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Fraunces Tavern Restaurant

54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004
(212) 968-1776
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Ranked #1,114 of 11,840 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: American, Continental
Financial District
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Broad St.
Description: The Porterhouse Brewing Co. at Fraunces Tavern, is located in one of the city's most historic landmarks in the downtown Financial District. The Porterhouse offers a large range of small batch and specialty beers, serving traditional American food with a strong Irish influence. Fraunces Tavern has been a part of our city's history since 1762. Now under new management, you can expect a modern experience in an authentic historical space while enjoying great food, drinks, and atmosphere.
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Teterboro, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lunch - lobster bisque barely warm, globs of rue in the soup. Truffle fries disappointing. Mushroom sandwich good veggie alternative but was just ok, bread soggy. Flatbread pizza with prosciutto was excellent.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

I took my dad here as part of a Christmas present (we got him a whole trip to NYC to visit us). The food was tasty but nothing outstanding, the building was extremely cool and very nicely restored, without losing the historic feeling. The service, however, was pretty bad. We had a fairly early reservation and were greeted and seated... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

This is an historic restaurant downtown, a popular place for lunch of the movers and shakers in the financial district, as well as for tourists. The menu is classic American, not high cuisine, but good and served with courtesy and care. It can be crowded and if so it tends to be noisy, but if you visit downtown, you must... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Fraunces Tavern historic significance alone is worth the visit. Amazing ambiance esp. the Dingle Whiskey bar. Food solid. Service was mediocre at best. 8:30pm group of 10. No waiter for 10 mins. Slow. Inattentive but I would come back.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We made a special trip to Fraunces Tavern from midtown because we'd heard about the great history and atmosphere here. As far as the food was concerned my boyfriend had a great chicken pot pie that looked like a giant balloon trying to escape its casserole dish. I had a good avocado sandwich that tasted great but was a little... More 

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Sunfish Lake, MN
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113 reviews 113 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Fraunces Tavern is old, famous, iconic, and appeals to tourists. Those attributes all by themselves would normally suggest a place that is way overpriced, providing lousy food and service. Surprise, surprise. It was none of these. The food, service and prices were all acceptable if not good. What the heck. If it was good enough for George Washington, it's good... More 

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Chapin, South Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Had a nice lunch here with my family on our last day in New York. Tucked away in the Financial District, this restaurant is where George Washington said goodbye to his Commanding Officers. Large selection of craft beers, and whiskeys. Fish and chips were amazing and a huge portion! Bison burger was also excellent! The kids all enjoyed their meals... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Saturday afternoon is Jazz time with an excellent 3 piece playing away. The food is well presented, delicious and affordable. They have so many beer choices your head will spin before you have a drink. Decent wine list too. This is also the oldest tavern in New York and worth a visit for that alone. Lovely decor.

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Dallas, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We actually ate twice at this restaurant it was so good. Located in the Financial District just off of Stone Street, at Broad and Pearl, the Fraunces Tavern has an amazing beer selection, a whiskey bar, and very nice pub food. All of our servers were the nicest Irish kids (which is redundant - Irish and nice - in my... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went for one evening with my husband back in November after a recommendation. We had several of the beer samplers - paddles with 3 different draft beer/ ciders on for $10 which were good and interesting way of trying the local drinks for a good price. We also ate, sharing several appetizers. The food was quite good but nothing stood... More 

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Additional Information about Fraunces Tavern Restaurant

Address: 54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004
Phone Number: (212) 968-1776
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: American, Continental

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