The Pony Bar - 10th Ave | New York, New York
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The Pony Bar - 10th Ave
Excellent based on 59 ratings
Type: Bar

637 10th Ave
New York, New York United States 10036 [ print map ]
212 586 2707

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Hours: Mon - Fri 3:00 PM - 4:00 AM; Sat - Sun 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM


Mayor: jredmond (28) | Taps: 20+ | Bottles: 2


The Pony Bar - 10th Ave

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Beer Available At The Pony Bar - 10th Ave (arranged by most recent)
Almanac Saison Dolores 74, Chris Banker / Insurgente / Stone Xocoveza Mocha Stout 100, Other Half Short, Dark, & Handsome , Other Half Hop Showers 93, Lake Placid Black Tie Chocolate Vanilla Porter , HeíBrew Mazel Hops 61, Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsleyís Signature Series) 89, Virtue Lapinette 87, Victory V Lager 39, Southern Tier Tier de Garde 96, Singlecut Bon Bon 2x TNT 90, Elysian Space Dust IPA 97, Rushing Duck Baby Elephant , Founders Backstage Series #10: Dissenter Imperial IPL 98, Other Half Cool Summer, Bro! 80, Bells Oarsman Ale 48, Finback Fort Tildenest , Port Jeff Red Sky Delight DIPA , Other Half Imperial Stout , Stone Ruination IPA 100
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59 reviews for The Pony Bar - 10th Ave
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  81%
 Selection  81%
 Food  76%
 Value  84%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  94%
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84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186  (168) North Tonawanda, New York | November 18, 2013
Visited here on 7/9/13 after two previous stop earlier in the evening. A: The bar area is very nice and has a good amount of tables...no table side service so if you are not at the bar, I could see it being a pain, especially if it is crowded but we went on a tuesday night at like 1am in the morning, no issues then. Q: Everyone enjoyed their beers and had no issues, they obviously take pride in their glassware and serving portions. S: The bartender was on top of his game, glasses never stayed empty and was very knowledgeable. S: Decent selection for what they had on tap...when we arrived, we were treated to Stone IPA on Citra Hops and Mangoes...fantastic. We did well after that great treat too. V: Probably the cheapest of our three stops that night but still paying that NYC upcharge. Overall, a must stop when in the area or near Times Square.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1443) Do Not Resuscitate, California | September 7, 2013
Visited May 2012.

I think the most memorably aspect of this place is the fact that all the beers cost exactly the same amount ($5) but they adjust the serving size accordingly. Pretty neat idea. I like how they have a large selection and many of the taps are from semi-local breweries. I had a glass of the Industrial IPA from Kelso Brewing and a few other randoms selections.

The service was friendly but they donít come to the tables. You have to go to the bar to order, which was a novel concept I suppose. Maybe thatís how they keep costs down, by hiring less people. Over all the place is pretty cool and Iíd stop in again, if for no other reason than to try all the stuff that I havenít tried before.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
rejtable  (132) Ontario | August 19, 2013
Awesome spot. 20+ taps with lots of style variety on the night I was there. Busy but service was great. Food was delicious and none of it was terribly pricey for being in NYC.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 15/20
UncleMcHoppy  (8) Old Tappan, New Jersey | July 9, 2013
I start by acknowledging that this is one of the highest RB-rated spots in NYC. With 20 taps and 2 casks on offer this place should have an outstanding "selection" rating. Yet somehow I was underwhelmed. Maybe it was the time of year (mid-summer), but there was a decided overabundance of fruity, wheaty, "saison"-style beers and a decided lack of old-fashioned, "pale, alcoholic and bitter" American IPAs, for my taste at least. Iíll give it another try in a different "saison".
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
bob_w  (51) new york, New York | July 4, 2013
solid bar for american craft brews, especially those of the hoppy variety. has more of a nieghborhood feel than many bars in that part of town.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
RS2409  (4) , | April 15, 2013
Excellent beer bar. A bit off the beaten path, which is great because the crowd is mostly local, with very few tourists stumbling in. Amazing constantly revolving beer selection with very knowledgeable bar tenders. Highly recommend.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
theisti  (551) Leawood, Kansas | March 15, 2013
Visited late night on a Thursday. Cool looking bar on a corner in Hellís Kitchen. Dominant feature inside is the tap list, which is beamed out of two LCD tvís above the bar. 21 beers on, one of which was cask. Hard rock was playing, crowd seemed pretty local, everyone having a good time drinking good beers. I did like the $6 per beer concept, with either shaker pint or 8 oz glass depending on what you ordered. Service was attentive. I would hit this spot again if I am ever nearby.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
jrgratz  (11) New York | March 4, 2013
Good place.. middle of nowhere.. literally this place and a gas station.. 5 dollar beers is nice.. selection is good. Above average place in midtown.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
TBone  (215) Pori, Finland | February 26, 2013
One of my favourites in NYC. Good service, cheap, excellent tap selection. Last time I visited during Founders tap takeover ....
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
puzzl  (138) New York, New York | February 19, 2013
Fast turn around and great selection. Prices hurt a bit since they raised them to a flat $6. All the good stuff you want to drink is $6/8oz, which is quite expensive, especially when you add in the relative value of a $1, which is more on smaller pours. Gets really, really crowded; youíve been warned.

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