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McSorley's Old Ale House

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15 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10003-8291
+1 212-473-9148
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“light or dark” (114 reviews)
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15 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10003-8291
East Village
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"light or dark"
in 114 reviews
"light beer"
in 39 reviews
"oldest bar in nyc"
in 21 reviews
"hot mustard"
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"abraham lincoln"
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"liverwurst"
in 13 reviews
"step back in time"
in 26 reviews
"new york"
in 112 reviews
"east village"
in 32 reviews
"great history"
in 11 reviews
"sawdust"
in 175 reviews
"mcsorleys"
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"wishbones"
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"floor"
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"saltines"
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"handcuffs"
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"memorabilia"
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Reviewed yesterday

Yes, it will be crowded in the evening. But push your way through and have a drink while waiting for a shared table. Key is telling one of the wait staff you want to sit. They are super friendly and will try. Two suggestions: 1....More

Thank BobMiles10003
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Reviewed yesterday

I was told about McSorely`s and how its a traditional Irish bar in NY. You can imagine as an Irish person I was looking forward to seeing was thought to be an Irish bar and I have to say it was similar enough to some...More

Thank DavidMDublin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend recommended we visit this great piece of history. We arrived just after lunch and were warmly welcomed. The bartender and waiter could not have been friendlier, telling us about the history and chatting about our vacation. They also made some recommendations for a...More

Thank Fiona C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

McSorley’s is a must for any proper pub crawl in NYC. Four us rolled in on a late Saturday afternoon and we were promptly seated with our first double fisted rounds in front of us (dark please). Then we met our new tablemates. Two gentlemen...More

Thank jelmwood
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here with my partner recently. 2 types of beer (dark ale is nicer). The owner called down and had a chat with us since we were from Ireland. Had a good chat about where his family is from. He gave us a free...More

Thank Mrsparkle100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely not known for their food or beer, a visit here is a part of history. There is a choice of light or dark beer, sawdust on the floor and the lights are dim but the history is worth hearing... Matthew explained some of the...More

1  Thank Sue N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very unique old Irish pub in New York City. Light or dark are your beer choices. Menu is limited and written on a chalk board. My husband enjoyed his liverwurst and I had a cheese plate with a couple cold ones. A must see in...More

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked through the door and felt like we were in the 19th century. Great experience. We didn't eat, but we had the ale. And other than soft drinks that's all you can get, light or dark. When one of us asked if the purveyor...More

Thank Kim G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us walked in, been looking forward to this visit for a few years as previously Ii never got around to it. I sat my three companions down at a spare table, approached the bar and without any problem from the bartender was served...More

Thank Leigh K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Started out my day in Manhattan at McSorley's with college friend. Had lots of ales. We eat corned beef hash plate, chill, large cheese plate and soaked in the atmosphere we had went to college with. This is a must for anyone visiting NYC as...More

Thank Jay B
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Steve B
July 12, 2018|
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Response from Emma B | Reviewed this property |
Looking for more than cheese crackers and liverwurst go elsewhere. Otherwise have at it till they close at midnight. Drink here then go to Katz Deli just four blocks away. Don’t plan on eating here
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bonzo39
September 11, 2017|
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Response from Kerryajmm | Reviewed this property |
As my husband recalls from our July trip, it was $11 for the two of us for a double fisted round. The "dark" was awesome!.
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Pattiemac
July 23, 2017|
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Response from flipmexi17 | Reviewed this property |
I am back in Texas as well! But choose Dark! lol
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