Tavern on the Green
Tavern on the Green has meant many things to many people over its nearly century long existence. From the days of sheltering the sheep of Central Park, through its days of politicians trading confidences over lunch to its many incarnations as a gathering place for New Yorkers and citizens from all over the world, Tavern has been a place like no other. More than any other institution Tavern means to persons from every background a backdrop for their most cherished celebrations. Young brides excitedly discuss their wedding plans with friends. The famous and powerful eagerly anticipate their annual event. A grand café overlooking Central Park, Tavern on the Green is one of New York’s most dazzling dining experiences – a real show- stopper overflowing with crystal chandeliers, hand-carved mirrors, and stained glass. Nestled in its own magical gardens, Tavern on the Green exists in a fantasy-like setting. It is no wonder the critics say, "If Oz had a restaurant, this would be it!" Tavern on the Green’s renowned kitchens offer an eclectic menu of contemporary American and seasonal fare designed to appeal to a diverse clientele – from cosmopolitan meat and fish dishes and sophisticated pastas . Among some of the restaurant’s current crowd-pleasers: Lobster Bisque with Taragon Creme Fraiche, daily selection of regional oysters; rosat prime rib of beef with yorkshire pudding, yukon gold mashed potatoes, and creamy horseradish. Celebrations at Tavern on the Green dazzle the senses. With our enchanting gardens, tenting capabilities and expandable interiors, Tavern will make your event truly memorable — be it a corporate function, garden party, bar/bat mitzvah, bridal shower or storybook wedding. To assist you with all of your meeting and party-planning needs, Tavern offers a variety of in-house specialists. Create your own fantasy, and let Tavern on the Green’s in-house entertainment and events experts take care of every detail.