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Playwright Tavern & Restaurant

) #1,031 of 9,275 Restaurants in New York City ££ - £££ American, Irish,
202 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-6810
+1 212-262-9229
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“irish stew” (5 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
202 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-6810
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101 - 110 of 247 reviews

Reviewed 14 October 2015

Just off Times Square this was a typical NYC restaurant. Ordered filet and it was so tender you could cut it with a fork! Only drawback was tables are very close together and the restaurant is rather noisy but the food made up for it!

Thank pagambler
Reviewed 30 September 2015

great service,clean, good prices and a wonderful experience, i would recommend this place to anyone, Majella is the best.....

Thank thomas s
Reviewed 19 September 2015

In NYC for vacation with a girlfriend who lived there for a year. It's expected that she will want to go to a place she knows. So, here we go two stories up and we are sitting on the side of the window looking outside...More

Thank Gerald M
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We stopped in for a cocktail before our theater show and ordered an appletini and beer. Seated at the bar it took several minutes to place an order. (A little frustrating because they really weren't that busy) Finally got our order in and also ordered...More

Thank carolynjb330
Reviewed 7 September 2015

called in on speck and thrilled by the food, the service and an excellent atmosphere. Very friendly and excellent value for money.

Thank Kath C
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Typical Irish restaurant and pub. But already the AC is to cold. Just because it is hot outside doesn't mean I want to freeze inside. Also then the food gets cold real fast.

Thank Gene B
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I was persuaded to come here by a man on the door and I was glad I listened to him. This place is just a short walk from Times Square and I visited about 6pm and during happy hour so it was packed and noisy...More

Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 16 August 2015

The food and service was excellent. The atmosphere is calm and quiet in the dining area. It was a great stop in the middle of the late afternoon to grab a bite to eat. I had the Chicken Caesar Salad and French Onion Soup and...More

Thank A1teacher
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

The omelet and fries were quite good along with a complementary Bloody Mary. My husband had his with egg whites and they were accommodating. Nice to hear Irish accents and Gaelic spoken.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 4 July 2015

My husband, friends, and I were in the city for the day and had eaten a good-sized lunch earlier in Little Italy and after walking around most of the day, we were feeling a little hungry, but not starving. We were also pretty thirsty. We...More

Thank WendyHoltz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-6810
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-262-9229
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