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The Mean Fiddler

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
+1 212-354-2950
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (11 reviews)
“burger” (30 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
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1 - 10 of 608 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were advised to go here by a local, best place ever. The atmosphere was casual and fun with a one man band that played fun music. We had the Guinness Shepard’s Pie, so good and homemade tasting. Hannah, the server, is so attentive and...More

Thank jgarzelloni2
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I had a terrific time in The Mean Fiddler. Una recommended the Road House burger which was so good and we had Crispy Fish and Chips which were delicious. Thanks Una ....we will be back soon. Definitely come here for good food...More

Thank ggmckinney64
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hannah and Izabella were great servers!!! The atmosphere is so fun and they had our reservation ready when we arrived.

Thank Christy A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were directed to the Mean Fiddler last night by Spencer, the Concierge at the W hotel in Times Sq. An awesome recommendation!! We met with friends who were visiting from Boston and really enjoyed the lively atmosphere. I had the fish and chips and...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After a very early morning freezing outside the Today show at NBC, Debbie warmed the cockles of our hearts with a welcome reception and some great Fish & Chips - with Sarsons vinegar!!!

Thank Geoff_Hughes_100
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived at about 3pm and it was not terribly crowded. I was not happy with the speed of service but I did not decrease the rating because I only went one time. They have great reviews so I hope it was just an off...More

Thank medgeworth
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic location to watch football on Sunday! Great draft beer deals and the best service on the planet. Debbie our bartender went above and beyond our expectations. Her warm smile and bubbly personality made us feel right at home. We will definitely be back.

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great experience! Really enjoyed our time. Prices were very reasonable. Portions were good. I had the Fiddler Burger which was wonderful. My wife had the Shepard's pie which was also very good. Server, Hannah, was also great. Would recommend!

Thank Dana K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hannah was our waitress. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. The complimentary shot of captain crunch warmed us up for the cold evening. We will be back.

Thank VictoriaT21
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Myself and my partner stopped by here for a quick drink and snack before sightseeing, we ended up staying for hours upon hours thanks to the lovely Debbie. She was great craic ana a fantastic bartender, also the wings were delicious. Will definitely be back...More

Thank kerrylouise24
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and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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Questions & Answers
Bill M
8 December 2017|
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Response from yoyo433 | Reviewed this property |
They have live music every day and they will make a fuss of you wife. Get in there the craic is ninety
23 October 2017|
Response from Michael M |
No sorry we only open for 10 pm no food
27 February 2017|
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Response from LOVECASAMARINA | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. They treat children like family too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-354-2950
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Irish Bar and restaurant. Irish/American comfort food with a twist. Vegetarian and gluten free options available. Live music, DJ's, Karaoke. Happy Hour seven days a week.
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