There is no mistaking the theme at this Upper West Side bar: Framed literary verses and portraits of writing greats hang from exposed-brick walls. Specialty cocktails bear names like the Edgar Allan Poe (vodka, triple sec and lemon) and the Jack Kerouac (tequila, blue curaçao, fresh lemon and lime), while Guinness—poured with a shamrock carefully drawn into its foam—anchors the 13 taps and an extensive Irish whiskey selection that would make any heavy-drinking writer proud. Grab a classic from the small in-house library to skim before the rowdier night crowd arrives.
|Venue name:||The Dead Poet||Contact:|
450 Amsterdam Ave
|Cross street:||between 81st and 82nd Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Sat 11am–4am, Sun noon–4am|
|Transport:||Subway: 1 to 79th St|
|Price:||Average drink: $7. AmEx, Disc, MC, V|
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My Only Go To Spot. Great People, Great Staff, Great Owners, Great Guinness and Everyone Knows Your Name....
Great bar with an amazing atmosphere. I love going to The Dead Poet. I recommend everyone checking this place out!
The Dead Poet is a really vibrant place with great staff and and excellent management. I definitely recommend this place, it is fantastic!!
Great specialty drinks, free popcorn, amazing food, and the friendliest/best bartenders in NYC. This place has it all.
If you're lucky enough to have the same birthday as a famous poet, get ready to drink for free all day!