Bar Great Harry

BA SCORE
94
outstanding

19 Reviews
Bar Great HarryBar Great Harry
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar

280 Smith St
Brooklyn, New York, 11231-4741
United States

(718) 222-1103 | map
bargreatharry.com

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Added by PEBKAC on 09-18-2007

PLACE STATS
Score:
94
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
40
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
3.72%
 
 
Taps:
21
Bottles/Cans:
50
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 40
Reviews by evil_liver:
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4/5  rDev -7%

More User Reviews:
Photo of rjp217
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of markartis
4.66/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jhavs
4.51/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Great beer list, great service, and serve the brews correctly. The place is a bit dank and divey, but I think that may be on purpose. It fits the Brooklyn craft beer hipster vibe. I was there during the day on a Saturday. Was not too crowded, but I assume it brings people in during the night. Not sure if a crowd would change my "Vibe" opinion.

Bartender was friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive.

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Photo of elnunesio
4.87/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.27/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

This place has dreary vibe that maybe one could call divey. But the beer selection is on point. Many a good beer to choose from on tap. They do bottle pours too which is pretty cool.

Prices are about standard for NYC but the pours are pretty generous. A great spot that seems better suited for locals and I'd be extremely happy if this was my local.

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Photo of biegaman
4.53/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jjboesen
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Located in the Cobble Hill neighborhood, BGH is an atmospheric little venue, dark and cozy; there is the bar and the usual assortment of tables and such. (It kinda reminded me of the old Blind Tiger on Hudson Street.)
Low-key and inviting, to say the least. Excellent selection of taps, which include several local Brooklyn brews. Attentive bartender ready with a new pour or some more water. Be sure to include this on any Brooklyn Bar crawl.

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Photo of tvghost
4.71/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of destruise
4/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Spreetaper
4.22/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
4.43/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of StoutBoi
4.3/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of MichaelLamb
4.62/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of awlevy
4.52/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of StephRai
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of elephanteau
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of HoppyBeerSista
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of dangelop
4.4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Ant4711
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of DRDAries
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Jason
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of hoppymcgee
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of oakaged88
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of tabhill
4.56/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Even though I arrived during happy hour, the bartender was very quick and didn't mind describing some of the beers that I wasn't familiar with. She even gave me a discount on the growlers. Unfortunately the discount was more than made up for by the parking ticket I got for not buying a muni-meter coupon...something I'd never heard of before visiting brooklyn. I was really impressed with the wide selection and will definitely be back, but next time I'll look for the muni-meters.

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Bar Great Harry in Brooklyn, NY
4.3 out of 5 based on 40 ratings.
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