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Molly's Pub & Restaurant

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££ - £££
Irish, Bar, Pub
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287 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10010-5503
+1 212-889-3361
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Canandaigua, New York
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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!

Thank KathieTL
Dallas Texas
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

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!

Thank John M
Letterkenny, Ireland
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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 

Thank Tom F
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

Thank Emily A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 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 

Thank Shandoyle
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Went into Molly,s about 9pm as it was only two block away from hotel. Sat at the bar and called for Guinness .When it arrived after settling I tasted it and thought I was drinking in St James Gate. It was very good.They did not have any Jameson's Crested Ten( found out later the name has been changed to just... More 

Thank BrendanOOOO
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

great locals, great host, great food :) cosy setting. sat at the bar chatting , felt like a proper irish new yorker !

Thank lindsay g
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I had to work extremely late and my boyfriend and I wanted to get a good hot meal. Thanks to Yelp and Trip Advisor we discovered this gem! It doesn't seem like much on first look but then you walk in. You feel transported to another location outside of Manhattan. You can sit anywhere at the bar, wooden booths by... More 

Thank Fickenxx
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My hubby's has been coming here since the 90s when he lived here so we visit each time we come, usually more than once. The bartenders are friendly and engaging for locals and newcomers alike and greet everyone as if old friends even if they've never been before. They have a killer Bloody Mary and the best Irish coffee. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 287 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10010-5503
  • 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?