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The Mean Fiddler

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
+1 212-354-2950
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (31 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (11 reviews)
“burger” (38 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
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1 - 10 of 673 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice bar to visit for dinner and drinks when in the area. Managed to get a table for two with a few minutes wait on a saturday evening. The Place was packed and pretty noisy but that didn´t bother us. The burgers were excellent...More

Thank P_H_Helsinki_Finland
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great service from Megan when we visited the bar. The live entertainment could not be faulted, they made a great effort to chat to the customers and make them feel welcome in the bar. The food was great, would highly recommend the BBQ wings! Happy...More

Thank Abbie O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great and very convenient place to stop before enjoying a Broadway show. Food is great, decent portions, and friendly service . Fun and typical Irish bar atmosphere.

Thank SHpandtrvl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in here nearly everyday great staff very friendly and the food is nice too had fish and chips very tasty.

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a trip here for a beer during the day and then here in the night for food which was really good lovely friendly staff good music and good reasonably priced beer compared to Times Square recommended

Thank Natnu
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal with the family on valentines evening. Service was excellent and the food was really good. We had a selection of “small plates” that were anything but! Best nachos and wings I’ve had and the empanadas were to die for. My daughter...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great spot! Went here with family and it was a perfect dinner. The hot dogs are incredible. Our waitress Megan was attentive, knowledgeable and so nice! She made our time there even better. Thanks for a great time! Great food and drinks.

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got to NYC a couple hours ago - staying in Times Square. Just a short stroll from our hotel, stopped at The Mean Fiddler for a late lunch and a couple brews. Sat at the bar, Debbie is the bartender. Very attentive and over-the-top...More

Thank nikkimidwestUS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was delicious and actually was the cheapest dinner of the weekend and a favorite. Only downside we were seated by the employee access to downstairs so there was a lot of foot traffic all night as they moved chair/tables.

Thank Amber N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend four nights once or twice a year in NYC for theatres and museums. Non-theatre night restaurants are easy to find, but theatre nights are harder. Prix fixe meals often have wham bam service and mediocre food. Pubs seem to be a better choice....More

Thank Clayton B
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6 February 2018|
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Response from Cschuch | Reviewed this property |
11am to 8pm Monday through Friday I think! I see your from London! Funny we are going there in September and can’t wait! Utilizing trip advisor for top restaurants bars and activities! Enjoy NY
Bill M
7 December 2017|
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Response from yoyo433 | Reviewed this property |
They have live music every day and they will make a fuss of you wife. Get in there the craic is ninety
22 October 2017|
Response from Michael M |
No sorry we only open for 10 pm no food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-354-2950
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Irish Bar and restaurant. Irish/American comfort food with a twist. Vegetarian and gluten free options available. Live music, DJ's, Karaoke. Happy Hour seven days a week.
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