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Blue Ruin Bar

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345 W 40th St, New York City, NY 10018-1436
+1 646-684-3657
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“times square” (2 reviews)
“new york” (4 reviews)
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345 W 40th St, New York City, NY 10018-1436
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to spend some hours like an original american boy in New York ......it is the right place! Music, people chatting, football games on tv and......a typical pool table!!!!! Enjoy yourself!

Thank Aurora S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This bar was recommended by another bar tender with myself & girlfriend being fans of rock & metal music. The night started brilliantly & the prices were well below the NYC standard & the atmosphere & music were great & the staff friendly. After around...More

Thank Zakcoops81
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Always come to this dive bar in Hell’s Kitchen at the back of port Authority, cheap beer bud 3us a bottle pool load music , locals always a good atmosphere, it’s a great bar when it doesn’t cost a packet , always locals after work

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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

So happy we stumbled upon this bar. They play great music, staff is very nice, and the vibe is amazing. Definitely much better than the typical chain places you find around Times Square. The owner was there and is the nicest guy. We will definitely...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Loved seeing all the stickers supporting all labor unions in this place. Dive bar, but clean! Good atmosphere, cheap drinks, and good company! What more do you want?!?

Thank wendell710
Reviewed October 19, 2017

I stopped here a couple of times, recently, and it was a good experience. Being a rock/metal fan, hearing Motorhead playing, as I walked in, told me it would be my kind of place. The waitress looked good, all tattoo's and piercings and she was...More

Thank SaleDamc
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Women beware! Was there on a Thursday night 9/29/17 and got roofied. Was real lucky my boyfriend came and got me after being there for a few short hours by myself . I shudder to think what might have happened if i he had not.

1  Thank jazzygem81
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

We went to this bar because it was around the corner from our Hotel and it was a very rainy night. This bar was fantastic. The atmosphere was welcoming, the drinks were priced right and it was a local hang out with not too many...More

1  Thank Erika M
Reviewed April 6, 2017

The slogan is "we will ruin you" and they aint lying. In all honestly its an interesting bar with loud rock and metal music. Hot bartenders and a good pool table. Be aware of your surroundings.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple of times - I really like it, doesn't get mentioned as much as Rudys (obviously) or even The Holland Bar....but I'd recommend this joint...lively, atmospheric, cheap.

1  Thank peteshov
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  • Address: 345 W 40th St, New York City, NY 10018-1436
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 646-684-3657
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