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Pete's Tavern

#1,490 of 12,022 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Gramercy Park
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129 East 18th Street, New York City, NY 10003-2401
11:00 am - 2:30 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Neighborhood pub. Feel the History

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
Joseph C
via mobile
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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263 reviews 263 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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
86 helpful votes 86 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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58 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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32 reviews 32 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 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

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

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144 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

O Henry wrote his famous "The Gift of the Magi" here. Photo of the owner and staff with lots of famous people on the walls. Food is excellent and the waiter did all he could to make sure we were well served. A popular place, it is a bit tight in there with as many tables as they could possibly... 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, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
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?