Croton Reservoir Tavern

4.3
906 Reviews
$30 and under
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Croton Reservoir Tavern is located just off the edge of Bryant Park. Midtowns premier restaurant and dining destination.

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
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
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors

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Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

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Starting Nov 25, 2021

2021 Croton Thanksgiving Feast $55pp Choice of appetizer, entree, dessert. Butternut squash soup or Field greens, Maple Pecan Crusted Salmon, Pumpkin Ravioli, or Cider Brined Turkey Dinner, breast & thigh, potatoes, apple chestnut stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, gravy. Pumpkin Cheesecake.

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Sat 11:30AM - 8:45PM

What 906 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Wonderful chicken sandwich. Wonderful French fries. Ambiance was corporate cocktail hour- two teams seemed to be

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JulieM
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ate outside. Great food. Wonderful service.

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Aims
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent! Beautiful bar. We had a Pulsd deal, and it was handled super smoothly. Great night! French dip was tasty!

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BklynBorn
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Our family of six met for lunch in the outdoor space. The Bridge & Tunnel tots were a major hit. Menu needs a few more gluten free options.

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vipStephen
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exactly what we were looking for, relaxing place, not stuffy, good food, pre theater

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viptravellingcari
New York Area
95 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The courtyard is amazing for outdoor dining and when we went on the early side, we had it to ourselves. Portions remain amazing and despite being out of sight due to being outdoors, service was A+ I think the happy hour menu is expanded? Or new to me, but a great range of options

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vipMehAllAround
New York Area
93 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Seated promptly outside. Host was attentive ... he saw my note that we wanted to sit outside but iphone Opentable wouldn't let me do it. Waited quite a while for our food. Shishito peppers were too salty and cold, french fries were cold, mussels were tasty, but too many onions. Not sure if we would go back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Menu inaccuracies

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JeffreyH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Both the manager and our server were first rate. They were friendly and welcoming. The food was much tastier than the word "tavern" might suggest. I'd love to go back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was such a nice time for a casual after work gathering!

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Katie10033
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience1

It was super noisy, and the table is weirdly wide, so I was far apart from my companion and we couldn't really hear each other. The food was okay - too salty though. I appreciated the references to Croton reservoir history.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service. Drinks and Food were great.

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MIkeB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience, would recommend it to New Yorkers or visitors

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Patty
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Nice place. Attentive but not pushy staff. Drinks were very good. House sangria was excellent. Shishido peppers - yummy. Salads were large and filling. Large enough and spaced out so it felt very safe - not right on top of each other. Nice beer selection.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Our waiter was great and efficient. He let us move away from the noisy happy hour group who were at the bar. The food and drinks were delivered in a timely fashion and at the right temperature.

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vipsurfsidesupply
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the staff is wonderful and super accommodating. the food is very nice Pub style, great wings and cold beer as well as some very nice craft cocktails.

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vipMatthewL
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came with my boss and CEO, service was FANTASTIC and my mahi Mahi sandwich was amazing

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vipSpringTulip
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Always great for a well crafted cocktail

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GiancarloS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

It has good food, good services and very clean. The staff is super friendly and take care of you. I highly recommend

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CeliaC
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We received an excellent service
Hostess was very kind and helpful
Good food

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christine
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service and excellent food/drinks. A hidden gem in midtown Manhattan:))

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IrmaD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s a cozy and very well decorated place. The food is sooo good! Went here for my friend’s birthday and we had an absolute blast! The place is cleaned, well ventilated, spaced-out, and just a few steps from Bryant Park’s ice skating rink! My friends all loved the place. Can’t wait to go here again!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

This was a covid time meal, so I’ll give them a pass for the bad service and freezing exterior temps. Suppose we expected heaters but had to leave hastily because shivering made it impossible to enjoy

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

They did a great job with our outdoor dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service. Tasty food and good drinks at a great price. Will definitely go there again!

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njcooltechie
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Good food with nice decor. A really nice place. The service was tough with the translation of English which lead to issues on the bill, but just talk slow and go over your order 2 times to ensure it is right.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food were spectacular. Try the Mac and cheese. To die for.

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Chris
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice place for a drink or a business lunch, good food.

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vipSaudA
New England
31 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Food was Great, the service was perfect, and the ambiance was captivating

Croton Reservoir Tavern
Responded on October 9, 2020

Thank you so much for the feedback and the positive review! Were very happy to hear you enjoyed the food, service, and vibe. Be sure to check us out for happy hour weekdays 3pm-8pm! Cheers!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Great location to major train stations and the PABT.

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vipEugeneF
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Perfectly respectable pub fare

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vipEddieS
New York Area
54 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Spinach dip and lobster roll were great. Will definitely return.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Was in the basement for 1st time
Did not like it

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peteb
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Ok for a "tavern" . But, we were surprised by the check. 4 people with 2 drinks each was over $300. Too much for a bar. example a makers was $16 . just be careful. I am a New Yorker so am used to pricey ... but this was obnoxious for what it we got.

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vipSCOTTW
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food good service. Menu is a little heavy outside of the salad section.

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vipLizS
Washington DC
146 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good pub food. Vegetarian burger and fish and chips were fine as expected they met the mark for a not pretentious but reliable place. Good cider that had just been tapped. Great value for NYC

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vipNycjenn
New York Area
225 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience3

It was fine but given the plethora of choice in the neighborhood I wouldnt go back. It was not busy and service was still really off. Food was ok but nothing special- basic pub grub.

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AnnA
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

In NYC for a show at MSG. It was a busy night in NY, a lot of holiday parties. Our dinner was excellent, we had salad w grilled chicken. Much better than the usual.

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RichardA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good dependable place for lunch. We were downstairs which is much quieter than upstairs, so you can actually talk with your lunch companions. I had the chicken sandwich, which I thought was very good. I do recommend that you have a reservation as the place can get quite crowded.

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vipASHuntington
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Consistently solid place for food and drinks.

FAQs

Croton Reservoir Tavern offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 997-6835.

Croton Reservoir Tavern is rated 4.3 stars by 906 OpenTable diners.

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.

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