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Pioneers Bar NYC

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
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Open Mic on sunday afternoon

Great host at this open mic, with a lot of great energy. A lot of comedians showed up, it was a... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2019
Sieradenparadijs
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Maarssen, The Netherlands
Little gem of a find

Just been up ESB and was wondering around looking for a bar using my phone Failed to find the bar... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
simon r
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  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
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Jun 21, 2019
“Open Mic on sunday afternoon”
Aug 27, 2018
“Great find!! ”
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138 W 29th St, New York City, NY 10001-5301
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Reviewed June 21, 2019

Great host at this open mic, with a lot of great energy. A lot of comedians showed up, it was a comfortable setting

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sieradenparadijs
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Such a great bar just near our hotel. We called here everyday of our stay and found it to be friendly and the drinks were reasonably priced. Staff were lovely and even gave us a complimentary drink on our last visit. Will be returning on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bexscaff
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

Just been up ESB and was wondering around looking for a bar using my phone Failed to find the bar we were looking for but found this place glad we did. Girl behind the bar was great made us feel real welcome. Atmosphere was chilled...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank simon r
Reviewed November 9, 2017

The music was played rather loud, but we were also the only non-in-our-twenties visitors, so that's probably on us! :-) Loved the Game of Thrones Flipper game and since it was located on the same street as our hotel it was a no-brainer to pay...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here having drinks and playing some games. I went with a group of friends but this would be a great date place too. Would definitely go back!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 101MO
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

What a fun place. Everybody seemed really friendly. Nice and unique beer selection Really loved the cocktail selection and the ginger shandy was awesome! Fortunate to meet the manager alyson (?) there, a charming and obviously very capable head of the place. VERY personable. Also,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ron H
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Was looking for some pinball after dinner and this place had it! Only two were working, which was find. Place was pretty much empty. Pinball was fun, bartenders good and the beer selection was decent.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank edelweiss40
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Small on the outside but really opens up when inside. Our hotel was just round the corner so finished up at Pioneers Bar every night. Nice selection of beers friendly staff and was full of locals who were only willing to talk to a couple...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Clive P
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Hidden gem in Chelsea. After 7 hectic days of sightseeing we ended up finishing every night here relaxing. A neighborhood bar that is anything but mundane. The staff makes this place come alive. No matter how busy, they will stop everything to have a friendly...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank garya39
Reviewed March 10, 2017

We visited this bar at the recommendation of the front desk hotel employee. The bar is fairly small and on a Monday night, the crowd was minimal. They had a lot of fun games like beer pong, a large Connect Four game, pinball machines and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
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