About Gramercy Tavern

The Main Dining Room serves a prix-fixe menus for dinner and an a la carte menu for lunch.

Our Tavern serves an a la carte menu and welcomes guests on a walk-in basis.

Our menu pricing is inclusive of all costs associated with food, beverage, and hospitality. Tips are neither required nor expected.

The restaurant features an acclaimed wine list and thoughtfully selected beer and cocktail offerings. One of America’s most beloved restaurants, Gramercy Tavern has welcomed guests for over 23 years to enjoy seasonal American cuisine, warm hospitality and unparalleled service. The restaurant is ranked at the top of Zagat Survey’s Most Popular list and has garnered eight James Beard Awards including Outstanding Restaurant and Best Chef NYC.
Chef Michael Anthony’s seasonal menu consists of elegant dishes with a rustic influence that showcase the restaurant’s relationships with local farms and purveyors.

42 E. 20th St
New York, NY 10003
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Gramercy Tavern accepts reservations for the Main Dining Room beginning at 10:00 a.m., 7 days a week, 28 days in advance.

We do not take reservations for our Tavern area.

Main Dining Room:
Lunch daily: 11:30am - 2:00pm serving an a la carte menu
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:45pm, pre-fixe menu
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm pre-fixe menu

Tavern Room:
Serving an a la carte menu continuously
Sunday - Thursday 11:30am - 11:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 11:30am - midnight

Cross Street:
Park Avenue & Broadway

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 477-0777

Website:
http://www.gramercytavern.com/

Public Transit:
4, 5, 6, N, R or L to 14th Street Union Square or 6 to 23rd Street at Park Avenue

Executive Chef:
Michael Anthony

Private Party Facilities:
This warm, elegant private space can seat up to 22 guests. The centerpiece of the room is a single stately table crafted by Maine artisan Greg Lipton.

Private Party Contact:
Marci Haas: (888) 652-1910

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Gramercy Tavern Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (148)
Fit for Foodies (117)
Tasting Menu (106)
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Good for Anniversaries (105)
Creative Cuisine (102)
Good for a Date (93)
Romantic (89)
Good for Birthdays (73)
Notable Wine List (70)
Business Meals (65)
Seasonal (53)
Good Vegetarian Options (52)
Great for Lunch (51)
Quiet Conversation (49)
Neighborhood Gem (47)
Local Ingredients (45)
Authentic (39)
Handcrafted Cocktails (35)
Cozy (33)
Bar Seating (29)
Worth the Drive (29)
Hot Spot (21)
Vibrant Bar Scene (20)
Fun (19)
Healthy (19)
Sunday Lunch (19)
People Watching (15)
Pre/post Theatre (15)
Casual (14)
Comfort Food (12)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Organic (10)
Great for Brunch (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Great Beer (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Vegan (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Tapas (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent, professional, warm and friendly service, and the food was unique and interesting.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Service was slow especially for dessert. Everything else was very enjoyable.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Awesome. Worth it. Special dining experience. Our server was first rate, food was a special. The amuse Bouche and palette cleanser very cool too.

Tags: Romantic, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options
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 (Charleston)·Dined 5 days ago

Bar area was very crowded and loud. Dining room was wonderful. Service and food outstanding. If you want a wonderful evening reserve in the dining room. I would skip the bar area. You can drink at your table

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 5 days ago

Food has gone downhill. Resting on its laurels. I've been going for 20 years and won't be returning.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Second visit. Superb then, superb now. Both A La Carte and Tasting menus offer a great selection. Highly recommended.

One to visit and worth the trip.

Tags: Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Organic, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Vegan
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Always wonderful, Gramercy Tavern remains one of my favorite restaurants anywhere. The comfortable environment, great service and outstanding American food creations makes it a winner.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined 7 days ago

Fabulous food and wine

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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Absolutely delicious lunch. Did the tasting menu paired with wine. Each course was amazing and good to have paired with wines that probably wouldn't normally select. We will be back in a heartbeat!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 7 days ago

A local friend recommended the place and we were lucky enough to secure an 11:30 lunch. It was wonderful!

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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 9, 2017

We celebrated my husbands birthday here, and let me say it was phenomenal! The holiday decorations were beautiful! The Sommelier was very helpful. Staff highly attentive. Food was delish and we were very pleased with everything we ordered. We sat in dining room and it was very cozy and warm, they really did great job on design. When I mentioned to waiter how beautiful the after dinner chocolates were, and how I know my children would love them, he brought a box of 4 for me to take home to them! The birthday cake was such a treat!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Accommodating. Delicious. A welcome respite from the everyday world of business. You make us feel like VIPs.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Definitely one of my most memorable meals in NYC. Great food, great service, and an amazing atmosphere. You forget that you're in a big restaurant and it feels super cozy. We did the tasting menu with wine pairings and do not regret it!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 7, 2017

High attention to customer experience. Very impressed. Food was world class!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Totally overprized. Service was really nice but food was average and not at all worth the price paid. For 130$ I have eaten in many michelin star restaurants that are way better. Amounts were also small.

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·Dined on December 7, 2017

Un sitio clásico en NY para disfrutar

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

This was my 3rd visit. I was very disappointed
Service was slow, waiter was disinterested not helpful
White bean soup was not good
Pork was cold
Very sad

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·Dined on December 5, 2017

Amazing service and food. Fine dining at its best and all done without any uncomfortable pretension.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Service was excellent. Food was terrific. They were able to accommodate a gluten free diet and have a special gluten free dessert not on the menu.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great dinner. Loved everything. The decor and the service were outstanding. Would return next time I am in NYC.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Amazing experience from the food to the wine to the staff. Highly recommend!!!

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Beautiful restaurant with a decor that lives up to its name but with a modern twist. Attendant but not obtrusive staff. Menu built up of an exceptional medley of seasonal ingredients cooked to perfection.

Tags: Romantic, Tasting Menu
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Gorgeous interior in a seasonal warm, historic sense.
We were seated by a fine gentleman. Lovely waitstaff took our 3 course orders.
Nevertheless, I found all the scattering servers kept their gaze downward.
Hard to catch someone’s eye. Our lead waitstaff also did not coordinate that we needed to be finished within an hour and 3/4. Sad that the restaurant manager came over with a celebratory birthday cake and glasses of champagne to mark our anniversary/birthday too late to enjoy.
Long gap after main course frustrating. Cheese plate for dessert my favorite of all three courses. Food wasn’t as stellar as I’d expect. Ladies room had overflowing basket of dirty towels all over the floor. A Saturday night.

Tags: Healthy, Good for a Date, Cozy, Organic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The tasting menu was delicious. Everything was cooked fantastically and the service and timing in between courses was first class. An overall great experience.

Tags: Casual, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 2, 2017

In one word: brilliant!

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Fantastic experience from the moment we walked in until the final sip of coffee after dessert.
The head chef, Michael, came over to us multiple times with little tasters and charming conversation while we were waiting for our table.
Top shelf in every possible way.

Tags: Romantic, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

A lovely experience and this is my 4th visit. Service a bit slow to start with; we sat at our table without a drink or menu for 10 mins (with lots of staff mulling about). Food lovely. Desserts really nice (but too big!). Feels very festive.

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Dated dark and dreary dining decor featuring grandmas curtains Food/service excellent

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

We recently dined here for a birthday lunch. We all opted for the vegetable tasting menu which I strongly recommend. The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly and the service was exceptional. The dining room was a nice contrast from the busy and crowded streets that NYC sees this time of year. We also had a toddler with us who patiently sat through a 2.5 hour lunch and received a lot of attention from staff (hence the kid-friendly rating). We made our lunch reservation a few weeks ahead of time and had several options for times. All in all, it was a great experience!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Kid-friendly
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 1, 2017

We had a lovely pre wedding lunch. It was a fabulous part of an amazing day. Our server was outstanding.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Excellent food and service. Highly recommended

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

After wanting to try this Danny Meyer restaurant for a very long time, my husband and I made a reservation this past Thursday. It was everything I had heard about and more. The food was exquisite, the wait staff superb, and the ambience perfect. We will be back for sure. Highly recommend for a special meal.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

My husband & I had a lovely meal at Gramercy Tavern before a show. The wait staff is fabulous!! Our water glass was never empty. The bread is amazing!! We had a fantastic meal!! We would definitely eat here again when we go back to NYC.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Casual, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Fun, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Memphis)·Dined on November 30, 2017

This was possibly the best meal I️ have ever eaten. The service was fantastic. I‎t is an expensive meal, but well worth I‎t in my opinion. We shared the two tasting menus, which I️ would highly recommend. Thoroughly enjoyed entire experience!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

After 12 years in the city, Gramercy Tavern is still our absolute standard for special occasion meals. Their food and service standards are exceptional. Plan to spend more time (like a European meal) as you will feel at home and cared for.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

It doesn't get better than this, even for a jaded New Yorker.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Every year I meet up with my very favorite friends for a pre Christmas dinner. At first I thought we were being taken to the least attractive place in the restaurant but it was the perfect spot for us to see everything yet have the ability to talk. The tables were spaced with enough room that we weren't sharing our conversation with anyone else. Our waiter was wonderfully professional, attentive enough and helpful. The restaurant was full of festive holiday decorations and good cheer! We had a wonderful evening.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 28, 2017

Our meal and the service was great. I did feel that $129 was too expensive for the meal as I dined in other great restaurants in NYC for less. Thank you.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Went for my fiance birthday. Had an amazing time, great food. And the staff was very friendly and helpful from start to end.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 27, 2017

The restaurant was fantastic. Our server was friendly and very professional. However we did make a reservation and we still waited 20 minutes for our table. Overall a fantastic experience.

Tags: Special Occasion
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