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McSorley's Old Ale House

15 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10003-8291
+1 212-473-9148
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  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
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“light or dark” (92 reviews)
“dark ale” (56 reviews)
“light beer” (33 reviews)
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15 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10003-8291
East Village
+1 212-473-9148
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's a real old ale house , drinks are cheap Place is old but a classic I love talking friends from out of town cause it's such a unique place

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing place to drink only beer . Light or Tan. $6 for 4 small beers. Food is bar food. Historical place to be .Early 1800's it started.

Thank rtmorrow1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to McSorley´s for a beer and we got a great visit. Not only was the beer good, the staff was great.

Thank Marie-Louise M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch - fun pub with fantastic (fresh!) corned beef hash and fries. Will visit again.

Thank chb59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staffel. Friendly and attentive and had a good time the ball was not overly populated as the feel and look great Irish pub afternoon we just had an opportunity to stop in for one beer

Thank jthwrh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the sawdust on the floor, to the warmth of the tenders and staff, and only two choices of mugs of old style beer/ale, this spot is a must-see! From the time of the revolution, it has stood the test of time. I remember when...More

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take your pick dark or pale ale that's all that's on offer! Jostle for a seat and get served by the outwardly (but friendly) stern barman, no nonsense drinking house a great spot, get the cheese and crackers too!

Thank Jeremiah_Joseph
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beer is delicious, staff are great, if it had been closer to my hotel I would probably have spent most of my holiday there.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stopped in at McSorley's Old Ale House for a pint or two of their signature cream ale. We were not disappointed. The ale was cold and refreshing. Our server was a nice gentleman who was very pleasant and polite. If you are ever...More

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

You get two beers at a time and your only choices are light or dark. Friendly staff, great history, wonderful visit!

Thank hisrib
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catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college
students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the
old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still
experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned
shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of
the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does this place just serve beer??? Any wine ???? Or other drink alternative??
12 March 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Beer only
It reopened?
20 November 2016|
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Response from TheForrestGump | Reviewed this property |
Didn't know it ever closed, but it's very much open now!
Nikki M
Are kids allowed in?
9 April 2016|
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Response from Liderien | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend it