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Glass House Tavern

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252 W 47th St, New York City, NY 10036-1415 (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)
+1 212-730-4800
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Centerville, Ohio
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had lunch at the Glass House Tavern by accident, after being turned away the the Italian place next door. Don't remember that name, but they were very rude. Open tables for lunch but turned any since we didn't have a reservations. The Glass House Tavern being next door, we jumped in and couldn't have been more pleased. The service... More 

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North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful meal before a show. An excellent bar meal or full dinner menu. Good price for the experience. We had a super friendly waitress who went out of her way to provide us with additional restaurant suggestions. It was a quiet, lovely meal in a busy, hectic part of the city.

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Mequon, WI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my wife here between our matinee and evening performances and based the selection on its prime location. Well, needless to say while the location was nice, the food, service and ambiance was even better than I thought. This is a little gem of a restaurant and our server (big shout out to Niat) was excellent. She provided a... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 6 visited for my husband's birthday. Booked a couple of days in advance and were seated at a great table in front of an impressive fireplace! Food choices were all lovely and the waitress was very nice, although we did feel a bit 'forgotten about' at times. Understand that some people may like privacy though. We were... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here before going to the theater and the server did an excellent job of expediting the food to accommodate our schedule. This is traditional fare and it's done well. It's not fine dining and, while the atmosphere is pleasant, children could dine here without comment. Our meal was good, basic, and satisfying.

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent Thanksgiving with my family of very picky eaters. Everyone was thrilled with their meals. The wait staff was super nice and they were great with my 14 month. I will be back.

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for a pre-theatre dinner with a party of six. The restaurant has a nice, quiet, upscale atmosphere, and a decent selection on entrees. Among our party we has salmon, steak, lamb and pasta, and all were well-prepared and flavourful. The warm chocolate cake for dessert was to die for. My only issue was service. We were a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 7:30 reservations. For a holiday, restaurant was not that busy that late. Seated quickly, but server slow. Table was set, but no napkin. Our salads came out delivered by runners. server never came by. still didn't have napkins. finally asked someone to get our server, she never came by, another waitress helped. Had to ask for bread 3x before... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for our last dinner whilst in New York on holiday. Our waitress was absolutely brilliant! Really attentive and made us all feel very welcome! The wine was amazing and steak also cooked to perfection! Would definitely recommend this place! I was disappointed with some places in New York as they add a service charge without even asking... More 

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Homer, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for an early dinner before the theatre. The food was okay, but our waitress acted as if she was doing us a favor by waiting on us. While we were seated in the bar area, we were not offered a bar menu. (After looking at it outside of the restaurant when we left, it looked as if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
2:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
2:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 W 47th St, New York City, NY 10036-1415
    (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: N, R & W trains to 49th Street, 1 train to 50th Street, C & E trains to 50th Street, and B, D & F to 47 Street/50 Rockefeller Center.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-730-4800
Description
You feel a great energy when you walk into the Glass House Tavern. The decor is soothing and warm and truly makes the customer feel welcome. The prompt, friendly service is delightful and the food is incredible. Executive Chef Craig Cupani has created a contemporary American menu that sets this restaurant apart from the other choices in the neighborhood. Fresh, seasonal ingredients are the emphasis here and the results are fantastic.

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