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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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1.1 miles from Bronx Zoo
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Reviewed February 5, 2016

The Jolly Tinker is among one of the last holdouts of a real Irish American bar south of Woodlawn. You walk in the door and it feels like you are back in the 1960s or 70s. The bartender was a nice gentleman and the beers...were good. There were quite a few kids from Fordham University which is about 6 blocks away. I hope this place never closes.More

Date of visit: June 2015
Reviewed July 7, 2015

We just stopped for a quick drink before catching the train back to downtown. It has a long history and is full of character inside.

Date of visit: June 2015
Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

I moved to moshulu, back in 2001. This is were I met, my now husband and we had some great times... Played pool, drank socialized. On our first date, he was 3hr's late. I remember the bar tender at the time, his name was paddie...- good guy. Good times!More

Reviewed May 30, 2012

TINKERS! This is the bar that would let you in regardless of your age and looks, dead serious! I don't know how the door the policy is now, because i have not been there in ages, I'd say maybe 6-7 years but all you had...to do was flash your fake id , don't act timid and if anything slip a $20 to the bouncer who looked un-interested and I'd say about 98% of the time you were getting into the bar. THIS IS A STRAIGHT UP FORDHAM UNIV. BAR FOR FORDHAM STUDENTS. You really don't have any business being here unless you happen to know the bartenders like i do, your irish from woodlawn or yonkers or your a fordham univ students. There really is no other reason than looking for a drunk college girl or guy (depending on your gender) to have some type of grenade-esque atom bomb type hook up with, b/c it's not the prettiest crowd, unless you have severe beer goggles. The bar is super small and always pretty packed, whenever i went i really just stuck to beer b/c they have some pretty good specials and good ale's on tap. On the weekends when Fordham is in session it can be a slop tart fest and cluster [--] so it's going to be packed whether your in the front or back section, my suggestion stay in the front, some entertaining things happen at that bar, I've seen a lot of gross and forgettable hook ups, people busting their faces and some pretty outrageous fights, this place is a circus, lol.More

Date of visit: February 2012
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Reviewed January 15, 2008

Nice Drinks!

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