Historic Bars of New York City
McSorley's Old Ale House is one of Historic Bars of New York City.

1. McSorley's Old Ale House

9.2
15 E 7th St (btwn Cooper Sq & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Pub · East Village · 399 tips and reviews

Drunken HistoryDrunken History: "Good Ale, Raw Onions, and No Ladies..." This place should be a museum!!!! Ask the bartender about the wishbones hanging from the lamp and then enjoy a liverwurst sandwich and a pint or two of ale.

Ear Inn is one of Historic Bars of New York City.

2. Ear Inn

8.6
326 Spring St (btwn Greenwich & West), New York, NY
Pub · Hudson Square · 125 tips and reviews

Drunken HistoryDrunken History: Built in 1817 for James Brown which is a controversy in and of itself. Stop in when Gary is working and have the house special, shot of Jameson and a pint of Guinness.

Fraunces Tavern Museum is one of Historic Bars of New York City.

3. Fraunces Tavern Museum

8.1
54 Pearl St (Broad St), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 27 tips and reviews

Drunken HistoryDrunken History: Some places we go to should be museums....this one is. George Washington gave his resignation speech to his soldiers here!!! Stop in and drink in the same place as our nations founder!!!

Old Town Bar is one of Historic Bars of New York City.

4. Old Town Bar

8.1
45 E 18th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S), New York, NY
Bar · Union Square · 157 tips and reviews

Drunken HistoryDrunken History: One of New Yorks oldest bars with urinals that are over 100 years old!!! A feat recognized by Mayor Bloomberg himself.

Bridge Cafe is one of Historic Bars of New York City.

5. Bridge Cafe

279 Water St (at Dover St.), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Financial District · 37 tips and reviews

Drunken HistoryDrunken History: Continuously operating as a liquor establishment since 1794, it is the oldest "bar" in New York City. Ask if Adam is working and if he is ask for an Old Fashioned made by him, it is perfect!!!

The Old '76 House is one of Historic Bars of New York City.

6. The Old '76 House

7.6
110 Main St, Tappan, NY
American Restaurant · 16 tips and reviews

Drunken HistoryDrunken History: The food alone would be worth the trip but when you consider you can drink at the very same bar rail that George Washington once drank at it makes it a must visit for anyone.