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Cornerstone Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
961 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-7744
+1 212-888-7403
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
961 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-7744
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Pleasant outside seating on 2nd Avenue for people watching. Great food, beer and wine selections and prices. Especially during happy hour where I got a delicious - and juicy - in-house blend hamburger and half pint of beer for 11.95!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Robin T
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Wandered into here on our last night in New York. It was Karaoke night. We had a fantastic time, everyone was very welcoming and we all sang the night away to our hearts content. Excellent all round, hope to return one day. Ange.x

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Angela H
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Having stumbled upon this bar towards the end of our stay, we discovered a bar with a great selection of drinks, including draft beers (staff will give you samples to try). Happy Hour made it very reasonably priced and the bar staff were friendly.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank hdelliston1
Reviewed March 9, 2018

We went there to watch a University of Kansas basketball game. This is a designated spot for KU fans and we loved it! The staff had decorated the upstairs and were wearing KU t-shirts. The game was on at all the TV's and there were...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 328dianet
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

They took us in as a last minute booking for 12 here Saturday night without batting an eye. Super efficient service. They set aside tables and even gave us free shots. Food and drinks came fast, atmosphere was fun and they brought in a live...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank sepowell1
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere !! Friendly staff . Nice place to go watch sports and meet friends. We had a few drinks and ended upstairs going the karoke. Its worth a visit! And most of all good price for drinks and they do serve food too.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 941gemmah
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Some friends brought me out here and when we got here they were still serving food. We sat on the patio and ordered some appetizers and drinks. The staff was very nice and talkative. The food was delicious and filling. After the patio closed we...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank ceannac
Reviewed July 12, 2017

A nice little dive in midtown Manhattan, friendly no-nonsense service, decent bar food, good beer menu at ok prices

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Peter H
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

This is a charming little tavern with great $5 drinks (beer and cocktails) with food deals that last into the weekend. Karaoke at night and a friendly bar staff, you can't go wrong by spending a night here!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Michael Y
Reviewed June 19, 2017

The staff was nothing short of aggressive and discriminative. It got to the point where I just went home. My friends also felt extremely uncomfortable by the constant stereotyping and inappropriate jokes the staff engaged in all night long. Would not recommend.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank alexkathryn2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 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
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 961 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-7744
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown East
  • Neighborhood: Midtown East
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-7403
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