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Mason Jar

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
45 E 30th St, New York City, NY 10016-7361
+1 212-213-3587
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“mac n cheese” (4 reviews)
“beef brisket” (2 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
€€ - €€€
45 E 30th St, New York City, NY 10016-7361
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Popped in most evenings during our 5 night stay - just for drinks at the bar. Friendly local bar - good range of beers & wines. sports on TV. Busier early evening very quiet later.

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mac n cheese was excellent. Creamy cheesy,pasta firm. Everything else was good. Sausage is hotdog-like but tasty,perfectly cooked. Try the Kansas molasses sauce. Yummy,zingy,not too sweet. The restaurant is at street level but there are 3 steps down to the bathrooms.

Thank PattfromNJ
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Nicely appointed bar on 30th Street. We popped in to watch a big Premier League English soccer game. The young barman was really friendly and helpful. We ordered lunch and sat at the bar to watch the game on the TV which was showing it....More

Thank rabbitkey
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Walked by for a few pints watching the last few Innings of the World Series. Bar staff didn’t ask if I was hungry, was the Saturday before Halloween. They didn’t have back up of my bourbon but they did give me a big glass of...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

In full disclosure, I grew up in Texas with that kind of barbecue. This place was fine. But here is one detail I would address were I managing this place: If you are going to refrigerate your BBQ sauces make sure they are room temperature...More

Thank Max S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at The Mason Jar on an extremely hot July day in Manhattan. The staff was friendly, the beer was cold, and the food was delicious. It was so hot, I ordered deviled eggs because I wanted something cold. My 8 year old...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We went after the SC Gamecocks won the elite eight in NCAA Men's Basketball. Everyone was dressed in Garnet and Black. The crowd was so excited, everyone was friendly. The upper level ran out of beer.

Thank Kathy O
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Visiting NYC with some friends and we decided to check out the Mason Jar. It was a fun place with authentic southern BBQ type foods. There just aren't many (if any) places in the city where one can get collards and beef brisket so if...More

Thank Mariettatraveler12
Reviewed 27 January 2017

nice open space, smells like bbq and wood (nice smell though), but not a cheap place. I was there with 3 coworkers for lunch and there were only about 4 - 5 tables at most while we were seated and the service was slow and...More

Thank KarenR_S15
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Loved this place. Being the usual pub we didn't really have any expectations but the service was fast and friendly and the burgers were brilliant, really soft well cooked meat with guacamole and tortillas which was a nice change to the usual french fries or...More

Thank tim2408
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3 May 2017|
Response from KarenR_S15 | Reviewed this property |
not necessarily for a weekday. for a weekend it couldn't hurt since there aren't a lot of tables.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 E 30th St, New York City, NY 10016-7361
    (30th between Park and Madison)
  • Public Transportation: Take the 6 train to 33rd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-213-3587
Mason Jar serves mouthwatering American BBQ/Comfort food. There is an extensive Bourbon Menu and Craft Beer pairings.
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