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Butterfield 8

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$$ - $$$American, ,
5 E 38th St, New York City, NY 10016-0001
+1 212-679-0646
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good56%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Jan 20, 2017
“Good food”
Dec 7, 2016
“Drinks after work”
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
5 E 38th St, New York City, NY 10016-0001
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Reviewed January 20, 2017

This was one of the places I had lunch and the burger was delightful and the decor was pleasant to the eyes

Thank Clarke J
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

I work close by so this is a "go to" place for drinks after work. It can get crowded and loud but it's fun. Good drinks, good food and conveniently located right off 5th Ave. A 15 min walk to Penn Station.

Thank Irene M
Reviewed November 19, 2016

We stopped in here for lunch while walking around the city ... the food was so good, and the portions were generous. Atmosphere was relaxed yet classy. Will definitely stop back in.

Thank mrsjayrod
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Been here several times for drinks and lunch. Always been good. However today the burger was poor. Not sure how to describe it. As you bit into it seemed very watery and flat. Unusual for a bar burger. However staff and bar is good. Will...More

Thank martynsnook
Reviewed October 9, 2016

The food was excellent and they had competent help but the noise level was excruciating. It is wonderful for young executives to visit after a hard day's work. There is a very active bar scene for those that maybe interested.

Thank winnie c
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Went to B8 for a business lunch. The food and service were all very good. The ambiance is comfortable and the noise level was such that it did not interfere with our discussion. We were also not rushed out of there so we were able...More

Thank GPBucket
Reviewed July 30, 2016

I don't find Butterfield 8 to be exceptional in any way but it is an above average bar/restaurant in just about every way. The bar area is spacious and they have TV's everywhere so it's a bit of a sports bar accent on what is...More

Thank John_Setrak
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Nice gastropub with a lot of wood accents. Our waitress, Allison, was very friendly and efficient. I had broiled salmon with asparagus, wife had grilled trout with avocado salad. Both were good sized portions, very fresh and delicious and reasonably priced at $25 & $21....More

Thank don s
Reviewed March 25, 2016

I've planned two events here, a corporate event with 30+ people and my birthday party with 25+ people. Both were open bar events for 2 hours. The staff is extremely easy to work with, very professional and prompt in responding. In my experience all (within...More

Thank mink45
Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in to this beautiful well appointed bar for a lunch while wandering the city today. Was welcomed by an Irish bar lady who was real Irish not pretend American. Was engaged in conversation & served a nice meal that was exactly what it said...More

Thank Drew L
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
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like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 E 38th St, New York City, NY 10016-0001
  • Public Transportation: Within walking distance to both Grand Central and Penn Sation.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-679-0646
  • E-mail
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