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The Pony Bar - Upper East Side

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The Pony Bar - Upper East SideThe Pony Bar - Upper East Side
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The Pony Bar - Upper East SideThe Pony Bar - Upper East Side

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

1444 1st Ave
New York, New York, 10021-3003
United States

(212) 288-0090 | map

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Added by cosmicevan on 08-01-2012

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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4.54/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

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vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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4.58/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Having lost David Copperfield as a go-to venue in the Upper East Side, I was so glad to see the beloved Pony Bar branch out in this neighborhood. So .... venturing out in a heavy rain during MLK Weekend (2015), I made my way here; the trip was worth the drenching. Much like it's Hell's Kitchen sibling Pony Bar UES duplicates the same laid back vibe: it is a single room with a moderate bar on one side and a smattering of tables and high tops opposite. They have an electronic draft list that continually changes. An excellent selection that offers a good array of local crafts - such as Brooklyn's new entry "Other Half Brewing," who had a tasty Belgian on cask.

The service (Cory) was excellent: my water glass was always filled and my beer glass was never empty. Add to this, a superb burger and decent background music, one could stay here all day - no matter the weather. Gitte Up to the Pont Bar!

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Photo of Ironstutz
4/5  rDev -5.7%

if you want good craft beer in the UES of Manhattan, this is one of the first places to check! constantly rotating taps, video screens updated in real time, etc make for a great experience. good burger too!

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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Stopped by here my first time in NYC. Don't know what is compares to locally but the selection was not that great for what I would have expected in such a large metro. Good spot though for a relaxing atmosphere, pretty good service, a modest selection of fresh brews and the chance to sample a few on cask.

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Go to Upper East Side spot. Awesome selection of craft beers that rotate whenever what is on tap runs out. Food is great as well. Prices are reasonable for NYC, with any beer being $6, as well as a Happy Hour daily that isn't advertised (4:20-5:20) where all beers are $4. Larger than the Hell's Kitchen location.

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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The Pony Bar - Upper East Side in New York, NY
Place rating: 4.24 out of 5 with 44 ratings
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