The Pony Bar - Upper East Side


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

Type: Bar, 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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Photo of SplitsAtoms
3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

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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Photo of Lare453
3.58/5  rDev -15.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Vibe is nothing special... Very ordinary. Quality is fair beer seems fresh, lines were clean. Service was fair. Nothing terribly notable. 20 drafts, no bottles or cans.

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Photo of 9uns
3.66/5  rDev -13.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

One of the other joints I checked out while we were in NY. Place was surprisingly crowded for a Wednesday night and was just as loud as the other gastropubs/brewpubs we hit up during our vacation, which is why I'm giving this place a 3.5 for atmosphere.

Beer: I've seen better selections at other places (Rattle-N-Hum, The Ginger Man, Good Beer, etc.) but there was a vast variety of beer styles to choose from, just not many of each style.

Service: Ordered at the bar, so no comment on service.

Food: Didn't order food, so no comment on food.

Price: Price was average for a pint, nothing ridiculously overpriced.

A place worth hitting up for different beers, especially if you're from out of town.

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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3.9/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.03/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Alot of similarities (if it aint broke-dont fix it) with its west side sister bar. This is a fine addition to the limited upper east side, NYC craft beer bar scene. They typically have a high quality tap list of BA worthy options as well as getting "hot" beers like Stone Enjoy By IPA, which was super nice to find and enjoy on tap.

Quality drafts in a relaxed and pleasant setting. We paired a few pints here with dinner at one of several close by Thai food restaurants.

Obvious choice if you find yourself in this part of town. Well worth a visit.

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4.08/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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The Pony Bar - Upper East Side in New York, NY
4.23 out of 5 based on 43 ratings.
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