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Playwright Celtic Pub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹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 good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“irish stew” (10 reviews)
“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
732 8th Ave, Between 45th Street & 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-7019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised when, on a rainy evening walking up 8th Ave, we came upon this Irish Pub (between 45th and 46th St.). Not only was it within easy walking distance of most theaters, but the food was excellent. I had salmon, my wife...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great pub with loads of tv’s with sport on constantly!! Food was great but only negative was WiFi was available but never worked which was annoying

Thank FoxyDublin37
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to stop to get something to drink or eat before and after a Broadway show! Fast service. Neighborhood feel. Friendly staff...

Thank CarrieB63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun Relaxing New York Experience. Had the French Onion soup along with marvelous bruschetta. Pared with a pinot noir. Be prepared to climb some stairs.

Thank JRJ645
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere. The menu was diverse and included traditional Irish food. Prices were ok—not too steep. Service was fast.

Thank sandymart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently ate dinner here and asked the waitress what she thought was good. She suggested the Celtic stew and she was right it was very good. The service was excellent and they checked on me multiple times. I will definitely be coming back here to...More

Thank mdhokenson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner here after a great experaince a few years back. The place has got alot busier since then but service and food was just as good. We were seated on the 2nd floor, and served straight away, food arrived quickly and was tasty....More

Thank LaurenTucker1994
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a busy, popular, splendid Irish pub/ restaurant near Times Square - on the second (British - first) floor. The food was mouth-wateringly good: I had traditional corned beef (in slices) with cabbage & boiled potatoes. Large helping, speedily served, and washed down with...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They still had Christmas wreaths and lights up and it was a warm and inviting sight in mid-January. Service was great, food was great, we were able to relax and not feel rushed to leave. A pleasant feeling after a long day of sightseeing.

Thank R.s. G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a quick dinner in the theatre district. This restaurant was a very pleasant surprise. The fish and chips were as good or better than I had on my trip to England. My daughter loved the Shepherds Pie. We will definitely return...More

Thank wmafh
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Response from tyagi | Reviewed this property |
No, it is a big restaurant.
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Meals
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
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
Description
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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