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Rattle N Hum

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4.28/5
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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

14 E 33rd St
New York, New York, 10016-5013
United States

(212) 481-1586 | map
rattlenhumbarnyc.com

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-27-2008

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
161
Ratings:
256
pDev:
9.58%
 
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Ratings: 256 |  Reviews: 161
Reviews by uustal:
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4.47/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Nice looking place. Barrels hold up the tables, a big long bar, awesome beer decor on the walls and an impressive giant chalkboard displaying the tap and bottle lists. Seating is a little limited because the barrels actually take up so much space. Easy to sit down in non-prime hours.

Top notch selection. 40 rotating taps bringing in beer from all states and countries. Often highlight 1 brewery at a time with 5 or 6 of their craft brews. Beer was served in proper glassware.

Service was a little slow once seating. Not too easy to get a re-fill when you want one.

Food was good. Specialty sandwiches and a bunch of food incorporating the beer itself.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Act25
4.51/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Monster great places, 2 locations mid-town. My go-to. Great happy hour prices. A crowded but happy place.

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Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
4.51/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
4.15/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of 22Blue
4.31/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Brian29
4.14/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of dbthom123
3.93/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of JamesLeung
4.75/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

A very fine place to spend a few hours, 40 taps, some locally brewed, like Barrier & Other Half. The rest split between Colorado, California & Belgium, Holland. Great helpful service.

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Photo of cadaugherty
4.01/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of qcbrewer
4/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.3/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Great selection of 40 or so taps. A few decent bottle offerings hiding behind the bar as well. Lots of east coast/northeast stuff. Helpful and friendly staff. Centrally located to popular areas- Madison square/flatiron/Times Square. Food looked good but I didn't eat. Would definitely go back!

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Photo of 1Sundown2C
3.57/5  rDev -16.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of alucard
4.05/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of JamFuel
4.1/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of bcm75
4.05/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Minnesota_beer_guy
3.54/5  rDev -17.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of NizzleEGizzle
3.99/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

This place feels like an airplane hanger. Huge, yawning, cavernous.

The attendants are very present, but always seem to be in a bad, bad mood. Maybe this has something to do with the fact that the place is perpetually crowded by loud and obnoxious professionals loosening their ties and getting loaded.

Their beer list has some gems, and infrequently gets exciting local stuff (like Grimm, which is a rarity even amongst craft beer bars here) but for the most part it's more common craft.

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Photo of SkiBum22
4/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Gajo74
4.09/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

I finally made it out to the famous Rattle n Hum. Overall I'd say that you can't go wrong with their impressive beer selection. I would definetely come back here to try more great beers. The staff is friendly enough, although I didn't really talk to any of them or get beer suggestions. The vibe is merely o.k. It is like a cross between a sports bar, fraternity bar, and craft beer scene. The decor is not particularly nice, but hey, I'm not a particularly fancy guy. Yet, the fact that it is not an over the top obnoxious frat house and meathead sports bar, and, the fact that the selection is so great, it will keep me coming back.

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Photo of tribeerguy70_3
4.31/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of StoutBoi
4.18/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of rojapa
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of hexacron
4.86/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.19/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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Rattle N Hum in New York, NY
Place rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 256 ratings
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