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About Glass House Tavern

You feel a great energy when you walk into the Glass House Tavern. The decor is soothing and warm and truly makes the customer feel welcome. The prompt, friendly service is delightful and the food is incredible.

Executive Chef Craig Cupani has created a contemporary American menu that sets this restaurant apart from the other choices in the neighborhood. Fresh, seasonal ingredients are the emphasis here and the results are fantastic.

252 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Sat, Sun 11:00 am–3:30 pm
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:30 pm
Dinner
Daily 4:00 pm–12:00 am

Cross Street:
Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 730-4800

Website:
http://www.glasshousetavern.com/

Parking Details:
Discounted parking at SP Parking on 47th, between Broadway & 8th Avenue(second garage on our block).
$ 18 for up to six hours when you enter after 11:00 am

Public Transit:
N, R & W trains to 49th Street, 1 train to 50th Street, C & E trains to 50th Street, and B, D & F to 47 Street/50 Rockefeller Center.

Executive Chef:
Craig Cupani

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Celebrate Christmas at Glass House Tavern with your loved ones. Chef Craig Cupani's has created a wonderful Christmas Eve menu and our bar staff will be mixing our special holiday cocktails.

Private Dining

Glass House Tavern is an ideal location for private events of any size. With seated dinners from 10 to 125, and cocktail parties from 30 to 250, our multilevel space offers a number of options. Executive chef Craig Cupani can create a menu to satisfy any need.

Glass House Tavern Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.1

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (106)
Casual (38)
Special Occasion (34)
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Good for a Date (29)
Quiet Conversation (26)
Great for Lunch (26)
Good for Birthdays (23)
Good for Anniversaries (21)
Creative Cuisine (21)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Business Meals (20)
Fit for Foodies (19)
Sunday Lunch (17)
Great for Brunch (17)
Cozy (16)
Good for Groups (14)
Comfort Food (13)
Fun (13)
Romantic (11)
People Watching (9)
Bar Seating (7)
Healthy (7)
Late-night Find (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Authentic (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Scenic View (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Organic (1)
Seasonal (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 12 hours ago

Meal was good except for the turkey. It was very dry.

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 (Charleston)·Dined 17 hours ago

Went here for Thanksgiving dinner. Had reservations for 1:15 but decided to head right over after the parade. We were seated immediately upstairs. The meal was delicious. I started with the risotto with duck confit. Cooked perfectly. For my entree I chose the traditional turkey dinner. All elements were in place and prepared on point. Finally how could I say no to Pumpkin Pie for dessert. Simple and delicious. Thanks to everyone for a great holiday meal.

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food5
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Great spot if you're going to the theater. The food is very well done, drinks are good, and you can hear yourself think!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Consistently GOOD- good food + good service. Always try to cater to requests.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

The prix fix brunch offered excellent choices. The waiter was attentive and well informed. The pacing of the courses was perfect.

1 person found this review helpful.
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food5
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined 5 days ago

Great location for the theater. The menu is limited and the portions are small. Extra charges for most sides. Decent value seeing its near Times Square. What you would expect for New York.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Delightful for brunch going to rebook will go back many times

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

It was average priced for this area of the city. Food was good, service was up to par. Great spot for a first datep

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Very good food and it got VERY quiet right before Broadway shows were to begin! If you want really quiet, I suggest going between 8-10 pm-you'll have the place to yourselves!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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·Dined 6 days ago

Nice seating for my group of 8. Very comfortable. Waitstaff was very personable and efficient.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Daughter's birthday

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·Dined 6 days ago

Great experience. Food and service were good. Good value

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Casual
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·Dined 6 days ago

Meeting family

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·Dined 6 days ago

Nice that it was open late, after a show. Food was good, service excellent, fairly priced.

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Glass House Tavern is a neighborhood favorite of mine. The corn couscous alone is worth it. I have never ordered anything here that wasn't delicious and beautiful. And the service is friendly and attentive.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 7 days ago

We were going to the theater, and we saw that the restaurant was right next-door. Excellent choice! The food was delicious and even though we arrived early for the dining before the Play we never felt rushed!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 16, 2017

My hangar steak was terrific. Pieces of fish served seemed small--for the price. But Glass House Tavern in the THeater District is packed before Broadway shows. Active bar scene adds to the appeal of this restaurant.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Very friendly, beautiful and casual at the same time

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

We went here for the first time last Wednesday for the pre theater meal because we were seeing a play across the street. We were very impressed with the staff, especially our waiter. The food was delicious and the courses were perfectly paced. A great find!

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

As in my ratings, the food and service of the Glass House Tavern was exceptional. They had a delicious pre-theatre menu that was a great value, and the waiters were very attentive to us. We had a nice lunch and just a short walk to the theater. Highly recommend.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Everything was excellent. Requested a window table way in advance We were put way in the back by the fireplace. A very private place. My five year old was disappointed we were not seated by a window as this is where we always sit for our special occasions The children can look at all the people,passing and the theaters, which is what Broadway is all about. However another nice family memory.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Very good eggs benedict but small and overpriced starters and sides. Uninspired cocktails.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

I was disappointed in this restaurant - was expecting a typical New York delicious place. The food was ok- menu not so much and the service not great as well.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

good food in the theater district. prix fixe is a good deal.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We had a great lunch on a Saturday afternoon. There were very attentive to seating us on time. We were not going to a show so we weren't pressed to time but I could see that they were sensitive that some people may have that issue. We had the prefix brunch which was both delicious and a good value. The service was very good as well. This was my second time at the restaurant and my first experience was equally good. All in all a very positive experience. I am sure I will be back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, People Watching, Afternoon Coffee, Fun, Great for Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great place for pre/post theater meal. Great food,reasonably priced.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The service was good. Food was ok. Good meal after and before the theater.

Tags: People Watching, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Waitress unattentive and rude. Did not cater to our need to fuelmarathon runners with a plate that maybe should have had more than 4 oz of pasta. Embarrassing

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food2
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Our meal at Glass House Tavern was quite enjoyable. I enjoyed the house cocktail (pumpkin martini), and my husband's choice of the trout special was incredibly flavorful. My son's salmon over risotto was superb, as were the two appetizers (tomato/mozzarella salad & crab cake) I enjoyed as a main course. The only negative was the speed of a, I assume, new waitperson and her mishap with some glassware. Luckily we'd budgeted enough time before our 8:00pm show that we were able to enjoy the meal without fear of the extended time spent. Overall, it was a wonderful experience and we will return to Glass House Tavern next time we're in New York.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, People Watching
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

We will be back!!! We really loved the food and the dining experience.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Second visit with 7 friends and everyone was thrilled with the choice, the food - it was great and our service was terric. Many thanks for a second excellent meal.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I wouldn’t recommend this place for anyone!
the ambience was terrible
it was noisy
service was lousy
waitress was always late and behind
whenever we asked for help from another server they Ignored us!

place gets an F For friggin failure

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food3
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Went for Thursday night pre-theater dinner at 5:30 prior to 7:00 pm show for Hamilton.

1. Prices are reasonable for Manhattan.
2. Good location , close to main theaters.
3. Service is adequate and earnest. Not easy to get everyone out by 6:40 or so pre-theater. I thought they could have used a few more waiters as it appeared the waiters had more tables to handle than would have been optimal.
4. We sat upstairs at a nice table. However, the chairs have been among the most uncomfortable I have ever sat on in my life; coupled with the fact that they are WAY too low for the height of the table !!!- ERGONOMICS MATTERS - as does comfort.
That alone would be reason enough for me not to ever return.
5. The food is ok...nothing more. Uninspired? Perhaps...but you are not going for fine dining; you are going for a fast , light meal before the theater so your stomach doesn't growl during the show, and you don't want to eat a heavy meal so you fall asleep.
7. Had a glass of wine with dinner; reasonable choice at reasonable prices.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 26, 2017

I arrived on time, but my friends came by chartered bus and were delayed. (nearly half an hour.) I was able to be seated and wait for them. The wait staff couldn’t have been more accommodating & pleasant!!!
The food was great and they offer a fixed price meal for theater goers. All in all, it was a great experience. The restaurant also leads itself to host an intimate party on the second level. .

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food5
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Good food, good prices. Better than most theatre district restaurants.

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre
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food3
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

Food was absolutely fabulous. Pre-fixe dinner before theater was perfect. Best deal in town. Wonderful portions!

Tags: Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

We ordered the evening specials and the food was delicious. Our server was excellent. We had a 6:00 reservation for a pre-theater meal.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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food5
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

Food was awesome, wine was good, server was great. It was quiet and cozy. I was sad that I didn't get checked in and didn't my 100 points for booking on open table.

Tags: Cozy, Gluten Free Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Good food and service. Good food and service. Good food and service.

Tags: Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

This was my 2nd time. My first visit was really wonderful which is why I picked it for last Sunday's special occasion. I was very disappointed. The service on my 2nd visit was terrible. They gave us the wrong food, we had to ask other staff to find our waitress numerous times, coffee came after the check and long after our desserts were finished.. and the restaurant wasn't overly crowded so there was no apparent reason for the bad service. I'm not sure how quickly I will be to go again, which is a shame since my first visit was completely different.

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