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Jacob's Pickles

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BA SCORE
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7 Ratings
Ratings: 7
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 5.83%
Taps: 25
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

509 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, New York, 10024
United States
phone: (212) 470-5566

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(Place added by: DoubleSimcoe on 04-23-2012)
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Ratings: 7 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

ChipChaight, Jun 23, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev -4.1%

Been here twice and left barely able to move both times. First time I was here they somehow had HF George on tap, at 9$ a glass I still couldn't resist two. Food is southern style comfort executed well, and the pickles are all outstanding! This was officially the first time in my life I have ever taken food home with me, pricey but huge portion sizes of gut buster food. As well as having HF on draft, the selection was world class each time I've been here.

Phigg1102, Jun 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

DavidHume, May 18, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev -1.7%

Visited on a Saturday night early (around 6:30). Staff was very friendly. Our original table was by the door, and it was a bit cold, so they volunteered to move us further in. I had the Stone Anniversary IPA. It was true to form, not too cold, and in an appropriate glass.

Started with fried pickle appetizer (5 pickles plus a mayo dipping sauce, $9; excellent), and I had the mussels in a beer broth with fries. My wife had cheesy grits and collared greens. I'd recommend all of them.

The food is a mish-mash - mainly southern/home cooking, but extremely well executed. It's either the best bar food I've had (very expensive), or good, casual UWS fare at an average price.

This was a compromise choice for me (had planned to go to Ginger Man but didn't want the train ride) - in the future, I'd put it up with the best places in Manhattan for beer and food in a casual atmosphere.

CH3CH2OH, Oct 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

My Upper West Side friend told me to meet her at this new place called Jacob's Pickles. It's been opened for maybe about a month or so, in the stretch of Amsterdam Avenue known for frat bars and the occasional beer haven (George Keeley's).

Jacob's joint looks fancy and new inside and out. A bar area upfront with small tables crammed together in typical New York fashion, then a short flight of stairs and a dining area. Lots of exposed brick, hipster lamps and all those details you need to build a "fashionable" beer bar these days.

The food is whatever. They go for a strange mixture of Southern classics (biscuits and gravy), home cooking (mac & cheese) and of course a lot of pickles. We got the fried pickles and sure were good, and my friend's chicken caesar was alright average. Pricey at $16!! Everything here is super expensive. A couple of fried pickles for nine dollars.

But the beer selection is very good! And that's why this place is here on BA. Lagunitas Sumpin', Rasputin, Bear Pete Brown, Two Brother Cane & Ebel, Allagash Four, Nugget Nectar, Brooklyn Sorachi, Keegan Mother's Milk and more.

Unfortunately the prices are ridiculous. $8 for most beers!! But save a bit when ordering 32- or 64-oz growlers for the table ($15-$17; $29-$35).

Jacob's Pickles loves beer and deserves a chance. If they lower their prices, I would gladly stop by often with my friend.

DoubleSimcoe, Apr 23, 2012
Jacob's Pickles in New York, NY
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.