Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill – Washington Square
Thank you, Team Thirsty Lion
Our mission is to evolve the gastropub business by combining the traditional values of European and American pubs, to create a place where friends and family can celebrate life and enjoy handcrafted food, beers and cocktails.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Staff temperature check required
Romaine, arugula, radicchio, and red & yellow grape tomatoes. Choice of dressing
Baja Fish Tacos
With sautéed cod or shrimp, chipotle aioli, cilantro lime slaw, pico de gallo, Cotija cheese and white corn tortillas. Served with Santa Fe bacon black beans
Fish & Chips
Crispy cod served with tartar sauce and fries
Thirsty Lion is one of our favorites but last night it was SO hot inside the restaurant, it really ruined the whole experience.
Food was excellent and mimosas were fantastic with fresh squeezed OJ. Looking forward to another visit soon!
The food is always very good and the expanded outdoor area is great this time of year. My lunch mate commented on the explicit video that was playing before I arrived which reminded me that one of the last times I was there I commented to my husband that the music playing was inappropriate for a restaurant in the middle of the afternoon. Very sexually explicit music/videos are not cool when you dine there for business lunches, which we have many times in the past. Someone in management is using poor judgement.
Great craft beer selection, diverse menu with something for everyone. Servers are attentive but not hovering. Definitely in the regular rotation of dining stops!
I had a reservation so we went to the front to check in. The host barely made eye contact and had very little communication, I wasn’t sure if we were going to be seated or not. Then someone random came and sat us at our table outside. It was SO loud on the outdoor patio I felt like we were at a day club. I couldn’t hear my company beside me or across the table, we couldn’t wait to get our food and get out of there. We ordered of the summer menu - which was ok, they were out of a few things and the portions were very small. I would not recommend this place (especially if you want good value and an ambiance to relax).
We were greeted with a, "How can I help you" in a very unwelcoming tone. We had to ask twice for a gluten free menu. The beer list is pretty nice. The beverages arrived, Two of the beers, IPA and Hef, were sent back because they were oxidized and skunky. The food was meh. Caesar salad arrived without dressing. The fish and chips were greasy and soggy. The portions are small, the price is not. Surprise bonus on the bill of a 3% service charge-explanation is so they can provide their staff with higher wages. Requiring your guest tip the establishment is a bad approach. So disappointed in our first and last visit here.
Server was good, food was good, noise level, especially the music in the patio was too loud. I felt like I was in a night club. My wife and I ended up having to shout back and forth to hear each other. Our server could not hear our orders and we could not hear him. It’s not that it needs to be silent but I measured noise level on my phone between 80 and 95 db much too loud. We ended up eating in silence because conversation was pointless.
Service was slow.
I usually enjoy going to Thirsty Lion at this location. They're consistent with quality of food and service. This visit though our waiter was outstanding. He made great food recommendations and overall was just enjoyable to be around during our dinner.
It was fine. The service left a bit to be desired at first, but was fine after and the server was pleasant. Overcharged for some items, but not enough to worry about.
It’s was great!
Since we are seniors we appreciated the option of eating on the patio. Our reservation was for 5:15 and we were promptly seated. The patio is great and we enjoyed seeing the families with their little ones. The service was efficient and friendly. I would highly recommend the Thirsty Lion for a casual evening out.
Family dinner is always amazing! Staff is always friendly and attentive and takes great care of us. Love this place!
Great location and love the lunch and dinner menu. It was my first time for brunch and I was not the biggest fan. The kids menu had bacon which came caramelized and was very messy and sticky for my 2 year old.
This is a neighborhood spot for me and am here at least once a week. have tried almost everything on the menu at least once but had never tried the pork with the Kimchi rice. This dish was excellent.
While spicy the spice was not overpowering. Our sever was engaging and Excellent I would request her section again. My other dinners had a variety of dishes and all were as good
Glad this place weathered the pandemic
Everything great,food,service,the only problem is the level of volume. The music does not need to be loud at lunch. The late afternoon/evening customer expects the volume to be up. Jim
It was a great brunch spot to see two good friends now that things are openning up. Great service and food!
My husband and I had a lovely evening to celebrate our anniversary. Michael was our server and he was amazing! We loved the food. My only drawback was that i got too full and couldn’t finish my dish. My son was super happy though! Lol!
Great service and food; we had a lot of fun. I would recommend thirsty Lion to anyone. Great menu and always good!
Excellent as always. Outside dining space outstanding.
As per usual, the food was spot on, I had the seared scallops and my guest had the fish and chips. We both had dessert, I had cream brulee and my guest had the sundae. Our server, Rocky, was on pointe as well. Personable enough to add to our experience, and professional to let us want for nothing. OUTSTANDING!!
I was visiting my husband who works there!
Our waiter was great and we got seated very fast
Our server was very attentive and provided excellent service. I could not eat something on a dish I wanted to order and he was happy to substitute for something I could have. The food was great. The one thing I’ve noticed is the servers don’t ask about whether we had rewards that we wanted to apply towards. Stephen is the only one who remembers. We have to make a point to say something, so there have been times we’ve forgotten and missed out on adding our points.
Good service. Huge portions. Food was great.
Great food and lively ambiance but for older folks, a bit too active. The service was good and we did enjoy the experience.
First time here, everything was amazing! Food, drinks, all great. Will definitely be back.
Meal was great - server was super helpful with our drinks and questions.
Great service like always! Fun afternoon for Independence Day.
Good for afternoon lunch with friends and family
We had a great meal and a great evening - the server was friendly attentive and engaging -
My sever was great. He was very attentive and I could tell he was an experienced server. I hope I can always have him as a server. My past experiences at thirsty lion have not been as good as it was yesterday.
Excellent service and great food!
Rocky is the best server! Our favorite place!!
Our server, Sky, was outstanding! Soft, patient, knowledge regarding menu, with a pleasant and genuine presence.
Great service, great food. We choose this for our meet ups because it’s always consistent.
It was perfect. Met some girlfriends for lunch. We all ordered half a salad.Perfect size. Our server kept our water full all the time. I love this restaurant
We had an amazing waitress, Krista!!!
She was funny, efficient and professional. Great attitude and energy.
She even chased us outside into the parking lot, because my boyfriend forgot his Maui Jim sunglasses. Wow!!!
Such a great night, we owe most of it to Krista!
Our waiter/ server was outstanding. His name is Michael. He was so personable and fun to engage with. He is a people pleaser and a delight to have had serving our table.
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Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill – Washington Square is rated 4.6 stars by 1864 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.