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The Stand, New York, NY

The Stand

4.4
4.4
226 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
The Stand welcomes its guests with their new and exciting presentation of northern Italian taverna fare. Flavors explode with a mix of chef driven small and large composed plates, homemade pastas, Brick Oven specialties and NY Style Pizzas. The beverages include crafted cocktails, a deep list of draft selections and stylistic wine selections along with one of the largest whiskey selection in NYC. Come for the Food and stay for the Comedy, a double dose of entertainment and hospitality.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 17 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Comfort Food, Gastro Pub

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Wed–Fri 11:00 am–4:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 11:30 am–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:30 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 677-2600

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Private party facilities

    We're a bi-level restaurant, bar and comedy club. Our space can be utilized for events that are both social and corporate, with private and semi-private options available. Whether it's a birthday bash, business meeting, or office holiday party, we'll create a unique and enjoyable experience.

  • Private party contact

    Event Coordinator: (888) 489-0283

  • Neighborhood

    Gramercy / Flatiron

  • Cross street

    20th Street

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    6 train to 23rd and Park or 18th and park. Or 4,5,N,Q,R,F,M trains to Union Square.

  • Entertainment

    Two level restaurant with a comedy club downstairs 7 nights a week and multiple shows starting at 7pm to 2am.

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 226 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New York / Tri-State Area

    Good for special occasions

  • Manhattan

    Good for special occasions

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious brunch food. Great portions sizes. Absolutely beautiful bar and dining area, very cool vibe.
  2. VC

    VictorC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Awesome food a great experience. I will go again another time. The comedian line up was awesome.
  3. E

    Ellen46

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food wonderful. The comedy was consistently funny. I can't find anything to complain about! We were the oldest people there and we still blended in. It was a perfect evening.
  4. TK

    TK719

    New York Area

    511 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    511 reviews

    Dined on October 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went to The Stand for an early dinner, and had a wonderful meal. The hostess Mae was so friendly and welcoming, and the space is large and beautiful. The squash appetizer, codfish and Brussels sprouts were all delicious, and the chocolate cake was out of this world. My server Chris was amazing. He knew the menu very well and helped make certain that my dining experience was perfect. I will definitely return soon.
  5. C

    Cynthia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 1, 2022

    overall4food4service1ambience5
    The Ambiance and food was great but the customer service needs major improvement.
  6. BT

    BillT

    Miami

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went for Sunday brunch. Food was good. Service was really good. Would go back
  7. J

    Jeremy616

    New York Area

    45 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food, and drinks, and amazing reasonable price.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Used the Pulsd bottomless brunch voucher and was great! Plenty of drinks were had, food was good and service was great! Would highly recommend!
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    So much fun !
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall3food2service2ambience3
    Food was salty, mushrooms and broccoli rabbi only ok . Seafood platter also salty , clams casino didn’t seem to have any clams . Moscow mules not great- and there was a lemon slice on it?! Lemon doesn’t belong in a Moscow mule . I wouldn’t go back
  11. PL

    PaulineL

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Nice place to eat before seeing the comedy shows!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tallahassee

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great bottomless brunch! The staff was amazing, very kind and friendly
  13. AM

    ArdmeadM

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The hostess was very nice. She still accommodated me even though I was alone and my voucher was for two. She didn’t make me feel weird lol. The food was good and I even had an extra entree to take home. I used my voucher from Pulsd. I would come again.
  14. c

    colleenp

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    fabulous staff, food was great...we ordered the burgers and pizza...great night. Dinner and comedy show to make for a perfect Saturday night! Comedy club was brilliant! We will be back the next time we are in NYC!
  15. FE

    FlaEd

    Tampa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The stand is a great venue and restaurant. It makes for an easy night out when you can slip from your dinner table right into the venue. The service and food were great and the comics are always top shelf.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    I took my boyfriend here for the first time with the Pulsed voucher, and overall we had a great time! For some reason we were a little confused about where to enter the restaurant (the door is right next to the one that says 116 above it) but when we called the host she kindly came outside to show us (lol but it was very appreciated). The bottomless mimosas came quickly and did their dang thing, and while the food did take a minute it wasn’t too long at all and we both enjoyed our meals (Double Decker Burger and Eggs Benedict) — for the bargain with the voucher, you really can’t beat a meal like that in NYC!
  17. c

    clang

    Portland

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall3food1service5ambience5
    The service was great. The drinks were amazing. The ambiance was fun. The food however left much to be desired. First appetizer we sent back because is was burned, charred black the server handled perfectly and got us a different appetizer. Then a side-dish was burned but edible. And the bacon I added to my burger was burned. The show after the food was perfect, funny and fun and the espresso martini was amazing, the food just let us down.
  18. U

    Udeme

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    The atmosphere was great. I used the plusd voucher, which was lovely. Although, the center lf waffle and chicken was too moist, if it was separate it would be better.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 29, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Very cool spot….super late dining option
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food, drinks, and customer service was great!
  21. T

    Teey

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    There were lots of empty tables available but was told to wait to be seated by someone. After waiting a long time, the person finally showed but immediately asked if i had a coupon. Does a coupon dictate which table I get, the quality of food I receive and level of service? Does the color of my skin indicate the likelihood of dining with a coupon? Not sure if this is standard procedure but it is tactless and may be perceived as insulting to diners. The timing of that question was inappropriate. I did not have a coupon; I decided to walk out and give my money to a much more deserving restaurant.

    The StandResponded on August 3, 2022Hi Teey, we partner with PULSD for bottomless brunch and a part of our procedure includes verifying who is using PULSD, as they are to scan in QR Codes at the door. Because of that, we do proactively ask if you are joining us with a voucher/coupon, and we do seat you. I assure you this line of questioning was not because of your skin tone, we do ask everyone joining us. Regardless, we will work with our team to ensure that our protocol simultaneously conveys the respect and tact we aim for.

  22. L

    Leandro

    New York Area

    11 reviews

    2.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall2food1service1ambience1
    Octopus was over cooked and hard, a couple of raw clams were smelling. Toke me 20 mins before to be able to order.
  23. n

    nicclee

    New York Area

    36 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    We happened to be there during a large party being hosted at the restaurant. It made it feel a little chaotic, but the staff seemed to handle it okay. The food was good, but the pizza was a little thinner than the last time we had it.
  24. GD

    GuggyDiner

    New York Area

    13 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    They weren't ready for us with a reservation at 11, despite that being the opening hour. They served us a cappuccino and latte without foamed milk because it wasn't working on the espresso machine without giving us the option to order differently. For a table of six, first four dishes arrived, one a burger ordered bare that had sauce in it and came with cold fries. Then the fifth dish came 10 minutes later and the 6th 10 minutes after that, apparently because no one figured out it wasn't ever ordered until our third inquiry over what happened. To make it up to us, they tried to offer free dessert we didn't want and we had to fight to get it taken off the bill. As two guests were catching a plane, they had to leave before the 6th guest was finished. I had hoped this would be a neighborhood gem, but we won't be going back.
  25. CS

    CollinS

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience1
    Fine but not worth going unless you are going for a show.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    12 reviews

    2.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    We went in to have dinner before a comedy show. Very disappointing service. We arrived and waited 20 minutes without being approached by a waiter, even to offer a menu or water. When we approached the hostess for an explanation she was clueless. We ended up leaving to eat at another restaurant then returned for the show. Service in the main room was adequate, but a little distracted. Overall, based on referrals from friends I expected better.
  27. n

    nicclee

    New York Area

    36 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on May 24, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    The decor is pretty cool. It’s a really nice, comfortable space. The food and drinks were good. Service was great. We were there to catch a show and it was super convenient to have dinner and a show in the same venue. Some of the food is pricey, but the comedy tickets were a bargain.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Had a great time.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Good experience. Quiet Sunday brunch. Service was solid and food was out quickly
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good food, service was great, everytime I held up the empty carafe, it was refilled with no problem, lol
  31. JN

    JasonN

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place I went twice in a week and there were new comics the second time and both times the show was great. Food was very good.
  32. T

    Tara

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Bought a voucher on pulsed for bottomless brunch. Came early, around 11 when they first opened. It was quiet to begin with but by our 3rd pitcher, around 1230 things had really picked up. The menu was simple but tasty and when one person picks of the voucher and the other pats tax and tip it really ended up being a good value! Would go back
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 5, 2022

    overall2food4service3ambience3
    We booked for dinner and when we got there were told that the kitchen was closed. The pizza oven was still on so we ordered pizza which was great
  34. N

    Nellie

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was delicious, the music was definitely GREAT. And the overall vibe of the restaurant was welcoming.
  35. SS

    SuzetteS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I had such a good time at the 7:30p show that I stayed for the 9:30p one!
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 13, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Very loud old music. Britney Spears blasting throughout. The servers were slow and rude. The food was ok I’d say 4/10. They added a ginormous 50% gratuity at the end and the bald gentleman at the front acted like he didn’t know what happened when he was the one who charged us. Atrocious experience and I’m never going back.
  37. J

    Justrob

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience5
    The food was alright but the service was horrible. Worst service I’ve seen in a long time.
  38. MR

    MattR

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 12, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience4
    Food was great, the price was great, and the vibe there was a fun one. Service was a little slow but it was mid afternoon on a Saturday.
  39. DS

    DSSM

    Washington DC

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 12, 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience3
    Waited over an hour for food only to be told the server forgot to put my order in. Then the server proceeded to ignore our table, while looking over to us the entire time, pretending not to see us trying to get our check. Then had to pay a mandatory $18 for gratuity. Won’t be coming back.
  40. SF

    StevynF

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great ambience and solid food. Did the bottomless and the drinks kept coming. Would definitely recommend if in the area.

FAQs

The Stand offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 677-2600.

The Stand is rated 4.4 stars by 226 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 17 times today
Google Map for The Stand

116 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003

Additional information

  • Cross street

    20th Street

  • Neighborhood

    Gramercy / Flatiron

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Wed–Fri 11:00 am–4:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 11:30 am–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:30 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Comfort Food, Gastro Pub

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    6 train to 23rd and Park or 18th and park. Or 4,5,N,Q,R,F,M trains to Union Square.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Entertainment

    Two level restaurant with a comedy club downstairs 7 nights a week and multiple shows starting at 7pm to 2am.

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 677-2600

  • Private party facilities

    We're a bi-level restaurant, bar and comedy club. Our space can be utilized for events that are both social and corporate, with private and semi-private options available. Whether it's a birthday bash, business meeting, or office holiday party, we'll create a unique and enjoyable experience.

  • Private party contact

    Event Coordinator: (888) 489-0283

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