Waterfront Ale House
New York, NY 10016-8204
Village Voice's Description
Despite its apparent connection with Brooklyn's Pete's Ale House, the food here is considerably better. Old-timer Waterfront Ale House has long been Kip's Bay's favorite neighborhood bar, shading into gastropub territory with its slightly-sophisticated-for-bar-food offerings. The hamburger is solid and reliable, the nachos more well-cheesed than they need to be. But check the evening chalkboard specials, which include rather daring things for a bar, such as diverse fish carefully broiled, various chops and cutlets, and, especially, meal-size salads that seem aimed at the ladies. The main draw here, though, is an extensive on-tap beer list, including the products of craft brewers from all over the country.
Tips from foursquare
The food here is amazing. I always order off the specials board. The hot sauce selection is also impressive.
Free popcorn, great craft beer on tap, and a great food menu make this the go-to beer spot in Kips Bay.
Don't let the dark exterior dissuade you from coming in an enjoying a few beers and a delicious Ostrich Burger and Sweet Potato Fries or the Moroccan Stew.
A trip to Waterfront is never complete without popcorn!!!!
try to stick to the fish dishes (good specials)
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