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Garage Restaurant and Cafe

99 7th Avenue South, New York City, NY 10014 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #2,973 of 11,692 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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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

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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New Orleans, Louisiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Food was great, we had the steak, and the music was great. Our Bartender was very friendly and helpful. We almost didn't stay because the waitress led us to a crummy very small table and wouldn't allow us to sit at a four top. We were on our way out the door when we spotted two seats at the bar-... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After having made a pilgrimage to The Stonewall Inn, we found ourselves hungry, and ready for an unplanned dinner. Down the street, after asking some locals, we found Garage. Garage was a pleasing discovery. They have jazz 7 nights a week. The night we were there they had a jazz orchestra called The Howard Miller Orchestra. The music was amazing,... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by previous visitors to NY. However, after reading the latest reviews on here we weren't sure whether to try it or not.... I'm so glad we did. What a great place. Great atmosphere, great service, great jazz but most importantly, great food. We're not easily impressed with restaurant food, it has to be really... More

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New York City, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went to Garage hoping for a nice brunch experience. I have been there on several occasions and it's always entertaining to sit back and listen to the live music and colorful characters. Since it's summer in NYC we opted for an outside table. The place wasn't busy at all with only 2 other tables outside. We did the unlimited drink... More

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new york
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Came here for brunch with friends and it was a terrible experience. The jazz music is ok and relaxing I guess.. We came after the brunch rush 3pm. We were seated right next to the kitchen and were able to see the kitchen flow. We had no problems ordering our food. but i guess our waiter totally forgot about us.... More

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New York City, New York
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92 reviews 92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went there today for some Saturday brunch. Place was still Halloween like decorated, which was pretty nice. Jazz music was good and not too loud. Food was OK (unfortunately too cold) but reasonably prized. We were a group of eight and all of us had different dishes. Service was a bit slow, but this didn't bother us. Would come back.... More

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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

After reading a review in the NY Times for 10 hot spots for brunch with unlimited drinks; I narrowed down the choices to Garage in the village. Sunday Brunch October 26th at 11:30. First the good stuff: We were seated promptly(actually an hour earlier than our reservations and the place was busy) in a great table upstairs overlooking the band... More

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Fort Lauderdale
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80 reviews 80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Weekend Brunch at 11:00 AM in October 2014 with 6 friends. Despite 11:30 reservation, we were seated earlier, perhaps somewhat grudgingly, as if we were an inconvenience (the place was completely empty). Overall, main reason for poor rating: Value of meal is well below price paid. Cons: Bagel (in New York City!) of inferior quality (frozen/microwaved, NOT fresh!), tiny size... 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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