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Westway Diner, in Hell's Kitchen, Is Near All Broadway and Off-Broadway Shows!

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In Hell's Kitchen
614 Ninth Avenue (43rd-44th)
New York, NY 10036

Near All Broadway Theaters!
Open Daily 6 AM - 1 AM!
Family Owned and Operated!
Grilled Cajun Chicken Paninis!
Quesadillas & Belgian Waffles!
Souvlaki and Gyro Platters!
Stuffed Tilapia Florentine!
Superb Delivery Service!

Westway Diner, in Hell's Kitchen,
Is Near All Broadway and Off-Broadway Shows!
614 Ninth Avenue (43rd-44th)
New York, NY 10036

Dr. Roberta E. Zlokower
May 13, 2017

Westway Diner, family owned and operated since 1988, is open every day from 6 AM to 1 AM, serving Broadway and Off-Broadway actors, designers, conductors, dancers, producers, and audiences. Westway, in the heart of Hell's Kitchen, on 9th Avenue (43rd-44th), has a sleek, contemporary interior with three-dimensional photos of Manhattan streets and sights, comfortably cushioned seating, and floor to ceiling windows to watch the crowds go by. But most striking about Westway is the warm, vibrant ambiance, with very social wait staff in black outfits and caps and managers with wide smiles. Manager Jerry greets guests at the reception desk with spirit and attention. On the recent evening photographed below, Manager Alex made me a special platter of Guacamole and Salsa with Homemade Chips and brought me a glass of great Pinot Grigio. I also snapped photos of a variety of dishes, from Cheeseburger Deluxe to Greek Salad to Chocolate Chip Cake. It's like eating at home with friends, every time you dine at Westway, as Westway staff stop by to greet neighbors in Hell's Kitchen, visiting tourists from the many nearby hotels, and even celebrities, who crave a dish of Blueberry Blintzes with sour cream. In fact, it's known that Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld hatched a plan for their original show, while dining at a table in Westway.

Westway's incredibly expansive menu is beyond description, with dishes from all around the globe, just like its Hell's Kitchen diners. You'll find the Blintzes mentioned above, Greek Gyro Platters, Cajun Shrimp, Baked Lasagna, Veggie Quesadilla, Moussaka, Mediterranean Panini, Chili on Rice, and Reuben Sandwiches. The All-Day Breakfasts include Belgian Waffles with ham, Challah French Toast with bacon, Capri Omelette with fresh mozzarella, tomato, and basil, T-Bone Steak and Eggs, Corn Beef Hash and Eggs, and Toasted Bagel with cream cheese and Nova Scotia lox. For All-day Lunch you might like a California Club Sandwich with grilled chicken, avocado, bacon, lettuce, and tomato, or a Hot Open Roast Turkey Sandwich with potato and vegetable. Westway is so eclectic that they also have a "Healthy Menu" with Mango and Grilled Shrimp Salad, Cobb Salad, Spinach Salad, and Turkey or Veggie Burgers. For All-Day Dinner, like a special celebration, office lunch event, or an after-show relaxed meal, you can find fantastic choices like Stuffed Tilapia Florentine, with spinach and feta, Broiled Half Chicken with soup, potato, and vegetable, and Deep Sea Scallops with salad, potato, and vegetable. The possibilities are endless, as Westway will modify a dish to your desire.

If you're looking for takeout, to bring home or for a picnic or party, Westway wraps dishes superbly, so if you're walking or hopping into a cab, your dishes will arrive fresh and in lovely presentation. Westway also has a wide delivery area, and you can order online with a 10% discount. For a cooler "on the go", as you walk, I suggest a Smoothie, made with frozen vanilla yogurt, like a "Blue Breeze", with golden pineapple, blueberries, and pineapple juice. Stop by Westway Diner, on your way to or from the theater, a concert, jazz, or the High Line, and tell them you saw them on!

Sleek, Expansive Interior of Westway Diner
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower

View of Ninth Avenue Sidewalk Dining at Westway Diner
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower

Westway Staff: Eduardo, Jerry (Manager), Miguel, Marina, Ruska
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower

Special Appetizer of Guacamole, Salsa, Homemade Chips
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower

Greek Salad with Lettuce, Tomato, Feta Cheese, Pita Bread
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower

Cheeseburger Deluxe with French Fries, Coleslaw, Pickle
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower

Greek Combo Burrito with Curly Fries
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower

Gyro Platter with Greek Salad, French Fries
Side Orders of House Salad, French Fries
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower

Brownie À La Mode with Chocolate Sauce
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower

Westway Strawberry Shortcake
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower

Westway Chocolate Chip Cake
Courtesy of Roberta Zlokower

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