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188 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-5613
10:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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560 reviews
435 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small little bar serving a wide array of whiskeys and bourbons alongside cocktails, this has a nice intimate atmosphere matched with some great drinks!

Thank Michael-James_Lee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Went in for a quick happy hour before a book signing event. Staff was very helpful and offered some great suggestions. Found my new fav! We'll definitely be back!

Thank Adrienne H
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Great neighborhood bar in a former post office. Extensive list of whiskies and bourbons (the Widow Jane bourbon and rye are both excellent). The staff were all very friendly and helpful in making drink selections. Have not tried the food yet, have visited twice for drinks and enjoyed both visits very much. Definitely worth a stop if you are staying... More 

Thank DrDoomes
Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

My friends and I were staying in Brooklyn nearby the Post Office and were glad we decided to venture in for drinks and a bite. Excellent grilled cheese sandwiches and service!

Thank AdvisorChic1
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Happened upon this place... Drinks were expensive but well executed. Ate their seasonal arugula salad which was amazing and also ordered the cheese and meat plate which was not bad .. A little pricey for what you got bit tasty nonetheless. We got a table right by the window and was a lovely way to spend the evening

1 Thank mlh85
Columbia, Missouri, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Certainly not my first whiskey but definitely my first Manhattan! Excellent. Small and cozy. Great if you're in the area looking for whiskey options

Thank Jenna C
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2012 via mobile

Delicious pulled pork sandwich. Good drink selection. Cool atmosphere and music. Food menu selection is pretty sparse but quality was excellent

Thank Vll-sd
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2011

The Post Office is amazing! The restaurant is cozy and intellectual with a simple yet delicious menu. The bartenders and servers are a true pleasure. I come here about 2 - 3 times a week for the whiskey drinks and the best bacon grilled cheese on the planet! Highly suggest trying this place!

Thank Bradley F
Chicago, IL
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2011

There's a focus on whiskey (especially bourbon), with an excellent variety of less common labels. But the big surprise is the refined menu. Don't expect typical bar food here -- not typical bar food offerrings and not typical bar food quality. It's also decorated thoughtfully and the owner/manager clearly put a lot of love into this place (including a consistently... More 

5 Thank blumo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 188 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-5613
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Intimate bar with a surprisingly gourmet menu, including: fresh oysters, steak tartare, pulled pork, borscht, pate, etc. Wonderful menu of whiskies and bourbons, too. Very thoughtful decor.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?