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Blaggards Pub & Restaurant

American, Bar, Pub
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8 West 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
(212) 382-2611
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you ever get the chance you have to come to this bar just off 5th avenue. We turned up just as the final of euro 2016 kicked off. With over a dozen TV sets in the pub viewing the game was not an issue. Very friendly and attentive staff. A dozen draft beers on offer all the American favourites.... More 

Thank Jackthered
Stockport, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Just had drinks one evening, barman was great...... I think! He was very loud and in your face, but we found him funny. Suppose he could be taken the wrong way.

Thank Mandymoomah C
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Shocking food, everything deep fat fried, and so fried they fried the flavour out of it! Told the waitress it was bad, politely, she turned her back and then continued cleaning a table. Apologised later begrudgingly.

Thank GJHC74
State College, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

**Food Bathrooms and Service*** I stopped in here just after arriving in New York City before touring around the city. They had just opened as I walked in. The Pub seemed fairly spacious, at least with most of the seats still up. The menu had a fair selection of food. The two menu choices today were the steak salad and... More 

Thank dmmckee
Gliwice, Poland
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Place picked just by accident, but fortunate one :) Very good service, food and beer. We went there at early afternoon, so not crowd as well.

Thank kolczan
Preston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This pub might be fun if you just wanted to drink although my husband said his beer was flat ... But the food we ordered wasn't good at all. Not sure how you can get potato skins wrong, but I sent them back. They were thick potato slices instead of skins, not hot and the cheese seemed more like cheese... More 

Thank Sarah F
Winterville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

good food good times. spinach artichoke dip wonderful, waitresses very friendly... would definitely return

Thank Lesley D
London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

A surprise food find. My other half sought it out for a good USA IPA beer ( goose island on draft) but we also opted to eat whilst there and there is a pretty good selection on the menu from salads through to burgers. Good value and generous portions

Thank Nicola M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

A nice pub with plenty of bar space and TVs to watch the games. Good pints on tap and food was delicious.

Thank TheSheckys
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

A lovely little Irish pub with a great atmosphere. Food was excellent, my only issue is that when I went to sit in a booth, I was told we couldn't and had to sit on high bench style tables, no idea why.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 West 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 382-2611
At Blaggard's Irish Pub & Restaurant, we are committed to satisfying our customers with great food and excellent service. We offer a wide variety of drinks and delicious dishes for Lunch and Dinner.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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