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McGee's Pub & Restaurant

) #643 of 9,243 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ American, Irish,
240 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5201
+1 212-957-3536
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
240 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got to the pub because of "How I Met your Mother", but stayed for dinner and a drink. We enjoyed everything except the music, it wasn´t really appropriate for an Irish Pub, but it wasn´t too loud anyway.

Thank reignofoptimism
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great little pub with friendly staff and great food. Vegetarians would find something on the menu. Happy hour begins at 11 am so drinks are cheap. We got a shock when the bill came as the prices seemed very reasonable however as...More

Thank Sadunne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always make sure to stop in every time we visit the city. The service is friendly, as one would expect an Irish bar. It was the inspiration for the television series"How I Met your Mother". But the food is reasonably priced. The Mcgees ale...More

Thank Mjsomaha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only reason that i came here was for the serie, and the Host was really really nice! SHE EVEN TOLD ME THAT I CAN TAKE PHOTOS WITHOUT EVEN BUY ANYTHING , REALLY SWEET! But as a fan i want it to eat there and...More

Thank Rodrigo S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband has talked about Irish Banger's for years and this is the first time we found them in a restaurant. They were really good as was all the other food and drinks the 5 of us ordered. Service was excellent and the prices were...More

Thank JanetM-Waikiki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

McGee's is actually the McLaren pub, from the How I met your mother sitcom. And it's just the way you see on tv! Lot's of good beer, food and simpathy! A cool atmosphere! Try the Jalapeños popers!

Thank Murilo P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is great and fun. It's a nice place to grab a drink or something to eat. You can relax in quiet or the staff is happy to chat with you. Great place

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had pub food. Wings nachos and chicken sandwich and it was great. Free refills on soda (other places in NYC didn't have free refills). The wings were super crispy and the teriyaki flavor was great. It wasn't busy at noon on a Monday and...More

Thank Abconnor2
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a cold and rainy night for some good food. We had the McGee burger, chicken burger and chicken pot pie. The service was good and quick. I had the pitcher of bud light that was on special...not my favourite but that was...More

Thank travellfar
Reviewed 9 May 2017

McGees was just round the corner from our hotel, so we called in here a couple of times on our long weekend in New York for pre-dinner drinks. We sat at the downstairs bar for drinks, so cannot comment on the food, which looked good...More

Thank redsars88
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Travelgirl2171
Will be traveling to NYC this mint was wondering if this was a good place for dining as a single??
11 March 2017|
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Response from Abigail D | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I went here alone and had a great time.
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burns1994
Am I likely to need to book a table for a week night in December? Also do they still do how I met your mother Monday's? Thank you
20 August 2016|
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Response from Ariadna O | Reviewed this property |
We went on thanks giving day and we didn´t need to book and was plenty of space , that was a blessing for us . 2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 04:00
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 W 55th St, New York City, NY 10019-5201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-957-3536
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