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East Village Tavern

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158 Avenue C, New York City, NY 10009-5301
212-253-8400
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
A real gem, with a great selection of local brews!

You cannot go wrong at the East Village Tavern. The crowd may be heavy or light but you will always get good service from the bartender who knows a lot about the great beers they are serving. This is my A#1 pub when I'm in the City.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2015
EvanKovach
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

You cannot go wrong at the East Village Tavern. The crowd may be heavy or light but you will always get good service from the bartender who knows a lot about the great beers they are serving. This is my A#1 pub when I'm in the City.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

If you are a fan of quality craft beers and an unpretentious atmosphere, then you'll find yourself gravitating to the East Village Tavern. The taps change constantly so whenever you come in, chances are very good that you'll find a new craft beer to try. The food menu is also simple yet good, which is what appeals to most patrons.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The East Village Tavern is part of the Good Beer Seal which means it serves locally crafted beer amongst other things. The beer selection is fantastic. I have been to the bar on a weekday afternoon when I've been the only person there and I've been on a Saturday night when it's packed and both times I had a brilliant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2009

I strongly recommend this place. I have just returned from a long weekend in NYC staying at the very good 'East Village Bed and Coffee' (check out the reviews!) and made this place my local for the duration. A stunning range of quality ales, a friendly clientele and friendly, informative bar staff (thanks Marty!). I didn't eat from the bar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 158 Avenue C, New York City, NY 10009-5301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: 212-253-8400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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