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Playwright Irish Pub


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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The Sampler
Wings / fingers / mozzarella sticks / potato skins
Dozen Chicken Wings
Double fried / sticky hot sauce / garlic chips
Mozzarella Sticks
Parmesan & polenta crusted / classic marinara
Chicken Fingers
Choice of homemade honey mustard or BBQ
Polenta Crusted Fried Calamari
Lime / capers / parsley mayo
Goat’s Cheese & Shallot Flat Bread
Frisee / light truffle / roasted shallots / arugula / shaved hazelnuts
Kobe Beef Meatballs
Roasted tomato broth / torn oregano
Corn Nachos
Chilli con carne / cajun spices / cheddar cheese / jalepenos / salsa / house guacamole / cilantro sour cream
Jumbo Shrimp
Roasted in garlic & fresh parsley / crunchy toast
The Potato Skin
Fluffy potato / smoked pork belly / montgomery cheddar / sour cream
Sweet Corn Veloute
Sweet corn cream / salty watercress / garlic baguette / basil butter
Classic French Onion
Garlic cruts / gruyere cheese
Hand Cut Fries
Parmesan Sumo Fries / Truffle Mayo
Pesto Fries
Mashed Potato
Creamed Spinach
Hand Dipped Onion Rings
Home Made Potato Chips
Chicken Club
Bacon / lettuce / tomato / mayo
Chicken Parm
Marinara / parmesan / basil
Chipotle Chicken Sandwich
Avocado / lettuce / tomato / chipotle mayo / roasted red pepper
The Original BLT
Bacon / crispy lettuce / garlic mayo
Philly Cheese Steak Panini
Caramelized onions / filet mignon / mustard aioli
Capressi Panini
Fresh mozzarella / chunky pesto / fresh tomato / olive oil
Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Bleu cheese / lettuce / caramelized onion / angel hair celery
Chicken $+2.00
Steak $+4.00
Gruyere / cheddar / swiss / red onion / jalepenos / marinara
Fish & Chips
Fresh cod / yeast & ale tempura / country style fries / thick tartar sauce
Pan Seared Salmon
White‎ wine poached little neck clams / braised leeks / baby potatoes / caper and sherry vinegar butter
16Oz Cowboy Rib
Salty watercress / roasted heirloom tomato / shoestring fries / sauce au poivre
Organic Chicken
Duck‎ fat roasted baby potatoes / smoked bacon lardon / forest mushrooms / pearl onions / fresh herbs
Bangers & Mash
Confit garlic mash / caramelized onions / red wine jus
Chicken Pot Pie
Free range chicken / smoked pancetta / thyme & garlic cream / peas / broad beans / fresh herbs / pastry puff
Beef & Guinness Pie
Braised daube of beef / parmesan mash / natural jus
Shepherd’S Pie
Braised lamb / natural jus / mash / chunk of sour dough bread
Baby Macaroni
Garlic cream / flaked chicken wing meat / parma ham / parsley bread crumbs / little grape mustard on crutes
Located in the heart of New York City, Playwright Irish Pub proves not only to be a sports fan's paradise with 54 large HD t.v.'s on both floors with tv's at each booth, but also a great venue to hold amazing parties. Whether it be a small gathering or a large dinner party, the Playwright will satisfy. The Playwright boasts 2 full bars, a large dining room and a lounge area. Playwright Irish Pub NYC, Sports Bars in NYC, Sports bars in New York City. Happy Hour is Monday to Friday, 4pm-8pm; $6 select drinks.
$15 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to NYC for a few days and I just knew I had to go into one of the many “Irish Pubs” all around. This pub is a fun atmosphere filled with a lot of great drinks. I didn’t try any of the food but...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ksmith12171997
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub, really welcoming. Had great local beers and fab food,served with a smile by the lovely Olivia. Hope to come back some day.😊

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Annies150
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately had chicken wings and they tasted like they had been reheated, not fresh. Expensive!!!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lewis W
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in for some drinks and snacks before a show and we really liked the bar. A good mix of locals and tourists. Good service too. We will return.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SuiteAsOuzo
Reviewed January 26, 2019

Stopped in for a bite and brew to a very crowded pub. The crowd was all in good spirit and only added to the atmosphere of an Irish pub. The food quality was average for a pub but the portions were generous. The service was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rick K
Reviewed December 25, 2018

Ordered the Playwright burger that was supposed to have avocado and spicy aioli, ended up with a plain cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, and onion. Food was delivered quickly, so that’s a plus, but when I asked the waitress “didn’t I have the Playwright with avocado”...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank clcook2
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Best food. Best drinks. Reasonable prices. Great atmosphere. Friendly staff. Loved the strawbellini.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 914RachelC
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Was looking for a good burger and the Playwrite served one. With great fried. I had a Blue Cheese burger which was cooked perfectly. Hand patted. Good gin and tonic. We dined early as the bar was filling up before the Dallas Cowboys vs Saints...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Exploration728326
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Called in here having originally visited a few years ago. Friendly atmosphere. Good priced drinks and a very enjoyable few hours had by our party. Good way to spend an afternoon. !!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dontparkatno14
Reviewed November 19, 2018

I love their happy hour. Their prices are really reasonable, and their food is terrific. I love their bbq wings and nachos! I work around the area, so I always try to come here with my coworkers after a stressful day at work. I forget...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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November 21, 2017|
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Response from playwrightirishpuba | Property representative |
Sorry we are closed on Christmas Day . Enjoy your holidays
May 24, 2017|
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Response from MrTInThePlaceToBe | Reviewed this property |
They allow cool 13-year-olds in the place! Cannot speak for the others.
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