The Lion

$ $ $
62 W 9th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave)
New York, NY 10011
(212) 353-8400
5:30pm - 10:00pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm
5:30pm - 11:00pm
5:30pm - 11:00pm
5:30pm - 11:00pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm



  • Yes, the food is great but what we like even more to get at The Lion is a photo with a celebrity. Talk about paparazzi central, The Lion is one of the biggest celebrity hot spots in New York City. Loo
  • Cant get into the Waverly? Then youre in luck. The Lion offers the same chef, menu, environment and clientele of the famous West Village spot but reservations can be made over the phone.
  • Vintage flea market portraits and "Daily News" photos of boxers and gangsters give this John DeLucie hotspot an undeniable Americana feel. Go for brunch, and make sure to order the truffled baguette.
  • This West Village hot spot wanted ivy creeping up its 1839 facade, so they installed fake ivy made of silk. But the Landmarks Preservation Commission ordered it taken down.
  • Voted coolest bathroom in New York by an informal poll of Varun Shettys in 2014. Also, there's a secret room on the left before the bathroom entrance.
  • Brussel Sprouts are out of this world.
  • yes yes, people.. it's a scene here.
  • A favorite for private soirees, this 2-story Village den will feel like you've made a discovery until you spot Ashton and Demi sitting among the leather couches and weathered picture frames.
  • You made it in! Order a big drink and a burger, some extra fries, something with an egg. Now, whos here we recognize from Page Six?
  • Pretty darn sceney- on a monday night, brooke shields, andre balasz, and seth meyers there. It's a more spacious Waverly Inn with better food and more down to earth service. Nice bar area.
  • The spiced duck breast is life changing. Seriously.
  • no longer the "white hot" resto from a few years back but still delicious.. a gorgeous & transporting room.. feels like Europe.
  • The expensive gnocchi is amazing.
  • Ask the server for the key to the art on the walls!
  • Once you get a reservation, youll be treated to a fun and interesting dining experience. Get a custom cocktail and then have the Special Blend Burger or the Delmonico Steak!
  • You haven't really made it until you see the private party room.
  • After ordering the infamous lobster pot pie or their signature burger with fried pork belly at this A-list hangout, make sure you gaze over at the Basquiat and the LaChapelle on the wall.
  • Overpriced and a bit silly. That said, they make a mean old fashioned and the space is warm and cozy.
  • Burratta for appetizer dish is a great choice! The pasta with bolognese was also a delicious entree
  • Don't expect to be seated within an hour of your scheduled reservation, avoid making timely plans afterward.

Nearby places

18 Greenwich Ave (at W 10th St)
172 Waverly Pl (at Christopher St)
W 4th St (btwn MacDougal St & University Pl)