Tavern 62 by David Burke

4.4
572 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American

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About

Tavern 62 by David Burke is the first new concept from ESquared Hospitality in partnership with Chef David Burke. Tavern62 is a modern American tavern, situated in New York City’s Upper East Side offering an all-day menu, bar and lounge, several private dining spaces including a solarium in the back, and a main dining room situated upstairs.

The menu features American plates as a reflection of Chef Burke’s contemporary approach to cooking, with a nod to elevated New York classics paired with a curated wine list, craft beers and a specialty cocktail program.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Everyday 5:00-10:00
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Phone number
(212) 988-9021
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
David Burke
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Private party facilities
Tavern62 also offers private and semi-private dining options designed for versatile seating combinations that can accommodate parties from 8 to 100 or up to 250 for a standing reception with a full buyout of the restaurant.
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Private party contact
Ashley Edery: (212) 329-2690
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Lexington Avenue
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Parking details
Street parking, garages near by.
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Public transit
F train at 63rd and Lexington Avenue. 4,5,6 trains at 59th and Lexington. N, Q, R also 59th and Lexington.
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Special events & promotions
For Special Event information please contact Ashley Edery.
Ashley@e2hospitality.com
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212.329.2960
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was incredible and management was wonderful! There was a glitch in the system where our order didn’t get put through to the kitchen and they brought us an extra round of drinks while we waited and more than made up for it when the bill came.

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 5ambience 2

Noisy young children were seated at the bar, which was not appropriate, especially in an upscale restaurant on the UES. Had been looking forward to a dozen or two oysters, but they were mediocre, not cold enough, with some of them tasting mealy. I never put anything on oysters, but this time felt the need for cocktail sauce to try and improve the taste. Other dishes excellent, as was service. But, especially given the high cost, experience very unsatisfying.

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Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The restaurant had great ambiance and service. The food was delicious and had great presentation. I didn’t give the food 5 stars because my husband asked for medium rare for his steak but it was medium well. Overall experience was great. The bacon appetizer was amazing!!

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent!

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Orange County
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

It started well with personable service and interesting menu. My problem was that I ordered a steak that was highly recommended done medium. It came nearly raw. Then the servers disappeared and my wife continued to eat because I didn’t want to spoil her meal. When I found someone to address the issue to much time had passed, I would have been staring my meal while my wife sat and watched. Nothing bothers me more than a chef who doesn’t pay attention to a preparation request. My servers did try and make it right but once we got to the point of no return it just didn’t matter.

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MS
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

I love this restaurant. I’ve brought clients, come with my husband, and rented the back, private room for a major event.

Tonight was NOT my favorite night. Bread and amuse were on the table before we were ever approached for drinks. Waiter didn’t really know if he had a bottle of rose and how much it cost. Then, when we ordered a second bottle, he just poured it right into the glasses with the remnants of the first bottle- no”did you want to taste the second bottle before I pour?”

Never checked in “how are your meals?” I had to flag him form to order dessert and to get the check. Basically had the service of a busy diner tonight (although it wasn’t that busy!!)

So frustrating!!

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GC
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience and Sunday is half price on bottles of wine. Excellent food and very good value. Service was first class.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

It was nice but the food was over seasoned in my opinion and was very salty and buttery. Although everything was very tasty.

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AS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Scallops were good but small and overall portion was small. My boyfriend got the short ribs and loved it.

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CM
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 5

Restaurant week portions are way too small. We left hungry!

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MH
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Friendly and helpful wait-service. Lovely decor; I love the tiled floor. Beautifully plated foods. Delicious.

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TL
New England
4 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful time celebrating restaurant week at Tavern62. Superb food, beautiful presentation and prompt service!

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OT
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice restaurant. Food was delicious. Wonderful service also. Definitely come back.

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S
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The bacon clothesline is a must! Delicious food, not an overwhelming amount, and vibrant dining room. Great for midweek dining or local meal in the East 60s!

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SD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Went here for Restaurant Week. The food was pretty tasty, but nothing really stood out or was memorable. I had the lobster dumplings, the mushroom cavatelli, and the strawberry panna cotta. The appetizer and entrée came right away, but dessert took nearly 40 minutes after finishing the entrée and then the check took another half an hour. We were also charged for a drink we didn’t order, but they compensated us for that. It’s a decent spot to check out, but I’m not sure that it’s worth a second visit.

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t
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

I came here with a group of friends and everyone loved the place and the food.

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DH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was out of this world. Unbelievably good! Restaurant week pricing was exceptional value.

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DD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Cocktails, appetizers and most of the entrees were amazing. The only negative was the chicken dish. The chicken was so dry & overcooked and the carrots were barely cooked but the pea purée, pistachio ravioli & pistachio chimicurri were outstanding. The pasta entree with asparagus, mushrooms & truffles was sinfully delicious & the desserts were outstanding. Service was good but once entrees hit the table they never came back to ask how the food was. I only ate a few bites of the chicken because it was so dry & they didn’t ask if it was okay.

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m
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Having been there before and finding the food very good and well priced, was disappointed
that they changed the brunch pricing. They upped the price to $50 per person. It does include
a three course menu and a choice of extra course (not main) or a glass of wine, it is too high.
In our group of 6 none wanted to order that much food. Previously they had a 3 course in the
neighborhood of thirty dollars a person which was great.
The restaurant was not busy at 1pm on Sunday.

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for restaurant week and all the courses were incredible!

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NY
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Restaurant Week dinner: Bison Short Ribs - it was plural on the menu, but the dinner was one small piece of rib meat and the shrimp grits, which had one (yes large, but overcooked) shrimp. Pretzel covered crabcake was disappointing as an appetizer, very heavy. Angry dumplings are delicious, but overpriced, price listed is $19 for three dumplings. Pasta selection was fine.

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EC
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was awesome and the manager was the man

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BP
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 3

Excellent dinner, went with a friend for restaurant week. Pretzel crusted crab cake was phononial, pork loin with garlic clam was amazing but wish I got the apple desert instead of the Panna catta. Restaurant itself it very nice and service was good. Appetizer came out extremely fast but waited a while for the entree. Also very strange thing was they had a “name your price” for bottles of wine which I think degrades the ambience of the restaurant. Over all great dinner and would recommend to a friend to go and enjoy.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic meal from start to finish!

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KY
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Meal was good. The Apple tart desert was amazing!! My 13 year old daughter doesn’t even like apple pie but loved this tart. First table they sat us at was noisy but they happily moved us to a quieter one. My daughter had gotten a blister on the walk over and the waiter tracked down a bandaid for her. He went above and beyond.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

FAbulous time. Service was terrific and food wonderful. We WILL return.

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E
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a wonderful experience. Food was amazing and service was great. The ambience is cozy.

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JQ
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 1

A/C was broken. The near table acted like at their own backyard, loud laughs and flashlights. The noise level gave me a headache. Food was just ok, didn’t meet my expectations.

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m
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

OUTSTANDING, from start to finish. We were there Friday 8/3 for NYC Restaurant Week. The food was spectacular. The service was spectacular. Special thank you's to Orlando and our server Danielle A. and thanks to Chef Burke - while we did not get to see you Friday your presence was felt in your restaurant in every part of the evening. We will back. Thank you all so much!

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CT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Business dinner. All guests agreed waiter was pushy and trying to rush everything. Not very friendly or helpful. Otherwise excellent meal.

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l
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 3

caesar salad -underdressed; croutons on salad were soggy, coffee much too weak; waiter left the coffee pot on table to help myself for more coffee, but took away the sugar and sweetener so I had to ask again for same. Portion size of entree way too small; I had scallops and octopus. Octopus was tough and they gave me TWO scallops....very meager portion. Not served with any potato, but one large sprig of broccoli. Very disappointed in David Burke restaurant. Also, when we ordered dessert, I told him NOT to bring dessert sooner than coffee, as I only want them together; he looked at me as if I was asking for the impossible. He said he would try so I replied, "if you can't bring them together, skip the coffee," which was so weak, I was sorry I even ordered it.

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PR
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was the most delicious combination of food I have ever tasted!

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DS
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious, our service was incredible. The whole experience was phenomenal and I would recommend this restaurant to everyone.

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OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

We went during restaurant week. The appetizers and mains were really good. Service got off to a rocky but acceptable start and got progressively slower. The dessert was laughably terrible. We waited for over a half hour for it. When I told the waiter that the strong alcohol taste from the meringue that's lit ablaze tableside was so pungent and alcohol forward that I couldn't get past it, he proceeded to mansplain to me that it was rum, and how everyone likes the taste of strong alcohol. Sorry buddy, if I wanted a shot I'd have ordered one. I wouldn't ask you to haphazardly douse my dessert in it. I've had flambéd dessert before and it hasn't tasted like gasoline. Then we waited another half hour for the check. Yikes.

Wouldn't go back, and wouldn't recommend anyone try it outside of restaurant week.

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B
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Food was good, and a great value during restaurant week. Sadly, the noise level was almost intolerable. I could not hear my companion across the table and the table next to us moved twice in search of a bit of quiet.

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m
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 3

service inferior..water not properly trained friend had past (no Fish) he never asked her or brought cheese..we had to ask...we our second glass of wine he poured directly into existing wine glass even though we each had some left...Made a mess of our baked Alaska desert...did not bring plates we had to ask
Food inferior...dumplings dough thick chewy not warm my porkd awful..tough and served with a watered down sauce

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JR
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing and will come back again!

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LF
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 5

If you're going to participate in restaurant week, please do so graciously rather than reluctantly. It definitely detracts from the experience. Also, your wine markup is totally unreasonable. Most restaurants charge 200 to 300% of the cost of the wine. Your markup is around 500%. I certainly don't mind paying 300% but 500% is outrageous and I refuse to be ripped off.

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OT
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I were planning for months to try out this restaurant, and restaurant week was the perfect opportunity. The service and food were spectacular, and when we posted pictures of the food, and a video of the awesome presentation that came with our baked Alaska dessert, our friends oohed and ahhhed, so much so that my sister took her husband and daughter there for dinner yesterday. We will definitely be going back!

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HS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Portions for the restaurant week are smaller, service is slow, the waiter seem to be overwhelmed by presence of customers.... slow and not up to speed.

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