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Frying Pan

#1,439 of 11,910 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
Chelsea
American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Bar
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Pier 66 / 207 12th Ave, New York City, NY 10037-2420
+1 212-989-6363
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing Place: Food is "Good" but Its the View and Location

We took a bike tour down the west side and stopped at the Frying Pan for lunch. A very unique place. Strongly recommend it. If you like the show BlackList - they filmed some there. You can recognize the location. Like I said Food ok... its the location that sells it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Huisking
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NY
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Late Night
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NY
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91 reviews 91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We took a bike tour down the west side and stopped at the Frying Pan for lunch. A very unique place. Strongly recommend it. If you like the show BlackList - they filmed some there. You can recognize the location. Like I said Food ok... its the location that sells it.

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Lille, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a great place to chill with your friends on sunny days ! It gets a bit chilly in the evening, but honestly, who cares when you can have an iced bucket of Coronas and your friends to share it ;) Great scene for live performances by the way.

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The food here is alright—standard burgers, chicken, and beer—but who really cares when you're on a boat with the beautiful panoramic views. You pick up your food from a counter, which actually ends being a good thing, since there aren't any waitstaff to rush you out. However, this means that turnover is low on an already limited-capacity boat. It's best... More 

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New Brunswick
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was on my list to dine at during my first visit to NYC, however never made it, so we tried really hard this time. I was a bit confused whether or not I had the right restaurant, as it's when walking up to it, its apparently called "Pier 63" with that name on a Frying Pan. I had to... More 

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Winter Garden, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We had lunch on the barge as soon as we arrived in NYC. We took a nice stroll down manhattan pier from our hotel in Hell's Kitchen and found Frying Pan on the barge boat at pier 63. Really great place! So relaxing, a good atmosphere with a good amount of people enjoying a drink and food in the sun.... More 

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Mount Victoria, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Wasn't sure what we were getting into coming here. It was planned for us by a friend. I heard that it was a boat. Got there and it is more like a barge, decked into a bar/lounge. It was pretty cool. Music was good. Heard that they have a DJ sometimes. Liked the view, even though it was mostly of... More 

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NJ
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486 reviews 486 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is very casual where you order your own food and drinks at central area, pick up your food at another bar area and have to search for a table and chairs. We ordered mussels, calamari and fries. Even though we picked the food up right away it was cold and tasted like it was cooked fifteen minutes ago.... More 

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Boston
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107 reviews 107 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

After a water tour.. this place is a nice walk down the dock. They have lots of outdoor seating and the views are decent but what shines here is the local atmosphere, the friendly staff and the food. Yes it is unusual to find a staff at a restaurant where the people are actually happy and seem to enjoy their... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I usually come here on a week day after work, but the last time I came here was on a Saturday. Usually after work I have to wait a long time on line, I think they only allow a certain amount of people on the boat at a time so you have to wait for people to come off in... More 

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Bloomingdale
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great place for a drink and a snack. You're on a railroad barge with and old train, a water boat that you can climb up on and sit at the top with a cocktail and just chill out. Loved it, great find. Lot's of places to sit, large bar, good sea-food, places is wild. Fun time was had by all,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pier 66 / 207 12th Ave, New York City, NY 10037-2420
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-989-6363

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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