Monthly Archives: October 2015

A review of Ted's Corner Tavern in Manhattan's Murray Hill

Located at 523 third Ave in Manhattan’s Murray Hill (in the old Third and Long location), Ted’s Corner Tavern is a solid craft beer bar in a part of town that can really use such a spot. Thirty taps of quality craft beers from around the U.S. are a draw, as are the specialty cocktails. Some window seating available for prime people watching at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and 35th Street. Food menu primarily consists of small plates and pita sandwiches, with a lean toward Eastern Mediterranean cuisine. Teds opens at 5pm daily and is definitely worth a visit on your next NYC pub crawl through the nabe.

Teds Corner Tavern 2

A review of Carragher's in Midtown Manhattan

Located at 225 West 39th Street in Manhattan, Carragher’s is a new midtown pub. Slightly off the beaten path, Carragher’s is a spacious, bi-level spot, open from lunchtime through to late night. Carragher’s comes from the same owners as other Manhattan bars, such as The Cricketer’s Arms, The Irish American and The Mad Hatter. Carragher’s offers 20 mostly quality tap beers are available, along with another dozen or so bottled beers and a full bar. Add in the friendly staff and Carragher’s is an all-around solid spot.

Carragher Pub

A review of Bob's Your Uncle in Manhattan's Morningside Heights

Located at 929 Columbus Avenue in Manhattan’s Morningside Heights, Bob’s Your Uncle (a phrase used to imply “everything is all right”) is a fairly spacious minimalist decor new craft beer bar for this neighborhood. Ten quality taps, mostly NY or other regional US craft brews are available. Bar is on the left, several high top tables opposite the bar make up the majority of the seating area. A few seats by the window for prime Columbus Ave people watching. Bob’s Your Uncle is an all around solid spot.

Bobs Your Uncle

A review of West End Hall in Manhattan's Morningside Heights

Located at 2756 Broadway in Manhattan’s Morningside Heights, West End Hall picks up where Five Lamps Tavern left off. Twenty very quality tap beers are the main draw (full bar also available). There’s some outdoor seating along Broadway. The main seating area inside comprise of 4-6 person communal tables. A sizeable backyard spot holds numerous communal tables. The food menu is a mix of German beer hall food mixed in with bar/bistro fare (brunch available on weekends). We look forward to returning here.

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A review of Bill Baker's in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Located off the beaten path at 364 Grand Street, along the border between North Side and South Side in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg, Bill Baker’s is a solid craft beer bar to begin or end your Brooklyn NYC Grand Street bar crawl. The 16 tap beers are mainly from the tri-state area. Food is a mix of upscale bar and bistro fare. Sidewalk seating is available in warm weather, though the nearby BQE doesn’t make Bill Baker’s the best outdoor drinking spot in the area. The layout is half bar and half table seating. Bill Baker’s is an overall great spot.

Bill Bakers