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White Horse Tavern

41 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·
About this place
Established in 1880, The White Horse Tavern is the 2nd oldest continuously run tavern in New York City. Originally a longshoreman’s bar serving the men working the piers lining the Hudson river “The Horse” became popular with writers and artists in the early 1950’s. The most renowned being Dylan Thomas who found the tavern reminiscent of his favorite haunts in his home country of Wales. Kerouac and the Beat poets along with many other literary giants soon followed along with some of the most influential people in jazz and the newly burgeoning folk and rock music scene. The bar retains much of its original wood work and tin ceiling and is a Landmarked site. We hope you enjoy your time here!

Tips from locals

December 15, 2017
a favorite of such literary luminaries as Ezra Pound, Norman Mailer and Dylan Thomas
September 11, 2017
Another classic NY bar
January 19, 2017
Since 1880, the White Horse Tavern has remained a fixture in Greenwich Village. While the cost of living has gone up, the White Horse Tavern still maintains its “working class vibe.” It’s old and a bit run-down, but iconic nonetheless. Expect standard pub grub like burgers and sandwiches, including…
April 13, 2016
The White Horse Tavern, located in New York City's borough of Manhattan at Hudson Street and 11th Street, is known for its 1950s and 1960s Bohemian culture. It is one of the few major gathering-places for writers and artists from this period in Greenwich Village (specifically the West Village) that…
Hayley Lynn
Hayley Lynn
February 20, 2016
One of the oldest bars in the city and not going anywhere! It gets better with time.

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567 Hudson Street
Manhattan, NY 10014
Phone+1 212-989-3956
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Thursday 11:00 AM
Serves the following meal typesBrunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
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Outdoor Seating
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Beer, Wine
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