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The House of Brews

#2,057 of 11,426 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Midtown
American, Bar, Pub
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363 W 46th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10036-3818
212-245-0551
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Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner
Description: This cozy neighborhood Hell's Kitchen beer cave offers a laid back...
This cozy neighborhood Hell's Kitchen beer cave offers a laid back atmosphere with down-to-earth staff & a great selection of craft brews from around the world! Your local bar with your favorite beer & soon-to-be favorite beer--we have a rotating beer list for those who always want to try something new, and a permanent list for those who love their old standbys.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food an lovely staff

Stopped in here twice last week while on a weeks break from Scotland. The two girls we came came across were both pleasant and helpful and the food was tasty . They also have a great selection of beers but the Guinness rocked my boat. Also compared to midtown the prices are pretty decent give it a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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  • Bar scene
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Dundee
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Stopped in here twice last week while on a weeks break from Scotland. The two girls we came came across were both pleasant and helpful and the food was tasty . They also have a great selection of beers but the Guinness rocked my boat. Also compared to midtown the prices are pretty decent give it a try. Many thanks... More 

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Medford, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Here's the thing: great food and beer! But the service was lacking. I went with a bunch of friends and while there there wasn't any other customers but we waited on the waitress a few times for a while and ended up going to the bar to get our drinks. That being said, she was nice so maybe she was... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I first visited the House of Brews in 2008 when staying on 46th St. We loved it - who wouldn't like $5 martinis during happy hour? Came back in 2009 - again, excellent. Good beer, good food, good vibes and service. Still loving the $5 martinis! Went back with my husband last September and not so good. The atmosphere was... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Not sure what the difference is between this one and the one a few block away, but this was VERY close to my hotel and it seemed like a great spot for dinner. There was no wait and lots of beer choices, given the name. The food was good and it was laidback in there. I can recommend this if... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Seriously can't say enough good things about this bar! We were staying close to Times Square and hunted this place down on the first day that we arrived because they had a couple of beers we really wanted to try. It's a 5 minute walk from Times Square, has an excellent beer selection and some awesome IPA's if you're a... More 

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Nashville
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stopped here for lunch - we had burgers and buffalo mac n cheese. It was okay but nothing worth trying again.

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Wales, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Lots of good beers....mostly local micro breweries and although we didn't eat there the food looked good.

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Salem CT
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

another nice restaurant/bar. nice people, good atmosphere, good food, good beer and a hugh variety on tap and bottles/cans.

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Baden-Baden, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Great quiet little tavern with friendly staff and a great selection of beers. They have rotating guest drafts and also have a selection of wines and ciders.

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Watched the rose bowl here. Good pub food. Good service and good beers. Lots of TV's. Pub is small - only has 10 tables or so but wasn't crowded.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 363 W 46th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10036-3818
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-245-0551

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

This cozy neighborhood Hell's Kitchen beer cave offers a laid back atmosphere with down-to-earth staff & a great selection of craft brews from around the world! Your local bar with your favorite beer & soon-to-be favorite beer--we have a rotating beer list for those who always want to try something new, and a permanent list for those who love their old standbys.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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