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The Mean Fiddler

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
266 W 47th St, Between Broadway and 8th avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
+1 212-354-2950
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (37 reviews)
“burger” (72 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (27 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
266 W 47th St, Between Broadway and 8th avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great wee pub diner Good atmosphere and really good food Good value too Highly recommended!!! Best we found in NYC on our family visit from Scotland !

Thank Liamaninho
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal with the family on valentines evening. Service was excellent and the food was really good. We had a selection of “small plates” that were anything but! Best nachos and wings I’ve had and the empanadas were to die for. My daughter...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A little gem of a place, and somewhere cool to escape the heat. We ate here a few times during our recent NYC visit, and the food was exceptional, my daughters and I are fussy eaters, but found several things on the menu that we...More

1  Thank Doreen T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were late for our reservation due to traffic yet the staff still happily accommodated us. The place is casual with a casual menu. The servers were all very friendly and worked as a team. The menu is casual but has plenty of good choices....More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Debbie , behind the bar, makes an excellent drink! Try her shot" Little Debbies Delight" at The Mean Fiddler, 47th st. -NYC

Thank deink63
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A tasty off the beaten path of Broadway, the Mean Fiddler is a must stop. WI was promptly seated by a friendly door attendant and served by the best true Irish waitress ever. Debbie is simply amazing. She paid attendtion to me, laughed a lot,...More

Thank lippy74
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked a table on Trip Advosor app. Table for 2. Service very good. Food tasty and fresh served fast. Price reasonable. Good music and vibe. All in all a great place to spend an evening.

Thank Rafi B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids and I had the All American Burgers and my wife had Shepherds Pie, all very good. Good service and it was very clean.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed eating here before going to a show. Friendly service, great food and delicious cocktails!

Thank Alyssa918
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here and were quickly seated but they do take reservations. They have a ramp down so very Handi accessible. Location was nice and cool inside. Wait staff was very helpful and quite attentive. We got shepherds pie and chicken nachos. Both were...More

Thank juliebfromindy
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and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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Vivian H
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Mean F | Property representative |
Hi. We do not open until the nigh time. We close during the day time on Christmas Day.
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $18
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, Between Broadway and 8th 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
  • E-mail
Irish Bar and restaurant. Irish/American comfort food with a twist. Vegetarian and gluten free options available. Live music venue Saturday through Wednesday from 8.30 PM. DJ seven nights a week. Private party room available. Karaoke every Friday at 10 pm and Saturday at 9 pm in our lower level. Happy Hour Monday-Friday 12-8 pm. All day $12 lunch and beer special available Monday-Friday .
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