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Friday. The end of a long week. What better than a craft beer or a nice single malt? Hell, if a frozen silver banana daiquiri with a chocolate shaved fringe on top is your thing...today's the day for it.

Being that I am constantly bombing you guys with my views and opinions, today I want to open up the floor and have you guys drown me in your views and attitudes. The subject is near and dear to my heart...and liver. We've beaten it to death, but it's back for a revival. I want to get your thoughts on the top Wall Street bars in New York City. Where a monkey is always welcome and known to act a fool. I've managed to dig up a link from one of Eddie's old posts about what the hot spots were back in 2009. There's a few more random selections I added, as well.

So let me know what you think of the following places. Rate them, describe them, tell me what does or doesn't make them a real Wall Street watering hole.

I want to know which one of these jungle dives I am most likely to catch glimpse of a monkeys run amok on my next swing through the Big Apple.

22 oz. of Wall Street Buzz

1) Ulysses Folk House

2) Beckett's

3) Hotel Bar @ The W, Union Square

4) Underbar

5) Diablo Royale

6) Mad Dog & Beans

7) Harry's Cafe & Steak

8) The Dubliner

9) Johnny Utah

10) Bobby Van's

11) Emmett O'Lunney's

12) William's

13) The Full Shilling

14) Cipriani

15) Deweys Flatiron

16) Rosie O'Grady

17) Galway Hooker

18) Joshua Tree

19) Mercury Bar

20) Turtle Bay

21) McSorley's

22) *wild card entrant of your drunken ranting choice pleasure*

For all you out-of-towners, feel free to toss in your local favorites for local monkeys or road show riders.

Make sure you guys get properly sauced tonight. It's about that time...

Comments (30)

  • Alan Greenberg's picture

    Bleecker Heights Taver in the West Village. It has a Five Guys below it and no tourists know about it. Perfect for getting silly after work with coworkers

  • Frieds's picture

    Midas... TAKE DEWEY'S FLATIRON OFF THAT LIST NOW! HOW DARE YOU INCLUDE A PLACE WITH SUCH SHITTY TAPS!

    That said... there are a few places I happen to like to go after work. PS450 is a decent time. Van Deimen's is a pretty good place for a beer. I'll trek to Raine's Law Room and Flatiron Lounge if I want a good cocktail after work. I've never had a problem going down to the village to find a low key bar to drink at as well. The Blind Tiger Alehouse is a good spot for a beer. The Ginger Man's another great beer hideout. Despite the name, I also recommend The Half Pint down by NYU.

  • porkbellies's picture

    McSorley's is awesome. They didn't allow women until the 70's when they were forced to by the court, they only serve two drinks (light and dark ale), and everyone there is looking to get absolutely trashed. No hipster bartenders to be found either.

  • In reply to porkbellies
    In The Flesh's picture

    porkbellies:
    McSorley's is awesome. They didn't allow women until the 70's when they were forced to by the court, they only serve two drinks (light and dark ale), and everyone there is looking to get absolutely trashed. No hipster bartenders to be found either.

    McSorley's is awesome! Even people who don't like beer like their ale. A friend told that he once saw one of the bartenders threaten to throw some girl out of there because she tried to order a screwdriver.

    Metal. Music. Life. www.headofmetal.com

  • Frieds's picture

    Pfalzer, there are so many varieties of that tale, it's not even funny. McSorley's is notorious for their limited menu, and if anyone has a problem with that they can go sod off.

  • In reply to Frieds
    feenans's picture

    Frieds:
    Midas... TAKE DEWEY'S FLATIRON OFF THAT LIST NOW! HOW DARE YOU INCLUDE A PLACE WITH SUCH SHITTY TAPS!

    That said... there are a few places I happen to like to go after work. PS450 is a decent time. Van Deimen's is a pretty good place for a beer. I'll trek to Raine's Law Room and Flatiron Lounge if I want a good cocktail after work. I've never had a problem going down to the village to find a low key bar to drink at as well. The Blind Tiger Alehouse is a good spot for a beer. The Ginger Man's another great beer hideout. Despite the name, I also recommend The Half Pint down by NYU.


    I love half pint! If you are in the area, check out GMT at bleecker and laguardia. Amazing "classy" pub, just opened on St Patricks day. Also Peculier Pub is pretty good, amazing selection of drafts.

  • heister's picture

    Dorsia, while it might not be a true "bar" we have no chance of getting a reservation to actually verify that it is infact not a bar.

    Follow the shit your fellow monkeys say @shitWSOsays

    Life is hard, it's even harder when you're stupid - John Wayne

  • In reply to Frieds
    In The Flesh's picture

    Frieds:
    Pfalzer, there are so many varieties of that tale, it's not even funny. McSorley's is notorious for their limited menu, and if anyone has a problem with that they can go sod off.

    I agree. I keep trying to find their ale by the six-pack at beverage places on Long Island, but I never have any luck. Speaking of which, are you on the light side or the dark side?

    Metal. Music. Life. www.headofmetal.com

  • In reply to heister
    happypantsmcgee's picture

    heister:
    Dorsia, while it might not be a true "bar" we have no chance of getting a reservation to actually verify that it is infact not a bar.

    No one goes there anymore.

    If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses - Henry Ford

  • In reply to happypantsmcgee
    heister's picture

    happypantsmcgee:
    heister:
    Dorsia, while it might not be a true "bar" we have no chance of getting a reservation to actually verify that it is infact not a bar.

    No one goes there anymore.

    I guess your right, its not to hip to find paul owens ear in the soup.

    Follow the shit your fellow monkeys say @shitWSOsays

    Life is hard, it's even harder when you're stupid - John Wayne

  • Otter.'s picture

    Joshua Tree and Turtle Bay make me want to vomit. Please, no.

    Hi, Eric Stratton, rush chairman, damn glad to meet you.

  • Ray Finkle's picture

    Wow, that list sucks.

  • Bondarb's picture

    Two types of bars: the one you actually hang out at on the weekend or on weeknight's when you want to go out and the one where you go after-work to have drinks with co-workers or drwn sorrows after a bad day, That list is almost exclusively after-work-type bars that suck...but that said you can find bondarb fairly regularly drowning his sorrows after a rough day at bobby van's. The only bar on that list I would ever go to have fun on "off time" is Diablo...that place is great. I mean the one on W 10th not the one on the east side which blows.

  • rufiolove's picture

    Canal Room has a sick 80's night... a bit surprised that Dorrian's didn't make the list because that is a meat market very similar to J-Tree... great odds there if you're a single yuppie... I also like Brass Monkey in the Meatpacking Dist.... the rooftop has an awesome feel to it, great views across the river, and you can almost feel the pretentious joy in the air next door at the Boom Boom Room...

  • happypantsmcgee's picture

    happyu got trashed tonight you cunts. just saiying

    If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses - Henry Ford

  • In reply to happypantsmcgee
    Midas Mulligan Magoo's picture

    happypantsmcgee:
    happyu got trashed tonight you cunts. just saiying

    Your spelling's got a Nipponish tinge to it...frankly, I was expecting a comment about Sake and Bukkake...what gives bro? Your obscenity level is slippin man...for shame

  • In reply to happypantsmcgee
    happypantsmcgee's picture

    happypantsmcgee:
    happyu got trashed tonight you cunts. just saiying

    Haha, just found this. I'm feeling it today though.

    If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses - Henry Ford

  • dorsia reservations's picture

    Bro are you serioussssss!!! Bro Jimmys all dayyy!!!

    If youre making good money and you like house, Bagatelle Brunch.

  • BusinessGreek's picture

    Jeremy's Ale House, down in the South Street Seaport. 32 oz beers served in a styrofoam cup, for $4 during happy hours.

  • In reply to BusinessGreek
    Ray Finkle's picture

    BusinessGreek:
    Jeremy's Ale House, down in the South Street Seaport. 32 oz beers served in a styrofoam cup, for $4 during happy hours.

    Quoted for truth. Great place.

    Brass Monkey and Dorrians suck. BroJimmys is a cheese dick fest as well.

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  • In reply to Inept Speculator
    Otter.'s picture

    Hi, Eric Stratton, rush chairman, damn glad to meet you.