Centered around a hearty, rustic menu shaped by local, seasonal ingredients, Tavern on the Green invites patrons into a warm, celebratory gathering space that captures the spirit of Central Park and the energy of New York City.
Originally designed by Calvert Vaux and built in 1870 to house the sheep that grazed in Central Park's Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green has proudly served locals, presidents, royalty, artists, actors, and first-time visitors since 1934.
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Originally designed by Calvert Vaux, Tavern on the Green was built as a sheep fold in the 1880’s to house the 700 Southdown sheep that grazed in Central Park’s Sheep Meadow. Robert Moses transformed the building in to a restaurant in 1934,
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Once in your life you must have a meal at Tavern on the Green! Iconic and beautiful place to enjoy a great day or night.
Pros: Beautiful restaurant, great food and wonderful history. Great value and perfect before or after the theatre!
Cons: Can't think one - unless they are booked when you want to go.
Delicious food and wonderful service!