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Playwright Celtic Pub

) #404 of 9,354 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Irish,
732 8th Ave, Between 45th Street & 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-7019
+1 212-354-8404
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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732 8th Ave, Between 45th Street & 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-7019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I stopped in for a drink after walking around Times Square , etc. on our way back to our hotel. We sat at the bar and had a great time. Met many locals ( iron workers, firemen , policemen,etc ) and enjoyed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch and took in the views from their third floor patio. Food, service and atmosphere were all very good and prices reasonable. Two of us had salads w shrimp or chicken which were fresh,green and tasty although my chicken was...More

Thank Bosox61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick pint on our way to a show. Friendly staff and clean establishment. Good beer, didn't have any food this time, but it certainly looked good!

Thank JG717
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been walking and sightseeing for hours. My feet were killing me on the way back to our hotel so we went it for a drink and dinner. I am so glad we did. We sat upstairs in the bar area. It had a...More

Thank Billswife87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't comment on the food but had tasty and very refreshing Celtic Lemonades on the rooftop terrace on a hot summer afternoon after a lot of walking. Bill was $52 for four drinks which seems typical for the area

Thank 5wiseguys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had just worked our way down Time Square and was working our way back up from W 42nd St and decided to stop here for a drink and a bit of a snack. We went to the roof top and were seated to where...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way to Hop on Hop off bus when we decided to call into this pub. Busy with an upstairs area which was very popular. We stayed downstairs. They had a long bar area as well as tables mainly towards the front . We...More

Thank dennisp859
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for a cheeky pint to escape the heat. Ended up staying for half a dozen! Great prices and even better service from the waitress we had. Plenty of sport on the tv and good crack from the locals

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I've been to this pub on several NY visits. I learned of it from a local (always a plus). I love this place because the drinks are good, the food is tasty and the employees are friendly. Even though it's in the middle of all...More

1  Thank KNic0le
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Lots in your plate, low prices... nice view on top at the terace... was great careful with the many staires... :)

1  Thank vautourp
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16 June 2017|
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Response from Vanessa Y | Reviewed this property |
We visited other bars and restaurants but particularly liked this one for its live music , more reasonable price and friendliness
16 June 2017|
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Response from intinerant | Reviewed this property |
Because it was torrentially raining and it was only a block from our hotel! LOL
5 May 2017|
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Response from intinerant | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure-thought I heard they had a rooftop bar...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 732 8th Ave, Between 45th Street & 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-7019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-354-8404
  • E-mail
Established in 2000. Playwright Celtic Pub is the second act of the successful Playwright franchise here in New York City! In the heart of the theater district and just steps from Hell's Kitchen, the Playwright welcomes locals and visitors alike for 4 floors of Irish welcome!
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