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The Irish Exit

$$ - $$$, American,
978 2nd Ave, Apt 1C, New York City, NY 10022-6355
+1 212-755-8383
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  • Very good45%
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  • Terrible5%
Nov 6, 2018
“Nice ole bar”
Oct 4, 2018
“Great Irish Bar”
Open Now
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM Hours
Bar, American, Pub
$$ - $$$
978 2nd Ave, Apt 1C, New York City, NY 10022-6355
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

My son met his fiance there. We rented the back room for a friendly get together to wish the newly engaged couple happiness together. The bar tender was great and the finger food was hot and tasty. All had a great time.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nyladeblu
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Was staying locally in Turtle Bay in New York City, this pub has a good atmosphere, staff are friendly, Ru the manager makes every effort to introduce himself in his welcoming manner, really makes you feel at home. If you are fortunate to meet Supreme...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jools1968
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The hamburger from the Groupon means a cheeseburger,no choice on that one. When it arrived, the meat was rancid and disgusting. Sent it back and got piping hot rancid meat. Pub has an overall okay vibe however the bartender was surly and apathetic. No reason...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Heather S
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere. They have a great selection of beers and drinks. Good place to watch football games with friends.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank LR56100
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We came here with a groupon voucher (really worth to buy it), which seemed to confuse the staff quite a bit. Nevertheless they remained welcoming and friendly. We were able to choose any burger and beer, which was great. We decided to try their mexican...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank koki5000
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

A very nice place and service, tasty food (we ordered wings and mozzarella sticks) and decent beer choice. The prices are very reasonable!

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank meinhowl
Reviewed October 25, 2016

On a horrible raining Sunday afternoon on my first day in NYC, I thought i'd better find somewhere to take shelter and watch the Steelers game (hoping it would be easy to find as they were playing the Jets). Lo and behold, a quick Google...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank GLWayne
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Attention Steelers Fans & Transplants... Should you find yourself in New York City (Manhattan) on Pittsburgh Steelers Game Day, you are not stuck watching your team on your laptop in a hotel room. Head for the IRISH EXIT at 978 2nd Avenue for an authentic...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank TCinTheBigCity
Reviewed August 27, 2016

If you search for a cool and hot Irish pub - take the Irish Exit. Lovely cute female bartenders, plenty of beers & other drinks and great vibes during happy hour. Crowd is pretty mixed and relaxed and you will have a lot of fun...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Ilike2travel99
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Great service for a NYC bar! Wednesday nights is trivia and IT IS FUN! I love the layout, the host and the crowd. People are chill and competitive in a fun way, nothing ridiculous, great atmosphere. The bartender is friendly and efficient. Pricey for pub...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Kelly V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$29 - $31
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 978 2nd Ave, Apt 1C, New York City, NY 10022-6355
    (Between 51 & 52)
  • Public Transportation: E & M trains to Lexington Ave & 51st St 6 train to Lexington Ave and 53rd St M15 runs down Second Ave, stop near 52nd
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown East
  • Neighborhood: Midtown East
  • Phone Number: +1 212-755-8383
  • E-mail
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