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Playwright Irish Pub

27 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2247
+1 212-268-8868
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“burger” (50 reviews)
“shepard's pie” (6 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
27 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2247
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to stop by for a quick brunch prior to a matinee. What a pleasant surprise, I had the omelette which included potatoes, toast and a mimosa! Matthew our server was friendly and attentive.

Thank Peggy675
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this bar a few times during our stay as it was a few doors down from our hotel. It was a typical sports bar serving many different beers and good American snacks..... the buffalo wings were fantastic! The ambiance was relaxing and friendly....More

Thank 612brianj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us went for a meal last Friday night. We each ordered a main course but just two starters to share initially. But the kitchen made an error and all the food arrived at the same time. After getting our meals, we were never...More

Thank gruaigrua101
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We went to the Playwright because it was a few doors down from our hotel. It was pretty early for dinner (~5pm) and not very busy. We sat at a table that was under the stairs which turned out to be pretty dark - should...More

Thank MaineTraveler2017
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch since they offer a drink and lunch for $14. Great variety of dishes and beer wine or soda. Can't beat the special. Very casual spots pub. Service was friendly.

Thank travelingbeachbum00
Reviewed May 27, 2018

excellent food if a little expensive.had a squid starter and my wife had soup.i had a burger main and the wife fish and chips.2 beers and 1 coke came to $107 and that was without the tip.

Thank bolsover2
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for a bite to eat as it’s just around the corner from our hotel. The area downstairs is mainly a bar with plenty of seating and loads of tv’s showing different kinds of sports. The upstairs where we ate also has a...More

Thank BatGirl2717
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a nightcap and to round off our first day in the city, the atmosphere was buzzing and welcoming, pint of bud light was $7 and a Coke was $5 so a little on the expensive side. Non the less they have an...More

Thank D1spm
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I was basically ripped off here. It is unacceptable to pay $9 for a pint of Guinness or Stella, and $8 for a bottle of Corona. I came here with my family and we had two rounds. We ordered in total, 1 Corona, 3 Guinness...More

Thank Antonio M
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Like a real bar....people talk, enjoy and drink....very good...nice atmosphere and really nice Irish beet!

Thank Theodore V
PLAYWRIGHT IRIS... A, Manager at Playwright Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Thank you Theodore for the nice review! We hope you can come in again soon!

This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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November 21, 2017|
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Response from PLAYWRIGHT IRIS... A | 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2247
    (Bet 5th & 6th Ave)
  • Public Transportation: The F, D, B, R, Q, are right on the corner. Penn Station, 1,2,3, A,C,E are 2 blocks away as well as the New Jersey Transit, and LIRR.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-268-8868
  • E-mail
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.
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