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Gramercy Tavern

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$$$$
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Flatiron District
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42 E 20th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10003-1300 (Park Avenue & Broadway)
+1 212-477-0777
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely loved the place! Had no reservation for 2 people so waited a little bit by the the bar with a lovely glass of wine. Staff found us a place to sit in a few minutes and followed a very nice dinner. Had NY State Riesling for dinner so when i was looking for dessert wines, the barman offered us... More 

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fine meal in the front room. Portions on the small side but well-prepared food. This is tempered however by the extreme prices for cocktails. $25 for a basic cocktail leaves a bad taste. No reason for that even with "no tipping" policy. (There's plenty of tip built in.) Seemed like they were taking advantage. Would not readily return based on... More 

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Southold, NY
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148 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gramercy Tavern consists of the tavern and the dining room. The tavern is more casual and doesn't accept reservations, but you will likely have to wait to be seated. The dining room takes reservations that you will may need to make well in advance. We ate in the dining room. It was very warm and inviting. The staff was very... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to The Grammy Tavern for our 25th Anniversary and chose the same venue for our 30th. This could have been a poor decision as we had such fond memories of our visit 5 years earlier. Writing this now makes me feel there should be a 6th star for those very special dining experiences and this would be the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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327 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a menu restaurant and a tasting menu with wine pairing at this restaurant. We did not know that when the reservations were made for us...needless to say they put us in the tasting part which is prix fix. Unfortunately, I did not want to eat that much or that type of food...usually too rich for me....they worked something... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If there was a 4.5 stars, GT would be deserving of that! My husband and I took a trip to NYC over the holidays and enjoyed a late lunch here one day. When we booked, we put that we were celebrating our anniversary a little early. As we arrived, they brought a bottle of champagne to the table and treated... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I dined at Gramercy Tavern for our wedding anniversary. We had the tasting menu and every course was delightful. The service was excellent - they knew it was our anniversary and we were given a glass of prosecco on arrival and a bonus dessert at the end. Yes, it is expensive, but this is Michelin-starred dining for... More 

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132 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The stressful build up to just get a table for New Year's Eve tells you how good this restaurant is. 7 am (west coast time) 20/21 days before New Year's Eve both hubby and I call / go online to get a table. 5 minutes into reservations opening, all slots were gone. We had scored their first seating and were... More 

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New York City, New York
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gramercy tavern is an institution. Nestled in the Gramercy/Union Square area, it offers a typical NY downtown experience. Relax at the bar at happy hour after work and make new acquaintances, book a table in the main room for a nice dinner with friends or family, come for a late night drink after the movies, or treat your guests... More 

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Rochester, NY
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is probably one of the best restaurants in Manhattan. Great service, great food. Excellent prix fixe menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 E 20th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10003-1300
    (Park Avenue & Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: 4, 5, 6, N, R or L to 14th Street Union Square or 6 to 23rd Street at Park Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighbourhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-477-0777
Description
One of America’s most beloved restaurants, Gramercy Tavern has welcomed guests for close to two decades to enjoy seasonal American cuisine, warm hospitality and unparalleled service. The restaurant is perennially ranked at the top of Zagat Survey’s ‘Most Popular’ list, and has garnered eight James Beard Awards including ‘Outstanding Restaurant’ and ‘Best Chef: NYC’. Chef Michael Anthony’s highly seasonal menu consists of elegant dishes with a rustic influence that showcase the restaurant’s relationships with local farms and purveyors. The Main Dining Room serves prix-fixe menus starting at $92 for dinner and an a la carte menu for lunch, and accepts reservations 28 days in advance. The more casual Tavern serves an a la carte menu centered around the wood burning grill, and welcomes guests on a walk-in basis. The restaurant also features an acclaimed wine list, and thoughtfully selected beer and cocktail offerings.

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Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building, which makes a good picture no matter what angle you photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this neighborhood is part of a historic district that was home to many of the city’s most famous department stores at the turn of the century. At the northern end of the neighbourhood, Madison Square Park is best known for being the home of a famous burger shack, but it can also be a quiet refuge to spend an afternoon, and it frequently hosts interesting public art exhibits. In the lower part of the Flatiron District you'll find Union Square, a bustling crossroads at all times of day and night.
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