Pubs in Manhattan

The following are the regions in Manhattan (at least those that have good pubs in our database). See them all on a map.

 

 

 Chelsea

Death Ave  Full menu New entry in the Guide in 2017 Brewpub.

Formerly a cask destination, now reinvented as a keg only brewpub from summer 2017.


Small but growing range with impressive choices, very handy for Madison Square Garden and Penn Station.


Lupulo  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016

Upmarket Portuguese restaurant with a very well chosen craft beer list.


Huge Irish bar near Penn Station and Madison Square Garden.


BXL Zoute  Full menu WiFi available Specializes in Belgian Beers

Near the Flatiron Building, this is one of three excellent BXL Belgian beer cafes in the city.


Unique beers available only here and at two other NYC bars, brewed under contract by Heartland.


One of a small chain of craft bars featuring old video games.


Newer sister bar to Coopers (East Village).


An excellent hybrid bar and beer store, the second Milk and Hops to open. Lots of unusual beers.


Bar-restaurant with 11 domestic craft taps.


 East Village

The newest of NYC's three Barcades, mixing craft beer with retro arcade game machines.


East Village bar on two floors.


Temple of [Belgian] beer worship.


A great East Village bar, lots of craft choices.


Hybrid bar and beer store, lots of Belgians.


A great hybrid beer bar and gourmet store selling cheeses, chocolates, and more.


Basic one roomed sports bar.


Friendly Irish-American beer bar.


A tiny extension to the larger Grape & Grain wine bar next door.


A few craft taps can be imbibed on premises in this hybrid store/bar. No bottles opened there.


Augurs Well A Alex top pick A Jezza top pick  Full menu Live Music

A tiny bar with some fantastic and unusual beers.


Part of a small chain of Long Island based sports bars.


British and German owned craft beer bar in a former launderette space, hence the name.


Hybrid store/bar, tap beers only can be consumed on premises.


Where even the most seasoned beer geek may not have heard of stuff!


Speakeasy-style craft beer bar hiding behind a coffee shop.


 Financial District

Quaint sawdust strewn Irish bar with 8 good taps and a cask.


Lots of history here. Porterhouse and guests.


Elongated, pleasant bar with 19 craft taps.


One of four Philadelphia themed beer and cheesesteak Shorty’s sports bars in NYC.


Two roomed bar and carvery with a cask handpump.


Huge beer hall, one of three Stout bars in NYC.


 Gramercy / Flatiron / Murray Hill

The Breslin  Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Gastropub with two cask beers.


A very upmarket classic American tavern with vintage bottles on the menu.


Birreria at Eataly A Alex top pick  Full menu WiFi available Brewpub. Regularly has real ale Specializes in Italian Beers

Unique cask-dedicated brewpub on the roof of a high end Italian market.


A small, friendly hybrid store and bar.


Taproom No.307 A Alex top pick  Jezza Honourable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

One of the very best NYC beer and food destinations.


Albion  Alex Honorable Mention Regularly has real ale

13 craft taps and two casks flow here.


Craft beer bar, butchers shop, beer and condiment store, and cycling apparel store all in one!


A laid back restaurant and bar with emphasis on their two cask lines.


Marta  Full menu WiFi available Specializes in Italian Beers

A very high end Italian restaurant and hotel bar.


Great craft beer selection in the shadow of the Empire State Building.


One of four Philadelphia themed beer and cheesesteak Shorty’s sports bars in NYC.


Tavern 29  Full menu WiFi available

A smart, dimly-lit, multi-levelled tavern with a respectable tap list.


The biggest of the three remaining Heartland Brewery tied houses remaining in NYC, occupying the ground floor and basement of The Empire State Building.


 Greenwich Village / SoHo

Subterranean beer bar, ‘the antithesis of a sports bar’.


Bi-level bar near Washington Square Park.


Half Pint  Full menu Regularly has real ale

Worthy for cask and bottles, but the taps are largely wasted.


Gastropub, the beer list is ok but unadventurous.


Upmarket, gourmet restaurant with a cask beer handpump.


A very big “don’t miss!”, but time it to avoid crowds.


Cavernous beer hall, house beers brewed by Greenpoint Beer Works.


A well known upmarket gastropub, small beer list but two casks.


Twelve carefully chosen domestic taps, 100 bottles and cans – lots of unusual stuff here.


 Harlem

Unique beers available only here and at two other NYC bars, brewed at Greenpoint Beer Works.


Good beer, eclectic furniture, and subway-style tiles.


Modern, blue tiled bar with good taps.


 Hell's Kitchen / Midtown (W. of 5 Av.)

Beer Authority  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Large bar next to the world’s biggest bus station.


Sister bar to the nearby District Tap House.


A very worthy Garment District bar.


One of the three remaining Heartland Brewery tied houses.


Smart beer bar adjoining the Holiday Inn, newer sister to the Rattle 'n' Hum near the Empire State Building.


Traditional looking corner bar with some good taps and bottles.


As Is NYC  WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016

A brick lined bar with 20 good taps.


BarBacon  Full menu New entry in the Guide in 2017

A smart gastropub with a fair beer selection and a bacon obsession.


Brick lined gastropub with some good craft beers.


One of two similar bars in this area, bottles are better than the taps.


Leaning towards the Belgians, but mainly common ones.


Spectacular Victorian elegance, but the beer list is fairly timid.


Smart sports bar just off Broadway.


Valhalla  Jezza Honourable Mention Full menu Regularly has real ale

A very popular beer bar with weekly events.


Beer Culture A Alex top pick  Jezza Honourable Mention WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Excellent hybrid bar/store close to Times Square.


BXL Cafe  Full menu WiFi available Specializes in Belgian Beers

The original of the three BXL Belgian cafes in the city.


In a food market, lots of great bottles and 8 on tap.


Cock and Bull  Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale Specializes in British Beers

British pub, few craft beers but there are two cask handpumps.


One of three Heartland restaurant-bars in NYC, this one in two sections flanking the Woodstock Hotel.


One of two similar bars in this area, bottles are better than the taps.


Irish run gastropub near Times Square.


Stock market themed bar where prices go up and down according to demand.


 Inwood

The last outpost in Manhattan, both a bar and a cafeteria.


Some good beers here, including many Trappists.


 Lower East Side

Fools Gold A Jezza top pick  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

One of the three ‘Beerly Legal’ bars, excellent overall.


Good choices in the heart of the Lower East Side.


Bavarian brewpub.


Popular, modern gastropub.


Hybrid store and bar.


Early drinking in ‘The Shark Bar’.


A smart beer bar just off Bowery. PAY BY CARD ONLY, NO CASH!


 Midtown East

The Ginger Man A Jezza top pick A Alex top pick  WiFi available Regularly has real ale

One of the original 1990s NYC craft beer bars and still excellent.


The Shakespeare  Full menu Regularly has real ale Has received Cask Marque accreditation. Specializes in British Beers

Smart British gastropub.


One of three Stouts in NYC, with an emphasis on that style. Very close to Grand Central Terminal.


Bottle and Bine  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016

Bi-level modern bar-restaurant, equally promoting good craft beer and fine wine.


BXL East  Full menu WiFi available Specializes in Belgian Beers

One of three excellent BXL Belgian beer cafes in the city.


Draught 55  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu Live Music WiFi available

There’s a good range at this popular and friendly beer bar.


Smart bar, 15 rotating taps.


 Tribeca

Huge beer bar and gastropub, over 10,000 square feet.


Laid back but upmarket gastropub, almost everything is craft.


A popular Tribeca beer bar, big on baseball.


 Upper East Side

Jones Wood Foundry  Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale Has received Cask Marque accreditation. Specializes in British Beers

Cask Marque accredited British pub with two rear dining areas.


The Pony Bar  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

19 rotating domestic taps and 2 casks.


One of three excellent ‘Beerly Legal’ Irish-owned bars.


Bondurants  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu Regularly has real ale

Always unusual stuff on tap here, including a cask beer.


Hybrid bar and beer store, one of the very best.


Craft beer (a very small but good range) and gourmet cheese sandwiches.


The Rochard  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017

The fourth in the small chain of 'Beerly Legal' bars in the city, plenty of interesting craft beers can be found here.


City Hops A Jezza top pick  Alex Honorable Mention New entry in the Guide in 2016

Tiny hybrid bar and beer store.


Cafe D'Alsace A Alex top pick  Full menu WiFi available Specializes in Belgian Beers Specializes in French Beers

Alsatian restaurant and bar with a remarkable beer list.


One of four Philadelphia themed beer and cheesesteak Shorty’s sports bars in NYC.


Two roomed corner beer bar.


 Upper West Side / Morningside Heights

One of three Upper West Side Dive Bars.


Fantastic, multi-levelled bar and store hybrid (more of a proper bar than others).


Classic New York bar with a good choice, including a cask.


Narrow, cosy hybrid bar and beer store.


Part of a small chain of burger restaurants with craft beer.


George Keeley  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Popular beer destination, hearty pub food.


Interesting beers are on tap at this pleasant bar-restaurant.


Cosy Morningside Heights basement bar next to Columbia University.


Dive Bar  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu Regularly has real ale

One of three Upper West Side Dive Bars (the original).


Brick walled bar with a great selection.


 Washington Heights

Pleasant beer bar with good food.


 

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