Gastropubs are a hybrid of a restaurant and a pub (gastronomy + pub). They can be a bar that serves better than pub grub food, or a restaurant that also has a decent bar scene. In our continuous efforts to “connect the fun to the fun people”, we present our list of the best gastropubs in New York:
MurphGuide Directory of the Top Gastropubs in NYC:
Financial District/Lower Manhattan
121 Fulton 121: Fulton St. (between Nassau & Dutch) (646) 545-6647
American Bar & Grill with a full-scale restaurant, bar and event space.
Barleycorn: 23 Park Place (between Broadway & Church St.) (212) 933-0039
American gastropub boasting 72 beers on draft, and 100 bottled varieties
The Malt House: 9 Maiden Lane (between Broadway & Nassau St.) (646) 682-7577
Tavern serving craft beer & cocktail and locally sourced American style dishes.
Open Door: 110 John St. (between Pearl & Cliff St.) (212) 608-0200
Upscale gastropub offering updated versions of all of your favorites from chef Ivan Hernandez.
Lower East Side
Hill & Dale: 115 Allen St. (Delancey St.) (212) 420-1115
Cocktail lounge & gastropub for booze lovers & audiophiles.
Schiller’s:131 Rivington St. (Norfolk St.) (212) 260-4555
Casual neighborhood restaurant & bar with a continental menu from famed restaurateur Keith McNally
Set L.E.S.: 127 Ludlow St. (between Rivington & Delancy St.) (212) 982-8225
New American, Asian fusion and barbeque gastropub
Spitzer’s Corner: 101 Rivington St. (Ludlow St.) (212) 228-0027
Gastropub serving quality American pub fare, with 40 craft beers on tap
The Brooklyneer: 220 W. Houston St. (between 6th Ave. & Varick St.) (646) 692-4911
Brooklyn-themed gastropub featuring some of the best of the borough’s local producers into their menu of local fare, cocktails, & taps.
AOA Bar & Grill: 35 Avenue of Americas (Lispenard St.) (212) 925-1600
Sports gastropub serving American/ Euro pub fare, and featuring over 75 selections of beer, and a wood fire burning pizza oven.
Church Publick: 78 Reade St. (Between Broadway & Church St.) (212) 267-3000
Craft beer-centric restaurant and pub featuring 20 rotating draft lines and an upscale-casual, farm-driven and locally sourced menu.
Bar Sardine: 183 W. 10th St. (W. 4th St.) (646) 360-3705
Small, easygoing West Village neighborhood gastropub
Blue Haven: 108 W. Houston St. (Thompson St.) (212) 505-3400
upscale sports bar and craft brew pub, offering modern gastropub fare
Carroll Place: 157 Bleecker St. (between Thompson & Sullivan St.) (212) 260-1700
Italian American wine bar and gastropub
The Crooked Knife: 232 W. 14th St. (between 7th & 8th Ave.) (212) 929-4534
Homey Irish gastropub with a dining room and year-round garden patio
The Folly: 92 W. Houston St. (between Thompson St. & LaGuardia Pl.) (646) 726-4740
Gastropub with nautical touches, offering a seafood-focused menu & craft cocktails
Highlands: 150 W. 10th St. (between Waverly Pl. & Greenwich Ave.) (212) 229-2670
Suthentic award winning contemporary Scottish gastro pub
The Malt House: 206 Thompson St. (Bleecker St.) (212) 228-7713
American Tavern pairing locally sourced cuisine with craft beer & cocktails
The Spotted Pig: 314 W. 11th St. (Greenwich St.) (212) 620-0393
A leader in the gastropub scene in NYC
Sweetwater Social: 643 Broadway (Bleecker St.) (212) 253-7467
Underground cocktail bar below Bleecker Kitchen & Co.
Swine: 531 Hudson St. (7th Ave. South & W. 10th St.) (212) 255-7675
New American cuisine specializing in bacon. Calls itself a “barstaurant”.
Boulton & Watt: 5 Avenue A (E. Houston St.) (646) 674-6004
Classic American and English comfort food and a late night menu.
The Copper Still: 151 Second Ave. (between 9th & 10th St.) (212) 510-8469
Irish pub & whiskey library.
DBGB Kitchen and Bar: 299 Bowery (between Houston & E. 1st St.) (212) 933-5300
Daniel Boulud’s French-American brasserie serving gourmet burgers, housemade sausages & Lyonnaise fare, plus 22 beers on draft
Lion’s Beer Store: 104 Second Ave. (6th St.) (212) 475-0595
Bar, restaurant, beer consultancy, and retail store under one roof.
Saxon & Parole: 316 Bowery (Bleecker St.) (212) 254-0350
Equestrian-chic restaurant featuring ‘grilled meats & aquatic delights’ by Michelin-starred Chef Brad Farmerie.
The Winslow: 243 E. 14th St. (between Second & Third Ave.) (212) 777-7717
U.K.-inspired eatery and modern gin joint featuring beverage program designed by world-class bartender Dominic Venegas.
The Wren: 344 Bowery (Great Jones St.) (212) 388-0148
Gastropub serving pub grub, cocktails, and craft beers.
Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails
367 Third Ave. (between 26th & 27th St.)
New York, NY.
Specializing in craft beer and small batch spirits and serving an eclectic menu of familiar New American comfort food
The Crooked Knife: 29 E. 30th St. (between Park & Madison Ave.) (212) 696-2593
Irish gastropub named for the translation of the Dutch version of Gramercy.
The Flying Cock: 497 Third Ave. (between 33rd & 34th St.) (212) 689-6900
Quality food, craft beer and cocktails.
Chelsea & West 20s
The Ainsworth: 122 W. 26th St. (between 6th & 7th Ave.) (212) 741-0646
Upscale sports bar serving fusion of classical American fare w/exotic ingredients.
Death Ave.: 315 Tenth Ave. (28th St.) (212) 695-8080
Brewpub with Hellenic inspired menu
Flatiron Hall: 38 W. 26th St. (between 5th & 6th Ave.) (646) 790-3200
Restaurant and beer hall inspired by the Student Art League of New York
Haymaker: 252 W. 29th St. (between 7th & 8th Ave.) (646) 429-8237
Bar & kitchen designed in the spirit of a haymaker’s farmhouse, serving craft beers
No. 8: 357 W. 16th St. (Ninth Ave.) (212) 206-1096
bi-level restaurant and lounge reviving the legend of Bungalow 8.
The Tippler: 425 W. 15th St. (between 9th & 10th Ave.) (212) 206-0000
Classic NY cocktail destination in the cellar space below the Chelsea Market.
Dewey’s Pub: 135 W. 30th St. (between 6th & 7th Ave.) (212) 685-7781
Sports bar & grill with outdoor seating area at the Courtyard by Marriott
District Tap House: 246 W. 38th St. (between 7th & 8th Ave.) (212) 221-1822
Craft beer bar & restaurant with menu by chef Harrison Mosher
Gastro Bar: 345 W. 35th St. (between 8th & 9th Ave.) (646) 200-8857
tapas bar & restaurant in the Tryp Hotel featuring Indian cuisine, American favorites and Spanish tapas
520 Eighth Ave. (37th St.) (212) 643-0034
British-style gastropub & restaurant in the Garment District
Madison Square Tavern: 150 W. 30th St. (between 6th & 7th Ave.) (212) 685-7781
Tri-level restaurant, bar, and event space serving upscale American cuisine, including a second, gluten-free kitchen.
Theater District /West 40s & 50s
The Long Room: 120 W. 44th St. (between 6th & 7th Ave.) (212) 997-3933
Irish gastropub with 34 beers on draft.
Rosie O’Grady’s:: 800 Seventh Ave. (52nd St.) (212) 582-2975
Steak & seafood restaurant and Irish pub in the Theater District
As Is: 734 Tenth Ave. (50th St.) (646) 858-1153
Bar & beer garden serving craft beer along with draft cocktails, wine, and quality bar food
Bar Bacon: 836 Ninth Ave. (between 54th & 55th St.) (646) 362-0622
Bar & restaurant paying homage to the popular cured pork product: bacon
The Brazen Tavern: 356 W. 44th St. (between 8th & 9th Ave.) (212) 445-0131
An homage to classic and beautiful historic inns and taverns of America.
Brickyard: 785 9th Ave. (Between 52nd & 53rd St.) (212) 767-0077
High-end sports and craft beer bar with 24 craft beers on tap, featuring local, organic, and sustainable foods
Iron Bar: 713 Eighth Ave. (45th St.) (212) 961-7507
Gastro bar, restaurant & lounge featuring 45 draft beers on tap.
Upper East side
The Bar Room: 117 E. 60th St. (between Lexington & Park Ave.) (212) 561-5523
American bar & restaurant serving craft beers and cocktails and featuring a 35 foot mahogany bar carved in the 19th century
The Daisy: 1641 Second Ave. (85th St.) (646) 964-5756
Agave gastropub that featuring cocktails and seasonal Mexican-American fare
The District 1679 Third Ave. (94th St.) (212) 289-2005
Neigbhorhood bar & restaurant featuring 40 foot mahogony bar
The Milton: 1754 Second Ave. (between 91st & 92nd St.) (212) 369-1900
Featuring unique hand crafted cocktails, reserved wines and American, Irish and English influenced cuisine from Executive Chef David E. Diaz
The Penrose: 1590 Second Ave. (between 82nd & 83rd St.) (212) 203-2751
Sophisticated neighborhood bistro serving imaginative new American plates, craft beers and cocktails
Upper West Side
Amsterdam Tavern: 938 Amsterdam Ave. (106th St.) (212) 280-8070
gastro-pub with 24 rotating draft beers
Barley & Grain: 421 Amsterdam Ave. (80th St.) (646) 360-3231
whiskey bar and restaurant serving American comfort classics.
The Ellington: 936 Amsterdam Ave. (106th St.) (212) 222-4050
Neighborhood American gastropub
The Johnson’s: 369 Troutman St. (between Wyckoff & Irving Ave.) (718) 417-7100
Brooklyn off-shoot of the Lower East Side’s Welcome to the Johnson’s.
The Rookery: 425 Troutman Ave. (between Wyckoff & St. Nicholas Ave.) (718) 483-8048
contemporary Brooklyn pub housed in an industrial space, with an outdoor front beer garden serving British-West Indian inspired pub food
Did you eat yet? Attempting to re-invent the term “Bar food” .
The Bedford: 110 Bedford Ave. (N. 11th St.) (718) 302-1002
Upscale pub cuisine and a casual neighborhood dining experience
The Gordon Bennett: 109 S. 6th St. (Bedford Ave.) (718) 599-9109
English style neighborhood bar & grill.
L’isola Ristorante: 128 Metropolitan Ave. (between Berry St. & Wythe Ave.) (718) 599-0200
Wood fired pizza bar & Italian ristorante
The Bonnie: 29-12 23rd Ave. (between 29th & 31st St.) (718) 274-2105
Local Astoria bar and eatery, placing an emphasis on all things fresh and local.
Bowery Bay Bar: 1913 Ditmars Blvd. (21st St.) (718) 721-1933
Whiskey bar & restaurant serving comfort food with an edge.
Oliver’s: 37-19 Broadway (38th St.) (718) 806-1476
Craft beer bar & kitchen.
Passage Irish Whiskey Bar and Kitchen: 40-11 30th Ave. (Steinway St.) (917) 832-6680
Irish whiskey bar featuring modern Irish cuisine.
Snowdonia: 34-55 32nd St. (between 34th & 35th Ave.) (347) 730-5783
Welsh gastropub serving authentic food, craft beer and outstanding whiskey.
Sweet Afton: 30-09 34th St. (30th Ave.) (718) 777-2570
Gastropub from the owners of Wilfie & Nell.
Austin Public: 70-28 Austin St. (70th Rd.) (718) 575-0070
Gastropub with craft beer & cocktails.
Forest Hills Station House: 106-11 71st Ave. (Burns St.) (718) 544-5000
Serving craft beer, artisinal cocktails and gourmet food.
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