So my boyfriend and I went there this afternoon for lunch after having passed by and thinking it looked like a good place to eat, and knowing the history of the original place. It seems like a good place to throw back a beer, but i have to say, from a food perspective, it is the worst. I had a grilled chicken sandwich [with a slice of cheddar, a slice of apple and sweet onion [which weren't]] and he had a Chicken Salad. The sandwich was a tasteless waste bland chicken. To boot, none of the sandwiches come with any sides which is a BIG deal when you're paying $12.50. If we had wanted fries we had to pay an extra $4.80 which I found simply ridiculous considering the cost of the sandwich alone. The salad was mediocre as well and certainly not worth the $16 price tag. Oh, the pickle was good. Our waitress was less than mediocre and carried a "who cares" attitude which made the whole dining experience even worst. It's a shame that the new owners are looking no more than to cash in on the original and it's famed history instead of really creating something new. The original was a raw old time saloon with befitting [and satisfying] saloon grub. This is neither a saloon nor a restaurant. Tourists BEWARE!
· Pros: Convenient to Lincoln Center; spacious by NYC standards
· Cons: Tasteless bland food, overpriced, unfriendly staff
· Overall user rating: Not Recommended