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The Crooked Knife

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29 E 30th St, New York City, NY 10016-7313 (29 East 30th Street)
+1 212-696-2593
11:00 - 23:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wandered past here as hotel is round the corner .. Bit of a sing - a - long going on so decided to check it out. The place was absolutely alight with kids trying to get there monies worth on the 39.00 dollar bottomless bloodies or mimosa brunch . Sounded like they were doing a decent job ! We managed... More 

Thank LondonLockwood
North West England
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We turned up without booking for a late(ish) dinner for two. Staff were very accommodating and there was a good feel to the whole place. Food and drink was served promptly, steak for me and salmon for my wife, and both of us were very pleased with our choices. We finished eating and decided to stay on for beers -... More 

Thank Paul R
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A great find if you want to have a relaxed meal in a family-run bar. Can't fault anything - check it out.

Thank Clivet16
North Luffenham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This was the first restaurant we ate whilst staying in New York, close to our Hotel in Manhattan (29 East 30th Street) Live music night, lots of atmosphere, food fantastic, both meals were a delight. Staff very friendly and helpful. Perhaps not for those on a romantic evening out, it was a little noisy!

Thank P44cka
York, United Kingdom
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347 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Just a very relaxed great NYC location, away from the tourists and really great atmosphere. Great beers, food, service and fab spirit menu! Love this place as a place to just chill, have a conversation and enjoy NYC

Thank ExplorerIIYorkshire
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Went to here as it was close to our hotel- nice staff nice food and ok price - nothing spectacular but good value for central NYC

Thank 08062003
Greater Manchester, England
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Stumbled on this bar after visiting the Empire State Building, hot tired and hungry. The welcome was amazing by the friendly staff. The food was the best meal we ate in New York.

Thank crissy1854
Clinton, Wisconsin
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in today for a burger (which looked good), but stayed for their Cajun Salmon salad. Awesome! Great seasonings and ingredients. It is a meal with large pieces of salmon with olives, string beans and more. The vinaigrette was delish. Of course if you want the burger - or any of the traditional British bar food - they jave that... More 

Thank pjhahn
Yonkers, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

had drinks after dinner. bartenders extremely friendly and attentive. nice drinks. atmosphere friendly and inviting. would be happy to return.

Thank Steven L
Columbia, South Carolina
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Had a really good brunch menu. Cool, laid-back, vintage vibe. Service was great. Have outdoor seating available.

Thank 4evrnblujns

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, American, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 E 30th St, New York City, NY 10016-7313
    (29 East 30th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train on 33rd and Park Avenue or 28th and Park Avenue. N/R on 28th and Broadway. 12 blocks south of Grand Central Terminal.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-696-2593
Welcome to 'The Crooked Knife' pub and restaurant. We have a warm bar, charming dining room and outside dining, serving a variety of International, American, Irish and Italian dishes and daily specials.

Conveniently located at 29 East 30th St., on the edge northern edge of Gramercy, just south of Midtown and East of Murray Hill, The Crooked Knife is a great environment for a business lunch, dinner out with friends or late-night drinks at the bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?