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Pod 39

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145 E 39th St, New York City, NY 10016-0913
+1 212-865-5800
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“guac” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (4 reviews)
“salvation taco” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar
$$ - $$$
145 E 39th St, New York City, NY 10016-0913
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This rooftop was definitely the coolest I visited in NYC. It had a few problems though. In the summer it gets reaaaally hot so I don't recommend going there before the sun sets. At one point everyone was leaving because of it. Also, they don't...More

Thank Aguafania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 4.30pm to get a table to meet some friends, and at first really liked this shabby but cool rooftop bar. The snack selection was fairly limited, as were the drink options, but by 6pm we could see why as the place was...More

4  Thank Mark C
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Great location, nice rooftop bar but gets very crowded thurs-sat nights. For the price it is a good deal in Manhattan.

Thank Sixtoast
Reviewed June 8, 2018

The bar opens at 4 pm during the week, by 5 pm you would find it difficult to get a spot at a sitting table. There are also plenty of standing tables. However by 5.30 pm - 6 pm it was very full, despite it...More

Thank lolita143
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Was surprised to find this place inside a hotel b/c we couldn't tell that from online, and was leery about it, but it was very good. Great guacamole and chips, yummy cocktails, and the food came out super fast. Great waiter.

Thank Leigh F
Reviewed February 3, 2018

This is one of my favorite rooftop bar, in NY I enjoy going to this bar in the summer. Great atmosphere, good to meet people, the drinks are good. This bar does get very crowded, so arriving before happy our time is best our else...More

1  Thank jemarano
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

My experience at the POD39 hotel was memorable. When I reserved a room I asked for a high floor and a room with a view. Both were delivered. The room had everything I needed and I was very comfortable. What was remarkable was that after...More

2  Thank hamptongem
Reviewed January 17, 2018

the bar tenders are very rude. jelling at customers. very unfriendly. most unfriendly bar tenders i met in NYC so far. cocktails are ok, but over priced. if you like unfriendly bar tneders without any respect to people, thats your spot.

Thank alexandramini
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Nice and pleasant stay. Small but cosy rooms. I will definitely come back. That's for sure. See u next time

Thank Outof O
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Nice staff, buzzing vibe, no frills but clean hotel with everything you need. Great bar, delicious tacos and fun roof terrace. Would definitely stay there again.

Thank Lisa H
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Aaron L
April 13, 2018|
Response from jemarano | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will check and ask for ID. Their security is a bit of a pain.
June 3, 2017|
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Response from SpaJack | Reviewed this property |
The Finn is correct!!
March 15, 2017|
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No I don't think so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Mexican, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 E 39th St, New York City, NY 10016-0913
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-865-5800
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  • This restaurant is at Pod 39 Hotel
Seasonal rooftop bar. Contact us for changing hours and seasons of operation.
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