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Porterhouse Brewing Co.

Fraunces Tavern & Museum
54 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10004 40.703404 -74.011525
nr. Broad St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-968-1776 Send to Phone

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  • Scene: After Hours, After Work, Bar Food, Fireplace, Irish/Pub, Live Music, Notable Beer Selection, Restaurant & Bar, Swank, Theme

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Official Website

frauncestavern.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 11am-12am; Sat and Sun,11am-2am

Nearby Subway Stops

R at Whitehall St.-South Ferry; 4, 5 at Bowling Green; 1 at South Ferry

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Profile

This old watering hole has been pouring cold ones since 1762, and is said to have been the tavern wherein George Washington bade goodbye to his officers after the Revolutionary War. But as far as goes the current set-up of the place, history be damn’d. Sure, there’s some exposed brick walls that look old as ’76, and a few splintery liquor cabinets that may very well have been salvaged from an 18th century shipwreck, but let’s face it: Fraunces Tavern, or Fraunces Tavern® as their website helpfully proclaims, is a throwback to the vanished days of 2010. With all the high-end cherry trees that went into crafting the varnished floor and elegant tables, and with all the raw-hide calfskin booths that look like they were rounded up in a Tex-Mex airport lounge, it’s hard to picture anyone but frat-rockers and i-bankers enjoying all the colonial ambiance. Scratch that. It actually would be pretty awesome to see our first President lose his wig doing a keg stand.

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