Proletariat

BA SCORE
95
world-class

18 Reviews
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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar

102 Saint Marks Pl
New York, New York, 10009-5811
United States

(212) 777-6707 | map
proletariatny.com

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Added by sholland119 on 08-24-2012

PLACE STATS
Score:
95
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
53
Avg:
4.38
pDev:
4.11%
 
 
Taps:
8
Bottles/Cans:
15
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 18 | Ratings: 53
Reviews by drewone:
Photo of drewone
3.99/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Small cool spot on the end of St Marks by tompkins square. Visited on a weekday night, was able to get a stool at the bar, a few people but not that busy. Nice aesthetic.

Small but varied and well curated tap list (about 12 taps), mix of imports and domestics. For me the real treat was finding Kuhnhenn Braggot. Also you can do tasters in a set of 4 I believe, so I sampled some local tri state offering (Carton, Barrier) that I wanted to try. Very generous with water - give you a 40oz bottle - I like this as I always like to balance my beer with a good amount of water.

Very low light level, not really a problem but I actually had to remove my glasses to read the list LOL - that made me feel old.

Also just a tad loud - not in a it bothered and I was solo so I wasn't trying to hold a conversation, but I had a little problem hearing all the details of what the bar tender was saying - he did seem very knowledge though.

Prices are not cheep but in line with what I would expect for EV/NYC.

Overall very worthy of stopping in.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of frozyn
4.58/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Top 3 beer bar in the city. Not the most expansive tap selection, but you're pretty much guaranteed that what they have is fantastic and the one serving it knows plenty about beer. It can get pretty packed at high hours, but when the crowd is thinner is where this bar really shines as a place to go and have delicious beer and good conversation. Prices can be on the high side at times, but that's usually reflective of the quality of beer on tap.

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Photo of Brian29
4.49/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of bmf5581
4.79/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of c_tails
4.72/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Finally made it here after a couple years of wanting to go. It did not disappoint. They had a Crooked Stave brett clementine which was great. And the Grimm Cube Cuvee. I wanted to try everything. They had a couple Maine's, a Greenpoint. I went early and had a table to stand at. Small but you're there for the menu and I'd go back in a heartbeat.

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Photo of AlvinLin
4.8/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of smithj4
4.24/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of dbthom123
4.65/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of StoutBoi
3.9/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Brown120
4.21/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Stakebone
4.88/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Best selection in the city, and that says a lot.

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Photo of biegaman
4.83/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of JoshVelez
5/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Best Beer Bar in NYC.

all the bartenders are very involved in the beer scene

always great beer on tap

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Photo of Zekenyce
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of cptbenjamin
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

A small bar with an awesome selection of brews! The bartenders were knowledgeable and very helpful. Great vibes in this place! I will definitely go back in the future.

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Photo of NizzleEGizzle
4.79/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of SirBentham
4.42/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bouncepass
4.69/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of neckbeardahab
4.86/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

much more comfortable early in the week.

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Photo of mr-jj
4.51/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Knowledgable staff, great setting. About 12 taps with a very high quality selection.

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Photo of Lare453
4.11/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Vibe is amazing. This place rocked. Great music. People were cool. Old awesome crooked as fuck building. Dark, loud. Service was amazing even when it was jammed. They serve all beers in Telug glasses. Selection is very small but every draft was awesome. Fair selection of bottles.

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Photo of Eman17
4.33/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of alucard
4.9/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of VinceMig
4.86/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Tight fit but a great craft spot.

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Photo of Canada_Dan
4.63/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

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Proletariat in New York, NY
4.38 out of 5 based on 53 ratings.
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