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42 E 20th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10003-1300
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Ranked #12 of 11,857 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $80
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
Flatiron District
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Park Avenue & Broadway
Transit: 4, 5, 6, N, R or L to 14th Street Union Square or 6 to 23rd Street at Park Avenue
Description: 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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Western Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was on our hit list, visiting from Australia we wanted to experience some amazing restaurants and we werent dissapointed. It is a little out of the way but we walked from our accommodation in Times Square (AKA apartments) to the restaurant and it took about 15 mins. And it was worth it!!! the restaurant is was beautiful, very... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Hard to believe this is annually voted "new yorker's favorite restaurant". Don't get me wrong this Danny Meyer spot is top notch and hard to get into. The menu is seasonal and offers a 3 or 5 course fixed menu for dinner. The restaurant is well decorated and has great warmth to it. The staff is extremely professional, well groomed... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

When visiting the city, we always try to make time for Gramercy Tavern. The food is always excellent. We usually end up in the bar because we do not have reservations. Tables are close, but you always meet some interesting people to chat with. Menu changes with seasonal foods. Please go. It is worth it.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I was expecting a great meal here. Unfortunately, the wait staff kept bumping into me. I don't mean once or twice. I was bumped into 30 or 40 times during my meal by at least five different servers. If I had been sitting in a place where there was little room behind my chair I'd be a little more understanding... More 

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Top Contributor
174 reviews 174 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Gramercy Tavern continues to be one of the best restaurants in NYC. The menu is not flexible, your choice is either a 3 course meal or a 5 one to be selected from the recommended dishes. We ordered 9 different dishes and they were all as good as it gets. The flavors were exceptional with the presentation of each being... More 

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St. John's, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

First time at the Gramercy Tavern and it won't be my last. The amazing atmosphere as you walk in and impeccable service make for an extraordinary experience. Walked in with no reservation at 1pm and even though they were moderately busy the put the two of us at a table for four right away instead of waiting for a two-seater... More 

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Washington DC
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156 reviews 156 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

There were things I liked and did not like about the famous Gramercy Tavern. My table of 4 did the tasting menu. 6 courses plus a few little treats from the chef. What I liked: the staff. Attitude, timing, presence, etc were just spot on perfect. Such a delight. They were absolutely fantastic- and i might even add they were... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The food was superb and I recommend the tasting menu, with wine parings by your server. It was a night to remember foodwise, but the service was the very best--on a par with several three star michelin restaurants I have visited in France. Despite the large venue, noise was not a problem at all. We will return... when we can... More 

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Top Contributor
197 reviews 197 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Always nice to come here on our first day in New York .Dont need a reservation for the Tavern but best to get there early.Very attentive waiter asked if we had time constraints-we did as we had tickets for a matinee..Seemless service-great oysters and perfectly cooked Arctic char- a sort of cross between salmon and trout.

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York, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

We went for our 8th anniversary dinner. The service was impeccable and the food was to die for. The wine and drinks list was the most extensive I've ever seen. If you want a special dinner make the effort to go here!

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Additional Information about Gramercy Tavern

Address: 42 E 20th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10003-1300
Phone Number: 212-477-0777
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 80
Cuisine: American

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