NYC - Morningside Heights: Tom's Restaurant

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    Columbia academics, local hospital workers and tourists who snap pictures by the famous neon sign prominently featured on Seinfeld flock to Tom's Restaurant (2880 Broadway). The clean, sunny interior looks nothing like Jerry and the gang's dingy haunt, but it showcases fun ephemera like "Seinfeld" cast autographs and press clips on how the diner inspired the musical ode by Suzanne Vega.

    1. dM.nyc™ 95 months ago | reply

      Well, they certainly haven't built a reputation on the quality of their food.

    2. Triborough 92 months ago | reply

      I think that this is a much better shot taken from that corner:
      112th at Broadway

    3. The Stakhanovite Twins 92 months ago | reply

      Would you like to add this (and any other qualifiers you may have) to the First Name & Apostrophe Signage Project pool ?

    4. cdmscmaclin 87 months ago | reply

      And did you know that the rest of the building housing Tom's has been a NASA research facility since the 1960's? NASA/GISS develops computer models of the Earth and some of the earliest global warming computer simulations were conducted in this building in the 1980's. The NASA director whose office is in this building was named one of the 100 most influential Americans by Time Magazine.

    5. wallyg 82 months ago | reply


      featured on the gothamist

    6. somogyibarbara 70 months ago | reply

      MinnieThis picture is Very good, please post it on the
      Conversation pieces from around the world .

    7. indilovesbikki 67 months ago | reply

      One Word, "Seinfield".

    8. Hot Pepper Dave 61 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Cafes, Coffee Houses, Burger Joints, Food Carts., and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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