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Peter McManus Cafe

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152 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10011 40.741691 -73.99742
at 19th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-929-9691 Send to Phone

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    10 out of 10


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  • Scene: Bar Food, Classic NY, Irish/Pub, Neighborhood Bar, Restaurant & Bar
Photo by Mike Rogers

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Mon-Sat, 11am-4am; Sun, noon-4am

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at 18th St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa


The newspaper clipping on the wall is headlined “Peter McManus And Sons: Tavernmen For Many Years.” The date? August 23, 1948—when the bar had already been in business for 12 years. This explains McManus's Tiffany glass, wooden phone booths, and overall time-capsule atmosphere. These days, neighborhood workers from firemen and electricians to lawyers and musicians drop in to chat with James "Jamo" McManus, the founder's grandson, who is on hand nearly every night.


McManus is the oldest family-run bar in the city.