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The Phunky Elephant

1271 Bay St, Staten Island, NY 10305-3122
+1 718-448-4282
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“mac n cheese” (5 reviews)
“spring rolls” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
1271 Bay St, Staten Island, NY 10305-3122
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I could write about the food and the entertainment. I wish I could describe the ambiance and the service. However, I cannot because of the poor management in which our reservation was handled. A date was confirmed months in advance but at no...More

Thank jaauoc
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Burgers were out of this world and huge...I got the B3 Burger, which was the favorite in our party of four. The mac n cheese spring rolls are Amazing with a delicious homemade sauce...Barbecue sauce is uniquely different and we would buy it if sold...More

Thank Kidzmom05
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Always innovative and seasonal menus. Brunch is the best, 2 drinks included! Make sure to make reservations just in case, it gets busy here! Creative and fun cocktails. If sweet potato gnocchi is on the menu, order it!

Thank reneesN3522WS
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Burgers were sooooo good. Great service, food and outdoor dining. Sangria was very Delish as well. They don't skimp On the alcohol!

1  Thank DorothyZm
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My son took me here for dinner. He said I would really enjoy the food. He was right ! 😀 The food was delicious .. The service and the waitress was great! The atmosphere was very nice .. My recommendation for this establishment is to...More

1  Thank Cherie718
Reviewed August 7, 2016

Went into the place and it was really nice, Indoor or outdoor areas we both nice. Sat at a table 18.95 for two drinks per person along with a brunch selection. Tried the Bellini sangria and Bloody Mary..they were all good. Waiter was real nice...More

Thank Jaime O
Reviewed July 18, 2016

If you are skeptical about an "Apple Pie Burger" or a "Monkey Burger" with bananas, then stop reading. But if you have an open mind and really want some AMAZING taste combinations and craft beers, then The Phunky Elephant will not disappoint. About that Monkey...More

Thank shersgirls
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Went there few weeks ago for their brunch while the food was good but the music was too loud to our liking since we had our son with us. This time we went back for the happy hour and the prix fixe dinner on a...More

Thank QQKris
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Stopped in for brunch on a very rainy day. Front of the restaurant was empty but the back room had a party of about 50 people. We expected service would be slow but was pleasantly surprised to get our drinks and food in a timely...More

Thank Ann Marie D
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Started with Mac & Cheese Spring Rolls (3 incredibly large & tasty pieces). We shared the Beer Battered Fish & Chips which were nice & fluffy. I also ordered the Shrimp & Grits which were also very good, but couldn't beat the ones I had...More

1  Thank CocoCoppa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1271 Bay St, Staten Island, NY 10305-3122
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staten Island
  • Phone Number: +1 718-448-4282
Upscale American comfort food served by Rosebank's own Dominick Rappa, former chef/owner of Aesop's Tables and former executive chef of Rick's Cafe. Bringing the Gastropub concept to Staten Island with a Manhattan like ambiance...Join us for Happy Hour during the week, Live entertainment on the weekends.