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The Ginger Man

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

259 Ratings
Ratings: 259
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.93%
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 sleazo:
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sleazo

New York

3.18/5  rDev -24.8%

I have been to this place more than a few times over the years for two reasons. One I have had a few friends who work in midtown. Two they know I love good beer and the Gingerman has a wide selection. However given these things, I don't really like the place.

The atomosphere is decent enough aesthetically I suppose, high ceilings and a generally nice decor. However there is some sort of dull quality here. Not quite generic but sort of dull despite the decent trappings. On slow days the place is just that, but with no convivial feel. On crowded days it is hell on Earth, filled with midtown banker types who don't really seem to like beer. The types of people who will rave about mediocre beer X from country Z for the sole fact that they think others have not heard of it thereby giving it cachet.

The bartenders are quick enough but have never seemed too friendly which adds to the antiseptic like feel.

Selection wise they have a lot of beers. They even have some beers a BA may have not had and appreciate. This literally saves the place for me. Other than that they have a wide selection of mediocre beers that really won't thrill you other than by sheer volume.

On my last visit a Rogue Hazelnut was $7.50 I believe.

Don't get fooled by the sheer number of beers here, this place really is not that special.

03-25-2008 04:16:16 | More by sleazo
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sunnytropic

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-20-2014 17:37:26 | More by sunnytropic
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Highbury09

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-12-2014 13:33:11 | More by Highbury09
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JoeMans

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-03-2014 06:01:51 | More by JoeMans
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ArmOnFire

New Hampshire

4.44/5  rDev +5%

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.

08-01-2014 21:51:30 | More by ArmOnFire
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sunofneurot

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-29-2014 23:41:22 | More by sunofneurot
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Hutch517

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-27-2014 14:29:59 | More by Hutch517
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kingjohnh

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-21-2014 20:00:31 | More by kingjohnh
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mattyrubes

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-21-2014 17:53:31 | More by mattyrubes
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Ajmorriso1


4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-12-2014 19:47:09 | More by Ajmorriso1
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The Ginger Man in New York, NY
94 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.