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About Fraunces Tavern
Fraunces Tavern Restaurant, is one of the city's most historic landmarks in the downtown Financial District. Fraunces Tavern Restaurant offers a large range of small batch and specialty beers, serving traditional American food. The building holds eight different rooms each offering unique public and private dining experiences. Invite friends to sit around the warm fire in the Dingle Whiskey Bar or hold a formal dinner under the crystal chandeliers in the Washington Room. If you're looking for something more informal, step into The Hideout off of the Water Street entrance to watch TV and meet friends for happy hour. And don't forget to make your way upstairs to the Bourbon Lounge to relax in large leather sofas and enjoy food and beverages from the bar. If you're a history buff, visit the Bissell room where you can't miss the beautiful mural painting done in 1717, depicting downtown New York City.
New York, NY 10004
Hours of Operation:
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
LIVE MUSIC EVERY WEEKEND
Friday: Live DJ form 9pm
Saturday: From 1pm until 4pm
Garden Party Trio Jazz Brunch
LIVE Folk Rock in the Tavern Bar
From 10 pm
LIVE Folk Rock in the Tavern Bar
Sean McNally Band
Open seven days a week from 11AM-2AM serving brunch, lunch and dinner
Limited street parking available on the street outside the Tavern. Local parking Garages can be found at https://email@example.com,-74.0126043,17z
4,5 train at Bowling Green
1 train at South Ferry
R train at Whitehall
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
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Contact Brianna 212-968-1776
Fraunces Tavern Ratings and Reviews
If you know anyone that gets excited at all about historical buildings, then this is a major must. You can research the historical value of it, just know there’s a lot, or just walk in and learn/see firsthand.
Besides all of that it’s an incredibly quaint restaurant, they have multiple rooms(restaurant, bar, museum, party) so it’s very spacious and any seat is a good one.
The food was fantastic pub food and the whole staff was very kind and made our experience that much better.
We had an early reservation (6PM), and before we were at a packed bar, so we loved that we were in the quiet historic restaurant. Service was fine, as was the food. When ordering we wanted to substitute one of the sides....waitress had to ask chef & then wanted to uncharge us another $3 to switch for something that was already a menu choice. Needless to say, we switched to lower priced entree & the restaurant lost out on $10 of revenue. oh, well.
After dinner, we were able to get a seat at the whiskey bar (just other side of hostess desk). This was also nice and quiet and the 4 of us enjoyed an after dinner cocktail and whiskey.
Would definitely go back cause of the history of restaurant and close to my husbands office.
Brought my 22 yr old granddaughter who, while living in NY all her life, had not been to the restaurant. She totally enjoyed it. We did have an early lunch res. so no wait for a table which it appears happened later. It is "touristy" - lots of different languages being spoken at neighboring tables with a pretty high decibel level so I wouldn't recommend it for a business lunch.
The food and experience once seated was excellent - the food was high quality and filling, the service was good, the drink menu quite extensive. However, when we arrived - after making the reservation on OpenTable about 15 minutes prior - we were told that we'd have to wait about 30-40 more minutes because there were people waiting for tables ahead of us (who hadn't made any reservations). This policy completely ignored the whole point of making a reservation in the first place and was quite irritating, though we did get seated after about 5 minutes after asking them if we should let people know that they're no longer honoring OpenTable reservations. While it did end up working out for us, I hope that their treatment of OpenTable reservations changes in the future (without the need for convincing - OpenTable should be an easier way to organize reservations, not just a way to get people in the door).
From the squash soup to the delectable chicken pot pie to seating as requested , a quiet table by the window, the experience was perfect! I love the ambiance of the tavern where George Washington bid farewell to his troops in 1783!
I’ll keep this short and sweet. Went there for Christmas Eve for dinner. We had a reservation. The food was amazing. The waiter was decent. The hostess was very snooty/rude and made no bones about being annoyed by us asking her for a chair with a back instead of a stool. Maybe she was upset for having to work on Christmas Eve. I would return.
Very cozy setting, even more so because of the Christmas decorations. Lovely waitress. Felt like a long wait for a simple soup and burger order but we were enjoying the ambience so not a compliant for this meal but a watch out if you were more pressed for time. Burger was really good, but bun a bit crumbly. Bread they serve to every table was also very tasty but a bit dry (maybe it's an original recipe & that's the way it was served starting 200 years ago. Looking forward to returning and sitting in the bar next time.
A very historic tavern, which makes it worth visiting in its own right. But, great ambiance and decor, the food was very good and tasty, the prices were not outrageous, and the wait staff was great. Even though it was just a quick lunch before touring that part of NYC, it was a fantastic choice and I'd gladly dine there again for lunch or dinner. I highly recommend it.
This is a great place to eat and drink. They food was delicious and the attentive wait staff is great. I had the steak and it was cooked perfectly, for dessert had the strudel and it was divine. If you are visiting the downtown area this is a restaurant you must go to. Thank you
We came here for fun and a bit of history. It was sort of a lark and we had low expectations for the meal itself. But we were really happily surprised with a great dinner. The chicken pot pie was incredible and the fish and chips were a big hit too. Great oysters. We were a bit rushed because of a concert we were attending and the staff managed the timing perfectly and the service was fine in every way. We would totally go back.
This was such a gem in lower Manhattan. Because of the history of the place one might think that it would be very touristy- but we didn't find that to be the case. There were some really great beer options on tap as well as bottled or caned, and the food was outstanding. I had the Chicken Pot pie- and it was one of the best I have ever had- The lamb stew was also excellent- especially for a cold day in NYC. I suggest making a reservation ahead of time and I also would recommend the guided tour of the museum upstairs- it was very interesting. It wasn't too busy around 12:30 pm and we were able to get seats at the bar pretty easily on a Saturday.
Fraunces Tavern is on a short list of my favorite NYC restaurants. It's great any time of year but particularly festive and cozy during the holidays. I love the authentic old-time decor and vibe - it makes me happy as soon as I walk in the door. The music (not live and too loud - thank you!) is perfect. And you can't beat the happy hour oysters!
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