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Jimmy at the James

4.3
4.3
90 Reviews
$30 and under
Tapas / Small Plates
Thank you for your inquiry. JIMMY is being renovated/refreshed until mid-April. Please reach out to www.theskylarknyc.com, our sister property, if you are looking for another great rooftop for cocktails and bites. We look forward to seeing you in the near future.

JIMMY is the perfect spot in Soho for an after-work or pre/post dinner cocktail, set 18 floors high atop The James Hotel. Jimmy is a contemporary interpretation of the classic pub, with a 1970’s New York twist. The atmosphere is intimate and refined, all surrounded by 14’ windows with panoramic views of Midtown, Wall Street, the Hudson River, and the bridges spanning the East River. Unlike typical rooftop bars, Jimmy is a year-round destination. In colder months, guests gravitate towards the inside conversation pit – a free form lounge area with plush upholstered seating. In warmer weather, the experience spills onto the roof deck, where guests can enjoy chaise lounges, and unparalleled city views.

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  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Tapas / Small Plates

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed, Sun 5:00 pm–1:00 am Thu, Fri 5:00 pm–2:00 am Sat 3:00 pm–2:00 am

  • Phone number

    (212) 201-9118

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Private party facilities

    ROOFTOP EXPERIENCE With its dramatic views, roof deck with pool, and refined yet conversational atmosphere, JIMMY offers the ideal venue for your next social, business or celebratory event. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE * 1,200 sq ft interior space * 1,200 sq ft roof deck with pool * Bar service and catering * Fully configurable seating * Indoor capacity: 100-125 * Indoor/Outdoor Capacity: 150 For more information, please email events@jimmysoho.com

  • Neighborhood

    SoHo

  • Cross street

    6th Avenue

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    Canal Street A,C,E<br />Canal Street 1,2<br />Canal Street N, R, J, 6<br />

  • Entertainment

    DJs on Friday and Saturday nights from 10:00pm-2:00am.

  • Additional

    Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 90 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.3
4.3 based on all time ratings
  • 3.8Food
  • 3.8Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 3.6Value

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  1. A

    Akarsh

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 25, 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Yes. But drinks are pricey Good location and view It was not so crowded on a Friday night
  2. DP

    DavidP

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2020

    overall1food3service2ambience1
    Everyone was obnoxious - staff included.
  3. DO

    DanielleO

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 11, 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    The views and ambiance is what makes this worth the trip.
  4. D

    Damaris

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I’d been to Jimmy in the past, but decided to have some drinks for my birthday. What a great time! Excellent service! The drinks were amazing, food was great and the music was a perfect mix of everything that everyone was able to dance. Highly recommend during the week and on the weekends.
  5. GE

    GeorgeE

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 8, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    The views are outstanding in every direction! I prefer traditional martini glasses.
  6. NL

    NicolasL

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 18, 2019

    overall2food1service1ambience2
    The server gave my credit card to another client and did not follow up with me. Noise level was very high.
  7. PJ

    PatriciaJ

    New York Area

    12 reviews

    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on September 26, 2019

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    When it gets busy it becomes hard to get timely service
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    6 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2019

    overall1food1service3ambience2
    Did not like the music or the experience. Food was just bad.
  9. LV

    LeonardV

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 29, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Impeccable views, top notch service and a great time.
  10. LS

    LachandraS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2019

    overall4food3service4ambience3
    I wish the maragrita pizza was bigger. It was 18 dollars, it should of been a large pizza bread for at least 2 people. Swimming pool was ok. Just dont know what days to go in it.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 8, 2019

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    Jimmy’s is the perfect place to just wind down and enjoy spectacular views and awesome drinks with friends and a great crowd
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Berlin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 2, 2019

    overall4food3service2ambience4
    Nice view, not more than that
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 1, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved it!!!!!!!!!
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 1, 2019

    overall2food2service1ambience4
    My partner and I decided to cap off our Pride weekend at the Jimmy and enjoy a couple of drinks on their rooftop deck. Views were amazing. Drinks were a bit pricey for what they were but it’s a rooftop bar in NYC so it was expected. Unfortunately as we walked through after checking in with the door guy, some “host” starting screaming saying “don’t let DUDES in without females unless they have a reservation.” Of course we had a reservation, but to think that we’d be refused entry if we didn’t was pretty shocking to hear (it was just my partner and me at this point-and yes we’re both dudes). I’m sure the Jimmy is not ANTI-GAY so I won’t go there. But this obviously left us with a horrible first impression and sadly set the tone for our experience. We stayed for one drink and decided to spend our “dude” money elsewhere.
  15. NA

    NotAdrienJ

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 21, 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Someone has erroneously and inadvertently used my email for OpenTable. I haven't ever used this, however for the 2nd time within a year, I've received email confirmation from this site. I am not Adrien Jones. Please be advised and alert the User of the error. Thank You
  16. a

    annap

    London

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2019

    overall1food2service1ambience1
    No atmosphere. Better views else where. Staff depressed, tight dresses dragging around heavy boots on feet wearing sunglasses on a dull evening with rain starting. Asking for I'd in lobby lift. And holding hostage credit cards. Bad practice taking away card. Totally disappointed. Way better places elsewhere Watched others down drink and leave.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2019

    overall2food3service2ambience2
    Not the same as it used to be. Views the same but kitchen took over an hour to make chips and guac to go with our drinks...
  18. s

    silva

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2019

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    The view was breathtaking and amazing ! Went there on a Tuesday afternoon and it was super packed ! The drinks were pricey but the ambiance, the view and the atmosphere were top rated ! We had so much fun !
  19. JA

    JamielynA

    New York Area

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2019

    overall2food3service1ambience5
    I’m not exactly sure how you’d make a reservation for table then receive a confirmation table to arrive with your guests and hostess tell you that it’s for “first come, first serve”. Even if it’s reserved through Open Table. She was absolutely rude, and only there to sell tables to larger groups. She also ushered us to table in the corner with a hostess who didn’t even come back for 30 mins to take our first round of drinks. If it wasn’t for the amazing dj we would’ve left.
  20. JH

    JasmineH

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2019

    overall3food2service3ambience5
    Party scene. Poor table service. Overpriced cocktails and food that are below average. Great view and sunset scenes.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 24, 2019

    overall4food3service3ambience4
    They sat us down at a terrible table in front of the toilets, very uncomfortable. But staff was very understanding and did their best to move us ASAP even though it was fully booked. Food was good, very good drinks! Amazing view!
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Caribbean

    6 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 19, 2019

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    Dont expect much from the hostesses
  23. BM

    BrookeM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 5, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We started our evening there at around 5pm on a Friday night, had reservations, awesome dj playing the best of 70's and 80's, cocktails and appetizers were awesome, it was raining so we couldnt hang out on the welcoming out door roof top with pool, but still very cool spot for a couple of women in their early 50"s and 21 year old daughter. ;-)
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    5 star! Great experience!
  25. TF

    ThaiFiend

    New York Area

    91 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    91 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2019

    overall4food4service2ambience5
    Drinks are priced loftier than the spectacular view; go at sunset if possible and if you want to sit, reserve a table. If you sit near the restroom (north side), service will slow down as it gets packed with 20-30 somethings at least on a Saturday . If you sit in the southwest side, near the waitress station, guess what? They still can’t hear you, but presumably corrections will be quicker. We had spicy tuna roll and vegetable dumplings with our drinks. Both quite good, presumably from restaurant at ground level. It’s really a bar with a dj. Tables are barely big enough for four drinks or two appetizers, not both.
  26. SP

    ShashankP

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 17, 2019

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Excellent place for spending time with friends. Great views to enjoy sunset and also the skyline
  27. PC

    PamC

    Glasgow

    5 reviews

    1.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience4
    Our friend came to visit so we booked a table to watch the sunset and noted it was a special occasion. Turned up and all tables were full, no effort had been made to reserve anything. Told they would ‘let us know when something opened up’ - no point in booking then!! After 20 minutes we left and had dinner and drinks elsewhere. Never going back.
  28. SR

    SimoneR

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 30, 2018

    overall2food1service1ambience3
    We booked a table but when we got there they didn't have a table for us plus there was a private party going on After 10 minutes they said they were setting a table - which in fact was them asking someone else to move who subsequently refused Ultimately they took chairs from the private party and arranged against a wall not as promised in the window Could be great but service / welcome v poor Really disappointed especially as it was a 50th birthday celebration
  29. DA

    DanielAlves

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 29, 2018

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Our experience at Jimmy was absolutely amazing. The scotch menu is very good. The attendant Melissa was adorable and extremely kind.
  30. SG

    ShaneG

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 8, 2018

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    couldn’t ask any simple questions over the phone. they said to call the front desk but then they said there was no front desk. they said you would just have to show up and see...
  31. K

    Kentuckygirl

    New York Area

    13 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on October 3, 2018

    overall3food4service1ambience5
    Stellar views- they are the reason to spend the money to go to Jimmy. Food was good. Drinks are good but pricey. Service was AWFUL. Music was both too loud and too techno. Still- so glad we went and I don’t regret spending the time or money there.
  32. KA

    KirstenA

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 1, 2018

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    Stunning view, actual bar area nicer at night. Ambiance a little lacking. Some music on the roof top what have been great.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2018

    overall5food4service3ambience3
    Pleasure to see this view
  34. R

    Riascos84

    Caribbean

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2018

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Awesome view and cool Vibe! There’s a small pool on rooftop but I usually only see a few people in it. Expensive drinks $19. Service takes a while because it’s always packed.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic City

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 29, 2018

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    I made a reservation here for my birthday as their website stated you could use the pool if you have dinner reservations. When I confirmed, I learned this is only true on weekends, although the website states no difference. While trying to cancel, I was urged to reconsider by the staff from the hospitality company contracted by the restaurant, arguing the semantics of the website. Regardless, I wanted to cancel, and they pushed back. Will NEVER recommend this place.
  36. SL

    SydneyLepselter

    Atlantic City

    49 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    49 reviews

    Dined on August 23, 2018

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Always fun here, beautiful view, drinks were great. Sometimes door guy can be a bit snippy even this time and I specifically came for my birthday. Service is good and waitresses are very nice drinks are great and prices aren’t too bad for an NYC Rooftop
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    21 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Great vibe, beautiful views, great service, awesome music but sadly the drinks fell short
  38. f

    foodislife

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great view of the NYC skyline both uptown and downtown. The drinks were pricey, but not anything abnormal for a rooftop bar. The service was excellent. Everyone was attentive and friendly. I recommend the pineapple mojito.
  39. M

    Msah94

    Washington DC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 6, 2018

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    We got to Jimmy at the James at around 8 on a Sunday night. The roof deck was full of people, and there was a DJ playing some pop music. Drinks were expensive, $20 each, but the view was awesome. I got a few great pictures there. The pool was only open for about an hour while we were there and closed around 9pm but I got to sit in the pool for at least a little bit. There weren't very many people actually in the pool when I was there, there were more people just dipping their feet in while sitting poolside. Overall a good, one-time rooftop experience.
  40. MB

    MegB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 6, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing view. Would go there again and again and again.

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Jimmy at the James is rated 4.3 stars by 90 OpenTable diners.

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Additional information

  • Cross street

    6th Avenue

  • Neighborhood

    SoHo

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed, Sun 5:00 pm–1:00 am Thu, Fri 5:00 pm–2:00 am Sat 3:00 pm–2:00 am

  • Cuisines

    Tapas / Small Plates

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    Canal Street A,C,ECanal Street 1,2Canal Street N, R, J, 6

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Entertainment

    DJs on Friday and Saturday nights from 10:00pm-2:00am.

  • Additional

    Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 201-9118

  • Private party facilities

    ROOFTOP EXPERIENCE With its dramatic views, roof deck with pool, and refined yet conversational atmosphere, JIMMY offers the ideal venue for your next social, business or celebratory event. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE * 1,200 sq ft interior space * 1,200 sq ft roof deck with pool * Bar service and catering * Fully configurable seating * Indoor capacity: 100-125 * Indoor/Outdoor Capacity: 150 For more information, please email events@jimmysoho.com

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