Tavern on the Green is definitely an iconic restaurant that needs to be on the top of everyone's bucket list. Contrary to popular belief, this rustic-chic restaurant located in the heart of Central Park West isn't just for tourists but additionally native New Yorkers. The restaurant has established a tasty seasonal menu as well as an atmosphere, which celebrates the restaurant's past as a sheepfold as well as highlights the energy of recent York City, that diners' revisit for more.
Its proximity to Museum Mile, Lincoln Center, along with other staples of Central Park, for example Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, the carousel, and the Natural History Museum, just to name a few, make Tavern around the Green an ideal restaurant regardless if you are coming or going.
Executive Chef Bill Pete and his team are cooking new American cuisines like the salmon burger served having a cilantro fennel salad, yams fries, and a chili aioli or even the caramelized rack of lamb served with roasted carrots, broccoli and a honey and herb glaze. If you aren't too full in the main course, try one Chef Pete's exceptional desserts such as the peanut-butter chocolate lava cake, topped with vanilla frozen treats and peanut brittle.
Not only does the famed restaurant serve delicious lunch, dinner and weekend brunch menus, they also have refreshing cocktails as well as an incredible outdoor backdrop from the park ideal for happy hour. Tavern around the Green has a cocktail inspired by and named after each one of the five boroughs of New York, in addition to fun fruity beverages such as the raspberry tarragon limeade with Finlandia Vodka, raspberry, tarragon, and lime.
Tavern around the Green provides guests various seating options: the primary dining area, the glass window area– which spans from floor to ceiling, the courtyard, the beer garden, the south wing and terrace along with the bar room. Tavern on the Green offers walk-ins, although it is extremely recommended, but not required, to create a reservation and take-out dining options. You can even host semiprivate and private events within the iconic space.
During the excellent weather months, guests can eat and drink outside in the courtyard, especially at night when the twinkly lights are lit up within the trees. When the weather is a bit colder, you may still enjoy the view of the park in the glass windows letting in natural light into the main dining area. On Thursday and Friday evenings in addition to during weekend brunch and dinners, diners' can also enjoy live jazz music as they are taken care of through the very accommodating staff of landmark eatery.
Tavern on the Green is an unforgettable fine dining experience awaiting you to organize your visit.
Central Park West & 67th St.
New York, NY 10023