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Fraunces Tavern Restaurant

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Financial District
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54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004 (Broad St.)
(212) 968-1776
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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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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Sugar Land, Texas
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This tavern near the Financial District is where George Washington gave a famous farewell speech to his officers at the end of the American Revolution. We were there during a thunderstorm, and the lovely rooms and lanterns made it feel like I'd been whisked back to Colonial times. The short ribs were fabulous. The filet served on a hot stone... More 

Thank RumbaiMom
Princeton, New Jersey
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fraunces Tavern is worth a visit! I like the atmosphere and the food was good. The kids also found it cool because they had just learned about George Washington in school. Only downside was the extremely slow service we received in an almost empty restaurant!

Thank KarinLog
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took a group of students to visit NYC for an epic adventure beginning at the historic Fraunces Tavern! We made a reservation well in advance, but after getting soaked by a freak rain storm on our way to the hotel, we called and asked if we could postpone our reservation...the staff was more than accommodating and we were able... More 

Thank Layle C
Aliso Viejo, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I made reservations at Fraunces Tavern, which was our last stop on the Revolutionary War walking tour. It was a warm day, and our feet ached, so we were happy to be seated at a nice two-top in front of the former fireplace! Our lemonade quenched our thirst, and we also drank up the atmosphere in this... More 

Thank Melinda F
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a recent family trip to NYC, we reserved a large table here for a group of 11. Everyone at and drank and enjoyed their food. The kids were excited to be dining in such a historic and storied location. The service was also fairly consistent, so we were pleased. I had the mussels and thought they were excellent.

Thank chisoxbabe
Morehead, Kentucky, USA
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I will make this easy for you, eat lunch here and have the fish and chips!!! Portion sizes is abundant and tastes great. I can't remember the Irish red beer that I had but it went great with the fish. Three of four of us had the fish and all agree that it was great!! My wife had a BLT... More 

Thank Donald W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a place ! Loved the atmosphere in this wonderful historic setting where George Washington said goodbye to his generals. We were looked after by Eddie the manager and his team. The food and wine were first class and all beautifully presented. A great find nestling in the middle of the financial district and well worth a visit after a... More 

Thank Jane H
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the food and the place. It feels you went back in time. Delicious & hearty food. Beautiful old restaurant. Great staff.

Thank ClaudiaTaylor
Madison, Wisconsin
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103 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place was built in ~1712 and George Washignton spent time here, said goodbye to his troops! The atmosphere is very "old New York", Great place to stop for a drink or light lunch. Highly recommended, especially for the atmosphere. In lower Manhattan, deep in the financial district and close to Battery Park

Thank chuck k
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to see the upstairs museum before lunch so the hostess put us down for a table that was ready when we were done touring the museum. It was very busy but the service was excellent. Our food arrived in a timely manner and the waitress checked back with us several times to replenish drinks and check that everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, International, Pub
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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004
    (Broad St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: (212) 968-1776
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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