but not very presentable. Fast delivery.
Posted a year ago by Josh P.
Awful fried chicken!!!
Posted a year ago by Nixy V.
I've gotten the BLT and waffle fries numerous times and it's been excellent! They load up your BLT with fresh ingredients and the waffle fries are to die for! Totally recommend Nations Diner, they are always earlier than expected too!
Posted a year ago by Reid S.
Extremely rude. Terrible food and nasty service.
Posted a year ago by Melanie S.
Never received my order.
Posted a year ago by Alex I.
ABSOLUTELY THE WORST RESTAURANT ON SEAMLESS! We placed an order at 1am with an ETA of 30-45 minutes. I called at 2:30am to find out the status of the order and the man who answered informed me they were busy and my order would be arriving in 2+ hours (around 5am!!!!!).... not only this but he was extremely EXTREMELY rude. He proceeded to hang up on me when I asked to speak to his manager. DO NOT ORDER FROM HERE!!!!
Posted a year ago by emily s.
two hours late and sassy operator
Posted a year ago by Lizzie M.
Waited 2.5 hours and my food still never came. Don't think I need to say any more than that.
Posted a year ago by Jimmy Z.
Ordered delivery which said 30-45 mins. Got confirmation 10 mins after I ordered. I called an hour after I ordered and the guy said he was at a different location and the one I ordered from was closed, but not to worry I would get my money back. What a crappy response. Terrible way to run a business. They don't deserve my business. I wish I read these reviews beforehand.
Posted a year ago by Seth B.
Worst and saltiest food I have ever eaten. It was inedible. GO ELSEWHERE! We had to toss everything...that's how bad the food was
Posted a year ago by Kaitlin B.
Terrible response time!!!!!! They don't confirm orders and they don't answer the phone!!!
Posted a year ago by Thomas O.
Terrible. Took over an hour to deliver and the $15 delux bagel w lox platter was a damp cold bagel w cream cheese on the side. DO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND DON'T ORDER FROM HERE!!!
Posted a year ago by david h.
An hour to deliver. A rude response when I called 45 minutes after my order to check on the delivery. The portions were small and quality mediocre at best. Never ordering from here again.
Posted a year ago by Daniel R.
I ordered nachos. I mind as well have just picked up tostitos from the nearest market and toss a tiny bit of chili on top. The plate was virtually bare, almost nothing on the chips which didn't even taste fresh. Very disappointed.
Posted a year ago by Jen D.
After and hour and a half, we received overripe/rotten strawberries and blueberries in our fruit salad and an egg sandwich that tasted like it had been microwaved (very rubbery - possibly related to it taking an hour and a half to get here). The salad was just OK - couldn't find anything redeeming about the whole process.
Posted a year ago by Philip B.
Ordered with Seamless showing a 20-30 min delivery time. After the fact, they changed it to 60-75 min. This was late at night and I had fallen asleep because they didn't deliver until an hour and a half later. Tried calling them to deliver again or obtain a refund and the manager said "You lose," and hung up on me. Many other sh!++y diners you could order from with better service.
Posted a year ago by Shawn C.
Do not order from here! I accidentally mistyped my address - called ten minutes later to fix it, and the man who works at Nations Diner cussed at me and told me that it was too bad and that I was not getting my food. I had to walk four blocks to meet the delivery man, and my food was cold and not good for the price. I wish I could have just cancelled it. Overall a horrible experience.
Posted a year ago by Brigid M.
Mediocre food with terrible service. I stopped ordering from here after a horribly botched two hour delivery. The management is nonexistent. I called for days trying to get a refund and was told the manager was not in and to call the next day. I eventually gave up and quit ordering from this place.
Posted a year ago by James G.
Posted a year ago by Ahmad S.
Unbeknownst to me, Nations refers their take orders to Plaza Diner after midnight. Let me tell you that the Plaza Diner serves an inferior product!
Posted 2 years ago by Laurence H.
EXTREMELY DISAPPOINTED with my meal and response from the restaurant on Thanksgiving! Order was missing an item, my burger was missing the cheese and was raw with a sopping wet bun and the waffle fries were undercooked and wet!
Upon calling the restaurant, I was told that it was a very busy day for them (thanksgiving) and they were the only restaurant open (not true) and there was nothing they could do about it. I asked for a refund and was told the boss was not in and they hung up on me! I will NEVER order from Nations again. I understand mistakes happen, but being rude and not trying to remedy the problem is UNACCEPTABLE.
Posted 2 years ago by Melissa D.
Everything about this place was horrible. The order took 1.5 hours to arrive (significantly longer than the 30-45 that was indicated). Secondly, everything was soggy. What does it take to find a decent diner in Murray Hill?
Posted 2 years ago by Tiffany W.
Ok for diner food. Delivery is quick and convenient. I prefer Morning Star Cafe on 2nd ave but there not on Seamless Web (yet)..
Posted 2 years ago by Pam K.
pasta with meat sauce? More like pasta with garbage sauce.
Posted 3 years ago by Evan D.
ordered fish and chips - very little fish, burnt and dry. shame.
Posted 3 years ago by Olga S.
my fried egg and cheese sandwich was completely burnt and the egg was not cooked as requested, will not order from here again.
Posted 3 years ago by heidi a.
Completely unprofessional. Waited over an hour for the food and was told our order was not even started. We were then told that we had to wait another half hour. We indicated we wanted to cancel our order and suddenly were told our food was ready. When we complained, they said we had to call back the manager the next morning and that our food was ready. Extremely poor service.
Update: Called back repeatedly to ask for refund as card had still been charged. Repeatedly told manager would come back "tomorrow". Tomorrow apparently never came. Zero professionalism. Had to call credit card company to resolve dispute. Thank god American Express has great customer service.
Posted 3 years ago by Benhan L.
Frequently order from here- food is very good and delivery is very fast
Posted 3 years ago by Brandi M.
We order often and the food and service is very consistent and good. Very quick delivery.
Posted 3 years ago by Elizabeth C.
Very reliable and quick with unique food options.
Posted 3 years ago by Adam W.
I've eaten in and gotten takeout/delivery from here a number of times and have always been satisfied with my order. The staff is nice and accommodating and I've never had to wait very long for my order to be delivered.
Posted 3 years ago by Janis T.
the penne a la vodka was utterly inedible. what little sauce was on it tasted like something died in it. waste of time and money
Posted 4 years ago by Linda P.
Waiting for food 2 hours and counting. Got attitude when I called up the restaurant to check on my order for the third time. Will not be ordering from here again.
Posted 4 years ago by Lauren M.
I live nearby (3 blocks) and review should be considered in that light.
I equate Nations to the local corner store deli in Manhattan: Acceptable, below average food at a good price. I would never order a legitimate meal from Nations, but it is great as a fast (local) late night place (love the grilled cheese), or a fast early-morning place in a pinch (the coffee is lousy but the breakfasts are okay),
Overall: fast if local but decisively below average food quality.
Posted 4 years ago by Dan J.
I ordered coffee, OJ and a bagel... the coffee spilled into the bag covering everything! the OJ was warm and the bagel got soggy from the coffee...
Posted 5 years ago by Natalie W.
Awful. Portions were tiny as well
Posted 5 years ago by Matthew D.
below average. there are tons of restaurants with similiar menus that are much MUCH better
Posted 5 years ago by Kathy B.
Fresh, and quick, exactly what a diner should be.
Posted 5 years ago by Eric L.
Tasty food from a typical NYC diner menu. Fast & convenient service to blocks at the northern end of U.N. territory along 1st & 2nd Ave. (Don't even bother with reading material if you ever dine-in solo at this joint. Your plate arrives before you could finish 1 article!) They are courteous & clean, as well. My only complaint would be [more recent] rising price lists that have reduced overall value for a meal.
Posted 5 years ago by kym s.
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