The Stag’s Head | New York, New York
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The Stag’s Head
Exceptional based on 23 ratings
Type: Bar

252 East 51st Street
New York, New York United States 10022 [ print map ]
212 888 2453

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Hours: Open Weekdays 11am-4am; Weekends 12pm-4am


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Beer Available At The Stag’s Head (arranged by most recent)
Perennial Tart Hopfentea 91, Jolly Pumpkin Calabaza Blanca 96, Bear Republic Tartare Rouge 94, Ommegang Hop House 96, Brooklyn Hammarby Syndrome 80, Two Roads Henry’s Farm Double Bock 78, Greenport Harbor NY Common , Oxbow / Coppertail Grizacca 96, Smuttynose Short Batch #18 Durty 96, Bells Special Double Cream Stout 99, Bear Republic Apex 99, Harpoon Bronze King 59, Great South Bay Robert Moses Pale Ale 57, Great South Bay Blonde Ambition 58, Great South Bay Tasting Room Exclusive #06: Robert Moses Blood Orange Pale Ale 51, Great South Bay Sleigh Ryed 49, Great South Bay Snaggletooth Stout 81, Great South Bay Massive IPA 78, Great South Bay Misfit Toy Black IPA , Harpoon Chocolate Stout 96
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23 reviews for The Stag’s Head
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  78%
 Selection  72%
 Food  73%
 Value  73%
 Overall  74%
 Rating  83%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Jow  (137) New York | August 19, 2010| Updated February 16, 2011
My new neighborhood hangout, best selection of beer in Midtown east. It has 4 and 5 dollar drafts of craft beer during happyhour. Beer events i was there for free allagash tasting and they had 8 allagash brews on tap and free food which was nice. there is an outside biergarten and is a block away from my apt. sweet
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
saxo  (126) Højbjerg, Aarhus, Denmark | July 5, 2012
Nice bar that does 4x6oz flights for $12. Many good local breweries on tap and a very good website that shows what currently is on tap.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
podey  (57) New York, New York | February 7, 2013| Updated February 28, 2013
Always has something a little different and interesting. Had both Goose Island BCS and Elysian Omen here the other day. It can get hammered on a Thurs/Fri/Sat night. I live very close so I try and go at off peak hours and the bartenders are really nice and helpful.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
Pep10  (30) , Sweden | September 18, 2013
I have been here twice when visiting the city and enjoyed both visits. I appreciate the focus on American and local beers on tap and that the website is updated to you can check the selection before you go. Seems to be very popular with the after work crowd so even during the week it has not been easy to find a table. Very good freindly service at the bar. A good bar menu but not a foodie destination. The sliders were very tasty. Definately worth a visit if you are in mid-town.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd  (213) Brussels, Belgium | July 12, 2011
Very cool bar with great deals next my midtown hotel. Was very surprised and happy to find this. Had a nice Lagunitas Imperial Stout on Cask. Later a Brooklyn Cascade. Well done.
78
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
OldMrCrow  (71) Seattle, Washington | March 7, 2010
In my imagination, New York City is full of places like this. We walked in at some time after 1 AM on a Sunday night and the place was a chill basement with a friendly bartender, a good set of craft taps, empty but for a group of stylishly laid-back NYC girls with nothing better to do on a Sunday night. In my imagination, I lived just up the block from a place like this for a couple of years in my late 20’s. A shame that I missed that particular train.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR  (379) Los Angeles, California | January 5, 2012
Pleasant little bar in Midtown (East side). Knowledgeable and friendly bar tender. Dimly lit, younger crowd. Good beers on. Seemed pretty decent for the area (but I am an out of towner). Everything from a mild to Oak Aged Pumking. They do serve food, but I didn’t try any. Prices were decent. Sampling flight (4x6oz) available as well. Good stop.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
j12601  (285) Poughkeepsie, New York | October 29, 2012
Well lit and open feeling for what is not the largest space. Here during the after lunch time on a Tuesday, small crowd. A number of tvs, which when I came were showing the Little League World Series, Sportscenter, and CNN. Nice mix for the lunchtime crowd. Looked like 16 drafts (one was empty, I’d guess in preparation for their Southern Tier event the following night) on while I was here, ranging from the entry level stuff like Abita Turbodog and Lefthand Sawtooth to more interesting offerings like Southern Tier Pumking and Creme Brulee. There were a few harder to come by things, one-offs, generally from local brewers like Barrier, Chelsea, and Kelso. Overall a nice selection and mix of styles including a rauch, a few different stouts, some Belgian styles, and some lighter more accessible fare. Some of these are part of the lunch special (half a pint and a meal for $10). Happy hour seems to run a long time (11A-7P) and features specials on some of those more easily found beers. Credit card minimum is $20 which is good to know if you’re just swinging in for a single pint or so. Service was quick and friendly.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
tgncc  (77) Bellmore, New York | March 5, 2010| Updated July 27, 2010
Nice clean attractive pub setting. The place is a little small when there’s a crowd. Decent selection of craft beers, maybe a handful are hard to come by. But, they do have occasional events where they showcase unusual beers. The have a great happy hour from 11-7 p.m. ($4 or $5 pints). After that, the pints are a little pricey. Very good food also. Service was pleasant and prompt. Nice place, and especially reasonable for midtown Manhattan.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
bmerz  (121) Brooklyn, New York | August 15, 2012
Pretty standard Irish style pub and relaxed midtown vibe. Nice enough. Friendly attentive bar tenders and server. A 10 oz. of DFH Red & White was $8. The draught and draft list had a few gems like that, either uncommon or uncommon, local and not, on draft. Solid otherwise though not too big a list. They’ve been around and doing this for a while, relative to many other newcomers so have good events and good kegs.

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