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The Lion

62 W 9th St, New York City, NY 10011-8907
+1 212-353-8400
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
May 2, 2016
“Fantastic!”
Apr 16, 2016
“Fun night out, solid meal, great space”
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CUISINES
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62 W 9th St, New York City, NY 10011-8907
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed May 2, 2016

We had a large group when we visited this restaurant so they put us in a private room upstairs that was gorgeous! The service was great and surprisingly the chicken pot pie was the biggest hit at our table! I'd recommend the restaurant to anyone...More

Thank LovesToTravel0426
Reviewed April 16, 2016

I think this use to be a super hip spot. The space is fantastic. I love being in it. It's easier to get a reservation now than it used to be. The food is good, solid, and so are the drinks. It's not too noisy,...More

1  Thank Josh547
Reviewed February 21, 2016

Think probably better for a drink as fun and lively bar scene. May be a good spot for a first date as not too quiet. However, I thought the portions were small and food a little overpriced. I'd recommend for a drink, but I have...More

Thank Dylan M
Reviewed February 14, 2016

The restaurant is like a pub more than a restaurant with eclectic and dark atmosphere. The tables are unfortunately very close to each other; you can never make a private conversation! Yet the food was delicious. The service could be better Even with the table...More

Thank TravelChicDr
Reviewed January 13, 2016

We went to Manhattan for a special birthday, we stayed in Greenwich Village, so chose a higher class restaurant, to mark the occasion. The actual restaurant looked really nice inside, the table and chairs were far too crammed together though, the price was 4x as...More

1  Thank Claire C
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

I selected the restaurant based on its ratings on some NYC restaurants. It didn't live up to expectations. The restaurant had somewhat of a pub feel to it. The wine list was VERY limited. The food was very good and we enjoyed ourselves (service was...More

Thank Harry T
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Made a reservation fairly easily. Staff friendly and very attentive. The menu has good, varied selections, and lots of vegetarian options as well as some exciting meat dishes that i could see, like pheasant under glass! Dishes presented well and very tasty. The restaurant sets...More

Thank purple8293
Reviewed September 28, 2015

I have been to this restaurant a handful of times now and they never disappoint. Great food, great wine selection and the wait staff is top notch. Love the quirky decor and ambiance! Must dine at restaurant not to many know about.

Thank roxygrl888888
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I dined here for our last night in New York after hearing about their steak. Being from GA this girl loves a good steak! Bring on the Ribeye and don't trim the fat #turnup We were seated right away though I have...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed September 8, 2015

The Lion located at Greenwich village has a great cozy personal atmosphere. The food was awesome and combined with fantastic service from professional and knowledgable staff made the night. I particularly liked the organic chicken under a brick but I had an opportunity to sample...More

Thank Vivek S
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Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was
here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter
culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for
its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to
get a feel for this diverse and energetic
neighborhood. You’ll find NYU students, street
performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the
fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 W 9th St, New York City, NY 10011-8907
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: By Subway: The A C E or B D F M to West 4th Street station and head 2 blocks north. The 1 2 3 to 14th Street Station and head 5 blocks south. The 1 to Christopher Street Sheridan, 2 blocks east to 6th avenue and walk up to 9th street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-353-8400
Description
John DeLucie, former executive chef of The Waverly Inn, has opened The Lion on beautiful, tree-lined west 9th street.
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