Bar and New American Restaurant · Turtle Bay
225 E 44th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY 10017, United States
Open until 2:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon
    • Noon–1:00 AM
  • Tue, Sat
    • Noon–2:00 AM
  • Wed–Fri
    • Noon–3:00 AM
  • Sun
    • Noon–11:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Visa & American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

Experience the classic American Bar in Midtown. With an open-air roof deck, extensive menu and great drinks, Overlook is your ultimate neighborhood hangout.


Based on 197 votes

People like this place

  • On CBS New York's NYC Cocktail Week 2015
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    Christiane N.
    "your typical brohan afterwork crowd"(2 Tips)
    James A.
    "Best happy hour in midtown --2x1 on everything from 2-6."(5 Tips)
    Tara S.
    "Tuesday night karaoke rocks!!!!'"(4 Tips)
    "Good deals, crowd is what you'd find in murray hill."(2 Tips)
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  • happy hour
  • karaoke
  • rooftop
  • french fries
  • afterwork
  • great value
  • turkey burgers
  • darts
  • chicken wings
  • DJs
  • cocktails
  • beer
  • scenic views
  • whiskey
  • lively
  • good for a quick meal
  • nachos
  • staff
  • vodka
  • dipping sauce
  • Kristy V.

    I guess you would like this bar if you want to pay a 20$ minimum. WHO DOES THAT?

    Kristy Voll · October 13
  • Ryan

    Come here if you have nowhere else to go

    Ryan · September 27
  • CBS New York

    They're serving special pommes frites with a special sauce during NYC Cocktail Week (July 13th through the 17th). Read more

    CBS New York · June 12
  • Nyambura N.

    The service was fast and a friendly waiter was serving.....she would not let my glass go dry

    Nyambura Njuguna · June 11
  • Amber L.

    Pommes frites with all the dipping sauces. My vote is for the red pepper aioli

    Amber Lockwood · October 12, 2014
  • JahMakan S.

    Great atmosphere. Pool table on certain nights available. Has two levels each with as bar. Awesome cartoon walls...

    JahMakan Samuels · August 24, 2014
  • Matt L.

    Proper dive bar, great wings, happy hour. Hotly recommended.

    Matt L · July 9, 2014
  • Lorgio J.

    Outdoor space would be nice....if you didn't have so many jackoffs smoking.

    Lorgio Jimenez · May 2, 2014
  • David H.

    Pinnacle vodka cocktails are free at Overlook! Sign up free to reserve at: http://www.bevbucks.com/nycmidtown/pinnacle-overlook-nyc

    David Hibbert · January 14, 2014
  • Mahon B.

    Everyone tip dan extra tonight... It's his bday

    Mahon Brown · December 4, 2013
  • Jason B.

    If your an Oklahoma Sooner fan, this is the place to be come football season. This place has been home to the Sooner faithful for 5 years, the roof deck is awesome in September!

    Jason Bligen · July 3, 2013
  • Jenn L.

    Don't get the nachos.

    Jenn Lee · June 21, 2013
  • Ricki L.

    Omg the fries, get them.

    Ricki Lepkowski · June 21, 2013
  • Engin C.

    Drop by if you like sports bars, berr and food combination. Very friendly staff, too.

    Engin Cilasun · June 15, 2013
  • Jesse K.

    just... no.

    Jesse Kaplan · May 17, 2013
  • RDW

    Christmas ornaments on the ceiling, great air conditioning in the summer, good outdoor space, halfway decent burger too, not the best crowd Read more

    RDW · April 27, 2013
  • MurphGuide.com

    get there early for the tailgate party

    MurphGuide.com · February 3, 2013
  • Ruby S.

    This has become a home away from home not only because of the great deals and good food but everyone on the staff always makes you feel welcome!!

    Ruby Santiago · December 21, 2012
  • Dominic K.

    If you're a Bears fan, this place ROCKS!!!:P

    Dominic Kowalczyk · November 4, 2012
  • Rob D.

    Cool place to catch a Bears game when you're in Manhattan. Very cool atmosphere here!

    Rob Duque · November 4, 2012
  • Haithem E.

    You wouldn't think it at first, but the food here is amazing

    Haithem E · November 4, 2012
  • Nicki D.

    Really fun place. The bartenders are so much fun and breath fire and whiskey in yo face!

    Nicki Doyamis · August 15, 2012
  • PHD

    Happy Hour until 6 pm on weekdays!

    PHD · July 30, 2012
  • Kate F.

    One of my favorite places! All the bartenders are fun and friendly and food is great.

    Kate Flynn · June 6, 2012
  • Danielle F.

    Plain and simple, Get the mac&cheese.

    Danielle Faglione · May 18, 2012
  • Eric G.

    Avoid the clap: don't use the bathroom.

    Eric Goeres · April 3, 2012
  • Dana H.

    Karaoke night!

    Dana Humphrey · December 31, 2011
  • Marie C.

    Check out "The Name Game". One lucky person drinks free each night from 5-8pm! I got bombed on my night!

    Marie Corleone · December 13, 2011
  • blair

    The green salad - actually really good. Not at all bar salad.

    blair · November 13, 2011
  • Tina G.

    One of the bartenders used to be on 7th Heaven!

    Tina G. · October 5, 2011
  • amNewYork

    Overlook offers a venue to enjoy drinks and food on the restaurant’s roof. In the colder months, patrons can stay indoors and enjoy karaoke, pool and darts.

    amNewYork · October 3, 2011
  • Tara S.

    Tuesday night karaoke rocks!!!!'

    Tara Spence · August 30, 2011
  • Vinnie C.

    at overlook nyc - doin my video dj thing for the afterwork party!

    Vinnie Campisi · August 4, 2011
  • MikeyBones

    Good deals, crowd is what you'd find in murray hill. Enjoy the roofdeck during the summer.

    MikeyBones · June 12, 2011
  • James A.

    Best happy hour in midtown --2x1 on everything from 2-6. Try to get Patrick for your bartender. The best--NYC lad from upper east side, way cool and plugged in. My man. And he's my neighbor on UES.

    James Arnold · March 10, 2011
  • Boniface L.

    Pommes frites are addictive! Comes w chipotle lime dipping, would try something different next time

    Boniface Law · March 10, 2011
  • ドーラ

    Happy hour 2:1 starts at 3pm on weekdays. Great bartenders. The lounge is often buzzing and fun.

    ドーラ · March 7, 2011
  • Courtney

    Bear Down!

    Courtney · January 16, 2011
  • Dan O.

    Best bar in NYC. Great deals, great food, great staff!

    Dan O'Neil · December 29, 2010
  • Tasha C.

    The french fries are my guilty pleasure at this place.

    Tasha Coffman · September 26, 2010
  • The Corcoran Group

    Daily 2-for-1 happy hour specials and Karaoke on Tuesday nights. Arkansas fans can watch all the games and dine on Fried Bocconcini Mozzarella Balls.

    The Corcoran Group · September 13, 2010
  • Cory R.

    Try the fries, they are amazing!

    Cory R · September 11, 2010
  • Tristan H.

    Beware of that $20 credit/debit card min.

    Tristan Henry-Wilson · August 19, 2010
  • Roz

    Close to my office.

    Roz · August 5, 2010
  • Christiane N.

    great view cheap beer but expect to find your typical brohan afterwork crowd similar to what you would find in Murray Hill

    Christiane Nickel · May 28, 2010
  • Cherisse H.

    Great drink deals and a rooftop deck.

    Cherisse Hendrix · May 19, 2010
  • Sean M.

    Beers on the roof Read more

    Sean Murph · April 13, 2010
  • Courtney

    2-4-1 drinks from 2-6 pm

    Courtney · March 18, 2010
  • Julie L.

    Try the turkey burger at the overlook. Claimed to be the best in NYC! Try their famous pomme frites & choose your dipping sauces. Then get 2 for 1 drinks. What a deal! Read more

    Julie Lindenman · November 24, 2009

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