Downtown / Other

Downtown / Other

**UNDER CONSTRUCTION** Bars without descriptions have reviews coming. They are still in geographic order. 

East-West: South; Front; Water/Pearl; Gold; William; Nassau; B-Way;  Church/Trinity; Greenwich; West; South End; North End

North-South: Chambers; Brooklyn Bridge; Warren; Murray;  Park/Beekman;  Barclay;  Vesey/Ann;  Fulton;  Dey/John;  Courtland; Liberty/Maiden;  Cedar;  Albany/Thames/Pine;  Carlisle/Wall; Rector;  Thames/Exchange;  Morris; Beaver; William; Pearl; Water; South

 

Raccoon Lodge: Dive Bar. 59 Warren @ W-Bway; 19/13/I; http://raccoonlodgenyc.com/; On the southern edge of TriBeCa, this dive features very cool, friendly bartenders and dirt cheap drinks in a dive setting; Crazy décor; Pool tables; Actually attracts a mixed crowd.  Been around for years – solid.

 

PJ Clarke’s: Pub. 4 World Financial Center;  21/20/M; www.pjclarkes.com/; Owned by actor Timothy Hutton; Absolutely outstanding burgers, large seafood raw bar menu; Newly renovated;  Classy pub with great after work crowd- massive outdoor seating area in summer; Comfortable and cool vibe. Old New York feel;  NYC Institution.

 

Market Bar:

Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar:

Clinton Hall:

Dark Horse:

 

Patriot Saloon: Dive Bar. 110 Chambers @ Church; 17/11/I;  They hire bartenders with a sign reading “drunk sluts wanted”.  Two levels;  Darts and pool; $6 pitcher of Pabst; Dancing on the bar welcomed; Basically – like Red Rock West downtown. Dirt cheap madness. Pinball machines, Pool tables, good jukebox.

 

121 Fulton St:

John St Bar:

Jim Brady’s:

The Growler:

The Dubliner:

Irish Punt:

Open Door Gastropub:

Beekman Pub:

Irish American Pub:

Fraunces Tavern:

Murphy’s Tavern Bar:

Nassau Bar:

 

Killarney Rose: Irish Pub. 127 Pearl St @ Hanover Sq; 23/20/M; www.killarneyrose.com/;  Awesome Place; Dirt cheap house draft; Great food- especially the wings; 2 levels; Happy Hour/ After work bar. Welcoming feel with friendly bartenders; Wed = live music.  Non-corporate scene refreshing for area. Buy-backs.

 

Iron Horse NYC: Dive Bar.32 Cliff Street @ Fulton-John; 22/15/M;  www.ironhorsenyc.com; Happy Hour 12-8pm ½ price drinks; $2 Rolling Rock all day; Opened summer of 2009; Projection TV and pool table in back. Operated by former dive bar personnel, so they know what you want.  A SWING hangs over the bar – used early and often by the ladies behind the bar…and with customers. The bartenders are the real show–they breathe fireballs and entertain all night.

 

Jeremy’s Ale House: Dive Bar. 228 Front St @ Peck Slip; 19/11/I; www.jeremysalehouse.com; Total Dive spot; Drink huge selection of beers in massive Styrofoam cups or bottles; Great, cheap food; Very popular; Cheap wings; TVs; Hours- 8am-midnight. Outdoor area; Donkey Kong.

 

Nelson Blue: Pub. 233 Front St @ Peck Slip; 22/20/M;  www.nelsonblue.com/;  NYC’s first New Zealand Bar and Grill; Very cool décor, trendy appeal; Excellent full menu – including brunch; Bar scene and after work spot in addition to dining. Splurge on lamb chops; People watching ideal on nice days.

 

Keg No 229: Beer Bar. 229 Front St @ Peck Slip; 23/20/M; www.keg229.com; Besides a very attracting setting and stylish

décor, the draw here is the self-service taps (4 of them) where you pay by the ounce. Wonderful area in the summer so this is just an idea spot to take a break and enjoy a beer. Brunch served with a free drink.

 

Ulysses: Irish Pub. 95 Pearl St @ Hanover Sq; 22/19/M; http://www.ulyssesnyc.com/home; Owners of Puck Fair;  Huge after work crowd; Easily the best happy hour bar in Lower Manhattan; Singles scene; Yuppy scene; Good pub food.  Private parties.  Nice pints of Guinness and other beers.  Good food.  Lots of office parties here.

 

Stone Street Tavern: Irish Pub.  52 Stone St @ Hanover Sq;  18/18/M;  http://www.stonestreettavernnyc.com/; Small tavern – very clean and comfortable; Nice pit stop on way to the Seaport;  Popular for lunch and weekend brunch;  Near Ulysses in case you need another option. Solid service.

 

Full Shilling: Irish Pub. 160 Pearl St @ Wall-Pine; 17/15/M;  www.thefullshilling.com;  Happening after work spot for Wall St crowd; Very good food- burgers & Cobb salad; Large number of beers on tap; Happy Hour scene. Nothing special late at night or weekends.

 

Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog Shop: Cocktail Bar. 30 Water Street @ Broad; 26/23/E;  www.deadrabbitnyc.com; Gorgeous new speakeasy cocktail bar; Sit-down parlor level and a taproom in the lower level;  75+ mixed drinks to choose from in their drink menu ($14 each or so);  Excellent nibbles and bar food; Expert bartenders; Highly rated even nationally; Perfect date spot; No Rez; Beautiful inside; Ideal after fun at the Seaport.

 

Pound & Pence: English Pub. 55 Liberty @ Maiden Ln20/18/M;  www.poundandpence.com/; Authentic feel; Darts Mondays; Ladies Night Wednesdays; Classic wood décor; Stylish; Happy Hour; Great after work spot. Separate dining room to eat; Pool table; Private parties. Wall street regulars. English style comes through. 5-8pm Happy hour.

 

Apotheke: Lounge. 9 Doyers St @ Chathan Sq. Chinatown near Financial; 25/24/VE; www.apothekenyc.com; Staffers in white lab coats serve unbelievable ‘cool’, fancy mixed drinks; Drinks rumored to have magical powers; That being said – ultra cool décor and worth a trip; High quality drinks; Basically a speakeasy.