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Blue Dog Cafe

101 W. 25th St. , New York, NY 10001 40.74419 -73.991897
nr. Sixth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-229-9222 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: Cafes, Soup & Sandwich
  • Price Range: $$

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    2 out of 10


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Mon-Fri, 7am-5:30pm; Sat, 8am-5:30; Sun, 8am-5pm

Nearby Subway Stops

F, M at 23rd St.; N, R at 28th St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch - Daily
  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering


  • No Alcohol


Not Accepted

Delivery Area

20th St. to 30th St., Lexington Ave. to Tenth Ave.


Flatiron hole-in-the-wall Blue Dog Cafe offers premium eats, but leaves no room for a casual sit-down lunch. An ideal grab-and-go spot for coffee and soup/sandwich deals, the Blue Dog falls short on space and atmosphere. Fortunately, most selections on its sharpie-spun menu live up to their slightly inflated prices: Coffees are generous, quiches are fuller than they need be, and split pea soup is a thick, velvety broth. A plethora of sandwiches anchors the menu—they’re stuffed with various vegetables, topped with excellent house condiments like a mild chipotle mayo, and prepared with a meat-to-greens ratio fit to satisfy those wary of calorie counts. Massive cookies and an array of absurdly rich frosted cupcakes (including a lush peanut butter cup variety) offer their own attraction. Unfortunately, afternoon lines drag on, and mild claustrophobia may prompt some patrons to retreat with their rations to the relative comfort of the cubicle.

Recommended Dishes

Chef salad platter, $11.75