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The Parkview Diner

2939 Cropsey Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11214 40.583223 -73.986254
nr. Canal Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-333-9400 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Diner
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Daily, 24 hours

Nearby Subway Stops

D at Bay 50th St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • 24-Hours
  • Breakfast
  • Delivery
  • Kids' Menu
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Delivery after 10pm
  • Reservations Not Required
  • Catering


  • Full Bar


Not Accepted

Delivery Area

Surf Ave. to Kings Hwy., Coney Island Ave. to Surf Ave.


Within view of Coney Island’s Ferris wheel, near a gritty Gravesend overpass, sits a gleaming stainless-steel monument to classic American grub. A true diner’s diner, Parkview fastidiously ticks off every stereotype: monstrous and varied menu? Check. Breakfast anytime? Check. Generous use of neon and frosted-glass accents? Double check. Previous owners shuttered the place in 2007, so when the neighborhood greasy spoon reopened under new management three years later, locals rejoiced. There are plenty of dishes that can disappoint, however: sad, pale white salads of iceberg lettuce; baked potatoes, somehow bland despite heaps of cheese and bacon; and certainly the more ambitious entrées, like a smoked-salmon fettuccine. But hewing to typical gut-bomb fare will yield cheesey, open-face Reubens, thick char-grilled burgers, killer disco fries, and cinnamon-inflected challah French toast drowning in maple syrup and accompanied by plump sausages. Ensconced in a spacious vinyl booth, you could be somewhere off the New Jersey Turnpike—or anywhere near an open stretch of road—which is just fine.

Recommended Dishes

Reuben deluxe, $12.95; Challah French toast deluxe, $10.95; chocolate milk shake, $4.95