September 26th, 2019 | Bar & Nightlife
Drinking beer is not just a social lubricant, it’s an experience—as long as you’re drinking the real deal. Forget about commercial store-bought beers and explore the world of craft brews. The good news is that you don’t have to go far. Check out these bars near Times Square that sell domestic and foreign craft beers.
Location: 328 W 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
Beer Culture is a good post-show stopover and a beer aficionado's paradise. It has a cool and laid back atmosphere that’s perfect to relax and sip on a creamy stout or a flavorful ale. If you don’t know what to get, ask the knowledgeable bartenders for recommendations.
District Tap House
Location: 246 W 38th Street, New York, NY 10018
For a balance between exceptional drinks and delicious food, go to District Tap House. Their bar has a wide selection of domestic and international craft beers on tap. Chef Harrison Mosher created a menu of small bites made with fresh and locally sourced ingredients that surpasses the usual “bar food.”
As Is NYC
Location: 734 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10019
As Is NYC has a constantly rotating tap list with amazing brews from all over the world and the New York area. Even though it’s a popular bar, you still get a neighborhood feel. They have small pours, so it’s a great option if you’re traveling with someone who doesn’t drink too much beer. If you’re here on a cold day, make sure to order a warm pretzel
The Three Monkeys
Location: 236 W 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
When you want a huge craft beer selection and a sports vibe, visit The Three Monkeys. This bar is fun and lively, especially during the football season. A couple of drinks may turn into a night-long fiesta. Luckily, they serve a late-night menu until 3am! On a warm evening, head to their back patio.
Location: 815 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10019
Valhalla in Hell’s Kitchen is a small, rustic tavern with almost 50 craft beers on tap, foreign and domestic. It’s manages to stay cozy and classy in spite of its popularity. They have seasonal beers, drinks and ciders, plus a menu of classic bar snacks.