Fraunces Tavern

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 Full menu Regularly has real ale

54 Pearl Street
New York NY 10004
(Financial District)



Open 1100-0100 Mon/Tue, 1100-0200 Wed/Thu, 1100-0400 Fri/Sat, 1100-2400 Sun.

Handpumped Cask Beers: 1
Craft Keg Taps: 20
Craft Bottles/Cans: 100

Beers: Porterhouse Brewery plus guests.

Nearest subway: Bowling Green(4 / 5), Broad St(J / Z), South Ferry(1), Whitehall St(R / W)

Nearest ferry line: Rockaway, Astoria, South Brooklyn, East River, Staten Island


Lots of history here. Porterhouse and guests.

Directions – R / W train to Whitehall Street, take the north (Whitehall Street) exit, walk east on Pearl Street. Alternatively, J / Z train to Broad Street, walk south. Alternatively 1 train to South Ferry, walk east on Water Street, turn left on Broad Street, turn right briefly on Pearl Street. Alternatively, 4 / 5 train to Bowling Green, walk south on State Street, turn left on Pearl Street. From the ferry terminal at Pier 11, walk north on Gouverneur Lane, turn left on Pearl Street (passing Ulysses and Shorty's, q.v.).

Alex says

Steeped in history, this is the place where President Washington bid farewell to his Lieutenants. There are multiple rooms including a whisky bar and a museum on the premises. Ask for a sample of the cask before ordering as temperature has been an issue since Hurricane Sandy destroyed the cooling system in the cellar. (2/2015)

Jezza says

First visit April 2016 and we were impressed. Much better beer list than we were expecting - we thought it was going to be quite touristy, but the list was full of quality offerings from breweries such as Hill Farmstead and Hudson Valley. Lunch was also good, and throw in a visit to the museum upstairs and this all makes for an excellent place to visit.

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