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Molly's Pub & Restaurant

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££ - £££
Manhattan
Irish, Bar, Pub
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287 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10010
+1 212-889-3361
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome joint. Loved how authentic the pub was. Sawdust on the ground to sop up spills. Burger was really good - a little messy but totally worth it. Onion rings were great too. My wife got the corned beef and it was amazing. Huge portions. Some of the smoothest poured Guinness I've ever had! Definitely recommend and will return when... More 

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Thank cphyt7
NY
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love this bar! Always friendly, never so noisy that you can't hear yourself think, and a reasonably varied menu to bring you back on a regular basis. If you like a drop of the Irish, this venue is for you.

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Thank mrw_retired
New York
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215 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was a treat to discover. Quiet gramercy gem, looks like a pub in Ireland or rural england. The floor has woodchips on the ground, and the walls are filled with vintage photos- pretty cool. Can't speak for the food, but had a lovely glass of wine and friends enjoyed the beers on tap. Great winter spot.

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Thank Taylor G
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in the neighborhood and love having this place nearby. Great for nightcap or place to rendezvous for the evening. Sawdust on the floor, dark wood, dimly lit, fireplace/wood burning stove, all around great cozy vibe especially in the wintertime. Makes you feel like you've gone back in time to old New York. Bartenders and servers can be gruff... More 

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Thank Ryan M
Canandaigua, New York
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We found Molly's Pub online and ate there on a weekend trip to NYC. It is so like the pubs in Ireland, cozy, authentic, with sawdust on the floor. The food was great--Shepard's pie, lamb stew, great beer and great service. Highly recommend!

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Thank KathieTL
Dallas Texas
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is probably one of the oldest bars in the city and it is very popular. We stopped in the evening for cocktails after a day of shopping and the place drew a big but very friendly crowd. We had a terrific time chatting with many of the patrons and had a delicious burger.

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Thank mgilbert_twa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Molly's Pub is a neat little place to grab Irish food in NYC. From the small cozy feeling to the sawdust floors, this is a great little find!

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Thank John M
Letterkenny, Ireland
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Went looking for a nice place to eat and we found it in Mollys......busy, busy but we got the last two seats at the counter and this was a stroke of luck as it turned out the barman was from Donegal in Ireland and we had several conversations with him during the evening.......we also had a bite to eat and... More 

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Dundonald, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere in this pub with an old Irish feel. The staff are very friendly and chatty, real Irish charm. We came for breakfast and the food was of a high quality, the French toast was amazing! Would highly recommend

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Thank Emily A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

There was 6 of us visiting from Scotland and Ireland, we had a great experience in Molly's. It was probably the best meal I had the whole weekend I was in New York. We were over to celebrate my mums 50th and they gave her a free chocolate cake and came out singing happy birthday to her 🍰 definitely worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 287 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10010
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-889-3361

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?