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Pig 'n' Whistle

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$$ - $$$
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144 West 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036
+1 917-639-3864
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Today
11:30 - 04:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 04:00
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Pacific City, Oregon
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The place has an old world kind of charm with the natural wood decor and the leatherish placemats. The menu has a nice selection of starters, salads and sandwiches/entrees/specialties. A fairly good selection of beers and ales. Interesting looking at the wine menu as it reminded me after living in California and Pacific Northwest how different it is to be... More 

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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good bar with excellent "snacks" in the heart of Times Square. Good selection of beers, wines and mixed drinks. Try the chicken quesadilla or fish tacos.

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Stormville, New York
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a dark place but it's a great place for happy hour. Great bar food and drink specials. Bar tenders are fun and friendly. Always stop here when in NYC.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

lovely bar soup and buffalo wings and oysters were fab lovely waitress kelly served us made us at feel at home will be visiting again soon

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Saint-Cyprien-Plage, France
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located close to our hotel, the Pig & Whistle quickly became our 'local' with a nice atmosphere, friendly staff, reasonably priced food and a good range of ales/cocktails. We had the fish & chips the first night, then returned the following night and had the tacos. Service was prompt, food was tasty, portions a little large for us Brits but... More 

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Syracuse
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in because it was close to hotel and read some positive reviews. I would visit again for a drink and a rest from shopping, city touring, but wouldn't order food. Service was okay but not extraordinary and it was too loud for me to even enjoy my meal or talk with my husband. I ordered meatball sliders, they were... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at a hotel near this restaurant and as we walked down the street, checked out the various daily specials of each restaurant. Pig 'n' Whistle had some great menu choices so we had dinner there. So glad we did. We had the chicken lentil soup - very, very good. And for the entree, we had the smoked... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this bar for quick and easy food. The nachos were great, the burger was super fresh. I'm vegetarian and the food was better than I might have expected. It wasn't the usual churned out stuff and it was good to have something different. There was a great band playing and they were excellent. They really added to the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was your typical bar food. Nothing special. Prices was at least decent and not overly priced. Service was ok. With so many places to eat in the city I doubt this place will be a return visit.

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pig 'n' Whistle is an ideal watering spot for your long walk around New York City. On West 46th Street it is well placed for a tourist break near Times Square. Great food, Great Service and a very welcoming atmosphere...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 04:00
Monday
11:30 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 04:00
Thursday
11:30 - 04:00
Friday
11:30 - 04:00
Saturday
11:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 West 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 917-639-3864
Description
Specialties Sports Bar Live Music Brunch Irish Pub & Restaurant History Established in 1969. It all started back in 1969 at the opening of a restaurant and a bar called "Pig n Whistle" by John Mahon and Pete Mcgee. The original restaurant was located in the Old Townhouse of President Taft on West 48th street, in the heart of New York's Rockefeller Center, the friendly people and atmosphere quickly became the meeting place for New York's literary and banking elite. The new "Pig and Whistle" on West 46th Street, in the heart of the theatre district, has the look and the feel of the historic townhouse where it all began. From the red brick walls and paneling on back bar, upstairs bar that is available for private parties and balcony overlooking 46th street, "Pig and Whistle" continues to follow the same detail and style as that gracious home in Rockefeller Center. Meet the Business Owner John M. Business Owner John Mahon son of the original owner will take over the reins in the business. He has trained and worked at many other fantastic restaurants in midtown Manhattan such as Langan's, Blooms Tavern, Pig'n'Whistle on 2 nd Ave and Pig n Whistle 48 street. Helena White will also join John in the management side. Helena has been based in New York for many year where she has gained her experience in Langan's, Pig'n'Whistle 47 th street and more recently PJ Moran's John and Helena's experience coupled with their local knowledge will ensure your visit will be one you will truly remember.

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