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Guinness Your favourite place for it in Manhattan

Sweatshirt Guy Dec 15, 2006 04:08 PM

Winter is here and I am am curious where you go in Manhattan for your Guinness. Who do you think has a great pour? I like Desmonds on Park Ave though by no means do I think it has Great Guinness there. The Dublin House on West 79th (Harp Bar) does have a good one too.

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    MichaelG RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 15, 2006 04:45 PM

    The Ear Inn should be a good place for Guinness.

    1. Scott V RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 15, 2006 05:03 PM

      Molly's at 22nd and 3rd.

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        jth RE: Scott V Dec 15, 2006 05:39 PM

        ditto, a big ditto

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        Todd RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 15, 2006 06:26 PM

        Third for Molly's...along with a burger and onion rings...can't be beat

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          livetotravel RE: Todd Dec 15, 2006 07:03 PM

          One of the best burgers around! And they draw a great Guinness.

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          Captain RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 15, 2006 06:44 PM

          McCormack's on 3rd Ave., about 26th St., when I get there, which is rare.

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            jcm RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 15, 2006 06:51 PM

            Milanos - It's on Houston between Mulberry and Mott. (South side st) I don't know if it ever closes. It might just turn into a flophouse after 4. And they will cash your social security check too!

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              KTinNYC RE: jcm Dec 15, 2006 07:21 PM

              Don't want to hijack the thread but the owner of Milanos has sold the bar. I have no idea if the new owner intends to clean the place up.

              BTW, it actually does close. I was shocked. I didn't even think the door had a lock on it.

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                prunefeet RE: KTinNYC Dec 15, 2006 07:24 PM

                Oh no! I hardly ever go but still, I guess I hate change...most of the old guys I know from Milano's are dead now anyway!

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                  KTinNYC RE: prunefeet Dec 15, 2006 07:46 PM

                  "most of the old guys I know from Milano's are dead now anyway!", and well pickled I'm sure.

                  I don't go much anymore but things changed a few years ago when they cleaned things up a bit and brightened up the bar area.

                  I just checked with a friend who knows and Milanos was sold to the owner of The Libarary Bar so maybe he'll keep things the same.

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              roze RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 15, 2006 07:29 PM

              My favorites are St. Dymphna's on St. Mark's, Molly's (of course)& Jane St. Tavern. Paddy Reillys on 2nd is an all Guiness draft bar. I wouldn't say they pour the best draft although they should.

              1. Woodside Al RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 15, 2006 07:35 PM

                Molly's does it right for Manhattan... and they have Murphy's too.

                1. Andrew P. RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 15, 2006 07:42 PM

                  Lunasa, Lunasa, Lunasa, and furthermore, Lunasa.

                  Friendly, modern Irish pub. The pub grub is quite good too.

                  126 1st Avenue between 7th Street and St. Mark's Place

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                    mrnyc RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 15, 2006 09:46 PM

                    go down to the seaport and get yr guinness on at JEREMYS ALE HOUSE in a massive styrofoam container as god intended.

                    bonus they have murphy's on draft too and plenty of clam shack styled seafood. it's perfect.

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                      Brian W RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 16, 2006 04:19 AM

                      It was a few years ago but we had a couple of rounds of Guinness at Malachy's on W72 St just off Columbus Ave and it was a good pour. I might add that my cousin from Bantry & his son (a Dublin carouser) were with us that night, and they said it was "creditable" in their opinion. I do also like the pour at Molly's on 3rd Ave which as is good as at Donovan's in Woodside.

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                        nypb RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 16, 2006 05:15 PM

                        I always liked The Parlour on W86th for a great pint of Guinness.

                        1. Angelina RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 16, 2006 05:29 PM

                          McSwiggins on 2nd Ave. and 22nd street.

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                            Restless Reader RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 16, 2006 06:06 PM

                            Mona's on Ave. B has $3 Guinness on Thursday nights. How can you beat that?

                            1. guttergourmet RE: Sweatshirt Guy Dec 17, 2006 11:43 AM

                              Agree with Mollys but recently got a guy with a slow hand at Royale on Ave. C-and a damn fine burger too.

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