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Fraunces Tavern Restaurant

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54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004-4300 (Broad St.)
(212) 968-1776
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there for lunch. First time in 44 years of living in and around NYC. Menu was fairly simple. Incredible selection of draught and bottled beers. Not elegant, but cheerful quasi-original design. The oysters at $1 a piece were divine (probably part of the Oysterfest) which expired Sept. 25, but they were available for $6 for a half dozen.... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Met friends for a later dinner on a Wednesday evening while visiting NYC. A huge beer and whiskey menu that should satisfy just about everyone. The food was excellent with portions that were not too large but just right for members of our group who ranged in age from the 20s to 50s. Dessers were also great as was the... More 

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Fleming Island, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a visit to lower Manhattan we decided to eat in the Porter House at Fraunces Tavern and the food was surprisingly good. We were looking for a quick lunch and a pint of beer and were not disappointed. Probably a bit pricy if you have kids but what the heck, you are eating in a place where George Washington... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd last visited Fraunces Tavern decades ago as a boy, so my wife's and my visit was effectively our first visit. The $30 brunch was an outstanding value, which included two drinks, an appetizer, and a main. My Scotch Eggs were well-prepared and -presented, and my corned beef hash excellent. Our server was very friendly and responsive to our requests.... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't eat here. We only went to the museum upstairs. They have interesting artifacts from the revolutionary period, like a clip of Washington's hair and old newspaper articles from the day. There is a room of flags and a room of paintings. Anybody interested in the Revolutionary War or a new fan of Alexander Hamilton will enjoy this small... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first tried the Fraunces tavern a couple of years ago and had a fab time - was 4pm in the afternoon, me & hubby shared sliders, tried a couple of craft beers and loved it. On our 2nd visit with friends, the bar was very quiet at 9pm - so quiet , the mood just called for a quick... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But I loved this place. Service was attentive but laid back, the food was great and loved the live music. If I ever had to live in NY I would make this my local. Sincere apologies to the marvellous waitress who not only remembered my visits 3 days apart but also what I was drinking when I was not even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got out of the rain to sip a brew, or two. Wife ordered Porterhouse Red (wonderful stuff with a delightful creamy foamy head) and I had the Ale house Cream Ale (too much of an aftertaste for me). So my second beer was the Oyster Stout. This can be combined with three oysters for 12 dollars. Forget the Stout and... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Washington et al strategized here - lots of history including marginal museum upstairs. Tavern and restaurant has old world charm and good food though bar service is rather slow.

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Monroe, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this on the web, from outside was not sure but once inside loved the decor; the price fix came with appetizer, entree and 2 mimosas or 2 bloody Mary's; both were delicious. My wife had a salad and the omelette I had the fruit salad and the Irish breakfast both meals were excellent and sizes large enough for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004-4300
    (Broad St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: (212) 968-1776
Description
The Porterhouse Brewing Co. at Fraunces Tavern, is located in one of the city's most historic landmarks in the downtown Financial District. The Porterhouse offers a large range of small batch and specialty beers, serving traditional American food with a strong Irish influence. Fraunces Tavern has been a part of our city's history since 1762. Now under new management, you can expect a modern experience in an authentic historical space while enjoying great food, drinks, and atmosphere.

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