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Neighborhood focus: The best beer gardens in Manhattan

Grab a pint of your favorite brew at one of Manhattan’s finest beer gardens, serving beers from all over the world.

A borough renowned for its cultural, financial, and entertainment exploits all over the globe, Manhattan is filled with hard working patrons. Balancing the work and play equation, it is home to some of New York’s best beer gardens, where you can soak in the sunshine and indulge in some electric beer drinking sessions.

Clinton Hall

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Beer and food at Clinton Hall, Source: Facebook

While there are quite a few Clinton Hall beer gardens in the city, the one near Empire State Building is easily accessible from any part of the tri-state area. Either choose to enjoy some of their supercrafts from the mezzanine level or sit back and pair up beer and food on the ground level where wall games thrive.

Some famous beers on tap include Clinton Hall Gigawatt IPA, Bitburger Premium Pils, Blood of the Unicorn, Original Blend, and Warheads Black Cherry Sour Ale.

Location - 16 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018.

Timings - 3 pm to 11 pm (Monday to Friday)
12 pm to 11 pm (Saturday to Sunday)

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The Stag’s Head

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The Stag’s Head entrance, Source: Facebook

Jump straight to drinking with the deer at The Stag’s Head, housing more than 50 bottled beer options and 16 rotating tap lines. Located in Manhattan’s Midtown East, The Stag’s Head has cozy interiors and a roomy outdoor area, offering farmhouse ales, dry hard apple ciders, German style pilsners, American pale ales, and other craft selections.

Patrons can take one off from their hectic work schedule and relish a much needed break with the happy hours starting from 11 am.

Happy hours - 11 am to 7 pm

Location - 252 E 51st St, New York, NY 10022.

Timings - 11 am to 2 am (Sunday to Wednesday)
                11 am to 4 am (Thursday to Saturday)

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Tuttles

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Tuttles beer garden, Source: Facebook

A quaint oasis covered with lush green vines, Tuttles is a great relaxing spot in the heart of Murray Hill. We ordered the coconut shrimp and fried calamari with a pint of Guinness for a truly marvelous experience at the compact green complex, decorated with dotted plants complementing the wooden furniture.  

You will find a range of appetizers on the food menu to accompany various drinks on the list from wine, beer, and spirits

Happy hours - 11 am to 7 pm

Location - 735 2nd Avenue Cross Streets are 39th and, W 40th St, New York, NY 10016.

Timings - 11 am to 11 pm (Sunday)
                11 am to 12 am (Monday to Tuesday)
                11 am to 1 am (Wednesday)
                11 am to 2 am (Thursday to Saturday)

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Loreley Biergarten

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Drinking beer in a German boot glass, Source: Facebook

Located in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Loreley Biergarten has the largest heated outdoor patio of its kind in the vicinity. To bring the German beer festival mood to the US, the establishment has derived inspiration from Brauhaus in Cologne. 

Find yourself surrounded by imported German beers such as Spaten Lager, Kranz Kölsch, and Reissdorf Kölsch. They also serve classic cocktails like margaritas, spritz, and sangria for those looking for a stronger kick. 

Replenish your calorie count by munching on some schnitzel fingers and German pretzels as you rejoice the brews from Deutschland.

Happy hours - 5 pm to 10 pm (Monday to Tuesday)
                        5 pm to 7 pm (Wednesday to Thursday)
                        12 pm to 4 pm (Friday)
                        Closed (Saturday)
                        7 pm to 10 pm (Sunday)

Location - 7 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002.

Timings - 5 pm to 12 am (Monday to Tuesday)
                5 pm to 1 am (Wednesday)
                5 pm to 2 am (Thursday)
                12 pm to 4 am (Friday to Saturday)
                12 pm to 12 am (Sunday)

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The Bowery Beer Garden

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Indoor seating at The Bowery Beer Garden, Source: Facebook

If you like your pint with a game of sports, The Bowery Beer Garden in Manhattan is the watering hole to head over to during match days. With more than 40 different beers and over 30 craft beers in draft and bottle options, you will not run out on the liquid luck, whilst supporting your favorite team in action.

The largest sports beer garden in NYC has made sure that sports enthusiasts do not run empty on NBA, NFL, MLB, and Premier League matches too, with 50 + TV screens for entertainment.

Happy hours - 4 pm to 7 pm

Location - 93 Bowery, New York, NY 10002.

Timings - 4 pm to 11.30 pm (Monday and Thursday)
                Closed (Tuesday)
                4 pm to 10 pm (Wednesday)
                4 pm to 12 pm (Friday)
                12 pm to 12 am (Saturday)
                12 pm to 9 pm (Sunday)

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Header image - Tuttles, Source: Facebook

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