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Hop Devil Grill

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Hop Devil GrillHop Devil Grill
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

91 Ratings
Ratings: 91
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.76%
Taps: 24
Bottles: 60
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

129 Saint Marks Pl
New York, New York, 10009-5158
United States
phone: (212) 533-4468

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @hopdevilgrill

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Photo of jamesmbirchnyc
3.41/5  rDev -16.4%

Happened into Hop Devil this afternoon and sat down at the bar prepared to try a few brews. The overall atmosphere was very quiet (perhaps since it was Sunday) and our service was okay.

I get the feeling that HPG doesn't really know what kind of bar its trying to be. The bartender didn't really know a whole lot about the beers or even where they were located on the taps. The beer menu looked cheap and relatively simple.

The worst part was that I have an AHA beer member card which enables me a 15% discount at all partcipating locations. The HDG advertises as such in the Zymurgy magazine however the bartender refused to give me the discount citing the fact that my bill wasn't very much anyways.

Not impressed. Sorry, I wish I could say something nice.

jamesmbirchnyc, Sep 27, 2009
Photo of Nickls
3.94/5  rDev -3.4%

(From notes)

Finally visited after the "redo" to HDG. Overall, not a bad spot, but somehow I feel like it's not quite as good as it once was.

The southwestern US theme that is going on is a bit trite and seems a little silly, but it's not hard to look past it since it really just feels like the ownership just threw up some new pieces of flair and paint. It was pretty chill on a Thursday evening after work, though.

The tap list wasn't bad, but nothing terribly rare. Solid enough, and decently priced for a pint in the area. The bottle list was a little underwhelming, and the one Cantillon brew that I ordered was actually out of stock.

Overall, not a bad spot, but I don't think I will feel compelled to revisit unless I hear that they have something interesting on tap. Way too many other places in the surrounding area that I would go to first.

Nickls, Aug 23, 2009
Photo of TheDeuce
3.88/5  rDev -4.9%

Nice Southwest Cuisine style place in the Village, large beautiful tap system with various micros and macros. I was able to try three beers here that I couldn't find anywhere else. Server was new so she didn't know much, I can let that go I guess. Beers were served correctly.

Food is southwestern, I had a spicy burrito with vegetables that was very good. I had nachos for an appetizer but it wasn't very good.

Atmosphere is a mix of frat boy partying and serious beer geekery, a good happy hour brings lots of people out.

Overall, great place, deserves the hype.

TheDeuce, Aug 11, 2009
Photo of david18
4.8/5  rDev +17.6%

I think this is my favorite place in the city even though I hardly get a chance to go there. It's in the east village and has the best selection of bottles, drafts and rotating drafts.

I've tried so many beers there for the first time including the hop head red and some ale smith selections. It's also the first place i ever saw Russian River beers as well as Port Brewing/Lost Abbey beers. Was also the first time I drank Absinthe.

If you're ever anywhere neat this place I would recommend you go there.

david18, Jul 20, 2009
Photo of otnemem
4.4/5  rDev +7.8%

I moved into the East Village about a month ago, and hadn't found a good local beer bar, until now. Probably the best draft selection in the area, besides Spitzer's, while being much more reasonable. Their happy hour is fantastic, half off all drafts from 5-8, M-F (even though the sign outside only says 5-7), making all pints $3-3.50. There are also a lot of great food specials ($1 Taco Tuesdays are incredible). The food is very solid, great Tacos, decent wings. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, not only being more than happy to give you samples when you ask, but often giving them out unsolicited if they think there is something you might like. The atmosphere isn't anything special, it feels like what it is, a Mexican restaurant/bar, but there is usually a decent music and a few interesting people to talk to. Highly recommended if you're in the area, especially if you feel like some Mexican and can catch happy hour.

otnemem, Jul 14, 2009
Photo of smithflipper
4.6/5  rDev +12.7%

Wandering dwon St. Marks just happened to bump into this place.

Decent selection, very friendly service. Great view of the park and a perfect place to try some great micros on a sunny day.

Rotating selection, I only got to go there once but i can imagine you'd never get bored. Didn't try the food as i was saving myself for the BBQ Fest.

Bar staff were friendly, knowledgable and very helpful. Gave me plenty of samples of all the beers.

I had a great time here, will always stop in if I'm back in NYC. Cant beat the location and the friendly atmosphere.

smithflipper, Jul 07, 2009
Photo of beerwinemead
5/5  rDev +22.5%

The Hop Devil is so cool. I just found it last week and now I am hooked. I am just starting to learn all about beer now, and the bartender there, Michael, is sweet and told me if I want to learn, I have to go to beeradvocate.com and here I am!

He also told me to go to their mead party, and I went last night. I have never heard of mead being on tap anywhere, and they have three on tap! There is also 27 other taps with all kinds of beers as well. The vibe is really, really exceptional. Everyone is so nice, the music is so rocking, and the back lounge is so cozy. I got to meet the mead brewer and he was really informative.

Prices are good here. If you go on Tuesday, they have a special deal on tacos where they are only a dollar each! The best deal is the wings though. Buffalo wings here are soo good. The quality of the beer and wings makes for a good value. All week there are deals here, so its different every day. The service is super friendly.

beerwinemead, Jun 17, 2009
Photo of NYCervezero28
2.6/5  rDev -36.3%

My friends and I had been going there for some time and we always liked it. Went back there recently and it has gone downhill... the beer menu is SIGNIFICANTLY smaller. The service was always not all THAT, but this time around I had to go to the bar EVERYTIME despite being seated at a table with a party of three for over three hours! They don't have the plethora of beers up on the boards the way they used to... because there aren't as many. They got rid of the jukebox which was REALLY good). Nahhh... this place is done in my book. Which is too bad, because it used to be my go-to joint on Fridays and Saturdays.

NYCervezero28, Apr 19, 2009
Photo of astrasday
4/5  rDev -2%

Finally got to go to Hop Devil last weekend after walking by countless times while it was being renovated. First, let me start off by saying that at 6:00 on a Friday night, this place was shockingly quiet. There is a reasonably sized bar. Most of the space is open with tables scattered about the place with table service offered. I imagine if it was a crowded night, I would be thankful for this extra breathing room and places to sit with the hopes of getting served instead of clawing your way up to the bar. But, that night, it was weirdly quiet.

Service was good. The bartender was affable, easy to talk to and didn't push me to pile on the drinks. She also gave me a tasting pour of the standard Gonzo to compare it to the barrel aged I was trying. Thoughtful for sure.

With roughly 20 or so taps, there was a good smattering of beers to choose from. They just had a Flying Dog night previous so I had a few of their offerings (which happy hour didn't apply to) and a smattering of other things. I would like to see what their line up would be without a brewery night, but I wasn't complaining.

I didn't get a chance to order food as I just wanted a few drinks and get on my way, but the wings looked good and they focused on Mexican cuisine if I'm not mistaken.

The value was fairly reasonable. The happy hour price was insane. I got a pint of St. Nicholaus Bock Bier for 3 bucks. Tough to argue with that. I was left wanting a bit more of a pour from the $7.50 barrel aged Gonzo, but, it IS a hard to find beer and it IS in NYC, so I was overall happy with the prices.

I would see myself going back there again, but I don't think I would make it my go-to destination. I am still too damn partial to Blind Tiger.

astrasday, Jan 29, 2009
Photo of newyawker
5/5  rDev +22.5%

I went to the Hop Devil Grill last night and all I can say is...awesome! They have an amazing beer selection with over 30 draft beers if you include their lounge and a large sized bottled beer selection as well. I don't think there is another beer bar in town that can compete with their Mexican food. I had a soup type dish called pozole I think, and it was fabulous. It came with hot tortillas and a bunch of toppings to ad as I saw fit. I also had the tilapia and shrimp fajitas and it is was a really great flavor combination when paired with the Rogue Chipotle Ale. My friend raved about his chicken wings and ancho pork burrito. Angela, their beautiful waitress took good care of us and gave us champagne, hats, whistles and confetti to help bring in the New Year. As far as their atmosphere, it is spacious and decorated nicely with Southwestern type signs, lizards, cacti and and really nice coloring. The lounge which used to sell strictly Belgian beer I am told is comfy with couches, coffee tables and is a little more relaxed than the larger "grill" side next door. I finished off the evening with a large bottle of Abbaye des Rocs Grand Cru. I will be back soon and it looks like the East Village is really beginning to compete with Brooklyn as having the best beer bars in the city.

newyawker, Jan 02, 2009
Photo of DrJay
3.88/5  rDev -4.9%

I visited this place a few times last summer, so this review is from several sets of notes. The location is easy to find in the East Village, not too far a walk from the subway, and close to several other interesting beer bars. The decor wasn't what I normally look for in a bar, with plenty of TVs showing sports, but I thought the bar was fairly nice with the tap list up above written in chalk. Pretty extensive tap list too, probably 20-25 taps, mostly US craft covering a lot of styles and regions. I ended up having a Kuhnhenn 4th Dementia on one visit, which I thought was pretty cool. Service was good, although I only stopped in during the day when it wasn't overly busy. I didn't get to try the Belgian Room, since it didn't open until later in the day. Overall, definitely a worthy stop, especially if you're already in this part of town.

DrJay, Dec 29, 2008
Photo of bonbini26
4/5  rDev -2%

Went here on a Friday Night

Hop Devil Grill - Pretty good vibe on a Friday night for a 20-30 crowd, good mix of music playing too, which you don't find at many beer bars for some reason.

Many beers available in 1L Mugs, i can already hear some BA's saying thats over doing it and theres no need for that. But for $11 in Manhattan, a 1L of Harpoon Glacier Harvest Wet Hop or Elysian Immortal IPA, which i had, i say cheers. Pretty diverse tap list and 1 cask line. Didn't really take notice of the bottle list, plenty on tap, something for everyone from weiss beers to barleywines

Friendly bartenders, all willing to give a decent size sample of w/e beer you would like to try. I didn't have any of the food while i was there but the menu is mostly bar food, small bites, etc.

Belgian Room - A lot less crowded and more laid back crowd. The bottle selection was excellent with all the usual Belgians you would expect and few more and most were at a reasonable prices. I would have liked to see a few more Belgians on tap (Capt. Lawrence Pumpkin (so-so), Ommegang Abbey, Delirium, an IPA, Roedbach Grand Cru. I believe the food menu is the same here

Overall, i really liked both places, i know there are a few other beer bars in the area, but i was fine staying here all night.

bonbini26, Oct 27, 2008
Photo of leftmindedrighty
3.88/5  rDev -4.9%

This was our last stop of the Philly Does New York trip. Technically, this was two stops. As we had to leave to go next door to the Belgian Room.

The Hop Devil side really let me down within the first minute of being there. We arrived and immediately looked at the tap list. They had two Kuhnhenn beers listed as "on-tap". Well, my heart skipped a beat, and I proceeded to order the Raspberry Eisbock. Apparently that beer had kicked right before we got there. That was disappointment number 1. Then I ordered the other Kuhnhenn beer on tap. Upon filling my friend Matt's glass, the keg kicked. Luckily, I got a taste of his and thanked myself it kicked. It tasted like cough syrup, so I was only mad at the missing of the Raspberry Eisbock.

Service was solid, and we enjoyed the hell out of the Frites and other muchies. I highly recommend the frites, as they sauces were awesome, as were the actual frities.

The Belgian Room was a bit of a let down, considering that I had thought this would be the best of the trip. Tap selection was solid, but nothing that we can't get here in Philly. Granted, Philly invented the Belgian Beer scene, so I guess I shouldn't have had my hopes up.

Solid stop for sure, and one I will frequent again when I'm in the area.

leftmindedrighty, Aug 25, 2008
Photo of biegaman
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%

August 2008.

The Hop Devil Grill is located in and around Manhattan's chic and trendy East Village neighborhood. This a scene chalk full of funky boutiques, eccentric shopping, extremely posh nightclubs, and a wonderfully vibrant nightlife. We decided to stop in for a drink or two before taking it all in, and I'm glad we did.

The place itself is fairly minimal: a bar area with high stools and comfortable standing room; a tabled area with seats behind that; and yet another section of tables and chairs, this one even more plain and bare. This part also curiously empty even on a Friday night. Although their selection made me - an avid beer enthusiastic - feel right at home I must admit that the ambiance is scant. The whole feel of the place, in my experience, was just meager.

The atmosphere was defined only by stickers of various beer labels plastered to the walls and above those the varieties of beer themed memorabilia that hanged. On display also was a long lineup of previously drank large sized cans, some a tad rusted, many of which once held malt liquor. We visited during the Olympics and so large projections filled its bare walls with sports. Whether for these reasons, or from the crowd (a majority of whom appeared to be between the ages of 21 and 28) I couldn't help but associate the Hop Devil Grill to a kind of college pub.

Although I saw food menus I didn't really have a chance to look them over, much less order anything. This really couldn't have phased me any less as I was more than carried away with their bottle and draft selections which, it can be said, was among some of the best in the city. Their prices too, still similar to the other must-see bars in NYC, were the cheapest I recall.

Their tap list numbered close to 25, nearly all of which were American craft beers. A good number of breweries and states were represented as was a variety of styles, ranging from pale ales and wheat beer to barleywines and imperial stouts. I had no problem choosing my two drinks and would have had no problem choosing a bunch more, if time had permitted.

"The Belgian Room", an extension of the Hop Devil Grill, offered another 5 taps and an additional list of at least 30 more bottles, exclusively Belgian. I really liked this concept and had higher expectations of the Belgian Room, that it might be the classier alter-ego to the Hop Devil, but I was mistaken. Its bar may have been a little smaller but it was certainly no more quaint. Again, little decor or ambiance. I opted to return back.

I would see the coolest thing I've ever witnessed at a bar there that night. Waiting to order (which didn't take long, the bar service was beyond excellent) stood beside a young girl. When the bartender asked us from behind her shoulder what we'd be having to drink this unassuming young lady politely asked for a Bud Light.

Slowly, the bartender would turn her neck and unleash onto this girl the most sinister and degrading stare. She continued peering with a look partly of shame, partly of pity, and partly of insult. Reproachfully she continued, humiliating the girl with disgrace, until finally - still without acknowledging the girls request - turned to me ...
"I'll have a Captain Lawrence DIPA".
"Good" she replied.

biegaman, Aug 19, 2008
Photo of NeroFiddled
3.88/5  rDev -4.9%

The Hop Devil appears to have been a diner in its former life. The stainless steel door entryway gives it away, as does the floor. Hmmm, now that I think about it, I guess the curves along the ceiling imply that too. And, it works! It's a comfortable place (unless it get really crowded). The draft selection is great, and there are quite a few gems in the bottled form too.

Service has always been good for me. Not great, but OK.

The food is OK. Pricey - even for NY in the far east Village. Big pretzel $5, chicken fingers $9, fried zucchini $8, bacon cheeseburger $14, brats w/ cabbage $16. ... ... ... bacon cheeseburger $14??? WTF?

Beer prices are OK... as expected at least.

Worth trying? I'm not sure. There are so many other places that I'm not sure I'd give this the nod right upfront. Probably. Probably worth trying.

NeroFiddled, Aug 06, 2008
Photo of sholland119
4/5  rDev -2%

The last stop on our pub crawl of New York so the memory is not as detailed as it might be.

Both the Grill and the Belgian Room were surprisingly empty for a prime time Saturday evening, even in July. dba was packed to the gills at the same time. The bar had a nice atmosphere, especially on the Grill side, nicely dark, a good number of stools.

The Grill draft list was good, with 25 taps. A Hebrew event earlier in the week meant that I could try the Lenny's on tap for the first time. Very nice. This was supplemented by a bottle list of about 60 with origins spanning the globe. I was less thrilled by the choices at the Belgian Room, but that's a failing of my palate, not the place. It is what it says it is.

Service was attentive and pleasant.

HV

sholland119, Jul 15, 2008
Photo of SeanRedd
3.88/5  rDev -4.9%

Why not? The list is impressive...the bottles naturally more expensive than should be, but hey, viva la NYC. The food is good, artesenal focus; get cultured via simple dishes. The staff is friendly but uneducated, dont ask these girls for proper glassware nor the difference between their gueze and lambics. Cozy, quiet, dark, warm, and loving...the Belgian room is a great way to avoid the crowd; the crowd, especially on St. Marks, are chugging PBR's at the local hole in the wall. Be proud you are set aside from the masses.

SeanRedd, Jul 15, 2008
Photo of PEBKAC
3.39/5  rDev -16.9%

Time to reminisce.

I was almost a regular at this place before my paycheck got cut in half. If you consider twice a month in a good month a regular. :P

Usually late on Wednesdays, or whenever they had taco night, I always ended up walking in right after the kitchen closed. Easily only a handful of people in there each time, the attention was nice. The bartenders were practically coming off a conveyor belt back then, but it made for decent conversation, as you practically taught them as much as they taught you.

Before New Beer & Community Beverage had growler stations, I was coming down here for my fills. Had a jug go sour on me unexpectedly, & they had no problem with giving me a refill of something else. Spilled a beer while talking with my hands & had it replace. Went back & forth to the Belgian Room to get some time on the couch. Tasted my first Kuhnhenn brews here(8oz of Eisbock for $9!). I liked this place.

Then I disappeared.

...

Coming back after a long haitus, both my fault & the city's(for the undeserved pressure), but I was back. A couple of the regulars I did know were gone, my couch in the Belgian Room was replaced with more tables, & they gave me & my guest a hard time even taking our just ordered beers to the other side(they wanted us to order again & then they would bring those to us). :| No matter the lack in furniture, the Belgian Room has an easy vibe to it regardless of how early it is. Just habit to check out the taps at the main bar first.

We sat at the stools opposite the bar in the middle of the room, while perusing the day's printed beer menu. $6.50 minimum on beers, but only up .50c since I've last been here. Ordered up a Southern Tier Saison($7 chalice) after hearing GoodbyeOhio rant about it, & got what I expected. Regardless of the pour size, the beer tasted medicinal. Lots of everyday beers on the list that day. Bored me out. It made the teenybopper scratch coming out the speakers from the local radio station all the more obvious & irritating. Could of stayed at Drop Off Service for a couple 20oz pints, a buck leftover for someone's g-string, & not have had to deal with the tender's terrible choice in music.

I'll go back again during my regular haunting hours for the final verdict. But shit am I disappointed. At least the guy scanning IDs at the door was easy to rap to.

PEBKAC, Jun 27, 2008
Photo of akorsak
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%

After a Sixpoint beer and cheese tasting at the nearby Back Forty, I decided to swing by the Hop Devil for a pint.

Atmosphere: The place was relatively empty (it was a Wednesday night), so I was able to belly up to the bar. The bar's backdrop is full of rare and vintage bottles, including Judgment Day, Cuvee de Tomme, a Kuhnhenn's bottle and many, MANY more. I enjoyed looking through them all (often pining for them). The remainder of the restaurant lacks the eye candy appeal of the bar but it seems nice.

Quality: Service was fast and friendly and the beer list cannot disappoint. No complaints here.

Service: The bartenders were fast to greet and serve me. We also had a prolonged discussion on the nearest Whole Foods (I went with the SoHo location) that dragged a few other patrons in. That probably wouldn't have happened on a crowded night but it was enjoyable.

Selection: I haven't been to a beer bar in NYC that has an above average selection. They have all been top notch. Perhaps that is a reflection on the Harrisburg bar scene, perhaps it is not. Either way, they have to have something new that you've never had before. I went with the Green Flash Hop Head Red.

Food: Didn't eat, can't comment.

akorsak, May 22, 2008
Photo of rhoadsrage
4.44/5  rDev +8.8%

For the record Hop Devil Grill (which doesn't serve food) and the Belgian room have two separate doors, with two separate bouncers and no way of passing from one to the other without going out on the sidewalk. We chose the hop devil and were not let down.
They have no food so we talked to the guys beside us for recommendations. We hiked a few blocks to Dumpling Man for some great steamed and fried dumplings made fresh while you what but then stopped of at Crif Dogs in the basement two doors down from Hop Devil for some cheese tater tots and chang dogs(bacon wrapped with kimchee). This was all food to prepare us for some great East Cost beers.
From Southampton's Grand Cru to Racer X on Cask this was a treasure trove of great beers. It happened to be Bear Republic night so many of the taps were only BR beers but there was plenty in bottles wash down the medley of food.
This is a bar that I could go back to again and again and it would still never make it through all of the selection. The bartender talked about how great the Grand Cru was and told me I won't be let down. She was right. They also had an amazing selection of beer bottles on display (although empty) with some Utopia to Angel's Share, that gave me the impression that the staff had many good times aswell.
This is a great beer part and someone mentioned that The Belgian room is starting to serve food so I will have to go back and see.

rhoadsrage, Apr 28, 2008
Photo of brewandbbq
3.69/5  rDev -9.6%

A Thursday night around 12:30am, took a cab over from the Blind Tiger and first stopped into the Hop Devil. As we stood breifly in front of two open stools at the bar, another couple slid in and stole our seats. All we could do was chuckle, and the girl who stole my wifes seat told us "theres more seats down there".
Whatever...We went next door to the Belgian room.

We walk in, and I have a seat at the bar and theres a guy sitting on the window sill by the door yelling at me. I'm like..Huh? I couldn't even understand what he was saying, so I went over to him and my wife told me that he wanted my I.D. O.K., yea I'm 42 and you feel the need to card me..OK. Well, at least get off your ass and greet me at the door.

Onward, the room is extremely dark and I look at the chaulkboard, and two of the beers on tap are definately not Belgian, but definately rare!
Kuhnhenns to boot. I had a Winter Lager (which was not so good), and my wife had the Road Rash RIS. Booya.
I had heard they did growler fills there, but when I asked the girl tending bar, she looked at me like I had three heads. She didn't even know what a growler was.
I believe they had eight on tap, and a decent bottle selection.
Anyways, they had some tunes going, and the place was pretty chill. We stayed for the two, paid our $17 (two beers?)plus tip, and headed out. It had been a real long day.

brewandbbq, Apr 18, 2008
Photo of brewjones
4/5  rDev -2%

Was one of my stops on a trip to NYC. We were walking around the city one Monday night and got "lost" so we ended up stumbling upon the Belgian Room. The had about 6 Belgians on tap and a list of others in the bottle both small and large.

The bartender was extremely nice and helpful although was lacking a bit in knowledge. I am sure that he is just continuing to learn as we all are. I tried a few I had never had before includeing an Achel and a Brasserie de Rocs.

It was pretty empty but was early and was a Monday. I didn't expect it to be hopping. Great place. You should check it out when you are in the East Village of NYC.

Didn't get over to check out the Hop Devil Grill.

brewjones, Apr 16, 2008
Photo of tpd975
4.46/5  rDev +9.3%

Stopped by on my trip to New York. Wonderful selection of brews with a pretty nice atmosphere. Lots of stuff on draft, and I managed to take the entire Kuhnhenn tour during my stay.

It's a nice cozy place and the bartender, who seemed a bit new was very quick to serve and attempt to answer questions. On one particular beer which he knew nothing about he offered up a sample so I could try before I bought.

The kitchen was under construction so I did not purchase food. They had a large selection of bottles as well. Some were priced a bit high, but hey it's a bar and it's worth the price for the selection.

Overall excellent place, may be the best beer bar I have ever visited.

tpd975, Mar 29, 2008
Photo of Stoneman78
4.78/5  rDev +17.2%

Stop three on our NYC pub tour. Started off in the Belgian room which was pretty empty on a Monday night. Nice open atmosphere with ample seating. The bartender was very nice and knowledgeable with good recommendations. Eventually meandered over to the HD Grill attached next door where I ran into the owner Mike (EyeDrinkAle from RB). Chatted with him for a good while and had a '96 Brooklyn Monster and Raspberry Kuhnen on draft! Had to attend to my friends, so we didn't stay too long. There was a great selection of craft beers and Belgians, and I wish I could have drank here all night long! Hop Devil and Ginger Man were my favorite bars from our NYC bar tour.

Stoneman78, Jan 26, 2008
Photo of marinermc
4.01/5  rDev -1.7%

In a recent trip to NYC (staying with a friend in the East Village) I made a point to hop a few blocks over to the Hop Devil Grill. Having read about it in the most recent issue of BA Mag, I was eager to haunt its halls. I was impressed mainly with the vast selection of bottled brews and their apparent devotion to local breweries (Brooklyn, Ommegang, Sixpoint) was comforting.

The atmosphere was a little more "Hops in Orlando" than "Hop Devil in East Village" but I forgave it immediately after my beers arrived via a very friendly and informed wait staff.

My poisons for the evening included: Middle Ages Dragonslayer Imperial Stout and Hair of the Dog Adam -- both bottled but unavailable in my home locale.

I must say that I came in having read about the owner's admission of purchasing the forbidden Wesvleteren 12 and reselling at a ridiculous markup. So that added a kind of mystique to the place -- but I did not see the aforementioned beer listed in their paper menu.

Overall the prices were reasonable given the locale.

Not a bad place -- would return surely.

marinermc, Jan 07, 2008
Hop Devil Grill in New York, NY
91 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.