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The Darby - CLOSED

244 W 14th St, New York City, NY 10011-7201
+1 212-242-4411
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible24%
28 Sep 2015
“So sad this restaurant closed”
3 Dec 2014
“So sad this place is gone”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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244 W 14th St, New York City, NY 10011-7201
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

This was an excellent restaurant with Jazz entertainment. Still have found nothing like it or that comes close to it. The Darby band was excellent, the food was excellent. Hoping for something like it soon!

Thank roxygrl888888
Reviewed 3 December 2014

What a great restaurant. I'm very sad this has shut down. The food, service and entertainment was top notch!! Hoping something else comparable to it opens up!

Thank lovessun8
Reviewed 20 June 2013 via mobile

We had booked the Darby as one of the restaurants we had chosen in advance for our first trip to NY and had walked from our hotel to build up an appetite. We arrived to find the doors locked and no one answering the front...More

1  Thank slimwatana
Reviewed 12 June 2013

I went expecting the best, after all this is Alex Guarnacelli's new place. The restaurant is nicely set up with the stage off to the right; small but provides that intimate feel when a jazz band is playing. Here's the challenge the seating is also...More

1  Thank Pandora_is_Eve
Reviewed 29 May 2013

I had the priviledge of being invited to the Darby to hear my friend play with the band. Upon first arrival you have no idea what the Darby has in store for you. The outside is not the fancy. Once I walked in I was...More

1  Thank MsApple007
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Food was amazing - facility was fun. Try the barrata!!! Downstairs club was overrated, but if I were 25 , I'd have likely loved it.

1  Thank TPPinDFW
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Food and service were great! The music was amazing and the crowd a lot of fun. Had a blast. Can't wait to go again.

1  Thank Fruitchill
Reviewed 29 March 2013

We had an enjoyable evening at The Darby. We had booked a table in advance, and had no problem being seated right away (on a Saturday). We were not rushed at all; in fact, we stayed for a good 2 1/2 hours; enjoyed the music...More

1  Thank world1976
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Went here Friday night and the food was out of this world... highly recommend the filet and buttered lobster tail... the drinks and service were amazing too, but the best part was the live music... a throwback 50's style motown esque band and singers (be...More

1  Thank Colin G
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Our booking was at 10pm - we arrived at 9.30pm. To summarise our meal arrived to the empty restaurant at 12.30am. #AVOID - this place is a complete let down and only worth visiting once you have been to every other restaurant in Manhattan at...More

Thank wizzbong
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$50 - US$70
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 W 14th St, New York City, NY 10011-7201
    (8th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: A, C, E, L to 14th Street and 8th Ave. Or 1, 2, 3 to 6th Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-242-4411
  • E-mail
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