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La Birreria

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La BirreriaLa Birreria
BA SCORE
86
very good

28 Ratings
Ratings: 28
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 16.45%
Active Beers: 8
Beer Ratings: 81
Beer Avg: 3.76
Taps: 13
Bottles: 15
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Store ]

200 5th Avenue
On The Roof Of Eataly
New York, New York, 10010
United States
phone: (212) 937-8910

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(Place added by: brystmar on 06-03-2011)
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Reviews by Billolick:
Photo of Billolick
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%

Love the space, loved the food, beer they brew is ehh, guest bottles and taps are nice but expensive.

Nice place to take folks from out of town, cuz the room is bright, airy, pleasant and impressive. Went when it was quiet, midweek for lunch at the bar, so no crowds, and no stress, can imagine prime times would get kinda hectic.

Enjoyed some anti pasta and a tasty sandwedge, along with a few of thier house brewed drafts.
Very pleasant at the bar.

Not a place I would visit on a regular basis, but nice to visit to see fine food and fine beer being intermingled, enjoyed and mostly respected.

Billolick, Mar 17, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of JKV96
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

JKV96, Yesterday at 11:24 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

SkiBum22, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of Roze
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Roze, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of bigkingken
3.54/5  rDev -6.1%

A rooftop brewpub with walls like a greenhouse in downtown Manhattan? Yup, they’ve certainly got the location part down.

Not much beats this place in terms of atmosphere and restaurant location. On the first floor is this massive Italian supermarket that also has a half-dozen small counters to buy freshly made food to eat at one of the numerous tables scattered about. I’ve never seen anything like it. Then again, I’ve never been to New York City before.

The only problem is that Birreria is a little bit difficult to find. There’s an elevator tucked into the back of the massive space if you know where to look, and I didn’t, so it took several minutes of wandering. Maybe that’s just how they whet your appetite?

Once upstairs, the views are amazing, and the beer ain’t bad either. They focus on cask ales freshly made (I believe on location) to provide the best flavor possibly. On my visit they had three of their own casks on tap – a Christmas ale, a thyme pale ale, and a chestnut brown ale. I was on an empty stomach and only tried the latter two, but both were fantastic. I give kudos to not overdoing anything and letting subtle complexities rule the beverage.

While the menu looked tempting, I had my eyes set on another gourmet prize in town, so I did not partake. That will have to come another day.

My only criticism would be that the bar area isn’t big enough for the late afternoon work crowd. Much of the restaurant was empty while the seats at the bar and standing room was densely populated. I’m sure that ratio flips during dining hours, however, so that criticism doesn’t have much to stand on.

bigkingken, Apr 03, 2014
Photo of valianes
4/5  rDev +6.1%

valianes, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of bckayaalp
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

bckayaalp, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of sirsteve42
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

sirsteve42, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of jenray
4/5  rDev +6.1%

jenray, Dec 28, 2013
Photo of qcbrewer
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

qcbrewer, Nov 28, 2013
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La Birreria in New York, NY
86 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.