P.J. Clarke's - Third Avenue
The food was just ok. Would be fun to have drinks and light snack but not for a dinner, with
a friend, and want to hear each other speak.
Was there for Brunch on Sunday. Had their chili which was ok and we also had a turkey club that was just awful. The entire sandwich was soggy and there was barely any roasted turkey on it. Restaurant overall was very smelly (stale beer smell) and generally dirty.
Sea bass was excellent. Burger was good but roll was nothing special. Oreo cake was very good and large and probably too much but what the heck.
Great NYC spot for lunch and after 5. Two thumbs up on food and great service
Thanks for the great review!
Excellent food and great service. Got served quickly but didn't feel rushed at all. Will be going back in the future for sure!
Thanks Judy! Can’t wait to see you again.
Our server was great! Very pleasant.
Thanks for the great review!
The experience was perfect. We were very confortable. The serviré was great and the food awesome.
Thanks for the great review Lucia!
Great food. A little pricey for what it was, but enjoyable experience!
Thanks for the review Jennifer. We do our best to offer great food at quality service at a fair and competitive price.
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I really enjoyed my visit to PJ Clarke's last week. My parties were late and they accommodated the reservation as best they cold which I truly appreciated. I got a drink while I waited and it was great. The food was great, our waitress was great, I truly couldn't have asked for a better experience. I have been a big fan of the restaurant for a long time , many years and never has it been a disappointment. PJ Clarke's is always consistent and on point every time. I will be back!
Thank you very much for your kind words. Look forward to having you join us again soon.
Nice traditional American diner. Wide menu selection and the lobster, truffle Mac and cheese is phenomenal
Thanks for the review! Glad you enjoyed the Lobster Mac.
20 minute wait for reservation to be available.Tomato soup was stone cold. Main course dishes were not removed before serving dessert.
I’m sorry to hear about this less than stellar experience. I’d like the opportunity to make it up to you. Please reach out at your earliest convenience. -Michael Long General Manager
Food was amazing and was great to be back! Will definitely be back when I can!
Thanks Laura! Look forward to seeing you next time.
Outstanding food and quick service. Nice ambiance. Delicious hamburgers
Thanks for the great review!
Friends in Town
Thanks for the review.
The staff at the front and the servers were excellent.
The food and drinks are always good and it's nice to see a lot of the same waiters year to year!
Thanks for the great review Justine! We like to keep our family intact.
Overall, excellent. Cannot complain. Burgers were cooked perfectly. Fries were hot and perfectly cooked. Service was great, every staff member we interacted with was friendly and professional. Showed up earlier than our reservation but was seated within 2 minutes.
Thank you very much for your review! So happy to hear it.
Still one of the best burgers in NYC! Great, classic place!!
Burger was great!
Thank you! We enjoy them too.
Great Food, best burgers and very friendly service.
Thanks Jerome! Hope to see you again soon.
Truly a wonderful place! And what makes it best is the fact that the people there really care. Feels weird to even say that because kindness and warmth of the level they serve up at P.J. Clarke's is so rarely found that it's easy to disbelieve it's even possible. Food, service, ambiance, etc. all first rate, but then they go the extra mile. The smiles are sincere, the servers help each other out, the 'head guy' buses tables when things get really busy. My husband and I both have hearing loss and we find the music at P.J. Clarke's remains where it belongs: in the background; people at tables beside you have real conversations instead of yelling at each other over the music, and at both 3rd Avenue and Lincoln Center we've had total cooperation and accommodation in being seated at the tables best for folks with hearing problems (the hosts even know which tables those are! the hosts actually read the notes in my online reservation about needing hearing accommodation!) Wonderful, simply wonderful and I know it takes a lot of work to be a wonderful restaurant. Congrats to everyone there!
Thank you so much for your review Susan! It was my absolute pleasure meeting you last week. Hope to see you again soon. -Michael Long General Manager
The service was terrible.
Hi Tara, I’m terribly sorry that you didn’t enjoy your time with us. We were unfortunately at a slight personnel disadvantage that evening and I fear that after I brought the Manhattan over, that it took quite a while for anyone else to return. I do apologize for the lack of attention you received and hope that it has not scared you off from returning again. I’d love the opportunity to make it up to you on your next visit. Please let me know when you would like to return. -Michael Long G.M.
Stunning restaurant! Very authentic and the steaks and burgers are great. The buffalo wings to start are shockingly good too! Staff are amazing we had a great night. Highly recommended.
Thanks for the great review Emma!
We brought my father, who is in his 70's to PJ Clarkes for a little walk down memory lane. He was worried that the recent renovations to the restaurant would change his memories but the restaurant is intact in all of its old charm glory. Even the bathrooms are the same. He was very talkative to the staff about his many memories in the 70's and each staff member was patient and kind and let him ramble on. The food was better than we remembered and it was a perfect evening. Our waitress Pat had been there for 40 years and she was amazing - never wrote a thing down and got every one of our requests and orders correct. We never waited for a drink, we were never rushed even though it was the 23rd of December and we had an amazing dinner and it was everything that my father hoped it would be. Do not hesitate to take your family, friends or significant other there for a special night out. Yes, it is pricey but the history, the food and the ambiance is worth every penny.
Thank you so much for your review Tammy! I’m so happy to hear you and your father had such a great time. I wish I could’ve been here to hear some of his stories. I’ll be sure to share your kind words with Pat, I know she will appreciate them.
Overall, our experience at P. J. Clarke’s was good. Drinks and food were tasty. Service was first rate. The only quibble is that we had selected it over other restaurants specifically because of the availability of gluten free hamburger buns (a necessity for one member of our party), and learned after ordering and appetizers that they had run out of the buns. It was a disappointing development that was ultimately overcome by the rest of our experience and the good humor of the impacted person.
I’m terribly sorry about running out of the gluten free buns before your arrival and I appreciate the impacted guest’s understanding. Apart from that unfortunate circumstance, I am very happy to hear that everything else was to your liking. Thank you very much for your review.
Always good food! Our holiday meal go to!
Easy to get to Rockefeller Center...
Thanks for the great review Danielle!
Great atmosphere and delicious food. Service was impeccable. A bit pricey, but what isn't in NYC!!
Thank you for the great review Maria!
Went to PJ Clarke's on a recommendation and could not have been happier. Experience was just top rate and food was even better. Starting with a walk from Times Square, with a stop at Rockefeller Center and the tree, we walked onto the East Side and entered the restaurant on the bar side to a throng of people clearly there after work, unbelievable energy. We had reserved a table, and promptly seated. Our server Victor was there almost immediately and was just over the top wonderful (thanks, Victor!). Drinks, the best burger I think I have ever had (Wagyu Burger- highly recommend it, as does my son; my daughter had The Cadillac Burger, which she also loved). We were too full for dessert - but caught a glimpse of a few...man, wish I was not so full). We then walked back to Times Square, feeling as close to local as 3 tourists could. Thank you so much for just a wonderful experience - and thanks again, Victor - you're the best!
Thank you so much for your great review! I will absolutely pass along your kind words to Viktor. I know he'll appreciate it. Please join us again next time you're in the city.
We were in New York for our annual Christmas trip and tried this place for lunch one day. It was absolutely delicious and wonderful service! Added to the list to repeat! Highly recommend the Parmesan truffle fries!
Thank you so much for your kind review! Hopefully we don’t have to wait until next Christmas to see you again.
Love going to P. J. Clarke's when visiting NY. Our server "Pat Moore" was fabulous!!!! She has been there forever, and shared some wonderful stories. Pat gave us some great NY tips. We love the energetic vibe!!! The decor is great, and a lot of fun.
Thank you for your kind words Paula! I will share with Pat and know she will appreciate them.
The food was great. The place is very nice and service was very good.
LOUD. Very slow kitchen. Good food and ambience.
We arrived early for our reservation and the hostess was quite accommodating in seating us within a reasonable time. The wait staff was friendly as was the manager - making you feel like you’ve been a “regular” diner there for years!
Happy to have you join us. Thank you for your kind words.
The hamburger is always great. I like the old fashioned fries but my wife prefers an upscale variety. The service is outstanding especially from older waitress who has been there for years. Maybe avoid weekend during Xmas because of out of town shoppers with kids. Drinks are always right on.
Thanks for the great review Jerry!
beautiful environment and armosphere, unfortunately insufficient food, fish and chips with cold potatoes and the same thing for those served with ribs, maybe it was an unlucky evening, very nice waiters but it is a shame not to have eaten well.
Very sorry about the cold fries. I hope we were able to get some hot and fresh ones out to you after your notified your server. I'm glad everything else went well. Thanky you for the review.
Outstanding! The food was awesome, the service at the bar was great and the entire experience great!
Thanks for the great review!
PJ Clarke's never disappoints. Great food, ambiance, and service. Staff is tops. No place like it in NY.
Thanks for the great review! Pleasure to have you join us, as always.
We were a little early, but the host was able to seat us immediately. Very noisy, but service was excellent and quick.
Thanks for the review! We know it can get a little loud in hear, expecially during the holiday season. Thank you for putting up with the clamor to join us.
Our waitress was great. Very attentive. Burgers were delicious
Thanks for the review! Do you remember your waitress's name? I'd love to pass on your compliments.
Great recommendation from a friend!
You've got a good friend there. Thanks for the review!