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Half King

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505 W. 23rd St., New York City, NY 10011
+1 212-462-4300
Website
Today
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
good late night watering hole

Went for late night post party continuation. A real neighborhood place. Friendly. Thanks for changing the tv channel.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
Robert G
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harrison, United States
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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harrison, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Went for late night post party continuation. A real neighborhood place. Friendly. Thanks for changing the tv channel.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

It was my husbands first trip to NYC over christmas 2014 and was keen to visit the High Lines - we were feeling a bit hungry so took a de-tour and stumbled unto Half King - what a nice little place! We were greeted straight away and taken to a table, very clean and looked so pretty with the lights... More 

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New York City, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I came upon this restaurant because I happen to be visiting the High lines. I am a native new yorker and this was my first visit to the Highlines with that being said, I was hungry and got off on 23rd street and there was The Half King it kinda looked like a pub restaurant, I decided to check it... More 

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Cala'n Porter, Spain
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166 reviews 166 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

When in NYC we get taken to lots of places and have been to this establishment on two occasions and the first was mediocre but decided everybody deserves a second chance and I only wish we had not bothered as we paid a lot of money for pub grub and it advertises itself as a restaurant. I don't want to... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Although Half King pre-existed the Highline, it’s a good spot for visitors of that attraction to have a beer and burger, or something else equally as comforting on the menu. I stopped here with out of town guests for a brew. We shared an order of sliders (5) and fries and relaxed in the garden enjoying the warm fall weather.... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Walking from the subway to the (over-rated) Art Gallery District we were overcome by the need for a drink and a rest. Lo and behold we were right in front of The Half King. So we popped in. Nothing fancy. Seems like a neighbourhood bar. The usual beers plus a dozen small brewery brands. $5 happy hour beers. The real... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Great burgers, including Buffalo and Antelope! Good selection of draft beer. Outdoor patio on the street and more privately out back. Nice bar area. Several different rooms. Good atmosphere. Very reasonable prices for Manhattan and for the location. I will return!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Having just eaten there tonight have to say the food and service was shocking. if the staff don't enjoy their jobs please consider a career change. food I ordered was out of a ready made meal pack. Place should be avoided at all costs.Atmosphere zero. JD and coke $11 in the smallest glass I have had a drink in NYC.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Good service, great beer selection, pretty good food. Became our place to hang out in the week we spent in Chelsea! Open late!

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Huntington, New York
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142 reviews 142 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a great neighborhood place for food and drink! Many hockey players walk over from Chelsea Piers after their games and it's often a festive atmosphere- this is definitely more of a bar than restaurant, yet they have a pretty diverse menu with many healthy offerings....salads and sandwiches/wraps are really good as are their burgers....great variety of brews on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 505 W. 23rd St., New York City, NY 10011
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-462-4300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: Irish
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?