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Joe Allen

326 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3801
+1 212-581-6464
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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326 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3801
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

myself and my son had great steaks and sides, spinach particularly good. service friendly,quick and made to feel very welcome by staff and other customers some of whom were regulars.

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the atmosphere of this Theatre district longtime restaurant , this is first time I found food disappointing. I have been there many times over the years. I love its theatre decor & intimate size. And have always found the food to be excellent....More

Thank 310Andy018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The perfect place to meet friends and have a drink and have a great meal.The entire staff makes have a good time.

Thank James C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a pre-theater dinner here with my three teen daughters and it was perfect. Cool genuine theater vibe without feeling touristy. Our reservation was at 5:45 and we were done by 6:45. Two of us had the pasta dish, one had a burger and one...More

1  Thank Jade B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I started going to Joe Allen sometime in the 1970s when I lived in Manhattan, moved away, then returned recently to find the same great quality of food, service and decor. The restaurant, for me, is quintessential New York City in decor (below street, long...More

2  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the reviews on TripAdvisor, we decided this was the perfect place to eat dinner after a weekday matinee of Hamilton. It's exactly one block away from the theater and we arrived an hour before our scheduled reservation hoping maybe we could be seated...More

1  Thank phillygirl372
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Joe All is famous! It has been a desirable spot to eat pre and post theatre. We found ourselves there after seeing Wicked and having wandered up Restaurant Row. Even though it was almost 6 p.m. and we didn't have a reservation, we were greeted...More

3  Thank karenlyn13
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We went here for dinner before our plays with 15 family members. We had three different theaters amongst our group and it was close to all of them. Full bar & wine list. Our waiter was a little crabby at first but warmed up. The...More

1  Thank Dbitz
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We went in before watching Hamilton. Our server was not very attentive and the food was lackluster. It was a perfect distance from the Rodgers theatre and recommended by our hotel concierge as a favorite in the district. We may go back but will not...More

Thank Nadia B
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Reliable landmark with a genuine sense of place. Good pre-matinee brunch; not cheap but not off the charts outrageous. Comfortable setting. Decent service and food.

Thank publiliussyrus
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David E
12 November 2016|
Response from Spoon2012 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I would call the restaurant. We were there last November and really enjoyed it. Have fun.
7 November 2016|
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Response from Jim V | Reviewed this property |
I find it usually depends on the day of the week and the time you want to go . Pre and post theatre hours are the busiest for them and the most difficult to get reservations. A week out you should have no issues
6 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
11:30 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3801
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-581-6464
Opened in May 1965 by Joe Allen himself, Joe Allen Restaurant in New York City has always aimed to serve good food at reasonable prices. With a casual, yet professional ambience, Joe Allen Restaurant is ideally located for several Broadway theatres, making it a great choice for a meal before or after the show. Joe Allen Restaurant in New York is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, and also serves brunch on Sunday. The regional American menu changes daily and offers a wide range of choices. Accompanying your meal, the wine list features carefully chosen selections from around the world. The bar also stocks an impressive array of imported and draught beers.
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