The Blue Dog Cookhouse And Bar

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$30 and under
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Contemporary American

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Blue Dog is dedicated to nourishment you can trust with quality locally sourced contemporary Ingredients. Our 7 day a week Brunch and Burger menu has made us famous in New York City with an established presence of over 14 years.
We offer outstanding natural products including free-range chicken and all natural steak. We also provide a warm and intimate experience that will makes you feel right at home. We give you the options you need, regardless of dietary restrictions or choices. Keeping our promise, to offer nourishment you can trust, quality you can depend on, integrity you can rely on, and care in all we do. Join us for a filling breakfast, brunch, lunch, happy hour or dinner. There’s something for every appetite here at Blue Dog! Don’t forget to check out our full cocktail and espresso bar in the upscale, welcoming café. Enjoy!

Have a Wonderful Day and we expect to see you very soon !!!
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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: January 8, 2020

Ends: March 1, 2020

Availability: Sun 8:30PM-11:00PM
Mon-Tue 2:00PM-4:30PM 8:00PM-11:00PM
Wed-Fri 2:00PM-4:30PM 8:30PM-11:00PM
Sat 9:00PM-11:30PM

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j
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Arrived to a packed but cozy scene. Our reserved table was waiting. Drinks were tasty and calamari and burgers were delicious. Really liked the vibe and overall experience., Thank you!

KP
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food, service, speed and atmosphere were all great! Well priced for the area. It is small and very tight quarters, but other than that I would recommend! Its off the beaten path a little so it wasn't overly crowded.

DS
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent and the service was great. Very reasonably priced for what we got.

p
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience3

A find if you are looking for a breakfast/brunch restaurant that isn’t a diner or coffee shop. A versatile menu with many options. Excellent service. Entrance is hard to find...behind the overhead sign!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Slightly tight quarters but the staff was accommodating, food was fabulous, and the overall experience was lovely.

p
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

They seated us quickly. They took our order quickly. And then we sat, and we sat and we sat. They finally brought our food out. I asked for my fries well done. They were soggy and the greasiest fries I have had in a long time; maybe ever. My burger, which I asked for medium rare, was over cooked. They were supposed to check on a menu item for my 12-year-old grandson, and never got back to him with the answer, so when everyone else was served (there were 8 in our party), there was nothing for him. Even at that point, our server didn’t notice that one of his customers was without food.

RG
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Travelled over from England to see David Byrne’s American Utopia show, and wanted to take our Son, as we had eaten here before when we had been to see a show at New World Stages.
Food and service was just as good as time before; Devilled Eggs with Avocado and Prawn really good, Scallops for my main were excellent.
We liked the background jazz music, and the nice touch of old silent movies being played while you eat.
Really good end to what was a great night out in NYC!

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very good food but very hot and crowded.

OT
Central Coast
6 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful restaurant and in close proximity to theatres and Time Square. Great cocktails! Will return.

l
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Pre-theater meal. Great location and good food. Overpriced for the portion sizes. Very loud, tight quarters.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Made a reservation quite far in advance and arrived early for it and was given a very uncomfortable and awkward table. Service was just ok, a little slow and haphazard. Food was just ok, nothing special. I wouldn’t go back.

EK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it! Awesome food, great service! Tight quarters but it's NYC! Nice chatting with neighbors.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my second time to The Blue Dog Cookhouse and it did not let me down. With so many places close by when I’m going out to eat in the city before seeing a show I usually don’t try a place too many times. But I really love The Blue Dog Cook House. It is very small but the food exceptional, the service is always prompt and friendly and the drinks are unique and always amazing. They offer a variety of options for all people and what is healthy doesn’t lack flavor. Love this place! If you haven’t been, GO!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great spot. Unique variations on common themes make this restaurant stand out.

SH
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

interesting variety of craft cocktails, had a delicious whiskey sour. crostini app was excellent, especially the pulled pork. tasty veggie quesadilla w chicken and yummy quinoa salad. finally churros and cappuccino were a sweet finale to a very enjoyable meal. service was friendly and accommodating. this was our second visit and it remains on our list of favorite spots in the area.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food! Best salad I’ve had in a while. Creative, too! Very nice ambiance.

MP
Montreal
8 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The food was fine. The space was small. The service was average. Overall it was enjoyable.

AG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

This is a very different interesting place to eat. Unfortunately we were 3 people put at a table for 2 and it was very difficulty to fit even all the plates on the table...resulting in silverware falling on the floor. That said the food is different and delicious. I would certainly return. Make a reservation...the place is small. Friendly staff!

GC
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food, great service. Wonderful experience l. Look forward to coming back 😊

CS
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Very accommodating by seating half our party while others were running late. Actually seated us early. Not rushed, food was very good. Server was excellent.

OT
Mexico City
5 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Lugar increíble, comida espectacular, buen servicio y menú extraordinario.

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OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience4

We loved the food and the aesthetic—but quite crowded with limited private seating.

OT
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome meal at a great little restaurant. Would definitely recommend. Reservation is a must. I would suggest it’s best for smaller groups no more than 5. Would definitely come back. Waitstaff was attentive and courteous. Pricing is very reasonable for a good non-chain NYC eatery.

NC
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience2

Very small tables..
Cramped...no room.
Over Priced hole in the wall.

JM
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was our 2nd time here, and it's now our go to place before a show. They are so accommodating of my medical diet, and the menu has so many of my daughter's favorites!

RM
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It is a small venue, I recommend reservations. Food and service both excellent, nice menu, something for everyone! we enjoyed it very much!

B
London
25 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very enjoyable lively atmosphere. We had the salmon over salads and it was wonderful. The short ribs at the next table looked great and we will order them when we return. Lovely waiter and staff.

MG
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Went there before seeing a show....found it on Open Table looking for places near theatre. We were seated promptly and enjoyed everything! Highly recommend.....only reason not to give five stars, is it is not “fine dining”

OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place

N
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Very attentive service. Great hostess. Hated Charlie Chaplin playing on the burlap screen. Bloody Mary’s in low ball glasses instead of tall glasses was different but then, I am picky. I had a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich with a sunny side egg over it, but it was soggy and I wish I had ordered it without mayo (my fault). Everyone around us had great time and so did we, because of the great service and festive atmosphere. My husband enjoyed his French toast and loved the bacon.

JR
New England
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent! food and service were fantastic!! would go there again!

OT
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were celebrating my mom’s birthday and had dinner before going to see a show. The food and service were excellent! This would be great for a friends night out or a date night as well!

AH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely loved this restaurant. Small and intimate with a large communal table as well as smaller tables. Good vegetarian choice and an amazing cocktail menu. Staff friendly and efficient.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Un sitio perfecto para descansar y disfrutar de una deliciosa comida en un ambiente tranquilo cerca de Times Square. Servicio excelente.

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l
Jackson Hole
23 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The food and service are very good here. The place is tiny and was at times overheated. We requested a regular table and were seated at the smallest high top I’ve ever eaten at.

OT
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, small restaurant with very cool atmosphere. Food was perfect! Great overall experience, we will be back.

S
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

We had a great time! Brought my teenage daughter and some friends for pre-theatre dining. Our food was great and the place was adorable. Highly recommend the veggie quesadilla, burgers and mac & cheese balls. :)

OT
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was amazing, only issue was a member of our party didn’t receive his order but they were kind enough to bring him a salad so he wouldn’t be watching the rest of us eat.

BB
New England
21 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The food was not necessarily a great value, and was OK, not exceptional. But the service, ambience and crowd was a cut above average.

R
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great little place for brunch. Ambiance was perfect. Staff was friendly. Good food and cocktails.

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