Jimmy's Corner

Bar and Dive Bar$$$$
Theater District, New York
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  • Whitney J.
    "Best dive bar in Times Square, hands down."(6 Tips)
    Chris L.
    "Great service, cheap prices, but no funny business."(48 Tips)
    Ren T.
    "Bring $1's for the juke box & remember to tip your servers well"(19 Tips)
    Mary B.
    "The boxing memorabilia is amazing."(3 Tips)
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  • Michael H.
    Michael Harper2 weeks ago
    Know what you want. Drink your beer. Don't be a dick.
    Upvoted 1 day ago
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew McCrumOctober 11
    Been here 5+ times
    Come here to get away from the madness of Times Square. You’ll end up spending a few hours. 🍺
  • Alfred M.
    Alfred M.October 11
    2 knob creek on the rocks = $10
  • Apostolis T.
    Beer on tap Nice decoration Nice music
  • Jorge M.
    Jorge MonteroAugust 20
    Great place for having some drinks! $3-5 drinks next to Times Square
  • Rita L.
    Rita LAugust 11
    free chips!
  • Jacob U.
    Excellent prices $3 beer in Times Square
  • Alexander B.
    cheap and authentic
  • Ahmad S.
    Very small but unique, very well located!
  • Liza A.
    Liza AbadMay 26
    Cheap drinks and awesomeness! Have a few extra bucks for jukebox...
  • Edward M.
    The best bar in midtown. Cheap beers, great jukebox and firendly staff. A must visit.
  • Alex R.
    Alex RobertsonFebruary 26
    draft beers as cheap as $3 (bud, rolling rock) and as expensive as $4.50 (some IPA). awesome for the area.
  • Tilman B.
    Tilman BeneckeJanuary 31
    It's the smart little fella who gets all the beautiful girls in here...
  • L
    LDecember 26, 2016
    Perfect American bar atmosphere. Warm, cosy and lively. Cheap drinks! Jukebox too!
  • Andie S.
    Andie SleemanDecember 14, 2016
    Cheap beer! Cheap liquor! Nice enough staff. Always packed.
  • Manuel Alejandro B.
    Manuel Alejandro BautistaNovember 27, 2016
    Great place to drink some beers. Cheap price and good atmosphere.
  • Gothamist
    GothamistNovember 15, 2016
    The 45-year-old haven of cheap beer and great tunes is adorned with loads of boxing history, and its jukebox is stacked with Stax classics, R&B, pop and soul. Read more
    Upvoted Nov 8
  • Chris S.
    Chris SNovember 2, 2016
    Don't tell anyone about this place.
  • K M.
    K MOctober 9, 2016
    We brought a backpack in and were chastised. That was our bad. Bar is not for the portly.
  • Cole K.
    Cole KennedyOctober 2, 2016
    Blessedly dissimilar to every other hell pit in and around Times Square. Come in if you're trying to regain your sanity.
  • Michael H.
    Michael HarrisAugust 17, 2016
    This place is an establishment. Cheap drinks and good vibes.
  • Rachel K.
    Rachel KingAugust 3, 2016
    Grub St: Jimmy’s is that rare New York bar that cannot be oversold. It’s cheap, the jukebox is excellent, and among the many wall decorations is a sign reading “Let’s not talk politics here.”
  • Brian S.
    Brian SoperJuly 10, 2016
    Cheap beer and tons of character
  • Brian S.
    Brian SoperJuly 10, 2016
    Cheap tap beer and tons of character both on the walls and on the stools.
  • Martin J.
    Martin JonassonMay 8, 2016
    Great dive bar, cheap prices and despite close to Time Square, not a lot of tourits.
  • Tara D.
    Tara DeVincenzoJanuary 18, 2016
    you MUST purchase a drink to take up space but you're really not gonna break the bank. it's a fair deal
  • Phil V.
    Phil ValentiNovember 24, 2015
    Awesome jukebox all old classics only. Perfect atmosphere if you miss New Orleans
  • Johannes B.
    Johannes BittelOctober 23, 2015
    3$ a pint. It's a cheap place to get a beer near Times Square
  • Robert D.
    Robert DavoliSeptember 22, 2015
    Tight quarters but cozy
  • Joanne L.
    Joanne LockmanSeptember 4, 2015
    Everything.
  • Ren T.
    Ren TarpleyAugust 31, 2015
    Top shelf drinks are painfully inexpensive here. It's a total locals spot in the middle of times sq. Bring $1's for the juke box & remember to tip your servers well
  • Ben P.
    Ben PopkenAugust 24, 2015
    Cheap booze
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    You can never go wrong with a shot of bourbon and a cold beer (affordable prices!) Read more
  • Gaby V.
    Gaby VélezJuly 14, 2015
    Good prices. Excellent service. The cold beers.
  • Tom M.
    Tom M.July 9, 2015
    Cheap ice cold beer with nice service
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhJuly 3, 2015
    Cheap drinks 😀😄
  • Riz R.
    Riz RizuanMay 28, 2015
    Duck in and avoid the tourists. Cheapest drinks in town.. $5 or less for a drink! Wonderful service too.
  • Alex S.
    Alex StillApril 28, 2015
    This place is legit. A true gem in midtown where a whiskey and bottled beer is the way to go.
  • James M.
    James MullanyApril 21, 2015
    Cheap beer for Times Square. Hole in the wall type of place with tons of boxing memorabilia
  • Brent G.
    Brent GrinnaMarch 28, 2015
    Amazing dive bar
  • Debra
    DebraMarch 23, 2015
    Great bar - go here to escape the madness of Times Square. A paradise of memorabilia for boxing fans, reasonable drinks and no nonsense bar staff
  • Manny H.
    Manny HernandezMarch 8, 2015
    Cheeeeeap drinks.
  • DoubleDeuce
    DoubleDeuceMarch 3, 2015
    This place is weirdly in Times Square. It can be very packed and loud before shows start but then it's quite nice. No food but cheap drinks and lots of fun boxing photos and drawings on the walls.
  • Elizabeth O.
    Elizabeth OtaolaFebruary 15, 2015
    Cozy little space, great drinks for great prices before a show
  • Cassandra M.
    Cassandra MFebruary 7, 2015
    2 beers. 2 shots of Jamie and a Jamie ginger? = $21. it's true, drinks are cheap! and there's more seating towards the back
  • Ronald C.
    Ronald CooperJanuary 19, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Cheap ass dranks
  • @cobih
    @cobihJanuary 4, 2015
    Best dive bar close to Times Square, amazing prices, great service. Must check this notable hole-in-the-wall out.
  • Jesse B.
    Jesse BagelsDecember 26, 2014
    Super cramped but the staff is super nice! Cheap beers for the area too
  • Andrew A.
    Andrew AndrewNovember 15, 2014
    Well light dive bar. Cheap beer!
  • Morgan N.
    Morgan NelsonOctober 7, 2014
    Some of the cheapest drinks in Midtown, and one of the greatest (sassiest) bartenders of all time.
  • Klingel S.
    Klingel StreichSeptember 17, 2014
    Point of continuity in this changing city. Worth a visit.
  • Noah B.
    Noah BrierSeptember 14, 2014
    Quite possibly the only good bar in Time's Square.
  • Peter W.
    Peter WellsSeptember 12, 2014
    The best bar near Times Square
  • Peter H.
    Peter HeidornSeptember 3, 2014
    Boxing museum meets dive bar. Jimmy is the man!
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SchneiderAugust 30, 2014
    Great little dive bar open late. Jimmy doesn't like it when people talk politics.
  • Sarah L.
    Sarah LambinoAugust 25, 2014
    Space is limited but good crowd
  • Hyphen S.
    Hyphen SageAugust 17, 2014
    This is the only place in the area NOT packed with tourists. Casual local dive bar- smaller with more seats in the back. Good for small groups, not recommended for bar hoppers
  • Vic C.
    Vic C.August 17, 2014
    Best dive bar in all NYC
  • tara g.
    tara geeAugust 12, 2014
    Secret dive bar
  • Mandy J.
    Mandy JenkinsAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't come in with a big crew, there isn't room for a group of more than 4.
  • Ben
    BenAugust 8, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    A midtown classic. Go in, pull up a stool and enjoy the sites and sounds of the local bar flies.
  • Pierre v.
    Pierre van MedgeAugust 7, 2014
    Steps from Times Square, step back in time at this unique dive bar. And get yelled at by Jimmy's wife, it's part of the experience!
  • Eben H.
    Eben HallApril 7, 2014
    It's very warm!
  • Antoinette
    AntoinetteFebruary 8, 2014
    Excellent jukebox
  • Julienne J.
    Julienne JacintoFebruary 5, 2014
    Small place, but nice atmosphere and cheap drinks!
  • Tina L.
    Tina LenderJanuary 19, 2014
    "That glass of wine will be $4." You mean free? Love this place. Casual atmosphere, boxing memorabilia, friendly staff and I may have mentioned the cheap drinks. I can see why reporters like it.
    Downvoted Sep 26
  • Jesse C.
    Jesse ControlJanuary 18, 2014
    Best bar in time square.
  • Maksim A.
    Maksim AlipovDecember 12, 2013
    Cheap beer, home atmosphere
  • Gabriel R.
    Gabriel RogerDecember 8, 2013
    A legit dive. Cheap drinks. Old school boxing decor everywhere. Sanctuary near the Times Square shit storm. Very narrow and gets crowded so be prepared to suck that gut in when entering!
  • John B.
    John BigbooteNovember 28, 2013
    for drinks before theater
  • Echo G.
    Echo GuzmanNovember 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't piss off jimmy's wife, you'll lose everytime..
  • Will M.
    Will McGinnisOctober 23, 2013
    Place is awesome! Perfect, low key dive bar! Great atmosphere and great service.
  • Robert M.
    Robert MOctober 13, 2013
    Great spot to chill with a group take turns buying rounds if drinks for under 30 bucks (6 ppl)
  • Joe K.
    Joe KraherOctober 7, 2013
    Watch out for the Cranky old Polish woman behind the bar sometimes! She's less than pleasant. She even broke the other bartenders balls.
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    Great Spot for a quick drink after work Read more
  • Amanda J.
    Amanda JoySeptember 18, 2013
    Cheap drinks ! Owned by Mohammed Ali's friend and I met him!
  • Village Voice
    Village VoiceSeptember 9, 2013
    A hidden gem amongst other Times Square bars. Take advantage of the great jukebox and free bar snacks!
  • Bart S.
    Bart SolenthalerSeptember 7, 2013
    My favorite bar. Rolling Rock drafts only three bucks.
  • Héctor P.
    Héctor PérezSeptember 1, 2013
    Cheapest bar in Times Square area, half price drinks than others. A must see...
  • Chris D.
    Chris DubsAugust 17, 2013
    Stay away u bastards
  • Erick B.
    Erick BastidaAugust 12, 2013
    A boxing bar without boxing TV
  • Anna M.
    Anna MAugust 5, 2013
    Cheapest place in midtown! Please!!!!!
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupAugust 1, 2013
    One of the better bars in the Times Square area, that actually isn't tourist central. Cheap drinks and great service - what can be better?
  • Manuel E.
    Manuel EnfedaqueJuly 31, 2013
    Actually it is kind of unreal right by TS.. I mean its so outta place but damn awesome in the sametime.. Dirt cheap and friendly staff. Not even 10 sandy's would close down this biz ahah!
  • Margo
    MargoJuly 26, 2013
    Don't come here, the bartenders are bullies.
  • Matt
    MattJune 24, 2013
    Really tiny place, but seemed good enough. Drinks moderately priced - $6 for Whiskey Sour
  • Jessica
    JessicaJune 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Time Square's best kept secret!
  • Alex M.
    Alex MizrahiJune 17, 2013
    This place is a classic, impossibly narrow New York bar and one of the few places that remain from pretransformation Times Square. Boxing posters and Christmas lights: a perfect place." Read more
  • Marcus I.
    Marcus Is KingMay 13, 2013
    Great vibe and good music... Show jimmy love he's mad cool!
  • Mary B.
    Mary BrickthrowerMay 5, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Dive bar at it's very best. The boxing memorabilia is amazing.
  • Fritz B.
    Fritz BurnettMarch 31, 2013
    Old school, which is pretty cool.
  • Village Voice
    Village VoiceMarch 28, 2013
    One of the few places near Times Square NOT packed with tourists, escape the commotion and if you’re lucky Jimmy himself might be around to make you a signature Hurricane.
  • Sharon D.
    Sharon DiGiulioMarch 7, 2013
    Just like Key West in Times Square!
  • Delia S.
    Delia SarichFebruary 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    A mirage in the Times Square desert.
  • Cody S.
    Cody SniderFebruary 13, 2013
    Best place in this part of the city to break away from the tourists.
  • Melissa H.
    Melissa HarrisJanuary 9, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Love this bar. Swanee is awesome - be sure to talk to her!
  • Somaditya S.
    Somaditya SinhaDecember 22, 2012
    Stay away from the old lady, she's quite painful to talk to.
  • KW.
    KW.December 16, 2012
    Great dive. A new fave.
  • ç
    çNovember 8, 2012
    Good place to go when thirsty. Jukebox is overrun with early 60s and late 50s tracks. Not a fan.
  • Colin G.
    Colin GibbsNovember 1, 2012
    If you're in midtown and want to get a beer, this is your place. Chill atmosphere, friendly staff and cheap beer.
  • Jessie B.
    Jessie BeanOctober 25, 2012
    Just drink beer here. They skimp on the liquor with mixed drinks.
  • Daniel M.
    Daniel ManigaultOctober 16, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Great place the owner jimmy is really nice plus the drinks really cheap u can get 3 to 4 drinks for 11 dollars
  • Daniel M.
    Daniel ManigaultSeptember 22, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Love this place really great cheap drinks and great service
  • Mike W.
    Mike WinstonAugust 12, 2012
    A cheap, dive, oasis in the middle of the hell that is called Times Square.
  • Rich A.
    Rich AubeJuly 22, 2012
    Cool bar. Not touristy... no food, just alchol...that's a good thing... Ask if the owner is there? Where is all the pimps and whores is a good question to ask the bartender...
  • Pamella G.
    Pamella GachidoJune 22, 2012
    last and only good bar in times square. dont tell the tourists. :)
  • Josh W.
    Josh WJune 18, 2012
    Despite it's location this bar isn't touristy at all. Very relaxing if you are around Time Square and want to take a breather.
  • Susan R.
    Susan RocheJune 10, 2012
    Enjoy the awesome old school jukebox.
  • Anthony D.
    Anthony De RosaApril 22, 2012
    Only bar near Times Square worth drinking at.
  • Michael M.
    Michael MarraApril 8, 2012
    Feels like fam
  • giovanna S.
    giovanna ScopettiFebruary 18, 2012
    favorite bar in all of nyc!
  • Rob S.
    Rob SantosFebruary 9, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    best bar staff run by queen bee Swanne and more Louis Jordan and killer soul songs on the jukebox than you'll hear anywhere else in NYC ..run by King Bee Jimmy and that's the way it should be. Dig it!
  • Lamont D.
    Lamont DavisJanuary 14, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    $5 shots and $4 beers...can't beat that in Times Square!
  • Guy J.
    Guy JohnsonJanuary 10, 2012
    $3 domestic pints. $4 import pints. This place can't be beat.
  • Blakeley A.
    Blakeley AinsworthJanuary 2, 2012
    Be sure to talk to the bartenders and ask questions. They have do many great stories!
  • audri n.
    audri nDecember 4, 2011
    $4.50 Jameson on the rocks? Yes, please. Quiet dive to grab a drink pre-Broadway or to get away from tourists because you were dragged to Times Square
  • Christos T.
    Christos TNovember 30, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Cheap drinks, great jukebox....
  • Ariel G.
    Ariel GernesNovember 28, 2011
    Horrible service small drinks old like your grandmas mom old bartenders amale and female ugh
  • Christos T.
    Christos TNovember 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Jukebox rules, crowd is as diverse as you can imagine, and the booze is as cheap as is gets for NYC...
  • Lamont D.
    Lamont DavisNovember 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Nothing to eat, but $5 shots and $4 beers in Times Square can't be beat!!!
  • Mark F.
    Mark FairholmOctober 29, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Great bar. Chat up the bartenders they love to talk!
  • Dustin C.
    Dustin CarltonOctober 16, 2011
    all you have to do is follow Swanee's rules, and they will be revealed as the night evolves
  • Kevin P.
    Kevin PyOctober 16, 2011
    Terrible bar. Ordered a beer then some nasty lady came over and said order or get out. I had already ordered what was offered, they had none. Ordered something else, tried to explain, no one listens.
  • Stephen P.
    Stephen PuglieseOctober 16, 2011
    Worst bar ever
  • Chris A.
    Chris AngelinaOctober 1, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Rick Roll them with 9108 on the jukebox!
  • Mike & Anne H.
    Mike & Anne HoneyTrek.comSeptember 16, 2011
    This bar gets better with every visit! Seriously if you are in midtown, and you love raw and authentic bars you MUST visit Jimmy's
  • Matt G.
    Matt GabrielAugust 17, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Zab Judah just left...
  • Stiff Jab
    Stiff JabAugust 4, 2011
    One of the only bars for real people near Times Square. Owned and operated by legendary boxing trainer Jimmy Glenn, a must-stop for fight fans in the City.
  • Prashan N.
    Prashan NimalanJuly 23, 2011
    What kind of "shrine to boxing" doesn't show...Boxing? FAIL
  • John Saeyong R.
    John Saeyong RaJuly 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The best jukebox. If you don't like the selection, you need help.
  • Taylor N.
    Taylor NewellJune 24, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Say hi to Lena
  • TJ A.
    TJ AllardJune 21, 2011
    Stick with bottles, don't order tap beer. Great place, love it!
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 10, 2011
    Be friendly to all the bartenders: most of them are related and all are fiercely loyal to each other. Read more
  • Brandon B.
    Brandon BarnardJune 6, 2011
    This place is great. Way too much memorabilia. Could spend hours.
  • LeeAnne R.
    LeeAnne RathmannerJune 6, 2011
    Super cool dive spot. Love it feels like home in sf
  • Den R.
    Den RosenMay 23, 2011
    May be the only non-touristy bar in Times Square Read more
  • Chris L.
    Chris LeinsMay 11, 2011
    Great service, cheap prices, but no funny business. No talking politics either. One of the smallest bars in midtown, but still a must see.
  • Nabeel
    NabeelMay 10, 2011
    Come here if you like staring at a lot of boxing pictures on the wall.
  • Stephen D.
    This bar is fantastic. Been to the city twice and both times I came here.
  • Mike  🌟tsev
    Mike  🌟tsevMay 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The best bar in Time Square, you can't get cheaper drinks anywhere else around here.
  • Daniel R.
    Daniel RobinsonApril 13, 2011
    This bar can do no wrong
  • Carolina M.
    Carolina MirandaMarch 24, 2011
    The closing scene of Raging Bull, with Robert DeNiro, was filmed here.
  • The Spark Group
    The Spark GroupFebruary 28, 2011
    Although by Times Square- no tourists, cheap drinks(!), friendly staff, casual atmosphere. Worth checking out.
  • Esquire
    EsquireJanuary 31, 2011
    Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Boxing posters and Christmas lights: a perfect place. Get a $3 Bud Light.
  • Ross W.
    Ross WolinskyJanuary 25, 2011
    did I seriously just get a mixed drink for $3.50 in times square? yes. yes I did.
  • John M.
    John McClellanJanuary 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Best kept secret in Times Square...great meet up bar for a night out on the town!
  • James B.
    James BJanuary 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Chat with Swanee, get a Beck's draught and a Jameson chaser
  • Simon T.
    Simon TschinkelDecember 12, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure to read the NY Post sports column hanging right outside of the men's room. Great example of American literature.
  • Jerry H.
    Jerry HershipsOctober 23, 2010
    Best place to have a Bud and a shot and listen to the best Stax jukebox in the country.
  • Eric W.
    Eric WSeptember 6, 2010
    Who says Times Square is dead... This place brings back old school NYC
  • Cheavor D.
    Cheavor DugginsJuly 25, 2010
    It's a nice quaint bar with great customer service. The owner Jimmy Glen was actually there too. He's a Famous former Boxer & Trainer, Very Nice man. We took pics with him. The bar is filmed with 1000
  • Whitney J.
    Whitney JeffersonMay 11, 2010
    Best dive bar in Times Square, hands down. Cheap drinks, great jukebox.
  • Rachel W.
    Rachel W.April 2, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    One of the few bars in Times Square/Midtown without a frat boy or tourist. Drinks are ridiculously cheap; overall great, laid back vibe.
  • Michael K.
    Michael KauffmanDecember 18, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    A slice of old NY in Times Square. Great jukebox + Jimmy is a legend/icon.
  • Dan C.
    Dan CordellaAugust 5, 2009
    drink a whiskey with @kingstonmassive
  • Grazi N.
    Grazi NunesSeptember 29
    Fugindo dos turistas em ny com chopp artesanal e preço justo.
  • Betti C.
    Lugar favorito en Times Square. Si buscan un lugar barato, THIS IS THE PLACE!
  • Diener L.
    Diener LimaMarch 28
    Muito muito bom! Cerveja barata, bartenders muito atenciosas e simpáticas e muita gente legal pra conhecer!
  • AndresSavannah
    AndresSavannahAugust 16, 2016
    Buen lugar para tomar unas cervezas, es chico y barato comparado con otros lugares del sector. Ambientado con fotos de boxeo antiguas
  • Zaira E.
    Zaira ErichJuly 20, 2016
    El ambiente es muy acogedor, buena música y precios baratos
  • Fabiola E.
    Fabiola EchevarriaJuly 28, 2015
    Excelente trato. Las heineken a 4$ algunos tragos a 4$ tambien y en el mismo time square
  • Bruna V.
    Bruna V.December 21, 2014
    Cerveja barata e super bem localizado!!
  • Orhan Gazi K.
    Orhan Gazi KandemirOctober 6, 2014
    3 $'a Bud Light içiyorum yahu daha ne olsun! :)
  • Euller B.
    Euller BarrosAugust 7, 2014
    Um excelente te lugar muito perto da Time Square! Chopp artesanal a 4 dólares e excelentes drinks por um preço justo, numa das melhores localidades de NY!
  • Türkün C.
    Türkün CelepAugust 28, 2013
    N'oluo len burda? ;)))
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