Monday, October 15, 2007

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in New York City...

There's no need to hop a flight to Munich to enjoy the Oktoberfest holiday; right here in New York, German bars are celebrating with beer, beer and more beer throughout the month--check out our list of this year's best bets for Oktoberfest boozing.

The Village Pourhouse
64 3rd Ave
, New York, NY

On October 16 and October 18 the bar will offer an Oktoberfest beer and food pairing; the event begins at 7pm and costs $40.

7 Rivington St, New York, NY
The Bavarian brewhouse on the Bowery is featuring special Oktoberfest drafts from the likes of Spaten, Hofbrau and several other German breweries, for a limited time.

Zum Schneider
107 Ave C, New York, NY
Sip on drafts of Hacker Pschorr, Ayinger, Schneider Wiesen Edelweiss and other Oktoberfest brews at the famous Alphabet City beer garden.

Rock Center Cafe
20 W 50th St, New York, NY
On October 23, head to the Oktoberfest Brooklyn Beer Dinner, featuring favorite local brews like Brooklyn Pumpkin Ale and American cuisine with a German flare, at a cost of $48 per person, all-inclusive.

39 Grove St, New York, NY
In-the-know locals and German ex-pats hit up this cheap and authentic bierhaus for some of the city's best wurst and Oktoberfest beers on tap.

Klee Brasserie
200 9th Ave, New York, NY
It's Oktoberfest in Chelsea, with traditional Bavarian beers and scrumptious treats like Loewenbrau sauerkraut with Kobe bratwurst.

Heidelberg Restaurant
1648 2nd Ave, New York, NY
German food and drink find a home on the Upper East Side, and Oktoberfest specials are on both the food and drink menu, in addition to live music and other events.

43 E 7th St, New York, NY
Four American Oktoberfest brews are on tap along with other seasonal ales, plus complimentary bratwursts from Mandler's Sausage Shop.

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