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21 Club

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21 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-6181 (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
+1 212-582-7200
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12:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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Bradenton, Florida
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything about this restaurant is very good and even excellent in some respects but the entrée disappointed. Dover sole at $71 was dry and palatable only with a heavy dose of sauce. Wine selection and service were very good.. Ambience a bit quirky but I guess that is part of the restaurant's unique signature. I take it this is a... More 

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

To critique ‘21’ as merely a restaurant is to ask it to get down on all-fours with the likes of pricey chain and re-purposed bank lobby eateries. Rather, it is distinguished by its clientele and its treatment of them. While Billingsley’s Stork [Club] is a now a park and Elmo [El Morocco] is now a memory, ‘21’ enjoys a flourishing... More 

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Thank AtlasShrugged1947
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent evening in the Upstairs dining room that is open on Friday and Saturday nights, We were pleased to have our wonderful Irish waiter, who we met dining here last year. If you want an intimate, romantic evening then this is the place to visit, A Prix Fixe is $95. for four courses. We started with a generous tuna tartare... More 

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Thank Dee V
Grand Bend, Canada
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was one of the dining highlights of our weekend in New York city. The service was outstanding from beginning to end. The food was delicious and the portions were generous. I couldn't finish the amount of Foie Gras Terrine I was served (sadly) so this may be an appetizer for two. My rack of lamb was cooked to my... More 

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Thank Edie1956
Victor, New York
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230 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a place to visit. No jeans allowed. Make sure to wear a blazer (that's their dress code). We had a wonderful lunch here. The beef tartar was amazing. The tuna was delicious as well. The presentation and attentiveness of the staff were first class. Very expensive.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Club 21 is one of those classic places many people have heard about but few have visited. Give it a try if you can. My recent visit was with a largish business group that the restaurant handled with flawless service. The food was well-prepared and served with good timing (not so quickly as to feel rushed, but promptly enough so... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was great - you can get a high end steak or simply an outstanding burger, depending on your mood. Decor is different, vibe is great. There is definitely a buzz when you eat here so put it on your list. (jackets required, fyi, but it isn't stuffy in the traditional sense). Seriously, you want to hit another stereotypical steak... More 

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Athens, Greece
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with my family after reading a lot of excellent reviews The service was perfect Too cold inside even outside was cold and rainy The food was normal to good but not something special After finished our dinner we asked to call us a taxi to go back They said they don't have the number so the doorman went... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an early evening meal after seeing an opera at the Met. The staff are very professional and friendly. The venue and decor are great classic American. The food is outstanding we both had steak which was one of the best I've ever had and the truffled mac and cheese is naughty but VERY VERY nice!!!

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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109 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really don't have too much to say. I loved this restaurant. The service, ambiance, and (most importantly) food were all superlative. We enjoyed drinks at the bar as well as our meals. I will be making this a regular stop on my NYC visits.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$90
Cuisine
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-6181
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 1/9 to 50th Street/Broadway E/V to 53rd Street/Fifth Avenue B/D/R to Rockefeller Center
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-582-7200
Description
Time-honored tipples, world-class wines, classic cuisine and surroundings steeped in history... New York City Restaurants From appetizing bar bites and artisanal beers, to signature cocktails and a Grand Award-winning wine list, Bar '21' & Lounge is the perfect place for a light lunch or a pre-theatre cocktail. Enjoy a drink at the bar and rub shoulders with New York's famous faces or secure a seat in the comfy, cozy lounge.

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