The Ginger Man

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72 Totally Fine

This Irish bar on steroids may be one of the few reasons to visit the no-man’s-land between Murray Hill and Koreatown.

11 E. 36th St., New York, NY, 10016


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As much a pub as a Mercedes SUV is a jeep, the Ginger Man feels like Euro Disney’s vision of the classic Irish watering hole. Nothing is done in half-measures, whether it’s the mind-boggling selection of beers and single malts or the JFK Jr.–look-alike bartenders. And while the clientele is all business during the day, this vision of J. Press heaven loosens its tie and kicks off its heels at night. On a recent visit, suit-and-tie singles, post-MSG sports fans, and an impromptu wrap party for an Off Broadway play co-existed peacefully, with more than enough wandering room and cozy corners for all.

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DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelCivilized