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Social Bar

€€ - €€€American, ,
795 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7401
+1 212-459-0643
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai chicken” (2 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
795 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7401
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for a drink while waiting for friends. We sat at the bar and ordered our usuals but they have a large beer selection. Its a pub feel

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We were having a great the drink and food Was great, the girl behind the bar was lovely she was blonde but it was not her. We were told that table service is how this place worked, we waited about 30 minutes for this girl...More

Thank Whitechocolat3
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the hotel opposite and me daughter wasn't well so the wife sent me out for a beer and the first night happy hour which is between 5 and 8 was great. Budweiser on tap, lots of tv's to watch the sports...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 13 February 2018

called in on the way back to the hotel for a drink. noone at the tables to seat us so we went to the bar to order drinks. when we got our drinks we went and sat down at a small table in the corner....More

Thank DanielleMarie89
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We came after seeing an afternoon show and wanted to have some ba snacks and beverages. It was busy but we snagged a couple of seats at the bar. Vinnie was starting his shift and was a pleasure to spend time with. He'd just brought...More

Thank ccm02139
Reviewed 18 December 2017

My Mom & I were staying at the Hilton Garden Inn across the street from Social and were looking for a low key meal and cocktail after a long day of sightseeing. We decided to try out Social because of the convenient location (i.e., across...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

The service was good. The food was lovely. We ordered 2 starters & fries which we couldn’t finish as such big portions but tastes delicious. Happy hour 5-8 but we arrived earlier and drinks can be expensive in NY but expected. Overall great place to...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This bar is across the street from the Hilton Garden Inn where we were staying. They suggested this place because they give a discount to people staying there. It was Sunday and all the football games were on! This was great! A good beer menu....More

Thank musiclover3377
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this bar a few times mainly because it has a good strong WiFi connection. The beers are cheap from 5 dollars and real ale on tap. The staff are great really friendly. Biggest bonus is its spacious with plenty of seating.

Thank OldContemptible
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We visited here the first night of our stay in NYC. The atmosphere was upbeat. The waitress seemed like she had better things to do than be at work, but the food was good.

Thank apetty4621
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 795 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7401
    (Btwn 48th & 49th (West Side of 8th Avenue))
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-459-0643
  • E-mail
Description
Occupying 3 enormous & well-realized floors in Hell’s Kitchen, this newcomer combo won't be hard to find. In the back of the 1st floor sits a sensible & roomy collection of tables where generous helpings from a full-service kitchen supports Social's exertion as a formidable all purpose haunt. A staircase that's been thoughtfully accented leads to a 2nd floor, which marks a half way point between the leisurely neighborhood dynamic of the first floor's pub & the 3rd Floor Cocktail space and Roof Deck. The west side of the second floor staircase houses a "Pub Room" with dark wood furnishings that complete a stylish interpretation of a modern & traditionally fused Celtic lodge hybrid, complete with a smaller bar that's highly serviceable but intended for its own private corner of this roomy complex.
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