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Croton Reservoir Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
108 W 40th St, New York City, NY 10018-2699
+1 212-997-6835
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
108 W 40th St, New York City, NY 10018-2699
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Croton was close to our hotel, we just kind of stumbled upon it. Turned out to be one of our best meals in New York! Salmon was delicious, nice atmosphere, fun bar downstairs at Happy Hour....will definitely make a point to go here again on...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Popped in yesterday for a bite and a beer...I received great service from Adam- he was professional, informative and gave a great recommendation for an IPA that I never had. Casual/Upscale- great menu!

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Having failed to find a bar according to google maps we lucked upon a tavern. Great place with good beer and a good choice. Well worth a stop and a good find just down from Bryant Park.

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Croton is right across the street from Bryant Park. After getting some Christmas spirit in Bryant Park looking in the shops, we headed over for dinner. The bar was bustling with a Christmas party. We had a reservation & were seated right away. Service was...More

Thank Jim-V-NYC
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We had the mussels for an appetizer and they were amazing ! Each one infused with the white wine marinade. Our 9 year old son had the children’s flatbread - and he loved it. We asked for it to come out at the same time...More

Thank Naildozer
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

For many years this has been part of our NYC holiday tradition and always a highlight. The food is delicious and service is very personable.

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

I was pleasantly surprised we decided to change our year end lunch spot. Croton was recommended. We were a group of ten on December 19th. They arranged seating on the lower level at around 11:45 AM. We started with appetizers for the table. The artichoke...More

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 18 December 2017

This was a pleasant surprise. It was our last night in NYC and we didn’t have reservations. We came across this place while scanning restaurants and made reservations for 7:00. We were expecting regular tavern food. The food was much better than the average tavern...More

Thank PrapleNc
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We had planned to dine at Bryant Park Grill, but they were having a private event. This was a good second choice. We had reservations and got seated a few minutes within our time frame. The three of us had salmon and shared a Caesar...More

Thank kmb149
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This restaurant is very close to the Bryant park Christmas market, it is a good place to warm up and catch up with friends. There is a very good tap list of draft beers, and a nice selection of small plates. the staff was helpful....More

Thank Woolite-13
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25 December 2015|
Response from BRIAN B | Reviewed this property |
The temperature for the Smith beers should be around 55.F They are ales not Lager. Do not treat all beers the same.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 W 40th St, New York City, NY 10018-2699
    (Broadway and 6th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Take any train to Time Square.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-997-6835
  • E-mail
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