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Charley O's

713 Eighth Ave., New York, NY 10036 40.759062 -73.988501
at 45th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-977-0025 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: American Traditional
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Official Website

rieserestaurants.com

Nearby Subway Stops

1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, S at Times Sq.-42nd St.; A, C, E at 42nd St.-Port Authority Bus Terminal

Prices

$15.39-$26.99

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Dine at the Bar
  • Live Music
  • Lunch
  • Theater District

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

This venue is closed.

While Charley O's has the manufactured whiff of a chain—it’s part of a local franchise-owning restaurant group—this meat-and-potatoes saloon is also imbued with an olde Gotham slant, right down to the retro claim “fine food and drink.” The interior certainly recalls an earlier era: Warm-toned walls are hung with black-and-white cityscapes, and low-rent jazz ensembles play on weeknights. If the menu's formulaic and the prices inflated, that’s to be expected given the tourist clientele. At least the kitchen shows some flair: Charcoal-grilled chicken breast comes with garlic-flecked string beans and buttermilk potatoes mashed with the skins. And ultimately, ending your visit to this city or this restaurant with an airy wedge of Lindy’s cheesecake is never a bad thing.

Comedy Club

Joe "The King of Nostalgia” Franklin used to have his restaurant here, and the Joe Franklin Comedy Club still operates out of a faded room in the back.

Recommended Dishes

Grilled breast of chicken $21.79; petite Caesar salad $8.99; Lindy’s cheesecake $8.69

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