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Brendan's Bar & Grill

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American, Bar, Irish, Pub
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42 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2222
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tried to go here one night for drinks as was unsure whether we wanted to eat. Despite the place being quite empty except for the bar area which was full we were told in a surely manner that we could not sit anywhere other than the bar - the one which was full - so we left. 2 days later... More 

Thank 663Teresa
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an average meal in this place, that looks really nice from the outside. My caesar salad with scrimps was kinda small and not very good, where my sons fish and chips was very impressive. The waiter must have had a bad night, as she had to have the order repeated multiple times. We ordered nothing extraordinary.

Thank Heo3480
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Found the place here om tripadvisor and gave it a go - which we are really happy about! Nice feeling and great staff. We had the Tuna for starter and it was great! Then Shrimp pasta and fish and chips together with local beer. You should try this place out! 😊👍🏻

1 Thank Thomas A
Deerfield Beach
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely decor, food was good but service was very slow. Waitress not that attentive.Maybe it was an off day or she was new. I would go back and give them a second chance.

Thank little2014211
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tucked away at the W35th Street. Located opposite our hotel and close to Macy's and 5th Avenue. The food is decent and the pizza was good.

Thank mkd652
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there with my two sons (17+21 yrs) and we all liked the food. Irish, modern interior. Good service. Reasonable prices.

Thank Klaus P
Gardiner, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chosen totally by random and pleasantly surprised! Ample portions, even for hearty appetites. The grilled Tiger Shrimp appetizer was delicious and the Chicken Panini easily would of been enough for two. The Citrus Salmon with Arugula was perfection. Service was spot on. Would highly recommend.

Thank Ronnie O
Cork, Ireland
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116 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relaxing bar with good beer and very friendly staff. A good bar for a day time beer and a stop off from the NYC fast pace of life.

Thank JandDatOCD
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our very last day in New York for lunch right before heading to the airport! Our food was brought out quickly and everything tasted delicious! We had one of their shrimp pastas and my mother had the panini sandwich, which was also delicious. Great atmosphere, great drinks, and great food. Definitely would reccomend to a friend!

Thank Drew S
Durham, North Carolina
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got to NYC on July 4th in the evening and were famished. Many of the restaurants near us were closing down, but Brendan's was open. It was quiet that night, but service and food were very good. The scallops were excellent!

Thank kapatch67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
American, Bar, Irish, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Families with children
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: 42 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-564-5405

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