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Brinkley's Station

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Upper East Side
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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1426 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10028 (Lexington Ave.)
Subways (N,Q,R,4,5,6) to 59th St. F Train to Lexington and 63rd St.
+1 646-666-0819
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4:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Description: Brinkley's Station in Midtown is where the locals gather to catch up over...
Brinkley's Station in Midtown is where the locals gather to catch up over great food and drinks. The fresh and delicious locally-sourced menu along with its lively atmosphere make Brinkley's a must-visit destination. The menu includes pub classics like 3-Cheese Mac and Cheese and the best Grass-fed burger around. House specialties like the Artisinal Pigs in a Blanket, Lobster Club Sandwich, custom drink menu and New York State cheese menu keep the regulars coming back for more.
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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Before or after Bloomingingdales; Come here

the best hamburger in town is at brinkley, a simple restarant/bar with very good food and drinks. Fries come with the hamburger; a choice of sweet potato or regulars. Opt for the sweet potato. An expensive treat , but the $$ you save here, you might spend in Bloomingdales, about 100 steps... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2014
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manahttan, NY
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New York City, New York
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366 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Pizza Beach Club is a very cool beach looking restaurant, finished in all white brick walls with fantastic oversized photography adorning the walls. The pictures are all fantastic beach scenes, and the the odd surfboard adds to the overall theme and feeling as though you've just come off the beach and are ready for a feast. The menu is pizza... More 

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Thank voyageindesign
New York City, New York
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89 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

INCREDIBLE! i cannot state enough how much i really really really like this place, it should be visited by locals, tourists and everything in between

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Thank stephen l
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

After doing some shopping in SoHo, we were tired and hungry. We were sitting outside of Brinkley's looking on Yelp for places to eat and this restaurant received good reviews. We were so glad we checked it out. The brunch menu had an assortment of items sure to please anyone. Cocktails were also available. When I ordered iced tea, I... More 

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Thank Ashlee H
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you're in a hurry and want a quick bite but yet still good taste, this is the place to go! It's right off of the train (Lexington line). I had the grilled chicken avocado sandwich, with french fries. It was deeelicious! YUM! A friend of mine had the sweet potatoes fries, which wasn't nothing to talk about.....Expect....that it seemed... More 

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Thank SunSeeker114
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

A friendly retreat in the noisy street next to Bloomingdales, this bar was a real find. The staff (Devin!) were great and the food pretty good too. A nice choice of beers and lively in the evening, a place you could relax, cool without being pretentious.

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Thank Charlotte L
manahttan, NY
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

the best hamburger in town is at brinkley, a simple restarant/bar with very good food and drinks. Fries come with the hamburger; a choice of sweet potato or regulars. Opt for the sweet potato. An expensive treat , but the $$ you save here, you might spend in Bloomingdales, about 100 steps away.

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Thank manhattan10021
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I think the title says it all. This is a three star review as we went to drink and just happened to eat. The food was overpriced and not particularly spectacular (I had a burger and fries, which was pretty 'meh' to be honest). Had we gone to eat it would have been a two star review but the range... More 

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Thank DRB380
New York City, New York
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283 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We stopped in here on a Tuesday for lunch. There is not an overabundance of quick, easy, good lunch spots in this area and it was freezing so we decided to try it. From the first moment you walk in, you know their main business is drinking. It's just a bar with a few tables and stools for those who... More 

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Thank JudyMetroNYCarea
New York City, New York
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Unless you're a raging alcoholic there is no reason to consider eating there. The place is really a bar with a smattering of uncomfortable seats for eating. We had the Messy Breakfast Sandwich which lived up to its name of messy and the Huevos Rancheros, both were very disappointing. How can you make flavorless eggs, ask Brinkley's Station as they’ve... More 

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Wantagh, New York
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

we visited this place recently on a Monday night. it is a clean,smallish, but cozy pub. the lighting is way too dim though, and we pulled out a flashlight to read the menu. the menu is extremely limited, with typical manhattan prices. the grass-fed burger was delicious, and so was the eggplant and chick pea burger. they both came on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1426 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10028
    (Lexington Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Subways (N,Q,R,4,5,6) to 59th St. F Train to Lexington and 63rd St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 646-666-0819

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene

Description

Brinkley's Station in Midtown is where the locals gather to catch up over great food and drinks. The fresh and delicious locally-sourced menu along with its lively atmosphere make Brinkley's a must-visit destination. The menu includes pub classics like 3-Cheese Mac and Cheese and the best Grass-fed burger around. House specialties like the Artisinal Pigs in a Blanket, Lobster Club Sandwich, custom drink menu and New York State cheese menu keep the regulars coming back for more.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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