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Garage Restaurant and Cafe

99 7th Avenue South, New York City, NY 10014 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #2,954 of 11,866 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $30 - $80
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Eclectic, International
West Village
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Christopher St
Transit: Take the # 1 train to Christopher street and we are on the corner of Christopher and 7th or take the A,B,C,D,E,F to west 4th street and walk two blocks
Description: What used to be a garage in the 20's is now a casual American restaurant famous for its live Jazz & late night meals. Out-of-towners & locals alike dive into the a la carte dinners & Prix Fixe Brunches while watching the show. In the summer, the outdoor cafe is an airy spot for micro-brewed beers, raw bar selections & a wide range of fresh seafood & grilled steaks. In the winter, tables around the stone fireplace warm crowds.
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Cork, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A great venue. Great music. The food and service were excellent. My first visit here and would definitely come back... Don't like anonymous comments, well done The Garage... Gerard Allen

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Only one visit recently for lunch, but menu of burgers and salads was well executed, atmosphere and service good. If you're looking for music, it's a good bet evenings. Otherwise, a reliable place for pub lunch, near the Christopher St. subway.

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Clemson, South Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We had the Christmas brunch. For $30 apiece, pretty good. The $10 minosas, not so much. The host was curt, and almost inattentive. Waiter did a good job, and the jazz was very good.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We had looked at all the reviews on here before we booked but really wanted to go to a place with live music on Christmas day. We arrived 5 minutes before our reserved time (7.30pm) and stood in a queue for at least 20 ,minutes without being acknowledged. The guy who was seating people kept walking up to the podium... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We went for the jazz, which was terrific, but were unexpectedly wowed by the food. The calamari appetizer was one of the best I've dad, and was large enough to feed four people. We both had salads as our entree, and they were excellent. I had the Roasted Butternut Squash, and my wife had the Pear salads, which were incredibly... More 

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87 reviews 87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

6 of us had flown to New York for the weekend and we decided to try this restaurant. The waitress took our order for cocktails and the service was painfully slow. After ordering our dinner the true wait began. The restaurant was not busy so after about an hour I asked the waitress about our food. 10 minutes later an... More 

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228 reviews 228 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Ugh we ate South too much cute place the staff were forgettable venue was confusing hate a pianist when I'm eating no desert

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stumbled upon this little gem walking back from another live jazz club which we had to pay for. Although the previous one was superb we couldn't believe our luck as the NYC Jazz Symphony Orchestra was playing [some 20+ instruments], and after a Japanese pianist who was equally sublime. It is difficult to describe the atmosphere in words but... More 

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The jazz brunch is great; mimosas, food, etc. Don't sit too close to the jazz band if you expect to carry a conversation. The staff was great and they didn't rush you out. It gets busy so make reservations and get there early.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This place is very cozy and has great jazz music with some personal fun touch (musicians interact with guests). The service is great and if you can sit near the fireplace it is nice and warm. Great for friends and couples. I also enjoyed the fact that it is not in the middle of the crazy downtown and times square.... More 

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Additional Information about Garage Restaurant and Cafe

Address: 99 7th Avenue South, New York City, NY 10014
Phone Number: 212-645-0600
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 80
Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Eclectic, International

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