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McSorleys Old Ale House

15 E. 7th St., New York City, NY 10003 (East Village)
212-473-9148
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Ranked #43 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Pub
Neighborhood:
East Village
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

McSorleys is always a staple for an evening out. Me and friends meet here before going to a show or a club to "pregame" and unwind. Love the chill atmosphere and the outgoing staff. Of course the beer is top shelf! McSorleys is a great place to have a few drinks and laughs with the gang.

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Ocean City, MD
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45 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

How can you pass up this ale house with all the history attached. Ordered a round of dark lagers and sucked up the vibe and ambiance this place had to offer. A man can really get a lot of drinking done in this place. Make sure you don't miss it.

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Orlando, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Great atmosphere and cheap beer! Old school bar and the people that go there are fun! The staff tells you where to sit and are kind of bossy but I loved that! They are great! They found us seats and told us to sit which we loved and we sat with random people only drinking beer. We started conversations with... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

A buddy of mine always goes on his visits to NYC so I finally tried it three days ago. We were not disappointed. Google it for some history. This isn't a fancy place by any means. The prices are unbelievably reasonable. Everything under $10. I still haven't figured out the beer price as there are no menus but I'm guessing... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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99 reviews 99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Went here with a group of friends and loved it. Very fun, upbeat atmosphere! The staff are happy and efficient. I'm not a huge beer drinker but I actually liked the light very much. This is a great place to have authentic and tasty experience!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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315 reviews 315 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Love this place, a pub with history in NYC, never thought that they have old places like these over there. Founded in 1854 it still looks like it probably looked back then. If you order a beer they ask you want a light lager or an ale, that's it. And they serve you two small jugs, each 0.2 Liter. For... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you want to see some old historic items this is the place. If you also want half filled beers light or dark, this is the same place to visit. Tip, keep ordering when they ask if your ready for more or else you will be getting your bill and hurried out the door.

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Rio de Janeiro
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

They don't have much options on tap (dark or light, if I'm not wrong) and the place smells like old dry beer. But it has a nice atmosphere for beer lovers.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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120 reviews 120 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

This place is a slice of history with a personality all its own. The place was packed when we were there but we found an empty table. I ordered the dark beer...easy to make a choice in beverage, dark, light, cola or water..and found it dry and delicious. I also tried the light which was good also. The place has... More 

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

From the minute you walk into McSorley's you know you are in a special place. The atmosphere, the history on the walls, the fabulous bar food (don't miss the fish and chips on Fridays!),the staff, and of course the amazing ale make this one of New York City's treasures. No need to worry if you are on your own -... More 

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Additional Information about McSorleys Old Ale House

Address: 15 E. 7th St., New York City, NY 10003
Phone Number: 212-473-9148
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Pub

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