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Ainsworth Park

4.0
95 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Good for Groups
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Hot Spot

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7000 sq. ft. upscale restaurant, located in the heart of Gramercy/Union Square. The space features 65 TV’s covered in antique mirror, 4 private areas for corporate and private events, and a 60 ft patio. Ainsworth Park will be a one-stop shop for brunch, lunch, dinner, cocktails and sports viewing.

Catering to the East Side of Manhattan, this new Park Ave location plays host to the sexy New York City “after-work-crowd,” where guys in suits and ladies dressed to the nines flock for an upscale Happy Hour experience.

The Sunday menu features much of the same sports-watching eats as its sister restaurant along with beers on tap & specialty Ainsworth cocktails.
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Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Lunch/Dinner: Sunday 10:00am - 1am - Monday - Wednesday: 5pm - 1am, Thursday: 11:00am - 2:00am, Friday: 11:00am - 2:00am, Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00am
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(212) 673-2467
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AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Casual Dress
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Cross street
Between Park Ave. and Irving Place
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Allowing for various entertainment options with an emphasis on food and optimal service, the space features 65 TV’s covered in antique mirror, 4 private areas for corporate and private events, and a 60 ft patio. Ainsworth Park will be a one-stop shop for brunch, lunch, dinner, cocktails and sports v

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4.0  based on all time ratings
3.8
food
3.5
service
3.8
ambience
3.5
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79% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipAJS10025 (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on July 9, 2017

We had a brunch reservation at 11:00am on Sunday, 7/10. The restaurant was not busy/we were the first group to arrive, but it took an hour to get our food and most of it was cold. The server was very nice, but it seems that the kitchen was not prepared.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on June 27, 2017

Food was great. They messed up my order at first but quickly corrected it. Great service, great atmosphere, and an amazing place to dine.

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Moonflame (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on June 20, 2017

Service was incredibly slow. Server was nice, food was good.

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vipChas (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on June 17, 2017

I dine at all of the Ainswoth often. The service we received for our group of 11 last night was the worst. Restaurant was not busy at all and our waitress was really bad and not one bit pleasant to our group. Not a hi, thank you or an apology for the mistakes she made including when she forget to order one of our entrees. I had to constantly waive down a busboy to track our waitress down because she was constantly disappear for periods of time.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
1.0  Dined on June 6, 2017

Showed up for Reservation and was seated. The restaurant was empty, with a small gathering at the bar.

Asked the waitress for Drinks specials, Waitress was not clear on drink specials and or prices. I was told Wine and Beer. I ordered sparkling wine. After 10 mins of waiting another waitress arrived and advised me that the sparkling wine wasn't part of the drink specials.
We were told by the waitress that service would be slow tonight due to training a new waitress.

The hostess and waitresses seem un interested in their job and did not have a warm demeanor.

We left before ordering and food.

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Jharmonic (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Anisworth is a great sports bar that is both laid-back and chic and refined. I took a date for brunch and she was impressed with the atmosphere and clean decor of the place. It's not a typical sports bar but more of a spot I would hold parties /events that just happens to have TVs w/ sports on around the venue.

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raul (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 10, 2017

Early dinner of burgers and pulled pork sandwiches were good. So were the accompanying fries. Happy Hr was reasonable and not too crowded. It was Wednesday, so not sure about other nights.
Waitress was nice but she was clueless unfortunately.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on May 6, 2017

I have visited before for drinks with friends. It;s usually a hot spot, but on Saturday was rather slow... which is why it's concerning that the service was awful. We were there 5:30pm - 9pm... The service was terrible. Hostess and waitress both very nice, but was extremely slow. We had to send drinks back, as our orders were messed up. Hostess ended up throwing in a round of beers on the house, but still.. the experience was less than ideal. Sweet Tea Wings were very oily and greasy.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on May 5, 2017

Found their Instagram, so decided to visit to try the burgers. The burgers were good, but appetizers were lacking. Had terrible service. Our server was rude, and maybe came to the table three times, and never even came to ask how our food was. One of our drinks took 30 minutes. It wasn't even that busy.

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viptagalong (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on March 19, 2017

Guacamole - awesome
Great drinks, good variety of beer
Specialty salad - delicious
Burgers, including MacnCheese, messy, but great
Caesar salad - meh
Fish Tacos - meh
Ambiance - perfect to watch a game and hang out with friends. Great music, lots of TVs to watch multiple games at once. Different options for groups, couples or solo.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on March 19, 2017

It's just Okay .. burgers are good .. not out of this world ..

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on March 8, 2017

Didn't have ginger beer or corona, 2 staples of any bar

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 26, 2017

DEFINITELY not a place you go for brunch. Service was extraordinarily slow for there being two tables. Food was good tho

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Poor (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 26, 2017

Restaurant was freezing, they forgot to turn on the heat?

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 25, 2017

This place looks so fancy but prices are pretty good. The burgers are amazing, def my new spot!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 24, 2017

Service was a bit slow. Yet the waitress was very nice.
They Just changed the menu. And the portions are Huge.

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
3.0  Dined on February 24, 2017

They had just changed their lunch menu and there were definite kinks needed to be ironed out. Waitress mistakenly told me wrong ingredients to my salad, then the salad came out wrong and I didn't get it back for 10 minutes.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on January 20, 2017

Soda tasted like it was flat.

Tap water was given to us, in a dirty bottle.

Waitress was never checking in. The bus boys helped us more.

Sitting space was uncomfortable. As another couple was leaving their seats, our water was knocked down and spilled all over me. That's how close we were.

The guac and chips were not fresh. Guac was cold as if taken out the fridge. Chips were pretty hard as if it was stail.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 13, 2017

Food is great, service on the other hand not so much... the venue is so big that with people at the standup bar and those seated the waiters don't seem to have an eye on their customers. I always would need to wave an arm and look around when requesting service... but as mentioned it doesn't mean that I wouldn't come back here... I certainly liked the food, I had the mac and cheese burger which was awesome! My girlfriend had the cheesesteak burger and she loved it. 'A' grade for food, 'C+' for service.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 13, 2017

Service could have been mor attentive.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 9, 2017

Service was absolutely terrible

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on December 2, 2016

This restaurant was a bit louder than I imagined it being. The food was very good, though pricey for what it was.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on August 14, 2016

We went there for brunch after all the social media hype. I must say it did taste as good as the Instagram pics look.
We started off with the churro waffle Sunday which was outstanding and delicious. We then got the egg white omelette with spinach and feta which was awesome as well as the breakfast burrito
Definitely will be back here to try one of the signature burgers

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vipL612 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on August 13, 2016

It was fine. The bathrooms were dirty. Our server seemed preoccupied. The food was fine nothing to rave about

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on August 13, 2016

Been here before, unfortunately service really was subpar this visit. Our server was unfriendly and messed up our order, never checked in on us, and was unapologetic about any mishaps. She seemed to be very interested in getting off as it was the end of her shift and the brunch service was coming to a close. It was obviously not as busy and she was coming off a busy shift most likely but failed to maintain any enthusiasm or positive attitude during our service from her. I would advise only going during busier times as their weakness of service, like amy establishments is when it's slow and the servers aren't making as much in tips.

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vipalis (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on August 12, 2016

Our waitress who was about 20 years younger than k kept Calljng me babe and honey which was strange.
Crab tacos which she said were wonderful were pretty bad- dripping w mayo.
Rest of the food was fine. Drinks were good and the fries were the best part.
Thought it was pretty high priced for a sports bar.
Would only return to sit at the bar and watch a game. $15 a drink at a sports bar?

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DRUM1 (New England)
4.0  Dined on August 11, 2016

I was disappointed that the value of the Open Table gift card could not be used for gratuity. Our bill was $76, the gift card was foe $100, they would not let us give the balance to the waitress. We do not live in NY so we left with a $24 balance. We returned late for dessert but still left with a $6 credit which we will likely not use. Not sure if that is particular to the restaurant or to the open table gift card process.

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vipRsmehaffie (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on June 30, 2016

Always great food and atmosphere, but this trip, it was extremely loud. Almost left, but they sat us on the partial patio, which was nice, but still loud. Overall, the food and ambiance counter that for a nice time.

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vipJMP18 (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on June 23, 2016

The server was slow and didn't refill drinks. Our food came out after 30 minutes of waiting. The server was then setting an empty table instead of serving our food. Over 30 minutes of waiting is unacceptable for lunch. I will not go back. They don't serve iced tea. How can you not serve iced tea?

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vipCarolineH (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on June 12, 2016

Great venue space and really nice in the summer. The Croque Madame was bomb and so was the french toast. Would definitely come back.

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