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The Crooked Knife

€€ - €€€, American, International
29 E 30th St, New York City, NY 10016-7313
+1 212-696-2593
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“cajun salmon” (3 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30All hours
Bar, American, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
29 E 30th St, New York City, NY 10016-7313
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this within walking distance of our hotel and went here for dinner. Decent selection of burgers and sandwiches with a few entrees thrown in. Nice selection of beers and cocktails with a few decent wine selections as well.

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Crooked Knife felt like an pub. It was busy and buzzy and the food and service were ok. If this is what you’re looking for then great. We were looking for something more along the lines of a restaurant with a cosy atmosphere where...More

Thank tjmutch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic meal at this quaint little restaurant. Great food, friendly staff and cute decorations for a nice homely feeling with a fireplace too. We would highly recommend this place for a fun dinner.

Thank alconklin
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Ate here by myself and felt at home. Warm service, relaxing place, great chicken pot pie, reasonable prices.

Thank Julie2009mm
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Great atmosphere, welcoming and cheerful staff. Lots of custom gives a lively atmosphere and music was great but RESTRAINED!!!!

Thank Leo C
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with my auntie and elderly mum. There was a good choice of menu and it was reasonably priced. The food was spot on with the Brie trio being exceptionally good with a pairing of apple. The staff were warm and welcoming with great service....More

Thank EWard2013
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Having just arrived in NYC we walked a block from our hotel looking for somewhere to eat an evening meal and stumbled across this gem. We over ordered with a nachos to share (plenty) followed by a burger- cooked to perfection. periodically the ‘owner’ kept...More

Thank russm296
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We had a family dinner here when in town for my daughter's graduation and this was her neighborhood spot. Friendly, fun server. Good food, not great but who thinks we Irish are good cooks!? I know my kids had a great time when they went...More

Thank mmoc65
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Working in the area while in NYC once a month I have become a reagular here. Friendly bartenders, and Friendly patrons on the other side of the bar. The surprise is the food, yes your regular bar grub, but the chef is willing to step...More

Thank Louis C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My sister and I came in for dinner this past week. We decided to, what we call, graze. Eating a few plates and sharing them. We shared the California Flat bread that was just delicious. The pear and gorgonzola salad was a delightfully light treat,...More

Thank barbaras71765
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 E 30th St, New York City, NY 10016-7313
    (29 East 30th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train on 33rd and Park Avenue or 28th and Park Avenue. N/R on 28th and Broadway. 12 blocks south of Grand Central Terminal.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-696-2593
  • E-mail
Welcome to 'The Crooked Knife' pub and restaurant. We have a warm bar, charming dining room and outside dining, serving a variety of International, American, Irish and Italian dishes and daily specials.

Conveniently located at 29 East 30th St., on the edge northern edge of Gramercy, just south of Midtown and East of Murray Hill, The Crooked Knife is a great environment for a business lunch, dinner out with friends or late-night drinks at the bar.
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