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Cheap, Tasty Eats Abound in Midtown

Are you planning a stay at a Midtown hotel and looking for a unique place to dine?  We've got great info to share on three cheap, tasty eats that locals adore.

  1. Kwik Meal. Kwik Meal is a street vendor that serves up some killer dishes. The most popular of which is tender lamb that's topped with a light creamy sauce. Â You can count on quick service, and quality meat at prices that start at about $7.00. You'll often discover Kwik Meal in the Theater District or Midtown West. Ask around and nearly any local can direct you in the right direction. Yum!
  2. Edison Café. If you want a value priced meal that won't disappoint your taste buds, Edison Café has got it. Located at 228 West 47th Street, inside the Edison Hotel, the cafe dishes out meals starting at 6:00 a.m. every day of the week. Priced about $5.00-$10.00, choices range from popular pancakes to hearty deli sandwiches. Come taste why Edison Cafe is an establishment locals return to time and again.
  3. Ellen's Stardust Diner. Diners have a reputation for value, but Ellen's Stardust Diner has a reputation for entertainment! Singing is common-place, making a trip to Ellen's fun and fulfilling. It's in the Theater District, at 1650 Broadway. Bring your sense of adventure and don't pass up dessert!

Hotel Mela is a midtown hotel that prides itself on personal service and dynamic location. Located near the Theater District, you'll be just a short stroll to some amazing cheap, tasty eats. If you feel like staying in, Hotel Mela has its own restaurant; Saju, a fabulous French bistro. Bon appétit.