The Iron Horse

Bars, Dive bars Financial District
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The Iron Horse

Taking cues from Coyote Ugly, this FiDi saloon makes its bartenders the main event. The all-female cast of boozeslingers is known to perform feats of fire-blowing and hula-hooping while serving cheap swill like $2 Rolling Rocks—one of them may even pull you up on to the bar for a dance. A full menu includes typical bar fare, and if you go there on a Sunday, you can enjoy gratis burgers and hot dogs when you purchase a drink.


Venue name: The Iron Horse
Address: 32 Cliff St
New York
Cross street: between Fulton and John Sts
Opening hours: Mon–Sat 11:30am-4am, Sun noon–4am
Transport: Subway: A, C to Broadway-Nassau
Price: MC, D, V, AmEx, Average Drink: $6
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Average User Rating

4.8 / 5

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Toland W

The Most Awesome Bar I Ever Been To Been Going There Now For Six Years Strong... And Will Keep Coming Back... Its Like My Cheers Where Everyone Knows My Name

Kevin H

Cheap beer and occasionally you will find a nice shot on the Beer/shot special. Cute bar maids, good management and excellent food. Some are intimidated by the dive bar feel but think of at as that friendly local near where your grew up. And lets not forget - great food!

Leandro E

They make you feel welcome and part of the family. What else do you want from a bar? Pool table? Good and cheap food and drinks? Cool people? You have all that too!


Not my most verbose review but here goes:

It's exactly what I came there for; cheap canned beer, paired with a shot for $6 and a hyper/friendly/cool bartender walking around talking to the barfolk.  She also intermittently performed on the bar and the swing, which was cool to see for the first time at the place but I'm sure moving my drink(s) constantly when it is super-crowded would get old quick.  I was there in the daytime on a day off, so I did some moderately nice drinking over the course of a few hours.  I had a pleasant buzz, a nice time, and would totally come back again, especially with some of my international friends just to show them a fun dive bar in Manhattan that won't break your wallet after a few rounds.