508 Restaurant & Bar | New York, New York
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508 Restaurant & Bar
Good based on 25 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

508 Greenwich St
New York, New York United States 10013 [ print map ]
212 209 2444

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Hours: Mo-Fr 11AM - 3AM; Sa-Su 11AM - 4AM


Mayor: jredmond (5) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: ~20


508 Restaurant & Bar

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Beer Available At 508 Restaurant & Bar (arranged by most recent)
508 Beer on the Dubbel , 508 Old Salty 2014 , 508 Cat Sitting Bitter , 508 Barrel Aged Blue Brown , 508 The Smoking Palmer , 508 Navidad Voyage , 508 The Zinger , 508 Midnight in Bruges , 508 The Hop Whisperer , 508 The Cheat , 508 Leverage the Enemy , 508 Drew’s Blue Brown , 508 Steel Dreamin’ IPA , 508 Karl Ronson’s Private Reserve Cherry Saison , 508 Jasmine Rice Cream , Moonlight Meadery Desire 94, Dansk Mjød Viking Blod 91, 508 Hibiscus Rice Cream Ale , 508 Barrel Aged Golden Gordon , 508 Norman
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25 reviews for 508 Restaurant & Bar
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  76%
 Selection  72%
 Food  80%
 Value  60%
 Overall  76%
 Rating  84%
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78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
t0rin0  (1448) Do Not Resuscitate, California | September 4, 2013
Visited May 2012.

I looked at the website and then at the listing here and was excited by how many different beers they had and the fact that there were some pretty interesting styles represented. Then I arrived and saw the prices. Holy crap. Unfortunately the beers weren’t that great but besides that the place was pretty cool. Very hip, fairly upscale, and despite all that the servers were nice. If I was local I’d probably stop in regularly to try a bottle of something but I can’t see myself eating here all the time given the prices.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois  (773) The ’Sham, England | December 14, 2014
Visited on Monday 20/05/13 around 8pm. Trendy-ish gastro brewpub with tiled floor and largely low seated tables with plastic chairs. Food was good quality if somewhat small portions and pricey. House beers, 5 on my visit, were available in a taster and were generally pretty decent. Service fine and prompt although the place was perhaps only half full. Worth a look for some ticks and good food but pretty pricey, even for Manhattan. When we got the check the prices didn’t match what was printed on the menu, to our disadvantage, so keep an eye out for that.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton  (641) London, England | August 29, 2014
A decent brewpub. The beers overall were slightly above average; but nothing really impressed me. Prices are a bit high, even by NYC standards. On my visit they had beers on keg and in bottle. I didn’t eat during my visit. As others have noted, this is a fairly ’upscale’ brewpub. If I lived in NYC I would probably come by now and then to try new beers, but if you’re visiting the city for only a few days there are other places worth hitting up before this one.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
theisti  (551) Leawood, Kansas | February 1, 2013| Updated September 8, 2014
Visited for a later lunch on a Tuesday. Nice, narrow space with 12 tables or so to the left and back, and 12 seats at the bar on the right. Evidently they brew in the basement. I liked the vibe of this place, it was very calm and friendly. The service was really engaging, and we had a fun conversation between the few of us at the bar, and the two folks working the place. I had mussels and Brussels sprouts, the mussels were good, the sprouts were great. I also had two of the beers that were solid, clean beers. I enjoyed the visit, and will likely stop by again when I have SoHo meetings.

76 = ★★★ (Worth the visit, must for locals, and visitors with time)

I only use the total score, not the component parts.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
JoeMcPhee  (511) Toronto, ON, Ontario | October 14, 2013
Popped in here for a quick lunch and to sample the lineup. I had been into the spot when the previous chef/brewer was operating the brewer but before they were actually selling stuff. This was my first time in since they’ve been legit though. The beer lineup was pretty impressive - six widely ranging styles, all of which were solid in quality. A good looking place with good looking staff. The people working the bar knew the product as well, which is always nice to see. Had a sandwich and a salad and both were very tasty. Not a lot of complaints about the place.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty  (492) Kyoto, Japan | September 12, 2014
Good place. Had a flight of 6 of their beers for $16. All pretty decent. Bartender was very friendly and helpful. Would go back.
56
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
Lubiere  (451) Ottawa, Ontario | January 8, 2012
This is a beautiful place for sure and has lots going for it. The beers are quite decent but damned are they expensive! 16$ for 6 X 4 ounces...come on guys! But what drove me really mad was the waitress. She knew next to nothing about beer. She brought me the beers without any identification, just a statement of which order to drink them (from light to dark)...eh, which one is which, lady? Oh, there in the same order as on the board! The Belgian Strong tasted like the nut brown, the trippel like the wit...come on, identify the beers. Dont let me try to figure it out myself! Food was very good (goat ragu sauce with homemade pasta) but again, it was pricy 23$ and not that generous.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
gnoff  (441) Mölndal, Sweden | February 2, 2012
Visited shortly after it opened on Saturday January 28, 2012. Cosy and nice place. Tried a sample version of their draught beers, then shared the bottles available with my mate. All beers were from fair to nice, well balanced and well made. Asked if we could see the brewery equipment before the rush hour started, and was treated to this by our very nice and knowledgable bartender. Did not eat, but seemed to be a very popular place for both food and beer among the locals, I liked this place a lot and will return next time I visit NYC!
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs  (314) Toronto, Ontario | May 1, 2014
2014-04-20. The restaurant has a diner meets fancy restaurant vibe to it, the diner part largely due to the way the bar fits into the space. It was pretty quiet when we were there so we had the pick of the seats and opted for a nice table by the window. We had a sampler flight of their beers and a delicious lunch that in hindsight was more food than we really needed. We probably could have shared my 10oz burger rather than Karen getting a Mac and Cheese as well. The green salad had a simple creamy vinaigrette dressing that was pretty awesome. Server was friendly and prompt and queried us about our beer crawl after seeing my map printouts and had some suggestions. The house beers ranged from dull to pretty good and we might have had more but were anticipating more down the road so we just had the sampler. A nice place and worth a stop if you are in the neighbourhood and hungry, but I’m not sure if the beer alone would bring me back frequently. [Looking at the ratings for their other beers after the fact I suspect we missed out on their best stuff, which is too bad.]
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 17/20
Bierkrug  (312) , | July 28, 2011
One of only two brewpubs in Manhattan, the rest are brewed elsewhere. A nice little place tucked away in the Greenwich Village area. The place is small and very nice. Not your typical brewpub fare either. The food is Gourmet level. The staff is very attentive to your needs. Service is very good. They have beer samplers as well. A fine and different place and a must stop for beer lovers.

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