Tavern on the Green

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$31 to $50
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American
Magical is a word thrown around a lot when discussing Tavern On The Green and one can’t help but feel magic in the air. Jim and David, architect Richard Lewis and landscape architect Robin Key, preserved the Victorian/ Gothic elegance of the semi-circular building; it is authentic, natural, elegant and sexy. It has been re-built to spectacular precision and the décor is of a grand farmhouse one might find on the property of an Italian Villa or a historic Hudson River Valley mansion.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual. Jacket and Tie are Not Required.

Please note: We do not permit sleeveless shirts for gentlemen nor athletic/running/jogging attire for any patrons in the main restaurant. These items are permitted at Tavern To Go Outdoor Seating Area.
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Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Join us for our classic Thanksgiving Day festivities. Seating from 11am-11pm, our 4 course prix fixe menu $125 per adult / $65 per child. A credit card is required for our cancellation policy. If you cancel within 72 hours of your reservation, there is a $35 fee per person.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Join us for our classic Christmas festivities. Seating from 11am-11pm, our 4 course prix fixe menu $125 per adult / $65 per child. A credit card is required for our cancellation policy. If you cancel within 72 hours of your reservation, there is a $35 fee per person.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Join us for our classic Christmas festivities. Seating from 11am-11pm, our 4 course prix fixe menu $125 per adult / $65 per child. A credit card is required for our cancellation policy. If you cancel within 72 hours of your reservation, there is a $35 fee per person.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

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What 10188 People Are Saying
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j
Salt Lake City
6 reviews
Dined 20 hours ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely late lunch here. Service was phenomenal. Food was good. Drinks were great. Overpriced but expected that.

OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Very nice ambient, good food. Amazing dinner.

OT
Denver
13 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful meal. Smoked trout appetizer was so good. The main courses, beef short rib and duck, more than enough as a main course. Great wait staff, and drinks.

MJ
New England
59 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

Just ok. Waited a very very long time for a reserved table. When I asked the hostess what the problem was she said she thought I was waiting for the rest of my party I explained that I had told her 20 mins, 10 mins, and 5 mins before— for a total of 3 times. We were seated at a horrible table in the full sun against a glass partitioned wall where the diners at the same table were partially separated by those partitions. It was hell to get in and out of those seats


The food was decent. The wild mushroom toast was fabulous, but overall I don’t know why this restaurant is considered a big deal. It’s okay but pricy

B
Los Angeles
40 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal. Better than anticipated and service spot on. We have dined in great restaurants all over the world, and this one was just as good. Thank you!

RI
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visiting Tavern on the Green was on my wife's bucket list and you didn't disappoint. We loved it! Great food, great service, great experience!

L
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Loved everything with the notes that it was pricey and very loud!

TC
Seattle
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Nice atmosphere, good food, most of the staff were pleasant.

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful business lunch.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

It is always a pleasure to go to this wonderful place when travelling to NY!
Everything is very nice!
This time we celebrated 15th birthday of my daughter and they offered a tasteful and beautiful cake, very kind...

OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

My boyfriend and I had dinner here for his birthday. The service was outstanding, the staff were great and extremely attentive. I loved the service and ambiance. The appetizers were really good, we had the garlic shrimp and the lump crab cake, both very tasty. Then for main courses I had the rack of lamb, I asked for it to be well but not too over cooked, it came out still pink and I had to send it back to be cooked some more. It came back better but still pink. I think if they cooked it better I would’ve been more satisfied. My boyfriend had the pork chop and he said it was good just could’ve used some more flavor(gave 4 starts on food simply because of the main, the apps and dessert make up for the rest). I also had the guava margarita which was really good. Then we had the birthday cake slice which our server gave to us complimentary since it was his birthday, we really appreciated that. This place is absolutely worth the visit!

BD
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful lunch and the service was fantastic

A
St. Louis
13 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

It was a beautiful day, contributing to a very nice brunch. We felt the brunch menu was limited, and the regular dinner menu looked preferable. The food presentation was nice, two of three of us felt taste was fine, one loved his. The appetizers were very good. Service was ok, the server was polite, but not particularly attentive or warm, almost a little snobbish.
We'll recommend Tavern on the Green to others because it's a lovely environment, and service will likely be better next time.

OT
Central Texas
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I were visiting from Texas and we both had the best experience at Tavern on the Green. From the atmosphere to the staff, the entire visit was exceptional and we will definitely tell others about this establishment. We ordered off the brunch menu on Sunday and our choices were delicious. We reserved a time and were seated fairly quickly even though they were quite busy. We never felt rushed and enjoyed our time there. The decor is absolutely beautiful!

AH
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

How great to Dine alfresco in the middle of October. We did some research on the dress code and adhered to it. Too many of our dining companions did not. Food and service were exemplary

B
Miami
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

A great place to go for Sunday Brunch before a stroll in Central Park.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 5

the waiter wasnt very friendly...guess he was having a bad day!

j
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 5

Had to ask server to refil water - frittata was rubber and barely warm - almost sent it back but had no time
doubt will return

MH
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Have only had brunch at Tavern on the Green but was very good.

FB
Central Coast
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated my birthday here. A classic NYC restaurant with a beautiful atmosphere and yummy food. Great place for a family brunch.

F
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

We visited for Sunday brunch. The food and coffee were excellent and the service friendly and prompt. Our only complaint was that they were quite keen to get our table back when we had finished, whereas we would have liked to have taken a bit more time.

EO
Orange County
68 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

This timeless and classic restaurant was a massive disappointment. We had an early-Sunday morning breakfast, and its reputation and location were the attraction for us. The food was simply either bad or nondescript. The potato pancakes were so significantly overcooked (extremely crunchy and dry) that they laughably couldn't even be cut with a fork. The French toast was adequate but literally not as good as what you'd find at Denny's (sorry, no offense to Denny's...). The Tavern seems like it is trading on its past reputation and a steady draw of tourists visiting town and puts little-to-no effort into actual good food and quality. Go to the Tavern if you want to say "you've been there" and if you want an iconic Central Park location with outdated and aging ambiance - do not go to the Tavern for good food, friendly staff, or a fulfilling dining experience.

t
Tahoe
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tavern on the Green is iconic. If you have the opportunity, go! Wonderful service, great food. Hope to visit again.

AW
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Scallops and fish of the day were outstanding. Highly recommend.

TS
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Living off it's iconic name. Manhattan prices for FAIR service and FAIR food. Not worth it.

CO
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been wanting to go here for years. It was worth the wait! Absolutely extraordinary experience. Every course was beyond delicious. I can’t wait to come back!

KC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

No place like TOG. A beautiful restaurant in NYC iconic Central Park

OT
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We had a nice night. We had reserved a bar table specifically but on arrival we were told that only included the indoor bar.

TF
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 2ambience 5

We visited this iconic restaurant during a recent visit to NY. We loved the ambiance; however, the service left a bit to be desired. While water was served seconds after we were seated, our drink order got lost in the shuffle. We ordered an appetizer that never came to the table until we asked where it was when our entrees were served. My roasted vegetable entree was missing the salmon I added. The server blamed everything on the kitchen and the bar. We did, however, enjoy the complimentary slice of birthday cake they served my husband!

EC
Mexico City
16 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

como siempre tavern es un excelente lugar para comer ligero un brunch de fin de semana con un ambiente muy familiar y agradable... para después de un paseo en Bici por Central Park definitivamente la mejor opción

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OT
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 1service 5ambience 3

We ate here after our wedding ceremony in Central Park. I requested a private table with a good view. View was good but no privacy whatsoever. Cocktails were tasty and strong. Service was excellent, but the food reminded me of hotel or cafeteria food - no seasoning and poor quality. The only thing that was high quality was the $30 Lump Crab meat appetizer we ordered, go figure. They also thoughtfully brought us a celebratory dessert on the house, which was very unexpected and nice. Overall, great service and thoughtful staff but the food needs a definite improvement in quality, originality and at the very least some salt and pepper😕

AL
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The service was fast and professional, the food was soooo good. We went for brunch- the fig goat cheese with arugula salad was amazing, the eggs Benedict florentine with lobster was amazing- big portion my husband ate half, could easily feed 2 and the waitress spoke my name when she said they have chocolate peanut butter lava cake hubby and I split that too, so so good. Only thing missing is botomless mimosas!
We would love to return for dinner outside with the beautiful ambiance lighting

JD
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sat outside and it was outstanding.
Tyler was our waiter. He was excellent. The weather was great, the food was fantastic and the service perfect. Thanks much for a wonderful meal.

MB
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A legendary place with great service, amazing food and fantastic atmosphere.

CM
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Loved the meal. Steak special was very good but not the best I've had at that price in New York. Waiters were quick to move us along, but ultimately a great experience.

d
New York Area
320 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

The food was not as good as in the past--could be just this evening or perhaps it's just not as good. The setting of the restaurant is its best feature.

CR
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The Tavern On the Green is an icon of the restaurant scene in New York and for good reason. It is always a special treat. The renovations are fabulous. Our server, Schpat, was really great and made the evening even more fun.

RE
Naples
29 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

Good to be back at this iconic restaurant. Food was fine but not great for the cost. Thing is, you can’t have a better location.

M
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

I was really looking forward to going to The Tavern on the Green for lunch with my 13 year old daughter and 80 year old mother. I have to say that we were ignored for the better part of 20 minutes and then our drinks didn't arrive for another 30 min. Having been in the service industry for a million years I have to say this didn't cut it. Ordering oysters which were missing horseradish, asking for it and it arriving good 20 minutes later after the oysters were long gone. Will not go back. Expensive, mediocre food, poor service in a lovely setting.

SM
Indiana
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tavern on the Green never disappoints! The patio is absolutely beautiful and the food and service are always top notch!

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