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Bemelmans Bar

35 E 76th St, New York City, NY 10021-1827
+1 212-744-1600
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mini burgers” (5 reviews)
“carlyle hotel” (35 reviews)
“cover charge” (27 reviews)
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American, Bar
35 E 76th St, New York City, NY 10021-1827
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been wanting to see the murals for many years. At last I had the time, was near enough and made a point of it. I'm so glad. The murals by the creator of Madeline are whimsical and like a warm embrace. My gin and...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

How Could you pass up a drink or two after a great meal at the restaurant. Throw some great music and that makes it even better. Oh yes and a few drinks just makes me look better to my longtime love.

Thank bulltrvlr
Reviewed 3 days ago

Bemelmans is incredible. The drinks and food are, of course, spectacular. The service is spot-on and ultra attentive. One of my favorite parts of Bemelmans is the people you meet. It's very private, but at the same time, there are always interesting and excellent people...More

Thank Alec B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beauty of this location cannot be written about, you can only experience it. Go to The Carlyle. When you are there enjoy being surrounded by Madeline in all her glory. The bizarre part of the visit was the music system played the same song...More

Thank Intheeventof
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bemelmans Bar is located in The Carlyle Hotel in the Upper East side of NYC. It is one of the best bars in the world, combining old world charm with delicious cocktails and bar snacks to die for. While you eat and drink you can...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has been a favorite spot of mine since my parents took me to t his bar for my 21st birthday many years ago. Last night I had a business group of 11 people with me following an exceptional meal at Vaucluse. The Jazz trip...More

Thank stevesottl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One word: divine! I went with a friend last friday night. It was a busy night but we managed to get a table easily. The food was lovely, as well as the drinks. All the waiters have been very helpful. But I want to give...More

Thank Franco D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere, the drinks are delicious and the service can be quite good (altho they can be slow). It can be a bit loud and hard to hear the music. I also wish they had some female entertainers, seems nearly everyone working there, staff...More

Thank JazzSooner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our favorite Upper East Side bar. As classic as we've found. Love everything about this elegant establishment. Worth a trip to the city to savor the atmosphere and the music.

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Music and service were excellent from the moment you arrive. Love the old world art deco interior--gives character & flavor to the existing atmosphere. Nice mix of clientele.

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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Maryanne & Duke W
9 December 2016|
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Response from Maryanne & Duke W |
Well, we went as planned on Wednesday night,the 28th. That afternoon, I called Bemelmans and gave them the story. The manager was very enthusiastic and said she would hold a table for us. We arranged to arrive around... More
21 November 2016|
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Response from DoctorRetired | Reviewed this property |
It's usually hit and miss...even arriving a bit earlier is no guarantee, unless you arrive right after the 5 PM end of work for most...They usually have two sets, one starting at 5:30 and one at 9:30...The later sets always... More
4 June 2016|
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Response from gymtandrink | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just saw your question now-We stay at this hotel 5-6x a year when we come into Manhattan and no Bemelman's Bar does not take reservations even if you stay at the hotel. The restaurant does and of course the Cafe... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 E 76th St, New York City, NY 10021-1827
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-744-1600
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