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Pete's Tavern

#1,217 of 11,899 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Gramercy Park
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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/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Most recent review
Great historical place to have a few drinks

The inside of this place has so much that is original to the building....tin ceiling, the bar, light fixtures. Very cool to belly up to a bar that was in operation before the Civil War ended! Drinks were great and the service spot-on.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Kcalvetti
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Springfield, Illinois
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Springfield, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The inside of this place has so much that is original to the building....tin ceiling, the bar, light fixtures. Very cool to belly up to a bar that was in operation before the Civil War ended! Drinks were great and the service spot-on.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great little pub, just few steps from Hotel 17 where we stayed. Recommended by older lady we met at Lord & Taylor department store, our New York angel - she shared her 20% saving coupon with us, as I was buying my wife a coat. We don't know her name, but we're paying it forward! Pete's Tavern didn't disappoint, apparently... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Along with my husband and two friends we had a delightful and delicious brunch at this historic tavern. The brunch menu is varied enough for both those who prefer some lunch items or breakfast items. The mimosa and Bloody Mary were generous and perfect for the time of day. Our food selections ranged from omelets to steak and eggs and... More 

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New Jersey
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109 reviews 109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Quaint little tavern with rotating menu. I have eaten there several times, and some of the dishes can be hit or miss, to be honest, but service has always been steadily good. Servers can take their sweet time if they run into someone they know (happens often) but they will make sure you get what you ordered in a timely... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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231 reviews 231 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Came to NYC just to spend NYE with great friends. All inclusive evening with open bar, dinner choice and breakfast. Service was fabulous and the owner greeted us at the door. The food was delicious. We had salmon and prime rib. DJ played a nice mix of tunes from the 70s up to hip hop. This is mostly an under... More 

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

My Wife and I visited Pete`s Tavern twice on a recent week long trip to New York.What a great place with great service and great food and atmosphere.The pastrami sandwiches are to die for.We will certainly return on our next trip to New York

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

An ideal place for an informal, work colleague lunch. Good variety on the menu for this pub. Prices were reasonable. I would recommend the soups to begin with. Burgers and sandwiches met expectation. The serving staff were pleasant and efficient. Well worth a visit.

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Portland, Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food was great and the atmosphere even better. We ate outside on a nice evening. The tavern is located in a more residential area so there wasn't the traffic and exhaust to deal with which made the meal even more enjoyable. Seeing all the photos of the celebrities that have eaten there was fun. The bar was super crowded... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Big fan of this local Gramercy Park pub. Weekly to Monthly visits as a local. Lunch is a great deal.

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Connecticut
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183 reviews 183 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We eat here about four to six times a year. The food is very good, burgers are excellent and the service is quick and professional. The only off-note is the 'Caesar Salad' it is just lettuce and croutons with a very light oil and vinegar dressing, not really a Caesar. Because of the salad I am only rating it overall... More 

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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 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Italian, Continental

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