Monk's Cafe From Seinfeld in New York NY

NEW YORK - Located in New York, Monk's Cafe was a fictional establishment in the hit comedy series "Seinfeld." It served coffee, lunch, and dinner. Jerry and his friends often eat here.

Monk's Cafe From Seinfeld in New York NY

Monk's Cafe Was A Fictional Establishment

Monk's Cafe is located near Broadway and 112th Street on Manhattan's Upper West Side. It's a fictional cafe, but the restaurant's exterior was based on a real diner in Los Angeles. Most of the interior shots were filmed on a soundstage.

In Seinfeld, Jerry, George, Kramer, and Elaine often eat at the cafe. They are usually seated in the first or second booth from the entrance. The cafe is also a location for many ridiculous conversations. The interior of the restaurant has different windows and doors than the exterior.

Monk's Cafe is displayed in a museum and is accompanied by costumed characters from the series. It also contains scripts from the series. It was exhibited at Astoria's Museum of the Moving Image.

Monk's Cafe was one of the more popular settings in Seinfeld. The interior was filmed on a soundstage in Los Angeles, and the exterior was based on a real diner.

The restaurant also served as a setting for The Muppets Take Manhattan, where Kermit the Frog landed a job. In the show's pilot, the luncheonette was called Pete's. However, when the series went to series, the luncheonette was replaced with Monks. It's not clear who started the fictional cafe, but it's often called "the coffee shop" by Jerry.