Park Avenue Tavern

4.7
843 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American

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Park Avenue Tavern is the quintessential American bar and restaurant. Located steps away from Grand Central Station, Park Avenue Tavern is a combination of classic New York City elegance and top-notch hospitality. Operated by In Good Company Hospitality, the team behind other acclaimed NYC venues such as Refinery Rooftop, Parker & Quinn & The Wilson, Park Avenue Tavern proudly serves as the local favorite to the area's vibrant business community as well as Murray Hill and Park Avenue residents. The center island bar is the focal point to a vibrant dining and bar scene enhanced by the large windows providing expansive views of Park Avenue. The restaurant has 2 private dining or event spaces that can be reserved for corporate or social events including The Barrel Room which features self-pouring beer taps build into each of its 6 large leather booths. Park Avenue Tavern is open for lunch, brunch, & dinner, and serves a late night dining menu until 1am from Tuesday th

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 843 people are saying
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vipRandB
New York Area
58 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Expert service that allowed us to linger over drinks prior to ordering.

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SusunL
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great fish special and the Reuben Pastrami was excellent!!

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Funtime
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for dinner. Sunday special was chicken parm. It was very good. Had a great time.

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TomT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Very Busy had to. wait an extended time to order the meal then a even a longer wait to order desert. I had to go into get the hostess to get the waiter. More help I think would produce better service.

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vipTrevorF
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a favorite, casual business lunch spot. Once it gets chillier, soup and sandwich is the way to go.

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MartiniKing
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good neighborhood food and great service. Highly recommended by locals, which means something.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Energetic dinner atmosphere. Always great service.

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vipTomIV
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints. Go to spot for business lunches.
Our office is in the building next door. We have many choices for business lunches within two blocks. This is my first choice. It has informal choices like burgers, more formal choices like salmon, excellent salads. And service is excellent.

The outdoor dining has created a wonderful option. They have a roomy, welcoming open space with real elbow room. This has been my choice more recently.

Even before our company moved to this location, others brought me here. One friend works 8 blocks away. This was always his first choice because of the more private areas to get a table downstairs.

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vipHumbleDiner
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food. Good price. Great service

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful spot for outdoor dining and a relaxed meal.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great date spot. My boyfriend and I loved everything about this place. The tomato soup and Buffalo chicken dip were outstanding! We will be returning soon

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vipTommyC
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Polite, comfortable & tasty

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vipDawn
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

ALWAYS A PLEASURE!! I will be back next week!

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vipDawn
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience3

I was very warm being sat close to the door. It wasn’t a great experience. I love the restaurant and ambiance pre-covid. I still love it! But, being seated by the front door for a lunch meeting was disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Had a really nice time the last night. We are here for a long weekend in NYC and decided to check this place out! Would def. recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience3

Very slow in getting bill—very. Prices are tad high to high for portions (depending on order). Lunch for two c$100 when it should be less than $80 (based on portion and only OK quality).

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great service. Good food and drinks. Old school music playing for a good vibe.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for lunch! If you do a business meeting, this is a good place to bring your colleagues or clients to!

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vipVictoriaS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Soup and sandwich for brunch was amazing. Tomato soup grilled cheese

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JuliannF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

food excellent, service good. it was outdoor seating so i dont know about indoor situation.

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vipPeterZ
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and service. This is by far the best lunch spot in Midtown.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place!! Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Service was very slow, we constantly had to call our waitress whenever we needed more drinks. Other then that it was fine.

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LiketoEat
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great experience. Enjoyed the meal.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food waiter made the experience. Very affordable drinks.

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vipPeter
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great service. Good, but unexceptional food. Was there for brunch.

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vipJeanneD
Dallas
18 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great food and place to watch sports. Multiple TVs around the bar.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place, nice atmosphere

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vipSriVee
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Love this establishment. It is casual chic or upscale bar, has great service, and yummy food. Healthier options than your typical bar. Great spot for watching sports as well.

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vipTequila
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. Good food. Nice wait staff.

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vipJosh
New England
13 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Conveniently located near the hotel and Grand Central, it is one of the few places open late during Covid (until 11pm), so we went here. Everything was delicious: cocktails, burgers, dessert. Lovely service and clean bathrooms. Will revisit.

Menu items: Pimm’s Cup cocktails, Park Ave burgers (delicious caramelized onions), and skillet Apple pie w/ ice cream.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service! I love it here every time!

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EmilyB
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food. Great service. A little loud but great for a date night

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vipRobynA
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, food is always outstanding, great outdoor seating. This is my go to restaurant. Highly recommend and never walked away dissatisfied. I love this restaurant.

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vipsusan
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kelly the hostess manager and the entire serving staff are gracious and efficient

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vipTK719
New York Area
334 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I usually go to Park Avenue Tavern for lunch, but went there for a late dinner. It's one of the few places in NYC still serving food after 9pm. They had steak and scallops as a special, and the kitchen was extremely accommodating and prepared a special shrimp and scallops dish for me because I don't eat meat. It turned out to be the best scallop dish that I've ever eaten! Served with mashed potatoes and green beans - beyond amazing. Kelly and Ellie were there and took such great care of me as always! They and the entire staff are just the best. You just can't go wrong when you choose Park Avenue Tavern.

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ErinK
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Casual business meal spot. Love this place

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MeredithR711
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Place and atmosphere is nice. The food was really good. A little pricey

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vipTequila
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A favorite neighborhood place. Everything on the menu is tasty and the staff is kind and helpful and they’ve got a great set-up for outdoor pandemic seating.

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jennac
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is SO good and the service was amazing. I would highly recommend.

FAQs

Park Avenue Tavern offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 867-4484.

Park Avenue Tavern is rated 4.7 stars by 843 OpenTable diners.

Park Avenue Tavern does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://igchospitality.com/store/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.