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McGee's Pub & Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, Irish,
240 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5201
+1 212-957-3536
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub
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240 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5201
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m a huge “How I Met Your Mother” so I wanted to visit just to say that I did. Luckily I came on “himym Monday” I was able to order drink & food specials in reference to the show. I wasn’t expecting the food to...More

Thank jasminewg
Reviewed 4 days ago

My dad and I went here after our TV and Movie Tour ended here. As fans of How I Met Your Mother, it was cool to see what the pub from the show was based on. It looks nothing like the pub from the show,...More

Thank mandanic0le12
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a cold beer. Beer tasted like a sour dish rag and was overpriced. Bartender not much personality. Won’t go back.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The pub the bases “how I met your mother” on. There’s pretty much one on every street in New York, but this one had the fun element of the tv memorabilia. The pic is cosy, good for families as well. We made a booking as...More

Thank Bubiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you didn't already know, MacClaren's Pub from the show How I Met Your Mother was based on McGee's Pub in NYC. Our friend group were die-hard fans of HIMYM and made plans to dine at McGee's while in the city. The atmosphere is great,...More

Thank Charmaine H
Reviewed 1 week ago

nothing special, service only good if they thought you were rich enough to give a huge tip. Food nothing special and expensive, seemed / tasted like frozen/microwave food. drinks expensive. no atmosphere.

Thank dlgflyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tipical american sports bar. Good food even some very good. Alledgedly the inspiration for the pub in the series. The fourth star is for a very good atmosphere and tematic drinks and food.

Thank alejandro l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to stop for a few local beers, very friendly staff, great food selection, and priced right.

Thank ColoradoRichie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, I don't believe it either but the chicken pot pie is delicious! They make it there but won't give out the recipe. Decent selection of beers, mixed drinks are a bit weak. Good service. We watched football on several screens. I want to go...More

Thank Debbie F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came here for lunch on our first day, it was round the corner from our hotel and we knew the name from the TV show. The staff were friendly and polite, the food was ok but nothing special, the beers were cold. A pleasant lunch...More

Thank HatfieldBandit08
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Response from Murilo P | Reviewed this property |
I saw teenagers there.
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Yes! I went here alone and had a great time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-957-3536
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