About Tir Na Nog Irish Bar & Grill - Times Square

The sister restaurant to our Madison Square Garden area location, Tir na nOg is a piece of Ireland in the heart of midtown Manhattan.
Our 6,000 square ft space boasts several intimate dining areas with two fireplaces and two stone cottages. Choose from dishes like the classic shepherd's pie, pan roasted cod with lobster mash or a tender New York strip steak.

315 West 39th Street
New York, NY 10018
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American, Continental

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

Dinner: Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm

Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Cross Street:
Between Eighth + Ninth

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 760-0072

Website:
http://www.tirnanognyc.com/

Catering:
Call the restaurant for information

Parking Details:
Street parking and parking garages in the area

Public Transit:
A,C,E,N,Q,R,1,2,3,7 at Times Square

Executive Chef:
Matthew Geraghty

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Visit our website and click on special events tab

Tir Na Nog Irish Bar & Grill - Times Square Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.0

service

4.1

ambience

4.0

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

83% would recommend it to a friend

Bar Seating (13)
Fun (12)
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Comfort Food (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Casual (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Good for a Date (5)
Live Sports (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Authentic (5)
Cozy (4)
Special Occasion (4)
Hot Spot (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Romantic (2)
Seasonal (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Business Meals (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

I called to make a reservation over a week ago to watch the Patriots game and celebrate my anniversary. They guaranteed that I would be at a high top and be able to see the game. We get there and we are seated in a corner, not able to see any TVs! They told us they had no other tables. When I mentioned I had spoken to a manager on Wednesday the hostess worked with us. (Again, Helen claimed that I said this was negative, when I didn't) Got an okay table where people used us as the main walk way, better than not seeing anything at all! Tamara (our server) was amazing! Although very busy - the bar backed up, host sitting her horribly, etc. She was calm and collected. I felt for her being in these shoes before. The food was mediocre at best. 7 dollars for a side of fries that is about the size of a small at McDonald's. My drink came half full. (Again not her fault) She said the bar was mad I ordered a margarita. If you struggle to make a margarita during a dinner rush, you shouldn't bartend. Tamara took off a bucket of beers and a margarita for us- so again I felt for her. She even made us a reservation for next game at any table we wanted. The only reon I'd be back would be to support her!

UPDATE: The manager Helen called me to CANCEL my reservation next week for the game. (She claims that it is because I wrote a harsh review, sorry it was all honest) On top of that, she told me I could have my 50 dollar tip back that I left the server on a 40 dollar bill. WOW. If this was ever my manager, I would be embarrassed to work for her! So sorry Tamara! Go somewhere that appreciates you! The owners should really be embarrassed and think about who is running their restaurant they are lucky they are in Times Square --- an overflow spot for other places when they are packed -- or just a bar with an Irish name that sounds comfortable-- but isn't.

Tags: Fun, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Our server was great, especially considering how busy it was. Food always excellent,so much fun for Patriots games

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 (New England)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Absolutely wonderful evening for birthday celebration. Loved the ambience, food, and especially the drinks. The bartender made the best Hendricks gin and tonic with cucumbers.

Tags: Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Comfort Food
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Restaurant and bar is in an excellent location, but food was very poor and service just ok.

Tags: Great Beer
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Warm and comfortable place with solid menu. Wonderful selection of beer and ciders.
The cod, in particular, was outstanding. Our server, a pretty lady from Limerick, was patient , professional and friendly. We enjoyed our meal on New Year's Eve. Great location a few blocks from Times Square and the Port Authority.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Comfort Food
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Christmas Day dinner. We had to move tables so they gave us our first drinks on the house

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

first Irish restaurant I went to that does not serve traditional Irish food such as Shepard pie

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Food was lovely and arrived quickly. Unfortunately waitress wasn't too friendly - overheard her complaining to other staff members that she didn't want to be there and was abrupt with customers. Forgot a few items even though the place was quiet but the busser brought it over. (He was very nice.) Otherwise it's a lovely bar/restaurant.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Stopped in at a friend's recommendation and we were glad we did. The restaurant is charming and was beautifully decorated for Christmas. The brunch menu had both brunch and lunch options and the bloody marys were excellent. We all loved our food as well. Our server Tricia was great, friendly and fun to talk to. Definitely going back!

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on December 18, 2017

Sehr nette Bar & Grill; war mehrfach während des New York Aufenthaltes dort; auf 1 oder 2 Pint und auch zum Essen mit einer Gruppe. Einzig ein wenig negativ war die Wartezeit, obwohl Tisch reserviert war. Schien etwas chaotisch zu sein mit der Verteilung der Tische. Samstag Abend mit DJ und guter Musik.
Alles in Allem zu empfehlen, sowohl zum Essen (alles vom Steak über Burger und Salat ist empfehlenswert und lecker) als auch für einen Drink an der Bar. Allerdings keine reine Pub Atmosphäre, mehr zwischen Pub und Restaurant. Preise sind für New Yorker Verhältnisse und nahe des Times Square i.O. aber wie überall auch nicht günstig.
Würde jederzeit wieder kommen.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Football game and birthday

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Saturday brunch. Best Irish coffee in the world. Eggs Benedict and Traditional Irish Breakfast were both perfection. Nice and quiet for conversation

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 16, 2017

The music videos were great. Service so-so. The food was VERY AVERAGE. It’s ridiculous to pay the same for a turkey burger and a black bean burger. We spent $100. Not. Worth. It. A plus was that it was next door to our hotel and it was snowing.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

It was alright. We went for happy hour but the waitress told us there was none and as we were leaving later that evening....it was written on the board. That was confusing. They also no longer offered pasta options. The website is outdated since the menu (bar and food) were not the same.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Went to NYC for a night with out of towners.. tried going to 3 other places that were all completely packed out at 6pm. Looked here to make a reservation for party of 7 at that time and was surprised they had availability.
Place was fairly deserted.....after the meal and the service I can see why. I won’t be going there EVER again. Hope this helps at least 1 person

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

I took my 5 grown children (37-23) and my 16 year old grandson for our holiday dinner. They had never been there before. It was a very short walk from Port Authority & they loved it.

We had a great time and it will be our new tradition!

Food was amazing, service was wonderful, ambiance was perfect!

My kids were snap chatting, showing how cool the restraunt was & saying, “look what my mom did for us!” I loved how it felt to share with them a cool spot in the city they didn’t know about and give them a new place to make memories.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Bar Seating, Romantic, Cozy, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

A fantastic end to a wonderful day in NYC. Food was excellent. Service was great too.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Ate here on numerous occasions - and, always, gravitate towards the fish and chips. Delicious everytime! Burgers are also really good. Great place for meeting up with friends and having a beer or two at the bar. Friendly staff throughout. Some nights it gets really busy so it would be a good idea to make a reservation for your table....

Tags: Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Fun, Late-night Find, Casual, Great Beer
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 1, 2017

What a great place! The bar is very big - and energetic. But if you want to dine with friends, and actually hear what each other has to say, you are in luck here. The tables are away from the bar and behind a low wall. You can see the bar scene but you're not actually in it. And the food was great. It was PERFECT,

Tags: Happy Hour, Fun, Bar Seating, Authentic, Late-night Find
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

We decided to go there for a date night but also for the patriots vs Atlanta falcons Superbowl rematch. This was one of the only real patriot bars in NYC. That said, it didn't disappoint. From the staff to the awesomeness of the venue to the food it was all in all an incredible night and I'd definitely highly recommend this place. Good job!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Live Sports
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Given table right at entrance area even though had reservation. Saw waitress only to take drink and food order, otherwise was gone. Food delivered by food runners. We chose the price fix, had the bangers and mash (okay) and wife had the Shepherds Pie (okay) dessert was blah. Much better restaurants in the area.

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·Dined on October 18, 2017

Great space for a large gathering. Good comfort food, very good wait staff and overall was a fun experience.

Tags: Fun, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Casual, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Yet another visit for brunch and football. Steak and eggs were great. The steak was cooked as requested, soft and tasty. Eggs were perfectly sunny side up. Potatoes were tasty.
Service, as always, was great.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Authentic, Live Sports, Great for Brunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Fun, Comfort Food, Great Beer
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on October 11, 2017

This place was as advertised in its blurb on Open Table. The food was well prepared and the menu includes healthful items such as beets. The steak and fries were served at the right time and with the fries hot enough so that they remained warm while I was eating. The waitress remained aware of me and provided good service. The interior architecture caught my attention for being just right. The location is good, being near the Port Authority and the Broadway district. I'd definitely recommend this.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Didn't realize there would be live music, but the host was very accommodating for helping us find a quieter table since we had a younger child with us. The server and bus staff were very attentive, and the food was tasty!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

I've enjoyed brunch here before so I was disappointed when I took out of town friends. The food was fine. Our waiter was friendly but inept. Despite having gluten-free options on the menu, we were informed there were none available.

About 50 minutes into our meal, the volume on the TVs was cranked up to a deafening level for the game beginning at 1:00 pm. When several patrons complained, staff said: "Well, this is a sports bar!" I've been in other sports bars where you could watch the game and still have a conversation. I won't be coming back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Perfect! Great service! Food was wonderful- chicken pot pie and rack of lamb 😊

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Great for all ages. Easygoing and spacious. Favorite pub in nyc.

Tags: Happy Hour, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 15, 2017

We arrived for a 5:15pm reservation. Empty restaurant, still stood at the hostess station for 5 minutes before anyone noticed us waiting. When it was time to order drinks, I asked if they and a full bar and the waitress said, "yes, but only for like vodka and cranberry, or rum and coke, we don't really do drinks." OK... I could see the full bar with many alcohol bottles, but if the waitress is saying no... well... Dinner was meh. Husband's fish and chips were good, but my chicken pot pie was disappointing, at best. Chicken, potatoes, and carrots were all evenly cut into small cubes.. just like buying frozen carrots. gravy was bland and flavorless. I suspect the whole thing was frozen, poured into a casserole and a crust slapped onto it. I didn't eat more than 5 bites... yet the waitress never asked how the food was, the buss person never asked if it was OK or did I want a box. All in all, although I really was hoping this'd be a great meal, it wasn't.. and I can't recommend it for dinner, and won't go back.

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·Dined on August 7, 2017

Their website had a nice dinner menu, in which my guest and I were interested in purchasing from. We had already decided what we were going to eat, until we arrived and was notified their dinner menu was no longer an option. They only had bar food left, which was not much to choose from. The food was greasy, and tasteless. The waitress was nice, and apologetic, which was nice. But, we arrived, with an appointment set in advance, in order to try the dinner menu. They should try advertising when their dinner menu concludes, and when the bar food menu begins. This would weed out anyone who is in the mood to actually eat food. And not just fries.

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Great place to meet with friends or colleagues after work. Good selection of spirits, ales & brews as well as bar & entrée menu.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 20, 2017

We went with the traditional fare at an Irish pub. I had the fish and chips. The fish was a bit soggy. The chips were okay. Overall, well below the quality of fish and chips in any part of the British Empire. My wife had the shepherd's pie. Again, the meal was okay, but lacking in the flavor of lamb and the texture of the mashed potatoes was grainy. The food was not terrible, but okay. The service was great, the crowd was small but the music was way too loud...especially with so few people present.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 12, 2017

This is a regular 'go to' for us when a bunch of friends meet up in the City. They just recently extended their menu (dishes like duck are new). Highly recommend the fish and chips which comes with fries and mushy peas. Very good. Great selection of wines and beers.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Great Beer, Fun, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 12, 2017

We came here for dinner before a show, food was brilliant and our waiter was top class.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 5, 2017

Had dinner at Tir Na Nog on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, a party of five women. We were all pleased with our meals, the atmosphere and our lovely waitress. Will definitely return.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on June 14, 2017

Exceptional service - good food appetizers were good, food exceptional. Six of us each had different main course and it was all very good.

Tags: Bar Seating, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 13, 2017

Food was very good and a nice portion. Servers were friendly and attentive. Would so go back again

Tags: Cozy, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Good for a Date, Romantic, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 25, 2017

Service was good and very friendly staff. Food was delicious,arrived timely and hot

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 25, 2017

restaurant is dark - staff very friendly - corned beef very dry - fries very good - soup good -

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Excellent food and service. It is great to have a server with an Irish accent.

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