Breakfast/brunch on the Cheap

For some reason I'm hitting a wall with ideas here: I have a friend visiting and we are meeting up for Sunday breakfast/brunch/lunch around noon. They are on a pretty limited budget and want to go somewhere on the cheap. They are staying on west 39th Street, but are willing to travel. I'd love to take them to Tom's in Brooklyn (in my 'hood) but don't want to ask them to come that far.

So here's what I'm after: cheap, simple fare (her husband's a fairly picky eater), easy to get to/not ridiculously far from midtown, where we won't have to wait an hour and a half for a table (don't mind a little wait, since we'll be excited to catch up). Would love your thoughts!! Thanks.

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