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McHale's Bar & Grill

251 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6261
+1 212-957-5138
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (41 reviews)
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (19 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
251 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6261
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our choice for an early dinner stop. It was recommended by the concierge at our hotel when we asked for at Irish pub, and we weren't disappointed. A nice selection of beverages, and very good pub food. The fish & chips will not...More

Thank JDP1477
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great Irish Pub in the Times Square vicinity. Food is okay, but has great happy hour drink specials

Thank Loren_L_1976
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only giving 4 stars as this is typical of all the other Irish bars in NYC. Very good service from our waitress. Apologies for not remembering her name but had a great chat about Scarborough UK. Great choice of beers. Standard choice of menu ,...More

Thank Nestonblue1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a girls day in NY to see Wicked (again), and stopped here for lunch. My small personal size pizza was mushy on the bottom and not very hot. My companions were less than happy with their food as well. The roast chicken was...More

Thank dmeans3549
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go to McHale’s because it was close to our hotel. We will definitely return. The food and atmosphere were great and the prices were very reasonable. Workers there were friendly and service was outstanding.

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Treat it as it is--a great drinking spot to meet after work with friends. Friendly bartenders, generous pours, not overly expensive for the area. There are lots of Irish bars in the city. This is authentic, clean and welcoming. I wouldn't travel to drink here...More

Thank tms215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My spouse and dined at McHale’s for an early dinner on a Saturday evening in mid-April 2018. McHale’s is open daily from 10:00 am until 4:00 am for lunch, dinner, drinks, and everything in between. The restaurant accepts reservations via telephone, which are necessary during...More

Thank fluffnfold
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Ate at McHale's this week before heading to a Broadway show. Good news - The cosmopolitan was very good. The rest of the meal was very bland. We got the nachos and they lacked substance. My daughter ordered the appetizer sampler as her meal. The...More

Thank SART91
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

My son loves burgers and said that the one at McHale’s is one of the best he has ever eaten. Their Fish and Chips was great, crispy on the outside and well seasoned. My husband wasn’t too impressed with the oven baked chicken, it was...More

Thank LABR2002
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great choices of food and beer at reasonable prices for NYC, considering it’s close proximity to Times Square. Good banter with the staff on all things football and Irish related. Recommended.

Thank Jason L
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KarenM C
11 July 2016|
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Response from Eagle180 | Property representative |
Yes. We gave a separate dining room away from the bar area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6261
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-957-5138
  • E-mail
There are no strangers here only friends you have not yet met Come by McHales for great drinks delicious food choices and feel at home in New York City
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