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The Mean Fiddler

) #80 of 9,269 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, ,
266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
+1 212-354-2950
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I were on vacation and looking for a good lunch spot with adult beverages and The Mean Fiddler was a terrific find. The food was delicious! He had a cheeseburger with fries and a cold beer on tap and I had a...More

Thank JL F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Without doubt the best Irish bar in town.. staff are amazing.. drink is cheap and food is awesome.. can't wait to go back

Thank jamie_o186470
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Friday night. The service was excellent, the food was pretty average. We had fish and chips - certainly edible, but not a great plate. It may be that in the effort to move us off the roof because of rain, something...More

Thank Sjfotos
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was really good we had the shepherds pie and drinks were very reasonable. Great service from Clare. Also great for a good night out.

Thank Anna K
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere! Happy Hour prices until 8pm. Clare took great care of us. Food was delicious! The music was great and then the live music took over and that was amazing too. They sang all the songs you love to sing along too. They even...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in new York for a few days and heard about the restaurant from friends so decided to give a it a try. Excellent service by the staff especially Clare from Antrim. Food was excellent and great drinks

1  Thank sam2695
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place for food and drinks. Our waitress Clare from Antrim, was really nice and gave great travel advice for us tourists. Definitely would come back again

Thank csmyth95
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clare our server was amazing brilliant server and gave us brilliant advice about New York and will definitely come back

Thank James172836628
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked many blocks to get to The Mean Fiddler and we were not disappointed. The food was good, I did not order a drink but those in the party that did said they were good. There were 7 of us and it took no...More

Thank jguido2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get yourselves a great nights craic in the mean fiddler the waitress are so nice and they greet u with a lovely irish welcome Aine from sligo served us we hope she enjoyed tayto crisps and nuts we brought with us. we went to newyork...More

Thank Rory P
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26 February 2017|
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Response from LOVECASAMARINA | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. They treat children like family too.
Renee J
10 January 2017|
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Response from eleni a | Reviewed this property |
Ridiculously close to Times Square, in fact, you can see it from the street in front of the venue. And yes they do accept reservations 😊
10 September 2016|
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Response from Medula80 | Reviewed this property |
Would be an excellent place to meet.although you may want to call them as the tables were round ones that would only seat a couple of people. Not really sure if they had any bigger. We ate at the bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 W 47th St, Just off 8 th Avenue, New York City, NY 10036-1411
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-354-2950
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Not a typical Irish pub besides the bartenders , but this is Loud Fun bar with a good happy hour and late nite Djs and Music .
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