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Freddy’s Bar

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627 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 40.663281 -73.991245
nr. 17th St.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-768-0131 Send to Phone

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  • Scene: After Work, Bar Food, Dive Bar, DJ, Karaoke Nights, Live Music, Neighborhood Bar, Outdoor Area
Photo by Dave Ratzlow

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Official Website

freddysbar.com

Hours

Daily, noon-4am

Happy Hour

Daily, noon-7pm; $3 drafts, $1 off all other drinks

Nearby Subway Stops

R at Prospect Ave.

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Profile

Freddy's Bar and Backroom, once doomed to be the best-known casualty of the Atlantic Yards debacle, has re-opened in a chummy space just past the southernmost fringe of Park Slope proper. The new spot isn't yet as thoroughly soiled as its precursor, but regulars will have no trouble falling into their usual positions: the new Freddy's has the very same scrappy booths, schizoid video mash-ups, and bar-back jackelope, taxidermied squirrel, and marlin as the old. In fact, the bar itself was transplanted from one locale to the next. To complete the experience, its back room hosts the usual mix of music, comedy nights, and low-key movie screenings. So yes, it's the same Freddy's, with the same well-worn airs. If anything, it’s even more relaxed than before: in adopting the sleepy nabe between South Slope and Sunset Park, it may have grown a bit milder with age.

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