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The Pony Bar

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Midtown
American, Bar, Pub
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637 10th Ave, 45th St. and 10th, New York City, NY 10036-2904
+1 212-586-2707
Today
15:00 - 04:00
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 04:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 04:00
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Valhalla, New York
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205 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great selection of American Craft Beers, constantly rotating rarely if ever has the same beer been on tap when I return. Usually 2 cask beers and 20 others on tap. Don't always get the food but the short rib sandwich and short rib grilled cheese are both excellent along with the homemade potato chips. It's not that big and does... More 

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Thank Lee L
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This bar was right next door to our dinner choice for the night (Hell's Chicken- which was also very good!). We walked in and the place was packed- which is to be expected on a Saturday night at 10pm, but we always see this as a good sign! The bar opened up shortly after we ordered a couple beers. The... More 

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Thank kcc915
Kettering, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did not disappoint Brilliant bar top staff fantastic American beer had a wonderful evening potato chips are awesome this place is well worth a visit if you want to try beers from all over America fair price as well !!!

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Thank lukus88
West Falls, New York
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131 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to have a few beers prior to dinner. Excellent atmosphere with reasonably priced craft brews from all over, especially local NJ and NY beers. Beer was very good of course. If you are looking for a local place with reasonable craft beer prices with a true NY feel you will not be disappointed.

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Thank jy3
London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bar area was really cosy and perfect for chilling out and trying a few beers with friends. We sat at the bar for a few hours here during the afternoon, whilst it was pouring with rain outside, and it was a perfect place to be! Perfect to relax and have a chat! The beer selection here is ever changing... More 

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Thank Owen W
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here countless times (even have a few T-Shirts) on visits to the city and absolutely love it here. It's a small bar but the beer and cider here is fantastic. It has a great atmosphere and great bar tenders. If you ever make a visit to New York and want something different, come here you won't be... More 

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Thank Matthew T
Norwich, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

As an Englishman who loves good beer in a proper pub this place is as good as it goods. Excellent beer at a sensible price with nice staff. If you're in NY and want a beer then go here.

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Thank HeadAcheOnASunday
Stafford
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282 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This bar does seem a bit of a local pub for local people but we got served quickly and efficiently. The range of beers is brilliant and prices are about average for the area. It was comfy and had a good vibe and if you're on Untapped you get a Founders badge - what's not to like?

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Thank THEBFB
Bonaire
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Great pub to spend an hour or so sampling some craft beers. Knowledgable staff and decent prices (especially at happy hour)

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Thank Bas N
Woking, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Yes it has a great range of American craft beers but I found the bar staff to be pretty rude and unwilling to stop chatting up the locals to serve anyone from out of town. I popped in here with my wife mid afternoon on a November Saturday and found it difficult to tear one bar girl away from a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 04:00
Monday
15:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 04:00
Thursday
15:00 - 04:00
Friday
15:00 - 04:00
Saturday
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 637 10th Ave, 45th St. and 10th, New York City, NY 10036-2904
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-586-2707

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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