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Jack Dempsey Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
61 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8635
+1 212-475-2729
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“shepherds pie” (7 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Irish
$$ - $$$
61 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8635
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

As it started to snow we nipped in here for a quick pint, but after reviewing the menu we decided to stay and eat. We chose the French baguette which consisted of steak with sauteed onions with a side of fries and a pot of...More

Thank steve p
Reviewed 30 July 2017

For me no trip to my favourite city would be complete without a visit to this friendly bar ! Great staff make you feel right at home and the food is very good and well priced ! Looking forward to visiting in the future !...More

1  Thank mags1888
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Proper irish pub great food great craic Martina and Enda will give you a great irish welcome the food is first class, Bob the bartender is a wee gentleman alll the staff are sooo lovely but look out for precious hes by far my favourite!

Thank Sheelagh K
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stumbled onto Jack Dempsey's after visiting the Empire State Building at night (great to see the city views at night!). The restaurant and pub are very close to the Empire State Building - just around the corner - so it is a wonderful location....More

Thank staceyfeeney
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Some stuff was really good. Like my mashed potatoes were so good! But I got a sirloin and it was WAY over done. I asked for medium and it was well done. Dry and tough. The server never came back, didn't ask if we wanted...More

2  Thank Allison L
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant in October 2016 and the food was excellent. I had shepherds pie and the person I was with had chicken pot pie. We both really enjoyed our meals. Portions were generous and reasonably priced. The wait staff was friendly and...More

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend wanted to visir here just to say he had been. We actually found it by accident one evening whilst trying to find our way around new york, its not far from the empire state. We ended up visiting around 9/10pm and they still...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We visited a number of times while in New York on holiday. Good atmosphere in a sports bar kind of way. Friendly bar staff - good cold beer. Food is usual pub fare the shepherds pie is good the fish and chips not so much....More

Thank Clearclearclear
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This was a typical pub style restaurant with reasonable prices and good service. We recommend the fish and chips, the caesar salad and the shepherds pie.

Thank aamirabella
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We stopped off here for fish n chips and a few beers after a long walk on The High Line. A typical New York bar, friendly, good service, a good selection of beers, and tasty food. Loved it here over a TV watch of the...More

Thank Clive D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8635
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-475-2729
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