Ace Bar

Ace Bar

Bar and Pool Hall
531 E 5th St (btwn Avenue A & B), New York, NY 10009, United States
Hours:
Closed until 3:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 3:00 PM–4:00 AM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 1:00 PM–4:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
No

Ace Bar in New York City’s East Village is “no pretense, no fuss, just fun.”

7.9/10

Based on 463 votes

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Total Visitors
12,091
Total Visits
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  • What you need to know
    Jon S.
    If you plan to pass out on the skee ball ramp, bring a pillow.(28 Tips)
    Dens
    They got Rolling Stones (2011) and Metallica (2013) pinball here.(10 Tips)
    J C.
    Buck hunter, skee ball, darts, and pool tables.(9 Tips)
    Lia
    A longtime favorite place for pinball, darts, and pool.(17 Tips)
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  • skee ball
  • darts
  • pinball
  • happy hour
  • Big Buck Hunter
  • lively
  • beer
  • good for groups
  • good for a late night
  • good for singles
  • casual
  • Pabst Blue Ribbon
  • authentic
  • board games
  • skiing
  • pool tables
  • trendy
  • pear cider
  • cute
  • great value
  • Ben L.

    The staff is nice! Shame that the clientele don't think better of themselves :(

    Ben Lanier · 3 weeks ago
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  • Abigail A.

    Bro vibe. Good happy hour deals. Loud.

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  • Chet M.

    Arcade games and $4 drafts. Fun spot in alphabet city.

    Chet Mancini · March 29
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  • Jean C.

    $10 deposit at bar to play darts, be careful not to get too drunk and drop them on your toes...these aren't plastic!

    Jean Celso · March 16
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  • Giovanni D.

    Not really my scene, but a good spot to play some bar pool.

    Giovanni D'Palma · March 15
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  • Jeffrey K.

    Fun spot, but REALLY crowded.

    Jeffrey Kao · March 7
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  • Ana Marie 💃

    Super divey bar with darts, pool tables, pinball and skee ball machines.

    Ana Marie 💃 · February 16
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  • Abner A.

    Big buck hunter HD!

    Abner Aceves · January 31
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  • Kristen

    Great place to play darts

    Kristen · January 31
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  • Ryan S.

    Had my birthday party there on a Saturday night. Went off without a hitch. Jeff was really helpful getting us all situated and Maria could not have been better to us.Took care of all of us. Great spot

    Ryan Sussan · January 20
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  • Michael S.

    Way too crowded.

    Michael Shiba · January 10
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  • Ka-Chun C.

    They have Mastodon and Slayer on the jukebox.

    Ka-Chun Chau · January 9
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  • christina lynn agatha

    Play games. Ignore people.

    christina lynn agatha · December 21, 2014
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  • Ali C.

    Always a good night here. Go for the Happy hour

    Ali Cotter · December 18, 2014
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  • Humphrey M.

    Cool place

    Humphrey Mensah · December 2, 2014
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  • Cody-Ann .

    This is. Like Dave & Busters without all the kids. Ski ball, Darts, pool, cute busboy, Great happy hour. Big TVs not too crowded for the sunday football🏈 games.

    Cody-Ann 👑💫 · November 9, 2014
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  • J C.

    One of my favorite bars in the east village. Buck hunter, skee ball, darts, and pool tables. Play all four games in a World Series with your friends.

    J Crowley · November 6, 2014
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  • Paige C.

    It's like Chuck E. Cheese for adults: Skee ball, pool, darts and drinks! Fun place for late night.

    Paige C · November 1, 2014
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  • Ranu R.

    Great weeknight bar, gets crowded on the weekends. Play pool, skeeball, Buck Hunter or darts and just enjoy pure divey-ness.

    Ranu Rajkarnikar · October 7, 2014
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  • James J.

    Games always make things fun for a casual might.

    James J · October 3, 2014
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  • Felix

    Come for the midnight happy hour. Stay for the skee ball.

    Felix · September 30, 2014
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  • Omer Z.

    Chat a bit with the bartender.

    Omer Zach · September 28, 2014
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  • Emily P.

    Wait for your table at Minca across the street. Great beer selection.

    Emily Park · September 22, 2014
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  • Justin B.

    Skee ball, darts and pinball... Oh my! Great bar! Be aware that it gets crowded and can be a little fratty on some nights. Still fun, though.

    Justin Breton · September 5, 2014
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  • James J.

    Cool place to chill and hit up on an EV bar crawl. Play some games to break up the drinks.

    James J · September 4, 2014
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  • Nicky K.

    Play games. Get hit on by weirdos. Have fun.

    Nicky K. · August 19, 2014
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  • Denis S.

    Buck Hunter! Pool tables! Darts! Beer!

    Denis Sosnovtsev · August 12, 2014
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  • Octane

    Very chill. Super fun. Lots to do.

    Octane · August 7, 2014
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  • Taylor G.

    Games, pool, beer

    Taylor Gerard · August 7, 2014
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  • Vansi V.

    The ace cider is actually quite sweet. Too sweet in fact.

    Vansi Vallabhaneni · July 2, 2014
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  • Sam B.

    Like lithographed metal lunch boxes from the '50s, '60s and '70s? Ace Bar has strong game.

    Sam Brown · June 20, 2014
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  • Jessie A.

    Skeeball, pool, darts, board games, beer, and they're playing the theme song from Charmed right now. My kind of place.

    Jessie Allen · April 6, 2014
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  • @thirstynyc

    Games ... Pinball, skee ball, darts, pool and fun no fuss proper w great music

    @thirstynyc · March 30, 2014
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  • Kenan A.

    Douche brofest 9000

    Kenan Ali · March 1, 2014
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  • Justin E.

    Drunk skeeball is the best!

    Justin Entrup · February 15, 2014
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  • Jon S.

    If you plan to pass out on the skee ball ramp, bring a pillow.

    Jon Steinback · February 14, 2014
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  • Dens

    They got Rolling Stones (2011) and Metallica (2013) pinball here. $1/each #justsaying

    Dens · January 6, 2014
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  • Tommy S.

    Killin pool. It's the new pong.

    Tommy Shanahan · December 1, 2013
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  • Tracy S.

    $20 credit card minimum. Metallica pinball is awesome.

    Tracy Spetka · November 18, 2013
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  • Matt P.

    There's a Big Buck Hunter social league here! www.nycbigbucks.com

    Matt Payne · November 13, 2013
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  • John T.

    Stay away from Owen.

    John T. · November 9, 2013
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  • Sass Conf

    Skeeball! but on the weekends can be filled with NYU crowd

    Sass Conf · October 5, 2013
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  • Tian X.

    The men's room is a really a singular man's room, but without a lock, leading to awkward encounters on the toilet.

    Tian Xie · September 18, 2013
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  • Carley B.

    Tuesday night is big buck hunter league! It's a great time with awesome people. #makeshotstakeshots

    Carley Bain · September 17, 2013
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  • Bev H.

    Practice up on your skeeball. Good times

    Bev Hancock · September 8, 2013
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  • Dan H.

    You nearly have to kneel to use the urinal its so low

    Dan Haxel · August 31, 2013
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  • Addison W.

    Happy Hour is really good here. Try the Ace Pear cider. Really good

    Addison Walton · July 27, 2013
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  • Dave J.

    Ask for a Dark & Stormy with Gosling's rum and ginger beer

    Dave Johnson · July 14, 2013
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  • Orlete P.

    Não tomo, mas pra quem gosta... Ótima opção!

    Orlete Pinheiro✅ · May 1, 2013
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  • Joey N.

    The worst jukebox in New York.

    Joey Nowak · November 24, 2012
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