About Punch Restaurant

Punch Restaurant and Bar is located in the Flatiron District. Renovated by architect Jay Valgora, Punch Restaurant and Bar inspires you visually by its imaginative whimsical artwork and sophistication. Inspirational cuisine of Chef Matt Shoemaker's menu reflects his love of international flavors forged with classical technique. His passion for sophisticated-bold flavor is the hallmark of his cooking. At the bustling bar, you will find many original cocktails: Blood Orange Punch, Cucumber Tini, and a selection of house infused vodkas. French doors, cozy banquets and glowing candelabras create the perfect atmosphere for a date or dinner with friends. With warm hospitality and exceptional value Punch Restaurant and bar is a real KNOCKOUT!

913 Broadway
New York, NY 10010
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Global, International

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;
Bar: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 1:00am

Cross Street:
Between 20th and 21st Streets

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(212) 673-6333

Website:
http://punchrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
HAPPY HOUR EVERYDAY 4 to 7 at the Punch Bar / $5 Draft Beers, $5 Well Drinks, $5 House Red and $5 House White...all at Punch. Join us.

Catering:
Off-site catering is available, please contact us for more details.

Parking Details:
There are two parking lots on 21st Street between Park Ave. South and Broadway. There is also metered parking in the neighborhood.

Public Transit:
N, R, Q, W, 4, 5, 6 & L trains to 14th Street/Union Square.

Executive Chef:
Matt Shoemaker

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Join us for a three-course Thanksgiving prix-fixe, or order from our a la carte offering, at Punch & Wined Up Restaurants. Now taking reservations!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Join us on New Year's Eve for a night to remember! See out 2017 with an optional 4-course prix fixe and 3 open bar, with DJ and party favors during the night! Complimentary champagne toast at midnight...here's to a GREAT 2018!

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Private Dining

Punch Restaurant & Wined Up Wine Bar are both available for private events. Both offer a unique atmosphere and menu. Below, please find example menus and features of both venues. Call us today! We would be happy to help plan your next event. Let us host your next important event

Punch Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

3.2

service

3.3

ambience

3.0

value

3.3

Noise

Moderate

64% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Bar Seating (2)
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Great for Brunch (2)
Business Meals (2)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Live Sports (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Special Occasion (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Good for Groups (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Even though there were very few customers, we waited about 35 minutes for our food.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Punch has been around for quite a while and is one of the great mainstays of the Gramercy/Flatiron area. Always reliable, always good, I always enjoy going there. And I dined at Punch on a Monday night so the noise level was low.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The restaurant was not as advertised. I expected a chef driven menu (Shoemaker) and a trendy interior. It was a sports bar with TVs everywhere and a laminated menu card. The guacamole was good but nothing else.

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Moderate weekend brunch (early afternoon) crowd. DJ music was very loud. Lots of sports on the many TV's. Service was decently attentive and the bartender waiting on us at a table from behind the bar got my order wrong. Food was good though as were the brunch cocktails. $34 brunch (choose any entrée and unlimited brunch cocktails for 90 minutes) is a really good value if you plan on having a couple of drinks or more.

Tags: Casual, Live Sports, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Service was terrible. They forgot about our order and had to comp us two glasses of wine.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 6, 2017

I used to love this place. The food was good and it was reasonably priced and a pleasant room. I hadn't been there in a while and it's changed quite a bit. There are big TV screens all around now and the menu is a single laminated sheet. Feels more like a sports bar. Seemed less clean and more run down. Service was not great. I won't be going back.

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

The staff wasn't quite available. So you spend a great deal of time waiting to order.. waiting to be served... waiting to make request... waiting for the check... They also served me spoiled milk with my coffee... The DJ for Brunch was awesome..

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

Punch is a good neighborhood bar with reasonably priced food and drinks. Although it's much more a sports bar (with a dozen tv's with soccer playing) than a restaurant, we were pleasantly surprised. Our waiter (Hilario) was attentive and efficient and we had a Cobb salad and grilled chicken on a bed of risotto - both were delicious. Certainly nothing fancy but a great place for a drink and a bite to eat. We'll go again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 24, 2017

Punch was great the last two times I went, a long time ago. This is the first time I've been to Punch in a very long time, and it will be the last. Besides it being empty at lunch time with TVs on everywhere, the food was terrible. The Mediterranean Plate was weak and uninspired, the hummus thin and tasteless, the lentils dry and old looking, there was tortilla chips, why? And most of these chips were cracked pieces, why bother. The pita was warm and nice, and too few. Cobb Salad had a very few pieces of romaine and an over abundance of some bitter twiggy green. I should have asked what it was because i just looked through countess googles images and couldn't find it. There was barely any blue cheese so I asked for more and that helped cut the bitterness. The best part of the meal was desert, scoop each of black cherry sorbet, vanilla bean, salty caramel ice cream -these were delicious. Our waitress was fine. I don't understand what happened to this place. It made me sad and I will never go back. Luckily my client picked the place otherwise I would have been very embarrassed.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Good food, ok prices for NY, but terrible acoustics and waiter not around after food served

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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 10, 2017

This is a very average restaurant, the only good thing was that it could accommodate a large group on short notice.

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

I had to have an impromptu meeting. The reservation went from 2-5 people at 4 in the afternoon and the ordering was minimal but they could not have been nicer and what we had was great. I definitely am going back for the full deal.

Tags: Authentic, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Went there for a group brunch. Food was good. Service was okay. Waiter seemed slightly unamused by us but was helpful with whatever we asked for. Even split the check individually for us.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 13, 2017

Went for a late lunch for a co-worker's birthday. We both had pasta dishes. My mushroom ravioli was the perfect size. It was delicious. My co-worker enjoy the pappardelle with a glass of Malbec. It​ met his expectations. The service was good- not hurried or too slow. All in all it was a good experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Went with party of 7. Very accommodating as we had an earlier reservation but didn't end up sitting at table for at least an hour later than reservation time. Good service with attentive wait staff. Good food. Would recommend!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Quick Bite, Casual, Spicy, Cozy, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Fun, Live Sports, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Horrible service. The restaurant was not air conditioned on a 90 degree evening and we couldn't wait to get out of there. We asked several times if they can put the AC on but they said it is on but since the doors were open in front, it is affecting the AC. Well, for the sale of everyone else in the restaurant, except for the ONE table by the open door, close the door and regulate the AC.
Cheese plate was $16 and was 1 small slice of each cheese that they cut from a block from the supermarket. Entrees were just ok.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Went to Punch for Mothers Day brunch. It was a wonderful time with fantastic food and drinks. Relaxing and non-rushed atmosphere. I would definitely go here again when in this area of Manhattan.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Had a great time at brunch here!! The drink special is fantastic! The food is good too. We had a few extra guests and the restaurant was very accommodating. Would definitely come here again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Casual, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 29, 2017

I just love coming here. I think it's the best brunch spot around. $35 bottomless brunch and the options are great! The staff is always amazing, food is always great. Music is always fun! Honestly, out don't get the pretentious brunch crowd and it's laid back but you still have amazing food! Can't recommend it enough!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Live Sports, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Bar Seating, Fun, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 15, 2017

I wanted to go somewhere for a decently priced bottomless brunch in the city - and this was it! I enjoyed the variety of brunch options. The drinks had a punch (see what I did there?!) and the ambiance was lively without being fratty. I would return.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 13, 2017

Lovely. The only drawback were the television screens in the dining room. It's distracting and stupid. It's a shame because the food was fabulous and the service was impeccable.

Tags: Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Paleo Friendly, Authentic, Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 9, 2017

Great experience this we had at Punch the food was awesome and the bottomless brunch was amazing. Good service I would definitely go again

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy, Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Tapas, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 2, 2017

Always amazing! Perfect for big groups. We have taken our family there every time they come to town; 4-10 people each time for Sunday Brunch and we have never had an issue once! Love love love it there!!

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 (New England)·Dined on March 26, 2017

Good local restaurant for brunch. Eggs came out hot and just the way I ordered them. A little crowded for seating, but good Flatiron district restaurant.

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 (New England)·Dined on March 24, 2017

Wonderful place for reunion lunch - relaxing and cosy atmosphere. Great service, delicious food. Austrian friends impressed by beer options!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 25, 2017

Under new management since I was there last. The food was very good, well prepared, well seasoned and well presented. The space was loud with 5 sports centered televisions surrounding the dining area. We found it oppressive and not enjoyable. I understand they want to position this as a sports oriented pub, but maybe they turn off the televisions on the weekends for the people who want dinner and not just drinks.

Tags: Live Sports, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 20, 2017

This is a new Punch & not what we all expected nor as wonderful as it used to be. Now it looks like a sports bar w/ TV's all over the place. The noise level was also extremely loud so that our group (college friends from the 60's) had a hard time hearing one another. The waiters were very accommodating and tried to help as much as possible.

Tags: Tapas, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 14, 2017

The food was good, the drinks were good, the service by our waiter was very poor. It appeared he was having a serious problem managing all his tables, so we started flagging down other employees so we would not wait 15 minutes for ordering another round of drinks - specifically a very nice and young lady who was very accommodating. Due to the experience I cannot give more than two stars, but with that said if we would of had great service would have marked 4 stars.

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

Good deals for special events!

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

Went for brunch at 1 on Saturday. Varied small menu. Ordered eggs, sausage and 'cheddar' grits. Nice presentation, food was hot. Nothing special. Not one ounce of cheddar in grits. Service fair. Perhaps because we were not drinking or partaking in bottomless brunch. Ok meal. Way too many other better options around.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 22, 2017

Was essentially empty on a Sunday at 11 AM. We were the only party that arrived for the entire duration of our reservation which was from 11 AM - 12:15 PM. Service was great, prices were fair. Food was OK - don't think I'd return but would recommend for large groups or a place for a brunch if you are in need of a reservation for a large group.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 19, 2017

I'm glad I finally made it to Punch. Service was very attentive, and my beer battered fish and chips were very yummy...especially with a frosty beer! My friend had the short rib sandwich which she proclaimed very good. Vibe is energetic and lots of big screen TV's on the walls.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Live Sports, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2017

I haven't ever had a bad experience here which is the reason I keep going back however I do feel today wasn't great. I felt like my server forgot my table was there and I didn't feel like we were being attended to due to there being larger tables. I won't let this one experience change my mind however I do think the servers need to focus on all tables and not the larger one.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2017

I had my engagement party here 1/15/17. Brunch for 20 people and bottomless mimosas and beer. Service was great as was the food. 5 stars! Two thumbs up! Whatever the millennials say lol.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2017

Good value for brunch with friends. Would come back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2016

I am very put off by the screens now installed in what used to be pleasantly peaceful dining space. Even if no volume is on, lunch time, weekday dining, you are distracted by the flashing
of them. When I asked could they not be turned off when nothing key was happening, I was told
the owner wanted them ON. OK so Punch is turning into a sportsbar and restaurant? Some of
your previously happy customers, like me, may be less than thrilled with that change. The service was uneven, with one woman trying to deal with far too many tables and the brownie was not a brownie but more like chocolate sponge, no richness to it at all! I have long been a fan. But you may not be able to have your cake and eat it too.

Tags: Good for Groups, Quick Bite
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2016

Great for a big group at brunch. Staff is excellent. Super accommodating if a member of the group doesn't show. Great on refills and the food is excellent. The bottomless brunch deal is a steal.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Outstanding Value, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2016

Fun, young, loud. No happy hour unless you're at the bar.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2016

Sadly the main restaurant room's character and ambiance have been ruined with the addition of multiple jumbo screen TVs all turned on (fortunately without the sound). Apparently, after work and at night, it becomes a sports bar. This is not the Punch restaurant I have enjoyed for over 10 years. I will not return.

Tags: Business Meals
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2016

I was horrified to find one of my favorite places for lunch has added a number of large
video screens, not just over the bar, but 2-3 on each of the facing walls of the restaurant. Effectively, they have turned into a sports bar with food.
At 12.30 pm a scant number of lunch
patrons were treated to silent, constantly flashing screens, despite there being no important political or sports event. I asked if
they could turn them off. My request was declined. The food is as good as ever, as is the service. However, presumably to improve their business, I believe they are trading the clientele of an attractive restaurant with a good food for a horse of a different color. I fear their old clients may not love the changeover.

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