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Beer Table To Go

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BA SCORE
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14 Ratings
Ratings: 14
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 20.23%
[ Store ]

89 E 42nd St
New York, New York, 10017-5503
United States
phone: (212) 922-0008

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @beertablepantry

Notes:
Located in the Graybar Passage of Grand Central Terminal.

(Place added by: DoubleSimcoe on 11-13-2011)
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Photo of Billolick
4.08/5  rDev +16.2%

This place is an off shoot of the boutique beer spot/small restaurant in Brooklyn.

GC location, just north of the main food market in the station (which includes a Murray’s cheese location BTW).

They have 4 counter pressure (nice) filling lines, and a moderately sized wall nearly filled with boutique (surprise) quality bottles. They have all the beers at room temp. and also cold in a behind the scenes cooler area. Small in size, staffed by 3 knowledgeable workers.

Some of the bottles were quite pricey, but I was happy to buy a single Lagunitas IPA for $3, not bad at all by Grand Central standards. (I’m sure hundreds of commuters a day are paying the same rate for a beer but getting BMC) Growlers seemed to be priced at a more reasonable level.

They also stock have some mustards, beef jerky, a few other snack options and also the BA magazine, which made good reading on the train back home.

Convenient if you pass through GC and need a good bottle or growler and don’t have time to go to a more neighborhood type of lacation.

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Billolick, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of scott10010
4.14/5  rDev +17.9%

This is a small but well curated bottle shop. Rarely do I see more than one or two beers from a single brewery, they carry the best a maker has to offer and look for other styles from a different maker.

They have some exotic bottles and a great location if you commute through Grand Central. Prices are steep for the bottles, not bad for growlers. This isn't a place to do all of your shopping, but a good place to find something special domestic or imported. Seems to have an emphasis on Italian craft beers. Employees all seem knowledgeable after a few visits.

scott10010, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of KTCamm
3.86/5  rDev +10%

Made a turn out of the Terminal Market and stumbled upon a closet-ful of craft brews, right in a GCT hallway. Had no idea this ever existed, but my days of the Fosters Oil Can on the Metro North ride home are officially over.

Very small facility, but probably 40-50 different beers ranging from the ordinary (Brooklyn) to the premium (interesting Belgian section). Everything is available warm or cold - but you'll need an opener to enjoy on the train itself. Plus, 4 brews on tap for take home growlers.

Very helpful staff - I knew what I was doing, but a few people wandered in who were lost, and they were very helpful.

Be prepared for sticker shock - you are definitely paying for their GCT lease. So not likely to be your beer run place, but to buy stuff in NY you have to pay NY prices, so just sit back, relax, and enjoy not having to drink crappy brews on the train ride home!

KTCamm, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of Ralphs66
3.73/5  rDev +6.3%

I'm a regular here, stopping in at least 2-3 evenings a week before my dreaded train ride home from midtown to somewhere too far north. The beer carts in GCT suck (although the very recent addition of Goose Island was a slight step up), so the arrival of this joint afew months back was welcome. The redhead who manages the place is a hottie, so if nothing else, seeing her a few times a week makes me happy. The selection is always interesting, but given my go-to beer place back home carries 1000+ labels, the Beer Pantry is limited for me. And CRAZY expensive. C R A Z Y expensive....just in case you missed my point. Expect a minimum 40-60% mark up on everything. But hey, it's NYC, it's GCT and it's unique. You'll pay to enjoy. I do.

Ralphs66, Nov 23, 2011
Beer Table To Go in New York, NY
84 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.