Murray’s Cheese Bar

4.25/5.0 12 reviews
restaurant
264 Bleecker St
New York, New York United States 10014

646 476 8882
  murrayscheesebar.com food menu
Mon-Tue 5PM-10PM; Wed 5PM-12AM; Thu-Fri 12PM-12AM; Sat 10AM-12AM; Sun 10AM-10PM

Taps: 6 | Bottles: 6
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 5/20
olanenok  (16) Moscow, Russia | November 22, 2015
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
kraddel  (221) some beerplace , Belgium | February 7, 2015
Not really a beerspot , but they do have some taps . They served me a 3-beer flight for an honoust price . Even had some ice cider in at the time ! Lovely ..
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
t0rin0  (1515) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 2, 2014
Visited June 2, 2014.

I was less impressed with this place than I was two doors down at the cheese shop. That said apparently they have good food but I didn’t eat, it was just a stop on the pub crawl. I have to say that it looked really good. I should have eaten here. Oh well. Instead it was a quick glass of Lagunitas at the bar and then off to Blind Tiger (actually stopping first at some random place called the Slaugthered Lamb Pub on a whim). The beer list is small. They had Little Sumpin on tap along with some Flying Dog, Jolly Pumpkin, and a saison from a local brewery that I had already tried and didn’t care for. Service was friendly and it was late enough that there weren’t a ton of people in the place so getting a pint was quick and easy. Next time I need to eat something here. Seriously, look at the pictures of the food on the website if you want an idea.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
JorgeLee  (196) , England | April 1, 2014
This place is basically heaven. Cheese, beer, wine, good tunes. Friendly service, albeit with something of a knowledge lacuna regarding all things European. Going back to this being a beer website, the selection isn’t huge with 7 or 8 on tap but it does seem well chosen.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
JoeMcPhee  (529) Toronto, ON, Ontario | October 12, 2013
Had a great dinner out with my wife (courtesy of a friend who watched out kid) here last night. Our first server was very chatty and was singing the praises of Maine Beer Co (with which I agree completely). Service was friendly, efficient and the servers were very knowledgeable about the cheese on offer, just as I’d expect from a place with Murray’s in the name. Had a cheese platter, a fondue and a mac and blue cheese - we probably could have done without the latter as the richness of the fondue left us pretty much sated after that alone. Had a bottle of Maine Brewing Lunch and a pint of Sculpin and both were hoppy and delicious. Some interesting ciders are also available here. Just an awesome place for a meal.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
HeadyDE  (74) Delaware | July 22, 2013
Visited a few months ago when they first opened for brunch..happened to be also nyc beer week..interesting little place hit up prior to going to blind tiger..has a nice brunch menu..obviously world class cheeses can be had..brunch was nice but overpriced...staff was friendly but seemed to be a bit lacking in knowledge from a place that you would expect everyone to be a cheese guru..
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
DiarmaidBHK  (795) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | July 13, 2013
Definitely not the beer destination that Murray’s Cheese is but it’s still a solid place. It’s not a big place but the white dominant color scheme makes it seem bigger and friendlier and of course adds q cleanliness factor which always inspires confidence in the food. I didn’t have any of the food but I was very close to swiping the fresh mozzarella on the plate next to me. Wine is the main adult beverage of choice here but they do have 6 solid tap and 6 bottle options. Also despite being busy the staff was friendly. Definitely not a beer destination but you can still g a couple of beer ticks with lunch here.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
PRBeer  (496) Parsippany, New Jersey | June 15, 2013| Updated June 16, 2013
I visited Murray’s Cheese Bar today and thoroughly enjoyed the place. First I should clear up some confusion. Murray’s first opened as a cheese shop and that location (254 Bleecker) is still a few stores away, and although they sell beer in bottles (like a grocery store) this is the real Murray’s "Bar" you want to visit as a craftbeer fan. This place opened in mid-2012. Murray’s Cheese Bar is all things cheese and meats (think charcuterie)...but they also feature great wines and craftbeers. Today they had Maine Beer’s "Lunch"...a fabulous & hard to get beer along with other similarly small and hard to get selections (Peekskill, Alphabet City, etc.). The decor is very nice and the service great, and the staff a pleasure to talk too (Salena & Courtney behind the bar were great). I highly recommend a visit here for the beer of course...but also for the great food (weekend brunches too).
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
podey  (57) New York, New York | March 20, 2013
Located right down the street from Blind Tiger. Lots of cheese and other goodies. They have a small wall/corner of some interesting beers. And while the selection is not overwhelming in number, the choices they have there are solid.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 6/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
puzzl  (138) New York, New York | February 19, 2013
Not sure why this place is even in here, they hardly sell beer, but they have delicious and unique food and is well worth a trip if you’re a cheesehound.

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