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Cafe 31 Sports Bar & Grill

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) #3,488 of 9,269 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ American, ,
220 W 31st St, New York City, NY 10001-2899
+1 212-695-5966
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
“ravioli” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
220 W 31st St, New York City, NY 10001-2899
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was one of the worst dining experiences I've ever had. My wife and I showed up around 11:30. After about ten minutes, our drink orders were taken. It took about another ten minutes to receive our drinks which was fine but the worst was...More

Thank ryguyfunguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Burgers were juicy and delicious. Service was very good and the prices are reasonable. So close to Madison Square Garden and a great place to hang out before a concert.

Thank stellina1936
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Where should I start?! Last night's dinner was excellent! From the friendly greeting we received from the owner as we walked through the door, to our waiter that welcomed us at our table and down to the meals that we had ordered. I had one...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Want something cold before an event at MSG? Want something decent to snack on? Want to drink in a place with a great owner and staff (Nell, this means you). Then go to the Cafe 31. Pull up a stool and stay a while.

Thank Hoser13
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Convenient to the Garden, and really busy, but for $65 for two sandwiches and a couple of drinks a bit pricey (yeah, NYC...). And they could have a bigger piece of chicken on that sandwich! BUT - the fries are great! :-)

1  Thank MuscleGeek
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Service is good, prices are reasonable and the people watching is spot on. Can't beat the location for pre or pist event at Madison Square Garden. Very fun place!

Thank RJFfromCO
Reviewed November 6, 2016

My review is based upon my experience on a Thursday night, 90 minutes before a NY Rangers hockey game at MSG. Please keep in mind my wife works across the street and has been here numerous times for lunch and other events and really likes...More

Thank Melonie S
Reviewed November 3, 2016

We went there before the hockey game at MSG- located right across the street- wasn't busy- walked right in and sat down. Good service and good food.

Thank seminolemom09
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Found this place on a recommendation from a parking lot attendant near Penn Station. outside looks like a typical hole-in-the-wall bar on a side street in Manhattan, but inside is a very friendly and accommodating environment. As an appetizer, we shared an order of fried...More

Thank Randall A
Reviewed October 19, 2016

A couple friends and I were up in NYC for a wedding. Two of us were not in the wedding so we had sunday afternoon free to go watch the skins-giants game. We walked down from our Airbnb and ended up at Cafe 31. It...More

Thank Greg L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 W 31st St, New York City, NY 10001-2899
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-695-5966
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