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The Crooked Knife

) #1,174 of 9,250 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , American, International
29 E 30th St, New York City, NY 10016-7313
+1 212-696-2593
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
“cajun salmon” (3 reviews)
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Bar, American, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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29 E 30th St, New York City, NY 10016-7313
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Reviews (238)
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1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This excellent restaurant is upon entering quite spacious, decorated in a warm and attractive pub style. We arrived very early for dinner (4:30PM) and were seated in the comfortable window booth seat. Our waiter was extremely pleasant and attentive. The table setting was immaculate and...More

Thank Pastdweller
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went on a Sunday night - it was handy for our hotel. However very quiet as most people do Brunch on Saturday and Sunday. UK visitors will find it expensive for what it is. We had a cocktail each, a portion of Calamari and...More

1  Thank ErniH
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Three of us sat at the bar (as no reservation) and had a fab brunch. Bottomless mimosas were delicious, as were the entrees. Friendly staff who weren't shy on the pours!

1  Thank Laura E
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Food was decent, music a tad too loud when you just want to talk to each other, not a bad place but there are better

Thank mark t
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great food. Our waiter George was a fabulous guy. Friendly and very attentive to our needs. Will definitely go back on our visit next year.

Thank Churchillmeadows
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We ate here on a Friday evening around 6pm, the bar area was packed with people who had just finished worked and there was a lovely vibe to the place The food and service were good but it was the atmosphere that was the real...More

Thank Danny316
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Went for Saturday brunch. Food was OK but service sorely lacking. Slow fulfillment of 4 orders could have been attributed to a large group in restaurant but never given an update of what going on. Extremely loud taped music was disconcerting.

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Had brunch here with a group of friends. Loved the mimosas and the staff was really friendly. Did the hamburger and it was ok. I left hungry to be honest, and I'm not a big guy. There were like 5 fries on my plate. Overall...More

Thank Runnerny2244
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Three of us popped in for an early evening small plate before heading out. The food was a lovely surprise but the 'small' plate filled us up (American portions always seem big to me). We went for the 'dee-lish' mac 'n cheese, the perfectly spicy...More

Thank Penny D
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We read the reviews and gave it a go. It was VERY busy but we got seating in a matter of minutes. It is very much a younger crowd (my wife and I are in our 60's) but the staff AND the customers were extremely...More

Thank stephen z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 E 30th St, New York City, NY 10016-7313
    (29 East 30th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train on 33rd and Park Avenue or 28th and Park Avenue. N/R on 28th and Broadway. 12 blocks south of Grand Central Terminal.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-696-2593
  • E-mail
Welcome to 'The Crooked Knife' pub and restaurant. We have a warm bar, charming dining room and outside dining, serving a variety of International, American, Irish and Italian dishes and daily specials.

Conveniently located at 29 East 30th St., on the edge northern edge of Gramercy, just south of Midtown and East of Murray Hill, The Crooked Knife is a great environment for a business lunch, dinner out with friends or late-night drinks at the bar.
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