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The Coliseum Bar & Restaurant

312 W. 58th St., New York, NY 10019 40.767738 -73.983213
nr. Eighth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-977-3523 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Irish/English
  • Price Range: $$$

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Official Website

thecoliseumpub.com

Hours

Mon-Sat: 11am-2am; Sun, noon-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

1, A, B, C, D at 59th St.-Columbus Circle

Prices

$15.95-$30.95

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

Much like the bland Robert Moses-era convention center for which it’s named, The Coliseum epitomizes urban banality: It serves its purpose (ample booze and inoffensive carbs) without much personality or style. An institution since the late 1970s, the pub was renovated in 2004, supplementing its bar-snack menu with entrees like Parmesan-sprinkled Angel Hair Primavera and pub standard Shepherd’s Pie. But the stone tile floors and exposed brick, paired with walls painted retirement-home coral and butter-yellow, seem institutional and dated. ESPN-blaring flat screens and ceiling-mounted speakers outblast most (sober) conversation. Still, tourists and day-jobbers wash down passable onion rings and scallion-loaded potato skins (piled with sour cream from clear plastic cups) with their Stella and Blue Moon brews. Juicy burgers are fine for diet-blowing flavor; the Super Burger variation is a gargantuan, tasty mountain of beef, cheese, bacon, sautéed onions, and mushrooms, crowned with BBQ sauce.

Bar Hours

Bar stays open until 4 a.m. nightly

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