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West End Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
813 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7418
+1 212-707-8986
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
813 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7418
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here immediately arriving from traveling to NYC. We were hungry and thirsty. We sat at the bar. The other patrons were friendly. The bartender, Juliana, served us with a smile. I had a glass of Chardonnay and my husband had a beer....More

Thank seasidegirl603
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Sunday brunch at this spot and was excited based on the positive reviews. The bloody mary was bland and nothing special, I had to add in salt and pepper to jazz it up. The waitress was really rude and MIA the whole time....More

Thank Monica C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had tickets for a play and wanted a nice brunch or lunch place nearby that is not a tourist trap. My choice was the West End Bar and Grill and it was a great choice. We had brunch from a very attractive menu. We...More

Thank MHanners
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Real" New Yorkers generally avoid Times Square and the surrounding area like the plague. The one exception is when we head to the Theater District. Dining options are limited to overpriced low quality Italian food and chain restaurants. I was thrilled to find this gem...More

Thank ajefferson2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us had dinner here before a show because it was close to our hotel. My entree was the braised short ribs which was following off the bone tender served with delicious vegetables. My friend enjoyed carrot cake for dessert. Service was good but...More

Thank sehrlich2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day sightseeing we came across this place on the way back to our hotel. It looked lovely from outside so we rang up and booked a table for later that evening. Service was great and the food and drinks were also to...More

Thank Lynden T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner before going to see Chicago. Great location, the theater is right nearby. We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table, no problem. Hostess was very friendly. Food served quickly and was delicious. We had Greek Pita, Grilled Salmon salad and...More

Thank Blueskies_02
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited this bar on Sunday 12th March. We only popped in for a drink after walking around NYC and ended up staying and having lunch and dinner and drinking all afternoon. The food was lovely and the bar staff were very friendly and looked...More

Thank Steph G
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We selected this restaurant for dinner because it was affordable and convenient to the Broadway play we were attending. Typical bar food but also some good sounding entrees and specials. Key was going during Happy Hour when we could get a glass of wine for...More

Thank jcb4255
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is one of my favorite midtown, after work spots - great food and specialty cocktails, and the servers are always awesome. There was an issue with an unruly patron while we were there and the manager and server handled it with class. Well done...More

Thank katrinakiklowicz
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iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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20 February 2016|
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Response from ianshamshey | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall if they had a children's menu.
Mandy M
23 January 2015|
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Response from Danielle H | Property representative |
Hi Mandy, Unfortunately we are located in Manhattan, if you are visiting NY anytime soon though. We would love to have you. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 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: 813 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-7418
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-707-8986
  • E-mail
West End Bar & Grill is the newest addition to the Hell's Kitchen dining scene. Occupying the corner of 49th & 8th Avenue, West End Bar & Grill offers a refreshing array of craft and artisanal beers, hand crafted cocktails, and a seasonally inspired menu by Executive Chef Jim Hanley. Whether you prefer a dark, intimate dinner or a post-theater nightcap, West End Bar & Grill's high back banquettes, large windows and 30 foot mahogany bar offer the flexibility to perfectly tailor your afternoon or evening with us. Our weekend brunch serves as the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of nearby Times Square, while our pre-theater dinner offers a quick and delicious bite before the show. Nestled among the chain restaurants and cookie cutter concepts populating the Great White Way, West End Bar & Grill remains dedicated to a fresh and personalized dining experience served up with the best hospitality New York City has to offer.
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