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The Belfry

East Village
Bar, Pub
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222 E 14th St, New York City, NY 10003-4269
+1 212-473-6590
16:00 - 04:00
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New York City, New York
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

If only they served more food here, I'd stay all night! Went on Friday after work, and it was busy with college kids and young professionals. Ordered the Midwest Mule (HIGHLY recommend if you're looking for something sweet instead of sour or spicy) and my whole table got 2-3 rounds of picklebacks. I loved the Bloody Mary spin on the... More 

Thank Raventwisp
Boston, Massachusetts
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228 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I would recommended folks coming to this place to chill and hangout. It is cozy and fun place to be. The drinks are reasonable price. The staffs are very friendly. Never had Pickle back before and it was interesting. It is a shot of whiskey accompanied with a shot of pickle juice.

Thank Calvin N
Cape Town, South Africa
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

We were not planning to go to The Belfry but on walking passed, the lighting and interior decor was so eye catching and inviting that we decided to stop over for a drink, great decision! Delicious drinks as well as friendly and knowledgeable wait staff. All in all a great place to grab a drink and soak in some authentic... More 

Thank VibRibbon
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

This place is awesome! The bar is quaint and has a great vibe. It's hip atomoshpere makes for a great place to meet up with friends for happy hour. The "pickle backs" are a must-try. They have several different varieties to choose from and during happy hour, beers are $5 from 4-8 and the picklebacks are $5 all night long.... More 

Thank PreSki
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230 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Came by with a big group of friends one night. Drinks are fairly priced and the bar was busy but not full. We were able to get some tables together which was clutch. Atmosphere is bumping. But if you go, you have to get a pickle back. Shot of whiskey chased with a shot of pickle brine. I mean why... More 

Thank Andrea S
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

Last time we went here with my friends was a couple of weeks ago. We went in a non-peak time (not friday night for sure)... It was really nice and cozy. We discovered this place a couple of years ago and is still our go to bar if we crave for pickleback shots. We try not to go here around... More 

Thank Jake D
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It was a great little space and hip ambiance. The crowd was young (not too young) and the drinks were great. Perfect for an after work drinks place.

New York
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

Stumbled across this place with a friend one day and was pleasantly surprised! The inside of this bar is beautiful and the music is great. They have a nice selection of beers and a number of different pickle back options. Love hanging out here with friends and the trivia night is always good fun!

Thank USAtraveller_13
Millstone, New Jersey
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176 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

I loved it here! The atmosphere is very laid-back and chill, although they do play some awesome music for dancing. Plus, they have pickle back shots starting from $5. My friends and I definitely found our new place for the weekends.

Thank Ashley S
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I went on a Tuesday night for trivia, and didn't think it would be too crazy, but it was packed. It was also ridiculously loud, and I left there with a headache. Other than the beer options are good, if they have them in stock, and the best part about Belfry are the picklebacks! I went with classic, but I... More 

Thank Rachel W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E 14th St, New York City, NY 10003-4269
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-473-6590

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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