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Cask Bar & Kitchen

4.7
110 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
CASK 100yr old reclaimed wood floor and an antique back bar sets the tone. Cask Bar & Kitchen harks back to a by-gone era. One of craftsmanship and authenticity. Of dimly lit encounters, great conversation & carefully created cocktails. We offer hand drawn cask conditioned beers, a wide variety of craft beers and an exceptional selection of wines. Well informed waist coated Barkeeps will guide the most discerning of taste buds. The Kitchen continues the simple rustic theme with its selection of cheeses, charcuterie and wide range of small plate fare. The Cellar Bar located downstairs can be reserved for private events and incorporates a full draft system. With the same attention to décor and detail as upstairs it is the perfect setting for any event. “Classic Vintage Bar” as described by one customer and frankly we couldn’t agree more. We hope you enjoy!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 3:30pm;
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(212) 300-4924
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Catering
http://www.casknyc.com/index.htm
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
33rd Street Between 3rd & Lexington Avenue
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Parking details
Rapid Park Garage. 33rd Street Between 2nd & 3rd Avenues.
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Public transit
6 Train to 33rd & Park
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch
What 110 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.5
service
4.7
ambience
4.3
value
Noise · Moderate
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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Food was fine. Very noisy, during a week night

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KaeS (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Came here with family who were visiting from out of town, it was great! Amazing cocktails.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
1.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

My friends and I spent over $700 at this restaurant. We left the restaurant to go to our cars, but two of us decided to walk back into the restaurant to use the restroom before traveling. Two of our friends were standing outside the main doorway, while two of us decided to go to the restroom. My friend went to the restroom first. As he was returning to the doorway, I decided to go to the restroom too. At this point, I was aggressively confronted by the bartender. He yelled at me repeatedly to catch my attention and aggressively asked, “What’s going on here? Why are you guys standing in the doorway? What are you doing here?” This caught me off-guard, as we just spent a few hours at this restaurant. I responded that I am going to the restroom and that we just finished our meal here moments ago. I am extremely displeased with this bartender and will no longer return for special occasions, nor recommend my friends to visit. This incident occurred around 2:30AM on Sat, 12/30

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Minx (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

The cocktails and food were a triumph as always and the ambiance was warm and cozy. Cask is perfect for a get-together with friends as well as for a date.

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Daisy (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Get the ribs, brussels sprouts, and lamb & goat cheese nachos. I don't like lamb nor goat cheese, but I loved this one!

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Jered (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

We had a great time at Cask on a Saturday night for dinner and drinks. The atmosphere is relaxing. Food and drinks were excellent! Great for sharing small plates.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on October 20, 2017

We really enjoyed our time at the Cask. Six of us were celebrating a birthday and anniversary before heading to the Billy Joel concert. It was a bonus to get a round table in the back. The food was perfect for what we were looking for. Our party got burgers and flatbread, but there were larger choices on the menu. Food was delicious as were the drinks, service was friendly and fast.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 8, 2017

Our waiter was awesome. Very laid-back and perfect for brunch. I recommend the blood orange mimosa’s.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on September 29, 2017

Got together with some friends after work on a Friday. Their happy drinks are great and food is
Good too although it used to be better. Super noisy and busy but altogether a good time

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RSEWestchester (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on September 25, 2017

A relaxed and friendly ambiance. Excellent service. Some really delicious plates like the tamarind ribs. Everyone enjoyed their dishes.

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vipHeysaylavie (Miami)
5.0  Dined on September 1, 2017

Took a chance on a new restaurant for my birthday celebration with friends. Wanted great food, great ambiance, great service, reasonable noise-level--wasn't disappointed! We all really enjoyed the experience, and I would definitely put Cask Bar & Kitchen on my list of favorites in New York. A real gem.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on August 26, 2017

Food was great! Service was wonderful, very attentive but not overbearing. Great wine list and cocktails. Would definitely go back again.

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vipErin (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on August 24, 2017

Love this place! Always feel welcomed. Kelly the Manager is wonderful, bartenders Rachel and Niall always a pleasure. Food is good, like the music, definitely a good energy. Highly Recommend, enjoy.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on August 19, 2017

Good for a large group birthday party

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vipSWMom (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on August 5, 2017

Cask Bar & Kitchen is a fun, neighborhood bar and casual restaurant. The white Sangria was delicious and refreshing. Our party of four was seated downstairs - it was quiet, cozy and the bartender was attentive. We enjoyed the truffle mac n' cheese, tuna tartare, kale caesar, margarita flatbread, bbq pulled pork flatbread and crispy cauliflower. Everything we ate was fresh and tasty. Cask Bar & Kitchen exceeded our expectations.

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vipreasonableguy (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on August 4, 2017

We have been to Cask twice now and were very happy both times. Great food, great drinks, responsive and competent but not overly warm and friendly service (to be fair, we had the same guy both times, so maybe it's just him). They have a range of great apps and for entrees they have very good salads you can add protein to as well as some excellent entrees. It can get really loud, so don't plan on being able to hear more than one or two seats away after 8 or 9. But for this sometimes mediocre Murray Hill area, it's hard to beat the nice setting, great menu and overall good vibe.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on August 4, 2017

Made a reservation for 5 but 8 showed up. The restaurant kept their cool and accommodated as nuch as possible. Service was great but the drinks seem to be poured using a graduated cylinder.

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TLHK (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on July 22, 2017

Great atmosphere! Cozy and laid back. Philly cheesesteak spring rolls, brussels sprouts and califlower were the food highlights. I heard good things about the salmon. The chicken was good, but nothing to rave about. Drinks were good. Wish we were hungry enough to try dessert, because that looked the best.

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on July 19, 2017

Fantastic discovery in Midtown East... that mac and cheese was unbelievable! We had a mini cast meeting, the sound level was a bit loud, by what do you expect in New York? Would definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner (Columbus)
5.0  Dined on July 18, 2017

Absolutely wonderful service. Our waiter have great recommendations and was so thoughtful. We plan on going back soon for the happy hour. The red sangria is out of this world.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on July 4, 2017

Our review may be biased by the fact we had our 4 and 6 year grandchildren with us. The restaurant was extremely noisy. The options were quite limited and very little for children. We had a combination of the small platters. The food was okay but nothing to bring us back again.
I can see that it would appeal to 20-30 year olds who have different needs for a good night out, than we had

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vipSari (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on June 29, 2017

Awesome place! Love, love the blood orange jalapeño margarita! Get the pitcher if you plan on having more than 2 or 3 at your table . The ribs are so yummy! Loved the lamb nachos ! The oysters were a real bargain and so fresh from 4-7pm at 1.00 each. Will definitely be back!

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Betty (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on June 11, 2017

Met up with my nieces and nephews. Had a great time. Good food drinks and ambience!

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BethR (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 21, 2017

Delightful brunch - menu had a nice variety and a few things that were not the usual brunch fare. Very attentive service and everything we ordered was delicious. Will definitely be going back!

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Julie (Omaha)
4.0  Dined on May 3, 2017

Fun, energetic bar! Make reservations as it is a small place.

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Cjcl (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on March 10, 2017

Lots of fun. Our server was fantastic and the food was really good. We shared appetizers and had salads and burgers.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on March 9, 2017

Cute, cozy place. Service was great. Was sat down immediately even though my whole party for our reservation were still on their way. Attentive wait staff, but they started rushing us out of our table which was rude, until finally they told us they had a reservation waiting. Would've been a lot better if they just told us rather than having the bus boy give us a dirty look when we tried to order more drinks. Otherwise, good place. Has a bar upstairs and downstairs. Does end up getting a little loud, but nothing more than a usual bar.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 24, 2017

Dinner with my parents. They were so accommodating to us and them. Our waiter was so nice and attentive. Would go back in a second.

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Jessica (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2017

I met a group of friends for my birthday during their Wednesday happy hour. They were kind enough to put us at a group table up on the alcove separated from the main dining area. It was PERFECT. The service and ambiance is great. The food is tasty and the drink selections are awesome. The happy hour value is impressive.

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AlisonN (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 12, 2017

Found Cask to be a great spot for weekend Brunch. The restaurant was dark but had been nicely decorated for Valentine's Day. Had a cute, off-beat vibe. Young crowd. We ate downstairs because upstairs was booked. Be prepare to sit on bar stools and high built-in banquet seating which was different, though not a problem. Our server was very helpful and pleasant. Lamb tacos were great. I would recommend for a casual, fun brunch - great for post-college demographic as well.

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