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Hourglass Tavern

373 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
+1 212-265-2060
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
The dining experience at Hourglass Tavern continues to impress reviewers on TripAdvisor: "Our desserts, fruit cobbler and lava cake served warmed, and my lemon cake was delicious...More
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
373 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in after an afternoon show, went upstairs to have some drinks. The service was excellent. We stayed for a few hours, catching up with friends and enjoying drinks. Decided to stay for dinner as the other meals around us looked good. Glad we did....More

Thank 3boaters
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is super tiny and super crowded around theater time. The food, while plentiful and nicely presented, was bland and my pork chop was pink. Friendly staff.

Thank Locemup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews on TA and Yelp we visited the Hourglass Tavern for dinner. Unfortunately our experience of this restaurant did not live up to our expectations. The first thing to note is that the first floor dining area (British ground floor ) is...More

Thank puddletink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the tourists are standing in line for horrible food at Times Square, this cozy little place on the old Restaurant Row offers kind service, really good cooking and incredible prices (a NY strip dinner, with sides, for $21? In New York??) We dined here...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Four of us went to the Hourglass because of the reviews on this website. We started in the second floor Bettebar where the bartender made us feel right at home! The bar is warm and friendly and the prices great. We then ate dinner in...More

Thank NYDuck
Reviewed 15 March 2018

You've probably been in this spot: You have tickets for an 8 p.m. Broadway show, want a nice, sit-down dinner but don't want to be rushed, sacrifice flavor or, worse yet, be late for your show. The Hourglass Tavern is the answer. Conveniently located on...More

Thank TroyB69
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Being from Australia we were looking forward to a NY Brunch on a Sunday. Hourglass did not disappoint. Great looking place in a street of great looking places, 46th St, "Restaurant Row" Warmly greeted at 11.45am. and already buzzing. We were seated upstairs in a...More

Thank _peteracrymble
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a good restaurant that would not break the bank for our last night in Manhattan. Super happy with our experience at Hourglass Tavern. All of the staff were very friendly and accommodating of our family of 5. Food was excellent, teenaged...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I made a pre-theatre reservation for 1PM and the 4 of us were seated at 1pm. Since the main dining room was occupied, we were given the choice of waiting a bit or having the 2nd floor dining/bar space to ourselves. What a great option!!!!...More

Thank stuartplotkin
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Had dinner here last night for the first based on a recommendation of a friend. Had a reservation and was seated immediately upon arrival. While contemplating the menu both online and while seated, although there were many tempting menu items I opted for one of...More

Thank Richard B
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9 October 2016|
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Response from Bettibar | Property representative |
We are always open for Thanksgiving as we love Turkey and festive get togethers! Service will begin in 2017 at 3p.m.-Midnight and the bar remains open until 4 a.m. thereafter. We serve a traditional 3 course Turkey dinner... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3810
    (Between 8th & 9th Avenues (We are on Restaurant Row))
  • Public Transportation: The Hourglass Tavern is 4 blocks away from The Port Authority Bus Terminal. Nearby subway services include The A,C,E,N,W and 1,2,3 trains. We are within a short walking distance of Times Square, countless Hotels and Theatres.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-2060
  • E-mail
We are located in a 4 story renovated brownstone on famed restaurant row in New York City and a welcoming staple in the neighborhood for 34 years! We have 3 distinctly different floors for service. 1-Original Tavern, 2-Bettibar, & 3-The Top of the Glass-available for private events. Our kitchen was built to service 14 seats on the first floor but now accommodates the requests of 62 throughout. Hours: Dinner service begins 4p.m. M/T - 11 p.m. , Wed./Th. -12 Midnight, Fri. -1 a.m. Saturday & Sunday Brunch 11:00 a.m.- 3p.m. (last order at 2:55) w/$5 Cocktails & complimentary muffins. Dinner Sat. 4p.m. -1a.m. Sun.4-12 Midnight. Bettibar (on2) 5p.m.- 4 a.m. every evening with $5 Happy Hour Specials 5-10p.m. If you're not a local, you will feel like one when you're done!
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