Burp Castle | New York, New York
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Burp Castle
Exceptional based on 26 ratings
Type: Bar

41 E. 7th St.
New York, New York United States 10003 [ print map ]
212 982 4576

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Hours: M-F 5pm-Until and Sat & Sun 4pm-Until


Mayor: Fritz123 (1) | Taps: 12 | Bottles: 30?


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Beer Available At Burp Castle (arranged by most recent)
Martens Witte 46, Timmermans Pumpkin Lambicus 80, Meantime Barley Wine Ale 52, Bockor Cuvee des Jacobins Rouge 99, Birra del Borgo Maledetta Zymatore (Zinfandel) 91, Mikkeller Single Hop Summit IPA 91
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26 reviews for Burp Castle
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  70%
 Selection  70%
 Food  45%
 Value  65%
 Overall  69%
 Rating  77%
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78
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito  (70) Nueva York, New York | October 13, 2013
I was here on a Saturday night, and there was plenty of shooshing going around. I don’t really understand why people get so loud if they know that they are going to be shooshed. The place had a fairly good beer selection at pretty standard New York prices. Mostly foreign stuff from the big Belgian breweries (Maredsous, Duvel, Timmermans, Kasteel), but I managed to get the rather obscure Meantime Barley Wine there. The only American beer on tap was the execrable Creme Brulee Imperial Stout. Nice decor, with a monk theme. Extremely small tables. Service was quick enough I suppose.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
podey  (57) New York, New York | May 25, 2013
This place is a bit of an oddity. It has a "quiet policy" where the staff apparently has a "shush" button that gets pressed when the noise level from the patrons gets too loud... Very interesting decor, lots of murals of monks on the walls. The place is fairly small and has a kind of library/reading room feel to it. I had been looking forward to going as I was hoping to find some interesting Belgian beers on tap. They had a decent Belgian selection on draft and in bottle but nothing out of the ordinary on this occasion. The prices seems fair for the selection. They don’t have food but the menu said they bring in free pommes frites with sauces from the place around the corner on certain evenings which sounds pretty cool. The service (i.e. the lone bartender) was nice enough but seem less than enthused about being there and more interested in reading her magazine. As the place is right next to standings and Jimmy’s No. 43 its worth a stop if you’re in the area.
70
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
jlanning215  (31) Peoria, Illinois | January 19, 2012
Shitty service. But then again it was jammed packed and in a NYC bar....not expecting much. Great beer selections. Cool little place. Nice little outdoor seating when warm.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond  (195) Manhattan, New York | September 4, 2011
This place is kind of interesting - mostly due to the fact that they advocate a "hush, no talking loud" policy. The "shushing" from the bar tender can get annoying, but they do keep a decent amount of cool beers rotating and also maintain a decent bottle selection. Definitely worth checking out if youre in the area. There sister bar right next store also stocks American craft brews and smells of awesome buffalo wings.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton  (574) London, England | September 4, 2011
A unique NYC bar in that it has a ’quiet’ atmosphere. That is, whenever the noise level gets above a low murmur the bartenders or in-the-know patrons will "shoosh" the rabble-rousers. It’s interesting. The beer is pretty good with a nice variety of Belgian brewers represented. Prices are pretty average, ambiance is pleasant. Worth a visit.
76
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
puzzl  (138) New York, New York | September 3, 2011
Fun little place that has a great, mellow vibe. Good to visit along with Jimmy’s 43 and Standings, both right next door.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
reddude3000  (4) Quebec | February 5, 2011
Superbe endroit à visiter. Bières inusitées, autant que l’ambiance. Ce bar caché dans Greenwich Village vaut amplement le déplacement! Petit et intime, il vous permettra de déconnecter de la frénésie New Yorkaise.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
drpimento  (146) La Crosse, Wisconsin | October 24, 2009
The only other time I was here (about 10 years ago) it wasn’t nearly as good. Now, the quality of the beer and service is vastly improved. It’s a little more noisy now, but that’s not really even a problem. Still love the beer arrival mural surrounding the room. Excellent choice of beers available on draft and in bottles. Bartender, in his uniform of cassock, was very friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Plus, it’s in a great area and near to McSorley’s just down the street. I’m glad I returned and will do so again in the future.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
goatboy  (42) Vancouver, British Columbia | October 3, 2009
Good selection of belgian beer and micro brews, a good tap selection as well, I finished my evening with a Lagunitas Barley wine on tap, it was so good, we sat at the bar and the bartender was great, he new his product and was lots of fun to talk to, they dont have a kitchen but in the evening they order in a tonne of tasty fries with lots of different sauces to try at no charge. I would definatly visit this place again when in New York.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
keithk  (11) brooklyn, New York | February 2, 2009| Updated June 2, 2011
This place demands to be taken more seriously; what used to be an oddity, on account of its quirkiness, is really beginning to dawn on me as a treasure. A nice quiet small place, where the decibels level is low and the begian beer is taken seriously? Fantastic! The selection of Belgian (and Belgian-style) beers on tap is impressive and it rotates (take that, staic, boring Vol de Nuit!) so it’s worth poking your head in and checking out what’s new every time you walk past. No food, and the bartender might actually shush you if you get too loud. Decor is cool, read JoeMcPhee below for a description.

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