Every Single Place Jerry Seinfeld Takes All Those Comedians for Coffee
MED CAFE, MARINA DEL REY
Will Ferrell has Seinfeld in stitches at this restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine, where they spend a great deal of their meal analyzing the behavior of cats. They also share a very tasty-looking baklava.
STAFF DINING ROOM, THE WHITE HOUSE
Season seven opens with the comedian and the Commander-in-Chief drinking coffee brewed from a Mr. Coffee machine – the drinks may have been average but the conversation was most definitely not. They chat about crazy foreign leaders, alarm clocks, Larry David's sunscreen and why the President appeals to the under 8 demographic (it's his ears!).
BLUESTONE COFFEE CO., NEW JERSEY
JOHN O'GROATS, L.A.
CITY ISLAND DINER, NEW YORK
Seinfeld and Ricky Gervais took a spin in an Austin Healey then chatted about Adolf Hitler and the way they like their eggs at City Island Diner in City Island, New York, a local fixture that serves typical diner fare.
RAE'S DINER, SANTA MONICA
The comedian took fellow stand-up comic Brian Regan to this cash-only diner – called a "staple" across the Internet – where movies like True Romance and Lords of Dogtown filmed scenes.
FAIRWAY MARKET CAFé, N.Y.C.
Only true New Yorkers like Seinfeld and Alec Baldwin could find this restaurant hidden inside a grocery store with superb service that warrants a $1,000 tip in this episode. Well, almost.
SKYLARK DINER, NEW JERSEY
JERRY'S DELI, STUDIO CITY, CA
BENDIX DINER, NEW JERSEY
Stand-up comic Barry Marder shared a table with Seinfeld a this Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, icon, where portions of the 1982 classic Diner were filmed.
FORT DEFIANCE CAFE, BROOKLYN
NORM'S DINER, L.A.
THE MALIBU KITCHEN, CALIFORNIA
A country atmosphere and the menu's "Better than Mom's Meatloaf" draw customers to this restaurant where the comedian took his anti-coffee Seinfeld costar Michael Richards, who had assorted teas to choose from.
GREEN GRANARY, CONNECTICUT
POMMES FRITES, N.Y.C.
There used to be lines out the door of this East Village Belgian Café – famous for fries with specialty dipping sauces – where Seinfeld took comic Gad Elmaleh to during season two. It has since closed.
FACTOR'S FAMOUS DELI, L.A.
Don Rickles rode shot gun in a blue Cadillac to this landmark restaurant where he had a salad and Seinfeld had eggs. Traditional dishes and large portions are their bag.
ROEBLING TEA ROOM, BROOKLYN
ALLENDALE EATS, NEW JERSEY
HANDSOME COFFEE ROASTERS, L.A.
JONES COFFEE, PASADENA
NATHAN'S FAMOUS, N.Y.C.
Maybe it was when Tina Fey explained that cleaning feces (from children, dogs) is her household speciality that Seinfeld decided she needed two pitstops. The first, was this Cuban restaurant where their mouths were intrigued by the wheat puff milk shake. Next, they hit up the Dominique Ansel Bakery for a Cronut.
BEL AIRE DINER, NEW YORK
COLONY DINER, NEW YORK
Season three kicks off with [CELEBRITY_LINK" "" "" "0" ] rolling around town with Seinfeld in her coveted cherry red retro station wagon. They drive to the East Meadow diner that serves classic American fare (including a chocolate egg cream for Parker) and offers a lengthy list of desserts. Nevertheless, their sweet tooths take them to Francesco's Bakery in Hicksville.
PEPPERMILL FIRESIDE LOUNGE, LAS VEGAS
LANDMARK DINER, NEW YORK
BRODY'S DINER, MASSACHUSETTS
TICK TOCK DINER, NEW JERSEY
Rounding out season four is Daily Show host Jon Stewart who heads to this Clifton, New Jersey, diner (where all the baking is done on premises) for a chat with Seinfeld about comedy, New York, and fatherhood.
212 PIER, SANTA MONICA
SHORT STOP DINER, N.Y.C.
NOVEL CAFE, SANTA MONICA
ART'S DELI, STUDIO CITY
COAVA COFFEE ROASTERS, PORTLAND
FIDDLER'S ELBOW COUNTRY CLUB, NEW JERSEY
JOHN'S PANCAKE HOUSE, NEW YORK
CAFFE LUXXE, SANTA MONICA
MANNY'S CAFETERIA, CHICAGO
Comedian Steve Harvey talks about the business of being funny at this Chicago institution (famous for their corned beef) that has been compared to New York's famed Katz's deli.
KILLER CAFE, MARINA DEL REY
Jim Carrey brings his own coffee sweetener to this always-open restaurant, that serves up a lot of healthy fare (which is good because Carrey tells Seinfeld that he's on a cleanse). Sadly, that meant the fried Twinkies were off limits.
BRITE SPOT, LOS ANGELES
Seinfeld orders eggs – all organic and cage free! – when he noshes at this diner with comedian Bill Maher. It's upsetting that neither of them took home a salted honey ($35) or chocolate caramel banana créme pie ($40) to go.
ONE GIRL COOKIES, BROOKLYN
Seinfeld and new Daily Show host Trevor Noah down espressos at this cute shop that bakes up an array of delicious treats, including original Whoopi Pies which are available for order online and come in pumpkin or chocolate flavors. We'll take those on the daily.
PLEASANTVILLE DINER, NEW YORK
No gas? No problem! Despite a mishap in a 1954 Siata, Seinfeld and Steve Martin keep the conversation rolling at this suburban diner in Pleasantville, New York, where they chat about performing in front of thousands and somehow find the funny in a story about a very unfortunate suicide.
ALFRED COFFEE & KITCHEN, LOS ANGELES
Comedienne Kathleen Madigan and her buddy, comedian Chuck Martin, squeeze into a tiny but sporty BMW 2002tii which Seinfeld drives to this café for coffee, croissants, and chatter about comedy on TV.
DU-PAR'S RESTAURANT & BAKERY, STUDIO CITY
This retro diner, which serves up American dishes and fresh-baked pies, is just one of the stops on Seinfeld's spin around town with Gary Shandling (in a 1979 Porsche 930 Turbo). They also talk shop at the iconic Comedy Store and the CBS Studios lot where they both filmed their shows.
Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco jokes that they may "need a laptop" to get into this California coffee bar, where Seinfeld explains that 12 months of the year are spent supervising how the bean is grown and harvested.