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Pounds & Ounces

160 Eighth Ave., New York, NY 10011 40.742093 -74.000551
at 18th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
646-449-8150 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Nouveau, American Traditional
  • Price Range: $$$

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    7 out of 10


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Mon, 4pm-12am; Tue-Thu, 12pm-12am; Fri, 12pm-1am; Sat, 11am-1am; Sun, 11am-12am

Nearby Subway Stops

A, C, E at 14th St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Delivery after 10pm
  • Online Reservation


  • Full Bar


Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

Chelsea and Meatpacking


Located on a bustling Chelsea corner, Pounds & Ounces is a nice place for a fun night with friends: an oversize bar with a marble top, a well-varied menu with approachable American fare, energetic music worthy of a celebration, and creative cocktails. It occupies the former Viceroy space but feels more like an upscale corner diner. Some of the food here succeeds: The roasted chicken with potato-cauliflower purée and rainbow Swiss chard is juicy and reliable; the pickled jalapeño deviled eggs are hearty and decadent; and the restaurant’s specialty, tuna tartare tacos, are light, fresh, and palatable. A few of the plates fall short—the grilled kale Caesar salad topped with trevisano, Parmesan, and white anchovies is overcooked and bitter, and while the duck fried rice in the Surf & Turf tuna is creamy and well seasoned, the tuna’s rub is pungently unpleasant. But the drinks and energetic atmosphere make up for it. Be sure to try a cocktail like the sweet Huckleberry Fizz with muddled blueberries, lemons, and sparkling water.

Recommended Dishes

Deviled eggs, $7; tuna tartare tacos, $14