Blind Tiger Ale House | New York, New York
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Blind Tiger Ale House
World Class based on 230 ratings
Type: Bar

281 Bleecker St
New York, New York United States 10014 [ print map ]
212 462 4682

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Hours: Mon - Sun 11:30 AM - 4:00 AM


Mayor: Theydon_Bois (15) | Taps: 32 | Bottles: 20


Blind Tiger Ale House

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Beer Available At Blind Tiger Ale House (arranged by most recent)
Other Half Lembeek 86 , De Molen Lost & Found 80, Firestone Walker 14 100, Carton Comma , Allagash Jumeau , Allagash Avancé 99, Jolly Pumpkin Saison Y , Bells Two Hearted Ale 100, Uinta Crooked Line Sea Legs Baltic Porter 99, Ithaca Cascazilla 93, Thirsty Dog Hoppus Maximus 84, Speakeasy Black Hand Chocolate Milk Stout 94, The Commons Urban Farmhouse Ale 89, Wandering Star Horatio IPA , The Peekskill Brewery’s Styriana , The Peekskill Brewery’s Moscow on the Hudson , Other Half Green Diamonds Imperial IPA , Central Waters Brewers Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout 99, Avery IPA 96, Allagash Red Howes 85
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230 reviews for Blind Tiger Ale House
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  78%
 Selection  87%
 Food  78%
 Value  75%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  97%
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90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
dinkle50  (73) Chicago, Illinois | July 26, 2012
Dropped in here on a busy Saturday night. Great selection of beer and a huge tap list. This place was rocking the whole time we were there. Great bartenders and clearly a local place. No tourists to speak of. I’ll be back here for sure.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
JanLaursen  (57) Copenhagen, Denmark | April 14, 2014| Updated April 18, 2014
Dark and a little worn out, I like this rustic watering hole on busy Bleeker Street. Very nice and a quite huge selection of American craft beer on tap. Very reasonable prices. Menu looked tasty in a pub-fare kind of way, but I didn’t try it.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
SmashinSaxon  (20) Virginia | April 8, 2014
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
JorgeLee  (121) , England | April 3, 2014
Fairly standard pub format, just has about 30 beers on tap, nearly all American, with a good range of styles. A great beer venue.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick  (677) Columbus, Ohio | March 18, 2014
Blind Tiger is located at the corner of Bleecker Street and Jones near the West Village.

The exterior is nice and divey looking. The inside is small with a couple tables immediately past the entrance and the L-shaped bar tucked away in the rear with stools around it. A couple windows looking outside, faux fireplace, and hanging lights. Several chalkboards in the bar area listing the beers.

The tap list is around 30 with breweries like Oskar Blues, Cigar City, Kuka, Allagash and River Horse. Three casks as well, and around 20 bottles with an emphasis on Sours and vintage brews.

Service on a relatively busy weeknight was pretty good. We were at a table and had to go to the bar for service, and the bartenders were fairly attentive and knowledgeable.

My colleague and I split a grilled cheese as a late night snack and it was good.

Overall I give the nod to Rattle N Hum as far as my favorite NYC bar of the evening, but I would definitely stop in here again on future visits.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
trapped  (35) , Turkey | February 1, 2014
Small darkish place with faux fireplace, loud obnoxious New York crowd, good beer selection with 30 on tap. I did not sample the food this time but generally liked the place.
82
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Buongiorgio00  (65) , | January 6, 2014
Tantissime spine di ottima qualità, che comprendono un numero discretamente ampio di stile, privilegiando (ovviamente) le luppolature cariche made in USA. Quando ci sono andato era molto congestionato, ed è stata un’impresa arrivare al banco. Ma quando sono uscito ero al 100% soddisfatto!
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
erickok  (142) Tours (and Paris), France | January 5, 2014
A bit of an on-New York like corner pub with big fireplace and large bar. What is very New York though was the bartenders (busy, young, knowledgeable, occupied) and the tap list (good, American, pricy yet not focussed on rarities). It is certainly a good spot as a tourist to go to, also because the streets around it are full of nice small shops. The food was quite nice, except perhaps the flatbread which tasted (sorry) a bit like frozen pizza; the pickled veggies were great though. Nice place. A tat bit too impersonal perhaps, but it is NY after all.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
blipp  (104) Newark, New Jersey | December 25, 2013
A very popular hangout for the Bleeker St crowd. Usually a really awesome taplist, that will usually have some great affordable options, as well as some special releases and other harder to find beers. Prices are standard for the area. It can get very crowded during events and on weekends. Definitely worth a visit for out-of-towners.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Pallieter85  (26) , Belgium | December 18, 2013
Nice ambiance, had a few fun nights here. Knowledgeable and very helpful staff. Love the selection here and it changes regularly.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
hopdog  (232) Lansdale, Pennsylvania | November 15, 2013
Finally made it out here! Nice atmosphere (cool looking inside) and ton of taps with a ton of great beers on (I was lucky to make it out the day after their Allagash event, and everything was still on tap). Great grilled cheese and tomato soup combo!

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