Doc Watsons

5 Reviews
$30 and under
Doc Watson's serves traditional American dishes in a classic European pub-style environment. The restaurant features both indoor and heated outdoor dining and is open daily. Doc Watson's is particularly popular for its weekend brunch special, which includes two complimentary drinks.
Choose from three different outdoor dining experiences with a private beer garden in the back, an enclosed roadside seating area and the "cottage" sidewalk cafe with pub style seating. All outdoor areas have the added bonus of heating aswell as sun coverage.
Weekend Brunch is served Saturday & Sundays and a full dinner menu available daily. Popular menu items include Irish Beef Stew and Shepard's Pie. On the smaller side offerings such as the seasonal flatbreads or Ahi Tuna Tacos are recommended. An extensive cocktail list is available as well as a wide selection of draft and craft beers.

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
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What people are saying
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New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago

Service was very slow but the food and drinks were good. The outdoor seating setup is nice, but the acoustics make it very hard to hear people at your own table

New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021

Good Shepard's pie, and great service. There is lots of outdoor space but it is noisy both inside and out.

New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021

Haven't been to Doc's in a while so decided to go and catch up with friends for dinner. We initially had one server but then was given another. The food was good but the overall service was very poor. It got busy around 8PM and all the tables were full in the back where we were seated. The service ended up to be subpar and the bus boy was no where in sight to remove the plates on our table. I felt bad as there was only one server serving the entire restaurant inside and she ended up removing the plates as she had no help what-so-ever.

Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021

Food was overpriced for what it was, to be honest but service was friendly

New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021

Had a great evening here! We sat in the beer garden, which was great. Food and drinks were awesome, and the service was great. Highly recommend!

Doc Watsons
Responded on March 18, 2021

Hi Kelly: I do apologize for this happening to you and your guests. I will be speaking to all staff regarding this matter and ensuring something like this does not happen again. Please accept my apologies and I have reached out to you via your original booking method in order to make this right. We do hope you will give us anther chance.



You can order delivery directly from Doc Watsons using the Order Online button. Doc Watsons also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 988-5300.

Doc Watsons is rated 4.7 stars by 5 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.