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The Penny Farthing

$$ - $$$American, ,
103 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5538
+1 212-387-7300
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  • Very good58%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“steak salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
103 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5538
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here because we love antique bicycles. It was a beautiful day to sit outside for drinks and the Penny has fabulous outdoor seating. Unfortunately, we weren't hungry enough to order any food so we had to sit inside. It wasn't too terrible because...More

Thank Jayne H
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

The food was very good and a nice deal I had the soup $6 and a beautiful NY strip steak cook perfectly for $24 the let down is the service they mean well and are nice but never asked me if I wanted something else...More

Thank csolliard
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Outdoor seating in a nice calm community. The burger was quite tasty and the fries were good. Liked the IPA draft beer. Wonderful place to chill with friends.

Thank Walter F
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Great price and selection on lunch menu The steak salad is yummy The penny burger huge a dream paired with fresh cut sweet potato fries I come here any time im in the neighborhood My friends love it too

Thank evelyn r
Reviewed October 4, 2017

This place is packed at night and very noisy, mostly with NYU students. But they are quiet and friendly during business hours. The kitchen is excellent, serving above average pub grub at reasonable prices. The music is not overly loud during the day either. I...More

Thank Michal S
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

I'm always looking for good and comfortable cool places for Sunday brunch. The Penny Farthing is great brunch restaurant. Good mimosas, great avocado toasts and delicious steak and eggs.

Thank Gooki
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Very accommodating. Great service and amazing soup. Dropped in while my wife was at KIEHL'S across the street. They have wonderful sidewalk tables under the awning, protected from (most) rain. Great to watch the street. Guinness, of course and nice sweet potato fries. Served by...More

Thank Don Hurley Do C
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We were having a drink with a friend right opposite and when looking for somewhere to eat I mentioned it and he said it was good so we went. We were not disappointed, we had a wrap and it was delicious.

Thank Faysie46
Reviewed June 1, 2017

A very good place to make friends and go on a date or find a date. Good beer selection, but occasionally you get watered down drinks which can be disappointing!

Thank Vaibhav2psp
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Very cool atmosphere. The staff was really friendly & the food was awesome! I had the Irish breakfast which was really authentic although I would've liked more beans. My friends had the western omelette, Avacado toast, & the croissant sandwich. Every meal was delicious! The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5538
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-387-7300
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