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54 W. 21st St., New York, NY 10010 40.740959 -73.992269
nr. Sixth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-989-0096 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: American Traditional, Eclectic/Global, Hamburgers
  • Price Range: $$

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Sun-Wed, 11:30am-midnight; Thu, 11:30am-2am; Fri-Sat, 11:30am-4am

Nearby Subway Stops

F, M at 23rd St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Singles Scene
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Online Reservation


  • Full Bar



Delivery Area

16th St. to 26th St., Park Ave. to Ninth Ave.


The first person to greet you at Plus is a bouncer, not a maitre d', a sure sign that preventing a fracas—rather than preparing the food—is the point here. Housed in the cavernous, bi-level warehouse formerly known as Chelsea Billiards (and now known as Slate), this restaurant-rec hall has been gussied up with a DJ booth, humungous plasma-screen TVs and a 54-foot fiber optic bar. Down the center run obligatory banquettes with sheet metal tabletops; the menu's signature item is a 14-inch burger cut up like a pie. With fare better suited to a cut-rate wedding and music loud enough for a stadium, conversation's not really an option so most opt for billiards: Asian-American pool-hounds and nine-to-fivers stand in Dockers-commercial clusters and try not to get stuck behind the eight ball.