Bar, Eatery

815 9th Ave
New York, New York, 10019-5601
United States

(212) 757-2747 | map

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Rated by Kappakoosh from Texas

4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Apr 09, 2015
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Rated: 4.01 by StanleysCup from Maryland

Oct 17, 2018
Rated: 3.64 by StormAles from Canada (ON)

Sep 12, 2017
Rated: 4.39 by Buffbraz from Louisiana

May 09, 2016
Rated: 4.55 by SRBush1974 from New Jersey

Apr 08, 2016
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Reviewed by eluvah from New York

3.95/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2.75
Stopped in a nice warm day. They had the doors wide open to take in the day. Iliana provided friendly service. They have about 40 beers on tap and one cask, which I tried, Speakeasy Double Daddy IPA. I think the cask brought out the best of this beer. Also had a Single Cut from Queens and Two Brothers from WI. The keg just kicked on the Hill Farmstead offering. Iliana advised they get some Maine Beer Co from time to time. I would rate this place higher except for the food. The lunch special is any draft and food selection for $13. Sounded like a great deal but the chicken sliders were laughable. They did come with some fresh cut fries that were delicious. Overall it was a nice place and I will be back
Apr 03, 2016
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Rated by JohnChimpo from Massachusetts

4.36/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25
Good draft list. Ok bottle list. Lots of local stuff. Food is good, but limited. Bartenders are stellar, super nice, and attentive!
Mar 18, 2016
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Rated by valrxman from Florida

3.78/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75
I stopped in for a pint and stayed for a 2nd. Knowledgable bartender talked about local beer. Good selection ontap. Worth the visit.
Jan 20, 2016
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Reviewed by UrbanCaveman from Ohio

4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4
A decent, if somewhat tiny, bar that my girlfriend and I popped into while spending an evening in Manhattan, mostly due to their having Einstok beers on tap.

The atmosphere was fine, with dim lighting, standard pub furnishings, and the like, as opposed to where one might have expected bearskins, trestle tables, and axes on the walls, per the name. There were a handful of patrons supplying plenty of screaming and pounding on tables, however, even on a relatively non-crowded Sunday night. The service was all right, if a bit unknowledgeable regarding the contents of their own tap list. We did not try any food.

The tap list seemed well put together, and featured good imports, a decent assortment of good beers from around the country, and a fair chunk of local and regional beers. The beer was served with all the proper beer geek boxes checked - glassware, temperature, pour, and so forth.

Might return, if anyone could ever convince me to get anywhere near Manhattan or NYC in general ever again. I'd probably turn down a job offering a high six figure salary if it came with the stipulation that I'd have to move there.
Dec 16, 2015
Rated: 4.23 by bgold86 from New York

Aug 01, 2015
Rated: 4.1 by kurvalek from New York

Jun 30, 2015
Rated: 4.3 by bcgeiman from Maryland

May 09, 2015
Rated: 4.35 by njnj2000 from Pennsylvania

May 09, 2015
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Reviewed by SaisonRichBiere from Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4
This is my kinda place. I was in during the day on the weekend. Soccer on the tube, a great draft list, decorated by breweriana. I had a few beers, standard NYC pricing. Food menu looked great for beer drinking, though I didn't eat. Great selection of local (NY/Northeast) and distro craft beers alike. A few nitro taps. Bartenders were cool, I had some trouble deciding and was given some tiny pours to help decide. Small bottle list- mostly imports and Belgians, but more than enough drafts to sway my palate. An easy (8-10 block) walk from Carnegie Hall/Central Park area where I was staying. If I was staying nearby, I'd definitely go there again when in town.
Apr 29, 2015
Rated: 4.43 by midnightcowboy818 from New York

Apr 22, 2015
Rated: 4.75 by Furley80 from Pennsylvania

Apr 14, 2015
Rated: 4.29 by Jlabs from New York

Mar 26, 2015
Rated: 3.8 by Figoeric710 from New York

Mar 20, 2015
Rated: 4.13 by jshusc from South Carolina

Mar 09, 2015
Rated: 4.39 by misternebbie from Pennsylvania

Jan 26, 2015
Rated: 4 by Ralphs66 from New York

Jan 19, 2015
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Reviewed by JGam115 from New York

4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5
A diamond in the rough is probably the best way to describe it. Loads of options on tap at any given point in time and the food is pretty good as well. TV screens around the space are a nice touch as well.

Look out for some rare kegs that drop without much pomp and circumstance - just the way locals like me like it. It can get a bit loud at times, especially around happy hour.
Jan 11, 2015
Rated: 4.49 by Phigg1102 from New York

Jan 03, 2015
Rated: 4.45 by Jess0392

Dec 30, 2014
Rated: 4 by mattyrubes from New York

Oct 05, 2014
Rated: 4 by StephRai from New York

Sep 26, 2014
Rated: 3.52 by alucard from New York

Sep 18, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by Matt_Felix from New York

Jul 28, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by kovarkid from New Jersey

Jul 13, 2014
Rated: 4 by Ant4711 from South Carolina

Jul 08, 2014
Rated: 4 by metter98 from New York

Jul 07, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Elfastball7 from New Jersey

Jun 26, 2014
Rated: 4 by 98green from Michigan

Jun 24, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by ChipChaight from New York

Jun 23, 2014
Rated: 4 by SkiBum22 from New York

Jun 20, 2014
Rated: 5 by jrschaef from New York

May 23, 2014
Rated: 5 by tainohawk from New York

May 05, 2014
Rated: 5 by kdub_nyc from New York

Mar 08, 2014
Rated: 4 by sirsteve42 from New York

Jan 29, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by GeoffreyM from Pennsylvania

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