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Brendan's Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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42 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2222
+1 212-564-5405
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Newton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just happened by this place while wandering the streets killing a few hours between meetings. I sat at the bar with my laptop and enjoyed an easy afternoon of work and drinks. Bartender Andrew was tremendous.

Thank Peter K
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband is a great steak lover. He reckons that the steaks at Brendan's are orgasmic!!!!! However if you prefer seafood also delicious. Great pizzas too but only if you like thin and crispy.

Thank Zula64
Stockholm, Sweden
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149 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a lunch at Brendan's after walking around that area of the city for a while. Had a salad and a steak which tasted very well. The price was very fair too.

Thank Andreas K
Cannes, France
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful bars in NYC, this place oozes class. From the well turned out staff to the food and drink on offer this establishment ranks in the upoer end of those I have visited. The nitty gritty. Prices more than correct for the product on offer. The dining area just awesome intimate despite its size. The food... More 

Thank RobRyanincannes
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here you chose the atmosphere with the bar with high chairs or classical table restaurant and Neo Retro decor. There are large tables for groups. Sea bass was good with draft beer. I also wanted to try the NY cheesecake. Hummm delicious but won't eat a lot.

Thank BorisCSN
Garden City, New York
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147 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend an I had lunch here the other day. We weren't disappointed. When you walk in the door you're greeted by lovely stained glass windows and wood panelling. A friendly hostess will greet you and take you to your seat. Brendan offers both a lunch menu and brunch menu (on weekends). The choices are varied and everyone will find... More 

Thank Mary C
Badhoevedorp, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a nice place to eat something after a day of shopping in and around Macy's you can go here. Friendly staff, good food and a nice setting inside. We enjoyed it !

Thank Rick S
Schertz, Texas
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

First night out in NYC. Had a few drinks and dinner. Cosmos were nice and strong and very flavorful. Shared Fish and Chips with a friend. Enough for two, so it was just right. Ambience was nice, service slow. We had to get waitress attention every step of the way.

Thank Apostolow
Hong Kong, China
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129 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Older style building , huge bar and seating restaurant at the back of ground floor. A lot of 1800's decor features including mirrors and chandelier's hanging down from high ceilings. Good honest simple lunch menu , I tried the corned beef with cabbage entree and salad to start both were very good, the corned beef was lean with no fat... More 

Thank wizardj007
Paris, France
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

the breakfast menu is way too simple, and you can't really pick the things one would expect from a restaurant like this one. no coffee menu, no juices offered etc... and slightly too expensive for the quality of food and service... too bad ;)

Thank Elodie N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Average prices
US$15 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-564-5405

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