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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%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (11 reviews)
“burger” (37 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 1 week ago

This Irish pub is located right next to the Brooks Atkinson theatre (where Waitress was playing) in the Hell’s kitchen area. We had tickets to a 2pm matinee on a Saturday before Christmas so we stopped in for a couple of drinks before the show....More

Thank maddie59
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to NY for a show and it was 13 degrees outside. Instead of walking around we went into the Fiddler. They took reservations on line which was a real plus. We had the Fish and Chips and the Flatbread Margherita. Both were good sized...More

1  Thank Pete D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here again this evening. On our first evening in nyc we both had fish and chips which we both thoroughly enjoyed. We decided to return again as the food, service and atmosphere was so good. Tonight I had the bbq wings...More

1  Thank dawnbeautysalon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I visited New York in September and popped into The Mean Fiddler for a drink or two! On our first visit we were greeted by Debbie who was so friendly and attentive, making our visit so much more fun that we went...More

1  Thank 1sodonnell13
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool Irish pub with great food! Hannah our waitress was attentive and great waitress. Fun place! Will definitely be back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here prior to a show because we could make a reservation on Opentable. It wasn't too crowded when we got there but did fill in and had no tables left when we left. We started out with the mac and cheese bits and...More

2  Thank Scott H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have travelled to Ireland.... the Mean Fiddler IN NYC is on par with Irish bars across seas thanks to the great staff here Una and Aine and Debbie who have brought the best of Ireland with them to the USA and...More

Thank Ramsina D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for NYE and had a great couple of drinks with some great Irish Ladies! Una and Aine are the best! Come and ask for them!

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing staff and vibe!!! Una was outside and reeled me in here for the 1st time and it wont be the last. Anie is an incredible bartender with the perfect twinkle in the eye. Must get the sheppards pie and hang out with chris snd...More

Thank samikbahar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am Irish and came in here after the NYC Marathon, I am glad to say it is not like other "Irish" establishments in Manhattan. The service is good and the beer is good quality. Unfortunately I had to leave when some guy set up...More

Thank sharkeyes77
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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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
February 26, 2017|
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Response from LOVECASAMARINA | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. They treat children like family too.
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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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