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The Ginger Man

Not Rated.
The Ginger ManThe Ginger Man
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

266 Ratings
Ratings: 266
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.91%
Taps: 72
Bottles: 160
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

11 E 36th St
New York, New York, 10016-3318
United States
phone: (212) 532-3740

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @thegingermannyc

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Reviews by rdrummer:
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4.45/5  rDev +5%

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Ginger Man. I loved walking in and being faced by over 60 beer taps and two hand pumps. Between the 60 draughts and the 100 or so bottled beers, many of which I've never had the chance to taste, the selection was awesome.

I sampled a number of beers in addition to the ones that I actually paid for so it was my kind of service. The bartender was knowledgeable, friendly and took a lot of time discussing the beer with me. Of course, I had my BA hat on so maybe that was the reason.

I found the prices reasonable for Manhatten. Some of the bottles are pricey but it would take me many moons to get beyond the draft selection.

The food was excellent. The bartender got the soup wrong in her description so she comped the soup. Three of us got out under $60 for about five or six drafts, soups, sandwiches or salads. I consider that a bargain. Well, considering tip, it was higher but worth it.

I will definitely be making a return trip on my next visit to NYC, but there are many other spots that I also hope to visit.

rdrummer, Sep 01, 2004
More User Reviews:
Photo of Gajo74
4.75/5  rDev +12%

This place is awesome! A beautiful midtown pub with a classic looking wood bar decor and cool retro pictures. The real deal for NY ambience and not a cheesy tourist trap unlike some of its midtown neighbors.
The selection is overwhelmingly huge! There is a printed menu, updated daily, as well as a chalk board that lists beers from all styles imaginable. I had a Belgian style Tripel and an IPA, both excellent. They also have food. One of my companions was having a hot dog with sauerkraut. Later, we ordered a hot pretzel that was to die for!
This is a big and crowded bar. Normally I shy away from these types of places, but the crowd was mature, (no frat boys or meat heads), the noise level was reasonable and luckily I was able to get a seat. I have to hand it to the barmaids! As I said, the place was packed and they were slammed with orders. Yet they were able to stay attentive and I had no trouble getting my orders.

Gajo74, Oct 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

StephRai, Sep 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

JStewart00, Sep 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

rojapa, Sep 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

AlexM, Sep 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

HoppyBeerSista, Sep 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12%

Best Mid-Town bar. Casket-treated beers are awesome. Excellent whiskey menu also!

jalfa88, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

sunnytropic, Aug 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Highbury09, Aug 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

JoeMans, Aug 03, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +4.7%

Had some time to kill waiting for my train from Penn Station, so I picked this place over the other pubs on the same street based on their advertisement for Sierra Nevada Beer Camp. Silly but I guess advertisement works.

Atmosphere - Nice and comfortable, booths, tables, or bar. I chose table by an outlet to recharge phone.

Quality - Club sandwich was tasty, perfect to compliment my flight of four beers

Service - Waitress was knowledgable and friendly.

Beer selection was great, had beers not available in NH.

Overall I would recommend and go back if in the area again.

ArmOnFire, Aug 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

sunofneurot, Jul 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Hutch517, Jul 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

kingjohnh, Jul 21, 2014
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mattyrubes, Jul 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12%

Ajmorriso1, Jul 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

rollom, Jul 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.2%

JKIPA05, Jul 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Ant4711, Jul 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

WanderlustNJ, Jul 08, 2014
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Bwagner1122, Jul 02, 2014
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AmitC, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

dtomes, Jun 23, 2014
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The Ginger Man in New York, NY
94 out of 100 based on 266 ratings.