We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Fraunces Tavern Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Financial District
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004-4300 (Broad St.)
+1 212-968-1776
Website
Today
11:00 - 03:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

879 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 723: English reviews
Columbus, Ohio
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Fraunces Tavern on President's Day weekend ... great place to get in touch with our historic roots! Our group enjoyed a mix of appetizers along with cocktails, wine, and beer. We will time our next visit so we can tour their museum.

Helpful?
Thank RMFV
Eastlake, Ohio
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were walking to a different restaurant and found this gem on our way. We decided to pop in and what a good decision! The decor and the building itself gives a cool historic vibe. It was Saturday, at about 1130am, and they serve a brunch at that time. My husband had the chicken pot pie while... More 

Helpful?
Thank Heather S
chicago
Level Contributor
737 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hard to believe George Washington had his farewell dinner here so many years ago and this venerable site survived to this day. Do also visit the museum to see the actual room of the dinner.

Helpful?
Thank jfadds
Fraunces_Tavern, Public Relations Manager at Fraunces Tavern Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to write your great review of Fraunces Tavern. We appreciate your kind comments and hope to see you again soon! More 

A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Needed to bring staff to lunch close to the office and decided on Fraunces Tavern. A first glance you get the appearance that the place is run down. But then you realize that this is an historic place and the building and all of the furnishings are true to its era. They have a decent menu, with some interesting options.... More 

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Fraunces_Tavern, Public Relations Manager at Fraunces Tavern Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Fraunces Tavern for your staff lunch and for taking the time to review your experience! We appreciate your feedback and comments and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal. We hope to see you again soon for another visit. More 

Level Contributor
46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this great bar , WOW what an atmosphere got there at 4.30 in the afternoon and it was busy ! There is a Dingle Whiskey room with a log fire with a bar and 3 little tables ..get there early it looked great there is also a restaurant but we didn't participate in food ..shame it looked nice... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alan R
Fraunces_Tavern, Public Relations Manager at Fraunces Tavern Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Fraunces Tavern and for taking the time to write your great review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and had a chance to look around the tavern. We hope you're able to stop by for food on your next visit, we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Salem, South Carolina
Level Contributor
142 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fraunces Tavern is like 5 taverns and eateries in one building. Great cocktails, huge beer selection and a big variety of food. Great feeling being in this historic spot.

Helpful?
Thank Wesstone
Fraunces_Tavern, Public Relations Manager at Fraunces Tavern Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting Fraunces Tavern and for taking the time to write your great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and our menu options, as well as the historic atmosphere of the tavern, we hope to see you again soon! More 

Spokane, Washington
Level Contributor
31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So it was a sideways rainy, snowy, cold day and we stopped inside just as they opened... and 5 hours later we were still there. It was on our "list" of things to see and Fraunces definitely did not disappoint. This place oozes character, so may little rooms. Each with different themes, and the staff was awesome. We ate, took... More 

Helpful?
Thank Marc G
Fraunces_Tavern, Public Relations Manager at Fraunces Tavern Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Fraunces Tavern and for taking the time to write your great review. We're happy to hear that you are a returning guest and that you had such a good time with us on this particular visit. We appreciate your comments about the tavern's many unique rooms! We are happy to hear that you had a chance... More 

Level Contributor
79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a historic landmark and combines museum with good Irish-English restaurant. Brunch comes with two mimosas included. Very good coffee. Service is a bit slow.

Helpful?
Thank Nipper_BCN
Fraunces_Tavern, Public Relations Manager at Fraunces Tavern Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Fraunces Tavern and for taking the time to write your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed brunch with us. We appreciate your feedback about the service and hope to see you again for another visit! More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To start with, this historic building is the oldest in NY! So there is a museum upstairs that is absolutely worth the visit, very interesting, and informative with museums quality artifacts. General George Washington's farewell address to his troops was given here. Then, downstairs, there Is a number of great rooms to dine in. Some are cozy with oversized chairs... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank John B
Fraunces_Tavern, Public Relations Manager at Fraunces Tavern Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Fraunces Tavern and for taking the time to write your great review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the museum and appreciate the history of the tavern. It's great that you had time to explore all of the tavern's unique rooms during your visit. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your... More 

Norfolk, Virginia
Level Contributor
201 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister in law insisted on showing me this historic tavern on a late Saturday night, and the history of the place was fascinating. We had drinks at the bar, and the service was very good.

Helpful?
Thank Tyler L
Fraunces_Tavern, Public Relations Manager at Fraunces Tavern Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Fraunces Tavern and for taking the time to write your review. We're happy to hear that you appreciate the history of the historic tavern and enjoyed the service you received during your visit. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Travellers who viewed Fraunces Tavern Restaurant also viewed

 
New York City, NY
 

Been to Fraunces Tavern Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004-4300
    (Broad St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-968-1776
Description
The Porterhouse Brewing Co. at Fraunces Tavern, is located in one of the city's most historic landmarks in the downtown Financial District. The Porterhouse offers a large range of small batch and specialty beers, serving traditional American food with a strong Irish influence. Fraunces Tavern has been a part of our city's history since 1762. Now under new management, you can expect a modern experience in an authentic historical space while enjoying great food, drinks, and atmosphere.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Fraunces Tavern Restaurant and other visitors
6 questions
Ask a question
Challans, France
6 days ago
Burlington, Wisconsin
22 days ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
New York City, New York
6 months ago

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Fraunces Tavern Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Financial District

Neighbourhood Profile
Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is where New York City began as a center of commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful setting are complemented by museums, countless skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District, home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis Island to learn about the vital immigrant history of the city.
Explore this neighbourhood