About us

Named after Blackwell’s Island, now known as Roosevelt Island, formerly home to New York City's penitentiary and insane asylum from 1832 to 1935. Today is a rightful part of the borough of Manhattan and it's home to over 10,000 residents Blackwell’s kitchen is open for lunch and dinner until midnight Monday-Saturday and 9 pm on Sunday serving our full menu and also from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday and Sunday for brunch. Open for lunch & dinner 7 days a week. We have an extensive assortment of beers including 18 on tap.