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Blind Tiger

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
97
world-class

260 Ratings
Ratings: 260
Reviews: 199
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.99%
Taps: 30
Bottles: 53
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

281 Bleecker St
New York, New York, 10014-4106
United States
phone: (212) 462-4682

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @blindtigernyc

Notes:
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(Place added by: slander on 03-15-2007)
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Reviews by Andreji:
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4.7/5  rDev +7.3%

Excellent place in the downtown area! the blind tiger ale was- no pun intended- a blind choice we made once we saw how upscale the Gramercy tavern turned out to be.

and landing this great laid-back place in the middle of manhattan is certainly lucky. filled with folks not only american but very diverse, small and manageable and you still get a table and are greeted with a smile from the 'tender.

Sure no one's waiting your table but it's nice to go up to the bar and just have a look around. and the feel around with the chalk-board tap selection gives it an informal feel. the bartender was a pretty nice bloke with swift service and definetly earned his tip- we talked about beer by the end of the night (i was tipsy).

the selection, oh the selection! only on taps we're talking what, 15-20 crafts? but absolute brilliant crafts. these guys don't waste their time on rubbish beers. bottles aren't too many but a good amount nonetheless. and quality, seriously.

We tried the BLT sandwich and the hummus. nice hearty sandwich and tasty but unusual hummus.

overall, this place is brilliant, definetly a place to hit in manhattan.

Andreji, Apr 11, 2009
More User Reviews:
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2.48/5  rDev -43.4%

bobwallace, Yesterday at 02:31 PM
Photo of CHickman
4.12/5  rDev -5.9%

Great place with a great selection, but the cramped quarters and thick crowds in a packed house make it a challenge to get served at times. On off nights or afternoons when you can get bar space it is one of the best beer bars in NYC.

CHickman, Tuesday at 11:53 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

liamt07, Monday at 07:33 PM
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

rgirl, Monday at 05:13 PM
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

katmAVL, Oct 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

I've been there twice. Both times, way too crowded. You have to fight your way to the bar, not be seen by the bartenders as you're now behind a wooden cabinet that houses the beer taps. When you finally get your beer (after the awkward handing over the money, holding the beers, trying to scoop up the change off of the aforementioned beer tap cabinet, count it and leave a tip while holding beers) there is no where to sit, so you just stand in the middle of the room like an idiot, drinking your beer and waiting for someone to get up and free up a seat or bar stool, which never happens. You finish your beer and decide if it's worth it to repeat the whole process or move on to another bar.

The tap list is good, but if you're there during or in the first few days after an event, half the taps might be dedicated to a certain brewery, limiting your options.

James_A, Oct 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Great beer bar, rare beers, cask beers, great food. Couldn't ask for me.

ianw87, Aug 26, 2014
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Blind Tiger in New York, NY
97 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.