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The Wheeltapper Pub

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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$17.00
Omelet for eggs $+2.00
Freshly squeezed orange
Grapefruit juice
Coffee
Tea
Irish Breakfast
Two eggs w/ Irish bacon, sausage, grilled tomato, black & white pudding served w/ a selection of bread, preserves & butter
$15.00
Omelet for eggs $+2.00
Freshly squeezed orange
Grapefruit juice
Coffee
Tea
American Breakfast
Two eggs served w/ American bacon, sausage or ham & home fries. served w/ a selection of bread, preserves & butter
$14.00
Freshly squeezed orange
Grapefruit juice
Coffee
Tea
Egg White & Vegetable Omelet
Served​ w/ seasonal fruit salad & a selection of bread, preserves & butter
$13.00
Freshly squeezed orange
Grapefruit juice
Coffee
Tea
Continental Breakfast
Selection of pastries & bread served w/ preserves, butter & a cup of seasonal fruit salad
About
The Wheeltapper celebrates the best of a traditional Irish pub, offering contemporary food and drink in an informal atmosphere. Together with the year-round outdoor Patio, this restaurant and bar is the perfect spot for breakfast, lunch, weekend brunch, dinner, or cocktails. As fitting for a pub so close to Grand Central Terminal, the Wheeltapper's design includes authentic railroad artifacts and memorabilia from the turn of the century. Cozy and warm, the Wheeltapper's two bars, front and back, are comprised of quaint nooks for semi-private dining or drinking, and connected by the Carriage, a passage that closely resembles a classic railroad dining car. A fireplace warms up the back bar in cold weather. A door takes you from the back bar out to the Patio, a 2,200 square foot outdoor garden wit seating for 48 people and plenty of room to stand and mingle. This unique space is covered with a retractable awning and heated in winter, allowing it to stay open year-round.
PRICE RANGE
US$20-US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

Great food, good location, not the greatest service. This place is connected to the fitzpatrick hotel. Enjoyed a nice brunch here, not the warmest environment in terms of service. Server was quite brute and not the most personable, but hey, the food was great.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Kendra W
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the hotel next door. Ordered two whiskeys and soda and was charged $44!! I could buy litres of whiskey for that price! Had some food on the last day before leaving for the airport. It was pretty good and similar prices to the...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank 983simonc
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Food is amazing. We stayed at the hotel and ate everyday having breakfast every morning and an evening meal every night. We had the burgers, fish & chips, curry, pizza, irish breakfast, american breakfast and all were extremely tasty we cannot fault. The staff and...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Tonyjojo2007
Reviewed February 25, 2017

we ordered burgers for lunch and Irish Breakfast (the brown bread was to die for) while staying at the Fitzpatrick...great job!!

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Kathy M
Reviewed February 12, 2017

This restaurant is within a small hotel near Grand Central Station. It is primarily Irish style food and has a year-round covered patio/bar. I came here for breakfast and ordered the breakfast sandwich. It was very large and the patty that came with it was...More

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed December 26, 2016

We came for a bite to eat after a long day travelling. It was very very busy and noisy. The food was fine. Service was quick but the waiter forgot our nachos and also brought the wrong bottle of wine. Popular with the afterwork crowd.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank MysticalChildUK
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Had friends in from out of town wanted an Irish Pub type place for dinner and so we selected this place. A major mistake. Entered the door with a no smoking sign in the entry yet two people smoking and no one from pub went...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank 830travel38
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We dived into here when it started to snow on our trip in New York. Lovely cosy booths and fireplace welcomed us, as well as friendly staff. Lovely pint and we were on our way again.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank dasherdog2016
Reviewed November 21, 2016

An Irish bar near grand central station that has friendly staff and good service, had burger and beer here and really enjoyed it. Themed in the style of a railway carriage its gives it character with cosy little booths, even though it was busy you...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank lancsprop1
Reviewed November 14, 2016

15 of us met at the Wheeltapper for a drink and a burger. They seemed a little overwhelmed at first but we had patience and soon they took our drink and food order. We all ordered a burger. As she took the menus from us,...More

Date of visit: November 2016
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Response from rrfh1 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes to breakfast and lunch. Probably not the most ideal for dinner.
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