Empire Diner in Chelsea is more quintessentially New York than just about any other building. The Empire Diner’s art-moderne exterior has been featured in movies and on TV shows.
Located in the heart of West Chelsea the iconic Empire Diner has been a neighborhood and industry staple since 1976.
The trusted hands of Chef John Delucie and it’s managing partner Stacy Pisone. Classic American fare with refined quality ingredients take on traditional diner favorites. Seasonal classic cocktails with a modern kick will make this a New York City neighborhood destination once again.
The art deco exterior of the restaurant — which is one of the last freestanding diners in NYC hasn’t changed, by inside the vintage digs complete with restored stainless steel, wood panels and outdoor seating in the warmer months DeLucie will serve classic American cuisine, including macaroni and cheese with Black Diamond cheddar.
The Empire Double Patty Burger ($18) has more of a diner feel and comes with two patties, American cheese, house dill pickles, aioli and a side of herb fries.
Hours: MONDAY – SUNDAY (8AM – 1AM)
Location: EMPIRE DINER, 210 10TH AVE NEW YORK, NY
Photos by Quentin Bacon