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About Tipsy Parson

Located on a landmark block in west Chelsea, Tipsy Parson is a 70-seat American brasserie, serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.



Tipsy Parson serves refined comfort food, focusing on Regional American favorites, with a nod to Southern classics.

The menu revolves around reinterpretations of classic American home-cooking.



The full-bar features classic American cocktails, a curated selection of small-batch bourbons, and coffee service from Kitten Coffee in Bushwick, Brooklyn.



The main dining room looks out over a small, lush garden and is available for private events. The front room has casual seating for 8, seated dining for 22 and accommodates 14 at the bar.

We accept online reservations for parties up to 12 guests.

PLEASE NOTE: For ease of service and operations, our preferred method of payment is CREDIT OR DEBIT. NO CASH TRANSACTIONS. Thank you.

156 Ninth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Comfort Food, Southern

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH: Weekdays 11:30a to 5p
**Lunch is currently on hiatus until Monday, 12.03.17**

DINNER: Monday - Wednesday: 5p to 9:45p,

Thursday: 5p to 10.45p,

Friday & Saturday: 5p to 11:45p

Sunday: 5p to 9:45p

BRUNCH: Saturday & Sunday: 10a to 4p
(Bar Menu available 4-5p. Same as brunch menu, minus egg dishes)

HAPPY HOUR: Daily: 3:30-7p (Bar Room Only)

Cross Street:
between 19th & 20th Streets

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 620-4545

Website:
http://www.tipsyparson.com/

Catering:
Please email us (eventstipsyparson@gmail.com) if you are interested in having us cater or host an event.

Parking Details:
Muni-Meter parking is available on Ninth Avenue. Local parking garages: Edison Parking (507 W 21st Street, just west of Tenth Avenue) and Icon Parking Systems (111 Eighth Avenue, just east of 16th Street)

Public Transit:
SUBWAY: A/C/E/L (14th St./8th Ave.), 1 (18th St./8th Ave.)
BUS: M11 (20th St./9th Ave.), M14D (18th St./9th Ave.), M20 (20th St./8th Ave.) and M23 (23rd St./9th Avenue)

Executive Chef:
Shawn Burnette

Private Party Facilities:
Serving sophisticated southern style food with a promise to leave you full with belly-filling goodness.

Private Party Contact:
Julie Wallach (eventstipsyparson@gmail.com): (212) 620-4545

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Tipsy Parson is the perfect location to host birthdays, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, anniversaries, wine tastings and business dinners.


We also offer delivery via Try Caviar.
Visit www.trycaviar.com/menu/462/tipsy-parson for menu and delivery information.

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Tipsy Parson Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

service

4.2

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3.6

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Moderate

81% would recommend it to a friend

Comfort Food (18)
Great for Brunch (17)
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Casual (12)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Good for a Date (10)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Good for Groups (9)
Great for Lunch (9)
Fun (8)
Authentic (8)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Bar Seating (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Romantic (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
People Watching (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Business Meals (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Healthy (1)
Hot Spot (1)
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Organic (1)
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

We all really enjoyed our meals! The service was just ok. We had two servers over the course of our meal and neither seemed to want to be there.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Had a delightful family brunch on a rainy afternoon. Two of us arrived early and were seated in the (small) waiting area and served complimentary coffee while we waited for the others to arrive. In spite of it being a busy Saturday afternoon the waitstaff was attentive and professional throughout. The food was filling, tasty, and flavorful. Love the Biscuit Bomb and the grits! We were all quite happy.

Tags: Cozy, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Tipsy Parsons is one of those rare restaurants where you can keep coming back week after week, year after year to find that whomever greets you at the door, pours you a drink at the bar or serves your dinner, you are happy that you’ve Again returned for dinner. After twenty five years of living in nyc and spending so many nights in restaurants for business or pleasure, I have to say, I love Tipsy Parsons most.
I enjoy how the warm, people here actually care about what they do for a living. It’s rare.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on February 7, 2018

The restaurant had one other table in the room where we were seated and we were rushed for the entire meal. The food was very salty and the short rib was tough. Very disappointing meal.

Tags: Cozy
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 2, 2018

I thought the food was pretty tasty, a good selection of appetizers and entrees and desserts, and the staff was professional and friendly.

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 28, 2018

An absolutely delicious brunch before heading to the theater. The food was creative and wonderful; drinks above average; ambiance lively and energetic.

Tags: Fun, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

I love the atmosphere at Tipsy Parson. The food is always wonderful and the service excellent. My only complaint from my last visit is that the noise level was beyond unbearable. We sat in the back room. It was full. We could hardly hear ourselves. We even had to repeat our meal orders because it was too loud for our server to hear. Wonderfully, as the evening waned and the back room emptied, the noise level became much more bearable.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

I wasn't aware beforehand that the specialty is nouveau Southern cuisine, which was an intriguing discovery. The pulled pork left something to be desired, but the wine list turned me on to an Italian white (ugni blanco) that was new to me and delicious.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Good brunch spot that can accommodate larger groups and takes reservations!

Tags: Casual, Local Ingredients
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 (New England)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Wonderful experience. Amazing food and lovely wait staff.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The food and service were great! The brunch cocktails were more on the expensive side, but still delicious. Our waiter was awesome!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Cozy setting, great ambiance. For dinner a somewhat limited menu.

Server was so attentive and knowledgeable.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

It's been a couple of years since at here and it's not what it used to be. There are other brunch places in Chelsea that I would recommend over Tipsy. I don't recommend coming here unless you really want the biscuit and gravy. Food is average.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Decent spot with southern influenced comfort food. They recently changed the menu, so be aware that the menus on their website [or Seamless or OpenTable, etc.] might not match the actual menu. We came for Chicken & Waffles, and alas they didn't have them.

The Biscuit Bomb dishes were great, definitely their pièce de résistance. The coffee was a little overpriced, at $5 a cup [with refills, granted...] So if you gulp down the coffee, you might have to flag your waiter/waitress often. Other than that, great place!

Tags: Cozy, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Casual
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Recommended by a friend. Good Southern comfort food. Shrimp and grits were very good, and the biscuits were wonderful. Short ribs were very good, but could have used a touch more seasoning. Limited wines by the glass, but good quality. I’d go there again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Warning to those with food allergies. Tipsy Parson has great ambiance and delicious food, but we were really disappointed when we went for dinner and the waiter and kitchen staff failed to heed our warning that we had a nut allergy at the table and served us a salad with walnuts mixed in throughout, despite the fact that we asked specifically for those nuts to be left out of the salad. Not seeing the nuts, my friend took one bite of his food and began having an allergic reaction. We notified the waiter, and he checked the ingredients of the meal and told us there were no nuts in the food and said, "I'm sorry you're not feeling well." Knowing that my friend was having an actual allergic reaction and not just that he was feeling unwell, we looked more closely at our salad and saw the nuts. We told the waiter and he took the salad off our bill, which was kind, but given the potential harm to my friend had he actually eaten any of the walnuts, I wish the waitstaff and kitchen had double checked the food before it was served to our table. Will not be returning.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

What limited brunch menu they have is good, but need more year-round standards like Belgian waffles. Coffee and service were excellent. But it's a bit expensive for a shabby chic brunch place on 9th Avenue.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Very nice place with excellent food. Some typical southern influenced food with a twist, prepared with skill.

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Great service. Good food. Nice holiday lunch spot on a cold day.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 20, 2017

While we have been here several times this was our first visit after a slight rearrangement of the entrance area - which works. The foos was great - the service attentive and given our theater tickets thoughtful - great wines by the glass

The only downer is when the back room has a large group forget about social conversation - indeed our next visit we will opt for the tables by the bar which we usually avoid because of the noise

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Spicy, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Our server was hilarious and very attentive and we enjoyed meeting the owner. The entire group enjoyed the evening.

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 18, 2017

The staff and management at Tipsy is stellar. One year ago my wife and I and 15 of our friends and family celebrated our wedding. One year later the people at Tipsy were falling over themselves to make our anniversary perfect. Any night of the week is superb st Tipsy. And they will go the extra mile if you let them there is any kind of special occasion. Their manager that night said to me “we take this stuff seriously” as she was giggling and handing us a free dessert. We will be spending every anniversary at Tipsy Parson. No doubt!

Tags: Cozy, Local Ingredients, Late-night Find, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Romantic, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Food was good but not as great as the last time we were there in November. Felt a little bland in comparison. The service was definitely lacking. Our waiter seemed like he was going through the motions.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2017

They ran out of French toast at brunch. Then ran out of avocado toast. Food very salty. Pitchers of bloody Mary’s mostly ice. Wouldn’t go back

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Delicious Sunday brunch in charming, casual atmosphere. Loved the biscuits and avocado toast.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We had a great brunch here on Sunday. Only downside, we were sat in the adorable window which was great until the hostess stand area filled up with brunch goers hoping for a seat. My view of my husband and the window seat were great, my husbands view of the groups of people and nothing else? Not so great.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2017

not sure if something was going on in the kitchen -but my friend and I both got the fried chicken and it was extremely salty and had a strong vinegar flavor. I like salty food but this was too much. the biscuit, while flavorful, was also extremely salty. slaw was just shredded cabbage with zero mayo, etc to make it actual cole slaw. For the price I expect better quality food.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2017

A sense that we were intruding on their party and that they could hardly wait to get rid of us. Food was good, but service and attitude not so. First and only visit for us.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We LOVE the Tipsy Parson!! We head there every time we are in town for the friendly service, the quaint ambience and the amazing biscuit bomb. We have always loved everything we've ordered!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Very cute ambiance, very good service, but food disappointed. Ribs were surprisingly tough, fish surprisingly bland.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Nice atmosphere, friendly service. The biscuits were delicious.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Very nice place to have a conversation be able to hear each other, eat some yummy food, and drink good cocktails and beer.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Let me preface this review with the fact that my wife is a chef at a reputable NYC restaurant and I have the utmost respect and admiration for those who work in this industry. I have been to this restaurant many times and my experience was always great. However, that was not the case during this visit. It was a late brunch reservation (3:30), and I imagine the kitchen was trying to switch over for dinner service. That is the only reason I can think of for why the service and food were so poor. We tried to place an order for drinks and apps, and were told we needed to place the full order at the same time. So we did, repeated the app order, plus gave the entree order. Our entrees arrived about 15 minutes later, and the apps did not. We inquired, and the food runner had no clue. Then our server came to check on us (which typically means all the food has been delivered), and we inquired again. His response was "oh, you wanted those as apps?" I asked if they had even been fired (in the kitchen), and he said he would need to check. Which clearly means no. I said "if they aren't fired yet, we'll just cancel them" and he said he would take them off the check. As opposed to what? Leaving something on the check we never received? In addition, they ran out of iced coffee, the "poached egg" on the avocado toast was overdone (yet somehow slimy), and the scrambled eggs on the mushroom toast had clearly been sitting out for an extended period of time. Our empty plates went uncleared for over 15 minutes, even though we were 1 of 2 tables in the entire restaurant and they had 6-8 staff wandering around. In general, it was disappointing to say the least. There was absolutely no ownership or apology for anything. If you're going to take late brunch reservations, patrons should be provided the same level of service as the early birds.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving was not ideal. Service was VERY slow and good was not brought up on time

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

I had the avocado toast and hush puppies! Hush puppies are shoes in the UK, these were not like eating shoes, whatever that tastes like. Absolutely delicious food! I really enjoyed it and i will definitely be back.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Quick Bite, Great for Lunch, Casual
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We had a 10 person brunch which can be tough in NYC but the staff was great and the service was fast. I highly recommend Tipsy Parson for a nice, relaxed and delicious brunch!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Family in town

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 18, 2017

A wonderful dinner with family in town visiting. Delicious entrees including fried chicken and Mac and cheese. The hush puppies and fried pickles are a must! Our waiter knew we had to leave for our concert and was efficient with our order! Can’t wait to go back!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 17, 2017

The portions were small considering the pricing. I ordered the seafood boil which was one of the more expensive items on the menu and the waiter warned me the portion was large. What arrived was a nearly empty large bowl. It had 2 clams, 1 razor clam, 1 mussel and 1 tiny tiny shrimp. The rest was filled with potatoes. I got about 2 slices of sausage. That’s all that was in the “boil”. And the service was meh. But the drinks were good?

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Always a fabulous option. Food is amazing as is the staff. The best southern fusion in manhattan. Great cocktails too!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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