McHale's Bar & Grill
Saw the great reviews and decided to check it out but was disappointed. My friend enjoyed her buffalo mac and cheese. I ordered a bacon cheeseburger with fries. The burger had an onion flavor, and the waitress informed me the hamburgers have onion in the mix. I wish I would have known that before I ordered. The waitress was very understanding, friendly, and accommodating about the situation. I ordered a chicken parm sandwich with the sauce on the side (in case I didn't care for it). The chicken was decent but there wasn't much cheese and the bread was eh. My friend and I agreed the fries tasted like they were frozen, so I barely had any. To top it off, we ordered sodas and they didn't taste great either, but we didn't want to make a big deal about it. Wish we would have since the sodas were $5 each. I know this is NYC, but $5 is ridiculous, especially when we were there during happy hour and a beer was $6. Hope others have a better experience, but we will not go back.
Great place just off Times square and Broadway. The food was authentic and the service was excellent. Vary reasonable prices for NY. The restaurant was very clean and neet . Their house Old Fashioned was the best.
The food was a little expensive and soda did not have unlimited refills. The buffalo chicken Mac and cheese was really spicy and could not be eaten. Thought the waitress would take it off the bill and she did not, even though we told her it was too spicy for my boyfriend's daughter to eat. We were not impressed with this restaurant.
Food was bland and rushed when the place was half full at lunchtime. We have been here before and the food was top notch especially the burgers and wings. This time both were honestly not very good.
Met before show. Food was going and service was good. The prices were good for the quality especially for Manhattan. Would definitely go again
Inexpensive for NYC. Food was not special but then again, it's a pub . Service was quick and friendly. Sat at upstairs window which was nice.
Loud people swearing at the bar. The service was good.
Good value for the $$. Waitress very nice and accommodating. Mac and cheese a little bland
Our to-do place when in midtown. Does not disappoint.
Despite having reservations sat at high top table in bar-no air conditioning told dining room packed
Surly waitress could not crack a smile we will not be back
One of our favourite restaurants in New York. Great atmosphere, great food and great service.
Great place in the heart of Times Square. I made reservations to watch the USA women’s WiFi’s cup game. We had a table in the back in front if s big tv. Great atmosphere. We just appetizers, which were good. Fast friendly service.
I thought the place was good! But a bit pricey
We enjoyed our food very much and the service was prompt and friendly. My only complaint is that it was a bit noisy, but we were in the bar. I would definitely go back!
We had reservations because of time issues to see broadway show. Didn’t appear we needed them. Rarely go to New York and the food was good without the weird ingredients that most New York restaurants seem to want to add to a basic meal. Price was very reasonable for theater district. Server was very friendly.
In town for a show and McHales was nearby.
I ordered a cheeseburger which was hard as a rock. Ate as much as I could. Salad was good. In NY for the day to see the Cher Show.
Decent menu and tasty food surpassed only by the excellent service. Our waitress was attentive without being intrusive and didn't hesitate to ask the kitchen for a variation of one of the dishes we ordered. We were visiting NY from MD to take in a couple of plays. We knew nothing of McHale's except from a few reviews we read. We wanted a eatery in or close to the theater district. Couldn't have worked out better. Another pre-theater dinner at McHale's certainly will be in our plans for our next excursion
My daughters and I enjoyed a delicious lunch. Your staff was very accomodating.
It was a fun stop before heading to the theatre! Our waitress was very responsive, and the staff checked with me regarding allergies listed on my account. Great experience, recommend!
Our favorite go to spot when we are in NYC. Great food great atmosphere wonderful service
A good Irish pub.
Curry fries were very good. Salad, salmon were good. Burger was good, but was over cooked -
asked for rare, came out medium well... Desserts were outstanding!
We were greeted and seated promptly when arriving and our order was taken rather quickly. The ambiance of the place is nice. Lots to look at.
Our food arrived after only a short wait and then we never saw the wait staff again. Food was medium. My niece had the chicken nuggets and they were very bland. I had the hamburger sliders and you could tell there was spice but definitely needed more. The pop was flat. No carbonation. A person at the table behind us got up to go find our waitresses. I think that was the only reason we ever got our bill!
Great service and good food. Pre show lunch and it was just right.
Good for drinks and appetizers. The dinner menu was very limited. Our entrees were good, but not much to choose from.
The pretzel appetizer very good. Had a good burger and cheesecake! The waitress was sweet and paid alot of attention to us, she always knew just what we needed! Definitely going again!
Very convenient to the theater. Good food and service. Reasonable prices and good choice for us before our play.
Very friendly service, my ten year old actually told our service "that was the fastest service ever!" Food was very good, I had the Dubliner the special and the provolone sticks as an app. I was a little surprised/disappointed that the dining is all up a flight of stairs. I met with an elderly friend and was afraid he wouldn't make it up there. He did, but not without effort. I wish when the reservations was made and I mentioned it I would have been contacted somehow. I'm sure if I had booked on the phone I would have been. Bathrooms were clean. Staff attentive and food very good. A little on the expensive side, but for the area, I can't complain.
Our waitress Marita? was OUTSTANDING! She was sweet, on top of it all and was very attentive. Steak salad was fabulous, veggie burger was delicious and the hamburger was wonderful. Too bad I didn;t have enough time for us to grab dessert! We were upstairs where there was a LOUD group of women and our server was more than accommodating to move us to the front section. A little chilly, but worth it!
Food was tasty, nothing exceptional for a Shephard's Pie that was suggested by the waitress.
Wait staff was slow to come to the table for the first time and the restaurant was still slow. I noticed this at another table in the same section.
This place was very meh. I wasn't impressed. Over priced for the quality, we only went here because we made dinner reservations too late.
The food was ok, but they need to update their open table menu. Prices at the place were a full $5 more than what we saw on the open table app menu for this restaurant. It was an Irish Pub. Wished they had Irish Stew on the menu.
Went to the theatre
Always a great place to grab a quick lunch or dinner, socialize, grab a drink, or watch a game on tv. This is the closest this neighborhood has to a "neighborhood bar" and its become a go-to for locals and their visitors from out of town to catch up while in the theater district. Great burgers, and their roast chicken can not be beat. Good Irish food specials augment the burgers and salads and are terrific.
Service is top notch, friendly, and efficient. Can get very loud during happy hour or if a big game is on tv, when the bar areas upstairs and downstairs fill up with revelers.
Great little theater district pub - good food, comfortable atmosphere and great service.
Outstanding food outstanding service definitely will be returning to this restaurant
We really like the looks of the place and was seated in the front second floor window which was wonderful. Unfortunately for us, we sat next to a group of older women who had foul mouths and enjoyed being rude and loud under a low ceiling area. I imagine the hostess did not realized it but for us it was too bad. Also unfortunately my burger was like a hockey puck. Still, it was very popular place so it was just bad timing on our part :(
Looking forward to going back. Excellent food. Excellent Service
Fun sports bar with tv's, dart boards, and high top tables. The waitress was friendly and did a great job. The food was just ok - nothing fancy. The inside was spacious and not crowded, but the bathroom was freezing!