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Frying Pan

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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207 12th Ave Pier 66, New York City, NY 10001-1007
+1 212-989-6363
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the nicest fish and chips ever, that says a lot considering I'm from the UK. Had one of their own beers after barman recommended it and it was delicious. had amazing views and watched the sunset. the set up is amazing with the boat theme and old train carriage. staff very friendly and prices really good

1 Thank Paddy R
Wilmington, NC
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were celebrating our first anniversary and my father mentioned we should check out the Frying Pan Light Ship. It was such a unique experience to be able to tour the belly of a ship that is a North Carolina legend. The drinks were awesome, the food super yummy and the view is unbeatable! Have already told... More 

Thank krobbins722
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place, great bar food, nothing too fancy, great selection of drinks, and atmosphere, could have a band playing more often and advertise it, such a great space!

Thank Fern M
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Food and eating on the water is fantastic but JUST drink the beer or wine. Had 2 cocktails that I wonder if there really was alcohol added or just sugar water to cover the taste. Definitely NO NAME liquor. Sangria is just ok. Hopefully they don't water the beer or wine down. Will be back but just for food and... More 

Thank lindamarie2016
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Fun, fun, fun with friends or just meeting new people. Been wanting to come here and I only live several blocks away. It's always packed and their food is good. Seating is first come first serve, so save your seat before getting drinks and food!

Thank wkcalip
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

I went here to meet my friend in one of my first trips to New York. She had been her prior for drinks, but had never had the food. It was remarkably good! My quinoa salad was spectacular. With added chicken that was cooked perfectly, everything was a great compliment to my salad. Additionally, despite the potentially bad weather, the... More 

Thank Rachel G
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

I have tried for the last year to organise a wedding at this venue. Initially I received a proposal and it all looked fine. To cut a long story short 3 months before the wedding we attempted to make contact with the organiser whom I'd conversed with throughout the process. For 3 weeks I received no response. I then sent... More 

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North Bergen, New Jersey
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194 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

You ll love this place as you get one of the best views of NY skyline and off course they have good sea food and drinks.

1 Thank Younus K
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

great drinks and seafood. good burgers too. lovely lively fun atmosphere. on a sunny day its so pictures and perfect sunday brunch

Thank Wathsie
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Laid back and fun place to go with friends for an casual afterwork drink or weekend bite. Staff works hard, and the food (though some a bit overpriced) is delicious.

Thank MattWilder699

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $50
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 12th Ave Pier 66, New York City, NY 10001-1007
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-989-6363
Frying Pan is an Historic Lightship Currently Moored at Pier 66 Maritime serving as a floating restaurant and bar. We are currently closed for 2015 and look forward to serving you again in Spring 2016.

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