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Hofbrau Bierhaus

Map & Directions 712 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10017
  • German
  • Sun 12pm-2am, Thu-Fri 11:30am-4am
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Takeout, Wifi Access
  • Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Snack Food
  • Beer, Full bar
  • Not Accepted
  • Garage, No Parking, Street


Village Voice's Description

Descended from the famed Hofbrau Haus in Munich, Germany,
the Bierhaus is intended as a miniature version. Climb the steep
stairs to the second floor to find a vast, sky-lit room crowded with long tables (pain in the ass #1: finding a seat) and a noise level so high (pain in the ass #2) that you'll need earplugs. The beer--there are usually five varieties available, only on tap--tends to be excellent, while the food is mediocre, but relatively inexpensive by Midtown standards. Go for the wursts, of which a multiplicity are available, and skip Bavarian standards like sauerbraten, sauerkraut balls, and the mushy cucumber salad. For snackers, the gargantuan pretzel is a great pleasure.

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  • AskMen on 03/25/11

    Look out for a variety of beers (lager, hefe weizen, dunkel, dunkel weizen, bock, Knut bock) running on 24 taps, live music, and enough wurst derivatives to tide you over until Oktoberfest.

  • The Corcoran Group on 03/11/11

    Just opened amazing and authentic German bierhaus. Try the Bierhaus Pretzel (Large) with hot mustard, the Weisswurst and a Hofbrau.

  • Wynne on 09/28/13

    This is the worst bar in New York. The bouncers are racist, low life pricks with nothing better to do than hang out in Midtown on a Saturday afternoon. You're better off giving your money to Wendy's.

  • Kukuh H. on 12/16/11

    WOW Free 1/2 liter of Hofbräu Original!

  • Brew York on 09/19/11

    Through 10/3, you can reserve a table here for their daily noon or 6pm seating for $70pp, which entitles you to two beer tickets, one food ticket, live entertainment, and a boisterous atmosphere!

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