Faces and Names
Faces and Names

Faces and Names

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.facesandnames.com/
  • Phone: 2125869311x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 3:00am

    Bars open until 4am everyday.

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  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Comfort Food
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Wine
  • Catering: Please contact Yadira or Alex for your catering needs.
  • Entertainment: At Faces & Names we always play a lively mix of modern and classic rock and pop to keep an upbeat feeling going for the crowd.
    Friday and Saturday nights after 10pm we have a live DJ spinning the best hits of all times.
  • Special Events: We can accommodate parties from 10-160 people. Party packages available. Big screen, customized music and private room available for parties of 65+. Contact us for further details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between 6th and 7th Avenues
  • Public Transit: N, R, Q, & W trains to 57th Street, B, D, & E trains to 7th Avenue, 1 train to 50th Street, and the F train to 57th Street.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There are two public parking lots on the block for your parking needs and meter parking on the street after 7pm, free after midnight.
A word from Faces and Names
Faces & Names is a warm, friendly bar/lounge located right in the heart of Midtown. Whether you are with one or many friends, Faces & Names is a wonderful place to enjoy yourself. We specialize in group gatherings and after work events, offering a fun and intimate setting for people to catch up, or friends to hang out. Faces and Names is a 21 and over establishment after 5pm, but families are welcome to come in with their children before 5pm daily.
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Faces and Names reviews from OpenTable diners
5 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating3.6
  • Food3.6
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
66% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (3)great for lunch (2)good for groups (2)late-night find (2)vibrant bar scene (2)fit for foodies (1)great for brunch (1)special occasion (1)hot spot (1)Show More
  • Faces and Names is fantastic!
    lizzieh
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    This bar/restaurant is a great, affordable find in the 50s. My friend and I ordered off the brunch menu and enjoyed our omelette and freshly made black bean burger, respectively. Jayne, our server, has a bright smile and a friendly, charming demeanor. She could not have been more helpful and accommodating. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food/ Slow service
    KristenS
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Everyone at faces and names was super friendly so I feel terrible to say this..but the service was beyond slow. The place was not busy at all so I don't know why we were there for 2 hours just for lunch. The food was very good and again, everyone was very friendly so for that reason I will return...I will just anticipate being there longer then expected.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 3 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.7
    • Food3.3
    • Ambiance3.3
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 49 reviews are from the Faces and Names reviews archive.
  • event fun
    eggs
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    I held a reunion here over the weekend with 30 guests. I planned ahead with management and there were very attentive to my needs. Ate a quick meal of apps and they were great. Other guests ordered more extensive items and they looked great and I was told they were good. Drinks were very good and nice staff. The area in the rear with sofas was very nice for us to hang out and talk to people we had not seen in many years. Yet, had a nice big TV for the NCAA games so no one missed out on that while having a good time with old friends. A shout out to the staff there that were very nice and that we had an excellent time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great last minute place
    chaun
    Dined on 12/1/2013
    ive been to faces and names twice and both times i was very satisfied with the food portions, service and overall atmosphere. i would definitely recommend for a date night, or just meet up with friends.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great atmosphere and food!
    Cybar
    Dined on 6/19/2013
    Our dinner was great ! I recommend the sliders. The drink portions were healthy. The service was friendly. At no time did we feel rushed. High energy. We requested and were given a quiet table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Interesting Atmosphere
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/14/2013
    Didn't need a reservation for brunch since it was very quiet and opened a Noon. however,, saying that the brunch was good, the price reasonable, and I loved the Bloody Mary!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • They'd prefer you had a few beers
    MartinezVIP
    Dined on 3/15/2013
    Our waitress insisted that I order off the the wine list, even though all the wines-by-the-glass are also conveniently listed on the food menu. There are only five choices, but she insisted condescendingly to help me choose, recommending the riesling, guessing with a veiled sneer that I'd order the pinot grigio, and then looking surprised that I could pronounce sauvignon blanc. We ordered dumplings and stuffed mushrooms as appetizers, and caprese salad and grilled protobello sandwich entrees. All were serviceable, but forgettable, at this place that claims to serve comfort food. Funky caricature portraits of entertainment industry celebrities are fun, but the best art in the house is on the very fine coasters.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • awful. a dark, dingy bar with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    awful. a dark, dingy bar with a few poorly placed tables.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was fabulous and server
    whatever3333
    Dined on 2/22/2013
    Food was fabulous and server was wonderful. Very noisy so difficult to carry on conversation with others at the table.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Way To Start a NYC Evening
    TneckMOMVIP
    Dined on 1/18/2013
    This was our first time there. I loved how the concept of the place was pub-like, with appetisers and drinks, it was just the way to start off a weekend night in NYC! We had a large group of 7 meeting up there, and the banquet tables with cushioned seats in the back were perfect for a comfortable gathering of a large group. The waitresses were very attentive, and the food was delicious (we ordered the spring rolls and chicken mini-tacos. We loved how the appetisers come already portioned to share with a group (7 per plate) and it helped set the evening off. While the drink bill was a little pricey, we will definitely return again.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great lounge
    AdSmithVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2012
    This is not a great place for dinner, but a great place for drinks. While the food they have is good and the menu is broad for a bar, the dark lighting, loud music and hightop tables (mostly) cue this more for a bar/lounge than restaurant. However, the staff is amazingly kind, helpful and fast - terrific! It's a great place to go with drinks in mind and an "OK" place to eat meal for dinner (lunch would be pretty good!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We visited for lunch and were
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 8/1/2012
    We visited for lunch and were able to relax and watch the Olympics on the huge screens. The food and service were outstanding. We plan to go back and try the dinner menu. There is ample, comfortable seating around a fireplace in the back which would be a great place to meet friends for drinks.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • An ideal place to meet up
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/2/2012
    An ideal place to meet up with friends for a beverage and some fun. Love the cool paintings on the walls and seating provided modern but cozy feel for a group gathering. The proximity to the Hilton made it an just fabulous!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Find!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 1/18/2012
    Great place, great prices. Service was outstanding and food was tasty and prompt!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • restaurant seating was not
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 11/20/2011
    restaurant seating was not available - we sat at bar, which was fine - glad there were plenty of seats as we were a party of 5, even tho' two teenagers were with us. The place had a tired feel about it but the food was good and the location was great as we were seeing the show at Radio City.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I wouldn't come here for the
    jajayyyyy
    Dined on 10/22/2011
    I wouldn't come here for the food, very basic american menu but its a cute place to stop in for a drink with some friends.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Faces and Names was fine for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/17/2011
    Faces and Names was fine for a bar, but not as a restaurant. It's really just a bar that serves food. It didn't have real tables and a reservation wasn't needed. But the service was good and the food was good and reasonably priced.
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  • Great services. I had the
    MikeyboxxVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2011
    Great services. I had the buffalo chicken salad which I wasn't that crazy about.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Competant bar food, quiet for lunch
    Ulysses
    Dined on 7/15/2011
    I imagine this place might be jumping on a typical evening, but for our early lunch it was beyond quiet. Basically a bar with caricatures on the walls (some of them quite good) and bar food that's well done but nothing special. It wasn't exactly what we had in mind when we made the (as it turns out, unnecessary) reservations, but we gave it a try anyway. The activity level picked up through our meal, which was delivered quickly and competently. I was concerned that the deep fried items might be soggy since it was so early, but the fryer was ready and the chef up to the task. For our tastes there are more appropriate eateries in the area, but if bar food is on your radar, by all means give them a try.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • It was so loud we had to scream
    LYL17VIP
    Dined on 4/21/2011
    It was so loud we had to scream at each other to carry on a conversation. Otherwise, the place is great.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • i don't think this should
    rockyVIP
    Dined on 4/17/2011
    i don't think this should even be included in your listings. the place was empty except for 2 tables of teenagers obviously in town on spring break on a tour or class trip. They were having a good time and there was laughter and noise, but that was ok - except the hostess (bartender) indicated we should sit right next to them when the whole place was empty - when we mentioned this she casually said, oh, sit anywhere...it went downhill from there.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very reasonable brunch menu.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 1/9/2011
    Very reasonable brunch menu. We were a little disappointed with the basic hamburger bun. Food well-prepared & to our liking.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I made this reservation for
    Blacklug2013VIP
    Dined on 1/2/2011
    I made this reservation for 3am and I arrived early. I'm glad i did as the kitchen closes at 3am. My server mentioned that they never get reservations at 3am. The bar was very loud as the bartender was VERY loud as I guess he was entertaining his crowd.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Faces and Names is a good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 12/21/2010
    Faces and Names is a good moderately priced bar/restaurant in Midtown. It is great for drinks and a meal and for after work hang out. I had a very good Alsace Reisling. The salad was pretty good but they put "prosciutto" in the salad that was just way too salty. In addition, they fried the prosciutto which is really confusing because prosciutto is not fried,it was like uber-salty bacon. I think it is akin to frying smoked salmon. Why would you do that? Otherwise the salad was good, it would have been better if I had not paid the additional $2 for ruined prosciutto. My friend said her tuna steak was good but was not rare like she ordered. Service was friendly and prompt.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We had a nice lunch except
    MikeyboxxVIP
    Dined on 12/3/2010
    We had a nice lunch except for the fact that this guy next to us was laughing so LOUD that the entire restaurant can here him. It disturbed our entire meal. I wish the wait staff would have said something.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Overall I would have to say
    FOODMOMVIP
    Dined on 11/14/2010
    Overall I would have to say quite disappointed in the entire experience especially the service - seemed like only one wait person for the whole restaurant at noon for Sunday Brunch -Also they DO NOT have decaf coffee - hello its 2010 no decaf coffee?? At least they allowed me to go across the street to a deli and bring in a cup of decaf. Others we were with ordered eggs benedict and the eggs were hard boiled and no sauce. My burger was pretty good although I had to ask 2 times for ketchup which should have been brought with the burger. The location was great for the show we were seeing but based on lack of service I doubt I would go back
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  • loved loved loved this place!!
    lisalep4
    Dined on 10/25/2010
    loved loved loved this place!! our server was a gem and everyone made a big deal about my daughter's 18th birthday! the atmosphere is so cozy and fun and the food and service were outstanding!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service was great. Everyone
    DaveVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2010
    Service was great. Everyone was very nice including our waitress. Great artwork.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • lovely decor, relaxed atmosphere
    CocoaPit
    Dined on 6/13/2010
    lovely decor, relaxed atmosphere and an excellent meal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • probably more fun at night,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 5/23/2010
    probably more fun at night, Sunday lunch was quiet with not many choices, although what we had was ok
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  • Food was great - service was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/19/2010
    Food was great - service was wonderful - would go back in a minute!!!!!!!!!!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • F&N is a Bar and Lounge. Very
    MarthaVIP
    Dined on 5/19/2010
    F&N is a Bar and Lounge. Very different food offerings. Nothing much over $10.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • While the service from check-in
    Rhea58VIP
    Dined on 5/16/2010
    While the service from check-in thru table service was excellent the food was mediocre. Both had the salmon w/horrible mashed potatoes. No veg. Good coffee. Full house @ lunch; won't go back.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We were a group a 13 ladies
    Cougar1
    Dined on 5/2/2010
    We were a group a 13 ladies going for brunch before seeing a show. This is not my first time at Faces and I was in charge of choosing the restaurant. Everyone was pleased. The food is delicious. The prices are more than reasonable and the staff is incredibly friendly and accomadating. Honestly, I cannot say enough about the food. Everything we ordered was exceptional. It is surely a gem.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love the decor - the paintings
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 4/9/2010
    Love the decor - the paintings of all the celebrities were a fun touch. The wait staff was very nice and attentive.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Went after work for dinner,but
    Arl10019
    Dined on 3/19/2010
    Went after work for dinner,but this place more suitable for happy-hour/appetizers. Seating uncomfortable for dining, huge tv way too large for size of bar and back room lovely and cozy but, again, no comfortable seating. I preferred Faces & Names at lunch time.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This is a nicely attired bar
    SaxmanVIP
    Dined on 3/13/2010
    This is a nicely attired bar with an attractive staff. You could bring your date here or your mother. The $15 brunch which includes a cocktail is a great bargain. The food is good for bar food; it will never be confused with what they are serving next door at Gordon Ramsays. Lot's of fresh beer on tap. I would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was the first time I have
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/19/2010
    It was the first time I have been to Faces and Names. I will be a return customer. The food and service was great. A great place to get together with friends after work.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, late-night find, hot spot
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  • Took a friend for retirement
    Arl10019
    Dined on 2/1/2010
    Took a friend for retirement celebration, and we both enjoyed the experience/food/service/ambience at Faces & Names (especially the eclectic selection of appetizers). Food was fresh and presentation was great. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Brunch menu, although limited,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 1/31/2010
    Brunch menu, although limited, was quite good. The food was extremely tasty, although the home fries served with my omelette were a bit on the cold side. Since we were the first customers of the day, I find that a bit unsettling.
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    • Noise LevelModerate