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Rudy's Bar and Grill

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627 9th Ave, At W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3702
+1 646-707-0890
08:00 - 04:00
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Sun 12:00 - 04:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 04:00
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London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a weeks holiday in New York and we heard this place was fun so we had a night out here and we had such a good night, bud pitchers are $10 and you get nearly 4 glasses out of it and a glass is normally $3 each so good value, free hotdogs are free if you want one,... More 

1 Thank Julie H
Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to check this bar out for it's beer prices - $3 draughts for Bud, $4.00 for Bud Light. Stella's were $4.00 as well. Interior is as you would expect. Dark, dive bar. We did not try the free hotdogs and were subsequently praised for our decision :-). Booths are not overly comfortable, as they've been recovered with lumpy... More 

Thank ssamulon
Perth, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Read various reviews where Rudy's was classed as one of best dive bars in NY and can happily endorse this. If you are looking for an authentic NY bar used by local characters then this is the place to visit. We went along most afternoons and a couple of evenings and had a great laugh with the staff and locals.... More 

1 Thank Robbo456
Tierra del Fuego, Chile
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having previously read about this dive bar , I just had to go, it was just as I imagined loud, raucous, smoke stained roof, bar area v/busy,with free (rotten) hotdogs per drink. Great prices, friendly staff. Toilets, only visit if you really have to. This is a pure dive bar with a big capital "D" me, I enjoyed it....my other... More 

Thank jimbobshere
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by Rudy's on a Friday night while visiting NYC, celebrating my 30th with my husband. I read several places that this was a great Dive, and that's exactly what it is. It was packed with people of all ages and all backgrounds. The beer is cold and cheap ($4), and the free hotdogs are actually really good. Service was... More 

Thank TBalthrop
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Googled 'best cheap beer New York' and this was top of the list. It was just as described - cheap beer (e.g. $4 pint Bud Light) and free hot dog to boot! It's a small place without much seating, but it's busy-ness adds to the atmosphere. You may bag a seat at the bar if you wait long enough.

Thank Caroline W
Tokyo, Japan
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383 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You are either going to love this place or hate. It's a real dive bar, not one of those fake dive bars that cage $8 for a beer, so hipsters beware. The place is literally taped together. Seats and sofas range from very comfortable to I'd rather stand. Drinks are cheap. A bottle of bud will set you back three... More 

1 Thank McG_Road_Warrior
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is something slightly charming about this place when you walk in. But when you look a little closer it's pretty poor. The sofas are held together with tape. The bathroom door to the men's was a poorly fitted piece of wood. Luckily it's dark in the bar so you can't see how dirty it really is.

Thank Kriss G
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good locals bar not far from Times Square. Good price drinks for NYC and you get a free hotdog with every drink ( you have to ask) Recommend a visit.

Thank trotterLondon
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic bar! We all loved it. Some great people in there that have lived in the neighbourhood for Ages- sociable and welcoming. The drink prices are really good and the music (chosen by everyone at the duke box) was great! We didn't get the hot dogs as we had just had dinner but we will next time. Fantastic bar in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 627 9th Ave, At W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3702
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 646-707-0890

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