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Fraunces Tavern Restaurant

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Financial District
American, International, Pub
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54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004 (Broad St.)
(212) 968-1776
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Reservations
Description: The Porterhouse Brewing Co. at Fraunces Tavern, is located in one of the...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing Setting, VG Food, slow Service

We went to Fraunces Tavern for a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner. There are many rooms in the tavern including an Irish bar. There was a room reserved for the party, and all were awed by the historical atmosphere. The cocktail hour went very well with an open bar and servers continually passing food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We went to Fraunces Tavern for a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner. There are many rooms in the tavern including an Irish bar. There was a room reserved for the party, and all were awed by the historical atmosphere. The cocktail hour went very well with an open bar and servers continually passing food. The dinner choices included flat iron steak, chicken... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

food was good when received. took over 45 min. to get dinner served. museum closes at 5 pm. great bar with great whiskey and beer selection. service not the best . very historic place

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We just happened to see this bar one day and one in our group recalled seeing it on a map and thought it must be like a historical marker, because why else would it have been on a city map? So we went in. What a great decision, we each had a couple of flights of delicious beer! (great deal... More 

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pnjaban
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

You don't come here for the food. Lots of cozy different bars to drink and hang out, and amazing historical floors, art, paintings and murals from the Revolutionary War era make this worth a visit.

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Bay Village
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Location is said to be where George Washington said goodbye to his troops. We were told it is the oldest bar in the US. Loved the ambiance and nostalgia. Food was very good.

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St. Louis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

George Washington said goodbye to his officers on this spot and this restaurant conveys this important event in American History well. What we did not expect was the good food. A remarkable combination. Much of American history is here and nearby.

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Co Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Chose this from a guide book recommendation and not disappointed. Beautiful building. We ate in the restaurant, but the bar area looked lovely to eat in too. Gorgeous interior with stone fireplace. Very comfortable. Waiting staff excellent. Had a lovely meal and delicious glass of wine. Very relaxing.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

its pretty neat to sit here and imagine federalists or dutch settlers eating, the food itself is fairly unremarkable steakhouse fare. the service was excellent however. When i went the back area was closed, but just walking around the building is pretty fascinating. don't think they have much of a happy hour.

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Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The Porterhouse Brewing Co. from Bray and Dublin Ireland plus a location in London brews some great beers and they are now partnering with Fraunces Tavern. Stop in for a few after dinner pints and rather enjoyed myself. I love the portions/aspects of the tavern that they have tried to preserve from the Colonial Era but appreciate all the modern... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Frances Tavern was around when George Washington was in New York. I would rather have ordered the stone cooked filet but, being on a diet opted for the free range chicken, an order of roasted cauliflower, and a grilled octopus appetizer. All were cooked to perfection. Soda bread is served to the table. A large selection of beverage alcohol is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004
    (Broad St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: (212) 968-1776

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: American, International, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

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.
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

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