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Brendan's Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Midtown
American, Bar, Pub
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42 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2222
+1 212-564-5405
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Cannes, France
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful bars in NYC, this place oozes class. From the well turned out staff to the food and drink on offer this establishment ranks in the upoer end of those I have visited. The nitty gritty. Prices more than correct for the product on offer. The dining area just awesome intimate despite its size. The food... More 

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Thank RobRyanincannes
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here you chose the atmosphere with the bar with high chairs or classical table restaurant and Neo Retro decor. There are large tables for groups. Sea bass was good with draft beer. I also wanted to try the NY cheesecake. Hummm delicious but won't eat a lot.

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Thank BorisCSN
Garden City, New York
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147 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend an I had lunch here the other day. We weren't disappointed. When you walk in the door you're greeted by lovely stained glass windows and wood panelling. A friendly hostess will greet you and take you to your seat. Brendan offers both a lunch menu and brunch menu (on weekends). The choices are varied and everyone will find... More 

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Badhoevedorp, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a nice place to eat something after a day of shopping in and around Macy's you can go here. Friendly staff, good food and a nice setting inside. We enjoyed it !

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Thank Rick S
Schertz, Texas
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First night out in NYC. Had a few drinks and dinner. Cosmos were nice and strong and very flavorful. Shared Fish and Chips with a friend. Enough for two, so it was just right. Ambience was nice, service slow. We had to get waitress attention every step of the way.

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Thank Apostolow
Hong Kong, China
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129 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Older style building , huge bar and seating restaurant at the back of ground floor. A lot of 1800's decor features including mirrors and chandelier's hanging down from high ceilings. Good honest simple lunch menu , I tried the corned beef with cabbage entree and salad to start both were very good, the corned beef was lean with no fat... More 

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Paris, France
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

the breakfast menu is way too simple, and you can't really pick the things one would expect from a restaurant like this one. no coffee menu, no juices offered etc... and slightly too expensive for the quality of food and service... too bad ;)

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Thank Elodie N
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Food is good but SERVICE IS TERRIBLE!!!!!Waitress put in the wrong order and would argue and claim you've never said it. How much does a plate cost? They just lost a customer. So disappointing, would never go back!

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Thank amy l
Montpelier, Vermont
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216 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We lucked out, finding this nifty place in a neighborhood not known for its good food and drink. From the minute we walked in to see the handsome, stylish decor, we knew we had a winner. This first foray was to the bar for a couple of martinis, perfectly served up, just as we'd ordered them, by a fine fellow... More 

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Thank CarolDM1900
Ireland
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

A friend recommended Brendan's for their ribeye steak and she was spot on with her recommendation. The steak was delicious, perfectly cooked and there was a generous portion of fries and vegetables also. The restaurant was busy but the server was friendly, attentive and chatty. The surroundings were laid back elegant and the the food was very reasonably priced. Definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10001-2222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-564-5405

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