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Southwest Porch at Bryant Park

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Address: 40th St and 6th Ave, New York City, NY 10018
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+1 212-768-4242
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00

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Love the outdoors

When wandering around NYC Bryant Park is a must and no reason not to include a glass of wine at this lovely outdoor bar.

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Go2FunFood
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455 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

When wandering around NYC Bryant Park is a must and no reason not to include a glass of wine at this lovely outdoor bar.

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San Juan, PR
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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Went to Bryant Park to see the rink and the little stores around. It was a very cold afternoon so we decide to have a glass of wine and rest. Great ambience, server were very courteous. My daughter have the mac and cheese and love it.

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Thank LAponte
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I just experienced the worst moments in this place. I asked the manager if it is possible to swap the table? the answer was "yes but only if we order food", I asked why she is saying that? she responded these tables was reserved for people who orders food which it's not true. So the moral of my experience is... More 

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1 Thank GentiPeja
Italy
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189 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Nicely located in Bryant Park, this place is great for a relaxing lunch in the middle of the city. Burgers and salads as usual, nothing really incredible, kind service

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Thank bimbi66
Columbus, Ohio
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100 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is quite a place to visit in the park. My family just had drinks here. When they finally got the order right, things were great. The price of just ordinary well drinks are pricey but it is NYC

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Thank Mickey60_10
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Would have been chilled, except the gentleman who seated us was exceptionally rude and really ruined our day. Serious attitude problem; completely uncalled for. Plenty of more polite options nearby.

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1 Thank Derryn M
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Just arrived in New York and went to what looked like a nice bar for a beer. After sitting down my partner went up to the bar to order and came back with our beers. (No obvious waitresses around when we sat, so assumed this was a self serve). He was swiftly followed by the guy from the podium who... More 

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1 Thank themaxwelldemon
New York City, New York
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471 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Had the beef burger which was very tasty and reasonably priced. Wanted to try the Turkey burger that had been recommended by a friend, but with regular, not Chipotle Mayo. Was told, no can do...

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Thank Trotpeg
Louth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Excellent food and drink served by knowledgeable staff. Dressed up for a summers evening and feeling like a king and queen.

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Thank chrisjlaw
New York City, New York
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I went there for drinks on a Friday night. The place was packed. There were people standing, because there were no more seats. I had my wine in a plastic cup which was disappointing, but I guess it is a security measure. Prices are outrageous, I guess because of the location. The place was too noisy to me since I... More 

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Thank Maria S

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