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The Ainsworth

122 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001 · Manhattan
(212) 741-0645 · $$ · American
Rating: 3.0 out of 5"265 Yelp reviews ·


  • Mon - Wed11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
  • Thu - Fri11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
  • Sat10:00 AM - 2:30 AM
  • Sun10:00 AM - 1:00 AM


The Ainsworth is a multipurpose venue comprised of a full scale restaurant, bar and lounge, and event space located at 122 West 26th Street in the heart of Chelsea. Amongst the chic paisley wallpaper and the antique pine wood interior are 40 flat screen TV's waiting to showcase any media Moredisplay to create an ideal ambiance. With state of the art AV and Sound capabilities, catering facilities and multifunctional furniture and layout options, The Ainsworth is your one-stop-shop for any event.Our savory and unique 60-item dining menu touches upon everything from brunch, lunch, dinner and even delivery. In addition, we also have a full in-house catering, corporate menu which offers over 30 different platters, 40 hot and cold passed hors d'oeurvres, and 14 different buffet options to choose from as well as being able to create a menu tailored to your event needs.

Good for

Burgers · Seafood · Sandwiches

Popular menu items

Bud Light · Sweet Potato Fries · Jameson · Cod · Spinach and Artichoke Dip

General info

Business Casual · Casual · Stylish



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Jul 02, 2014 · by Kurtis P. from YelpThis is what a true NYC sports bar is. Good food, good service, good drink choices, good prices and plenty of TV's. I came here a few times for lunch business meetings during the World Cup and was very pleasantly surprised. We ordered a number of appetizers and entree's to split and everything we had … Full review
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"Jun 25, 2014 · by Ali M. from YelpIN SHORT: A massive (like really unfathomably large for New York) space that serves up good enough eats, but better drinks, all in front of some awesome TVs. The Ainsworth is a good choice if you're looking for sports bar amenities in a significantly upgraded space.THE STORY: While I wouldn't come back to … Full review
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"May 18, 2014 · by Cynthia M. from YelpHas the potential to be a really cool spot...great space, tons of tvs, decent food. Unfortunately the vibe of this place was just off on a Thursday happy hour. It felt like a work event in a conference room and didn't have a very social vibe. The staff was also hit and miss. One of the bartenders was so unfriendly … Full review
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"Apr 24, 2014 · by Connie W. from YelpWhoever did the interior design for the Ainsworth did a pretty decent job: gorgeous hardwood walls, leather seating and oak tables, an impressive set-up of flat screen TV's, and a long-ass marble bar - but who goes to a bar for the decor?Get past the impressive interior, and it's really just another typical mid … Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Apr 20, 2014 · by Sarah L. from YelpDISCLAIMER: I came here on a Tuesday night. Not sure if this review is biased due to the day of the week, either way, a great bar/restaurant should be great 7-days a week. This establishment is the epitome of mediocracy, absolutely nothing special about this place. It does seem pretty clean and well … Full review