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The Mean Fiddler

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
+1 212-354-2950
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (11 reviews)
“burger” (30 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
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1 - 10 of 597 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We dropped in to the Mean Fiddler on our trip to new york! Everyone is so genuine! Loved the place. Una and Siobhan were fantastic!!

Thank Section4a
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The ranking of this place baffles me. This is a tourist trap bar, not a top ranking resturaunt. Came for lunch and had the chicken ceaser salad and found it inedible. We also ordered two drafts that the were completely flat, to the bartenders credit...More

Thank DrSidneyShaw9004
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here this past Saturday night and had a very good meal. The wings with the sweet chili sauce were amongst the best wings I have ever had and I am a wings aficionado. They were simply fantastic. My wife had some type of fish...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Understanding that we arrived at a busy time (when shows we’re letting out), we did not expect fast and efficient service. I was turned off by the waitress applying her makeup in the restroom when her teammate was in the weeds on the dining room...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great bar , lovely service by Una . Food fantastic . Family friendly and great atmosphere. Definitely recommend had a great night in here , just a shame we found this bar on the last night . Would tell all my friends and...More

1  Thank tracey192
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So welcoming, great atmosphere. We arrived here on our last night. Wished we found this bar sooner. Made our Xmas trip more Xmasy. Una was fantastic!! Friendly warm and welcome bar. Kid friendly, wished we’d brought ours.

1  Thank louisegoody
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely recommend this place came here with family on vacation from Ireland this place does lovely food and great staff ask for una when your in she's great help :)

1  Thank conorparkinson1138
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely love the mean fiddler! Best bar in manhattan, if you’re looking a party it’s the place to go! All the barmen are legends! Debbie behind the bar wile Craic.Definitely be back!

Thank Roisin M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Found this place on TripAdvisor. Debbie was incredible; definitely ask to be in her section. The buffalo chicken spring wraps were excellent, so was the chicken pot pie. Great drinks and specials too. Definitely recommend!

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely recommend ! Services amazing - ask for Debbie...she made everything awesome. Food delicious too ... will definitely come again.

1  Thank Susan F
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Questions & Answers
Bill M
8 December 2017|
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Response from yoyo433 | Reviewed this property |
They have live music every day and they will make a fuss of you wife. Get in there the craic is ninety
23 October 2017|
Response from Michael M |
No sorry we only open for 10 pm no food
27 February 2017|
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Response from LOVECASAMARINA | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. They treat children like family too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-354-2950
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Irish Bar and restaurant. Irish/American comfort food with a twist. Vegetarian and gluten free options available. Live music, DJ's, Karaoke. Happy Hour seven days a week.
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