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Pete's Tavern

#1,337 of 11,360 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Gramercy Park
Italian, American, International, Pub
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129 East 18th Street, New York City, NY 10003-2401
212-473-7676
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11:00 am - 2:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A historic New York drinking venue

A friendly pub with good food and craft beers. The decor is interesting with photos of stars who have visited over the years.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
SteveCullen84
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Heinola, Finland
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nothing is quite as relaxing as a well drawn pint and a great meal at Pete's. The fried chicken livers are wonderful option to the great New York cut steak. If the weather permits, stand at the bar until an outside table becomes available.

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Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Read a couple of reviews about this old-world place and it seems that mostly are lukewarm about its food. I agree with fellow reviewers. The food portions were large but nothing exceptionally wowed me. The Angry Orchard apple cider was diluted and my friend commented that the bottled version was much nicer. Bar was happening though.

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

mid-1800s bar, not remuddled, very cool, great bloody mary. O'Henry wrote here. You can feel the history oozing out of the black woodwork

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A friendly pub with good food and craft beers. The decor is interesting with photos of stars who have visited over the years.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Go on Tuesdays & get a delicious HUGE Prime rib (perfectly cooked to order) w/ a popover, garlic mashed potatoes veggie all for just $17.95. A great meal & an amazing price (bargain).

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is one of the oldest eateries in NYC, and fun to be in with a menu that covers all tastes. A wall of fame to enjoy while waiting to be seated at a booth or table, it is a fun place on Irving Place for a family or big group to enjoy lunch or dinner.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We walked over to it from our hotel and the drinks were drinks, the staff was nothing to write home about...but the atmosphere of the place...wow! The bar is darkened but once your eyes adjust you see the walls are covered with pictures of celebrities who have visited. The marble steps going up from the basement restrooms are so thin... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It's an old fashioned saloon with a busy, noisy bar and a quieter restaurant in the back serving very dependable burgers, sandwiches, Italian classics and good salads. Informal and easy going.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you don't want a drink they will let you walk through, just about any one famous has had a drink here there is so much on the walls you have to have a drink to take it in

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Pete's Tavern is tucked away at the intersection of Irving Place and East 18th Street, between the elegance of Grammercy Park and the bustle of 14th Street. It's glorious 19th century style is based on dark carved wood, tiled floors and mirrors, with mementoes of the fabled short story writer O'Henry. The place is stunningly decorated in the Christmas season.... More 

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Additional Information about Pete's Tavern

Address: 129 East 18th Street, New York City, NY 10003-2401
Phone Number: 212-473-7676
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Gramercy Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Average Prices: USD $20 to $40
Cuisine: Italian, American, International, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 129 East 18th Street, New York City, NY 10003-2401
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Gramercy Park
  • Neighborhood: Gramercy Park
  • Phone Number: 212-473-7676

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20 to $40
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, International, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?