The Pony Bar - Hell's Kitchen

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The Pony Bar - Hell's KitchenThe Pony Bar - Hell's Kitchen
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95
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66 Reviews
Reviews: 66
Visits: 106
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: n/a
Taps: 22
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

637 10th Ave
New York, New York, 10036-2904
United States
phone: (212) 586-2707

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Reviews: 66 | Visits: 106
Reviews by Jwale73:
Photo of Jwale73
4.3/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Visited the Pony Bar on 4/9/2010. Not a huge place by any means, but comfortable and clean. 14 stools at the bar, a couple 2-person barrel-top tables and a couple 6-person tables. Bartender was very friendly and polite, but the best thing about this place was the $5 draughts. Twenty taps and two casks - all American Craft brews. Anything eight and over in terms of abv was served in an 8oz. glass; however, you can't beat the price and the selection was solid, well-displayed above the bar, and up to date (check the website before going if you are looking for something specific because it changes over quickly). No table service, so all ordering is at the bar. My one regret was that I didn't spend more time here. (718 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Kappakoosh
4.26/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Phigg1102
4.29/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of bcgeiman
3.61/5  rDev -16%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.41/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Was there for the Packers Giants game in December 2011 and when the Pack won in the final minutes / seconds , decided to quell my enthusiasm greatly as I was surrounded by GMEN fans. :-)
Great place with a great vibe, walking distance from the hotel where my wife had a conference. (282 characters)

Photo of DavidHume
3.84/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Figoeric710
4.4/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Nmelione
4.53/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Photo of StoutBoi
4.13/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of MtnSoup
4.15/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Heard I had to visit this place. Overall, pretty good. They have some decent beers on tap, all constantly rotating. Service and knowledge of staff is great - super friendly. Nothing crazy on tap, and the vibe is sort of unmemorable, but a great spot to grab decent beers. (271 characters)

Photo of almostjay
4.18/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Jlabs
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of HugeBulge
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of MichaelLamb
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of James_A
4/5  rDev -7%

I really like the crowd at the Pony Bar HK. Nice folks, local, neighborhood. Not too touristy. Every time I've been there it has been moderately busy, but I've never had to wait long for a seat at a table or a bar stool.

The draught line up is good, but I've seen better. I was actually surprised (and somewhat disappointed) to see a bunch of Harpoon beers and the like being poured.

The food was just okay. I guess you wouldn't expect to grab a great meal in this size/type place, and I was thankful to be able to grab a little nosh at the bar, but my pulled pork was no better or worse than store-bought.

The atmosphere is warm and inviting, albeit your average beer pub look - lots of wood, beer signs, etc.

The service was friendly. I don't know how knowledgeable they are as to what they're serving, as I did not have any questions about the beers on tap that night. (883 characters)

Photo of AlexM
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of dexterk1
4.05/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of KForge
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Nuhorn
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of jhuss10
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of jsims31
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of rollom
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of mmmbeerNY
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Ant4711
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of thenewsullivan
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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The Pony Bar - Hell's Kitchen in New York, NY
95 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.