Ale House

The Pony Bar

The Pony Bar

This joint has a seriously classic look. A long wooden bar with wooden bar stools lines one side of the narrow space, with low tables on the other. The floo...
Spritzenhaus

Spritzenhaus

I swear it was like 2008 or so when hot dogs became hip -- or gourmet, at the very least. And, let's face it, German food is nothing but some fancy-ass weiners....
Amity Hall

Amity Hall

So, Mr. Hipster, you ask. What the hell were you doing at this Village bar just steps from NYU? Isn't this where kids go when they want a fancy burger, or are s...
Radegast Hall & Biergarten

Radegast Hall & Biergarten

If you're coming to Radegast, you better leave your noodle-arms at home. The beers go about 20-25 pounds and the raucous atmosphere will have you raising it to ...
Jimmy's No. 43

Jimmy’s No. 43

Everything at this joint screams good time. Some sort of vaguely Belgian theme combined with a kind of Arthurian rusticness and close subterranean quarters and ...
Blind Tiger

Blind Tiger Ale House II

The scene of one of my most embarrassing drinking escapades happened at the old Blind Tiger Ale House right before they closed shop. I won't go into detail, but...
Hop Devil Grill

Hop Devil Grill

Evil this place is not. But Satan's lair is flush with beers. Service? Not so much. To be fair, though, we hit this place at an odd time. It was in that...
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St. Mark’s Ale House

We're not sure there was a huge outcry for a brightly-lit sports bar in this neighborhood, but we'll have to take their word for it. Smack dab in the middle...
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Barrow Street Ale House

A decent size bar, rows of long tables and reasonably priced pitchers of beer spells lots of drunk idiots. While these idiots might be a little older than their...