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Pete's Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Gramercy Park
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129 E 18th St, New York City, NY 10003-2401
+1 212-473-7676
11:00 - 02:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:30
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New York
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167 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are visiting New York for the first time or the 100th time, Pete's Tavern should be on your list. It's a historical landmark in the tony Gramercy Park neighborhood yet it is affordable and casual. You can get a prime rib dinner for under $25 including salad and sides but you may be eating it next to Angelina... More 

Thank BuckeyeChef
Southport, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food ! Great Service The place is decorated for Christmas and puts you in the holiday mood. The portions are generous and reasonably priced Reminds me of the Old restaurant "Oh Henry" no longer in existance

Thank sandpappier
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195 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a hectic day in The City, where better to rest up for lunch or a tasty Manhattan than a good Irish pub? Pete's Tavern on Irving Place offers the best cocktails in town and lunch is pretty good too! Sit at the bar and sip on a Big Apple cocktail or get a table and enjoy the fare. Christmas... More 

Thank djangoGibsons
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called in here on a cold November afternoon for a quick glass of beer or wine - just something before the evening meal. Coming from England - old is not always best! It needs to be preserved in some way, not just left to rot and fall apart. That was the impression I got from this place. You could... More 

Thank steven_wilkinson
Malmo, Sweden
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211 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place: the atmosphere, the food, the service. Everything helped made a perfect night. I personally liked my burger a lot, my wife loved her "penne alla vodka" and cosmopolitan drink. We felt it could not be more ZNYC than this, at least for a family of tourists like us. :-)

Thank Daniele P
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for a couple of drinks before dinner close union square. Very cosy bar, good selection of beer.

Thank C1airBear
Old Bethpage, New York
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had brunch with a girlfriend last Sunday before show at DR2. Both our first times. Loved the atmosphere and wished I could have walked around to check out all of the cool memorabilia on the walls. We got a table no problem. She had steak and eggs. Said steak kinda tough, but eggs cooked exactly to her request and good.... More 

Thank maxxie1
New York City, New York
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had not been there in years. I love the atmosphere, waitstaff and heritage. They made a table available for us in a quiet part of the restaurant, which I really appreciated. I'm sure dozens of times an hour they get asked about which table O. Henry composed "Gift of the Magi". They responded to my question about that graciously.... More 

Thank Grumo
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Pete's twice during a recent visit to New York. The first time we stood at the bar which was quite a boisterous scene. We decided to see what dinner at this venerable establishment was like the next night. I mean they've been in business for more than 150 years; they must be doing something right. Anyway, I... More 

Thank Lalo1966
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to a restaurant on Halloween. Pretty crowded but friendly staff and patrons. Good range of drinks...and they were serving free appetizers. Definitely go again.

Thank Paul R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Bar, Pub, Italian, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 E 18th St, New York City, NY 10003-2401
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Gramercy Park
  • Neighbourhood: Gramercy Park
  • Phone Number: +1 212-473-7676

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