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Cafe 31 Sports Bar & Grill


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol

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Maryland Crab Cake
Jumbo lump‏ crab cake, served with tartar sauce
Jumbo Party Buffalo Wings
Served with blue cheese, buffalo hot sauce, carrots, and celery
Chicken Fingers
lightly fried and served with honey mustard and French fries
Baked Clams Oreganata
Whole clams seasoned and baked with spicy bread crumbs, oregano, garlic, and fresh lemon sauce
Calamari Fritti
Fresh and tender squid deep fried till golden brown served with marinara sauce
Jalapeno Poppers
Stuffed with cheddar cheese, served with marinara sauce
Stuffed Mushrooms Piemontese
Onion, sage, cream, hot pepper, bread crumbs, and sauce made of chicken broth and vegetables
Fried Fresh Mozzarella
Fresh mozzarella dipped in egg and bread crumbs, golden fried, and served with marinara sauce
Fresh Mozzarella with Tomato and Red Onion
Served with fresh basil, and pesto, with vinaigrette dressing
Shrimp Cocktail Supreme
Jumbo shrimp served with the house cocktail sauce
Chopped Chef Salad
Lettuce, tomato, onions, pepper, fresh turkey, ham and swiss cheese topped with a vinaigrette dressing
Greek Salad Supreme
Fresh mixed greens, feta cheese, green and red peppers, kalamata olives, onions, stuffed grape leaves, with vinaigrette
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Mixed greens‏ tossed with buffalo chicken breast, tomato, celery, blue cheese, with a spicy buffalo sauce
Cracked Black Pepper Steak
Sliced over baby greens, with onions, portobello, mushrooms, crumbled blue cheese and balsamic vinaigrette
Avocado Chicken Salad
Chicken breast, bacon, blue cheese, avocado, tomato, and chopped egg over mixed greens
Blackened Fresh Salmon or Swordfish
Served over mixed green salad, with a vinaigrette or caesar dressing
Grilled chicken $+6.00
Grilled jumbo shrimp $+8.00
Classic Caesar Salad
The traditional‏ recipe with romaine lettuce, croutons, parmesan cheese, and our special caesar dressing
Fresh Calamari Salad
Fresh squid, marinated with extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, fine herbs and spices, served over crisp mixed greens
Seafood Salad
Marinated jumbo shrimp, squid, scallops, fresh jumbo lump crab meat over mixed greens, with light lemon and olive oil dressing
Made fresh daily
Old Fashioned Chicken Noodle
French onion soup
New England Clam Chowder
Lobster, Shrimp and Salmon Bisque
The Club
Fresh roasted turkey breast, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onions, and mayo served with French fries or baked potato
Grilled Chicken and Avocado Club
Grilled chicken breast with avocado, bacon, tomato, melted swiss cheese and herb mayo served with French fries or baked potato
Blackened Chicken Sandwich
Chicken breast seasoned with our own cajun spice mix served with lettuce, tomato, pickle, French fries or baked potato
Crab Cake Sandwich
Fresh jumbo lump crab cake with lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce on a bun served with French fries or baked potato
Open Steak Sandwich
USDA shell steak served with cole slaw, lettuce, tomato and French fries
Veal Cutlet Parmigiana Sandwich
Chicken Cutlet Parmigiana Sandwich
Melted mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce
Carlos Beltran Sandwich
Roast beef, grilled onions, sauteed mushrooms, peppers and American cheese
Grilled Portobello Mushroom on a Bun
A giant portabello mushroom grilled with herbs and served on a bun with lettuce, tomato, grilled red onion, melted cheese and spicy mayonnaise
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Served with pickle, French fries or baked potato, and cole slaw
Served with fresh lettuce, tomato, pickle, fries, or baked potato
10 Ounce Steak Burger 31
Our classic burger, ground fresh daily and flame grilled to order
12 Ounce Buffalo Bacon Burger
Our 12 ounce burger, ground fresh daily and smothered in spicy buffalo sauce, topped with crispy bacon and flame grilled to order
Turkey Burger
A gigantic old fashioned chop house turkey burger, low fat and delicious
Garden Burger
A blend of vegetables, rice, baked beans, garlic, onions and herbs
Seafood Basil Square Ravioli
Stuffed with shrimp, baby scallops, cheese, minced lobster meat and fresh basil
Large Goat Cheese Agnolotti (Stuffed Pasta)
Goat cheese, with caramelized shallots, chive and fresh tomato with a pink sauce and portobello mushrooms
Cajun Jambalaya Pasta
Our most popular pasta dish with jumbo shrimp and grilled chicken sauteed with onions, tomato and pepper in a light spicy cajun sauce. Available over rice, spaghetti, or linguine
Louisiana Chicken Pasta
Parmesan crusted chicken, tossed with mushrooms, pepper and onions in a spicy new orleans style sauce served over pasta
Linguine Alla Vongole
Pasta al dente with fresh little neck clams in red or white sauce
Broccoli $+4.00
Chicken $+4.00
Penne Alla Stoli Orange Vodka
A light cream and tomato sauce with orange flavored stoli vodka
Baked Ziti Bolognese
Rich meat sauce, slowly simmered with mushrooms, garlic and red wine, topped with mozzarella cheese
Fettuccine Alfredo
Butter, cream, and parmesan cheese
All of the above items served with mixed green salad
Spinach Pie
Golden crisp layers of phyllo dough, filled with fresh spinach and feta cheese
Baked layers of eggplant, chopped beef and cheese, topped with bechamel sauce
Chicken Souvlaki
Boneless breast of chicken marinated with green peppers and onions, served with rice and mushrooms
Individual $10.95
For 2 $14.95
Margherita Pizza
Topped with mozzarella, pesto, fresh basil and fresh tomato
Individual $12.95
For 2 $15.95
The Quattro Staggione
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, mushrooms, onions, prosciutto and black olives
Individual $13.95
For 2 $16.95
Pizza 31
Tomato sauce, oregano, black olives, peppers, onions and feta cheese
Individual $10.95
For 2 $14.95
Plain Pizza
Mozzarella and tomato sauce
All omelettes consist of three farm fresh eggs, served with French fries, bread and butter additional fillings available at 1.00 each (bacon, mushrooms, extra cheese, etc.) egg white 1.00 extra
Omelette 31
Omelette filled‏ with fresh mozzarella cheese, topped with sauteed asparagus, portobello mushrooms, artichokes and fresh tomato sauce
Italian omelette
Fresh tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese
Ham and Cheese Omelette
Greek Omelette
Feta, tomatoes, onions and green peppers
Grilled Skirt Steak
Tender skirt steak, sauteed with portobello mushrooms, onions and fresh rosemary, served with baked or mashed potato
USDA Choice Filet Mignon
12 Ounce‏ cut, our most tender steak
USDA Choice Ny Shell Steak
16 Ounce boneless cut
USDA Choice Porterhouse Cut Steak
22 Ounces and up, broiled the way you like it
Baby Lamb Chops
Grilled to perfection tossed with fresh rosemary, fresh garlic, olive oil, and white wine
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here for dinner 2/12/19 and was pleasantly surprised. Lovely , homey establishment with multiple large screen TV’s a quick walk from Madison Square Garden. Moderately price good food excellent attentive service. A real Jen amongst the hustle and bustle of NYC

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JudieP17
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

I go to this restaurant every time I go to a concert at MSG. It’s close to MSG, casual and has good food. They always play music of the person/group playing. Waiters are very friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ellenmc11
Reviewed 12 November 2018

I've eaten here a number of times before attending concerts at Madison Square Garden, which is located across the street. It's an upbeat restaurant, with a diverse menu, and good food. Prices are reasonable. On concert nights, they generally play music of the particular performer...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank unicorn3
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Looked for a place to eat before the Elton concert at MSG. Most places that took on-line reservations were not available to book a table between 5-7p. Saw this place on the map and gave them a call and got a reservation no problem !...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AngieTravels
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I was meeting a few friends for dinner and decided upon Cafe 31. I arrived first and sat at the bar. I have been there several times for drinks before a Ranger game but this was my first time eating there. My friends arrived and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lou329
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This has been our go-to spot to enjoy great food and drinks before any show or sporting event at MSG. Steps away from the Garden, and always playing the music of the evenings event across the street, Fausto and this crew know how to make...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kenny B
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Being a Ranger's season ticket holder, Cafe 31 was convenient for us to grab a bite being it is across the street from MSG. We will NEVER go back! The waiter overcharged us for our drinks, admitted he made a mistake when quoting the price...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank xena620
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Usually my hangout prior to a Ranger game so I am familiar with the fare served. This time we were joined by three others prior to heading across the street to see ELO. Paul greeted us at the door and sat us. Our waiter was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TheKidfromNYC
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Just walked in Off the street (didn’t even know it was there) and had a nice lunch and watched the soccer. The staff we very friendly and attentive- very friendly for NY which can be a little unfriendly at times.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank kevinrX9702ZN
Reviewed 6 March 2018

My son and I ate at this establishment recently. He loved his burger and I ordered a salad with chicken and goat cheese. It was delicious, but rather large for a lunch. I was able to take half of it to go and finish it...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 2centstraveler
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