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Pete's Tavern

#1,490 of 11,432 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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 66
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    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 6
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great lunch specials treat atmosphere

The lunch specials are always a great choice. I've been here almost everyday for the last couple of weeks enjoying the restaurant week lunch special. They do have a good happy hour and dinner menu as well. The atmosphere inside and out is fantastic. Nice quite spot outside in the city. Lots to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Last time I came here I did not eat. The beer was great. This time I had scallops and duck as well as beer. They were excellent- so I can thoroughly recommend this bar. Look at the photos on the walls - lots of famous people have been here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The lunch specials are always a great choice. I've been here almost everyday for the last couple of weeks enjoying the restaurant week lunch special. They do have a good happy hour and dinner menu as well. The atmosphere inside and out is fantastic. Nice quite spot outside in the city. Lots to enjoy!

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Oh my God. I hadn't been here for food in 20 years and I was reminded why. My wife and I thought we would have a bite in Gramercy Park and we had a huge lapse in judgement in sitting down to order. We had the Mushroom and Artichoke Heart Frittata. Yuck! My wife ordered a glass of apple cider.... More 

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Heinola, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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