Investigating the Claims to the Oldest Bar in New York City

McSorley’s Ale House vs Neir’s Tavern vs Pete’s Tavern vs Fraunces Tavern… which is the oldest bar in New York City?

New York City has roughly 1,700 bars (more than any other in the country per square mile) and while several boast the title of “The Oldest Bar In New York,” only one can make the claim.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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