New York City, United States
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3 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Offered in: English


New York City is a drinking town. And this bibulous tour takes you to one of three bustling booze-flowing parts of town, visiting some of the best bars and pubs in the Big Apple. Hit the true local spots, eschewing the tourist traps and the bridge-and-tunnel bars. From historic saloons to celebrity hangouts to classic New York dive bars, this tour will show you the real Big Apple drinking scene!
  • 3.5-hour pub tour of New York City
  • West Village, East Village or Hell's Kitchen Pub Crawl
  • Tour New York's famous neighborhoods
  • Visit Café Wha?, the scene of Jimi Hendrix’s first live performance
  • Pubs visited include The Whitehorse Tavern, Kenny’s Castaways, Playwright Celtic Pub, Old Town Bar and McSorley’s Old Ale House
  • Learn about the history of the bohemian movement in New York
  • Local and professional guide
Greenwich Village Pub CrawlMake your way around the confusing, winding and sometimes not-necessarily-straight streets of historic Greenwich Village. Learn about the history of rock and folk music from the 1960s, as your guide introduces you to a couple of classic Village dive bars. It was here where music legends Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin, among many others, got their starts. Walk down famed Bleecker Street. Linger on MacDougal Street, home of Cafe Wha? where many famed artists first performed. 
Hell's Kitchen Pub CrawlIt may sound ominous, but Hell's Kitchen, located in Midtown West, is a hell of a place to go on a pub crawl. Begin this tour at a bar that was once frequented by famed playwrights, gangsters and even the police. Quaff a drink or two, learn about the history of the neighborhood from your guide, and then pop into the old Westies Gang headquarters. Then finish the evening by hanging out a true dive bar -- even the booths are held together with duct tape -- that serves free hot dogs. 
East Village Pub CrawlThe East Village, the grungy but hip counterpart to Greenwich Village, is a true drinkers' neighborhood. Start the crawl at a pub that has been the scene of many music videos, movies and TV shows. Learn about the history of the East Village and how it's gone from gritty to hip in just a couple of decades, and then go to a famous 'speakeasy' for a cocktail. Finally, finish the night at a historic pub where Abraham Lincoln once downed a couple of beers.  


Viator Traveler's Reviews

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, Jun 2018

Loved this tour. I really learned a lot and the walk around the area was great and gave me a different view of NYC.

, Oct 2017

From a historical perspective, this tour is great. I wouldn't really call it a pub crawl though. More like exploration of drinking establishments with an opportunity for a beverage.

, Sep 2017

Love Pub tours a great way to meet other travellers. Had a great guide but unfortunately it rained rather heavily so was difficult for him to conduct his normal tour but we made the most of it and had a great time

, Aug 2017

This tour was amazing!

, Oct 2016

We had fun but were a little disappointed in this tour. Save your money and do a little research and visit cool bars on your own. I think he could have picked much better places to visit. You would probably learn more from the bartender at each bar than we did from our guide.

, Sep 2016

Well our guide did not show up which was very disappointing! but we did meet a great guy from Scotland and we ended up having a drink with him.

, Jun 2016

Was not as expected. Would not do it again.

, May 2016

A great experience our guide Brooklyn Jimmy was absolutely brilliant, very informative and funny, he told us lots about NYC and life there, he was an absolute gem of a man. The places he took us were unforgettable and we would never have found them otherwise. We would highly recommend this trip.

, Nov 2015

Had a great time with our guide Dennis.Met two couples visiting from Australia

, Nov 2015

The tour was amazing! The tour guide, Dennis, was super exciting and energetic and informative. I would recommend this tour to anyone who travels to New York. Fantastic@!!!!!

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