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389 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-4806
+1 212-502-4023
11:00 - 04:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 04:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

A few of us stopped in at Walter's as it was close to the apartment we were staying at. Everyone there was very friendly and we had some great chats! Plus you can't beat the $2.50 cans of PBR! Very cool place.

Thank SailorJared
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Heading back to Penn Station to catch the train we stopped in here for some PBR's(chalkboard sign drug us in) Great people and atmosphere. COLD BEER.

Thank SabrinaJean
Leonia, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Being near Madison Square Garden, there are a number of places close by to get food or a drink. Walter's is a bar, no real food you want to eat. They have a selection of maybe 10 draft beers. Unlike the neighboring bars, this place is pretty quiet - in a nice way.

Thank walter f
Woodbridge, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

After returning from a long day of site seeing we found Walter's just around the corner from our hotel, with good prices and good service.

Thank Walt G
Omaha, NE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

I was out looking for a place to plug in, get some work done, and have a beer, and thankfully the "2 PBRs for $5 chalkboard" appeared in my peripheral. Cheap beer, nice homey vibe, friendly/attentive bartender, outlets, and free wifi. I'm sold. Thanks Walter!

Thank MikalaMarie
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

I love this bar. It's my kind of place. Bartenders remember you. Customers become your friends. Darts to play, drinks to have, TV's to watch. You can bring your own food in or order a pizza. Lot's of seating since the new renovations. Easy access to Penn Station, A train, 1 train, not too far from the N train... most... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
12:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 389 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-4806
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-502-4023
Walter’s Bar has been around for 24 years, offering cold beer and a good time to Midtown New Yorkers and tourists alike. We have recently undergone a major renovation, but we’re now up and running and ready to welcome you back. We might have a new look, but we still have the same neighborhood feel. Conveniently located next to Madison Square Garden, Penn Station and the New Yorker Hotel, Walter’s Bar is the perfect place to hang out before seeing a game or catching a train.

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