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Bar, Pub, Danish
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615 Manhattan Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY 11222-3919
+1 718-389-6034
18:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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4,582 reviews
2,585 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,744 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much of a beer drinker, prefer wines, but they take it very seriously here so if you want a guided lesson and learn to appreciate the vagaries of different tastes and styles, this would be the place to learn and enjoy.

Thank RonWamberal
Bergen, Norway
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tørst is a casual bar with a scandinavian-ish design. Wooden walls, and simple furniture. We enjoyed a nice confited duck sandwich with spicy cabbage and pickled cucumber, together with tasty beer that the staff recommended. A good stop to make when you're in Brooklyn.

Thank Haakon A
Houston, Texas
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372 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice selection of beer. Friendly staff. Scandinavian decor. Narrow room - difficult to navigate the aisles when crowded. Nice scene.

Thank cgny1fwd
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

You will almost miss this place walking down the street, but don't because it is definitely worth a stop! They have an awesome beer list including know beer distributors like Mikkeller and Evil Twin. Also they give you a choice on the pour size so you can try a variety. The decor is definitely Scandinavia with the wood work and... More 

Thank Lissa3891
Munich, Germany
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

They put the fancy into beers. Great selection of beers on tap and they all come out in fancy wine glasses. They know there beer there. Bartenders are professionals. Worth a visit,

Thank Liav1616
Charleston, South Carolina
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266 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I can't give the beer lossy enough accolades. It is fully incomparable. The staff knew the details of every beer and let you taste them. I would sit at the bar if possible. The only real negative thing here is that you have to nudge between customers to order if you aren't at the bar.

Thank BumblechickFood
Morristown, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Torst has one of the best beer buyers in the business. In a city full of excellent beer bars, Torst manages to raise the bar even higher. We only get to Torst a few times a year, but often check their beer list on beermenus when looking for new brews to try from our local bottle shop. Aside from the... More 

Thank ebkkme
Curridabat, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The menu of beers is amazing! The staff is friendly and kind. I could not tell which beer was my favorite because all of them are great. Awesome place, they take good care of all of the details (check out the glasses and the decoration). Try the olives! They are perfect... One of my favorites.

Thank stephko11
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Torst is a very nice Beer bar but the real surprise is the hidden restaurant in the back where you can get a fantastic tasting menu with a super nice beer pairing.

Thank Willem V
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

well, we only had beer and it is very good. Tried 6 or 7 different types and the evil twin porter (dont remember the name) is probably the best beer I ever had. If you like beer this place is a must.

Thank KentLii

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Danish
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Manhattan Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY 11222-3919
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-389-6034

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?