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King Cole Bar

££££American, International,
2 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-3103
+1 212-339-6857
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, International, Contemporary
2 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-3103
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a girls happy hour here, and was happy that they could squeeze us into a table for our appetizers and martinis. I'll definitely be back.

Thank ammille
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Legendary place with outstanding. Aged spirits. If you love a serious place with. Great service and an atmosphere to enjoy your special. Choice of a dream no come here. The knowledgeable staff will help you and a great place to discuss business at. A bit...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful and elegant bar. Great for celebrations, a night out or meeting with friends. Service is superb. Drinks are costly as they should be for this location and atmosphere.

Thank Doby47
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A classic spot to have a drink. Wonderful experience overall, I would definitely recommend stopping by when in the city.

Thank orlandov7
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I came early, thank God because it then got all busy and there was a line out the door waiting to come in. I started with the world famous BM and then I had another...after these two, I began working through the cocktail list and...More

Thank Constanzo1968
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is the type of venue one would expect from a roadside bargain motel. the service is awful, the prices ridiculous, there is absolutely no way an individual can hold a conversation above the din. this is for people who throw away money on the...More

Thank alineinoubliab
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I read about tale of the Bloody Mary and had to try it. It was good. Classic ambience with a cozy sitting area. Next time I see myself enjoying a scotch at night in trhere.

Thank Time2Fly7
Reviewed 27 July 2017

i had a fond memory of the King Cole Bar from a few years ago. Last call was a disaster, barred from getting in at 11.30 despite being an hotel guest, served an over spicy bloody mary as retaliation, no joy or buzz around. Something...More

1  Thank Joao C
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This bar feels like a classic old world movie. Lovely cocktails in a sophisticated setting with a mix of locals and tourists. Highly recommended.

1  Thank john_tillett
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Great drinks. Bartenders are vey knowledgeable in making drinks. I had the signature Bloody Mary and it was very good. The bar munchies were yummy. The prices are steep.

1  Thank CareyFish
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Response from Vanessa V | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant in Mid-Town Manhattan. I think perhaps the person asking the question may have been referring to Congress Hall Hotel in Cape May. Contact the hotel and they will gladly tell you the best rooms with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, International, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
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07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 E 55th St, New York City, NY 10022-3103
    (55th Street and 5th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: 4-5-6 train at 59th street or 6 train at 51st street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-339-6857
This fashionable restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner under exquisite raised ceilings. THE VAULT features Maxfield Parrish's masterpiece and The King Cole mural.
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