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The Penny Farthing

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103 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10003
212 387.7300
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice atmosphere, good food, great prices

We stopped for brunch, and the mimosa, the bloody marys and the eggs benedict were delish. What more can you ask for? Woodsy, sophisticated rustic feel, and very spacious bar area -- I bet that place is hopping at night. And the bathrooms were new and spacious and nice. You don't see that ver... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Tortoiseshell1
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Park City, Utah, United States
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  • Late Night
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Park City, Utah, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We stopped for brunch, and the mimosa, the bloody marys and the eggs benedict were delish. What more can you ask for? Woodsy, sophisticated rustic feel, and very spacious bar area -- I bet that place is hopping at night. And the bathrooms were new and spacious and nice. You don't see that ver often in a little neighborhood place... More 

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Budapest
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

what a place! we had dinner on haloween, beer was cheap (3$ a pint) and gooooood, we had the special burger which was percetly made, and fish-n-chips - traditional and good. the apple pie for desert was a nice addition. service was fast and accurate and all with a smile. must visit!

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Penny Farthing serves amazing gourmet food at extremely reasonable prices. Bar with lots of beer and wine selection. Must try, I've tried many lunch specials and they're all Fantastic, not only well plated but tastes GREAT!

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Was told by a passerby who heard our australian accents to grab a bite to eat here, and it was one of the better meals I have had in USA

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Modesto, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

If you are in the East Village in NYC, you won't go wrong at The Penny Farthing at 3rd Ave and 13th St. Not the "best" food I've ever had, but we had a delicious lunch and the next day a sumptuous dinner there. Drinks? Go for it. Bartender and servers were very friendly. Outside dining was quieter than inside... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in on a whim as I was heading to another restaurant. Was recommed by desk staff at Hyatt Union Square which is just a few blocks away. The lunch prices were very reasonable for NYC. Had a burger, coke & a glass of wine all for $20. Sat near the open windows which was nice - got the feel... More 

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Ohio
Top Contributor
272 reviews 272 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were looking to kill some time, so we stopped in the Penny Farthing for a drink. Our waitress was extremely nice and quick to bring what we asked. Prices were fine for New York.

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Came for Sunday afternoon dinner, we both had the steak and was very impressive, the service was excellent I would defiantly return

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Dropped in here whilst doing a walkabout in East Village and was not disappointed. Food was good value and tasty with good beer selection...we liked it so much after a bit of shopping dropped in on the way back but with it being HH is was rather rammed so ended poping in next door which is owned by same people.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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194 reviews 194 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Great place for brunch. Not of the pretentious NY style of some the Brooklyn "fancy" brunch places. Staff friendly, food good and well priced. Can't go wrong here. I bet it is probably quite a cool bar in the eve, given the space. Good setting and recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10003
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: 212 387.7300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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