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Brendan's Bar & Grill

42 West 35th Street, New York City, NY 10001 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #597 of 11,378 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Irish, Bar
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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
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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272 reviews from our community

84% Recommend
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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Food was really good , really enjoed the service staff were very friendly and helpful.decor old fashioned in a good way, reminded me of old time restaurants

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Dublin, Ireland
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Really worth a visit to see the architecture of the building alone - good bar with nice atmosphere - not too noisy unlike a lot of Irish bars nearby - restaurant is very nice - white linen table cloths and very good food - turnip mash was to die for

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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We were there for dinner. Food was ok but not more. We had the Steak. Location is nice and service ok. There are better places and food for Same price.

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East Kilbride, Nr Glasgow
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Good choice and service excellent. Used twice out of the four evenings that we spent in New York. Across road from our hotel, so location was excellent also.

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We ended up eating here twice. The martinis are great and so is the food. We had the fish and chips, scallops, steak, and Italian brushetta, we enjoyed them all. Clare K was great

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Little Rock, Arkansas
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

It WAS quite late, but the hostess assured that the kitchen was open for another hour, so we stayed. Though the menu was limited, the offerings were agreeable, so we ordered food to go along with our glasses of wine. The food took an eternity to arrive. While it was hot and fresh, our order was slightly incorrect. We acquiesced... More

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DeLand, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We chose this restaurant after a day of traveling to get to New York. It was connected to our hotel. Very nice restaurant but casual. I am gluten free so it is always a little difficult going out to eat. But our waitress and the chef was very familiar with my allergy and took great care of me. The Shepherd's... More

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Barry, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

After a tiring day travelling, Brendan's was the natural choice for an evening meal and a few cocktails. The cosmopolitans were the best I have ever tried and the cheese burger was tender and cooked just as I requested. The staff are pleasant and very helpful.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I was here with my boyfriend on a monday. The bar upfront was busy and loud, but we immidiatly got seated in the restaurant. I ordered lamb chops and my bf the ribeye. Both meals were of excellent quality and cooked perfectly as ordered. The food also got served really quick, and the staff was attentive and polite. All in... More

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Fantastic steak and a competitive price. Great service in a truly beautiful building. Couldn't find a fault.

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