$70 Breakfast at the Station Diner with a Side of Free Hotel

12 Mar
2013
Posted in: Food, New York
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Things are expensive in New York. We spent $70 on breakfast one day in Brooklyn at the Station Diner, plus tip. Insane? Or the best deal ever? You decide.

Breakfast included all-you-can-drink coffee and a cup of orange juice. Options were limited, but I opted for eggs (over-easy), potatoes, and bacon, while Lisa went for the yogurt, granola, and fruit. Both were delicious.


But there’s more. Breakfast begins the night before — you spend the night at the Union Hotel before chowing down the next morning. Weird, right? As a hotel, the Union Hotel was a bit tiny and cramped. The lobby area was the size of a small closet. Our room wasn’t much bigger than the queen bed it contained. And it was cold — we jacked the heat and still weren’t warm enough in the morning to risk hypothermia by jumping in the shower. Still, though, free hotel! You’ve just got to be comfortable shelling out for breakfast.

  • Mikolaj

    Dude, you can get better, cheaper breakfastbrunch elsewhere in Brooklyn. Stay away from Park Slope next time.

    • http://www.drivinginertia.com/ Lisa M

      BUT…can you get a free side of hotel with that breakfast/brunch???

      • Mikolaj

        Yes, you can eat in Sunnyside or Williamsburg with a free stay at the Hotel Mikolaj.

        • http://www.drivinginertia.com/ Lisa M

          I have heard that that is a great hotel — we’ll need to check it out next time!

  • http://twitter.com/scottsala Scott Sala

    No such thing as all-you-can-drink coffee. It’s always that way. So to advertise it as such is mktg bs.