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 Jezza Honourable Mention WiFi available Regularly has real ale

41 1st Avenue
New York NY 10003
(East Village)




Open 1300-0400 daily.

Gravity Cask Beers: 1
Craft Keg Taps: 12
Craft Bottles/Cans: 45

Beers: Beer range varies

Nearest subway: 2nd Ave(F)


Pioneering stalwart beer bar, one of the first with cask.

Directions – F train to 2nd Avenue, use the east (1st Avenue) exit, walk north on 1st Avenue.


One of the first bars in NYC to embrace real cask-conditioned beer back in the 1990s. Dimly-lit and welcoming, there is a good beer list though the cask is now only one on gravity dispense at most times (not so much in the summer). There is a pleasant back patio area which is enclosed. Recently refurbished in early 2015, including refurbishment of the previously infamous mens’ toilet. (2/2015)


Happy hour 4.30pm until 7.30pm weekdays, $5 beers. 12 taps, occasional gravity casks, & over 60 bottled beers. Many rotating beers; always something interesting - though it can be dark and noisy. Lovely beer garden out the back for warmer days and very mellow in the afternoon.

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