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About Sardi's

In the heart of New York's Theatre District, Sardi's has been the toast of Broadway since 1921. Featuring continental cuisine, we are open Tuesday through Sunday.

234 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Continental, American

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Saturday: 11:30am - 11:30pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Cross Street:
Between 7th and 8th

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 221-8440

Website:
http://www.sardis.com/

Parking Details:
Parking garage across the street.

Public Transit:
42nd Street Station

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Private rooms for parties from 50-650 guests. *We offer a Continental Cuisine with an emphasis on Fresh / Light / Seasonal / Simple cooking. * Banquet rooms cater to: Corporate, Incentive groups, Philanthropies, Social Groups, Wedding receptions, birthday or holiday parties, and many more

Sardi's Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (204)
Special Occasion (139)
Good for a Date (84)
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People Watching (79)
Good for Birthdays (66)
Good for Anniversaries (66)
Fun (64)
Neighborhood Gem (63)
Great for Lunch (57)
Authentic (55)
Good for Groups (48)
Quiet Conversation (44)
Sunday Lunch (39)
Hot Spot (36)
Casual (34)
Creative Cuisine (33)
Business Meals (32)
Late-night Find (32)
Cozy (27)
Fit for Foodies (23)
Romantic (23)
Worth the Drive (23)
Great for Brunch (20)
Bar Seating (15)
Comfort Food (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Scenic View (14)
Notable Wine List (13)
Vibrant Bar Scene (12)
Kid-friendly (11)
Healthy (10)
Quick Bite (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Afternoon Tea (8)
Afternoon Coffee (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Seasonal (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Local Ingredients (5)
Disabled Access (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Great Beer (1)
Live Music (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined a day ago

Two of us both ordered our eggs benedict with hollandaise sauce on the side and both came with sauce on the eggs with extra sauce on the side. The food was barely warm. The food was basically very underwhelming.

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 (New York Area)·Dined a day ago

needs a face lift to the 21 st century. but still an old gem

Tags: Seasonal
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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Not what we were expecting, atmosphere was more like eating in a cafeteria environment. Lighting was really bright, no music or anything, just the sound of silverware being organized. Food wasn’t that good for what you pay and service was only fair. Definitely wouldn’t recommend this place to friends or family.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

We went there because we both had never been. Iconic place and worth going to once.
Everything was ok, but not worth going back to. The place is 90 years old with a famous name and rely on the name for people coming in. There were mostly tourists there in sweatpants and sneakers. This is all kind of what I expected. The problems with the place could be fixed by new management.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

The Steak Tar Tar is the best around, bar none! The spice level we had was an 8, which was just perfect! Can't wait till next time.

Tags: Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 2 days ago

This was a mother/adult ( 25) daughter lunch pre-theater on a Saturday in December. The restaurant is a bit of an oasis of calm in the midst of the theater district. Service was very professional but very friendly - not stuffy at al. The restaurant and the food are not "hip" and there was no buzz. It's a bit of a throw back but only in the best way. The caricatures of the celebrities are wonderful. It may not be the right spot for everybody or for every occasion but it suited us perfectly.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Fun, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

We have a Christmas tradition, we go to Carmine's every year, a large family party. It snowed the Saturday we were going and had reservations at Carmine's. They were unable to switch us to the following week and they were very abrupt about it. We were able to make reservations at Sardi's instead and it was perfect. The most outstanding thing was the service, we had Mike and Tuan serving us and it made the day, they were wonderful and the service was 5 star. We were served wonderful rolls and plenty of them and additionally, some wonderful bread was served a little later. As soon as they saw the bread or butter was getting close to gone, it was replaced. We ordered the Caprese salad which was ok but should probably be taken off the menu until summer tomatoes are back. The onion soup was good and had a lot of cheese. We had the hamburger, very good, cannelloni and Bolognese all were good. Everyone really loved the desert, tiramisu, cheese cake and rice pudding, wonderful!! So what was a second choice turned out wonderful and we will return.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays
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 (Raleigh)·Dined 3 days ago

Very disappointing food. Onion soup was good. Shrimp was tasteless. Pork chops were ok. Skip this one

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·Dined 4 days ago

Awful experience with terrible old people food.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined 4 days ago

Taking in a show in Ny City is not complete without a trip to Sardi’s.

I’m from New England and i had some of the best Clam Chowder.
My wife had the best Cannelloni au Gratin that we have ever had - the service was good waitress seemed to be in a bit of a bad mood but the service
was good just the same.

We will return next time we are in town for a show.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Good spot for pre theater. Very sensitive to timing. Also flexible with reservations. We were delayed 30 minutes and they easily accommodated.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined 4 days ago

Sardis is Sardis - electric, NY Theater, amazing wait staff who make everyone feel as though they are a celeb. Perhaps not the gathering spot for the very famous as it once was still so NYC up scale warm - warm friendly not stuffy - exciting. I have come here over 50 years and would never think of missing a chance to draw from its signature menu. this night had the famous cannaloni ( never disappoints cheesy and creamy and oh so delicious) though table mates had pork chops tender and tasty as well as pasta bolognaise which was wonderful this is after all an Italian restaurant - though it hides it well. Cocktails are mixed with skill , yes I had a Cosmo, wine list is a something for everyone and of course you cant miss dessert - all good. Great experience !

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 4 days ago

Traffic was insanely and we were 25 minutes late. Staff couldn’t have been kinder and more attentive. Perfect for pre and post theater.

Tags: Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Fun, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Quintisential B'way restaurant! Salads big enough to share! Go upstairs for a sumptuous drink!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

When we are in NYC, we always dine at Sardi’s. It is ideally located in the the theatre district for dinner before or after a show. The food and wine is good value for the money. The staff are long-time loyal employees giving very cordial and efficient service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 5 days ago

Went to Sardis after seeing a play. The food was good, as was the service. We like going to places with a history and this fit that bill as well!

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined 5 days ago

Great location and ambiance. Food was so so

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·Dined 5 days ago

Great service; great food. A wonderful treat!

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·Dined 5 days ago

Great place if you're in a rush to see a play. It's efficient, clean, friendly and the food is good.

Tags: Quick Bite, Casual, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Great food before theater. Nice selection and good service.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

If you are a regular visitor to New York and you haven't been to Sardi's you are missing a treat! The dining room is festooned with drawings of Broadway stars past and present. The wait staff is experienced and the food is consistently delicious! Don't miss the Caesar salad or the lovely cannelloni with béchamel sauce.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Location first !
Right across the street or on the same block from five Broadway theaters. Could not be easier for lunch or dinner . Portions huge.
Cobb salads were great. Fettechini bolognaise was served hot . Figured I would try something different . It was okay .
I really wanted a sandwich like a turkey BLT, but only came as a crabmeat BLT, but because if the rush, no substitutions. Served breads by a waiter. Tables of six got bread baskets. We were three and didn't .

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

Always a pleasure to have lunch at Sardi's during a shopping day or before a show

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 6 days ago

Nice restaurant to eat at before a Broadway show. Lots of history there - autographed portraits of the celebrities who’ve eaten there adorn all the walls. Service was good, food ok.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, People Watching, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Great! Can't wait to come back! Cannelloni Au gratin was amazing as usual. Pork chops thick and juicy. Duck Confit rich and moist with crispy skin. Baked Alaska fun table-side presentation. All of our servers were top notch.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Overrated. Mediocre food and terrible service. Go to Little Italy instead.

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Honestly, skip this place. Food was mediocre at best. So many other great places to eat.

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

This is where we like to be pre-theater. The caricatures, the excellent service, the fine food and bread choices---all were exactly right

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Authentic, People Watching
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Iconic restaurant for Broadway theater pre and post dining. Character sketches of famous actors and celebrities cover the walls. Conversation, energy fills the room. The French onion soup is flavorful with essence of sweet onions. The clam chowder is plentiful with clams, flavor; not the thick cream new england style. The cannelloni is classic beef and pork crepe in a tasty bechemel sauce. The Caesar salad is classic with oil, romaine, lemon, anchovies and freshly ground black pepper.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Wonderful experience and environment.

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

Iconic restaurant in the theatre district - a favorite of our family for 30 years

Tags: Hot Spot
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Sardi's was everything we could have hoped for and then some - while waiting for our reservation, we had excellent drinks at the bar, and took the opportunity to begin scoping out the celebrity walls - so great - which continued throughout the meal. The food was terrific, although one of our party wasn't happy with her choice. Dessert was a spectacular affair, and while everything was scrumptious, we all agreed that of our choices, the mousse was the yummiest. Our waiter took excellent care of us, and included birthday candles on the birthday girl's dessert, making the event all the more special. Highly recommend visiting Sardi's, but make a reservation - when we went, the wait time was 2 hours - but our table was ready exactly at the appointed time. It was the perfect place to celebrate a birthday, and we can't wait to go back!

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot, People Watching
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 (Grand Rapids)·Dined on December 9, 2017

It’s about the atmosphere here, which is so very charming. The service is also outstanding!

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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Very cool atmosphere

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·Dined on December 8, 2017

Had Salmon Entre , which was phenomenal! Service was adequate.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Went because of it's location to the theatre. What a great find! All of the food and cocktails were delicious, especially loved the spinach cannelloni au gratin.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 8, 2017

Storied but disappointing iconic restaurant. We were in the city for a pleasure trip and couldn’t get into Carmine’s. Sardi’s is famous, but the key words are “used to be.” What a great place it has been, could be. It appears they are dialing it in with service food. We ordered the caprese tomato and mozzarella. The mozzarella was rubbery and the balsamic reduction poor quality. We also had the chicken soup appetizer. The soup was fair and nothing special. We decided not to waste our time or money on the entrees. I am surprised management has allowed such a great place to deteriorate in quality. Ask the locals and they will send you to Carmine’s. Sardi’s could be but chooses not to be the star of the city. If you want proof of this review, just try to book a table at each place and see how much availability there is for each. Better book early for Carmine’s. You can walk in at Sardi’s.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Food was awful and no one even paid attention to even care that customers plates were not eaten. As a friend of mine told me after the fact it was good 20 years ago but garbage now.

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

This has become our go-to place for drinks and dinner when in NYC for theater
It is comfortable, relaxed, great service and reasonably priced meals. Bar upstairs is always active and Interesting

Tags: Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 8, 2017

My twin sister and I were there on December 7 to celebrate our birthday. She hadn’t been there and really enjoyed it. We had the pri fix dinner which was very good. We both had the crab cakes which were excellent. She had cheesecake and I the rice pudding for dessert . I had spinach cannelloni and she had tomato/mozzarella salad to start the meal. The waiter heard us tell our table neighbors it was our birthday. He had a candle put on our desserts. Nice touch. Since it was a Thursday, everyone had already gone to the evening performances so the restaurant was relatively quiet. I have been to sardi’s Several times and it’s always a treat.

Tags: Good for Groups
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