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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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Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (147)
Fit for Foodies (130)
Creative Cuisine (115)
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Good for Anniversaries (115)
Tasting Menu (106)
Good for a Date (104)
Romantic (90)
Notable Wine List (78)
Good for Birthdays (77)
Business Meals (72)
Great for Lunch (55)
Local Ingredients (52)
Neighborhood Gem (51)
Good Vegetarian Options (51)
Seasonal (50)
Quiet Conversation (48)
Authentic (37)
Bar Seating (36)
Handcrafted Cocktails (36)
Cozy (32)
Worth the Drive (29)
Hot Spot (26)
Vibrant Bar Scene (23)
Fun (20)
Good for Groups (20)
Healthy (20)
Sunday Lunch (18)
Pre/post Theatre (18)
Casual (13)
People Watching (13)
Comfort Food (10)
Happy Hour (8)
Organic (8)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Great for Brunch (4)
Great Beer (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Vegan (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Tapas (1)
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·Dined a day ago

This is wonderful restaurant, Yummy food, nice people, warm place

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 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined 2 days ago

The ambience was wonderful very quaint and cozy. We were all impressed as soon as we entered. Our server was knowledgeable and friendly. The food was amazing, all four of us did the tasting menu. The men did the seasonal one and us ladies decided to try the Vegetarian menu. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. I was very impressed as I am lactose intolerant and was told immediately that it was not going to be a problem, they certainly delivered, I loved every bite!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

It was an amazing experience! The food was delicious and the service was outstanding.

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 (Charleston)·Dined 2 days ago

Perfect dining experience:

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 (Calgary)·Dined 2 days ago

Great experience with fantastic food and service. Would recommend for any occasion.

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·Dined 3 days ago

NOT as spectacular as it used to be lacking punch

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Fantástica experiencia gastronómica y eso que no soy fan de los menús cerrados...gran nivel! Allan, el camarero un gran profesional

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was very bland and my fish actually RAW in middle. While the server did offer to recook, by the time she offered everyone else was almost finished. Plus the dish was so bland, I didn’t really want any more:-). Portion sizes were also extremely odd with our desserts being larger than our appetizer and main combined. Trust me, no one needs 7 large cookies at the end of a big meal.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

I️ have never had a bad experience at Gramercy and that record continues. The Hostess, wait staff, Sommelier and seasonal tasting menu with wine paring were all “on point”, as always. Bravo Danny Meyer for sustaining such a high level of quality food and service for so many years. I️ will continue to return, and recommend it to friends/colleagues as one of NYC’s finest “foodie” establishments.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

My girlfriend and I each had a tasting menu with the wine pairing. My vegetarian tasting menu was worth every penny. The chestnut pudding was novel, innovative, and truly remarkable. The wines were very special, and were expertly paired to enhance or compliment the flavors in each dish.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Gramercy Tavern never disappoints!
Impeccable service, and the food and wine is always unique and beyond delicious. I try to make it a part of my NY experience whenever I'm there.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Fun
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

Still my favorite restaurant in NYC

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Great tasting menu, reasonable price, what was even great was the service. Great overall

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 days ago

Service was excellent. Steven the sommelier was great, explaining wine and working with us.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

We went to Gramercy Tavern to celebrate our engagement. The staff was nothing but excellent and kept congratulating us the whole night. We sat in the dining room and had the three course meal. Everything we had was wonderful. It was a remarkable evening to end such a perfect day.

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·Dined 6 days ago

Incredible experience!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 6 days ago

Great food definetly fit for foodies. The problem I had was that we were seated in the back room, which was large and "sterile". The bustling ombiance of the bar & second room was lost in the large back room. My advise is to try to sit in the bar area... which does not take reservations. Fantastic staff all around. Only fixed priced tasting menus. Extremely expensive.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

The food was good but the service and time between courses was to slow.And finally $48 for sparkling water for 2 people drinking was excessif.

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Excellent service. I had originally reserved a table for 2 for my parents anniversary and was going to try to wait get seated in the Tavern. They were kind enough to turn a table for 2 into a table of 4 for us. Very grateful, and couldn’t be happier with the service!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

This was yet another fabulous experience at my favorite restaurant. My sister and I enjoyed the seasonal toasting menu over lunch, with wine pairings. I've been to Gramercy Tavern for dinner several times in the dining room, as well as lunch in the tavern. This was my first experience having lunch in the dining room. It was every bit as elegant as dinner! Every dish was superb , from the fluke ceviche at the start, to the scrumptious fresh desert. I absolutely loved the silky smooth sable (fish dish), with a delightful creamy sauce perfectly seasoned. I also loved the duck breast with confit , which was so juicy, tender, and tasty as to not be believed. The Gramercy chefs know how to cook duck like nobody else. I also believe the tasting menus (and wine pairings) at Gramercy are a very good value. Upscale dining is not inexpensive, especially in New York. My wife and I frequent several 3 (and occasionally 4 star) restaurants in the city. They are all very, very good. But Gramercy Tavern sets the standard for quality, while maintaining reasonable prices.

A special note to those of you that really enjoy fine dining. The service at most upscale restaurants is very good, highly professional and consistent -- but not differentiating. However, Gramercy Tavern takes service to a whole new level. Our server was not only extremely charming, but also incredibly knowledgeable about both the food and wine. I've always found that the servers at Gramercy truly engage with you to make sure you are having a great time. Couple that with fabulous gourmet food, a warm, inviting setting and you what do get? Gramercy Tavern, my favorite restaurant in the world!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Food and service is simply divine. Can wait to dine there again.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Absolutely the best dining experience ever. You are meant to make this the evening's entertainment and savor every minute.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

It really was a beautiful experience.
If I had to say something negative, I would probably say that the dining room is a little bit too noisy and confusing for such a high level place. The time between each course was also probably a little short (I couldn’t even finish some of my wine glasses!). On a side note, some portions could have been a little bigger.
But all in all, it was a wonderful dinner and really worth the price we paid for it. The staff was especially helpful and ready to share info about food and wine.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (London)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Birthday meal!great service great food

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Underwhelming. I expected much more given the great reviews this restaurant gets.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 8, 2017

The staff was very accommodating, and food was delicious.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

Perfect. Just go and enjoy.

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

This restaurant has lasted the test of time; it's wait people are professional and friendly, and despite the no tipping policy, service has not diminished. There is a wide choice of food selections, either a la carte or fixed menus, including one that is vegetarian selections only. The cheese choices are superb, served with pear chutney, honey and figs. Although the prices are on the high side, the food is very high quality.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Just one work” FANTASTIC”

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Gramercy Tavern is always amazing in both food and service. It has become a restaurant I MUST have Everytime we are in town.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Went there for my wedding anniversary. Made me and my husband feel so special. Great way to celebrate.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The best food in NYC! Not to be missed!
The tasting menu and wine pairing was perfect!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch
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 (London)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Phenomenal experience. Wonderful, beautifully presented and great tasting modern food in a lovely location. Staff were outstanding - Hannah our server and Alvaro the sommelier. Prepared matching wines for each course that were not the run of the mill pairings but all worked beautifully. Great value for money - especially given the location.

Will be back for sure next time we are in NYC.

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 (Guadalajara)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Engagement dinner. Great food, great service, great experience!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We've been to Gramercy Tavern many times, so when our dear friends were visiting from Dallas, we were excited to take them there. Unfortunately, our experience was deeply disappointing. The service was incredibly slow and neglectful; food took forever to come, and was often times cold when it arrived. The Sea Bass was actually undercooked. We waited an hour for our dessert course, and were disappointed with that too. All in all, it was an incredibly underwhelming experience, and as the person who made the reservation, I was really embarrassed by my choice. #hugebummer

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Fantastic service, great food and drinks but they have to do a better job of handling the check ins on Saturday night at dinner rush.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had a great time. A bit noisy. Food was great and the wine pairing with the 3 course meal was very enjoyable.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Amy was excellent server.
Food- excellent
Quieter away from Tavern

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

This review is partial and I am not certain if I would or would not recommend this restaurant.
The place is beautiful and the staff is awesome. However, the portions are ridiculously small for the price. For example, the shrimp appetizer is extremely tasty but about 26 bucks for three BABY shrimp. The burgers and desserts are great! I would recommend sitting and the bar and enjoying the a la carte options.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food, excellent service. First time experience but won’t be my last.

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