About Boulton and Watt
A project forged of the passion of a group of partners working and living in the East Village, Boulton & Watt is based on the notion of providing great food and great drink in a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere. Drawing inspiration from the industrial revolution – of which Matthew Boulton & James Watt were pivotal figures with their perfection of the steam engine, which in turn catapulted two continents into a new era. Our location on the corner of Houston & Avenue A melds raw, industrial accents with warm wood and tall windows; creating an intimate yet open atmosphere fitting for all seasons and all clientele. The kitchen serves a full menu; our revised take on classic American and English comfort food late into the night. We love this neighbourhood, and we wanted to create a bar we were proud of. We hope you enjoy sharing in our passion.
New York, NY 10009
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 12:00pm - 2:00am
Friday: 12:00pm - 4:00am
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00am
Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00am
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Nearest Stations: 2 Av (F), Delancey St (F), Essex St (J, M, Z)
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Boulton and Watt Ratings and Reviews
The food is always amazing. This was a much busier time of day then I usually go so the service was not a 10 like usual and it was very noisy. Everyone was very friendly but it just felt like when every we needed anything it’s was this flag down game. But when ever some one came even if they weren’t our original server they had no problem helping us which to me is and amazing thing you never really find at other restaurants. Can’t wait for the next visit.
Went there on a Saturday for a date. It was lively and energetic with great music and good vibes. The noise level was pretty high but it didn't take away from the experience at all. The service was good for a busy, Saturday night and the food was incredible. Definitely would recommend the burrata and mac and cheese bites!
This was an excellent spot to bring a large party. I walked in with 10 and they had no problem making the reservation for us. The food was great too - best burger I've had in a while - and everyone loved their mains. Good stuff. No frills. Enjoyable atmosphere.
Made reservation through Open Table for dinner. After sitting us and placing our initial order for drinks and an appetizer, the server informed us that we would have to leave within 20 minutes because the restaurant had an event that night for the boxing match. The restaurant did not contact us after we made the reservation to advise us of the special circumstances that night. All we got to try were some pickled pineapple which wasn't bad. But don't expect I'll ever return given the unceremonious way were shown the door. If the restaurant intended to kick us out after such a brief period, the restaurant should have at least shown the courtesy of warning us before sitting us. We were also gruffly yelled at by the Maitre D as we were leaving. Suffice it to say, we did not feel like valued customers.
Given that this restaurant didn't actually honor their OpenTable reservation, OpenTable might want to reconsider whether to include Boulton and Watt on their platform.
Had a seat near the wide open windows. Nice vibe to the place. Service was excellent. Nice selection of beers on tap and in cans/bottles. The picked pineapple was delicious, wasn't so crazy about the watermelon. Largest order of fries I've ever seen. Brick chicken was excellent. Had a nice kick to it. Chicken palliard was very good
Visiting NYC for the weekend and this was our favorite place we dined out this weekend! Loved the atmosphere, the ambiance and of course the food! Just recommended this restaurant for family visiting the city in a couple of months. Next time we visit ... will definitely dine here again!
We arrived at 8:00 and and got a great table in the back. The waiter was friendly and informative. We ordered wine and beer from their good drink menu. We then ordered a starter from the "Pickled" menu - pickled green beans, they were terrific. I ordered the mussels, fresh and delicious in a curry like broth. We also had the beef short ribs - the tender and tasty beef was falling off of the bone. Our other guest had the Mac and Cheese - totally excellent - I'm having that next time! The service throughout was attentive and fun. I'd go back in a minute - we had a fun evening with excellent food!
This was our second time at Boulton and watts so I can say with confidence that this place is an absolute gem. The meatballs are to die for and make sure you save room for dessert. Finally don't miss the quinoa salad even if you don't like quinoa you have to get it.
We went for our daughter's birthday a party of 6. The service and food were amazing. Very attentive wait staff and from the manager. Our cocktails could have been colder and when we told him he gave us another round on the house. I will be back and highly recommend.
I celebrated my girlfriends birthday on a Friday evening around dinner time. Boulton was extremely accommodating. They made space for our large group in a perfect corner of the restaurant and provided amazing service throughout the night. The food and drinks were excellent. I absolutely recommend Boulton for large groups and special occasions.
A group of seven of us ventured into Boulton and Watt late at night (12:30am) after a show at the Slipper Room when we didn't want to have to walk into the neighbourhood bars and find that there was nowhere to sit and barely room in the place. We all grabbed snack bites and drinks at a cozy corner table. The mac and cheese (with bacon, because why not) was amazing and definitely worth ordering. I'm sorry that a friend and I decided to split a plate of it because I could have happily polished it all off myself. Service was quick and friendly.
At that time of night on a Saturday there was really no hope of the group having a conversation that could be heard by all of us, despite the small table. That was expected, though, so not really a complaint.
I came here with a large group for my 30th birthday. Everyone was incredibly accommodating and helpful. They checked in with us frequently to make sure we were enjoying everything and sent out a special birthday dessert for the table. It was a really memorable experience and we'll definitely come back.
Has a surprisingly extensive menu for what is primarily a bar! We had roast chicken, mahi-mahi tacos, and a quinoa/kale salad, and all were excellent. (Note that I'm a vegetarian and I had lots of options to choose from.) I will say it was very, very loud at about 7pm on a Saturday night, but that suited our purposes fine.
Thanks to opentable, they accommodated a reservation for a large party on a Saturday night two hours before the reservation time. Our group wound up increasing from 12 to 14 at the last minute and Boulton & Watt made sure we fit, no problem. The wait staff was great.
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