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Brendan's Bar & Grill

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Neighbourhood:
Midtown
American, Bar, Pub
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42 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2222
+1 212-564-5405
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Schertz, Texas
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First night out in NYC. Had a few drinks and dinner. Cosmos were nice and strong and very flavorful. Shared Fish and Chips with a friend. Enough for two, so it was just right. Ambience was nice, service slow. We had to get waitress attention every step of the way.

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Thank Apostolow
Hong Kong, China
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127 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Older style building , huge bar and seating restaurant at the back of ground floor. A lot of 1800's decor features including mirrors and chandelier's hanging down from high ceilings. Good honest simple lunch menu , I tried the corned beef with cabbage entree and salad to start both were very good, the corned beef was lean with no fat... More 

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Paris, France
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the breakfast menu is way too simple, and you can't really pick the things one would expect from a restaurant like this one. no coffee menu, no juices offered etc... and slightly too expensive for the quality of food and service... too bad ;)

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Thank Elodie N
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good but SERVICE IS TERRIBLE!!!!!Waitress put in the wrong order and would argue and claim you've never said it. How much does a plate cost? They just lost a customer. So disappointing, would never go back!

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Thank amy l
Montpelier, Vermont
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214 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We lucked out, finding this nifty place in a neighborhood not known for its good food and drink. From the minute we walked in to see the handsome, stylish decor, we knew we had a winner. This first foray was to the bar for a couple of martinis, perfectly served up, just as we'd ordered them, by a fine fellow... More 

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Thank CarolDM1900
Ireland
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend recommended Brendan's for their ribeye steak and she was spot on with her recommendation. The steak was delicious, perfectly cooked and there was a generous portion of fries and vegetables also. The restaurant was busy but the server was friendly, attentive and chatty. The surroundings were laid back elegant and the the food was very reasonably priced. Definitely... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Friendly and warm place. Choice of food is great. Visited New York three times and ate at Brendan's each time. Last was in July 2016.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Brendan's bar and grill is in the Gregory boutique hotel, the menu selection is varied and the food is excellent, we ate here twice during our stay. There is a lovely atmosphere and the staff are excellent.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here one night during our trip to New York. I had ribeye steak it was delicious, it was cooked perfectly and fell apart in my mouth. There was a very generous amount of fries and vegetables. All of us were really pleased with our food and was very reasonably priced.

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had spotted Brendans opposite when we stayed at Hotel Metro over New Year. When we returned to New York in Mid January we decided to pop in foe Sunday Brunch. We chose a nourishing steak and eggs which is offered with either a Mimosa or Bloody Mary, the Brunch menu is $18, good value in Central Manhatten. However the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-564-5405

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Midtown
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 affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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