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21 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-6101 (Manhattan)
212-582-7200
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Ranked #464 of 11,776 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $90
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Continental
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Between 5th and 6th Avenues
Transit: 1/9 to 50th Street/Broadway E/V to 53rd Street/Fifth Avenue B/D/R to Rockefeller Center
Description: 21 Club is located in midtown Manhattan near the Broadway theatre district, as well as many of NYC's leading hotels and top sights. The watering hole of celebrities, captains of industry, and world leaders, the Bar Room at 21 is also renowned for its 'toy' collection of colourful sports memorabilia and corporate logo items. Experience the finest traditional American cuisine on the a la carte and prix fixe menus, accompanied by a Grand Award-winning wine list and discreetly attentive service. Acclaimed as one of the most romantic places to enjoy dinner in New York City, Upstairs at '21' offers a $70 three-course prix fixe menu. This elegant 32-seat restaurant is perfect for enjoying inspired American cuisine in an exquisite salon-like setting framed by vivid murals of four New York landmarks.
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Cumming, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Being such a historic restaurant we chose the 21 Club as the first of our three nights of dinners in NYC. The room is visually interesting with the toys decorating the ceiling and kind of fun thinking about all of the famous people that have been there over the years as well as the movies filmed in the restaurant. The... More 

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Epping, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

My wife and I entered the 21 Club to enquire about dining. Unfortunately they were fully booked however we enjoyed a couple of very nice Gin & Tonics and a glass of wine in a very sociable and friendly environment. The batman Eddie was 1st class in his assistance and potted history of the premises. On top of that we... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Good Decoration... Good Bar.... Frank Sinatra Table :-) Reservation system is not working, stay 40 minutes more than scheduled...

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London, UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This former Speakeasy is a very interesting lunch or dinner location, serving classics such as New York cheesecake in a fascinating setting. The restaurant is decorated with lots of hanging memorabilia donated by guests over the years, and the waiters can chat to you about the significance of all the pieces. There have been many famous diners at 21, and... More 

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Monroe, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Our experience could not have been better. My filet was cooked exactly as I ordered it and it was rather large. The bearnaise sauce was excellent. We had a bottle of wine and the waiter made sure our glasses were not empty. I love the decor and all of the restaurant personnel were very attentive and pleasant. This was not... More 

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Nivelles, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Orginally booked an evening there, they called me a few weeks in advance to say the whole room had been booked for a special occasion and my booking no longer stood. However to soften the blow, they offered 50$ voucher and the chance to book another time suitable for us.As we were on vacation for 1 week, we didnt really... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Okay, it is not the greatest food in the world. And the bar would be considered tacky just about anywhere else with all the stuff hanging from the ceiling. But, hey, this is THE 21. It had its origins as a speakeasy, a bar. For gentleman. It is not some dive, they have standards. Some years ago they messed with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Our group of 4 are not celebrities but were made to feel very welcome and really enjoyed our pre theatre dinner. Great atmosphere, superb service and the food was excellent. If you would like a true NYC experience as part of your Broadway show evening then book '21' You'll love it

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Incredible! In 2014... Almost incredible. I've just leave (or jumped out from) the hall of the restaurant wearing my brand new sneakers (produced by a top luxury brand) I was the first of 10 friends and we asked a table to enjoy our meal at 21's. The associated at the reception do not accept us because of my sneakers... "Never... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

From start to finish, this was an awesome experience. We were going to see Hedwig and the Angry Inch in Broadway and I wanted to find a memorable place to have dinner. And memorable it was! The outdoor decor is unique with its cast iron jockeys greeting us as we walked in. The bar area screamed all money and it... More 

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Additional Information about '21'

Address: 21 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-6101
Phone Number: 212-582-7200
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 90
Cuisine: American, Continental

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