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The House

121 E 17th St, New York City, NY 10003-2105
+1 212-353-2121
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“scallops” (9 reviews)
“chatham cod” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 15:30All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
121 E 17th St, New York City, NY 10003-2105
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant! Conveniently located in Union Square, they offer modern, upscale American cuisine. The upstairs dining area is very charming with a beautiful bar area. The service is excellent. Food was very well prepared and presented. I've been here a few times -...More

Thank RekhaK
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This was possibly the poorest meal we had in NYS and one of the most expensive. Waiters weren't terribly friendly but the couple at the table beside us who were conducting an extra marital affair provided enough entertainment !

Thank Katharine C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had a quite Sunday dinner and as nice as it was strange that there was only 2 other guests in addition to my wife and I. Seating both upstairs and downstairs are nice, but we chose downstairs by the window to see people flow...More

Thank JessieNorway
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

What a great find! Wonderful menu with options for all tastebuds. Chatham cod was mouth watering. My veggie friend was very contented. Friendly, professional service. Grab a drink at the little bar beforehand.

Thank William L
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We recently had a disappointing meal at The House. Our appetizer was billed as "Wild Mushrooms" but in reality was a bowl of polenta with about a tablespoon of mushrooms on top in a sauce. When we told our waiter that we were surprised by...More

Thank sfhauser
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Visited after going to the Union Sq Christmas Market. Cozy atmosphere and delicious food and cocktails. Great for brunch and dinner. They also offer High Tea.

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We were 3 couples looking for an enjoyable evening of good food and talk and The House came through. Right near Union Square which makes it easy to get to in the city. A very pretty restaurant, with exceptional service. Our waiter was a sweetheart....More

Thank sangelo602
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The menu is fantastic. The food choices sublime and prepared to perfection. I've been there on more than one occasion and have never been let down. Did I mention the deserts are to dye for and the bar is well stocked. The entire staff is...More

Thank Mikes3333
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Can recommend this restaurant for couples of all ages. Great setting for holiday dinner for two and great service and good food as well. Will be back and will also recommend to friends and business associates.

Thank 4onpark
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We stumbled across this restaurant after been not very well treated by a very highly rated close by tapas bar and restaurant. The staff were great, the ambiance was delightful and didn't seem like it was in the middle of Manhattan and the food delicious.

Thank Amanda C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 E 17th St, New York City, NY 10003-2105
    (Irving Place)
  • Public Transportation: N,R,Q,W,4,5,6, & L to 14th ST/Union Square
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-353-2121
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