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The Ellington

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936 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10025 40.800714 -73.965906
at 106th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-222-4050 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Gastropub
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

theellingtonny.com

Hours

Sun-Thu, 11am-2am; Fri-Sat, 11am-4am

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at 103rd St.; B, C at 103rd St.

Prices

$9-$18

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out
  • WiFi

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

This Upper West Side bar/restaurant peddles solid gastropub fare that’s satisfying, familiar, and affordable. Start the night unwinding with a beer or seasonal cocktail (sangrias in summer, Irish coffees in winter), and order the crunchy-yet-melting cod fish and chips. Or choose one of the burgers—even the beet and quinoa salad—instead. The hearty bison burger comes topped with vanilla caramelized onions and gorgonzola, and you'll see lots of them going around the restaurant. The menu, a mash-up of classic British and American bar food, is enjoyable. "You've got to find some way of saying it without saying it," reads a Duke (as in Ellington) quote on the wall, and the space communicates an unassuming warmth through its wooden chairs and "country kitchen" paneling. Expect intramural teams laughing at the bar, families and couples leaning in over sausage and mash, and an all-around homey feeling throughout.

Recommended Dishes

Fish and chips, $16; bison burger, $16

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