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The Mean Fiddler

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
+1 212-354-2950
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (32 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (11 reviews)
“wings” (19 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The sheperads pie was quite tasty and the pint of Guinness was perfect. The hostess was very friendly as were the servers and I was taken care of promptly.

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this bar twice during short stay in March . Staff really friendly, Debbie in particular was very helpful and welcoming . Had steak sandwich for lunch which was delicious . You must visit if you are in the area!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was around the corner from our hotel and we were in the middle of a messy snow storm. I went here for a beer and to get a meal to go. I appreciated the friendliness from the time I entered and enjoyed a...More

Thank dragonflytw65
Reviewed 1 week ago

Late lunch Stopped in for a late lunch and was very impressed. Food/ beer was good and prices were reasonable. Debbie, the bartender, was the best! She constantly checked with me to see if I needed anything and also made great recommendations on beer and...More

Thank deamoneamon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and drinks. Entertainment was fantastic and can’t praise the staff enough who were all up for a laugh. Right from the waiting staff to the door men. Great night.

Thank Scot H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like live music with an Irish experience. Check out The Mean Fiddler. Only came here for drinks not food and we had a good time over a couple of nights.can tend to be a busy place, even midweek so this is always a...More

Thank Glenveightravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the mean fiddler after reading the trip advisor reviews and we weren't disappointed ! We had the beef sliders and nachos - they were delicious. The bar area turns into a dance floor as the night progresses , really good atmosphere. only downside...More

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for drinks and dancing at the end of our night out - great atmosphere, great night, get down selves there!!

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent pub just off 8th Avenue. Friendly staff and food (chilly nachos) and cocktails were divine, it’s well worth a visit.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good time with the music and service was friendly. However, I must say DO NOT ORDER THE MAC AND CHEESE unless you like budgie size portions. The burgers are the better option. The Mac &Cheese was $14 I need to go out for...More

Thank markpG6341UF
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February 6, 2018|
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Response from Cschuch | Reviewed this property |
11am to 8pm Monday through Friday I think! I see your from London! Funny we are going there in September and can’t wait! Utilizing trip advisor for top restaurants bars and activities! Enjoy NY
Bill M
December 7, 2017|
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Response from yoyo433 | Reviewed this property |
They have live music every day and they will make a fuss of you wife. Get in there the craic is ninety
October 22, 2017|
Response from Michael M |
No sorry we only open for 10 pm no food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-354-2950
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Irish Bar and restaurant. Irish/American comfort food with a twist. Vegetarian and gluten free options available. Live music, DJ's, Karaoke. Happy Hour seven days a week.
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