The Half Pint
The Half Pint

The Half Pint

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.thehalfpint.com/
  • Phone: 2122601088
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm Lunch: Monday to Friday 12pm noon to 4pm Dinner 4pm to midnight.( 2am on Thursdays) late night ( Fridays & Saturdays only) kitchen open till 4am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Burgers, Comfort Food, Gastro Pub
  • Executive Chef: CIA Trained Mark Whelan
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please call us for details. We own 8 Manhattan locations with cuisines ranging from casual to fine dining. We can cater any event to suit your budget.
  • Entertainment: An eclectic mix of hits on our state of the art sound system. Our private party room has its own individual AV system. This is perfect for birthday parties, private events, showers, networking, etc

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Thompson Street
  • Public Transit: A,C,E to West 4th Street .B,D,F,V to west 4th street N,R to 8th Street NYU and 6 to Bleecker Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: On street parking. Garage parking on west 3rd street and also on Thompson Street
A word from The Half Pint
West village beer bar. 24 drafts, 150 bottles and an authentic hand drawn cask engine. Our menu has been praised as "Hearty and Playful" by New York Magazine. Rated "A" by Beer Advocate and winner of Citysearch "Best Beer Selection".

We are open for Brunch (on weekends) lunch, dinner and late night. Our signature dishes are our flat top burgers, house made brick oven pizza, and our unique "build your own sandwich" concept. A hugely popular destination for locals and visitors alike, The Half Pint is always a favorite. Grab yourself a seat by our open windows, or our antique pine bar, and watch the world go by in a city like no other.
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The Half Pint reviews from OpenTable diners
8 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.4
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for brunch (6)good for groups (4)late-night find (3)great for lunch (3)neighborhood gem (3)vibrant bar scene (2)kid-friendly (1)hot spot (1)fit for foodies (1)Show More
  • Great bar setting for brunch!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Came here with a group of seven and it was super easy to get a reservation for Saturday brunch. They even allowed us to order while not everyone had arrived, which is very convenient when you have tardy friends! The food was unexpectedly good, I had the special black forest ham omelet with roasted tomatoes, cheddar and mushrooms (or spinach, I can't remember!) but either way it was very good and everyone else enjoyed their food. Their burger in particular is monstrous looking but delicious! Same with the drinks. The brunch punch, which is a mix of champagne, ginger ale and fruit is refreshing and they keep it coming! Overall, really great spot for brunch, I highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love it!
    LoveToEat
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Found this place by accident two weeks ago with my friends. Omg the staff was very customer service oriented and COOL! The Brunch Punch (unlimited and so are mimosas) was delicious and we never saw our glasses empty. The burger was one of the best burgers I've ever had and my friends enjoyed their meals as well (chicken/waffles and the skillet). It's so rare you get a chill place, good food and excellent customer service. They've def won me over. Oh. And they charged my phone for me. WINNING!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ivaned72VIP
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    An excellente option to meet with friends. Great food and a excellent beer offering
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 5 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 21, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service3.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 32 reviews are from the The Half Pint reviews archive.
  • Great brunch
    coco
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Went for brunch on Mother's Day and it was great. Friendly and attentive staff, kept refilling our drinks. Great unlimited brunch and delicious food.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great unlimited mimosa brunch
    roderick
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Great place for unlimited mimosa brunch. They also have a brunch punch that was surprisingly refreshing that has champagne in it. $16 on top of any entree for unlimited drinks for two hours. Our entire table also didn't need to get the drink special. Great food selection. I ordered the fried chicken and waffles which were great. The chicken was exceptionally good. My friend ordered biscuits w/ sausage and gravy and i thought the sausage was a bit too salty, but otherwise fine. Early morning on a beautiful sunday it was pretty empty, but filled up by the time our time was up. The first waitress we had kept the brunch punches coming, but I think she got moved to a different area and the drinks slowed to a trickle.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cool Place, good drinks but...
    Birthday
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Its a nice rustic space and I think there is a back area that would be good for groups. The unlimited drinks were good and they keep your glass full, but the food is nothing to talk about and most things were too salty.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great!
    bt100
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Great brunch with bottomless drink options. The bloody Mary was definitely one of my favorites. Setting and service were both great!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Brunch brunch brunch
    Chanel1285
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Me and a couple of my friends came here for brunch the other weekend and we had an excellent time. I normally only come here for happy hour so it was nice to see this place in the day time. I got a burger and all you can drink brunch punch, both of which were fabulous. My friends also really enjoyed the food and drinks, and the service was spot on. No complaints. Would love to come back here.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Bruncher
    Brunchlover
    Dined on 2/23/2014
    Brunch Food was okay... Would have prefered the complete menu. Service was exceptional after we noted we would be drinking a lot. I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 because we realized at the end our waitress charged us for the brunch punch (nothing special) after we requested a glass to taste it!! It was unlimited and she didnt have too. So that was annoying. Otherwise the place was great for large groups and for brunch. Clean and not to noisy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Drinks were great, food was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/1/2013
    Drinks were great, food was not. We ordered 4 salads, and a chicken pot pie. All plates had chicken. And all the chicken, no matter how it was prepared was dry and horrible. Three of the salads were not even eaten because they were so bad.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • had better expierences
    vieromanxxVIP
    Dined on 6/9/2013
    Server was extremly slow.... only recieved water once. Food was average. Jalepeno pinapple becaon was the best part.
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  • Great place to hang out
    AirTraveler
    Dined on 6/3/2013
    Wanted to watch some hockey and baseball but with good food and beer selection. This place was perfect. Outstanding beer selection, solid food variety. Food was very good - higher end pub food. No complaints. Efficient service - everyone pitched in to ensure timely service for all. Will go back for sure.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Soggy Fish & Chips
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    Been here a few times, this was the first to have the Fish & Chips. The fish was not crisp, it was soggy. The fries were hot but also soggy, limp. I mentioned this to the waiter who told me they had a new chef. A pub should have awesome Fish * Chips, miss them here.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, small serving
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    Great food, small serving sizes. Server was pretty rude. Staff was extremely unaccomodating. We went because a friend is vegan and there were some gold things on the menu. Turns out the changed the whole thing and we couldn't even substitute one veggie for another. Glasses were empty quite often. Granted there was 1 person for two large parties but the reservation was made over 48 hours in advance - they should have been prepared.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I came here from a Sunday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/14/2013
    I came here from a Sunday brunch at noon and promptly greeted by the staff with a warm reception. The ambience was very relaxed at the time, where I could sit and enjoy myself without feeling rushed. The food was very good; the unlimited Blood Mary's were wonderful. Robyn, my server, was very friendly, sociable, and was extremely timely in bringing food and drink. I'll definitely be back again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Too loud. The food wasn't
    RC13
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    Too loud. The food wasn't good at all. But service was fine and so was the beer. However, with these cons I'd go some place else.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I've been here twice. Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/21/2013
    I've been here twice. Great on a weekday night but super crowded on the weekend. The food was good but a bit overpriced. We constistently had to flag down a server to order.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great brunch find in the W. Village
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    Excellent Brunch food. Great beer list. Mimosa glasses were always refilled quickly. Our server was attentive to all our needs. can't really ask for more.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The staff wa delightful. I
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/19/2013
    The staff wa delightful. I was very impressed with how fresh and delicious the food was. I was expecting typical bar fare and our meal was delicious. The beer choices were,of course, extensive and the staff very knowledgeable and helpful We had a great time and will be back many times.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Found by accident four or
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/7/2012
    Found by accident four or five NYC trips ago. Never miss brunch since. One block to Washington Square Park. Quiet weekend mornings. Like that, but great service, food, bloody Mary's! Never miss weekend brunch at The Half Pint!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had a party of twenty - all
    moodyfoodyVIP
    Dined on 6/29/2012
    Had a party of twenty - all arriving at different times. The staff could not have been more helpful and accommodating. This is a great spot for some appetizers/light fare and drinks- very reasonable (great beer menu). I would definitely recommend checking it out!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The beer was pretty good,
    BrionVIP
    Dined on 5/18/2012
    The beer was pretty good, but the food was quite disappointing. I think I had possibly the worst tasting fish and chips ever. Is it possible that they reheated the fish in a microwave? Yikes. Anyway, my thoughts are that this is a fine place to stop off for a very tasty beer, but I'd recommend passing on the pub fare.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Impressed they had Gluten
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 5/12/2012
    Impressed they had Gluten Free beer and were able to accommodate special food needs. Definitely worth a go.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Find
    RadioPeriVIP
    Dined on 3/8/2012
    We stopped in for a drink and a bite before a show at the Skirball Center, and The Half Pint fit the bill perfectly. Inexpensive, delicious burgers and sandwiches, excellent sweet potato fries, and decent cocktails ... what more could you ask for? We weren't in the mood for beer, but if you are, the selection is exceptionally impressive. Our server was friendly, and the atmosphere was cozy. It started filling up and getting noisier as we were leaving, but it was the perfect place for us to kill some time and catch up with friends before the NYU show.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We made a reservation for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/11/2012
    We made a reservation for 15 for 9pm on a Saturday for a group that was partially just there to drink and partially there to eat. We were accommodated right away, and even as the bar filled up, the servers were pretty attentive to our needs. This is a fun bar to pregame at before shows at Le Poisson Rouge and good for a group if you make a reservation in advance since it gets VERY crowded as the night goes on. I would definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Terrific stop for a pint or
    Redhds
    Dined on 1/22/2012
    Terrific stop for a pint or two... try the sweet potatoe fries!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Went with a group of 15 for
    newyorklover
    Dined on 1/15/2012
    Went with a group of 15 for brunch, had a great time! Very attentive service, and good food!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This is a really busy neighborhood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 10/23/2011
    This is a really busy neighborhood with a lot of choices, but even given that, we thought this was a fun place with delicious pub-type food (individual pizzas, burgers, sandwiches) and a great beer selection. It's nice to be able to make a reservation when you're dining out as a family, and the server was friendly to our (older) kids -- nice touch in an adult environment.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for Unlimited Drinks Brunch
    NYCbruncherVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2011
    The Half Pint is your standard bar serving pub fare. It's nothing fancy. In fact, I find it surprising that they even participate with OpenTable. However, The Half Pint has a fantastic unlimited Bloody Mary & Mimosa brunch that is worth checking out. You will not be rushed here like at most other places with unlimited drink brunches. If you stick with the classic bar food (burgers, sandwiches, etc) you will completely enjoy yourself.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Portions were large. Food
    Tastebud1
    Dined on 10/16/2011
    Portions were large. Food was okay - nothing that special. Belgian waffle was cold & pretty tasteless. Nice atmosphere for brunch. Service was nonchalant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I went to the Half Pint for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/15/2011
    I went to the Half Pint for my birthday because I like the beer list and location. A big plus was the fact that I could book a table and make sure my friends and I had a place to sit since we'd be a larger group. The table was ready when we got there and they didn't fuss over the fact that not everyone arrived together. The service was a little bit slow at times and when someone bumped into a waitress and a drink was spilled on my friend they said they needed to "investigate" what happened. They gave her a business card and offered her dry cleaning, but I thought just a free beer would have been more fitting. Overall though it was good and I'd return. The table situation was really key and the beer selection is quite good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • way too loud- music too loud,
    TBAINVIP
    Dined on 8/12/2011
    way too loud- music too loud, patrons too loud this should be advertised as a bar , not a restaurant on Open table
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice spacious pub in the West
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/9/2011
    Nice spacious pub in the West Village with room to watch sports, sit outside or have a nice dinner or group outing. They have tons of great beers to choose from, many internationals. The fish and chips was tasty for a Irish pub, but the sandwiches and burgers were better. I was there with a big group, watched a soccer game and it was a great time. The staff is very friendly. And the atmosphere is beautifully comfy and clean for a pub. Great times to be had at this place!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food and service was great!
    g123
    Dined on 6/30/2011
    The food and service was great! It was a bit too loud for older people trying to have a during and enjoy some food.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and service. Went
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 6/26/2011
    Great food and service. Went for brunch and they were very good about refilling the unlimited mimosas and bloody marys. I had the goat cheese omelette which was amazing. Was with a group of ten people and everyone else enjoyed their meals as well. Definitely will be coming back!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate