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Rudy's Bar and Grill

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627 9th Ave, At W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3702
+1 646-707-0890
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8:00 am - 4:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 am
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Tierra del Fuego, Chile
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Having previously read about this dive bar , I just had to go, it was just as I imagined loud, raucous, smoke stained roof, bar area v/busy,with free (rotten) hotdogs per drink. Great prices, friendly staff. Toilets, only visit if you really have to. This is a pure dive bar with a big capital "D" me, I enjoyed it....my other... More 

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Thank jimbobshere
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by Rudy's on a Friday night while visiting NYC, celebrating my 30th with my husband. I read several places that this was a great Dive, and that's exactly what it is. It was packed with people of all ages and all backgrounds. The beer is cold and cheap ($4), and the free hotdogs are actually really good. Service was... More 

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Thank TBalthrop
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Googled 'best cheap beer New York' and this was top of the list. It was just as described - cheap beer (e.g. $4 pint Bud Light) and free hot dog to boot! It's a small place without much seating, but it's busy-ness adds to the atmosphere. You may bag a seat at the bar if you wait long enough.

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Thank Caroline K
Tokyo, Japan
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408 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed November 1, 2016

You are either going to love this place or hate. It's a real dive bar, not one of those fake dive bars that cage $8 for a beer, so hipsters beware. The place is literally taped together. Seats and sofas range from very comfortable to I'd rather stand. Drinks are cheap. A bottle of bud will set you back three... More 

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1 Thank McG_Road_Warrior
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

There is something slightly charming about this place when you walk in. But when you look a little closer it's pretty poor. The sofas are held together with tape. The bathroom door to the men's was a poorly fitted piece of wood. Luckily it's dark in the bar so you can't see how dirty it really is.

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Thank Kriss G
London
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Good locals bar not far from Times Square. Good price drinks for NYC and you get a free hotdog with every drink ( you have to ask) Recommend a visit.

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Thank trotterLondon
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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic bar! We all loved it. Some great people in there that have lived in the neighbourhood for Ages- sociable and welcoming. The drink prices are really good and the music (chosen by everyone at the duke box) was great! We didn't get the hot dogs as we had just had dinner but we will next time. Fantastic bar in... More 

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Thank hrds95
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016

waited on by a lovely girl from Ireland I think. delicious meal had everything sort of an irish muise. lovely atmosphere

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Thank cheryl m
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Maybe it's a licensing issue, maybe it's just the way things are in the USA. We walked here in the rain, thinking it would be fun, a thing to do in NYC + most of the other reviews were positive so we braved a call, rainy fall morning to stop in here for a drink. "You can't come in here!"... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

If you're a tourist to NY like me but don't want to feel like one and pay like one, head to Rudy's. It was recommended by a local which is always a good sign and even though the location is pretty much tourist city it's got great priced drinks, easy going service, juke box music and free hot dogs if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 627 9th Ave, At W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3702
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 646-707-0890

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