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Gramercy Tavern

42 E 20th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10003-1300
+1 212-477-0777
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
42 E 20th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10003-1300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is so loud and lively that it feels like a real tavern where drinks are as good as their inventive dishes and over the top service. Portions are on the small side while flavor and quality are high there. Expect long waits for the...More

Thank CRbyNataly
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was visiting NY for a week for work and wanted to book one nice meal while there. I opted for the lunch tasting menu in the dining room and was not disappointed. 5 courses with a few surprises thrown in. Tomato sorbet with feta cheese...More

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was my second visit here and I was worried whether the new no tipping policy would effect the service. No worries! This remains one of the best restaurants I've eaten at. Food is perfect and service remains over the top. Just an all around...More

Thank susan k
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This kitchen had some very inventive twists for our recent luncheon visit. The strawberry Kombucha was probably at the top of the list. Very refreshing non alcoholic drink. We lingered over lunch without being rushed and our server was attentive throughout. Conversation is easy in...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I believe this is one of the few NYC restaurants where gratuities is included in the total bill, save me from the unease and embarrassment of the tip thing. Good ambience, good service, good food, reasonably priced by NYC standard. Be prepared to wait as...More

Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a visitor, it may make you nervous to recommend a place that you enjoyed the first time, esp when it's to celebrate a special time. Polite accommodating staff and delicious fare in a fresh and inviting atmosphere add up to high end casual dining...More

Thank Phillip V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was good, the food excellent and the wine list full of great choices. The Gramercy Tavern is renowned for its "farm to table" menu and it's obvious why from the first taste of the watermelon gazpacho to the succulent sea bass or tilapia...More

Thank rokiwolff
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited our daughter who now lives and practice in NJ. She and her husband was impressed with their dining experience at Gramercy Tavern during their last visit that she treated us to an early dinner after the Lion King show. We were seated around...More

Thank Roland C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of two enjoyed the Chef’s lunch tasting menu. Every single item was delicate, delicious, beautifully plated and well balanced. Our table was near the back end of the restaurant, with the chairs positioned such that both diners could enjoy the view of the...More

Thank Phileas_Blog
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch on the Tavern side, not on the restaurant side. The menu was inspired and inviting, the pace pleasant, the service delightful. We will go back.

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Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set
amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
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13 November 2016|
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Response from runtown72 | Reviewed this property |
The set menu is in the dinning room area whereas the Tavern menu is pretty much a la carte with a pretty good variety, so to answer your question, The Tavern doesn't have a set menu but I heard the food was has good as the... More
23 October 2016|
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Response from Whatsnottolove | Reviewed this property |
The dress code is business casual. Seems black leather jacket should be fine. Enjoy your time there.
17 October 2016|
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Response from C J | Reviewed this property |
hello there. both mens and womens restrooms are on the main floor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 E 20th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10003-1300
    (Park Avenue & Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: 4, 5, 6, N, R or L to 14th Street Union Square or 6 to 23rd Street at Park Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighbourhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-477-0777
  • E-mail
One of America’s most beloved restaurants, Gramercy Tavern has welcomed guests for close to two decades to enjoy seasonal American cuisine, warm hospitality and unparalleled service. The restaurant is perennially ranked at the top of Zagat Survey’s ‘Most Popular’ list, and has garnered eight James Beard Awards including ‘Outstanding Restaurant’ and ‘Best Chef: NYC’. Chef Michael Anthony’s highly seasonal menu consists of elegant dishes with a rustic influence that showcase the restaurant’s relationships with local farms and purveyors. The Main Dining Room serves prix-fixe menus starting at $92 for dinner and an a la carte menu for lunch, and accepts reservations 28 days in advance. The more casual Tavern serves an a la carte menu centered around the wood burning grill, and welcomes guests on a walk-in basis. The restaurant also features an acclaimed wine list, and thoughtfully selected beer and cocktail offerings.
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