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21 Club

4.4
3171 reviews
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$50 and over
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American
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  • Authentic
  • Good for Birthdays
'21' is currently closed for unexpected building maintenance. We plan to reopen the main restaurant and lounge bar in April. If you have a reservation or private event booked with us, we will be reaching out shortly to you to assist in rescheduling and finding an alternative venue.

Attentive service, fine American cuisine, a Grand Award-winning wine list and unique, historical surroundings set ‘21’ apart. Once a glamorous speakeasy, today '21' is one of the most celebrated restaurants in New York City. In addition to our two restaurants, the Bar Room and 'Upstairs', this four-story townhouse features ten private party rooms ideal for celebrations, meetings and banquets, including the legendary Prohibition-era Wine Cellar.

DRESS CODE: No jeans or sneakers. Jackets are necessary for gentlemen. Kindly note that shorts and flip-flops are not permitted.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: 12:00-2:30pm Monday-Friday

Dinner: 5:30-10:00pm Monday-Friday, 5:30pm-11:00pm Saturday

Upstairs at '21': Dinner: 5:30-10:00pm Friday and Saturday

DRESS CODE: No jeans or sneakers. Jackets are necessary for gentlemen. Kindly note that shorts and flip-flops are not permitted.
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Phone number
(212) 582-7200
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Jacket Required
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Executive chef
Sylvain Delpique
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Catering
'21' offers 10 beautifully appointed private event rooms, including the legendary Prohibition-era wine cellar, ideal for family celebrations and corporate events. Parties of 10 to 200 for lunch or dinner and up to 450 for a reception will enjoy the Grand Award-winning wine list, splendid American cuisine, and unsurpassed service. In-house professional planning services ensure every detail of your event.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between 5th and 6th Avenues
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Parking details
Self-Park Garage next door (31 W. 52nd St.) Reduced parking available through www.21club.com
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Public transit
1/9 to 50th Street/Broadway
E/V to 53rd Street/Fifth Avenue
B/D/R to Rockefeller Center
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Conveniently located in midtown, '21' offers 10 private rooms in an elegant townhouse setting. Parties of 10 to 200 for lunch or dinner and up to 450 for a reception will enjoy our Grand Award-winning wine list, superb American cuisine, and discreetly attentive service.

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Mon - Thu 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 2:30PM 8:00PM - 9:30PM
Fri 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 2:30PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Sat 8:00PM - 10:00PM

What 3171 People Are Saying
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4.3
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4.4
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3.6
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73% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Reserved this restaurant months in advance so that I can celebrate my mom's birthday. She was traveling to New York from Korea. What I got in return for my early planning was an abrupt email that the restaurant will be closed on the day of my reservation. No compensation for the inconvenience caused whatsoever. They should have at least provided some kind of discount for future visit, etc. I already told my mom that we will be going to this restaurant where almost all former presidents have dined and that it will be fantastic. Mom's birthday has been ruined. Very disappointing.

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

After 10 years, we traveled from SF to NYC for the old classic school historical experience of 21 club. Starting from the matridees, who had three different staff asking us what is our name and our reservation without communicating to each other at all, then the 6 feet white hairs likely middle eastern in charge matridee finally told us there is nothing he can do. We asked if he got any change to read our special condition in Open Table, he shuck his shoulder and said there is no opening except the bar, or upstairs. I truly want my husband have a special experience after such a long recovery, so I paid this “ white hair” 6 feet Charge matradee cash under the table, so he is willing to arrange a table against the bar for us. It is really sad how we try hard to fly cross the country to bring some of nice old memory for him and 21 club become so commercialized and unhumanized ....

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Another fantastic dining experience. Service was efficient and attentive as always and food was delicious. Particularly notable dishes include tuna tartare, crab cake, chicken hash, burger and truffle Mac n cheese. Looking forward to a return soon.

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1.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We knew we were in trouble when the doorman couldn’t find the door and the waiter asked if we wanted to be seated after waiting 10 minutes. We didn’t get the specials just what do you want to drink? Bread came with something strange to put on it and it was several days old. For starters my wife had smoked salmon which was not cooked or smoked and sent it back. I had the worst escargot which wasn’t. My wife had a salad for the main course an I had the duck which was under cooked, cold and I would say not a duck or if it was it was a very big one per the large slices. Service was slow and sloppy, but we eventually got desert which was ok, hard to mess that up. Living in NYC this is the worst we have seen living on maybe their fame for making a movie there and all the junk on the ceiling. Cheers and Happy New Year 2018- never again at the 21.

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Meal was disappointing. Caesar salad offered without anchovies. Realize nobody does tableside Caesar anymore but the presentation was poor. Table bread was grilled sandwich bread. Porterhouse for two should be sizzling on the platter - was just warm. Soufflé was presented but I had to explain to the adjacent table how to open the top and pour in the sauce - same issue with mine. Service was attentive without being sophisticated. Granted it was New Years Eve and I expect they were trying for three seatings in lieu of two but sadly wasn’t worth the price.

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Excellent experience. Amazing food and staffs!!!!

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

I love 21 Club. It has a feel of country club and city sophistication. Indulging wine list and can't go wrong with the menu.

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

It was my first time at 21 Club and I have to say it lives up to the hype. I went for the classics, a Caesar salad and their creamy chicken hash, which were both lovely and flavorful. I was too full for dessert but I do hope to come back for what looked like a mouthwatering tomahawk or some other choice beef cut to share---or maybe this burger I've heard so much about. The service was excellent and the staff attentive. I especially liked how each person I asked had something to add to the story of this historical establishment in the city.

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

The steak tartare is the BEST I have ever had. Great staff!!!

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

One the Best classic restaurants in Manhattan. The 21 club is elegant and classy all in one. The bar and food was absolutely incredible and recommend this establishment to
anyone going or visiting NYC.

A 5* evening!

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5.0Dined on December 27, 2017

Loved it. The history, the clientele, the staff, the food and the ambiance are incredible.

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5.0Dined on December 27, 2017

A lovely, classy,historical, elegant place to dine!

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5.0Dined on December 26, 2017

This is my favorite restaurant in the city. The food is delicious, but it's the service that truly cannot be beat - impeccable. Attentive, friendly and helpful without ever being pushy.

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5.0Dined on December 15, 2017

Wonderful staff, food and setting!

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3.0Dined on December 15, 2017

The food is just ok. The history of the building and service was great.

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3.0Dined on December 15, 2017

We were visiting NYC for our wedding anniversary, and we went to lunch here, since my bridal shower was held there, thought it would be nice to revisit. I was disappointed at the service, the waiter never came by to check on us and never even asked how things were, very disappointed.

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2.0Dined on December 14, 2017

Fishy smelling seafood tower. Waiter left us. Baked Alaska looked like manufactured by Hostess.

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4.0Dined on December 12, 2017

Dress code is enforced. Service excellent...Food terrific somewhat pricey...glass of Pinot Grigio was mediocre...waiter spent some time giving us the history of all the memorabilia and toys on the ceiling...it was fun.

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5.0Dined on December 11, 2017

Loved it. Yes it is a pricy place but compare to some other places it was definitely reasonable. Food was delicious, the service was perfect, the actual place was so interesting and unique. We had a fantastic time and will definitely come back. Oh one thing, you need a jacket! I didn't know and they gave me one, which i am not a fan of but there are rules and this is my fault for not knowing

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5.0Dined on December 11, 2017

Everything was odd the charts good! Impeccable service, delicious food and menu!

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

Timeless restaurant, I had always wanted to try. I was overwhelmed by the service and the food.

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

We booked a table online at OpenTable, couldn't get in till 10:15pm at night. We happened to be close to the restaurant so we popped in & asked if they could get us in sooner & they did! Very accommodating! Great people watching, warm cozy feel! Great wine and after dinner drinks! It was a fun atmosphere at the bar following dinner! I would highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

The team did an excellent job making our daughters 27th birthday celebration special.

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

Arrived a few minutes early and took a seat at the bar. They forgot about us. After I reminded them we were waiting, they immediately put us at a table. The food was very good and the server had so much to handle, without some signal from me we never saw him. It was an experience we needed to have, and the food was excellent, but....

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

Such a classic. Very professional waitstaff, but not stuffy. Food is excellent, and the atmosphere is fun!

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

The waitstaff were consummate professionals, the food was excellent, as was the wine. Would highly recommend. Cannot wait to visit again next time I come to NYC.

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2.0Dined on December 7, 2017

This place was overcroded. Your seating is like being part of a sardine can. Very loud. Too much clutter acting as decor. This place was all wrong for me.

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1.0Dined on December 7, 2017

Overpriced, overrated and unimpressed. The “famous” 21 Burger was average. The apps of Foie Gras, Octopus and Smoked Salmon were small and bland. Never again

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2.0Dined on December 5, 2017

Waiting for over 30 minutes to be seated while entertaining out of town guests is not cool. When we arrived at the restaurant we were told that there would be a ten minute wait, but that morphed into better than 30 minutes with no apology. Sad, because it's a restaurant that my wife and I frequent from time to time.

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5.0Dined on December 5, 2017

As a big fan of the movie WALL STREET I finally got the chance to see 21 for myself. And it did not disappoint. Instead, having experienced its unique flair first hand makes it a sure thing that I will come back as soon as possible.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

We had a lovely dinner at 21 Club in NYC. The staff and ambience make for such a warm comfortable dining experience. The wine and food are always fabulous.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

This past Saturday, my girlfriend and I went to 21 Club for dinner. Although I had gone once before and really enjoyed it, this time was even better. The food, drinks, and service were excellent. The 21 Club is particularly unique in that the staff goes out of it way to make you feel comfortable. It's an experience I definitely recommend.

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4.0Dined on December 1, 2017

Good food and service although a little pricey. Excellent for people watching!

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

Loved the atmosphere. Will definitely return next time in town.

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5.0Dined on November 29, 2017

Sie haben meinen Geburtstag komplett vergessen.

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4.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Was pleased with the quality of the food. Sommelier was very helpful.

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3.0Dined on November 23, 2017

Three of us diner on Thanksgiving 2017. 7:30 reservation. Had to wait and additional 50 minutes for our table.
FAIL.
The food was a set three course menu no beverages for a very high price.
The issue was not the price but the quality of the food. Burnt stuffing and mediocre dry turkey?
FAIL.
Frankly I expect much better from this venerable establishment and have had many wonderful meals here.
I might go back but there are many, many, many other wonderful places in NYC to dine at this price point that actually seem to care what about their customers are eating and plenty that will burn stuffing and dry out a turkey for much, much less$.

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5.0Dined on November 23, 2017

21 survives long after most of its competitors at least in part because of its high standards. No element disappoints—great food—iconic decor—PT 109 is above the bar—fantastic service. Here I can eat where not only my parents one ate—but also my grandparents. And 21 is not remodeled into unrecognizability. Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined on November 22, 2017

We had a fabulous time despite being tucked into the corner where we could mt people watch very much. Quite a few large tables making it loud and festive st the same time.Service was fast & the food was excellent... on the speedy side, but still great! A treat!

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5.0Dined on November 21, 2017

Excellent service, wonderful meal. We enjoyed the seafood tower and steak frittes. The bar room is well lit and dark and cozy at the same time.

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