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McSorley's Old Ale House

15 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10003-8291
+1 212-473-9148
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“light or dark” (105 reviews)
“dark ale” (61 reviews)
“light beer” (34 reviews)
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15 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10003-8291
East Village
+1 212-473-9148
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Heard about this place on a walking tour and then just happened to walk past the next day, it's very unassuming but don't let the outside fool you. We walked inside and were greeted at about 2pm on a Friday with a FULL busting bar!...More

Thank CaitSnow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Choose between light or dark beer at this Old Ale House. We loved it here and can't wait to come back

Thank HayleyHay5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, I loved the simplicity - light or dark beer. Had wanted to visit here for a long time, so we did for a few beers after a morning in the neighbourhood. Plenty of history everywhere you look, very interesting too. Staff were good, service...More

Thank UKL808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is awesome to say the least. The drink selection of light and dark is brilliant as well as both being lovely and quite addictive. Staff were friendly enough and is reasonably priced. A local here clocked I was British also and had a...More

Thank rogerlaidler86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the most unpleasant 20 minutes at this bar. The worst. After flying to NYC from Ireland we were excited to come to this bar. When we arrived in the door a horrible arrogant bartender tall man began shouting at my husband. Calling him horrible...More

2  Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read about McSorley's and decided that it was a must visit this time in NYC. Passing through the doors you are transformed to years gone by. The ambiance is amazing, the history is caked with dust! CASH ONLY !! only light or dark...More

Thank CricketMcgill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a nice place to go for beers - although they only have light or dark beer. So not much of a variety. But it’s an old old tavern with interesting old school decor. The guy pouring the beers was also very friendly.

Thank Vindik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never seen so much dust and still been blown away by a place, every nook and cranny of this place has some kind of historical momento, you never get bored looking around and thinking of the legendary people who frequented this establishment. When...More

1  Thank Sara Rhiannon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What else can be written about an institution that has been serving light or dark beer since 1854? I visited after spending time at the WTC museum and needed a place to unwind and reflect. After navigating an efficient subway system, I arrived after the...More

Thank nakamark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wouldn’t recommend this place at all with all the lovely bars in New York this would be the last place I would go. Staff are rude and if your not in a large group spending lots of money they are not at all pleasant. Make...More

1  Thank Paula O
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11 September 2017|
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Response from Kerryajmm | Reviewed this property |
As my husband recalls from our July trip, it was $11 for the two of us for a double fisted round. The "dark" was awesome!.
23 July 2017|
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Response from flipmexi17 | Reviewed this property |
I am back in Texas as well! But choose Dark! lol
12 March 2017|
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Beer only