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The Wheeltapper

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$$ - $$$Irish, ,
141 E 44th St, New York City, NY 10017-4006
+1 212-351-6800 ext. 6560
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish chips” (3 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
141 E 44th St, New York City, NY 10017-4006
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11 - 20 of 136 reviews

Reviewed September 12, 2017

there are plenty of tables. sofas.outside. tv. 2 bars. outdoor hostess. there are also heaters outdoors. smoking allowed outside. very nice !!

Thank saucemonsters
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We had a few beers here during our stay in the hotel. Very busy on the Friday night, but seemed to empty fast. It was fine on the other nights though. There's a barman, I think his name is "Octo", who is second to none,...More

1  Thank BOHSMAN
Reviewed September 11, 2017

This bar was attached to our hotel so a great convenient place for a drink or breakfast or an evening meal. Varied menu and drinks. Has an outside seating area too

Thank ChebbieDappell
Reviewed August 26, 2017

We enjoyed drinks in this Irish bar in our hotel - the Fitzpatrick Grand Central. We also had lunch and a late dinner one evening - good pub food. Lovely patio area too.

Thank sibellius2016
Reviewed July 31, 2017

We stayed at the Fitzpatrick and this was a gem to have right in our hotel. Food was excellent. Service was very good. Beverages excellent!

Thank RevJeep94
Reviewed June 6, 2017

I have no joy in writing negative reviews; especially when the people effected seem very pleasant and earnest. Having stayed at this hotel before and having had an enjoyable breakfast, we opted to stop by on a Sunday for lunch en route to visiting a...More

Thank ulysses4
Reviewed May 31, 2017

We ate and drank here as guests of the hotel, but I don't think I would have if we hadn't been. It is not particularly enticing from the street, or well advertised. The patio area at the back of the hotel is great, as they...More

Thank JJONES32
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

This place has a great location next to grand central. It's a small place but it has a back patio. It's a good spot to stop for happy hour

Thank Autumn M
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Bar and restaurant attached to Fitzpatrick's Hotel near Grand Central on 44th street. Nice pub atmosphere that appears to be partially outdoors, almost like a covered alleyway, using gas space heaters the day I was there. Friendly service and the burgers were quite good. Fries,...More

Thank WestSideKid
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

So, here we are vacationing in New York stoping by the Wheeltapper for dinner in a Irish "pub" atmosphere. Two things I'd like to point out is; 1. You're not in Ireland 2. This is New York City, Manhattan. So if you want an authentic...More

Thank WWF4G
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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
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William L
March 10, 2018|
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Response from rrfh1 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes to breakfast and lunch. Probably not the most ideal for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 E 44th St, New York City, NY 10017-4006
    (Lexington Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Just across the street from Grand Central Station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-351-6800 ext. 6560
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Description
The Wheeltapper celebrates the best of a traditional Irish pub, offering contemporary food and drink in an informal atmosphere. Together with the year-round outdoor Patio, this restaurant and bar is the perfect spot for breakfast, lunch, weekend brunch, dinner, or cocktails.

As fitting for a pub so close to Grand Central Terminal, the Wheeltapper's design includes authentic railroad artifacts and memorabilia from the turn of the century. Cozy and warm, the Wheeltapper's two bars, front and back, are comprised of quaint nooks for semi-private dining or drinking, and connected by the Carriage, a passage that closely resembles a classic railroad dining car. A fireplace warms up the back bar in cold weather.

A door takes you from the back bar out to the Patio, a 2,200 square foot outdoor garden wit seating for 48 people and plenty of room to stand and mingle. This unique space is covered with a retractable awning and heated in winter, allowing it to stay open year-round.
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