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Jimmy's Corner

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140 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036
+1 212-221-9510
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15:00 - 04:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 04:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 04:00
Sat 12:30 - 04:00
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Wales
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have places like this at home, if you're from Cardiff you could describe it as you would the Borough, a long thin bar, a bit grubby but full of character. $9 for 3 bottles of Miller Lite, $12 with the tip, barman was attentive but not chatty as he was too busy, but we didn't go in to speak... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very narrow with seating in the back area and bar at the front. No nonsense kind of place with a mixture of locals and visitors. More of a 'real' feel than most of the other establishments close by. Old photographs varnished onto the bar are interesting and allude to times gone by..

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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's right opposite Sephora, a little hole in the wall that serves IPA for $4. It can get pretty crowded and there's a shortage of places to sit, but people who frequent are nice and generally work in NYC.

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Thank James_padfoot
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I mean that in the most positive sense. It's dark and Kinda hidden, not a place I would venture into Without knowing someone but I did. it was fun, mostly because of Bill. What a sweet treat. He is the charm that makes it happen. Reminds me of the Tavern in North Beach in San Francisco.

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Thank KathieVee
Los Angeles, California
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I found this place last year thanks to TA. I was surprised by the beer prices as they are a great value, especially in NYC. Our bartender was a transplant from the west coast and she offered up great conversation. We are headed back and I can only hope the vibe is still the same. Jimmy was... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Jimmy's corner with my husband as he is a big boxing fan. The bar is very small and when we arrived it was quite busy. We asked for 2 cokes & got a reply "$6". No please/ thank you / where are you from etc etc. We then sat at the back on a round table, after about... More 

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Swanage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at the Mela Hotel, we were looking for a bar to have a drink without paying silly prices, and stumbled over Jimmy's Bar, very small, friendly and welcoming, staff remembered us each time we went in.

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Thank Karen J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

If you like boxing this is the place to come. It's like something out of a Rocky movie. A great no thrills bar with dirt cheap drinks, great laid back atmosphere and the walls are filled with boxing photos. This is just how I expected a typical New York dive bar to look.

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Thank Dave J
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I love this place, and have done for a decade. Jimmy and his wife are pretty surly, as are many of the bar staff, but it's in the character of the place, and they can be pretty nice when it counts. I was going through a horrible immigration case when I first started coming here, and it was a great... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A friend recommended Jimmy's for cocktails. What a great place, right out of old New York. Very small, very local and very friendly. Paige took great care of us, Jimmy came over to say hello, the cocktails were spot on and the price was remarkably old school. The walls are covered with Jimmy's days gone bye boxing photos. This place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 04:00
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
12:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-221-9510

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