Gramercy Tavern

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Gramercy Tavern
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Restaurant information
Established July 1994
Current owner(s) Danny Meyer, Michael Anthony, Kevin Mahan
Chef Michael Anthony
Food type New American
Rating 1 Michelin star (Michelin Guide)
Street address 42 East 20th Street (between Broadway and Park Avenue S.), in the Flatiron District in Manhattan
City New York City
State New York
Postal/ZIP Code 10003
Country United States
Coordinates 40°44′19″N 73°59′19″W / 40.738557°N 73.9885°W / 40.738557; -73.9885

Gramercy Tavern is a New American restaurant located at 42 East 20th Street (between Broadway and Park Avenue S.), in the Flatiron District in Manhattan, New York City.[1]

It is owned by Danny Meyer, along with Chef/Partner Michael Anthony and Managing Partner Kevin Mahan.[1][2][3][3][4] The pastry chef is Miroslav Uskoković.[5] The Beverage Director is Juliette Pope. The restaurant opened in July 1994.[6][7]


The menu of New American cuisine changes each season.[1][8][9][10]


The restaurant's neo-Colonial decor is soothing and elegantly rustic.[1][9][11] The restaurant can seat 130 people, the bar can accommodate 60 people, and a private dining room can seat 12–22 people.[12]

Reviews & accolades[edit]

In 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, and 2015, voters in the Zagats Survey voted it the most popular restaurant in New York City.[6][7] In 2007, the New York Times gave it three stars.[5]

In 2013, Zagats gave it a food rating of 28, referring to it as “About as perfect as a restaurant can get”.[1] It also rated it Number 1 in New York City for "Dining at the Bar," and the second most popular restaurant in New York City.[13]

Gramercy Tavern was awarded One Star by the Michelin Guide.[14]

The restaurant was named "Outstanding Restaurant of 2008" from the James Beard Foundation.

Wine Spectator awarded Best Of Award of Excellence in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.


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  1. ^ a b c d e Gramercy Tavern | Manhattan | Restaurant Menus and Reviews. Zagat. 2012. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ Steven Raichlen (2003). BBQ USA. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "New York Magazine". New York Magazine. July 18, 1994. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ Lucy Lean (2011). Made in America: Our Best Chefs Reinvent Comfort Food. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b [1]
  6. ^ a b Bo Burlingham (2007). Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big. Penguin. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b John R. Walker (2007). The Restaurant: From Concept to Operation. John Wiley and Sons. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  8. ^ Steven A. Shaw (2011). Turning the Tables: An Insider's Guide to Eating Out. HarperCollins. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b Eleanor Berman (2013). Top 10 New York City. Penguin. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  10. ^ Myka Carroll (2012). New York City For Dummies. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  11. ^ Andrew Rosenberg, Martin Dunford (2011). Pocket Rough Guide New York City. Penguin. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  12. ^ Dorothy Hamilton, Patric Kuh (2009). Chef's Story. HarperCollins. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  13. ^ Discover Restaurants in New York City. Zagat. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  14. ^ James Beard Foundation  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  15. ^ Morgan Smith Goodwin

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