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The Australian NYC

$$ - $$$, ,
20 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018
+1 212-869-8601
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meat pie” (13 reviews)
“kangaroo loin” (4 reviews)
“aussie burger” (4 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
20 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very american feeling sport bar despite of the name. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The prices are reasonable. Pleasant atmosphere. Totally suggested!

Thank pence30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good range of draught beers. Decent pub grub. Service is good both for food and drink. Lots of screens both in the bar area and dining area. Good atmosphere all round.

Thank spiv005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am sure every nationality will find something to like about the Australian. From the great service to selection of food and beers. However for the true Aussie that needs a fix this is the place. I was again stranded in NYC for work on...More

Thank OzzieMick
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Friendly staff. Good food. proper Aussie burger and salad. Fresh well cooked. Would of had the tim tam sundae for dessert but was full.

Thank rolygb
Reviewed 22 August 2017

While the food was rather average, the decor and environment were very fitting and Australian-in design (as one would hope). We did notice that non-employee Australian's in NYC visited while we were there. Noise level was reas.onable but we visited off-peak. I would eat there...More

Thank Eriez
mattandnicole, General Manager at The Australian NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time. We try to create an environment that everyone can enjoy. We change our menu up every season so we hope to have you in for the next one!

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed Aussie Veggie Nachos and Party Meat Pies with a beer for our dinner. Happy hour is 4-8 pm Monday through Friday. Service was friendly. We enjoyed watching Australian rugby on TV. Place is very noisy.

Thank TravelIntl
mattandnicole, General Manager at The Australian NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

I am happy to hear you enjoyed your time during happy hour. With our location, happy hours can and will get busy and load. But hey, its all in the fun. Hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Staff were so energetic and friendly.. Nothing was to much trouble.. The food was the best too.. Great to have a little taste of home while away.. Thanks guys

Thank 995Anne
mattandnicole, Manager at The Australian NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hi there Cheers for the review above and coming in to see us. You're most welcome anytime. cheers

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Visited twice, the bar tender, same young lady both times, was awesome, very helpful great host. Second visit I had a burger... It was a good burger except not very hot. The fries that accompanied it were dismal to say the least... Soggy and over...More

Thank Mark_Perkins
mattandnicole, Manager at The Australian NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hi Mark Thanks for taking the time to review us. Sorry to hear about your experience with the food not being up to standard. We do pride ourselves in our food and if its not what is expected, making it right. So glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Straight forward: Aussie beer Afl footy (2screens live) Aussies behind the bar Aussie runs the bar. Aussie food. Aussie wine. If you are living in NYC and missing home comforts it's a must visit.

Thank mbado85
mattandnicole, Manager at The Australian NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Gday Thanks for the review. We love our AFL, NRL, Rugby, Cricket etc. Glad you enjoyed your time in the bar and we do hope to see you again, finals are just around the corner

Reviewed 7 July 2017

If you fancy Australia, you'll definitely like this place. Australian sports, beer, food, all there. The food is really good, though not the cheapest, but what is in NYC... It's worth the money anyway. Service is good, although the serving of food isn't always the...More

Thank qcats
mattandnicole, Manager at The Australian NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to review us. Sorry to hear the service wasnt as sharp as it normally is. Thank you for stopping past and we hope to see you again, cheers

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Chris 'Chollie' H
1 October 2017|
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You might be more likely to get a reply on their twitter page, they seem to be fairly active on twitter.
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baynesi83
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Response from mattandnicole | Property representative |
Yes we most certainly will! Looking forward to seeing you here!
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16 July 2016|
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Yes, still the same owner. Matt and The Australian are about to celebrate 9 years shortly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 28
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W 38th St, New York City, NY 10018
  • Public Transportation: Nearest Subways: 42nd St-Bryant Park B,D,F,M 34th St-Herald Square N,Q,R
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-869-8601
  • E-mail
Description
The Australian exemplifies the Aussie spirit- down to earth, friendly and always having a great time.
We provide the warmth and charm of an old school Australian drinking establishment in the context of a modern American city.

From our wide variety of imported beers to our homemade meat pies, our Australasian wine list to our freshest cocktails, we strive to represent everything that is great about Australian food and culture here in New York.
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