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Playwright Tavern & Restaurant

202 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-6810 (Manhattan)
212-262-9229
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Ranked #1,573 of 11,840 Restaurants in New York City
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood:
Midtown
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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LaGrange
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Stopped by in the rain. Ate upstairs near the window and enjoyed a great eggs Benedict with Irish bacon and fries. You get a free Mimosa or Bloody Mary. The second one is on you. The waitress provided great unhurried service, real Irish lady. Great atmosphere and would definitely make this a steady visit if I lived in New York.

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NYCRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Playwright Tavern & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We are pleased you enjoyed your experience and hope to serve you again soon. To next time, Playwright Tavern Management More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

After seeing a Broadway play we wanted to have dinner before returning home to LI. On New Years Eve eve the city was overrun with crowds and when we tried to get seating at the Playwright Tavern we were initially told that there was about an hour wait. We left as the kids were hungry and not sure if we... More 

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NYCRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Playwright Tavern & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your your thoughtful review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and hope you will visit us again the next time you're in NYC! Cheers, Playwright Tavern Management More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

After a long days travel arrived in New York and hit the streets to see the sights and garb some food. On probably one of the busiest shopping nights of the year we found ourselves in this place. We had to wait around twenty minutes for a table which would be as expected and kept seeing the mouth watering plates... More 

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NYCRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Playwright Tavern & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about us! We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and hope to serve you again soon! To next time, Playwright Tavern Management More 

ROME
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

After visiting Time Square we were looking for a nice place to eat. Walking down from Time Square, we spotted this place. The doorman Danny took very good care of us. The restaurant is quite big and very popular. My wife ordered the Chicken Penne & Vodka and I ordered the Shepherd's Pie with sirloin, and we had known it... More 

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NYCRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Playwright Tavern & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback! We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and hope you will visit us again the next time you're in NYC! Cheers, Playwright Tavern Management More 

Solon, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We frequented the Playwright Tavern a couple times on our visit to NYC, because the service and staff were outstanding! Great, fun atmosphere. Danny took good care of us!

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NYCRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Playwright Tavern & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience with us! We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and will tell Danny to keep up the great work. Cheers, Playwright Tavern Management More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Popped in for a quick beer, ended up staying longer as the atmosphere was so good. Staff were really friendly and the service was excellent. We were looked after by Danny who is an absolute legend, we were looking for some authentic Italian pizza and he sent us to the best pizza place in New York.

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NYCRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Playwright Tavern & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with us! We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and will let Danny know to keep up the great work. Cheers, Playwright Tavern Management More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Had a wonderful, non-traditional Thanksgiving dinner at Playwright's tonight. Mom had the delicious Pork Osso Bucco and I had yummy Fish & Chips. We also shared the BEST stuffed mushrooms I've had in a long-long time. Oh, and get the chef's goat cheese and cranberries salad! It was devine! Tell Danny Dierdre sent ya!

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NYCRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Playwright Tavern & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and hope you will join us again the next time you're in NYC. We will letDanny know you said hello! Cheers, Playwright Tavern Management More 

Drogheda, Ireland
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great buzz in this bar, we were upstairs as downstairs was packed to the rafters. Views down the street of a busy New York evening. Happy hour runs for a few hours each evening & does offer great value for money. We got 3 appetiser plates to share before going to the Ambassador Theatre which is just 5 mins walk... More 

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NYCRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Playwright Tavern & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. We sincerely apologize for your experience and can ensure you we do not use microwaves to heat up or cook our food. All the food is made to order. We would like to make it up to you- please send your contact information to playact1@aol.com to reconnect. Warmly, Playwright Tavern Management More 

Hamburg, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We visited this pub with a bunch of students and Danny made sure that we got a good table in the restaurant. It is a good place to have a rest after having visited the crowded Times Square. We came back two other nights to enjoy the nice atmosphere. They have a nice variety of beer.

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NYCRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Playwright Tavern & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review about us. We will make sure to let Danny know to keep up the great work and hope to see you the next time you're in NYC! Cheer, Playwright Tavern Management More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Poor food quality, expensive a tip was added by waiter to our bill before we could decide what we wanted to pay.

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NYCRestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at Playwright Tavern & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We would like to reconnect on your experience with us and discuss further. Please send your contact information to playact1@aol.com. Warmly, Playwright Tavern Management More 

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Additional Information about Playwright Tavern & Restaurant

Address: 202 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-6810
Phone Number: 212-262-9229
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Cuisine: American

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