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The Ginger Man

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Address: 11 E 36th St, New York City, NY 10016-3318
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+1 212-532-3740
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12:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 4:00 am
Sat 12:30 pm - 4:00 am

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Good selection of beer

Nice spot, good selection of beer, all kinds of beer including cask! Nice atmosphere, good location, friendly staff. Didn't try any food but it looked tasty

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Justin M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice spot, good selection of beer, all kinds of beer including cask! Nice atmosphere, good location, friendly staff. Didn't try any food but it looked tasty

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Thank Justin M
Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a large group on our first night in NY. Most of our friends don't speak fluent english and had a hard time ordering their drinks. The bartender wasn't nice to them at all. She wouldn't even suggest a good beer to order (there is a large selection of beers which is nice). We only had one drink in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for beer but it is busy! They have 30-60 beers on tap and many great ones. A minor irritation is the prices are subject to tax so are higher than they appear!

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Mount Olive, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

We stopped with a client for a beer or two after a meeting, the bar was packed but we found a place and were able to enjoy a couple beers. Selection amazing, the staff knows beer and honestly would stay to try more if we could so many reasons to return. It was noisy making conversation difficult, but great atmosphere.... More 

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WEST YORLSHIRE
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

Came across the Ginger Man on a cold rainy evening, the place looked inviting so we shot in out of the wet. Sat at the table the waitress gave us a menu which had black printing on brown background, the lighting was poor and we couldn't read the menu. Walked under the light to read it, ordered our choices and... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Great beer selection with knowledgeable and friendly staff and it's in a nice old building as well. My only experience of the food was a pretzel and beer cheese which was tasty and a bit of a revelation to me as we don't really do beer cheese in the UK, although I wish we did!

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Thank Mark I
New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here. Disorganised service. Incorrect order served and additional with salad costly and extortionate. Used to be good but somewhere we'll look to miss moving forward.

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Thank jobob10
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Called here after a day trip em route to our hotel . Great selection of beers and knowledgeable staff . I enjoyed the ciders on tap while here and my partner was in beer heaven . Great bar snacks too . Definetly go if you enjoy a decent pint !!!

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Thank minxycookie
Montreal, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

If you like to receive a warm welcome in a pub avoid this place. What a melting pot of misery. To be fair, the barman and some of the other clients were really nice but the waiters / waitresses were the most miserable bunch I've ever encountered. Nice beer though

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Wermelskirchen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Awesome selection of many styles of beer. If you like beer, here you will find what you want. Come early to get a table.

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