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Playwright Celtic Pub

732 8th Ave, Between 45th Street & 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-7019
+1 212-354-8404
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
732 8th Ave, Between 45th Street & 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-7019
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1 - 10 of 679 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bartender just watched us sit at the bar for about 20 minutes and carried on his conversation with friends. A few patrons walked out with us.

Thank Society_Travel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in without reservations with a little more than an hour prior to our show. We were seated promptly, and the waiter came promptly. He was pleasant The burger was good. The price was about average for the area. We had no problems with...More

Thank L9393NIrobertm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom, sister and I visited Playwright's before going to see matinee showing of Carousel. We loved it! The servers were attentive and friendly. The food was delicious! We all shared the guacamole, salsa and chips. We had pappardelle with shrimp, French onion soup, Guac...More

Thank Kellyinthewoods
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in NYC for our anniversary. After picking up tickets for our play we had 2 hrs to kill so we stumbled on this gem. It seemed like a good place and got good reviews on Yelp so we ventured in. After climbing the...More

Thank WPA1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay here. They have several beers and craft beers. The service was friendly. Prices were OK for NYC.

Thank romanshorner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for late lunch, ordered chicken pot pie , and fish and chips for the hubby, the chicken pot pie was ok but not as good as the one we had in Vegas , but the fish was good but very over priced

Thank poppyshan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was in the mood for something Irish and invited a friend to meet me at this pub. Kaitlin was terrific as she did not resu us to order and let as have a long leisurely dinner.

Thank tyagi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent atmosphere, great food, but awful service. Our server walked past us many times with blinders on, avoiding eye contact with any of her tables. We would wave to get her attention, and she would just walk with her eye fixed on the back of...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Very poor. A large increase in effort would be needed to bring the standard of food up to average. When your food arrives within 4 minutes of placing the order, you know it’s been microwaved. In this case, it wasn’t even microwaved properly and was...More

Thank SimonLatimer
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Walked past this place all week and finally decided to go in for lunch.. was told the roof top bar was open so we went up and it was lovely! Staff are so friendly and attentive there was no waiting around for a drink she...More

Thank jessj719
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DebbyPorter
October 22, 2017|
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Response from tyagi | Reviewed this property |
No, it is a big restaurant.
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Barinspector
June 15, 2017|
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Response from Vanessa Y | Reviewed this property |
We visited other bars and restaurants but particularly liked this one for its live music , more reasonable price and friendliness
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 732 8th Ave, Between 45th Street & 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-7019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-354-8404
  • E-mail
Description
Established in 2000. Playwright Celtic Pub is the second act of the successful Playwright franchise here in New York City! In the heart of the theater district and just steps from Hell's Kitchen, the Playwright welcomes locals and visitors alike for 4 floors of Irish welcome!
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