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The Dead Poet



450 Amsterdam Avenue # 1
New York, NY 10024

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(212) 595-5670

Cuisine: Bars, Irish Restaurants


4.7 of 5.0 from 88 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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The Dead Poet Reviews

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  • Steve KGreat music and atmosphere

    55555 by Steve K


  • Ben G.Hidden gem beers here and there.

    55555 by Ben G.


  • Daniel W.They have daily specials that are kickass and a lot of specialty cocoktails (about 12$)

    55555 by Daniel W.


  • Rory RThe Gringo Nachos with pulled pork were amazing, and the toppings were really well dispersed. Not just cheese on top like you often get

    55555 by Rory R


  • PaddyVery good happy hour with $5 Bloody Mary/mimosa pints (all day weekends till 8pm) and $4 beers most weekdays. Very good food menu too. Relaxed atmosphere covered in literary quotes from all the greats

    55555 by Paddy


  • Gabriel H.Awesome bar in the Upper West Side.

    55555 by Gabriel H.


  • Leanne DLove this place. It has such charm, free popcorn, good service, and themed cocktails! Yes please!

    55555 by Leanne D


  • Charles G.The everything bagel fries were great! Good pricing, friendly staff.

    55555 by Charles G.


  • Chris EvansWith some great house cocktails and a wide selection of beer on tap, it is a much more pleasant place to sit down and nurse a drink.

    55555 by Chris Evans


  • Paul MSundays are happy hour all day. Everything Bagel fries are redonk. Nice draught selection, no rudies, cool lightbulbs.

    55555 by Paul M


  • Jonathan S.Small place. They have beer so that's good. Also if you drink 100 pints of Guinness at that bar you can get your name on the wall

    55555 by Jonathan S.


  • Ashley Rose S.If you can get past the narrow opening there's plenty of room to enjoy your beer in the back.

    55555 by Ashley Rose S.


  • Hector T.Great happy hour

    55555 by Hector T.


  • Patrick S.Small little pub in the upper west side. Patio for a pint and people watching. Was thinking this would be a cozy place to have a pint in the winter!

    55555 by Patrick S.


  • Larriza PNice music and beers!

    55555 by Larriza P


  • Meg FarmerTypical bar on UWS. Quiet, low key.

    55555 by Meg Farmer


  • Marvin OrtizApps overpriced. Good for a Guiness and good friends

    55555 by Marvin Ortiz


  • Jimmy nThe fact that their "mixed basket" exists makes me very happy.

    55555 by Jimmy n


  • RyanBrunch food is surprisingly good and $5 bloodys or mimosa are huge

    55555 by Ryan


  • Jesus LPoetry. I like the love poems

    55555 by Jesus L


  • RyanSkinniest bar in NYC. Food comes from keeley's, so everything is good.

    55555 by Ryan


  • Ben R.Great little pub if you can score a table.

    55555 by Ben R.


  • William H.Classic but narrow bar, probably one of the better ones in an area stuffed with bro bars.

    55555 by William H.


  • EceOrder a Dead Poet & have a good night. Order a 2nd & have a GREAT night. But don't order a 3rd if you want to remember any of it.

    33333 by Ece


  • Tim RGood selection of stouts

    55555 by Tim R


  • Denis LПриятный типичный паб, небольшой. Коктейль "Марк Твен" крепкий, добротный. "Пабло Нерудо" полегче, сладковатый. На коктейлях литература и зак

    55555 by Denis L


  • EmmeIf you share a birthday with a famous author, drink free on your special day!

    55555 by Emme


  • Urban CompassA wide selection of Irish whiskey goes well with free popcorn, and the signature Dead Poet cocktail is lethal.

    55555 by Urban Compass


  • Ed L.Great little bar. Great service. Great day crowds and evening crowds. Mostly regulars hanging out. Home.

    55555 by Ed L.


  • Laura K.Best Guinness I've ever had!

    55555 by Laura K.


  • Michael M.Wifi password = jameson1

    55555 by Michael M.


  • Nguyen D.Bloody Mary's or a Pint of Guinness!!!

    55555 by Nguyen D.


  • Edward C.Guinness crowned with a shamrock, double cooked Thai chili wings, and great conversation with regulars and bartenders alike. Can't go wrong. Shouts out to K.C., Tim, and Matt. Make ya feel at home!

    55555 by Edward C.


  • Aaron W.Josh makes the best Bloody Mary in NYC.

    55555 by Aaron W.


  • Dave H.Mondays they've got a fantastic $5 PBR + shot special!

    55555 by Dave H.


  • Mike V.The place its too frikin tiny and narow, even when there are 8 people in it, u have to squeeze through the crowd.

    33333 by Mike V.


  • James C.Don't log in here using FourSquare.

    33333 by James C.


  • Nicole H.wifi password is 'jameson1'

    55555 by Nicole H.


  • Kenya R.Love them wings!!!!

    55555 by Kenya R.


  • James C.Never cater to a hater, just say later. Focus on people with good energy and good karma, it equals good times.

    55555 by James C.


  • Andrew P.Best bloody mary

    55555 by Andrew P.


  • Dan W.Don't get the Lagunitas IPA, poor quality beer..... Could be the bath but I've had better IPA's in cans....

    33333 by Dan W.


  • Laurens H.Ask for the Gringo Nachos, you won't ever eat anything better in your life again.

    33333 by Laurens H.


  • Noah K.This pub-type bar has a very subdued, quite ambiance. Go here if you'd like to actually hear the person you're talking with. I recommend!

    55555 by Noah K.


  • Steve T.Popcorn makes everything better...

    55555 by Steve T.


  • DJ M.Great atmosphere and free popcorn. Also free wifi. Just as for the password.

    55555 by DJ M.


  • Anjali D.Great, chill bar in between a bunch of fratty nonsense. Fantastic bloody marys with a great 2 for 1 deal on Sundays. Awesome old school rock too!

    55555 by Anjali D.


  • Katie W.I love this place, but must share that we saw a bunch of baby roaches crawling on the walls last night. Still ordered food, though, because it's so damn good. Frying kills them, right?

    33333 by Katie W.


  • Dan C.Get a dead poet and keep the glass

    22222 by Dan C.


  • Allie H.Go here for the juke box and a chill bar scene. Decent food available from the co-owned joint across the street.

    55555 by Allie H.


  • Manasa V.Nice little spot on the UWS. Name alone is enough to get me in.

    55555 by Manasa V.


  • WilliamThe Upper West Side Work From Home Meeting meets here monthly!

    55555 by William


  • New York HabitatFun atmosphere, great drinks and free popcorn! If you’re a Guinness fan this is a must-visit!

    55555 by New York Habitat


  • Samantha G.Great bar- good food, fun bartenders and chill crowd. Love to sit in there outside area on a nice day an have some beers

    55555 by Samantha G.


  • Frances O.Love the bartender and order ' the dead poet' for a free mug!

    55555 by Frances O.


  • jamie v.Don't get the nachos. No bueno. The beer cheese is amazing!!

    55555 by jamie v.


  • Nicole H.Enjoy a perfectly poured pint or salute a literary pioneer with a long island style cocktail

    55555 by Nicole H.


  • Troy H.If you're coming to work, don't work along. Schedule a MeetUp on www.HereTwo.com

    55555 by Troy H.


  • Michael V.Jerry is best bartender on uws and we enjoyed our free shot of wild thanksgiving shots

    55555 by Michael V.


  • The Corcoran GroupBest little pub to catch whatever game is on TV (they’ll gladly change the channel for you) while enjoying a perfect Guinness with a surprisingly delicious Buffalo Chicken Sandwich.

    55555 by The Corcoran Group


  • Austin S.A great place to wait on your take out from Land Thai next door.

    55555 by Austin S.


  • Kunal K.Their signature Dead Poet drink is a must-try -- tastes kinda like grape juice, but the mix of 7 liquors will get you buzzed quickly. Bonus: you also get to take your glass home with you!

    55555 by Kunal K.


  • sarah v.love the intimate setting. and they have sweet potato fries to go with cider.

    55555 by sarah v.


  • Marcelo G.Be careful not to slip on a dead cockroach. Hot bartender though.

    22222 by Marcelo G.


  • bob h.Not quite a dive bar, but a simple bar where you can actually talk over the music.

    55555 by bob h.


  • Stefan L.If you're coming to work, don't work along. Schedule a MeetUp on www.HereTwo.com

    55555 by Stefan L.


  • Kimberly M.Have the road less traveled...;-) delicious

    55555 by Kimberly M.


  • Nick C.If you're coming to work, don't work along. Schedule a MeetUp on www.HereTwo.com

    55555 by Nick C.


  • Fernando d.To Arthur!!!

    55555 by Fernando d.


  • Lara R.Get a Dead Poet. Glasses worth collecting. Pair it with some fries, cause they're goooood.

    33333 by Lara R.


  • Cabrone B.Walt Whitman

    55555 by Cabrone B.


  • Josh C.beers! food! literacy!

    55555 by Josh C.


  • Nicole P.Join the Guinness Club & down 500 of their perfectly-poured pints of stout to score a one-hour open bar for yourself and 5 friends!

    55555 by Nicole P.


  • Ken B.Best little pub on the Upper West Side. Best Guinness in NYC and with 17 other brews on the cleanest taps around. Good eats too. Great staff, locals + worldly travelers = for fun days and nights.

    55555 by Ken B.


  • Jeffrey B.Good, salty popcorn. And a solid beer list.

    55555 by Jeffrey B.


  • Mike A.If you're vegetarian, I recommend the grilled cheese and the Hofbraü. Both with bacon.

    55555 by Mike A.


  • Will U.Don't trust the specials! They don't honor them.

    22222 by Will U.


  • Jeff P.They have the MLB package and seven TVs in 500 sq ft. If your game isn't playing, ask them to put it on.

    33333 by Jeff P.


  • Dead P.the special offer made me feel like I was in a secret club :-)

    33333 by Dead P.


  • Greg AGet to Dead Poet ASAP(Fridays)! They have a mean special poppin' for checking in with Four Square!!

    55555 by Greg A


  • Greg ADead poet....!! they make the best dead poets...beware "will make you say and do irrational shit"

    55555 by Greg A


  • Grimes SAhhh, they have Hobgoblin....

    55555 by Grimes S


  • Jen L.Awesome place. Check out the $3 jager shots on saturday from 7 til' midnight!

    55555 by Jen L.


  • nat e.check out the monday night PBR tallboy and shot for $5

    55555 by nat e.


  • Brian StelterOrder the Baby Guinness shot alongside your beer.

    33333 by Brian Stelter


  • Scott C.The Guinness pour is great, the bartenders friendly, and the music is cool. My favorite local pub on the Upper West Side!

    55555 by Scott C.


  • Justin Jfavorite bar in NYC

    55555 by Justin J


  • Katie EGo to Dead Poet, order a grilled cheese and curly fries. Wash it all down with Delirium on tap.

    55555 by Katie E


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