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Blarney Rock Pub

€€ - €€€American, Irish,
137 W 33rd St, New York City, NY 10001-2903
+1 212-947-0825
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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137 W 33rd St, New York City, NY 10001-2903
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been there several times. Bartender, Chip is great at his job and friendly. Location is great especially being near Madison Square Garden and Penn Station. Always make it a point to get Irish drinks before leaving in Amtrak.

Thank baltjobe1
Reviewed 4 October 2017

After trying to get into 2 alternate restaurants that had long wait times we walked into the Blarney, were seated and ordered up our meals in no time. There are two floors to choose from. The bottom floor has a large bar area and tables...More

1  Thank sanju_222323
Tom D, Owner at Blarney Rock Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

We're thrilled you found us! It's awesome we had just the cold drinks and tasty wings and snacks you were looking for. We're glad our prices were within your expectations, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Until then, Tom D., Owner

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We called in here prior to a basketball game at MSG. The welcome we received was disgraceful from the bar staff. We felt as tourists we were treated poorly compared to Americans. We had to ask twice to get a drink and then the same...More

Thank Ericleking
Tom D, Owner at Blarney Rock Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Everyone should feel right at home when they're at our pub. Please give us a chance to correct this. Call In again and we will correct this, I promise!! Tom Dwyer. Owner

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Construction on the street and building front added a few extra minutes to finding this pub. It's laid back and casual with a steady stream of regulars coming and going through the mid morning and lunch time. Wait staff is friendly and chill. Baked beans...More

Thank PiperJDrake
Tom D, Owner at Blarney Rock Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

We're glad you stopped by to see us! It's great the baked beans and toast were just what you needed. It's great the atmosphere was pleasant for you, too. As for the mimosa, let someone here know next time and we'd be happy to fix...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Brilliant to get out of the sun and have a cold beer!! With the added benefit of great air con and plenty of sports screens and very quick wifi

Thank Miles G
Tom D, Owner at Blarney Rock Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed the brew, Miles! It was a pleasure seeing you. Can't wait until next time! Best, Tom D., Owner

Reviewed 31 August 2017

We visit friends in New York, and always have to call in to see the guys at the Blarney Rock. We've been calling in here from England for 16 years! Great prices for Beers, and bar snacks. It's always packed before an event over the...More

Thank MrsSmithoir
Tom D, Owner at Blarney Rock Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

We're thrilled you enjoy the G&Ts here! It's always a pleasure having you. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime down the road. All the best, Tom D., Owner

Reviewed 8 August 2017

A great Irish Pub located on W 33rd Street, New York City, great staff and definitely great drinks. Bartenders know how to pour! I especially love the rooftop bar, excellent area to hang out with friends and watch sporting events. Also love that the owners...More

Thank Eva S
Tom D, Owner at Blarney Rock Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Eva, let's go rangers. We love all our sports fans, especially the New York Rangers😱 Our staff is the best!! Many thanks that we leave you smiling. Tom Dwyer Saloonkeeper😄😍

Reviewed 1 July 2017

Stopped by before a concert. Old school bar with license plates on the wall. Beer was cold and had a decent selection on tap and in bottles. Service was lacking and lost. Ordered some finger food (fingers, sticks & chicken quesadilla) and really nothing special...More

Thank bjm1271
Tom D, Owner at Blarney Rock Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

It's a shame you didn't have the best service, and I'm sorry if your entrees weren't up to par. You should expect better from us, and I hope you'll stop by again sometime for another try. I will address this with the staff. All the...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

The pub is small and cozy. Great service and good food The corn beef and pastrami sandwich's are the best. Reasonably priced. Good selection of beers.

Thank shutter-up
Tom D, Owner at Blarney Rock Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

I'm so happy you enjoyed everything here! Come back and see us again soon. Take care, Tom D., Owner

Reviewed 25 May 2017

We were staying in a hotel a couple of blocks away. Stumbled on this bar and was so glad we did. Great selection of beers, loads of sport on TV, friendly staff who are super efficient at what they do. Would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Geraldine L
Tom D, Owner at Blarney Rock Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Geraldine, I'm happy you guys stopped in while visiting the city! We can't wait to have you back next time you're in town. Thanks for the support. See you soon, Tom D., Owner

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16 November 2015|
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Response from Pat C | Reviewed this property |
Not having been in NY over Christmas holiday break, I would say that you would need a reservation for any where that is serving meals
4 August 2015|
Response from AlisonD | Property representative |
Our focus is to have our guests leave smiling.
26 July 2015|
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Response from AlisonD | Property representative |
Just got the answer, one of the oldest. 1969.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 W 33rd St, New York City, NY 10001-2903
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-947-0825
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Blarney Rock Pub Midtown' since 1969! ROOF TOP BAR. Good food, good drink, good times!
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