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George's

89 Greenwich St., New York, NY 10006 40.70791 -74.013566
at Rector St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-269-8026 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Diner
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

georges-ny.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 6am-10:30pm; Sat-Sun, 6am-9:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at Rector St.; R at Rector St.

Prices

$6.95-$25.95

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Kids' Menu
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Delivery Area

State St. to Chambers St., Centre St. to South End Ave.

Profile

A Greek-American diner located in a concrete gulch of the financial district and across the street from two strip bars, George’s is a clean, comfortable, personality-free eatery that’s won a fond place in the hearts of downtown-dwellers and urban sentimentalists. When the restaurant was condemned after the September 11 attacks, owners George Koulmentas and his son Billy refused to close. Instead, they rebuilt, adding a second floor, and got back to work. Their vision included Pepto-pink tablecloths, a to-go counter for coffees and pastries, and a menu crammed with short-order staples: eggs, club sandwiches, burgers, souvlaki, salads, and wraps. Not much to recommend here, but basics are serviceable, and the Koulmentases deserve kudos for helping bring life back to a damaged neighborhood. Sometimes a diner’s more than just a place to eat.

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