10. “The Place to Eat”

Pete's Diner

You can find one of the city’s last free-standing diners on Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside. Pete’s Diner & Grill, and it realy is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Inside you’ll find that classic diner look and large portions of food, and large, stiff alcoholic drinks. Its tagline is simply, “The Place to Eat.” Like many locations on this list, it’s also a popular place for film locations seen in The Punisher and Homeland.

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