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Brendan's Bar & Grill

42 West 35th Street, New York City, NY 10001 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #661 of 11,584 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $25
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Irish, Bar
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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86 reviews 86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

A good and hearty meal any time of the day in a beautiful former lobby of an old Irish Hotel. Very pleasant atmosphere, not too noisy, and good service and value.

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South Florida
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103 reviews 103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We stopped by while waiting for our room to be available at our hotel. Looked a little stuffy at first but the friendly bartender eased my concerns. The mushroom soup was amazing and the rest of the food was very good.

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Stayed in Hotel 35 next door - had breakfast there as part of the room rate! Basic food (scrambled egg tasted suspiciously of dried egg) and indifferent service. You would think they would make some effort with hotel guests who may potentially pay to eat in their restaurant. My recommendation is to go across the road to the excellent pizza... More

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very enjoyable meal - we had the angus steak, cooked to perfection. Service was excellent and the atmosphere was wonderful with soft lightening and a bit upscale.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The food was very good. Nice atmosphere. Beautiful architecture inside. I had the sea bass and it was delicious.

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Southbury, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have eaten at Brendan's over 20 times during the past 3 years, at least once each trip to the city. Location is a two minute walk from Herald Square, beautiful high-ceiling bar, even higher in the back restaurant section. Service is friendly, fast, helpful. Generous drinks, fair pricing. Flatbreads are excellent, the shrimp pasta is surprisingly tasty, the crab... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We went in on a busy day of sightseeing while in New York on holiday. The service from the second we walked in was excellent. Very fast & efficient. We were seated below the staircase downstairs. Very quiet and private. The Restaurant was really busy & we were seated immediately. Drinks arrived within a couple of minutes. The food was... More

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N.W. England
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant bar was once an old hotel, but has been sympathetically refurbished and re-designed as an Irish American bar, retaining some of the old features of the hotel. The food was great and unlike some reviews, the service was very good. We travel to NYC regularly and this is one restaurant we will be visiting again.

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Wales, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is a lovely building, with a real old Irish pub feel, but on a grander scale. The service was good and the food was really yummy. Right across the road from the Hilton Garden Inn on West 35th, so really convenient for us.

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Dallas, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

All 4 of us got some type of burgers for lunch. Delicious! That about sums up the review. Prices aren't bad, service could of been better. Food won't let you down!

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