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Brendan's Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Midtown
American, Bar, Pub
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42 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2222
+1 212-564-5405
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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london
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't be fooled by the front of this bar/restaurant. It doesn't look very big but it stretches far back. I've eaten here everytime I've been in New York and never had a bad meal yet. The food is really well priced. The staff are very pleasant and the bar area has a great vibe.

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Thank borored
Boston, Massachusetts
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328 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not good. The salads are "fine," the pizzas are "mediocre," and the service is arguably the worst I've experienced in New York. There is nothing at all remarkable here and it was really a mistake to end up here.

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Thank David P
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Brendan's offers a nice change of scenery. Gives the feeling of being in a beautiful hotel of yesteryear with a gigantic mirror in the back of the restaurant, chandeliers, and a working fireplace. Makes you think you're in a quaint place far from the noisy hustle and bustle of the city. The service is excellent. The food is good (about... More 

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Thank Johnny W
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Modern clean bar. Great fore a pit stop. Good range of bar snacks and bigger choice in the restaurant Pizza great and barbeque chicken sliders yummy

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Thank JMMCK
Dublin, Ireland
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164 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As you know the women cannot resist the shops in New York so we had to have a beer to pass the time . Food good had chicken hot sauce sliders and fries . And chicken with honey and mustard. Beer good also . Staff friendly

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Thank Michael D
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked by here Thanksgiving day and saw the menu. We decided to have dinner here. No reservation was needed. Inside decor is very nice and old school. Very clean. Wife had Thanksgiving dinner and I ordered a steak dinner. We had a margherita pizza as an appetizer that was fresh and very tasty. Dinners were awesome. Steak as good as... More 

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Thank ms443
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The good: the food was quite nice, we had a pasta dish and a burger and it was pretty nice overall (no better than anywhere else we tried). The bad: the moment we ordered non-alcoholic drinks the waiters mood dropped, and he remained dismissive throughout. When the tea did come, it had lipstick already on the cup.

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Thank Dave B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here because of a friends recommendation and have to say it was exactly as he described! Good friendly bar with a great selection of craft ales and a wide variety of other drinks to suit all tastes. I had a standard pizza ( very nice ) and my wife had the special ( Irish stew ) which was also... More 

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Mobile al
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212 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fish and chips were fantastic. My husband had the grilled cod and it was quite good. Reasonably priced. Nice atmosphere.

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Thank WESTWOOD59
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a lovely Irish bar restaurant we had stayed next door at Gregory and had our breakfast at this bar the food was great and they also cooked things not on menu as the dishes were too much for me we also had dinner one night which was so good my husband had sword fish which he said was great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-564-5405

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