American Restaurant / Pub
54 Pearl Street
New York, NY 10004
Party Earth Review Despite its genteel name and ivied French windows, Wilfie & Nell is actually a hardcore watering hole for young professionals and finance types looking to get seriously drunk – and an impressive selection of tap and bottled beers like Rogue and Dead Guy Ale helps them reach that goal. A single baby blue armchair invites ... more
228 West 4th Street
New York, NY 10014
Reviewed by Chris K.
"Upon entering Cornelius, my first impression was, 'Ah, ho-hum, another Brooklyn hipster eatery, guess I'll have a beer.' Twenty minutes and two Coney ..." more
565 Vanderbilt Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Reviewed by Jaclyn W.
"My Take: I cannot say enough great things about O’Flanagan’s. I am not even Irish and I have been venturing here on St. Patrick’s Day for over fi ..." more
1215 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Party Earth Review Boasting forty hi-def flat-screen TVs and a rustic yet sophisticated dark pine décor, The Ainsworth is an expansive gastropub and sports bar that attracts a clientele of upscale sports enthusiasts and local nine-to-fivers. While daytime sees a bustling business lunch crowd filling the chocolate leather banquettes in the ... more
122 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001
Reviewed by Helen D.
"I really can't get enough of this place. It's like a tiny oasis of not-that-expensive food in the so-insanely-expensive West Village. First of all, yo ..." more
314 West 11th Street
New York, NY 10014
Party Earth Review A welcoming English ale house situated in a former Laundromat, Drop Off Service and its cheap imperial pints attract an outgoing clientele of creative types and beer lovers. Afternoons often see loyal regulars and expats – and their dogs – ensconced at the homey wood bar, which boasts one of the friendliest staffs in town ... more
211 Avenue A
New York, NY 10009
Party Earth Review As much a historical landmark as it is a tavern, McSorley’s Old Ale House has welcomed such illustrious guests as Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt over its 150 years, and only started admitting women in the 1970s. Still in its original location, the bar nowadays is home to a loyal blue-collar crowd joined by a good showing ... more
15 East 7th Street
New York, NY 10003
Party Earth Review Whipping up enough Guinness-soaked rowdiness to satisfy any young Midtown denizen’s appetite for after-work unwinding, McFadden’s Saloon draws a consistent crowd of party girls and game twenty-something professionals who like a little swank with their pint-swilling. A stylized Irish pub that’s heavier on the “style” than ... more
800 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Party Earth Review A rooftop beer garden with picturesque views, a menu of hearty Italian favorites, and a selection of craft ales pumped straight from the cask, Birreria at Eataly appeals to erudite foodies as well as dyed-in-the-wool beer fanatics. Located on the fourteenth floor of Eataly’s Chelsea headquarters, this al fresco beer-vana ... more
200 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10010
You don’t have to wait until Saint Patrick’s Day to get in on the luck of the Irish, for there are pots of gold-worthy pubs in New York doing brisk business 365 days a year.
Sure, New Yorkers know how to go out late and party hard, but they also know how to chill out with a frothy pint of Guinness, toss a few darts, watch some soccer (that’s the REAL football to you!), and catch up with old friends.
It’s doubtful anyone has ever said they couldn’t find a NYC pub to make their own what with the sheer number of New York pubs to choose from. Whether it’s at the hole-in-the-wall pubs of the East Village and Chinatown where hip, alternative trendsetters down cheap beer or the handful of more upscale pubs in the Meatpacking District, pubs in NYC cover every price range and style. German pubs, Irish pubs, gastropubs, and more, it’s all here.
Maybe it’s a good night to join the creative artists in Hell’s Kitchen at some rank pub that hasn’t seen the light of day in decades, or maybe you’re feeling more like watching the pretty people make their way to the exclusive watering holes in Chelsea while you ogle them through a pub’s window? Done and done!
And don’t forget, it’s not just New York proper where the pub scene flourishes. Brooklyn is on everyone’s go-to list for a great pub party, often at a much cheaper price than back in Manhattan.