Last year, I wrote about one of my favorite Times Square eateries, the Cafe Edison, affectionately known to longtime patrons as the Polish Tea Room.
I described it as as the “fanciest diner in New York,” and I don’t think that’s an understatement…
The diner is built into the historic Edison Hotel’s former grand dining room (NOT the ballroom as is commonly believed, although that legend is probably too good to ever go away)…
…and much of the original detailing can still be seen in pristine condition:
Alas, the former haunt of Neil Simon and other Broadway titans will be vanishing off the face of the Earth at the end of the year, as the owners are being forced out to make way for a far fancier dining establishment.
But at the very least, one would expect the new owners to integrate at least some of the classic interior, right? Right?
Er, you should probably take a look while you still can. I hate to suggest going into Times Square, but this one might be worth it.
Related: The Fanciest Diner in New York
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