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Jimmy's Corner

140 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
(212) 221-9510
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Ranked #671 of 11,648 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Bar
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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111 reviews from our community

90% Recommend
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We were surprised to find such a nice and cheap bar near the time square! Coctails for 6 bucks - thats cool,and the guy at the bar was very nice. Looking at other reviews,that say "bad service" seems that others just were not so lucky as us ;)

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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164 reviews 164 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

You don't find many of these little theatre district dive bars anymore. Cheap prices, good bartenders who are friendly if you are. Wonderful old prizefight photos on wall. A draft beer with a shot of bar whiskey is $7. Probably 50% less than nearby joints. Not a place for kids or I-Phone nerds. Ideal for adults who want genuine atmosphere,... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The drinks are cheap, as promised. But the good part stops there. We were practically threw out because we were "not drinking fast enough" (I was finishing my second beer after 25 minutes being there). The exact words were "if you seat, you drink, otherwise leave". So we left, told we were being mistreated, and they couldn't care less. Cheap... More

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Don't let appearances fool you, this is actually a pretty awesome bar with unbeatable prices for its location. Just don't go to early as it was as quiet as a church and quite awkward until it filled up.

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Was here last June for my 60th birthday, when Jimmy heard it was my birthday, the bar man put a two upturned glasses on the bar in front of my wife & myself, when I asked what it meant, I was told it was a drink off jimmy, then the same thing happened again from a couple jimmys regulars, Well,... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This bar being rated highly is a misrepresentation. It is a dirty, dingy dive and the guy who appears to be the manager is a rude, aggressive and miserable person. We walked in to get away from the hubbub and craziness of Times Square, only to be presented with an irascible bartender/manager who had clearly never been taught how to... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This place was rated number 1 on a list of top ten bars in NYC. Very disappointing, we actually worked our way down the list to number one. We could see everything the bar tender was doing. We got 2 Rum & Coke, one had half a glass of rum, the other was a quarter cup of rum. We did... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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91 reviews 91 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Jimmy is from SC and he used to be the cut man for Mohammed Ali. Enough said. Go here to drink and if Jimmy is there tell him hey.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Jimmy's has been our "home base" for several trips to NYC for the Big East Basketball Tournament. It may be the coolest dive bar on the planet. Good Beer, people who look much more interesting than me and of course Jimmy-who is a real gentleman. On one night there at 2:30 or so after multiple cold beers, we got up... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

If you like to drink in a dive (and I do), Jimmy's is for you. This is a very small (particularly narrow) bar that can get packed. The walls are graced with boxing memorabilia. One of the few places to get cheap beers in NYC. Patrons are generally friendly and this is a fun place to hang .... If you... More

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