475 3rd Ave (btwn 10th & 11th st.)
Deceptively unassuming from the outside, the inside of this cocktail lounge has everything the booze hounds want/crave. Wicked smart bartenders. Pages of inventive cocktails. Couches in the back. Free seasoned popcorn. A piano. An outside area. Even a Photo Booth. I'm a huge fan of this place. They treat cocktails like the art that they are. Their new 'Dead of Winter Cocktail List' will warm you to your core. Try the Positively 9th Street (Wheat whiskey, house whiskey bitters, lemon zest, and a whiskey cherry) and try anything that has their jalapeno-infused bourbon in it! 5pm-7pm every daily (Mon. all night!) $1 off cocktails, $1 off certain beers and house wines.
543 3rd Ave (by 14th St.)
If you enjoy laid-back bars, cold beers, pressed sandwiches, an outdoor garden space, and board game options, then you're going to like this place. It's got a wooden bar and benches... brick walls... dim lighting. It just kind of feels right to drink here. Try it for yourself. 5pm-8pm daily $1 off drafts/well.
4th Avenue Pub
76 4th Ave (by Bergen St.)
They may not have a website but they do have one of the most extensive selections of beers on tap. Not to mention an adorable backyard where you can stuff your face with all the old-bay popcorn you want. $1 off all drinks from 3pm-8pm M-F.
82 4th Ave (by St. Mark's Pl.)
It's a little bit of the west coast on the east coast. Offering a unique selection of craft beers, this is a great choice if you want to branch out from your usual bud-light. M-F 4pm-8pm $1 off all drinks.
249 4th Ave (by Carroll St.)
The self-touted "weird bar at 4th and Carroll" comes equipped with 20 varying beers on tap. This dog-welcoming bar has an old-school feel and offers two pinball games for your enjoyment. M-F 'til 7pm, $1 off all beer/wine/cocktails and $4 well drinks.
661 Sackett St. (by 4th Ave.)
Come here if you're looking for a classic cocktail and a laid back atmosphere. There's a small outdoor area and a jukebox for your listening pleasure. Do yourself a favor and order the Sazerac. M-F 4pm-7pm $2 off all drinks. Sat-Sun 4pm-7pm $1 of all drinks.
47 5th Ave (by Bergen St.)
From the owners of the popular Caledonia in Manhattan, this establishment focuses on craft beer and quenching the thirst of Barclay Center attendees. There's some bar food and a ton of windows to watch the crowds go by. Rotating selection of happy hour specials M-F from 4pm-8pm.
58 5th Ave (by St. Mark's Pl.)
There's nothing frou-frou about this place other than its beers. They're showy in the sense that they are thoughtfully chosen and thoroughly delicious. With 18 drafts to choose from and salty options like olives, pickles, pistachios, or pork rinds, this place is a nice after-work getaway. Daily 1pm-7pm $2 off drafts.
74 5th Ave (by St. Mark's Pl.)
Owners Daniel Bailey and Rafael Hasid's newest "labor of love" on 5th. (Rafi also owns Miriam.) If you enjoy unique cocktails, you'll absolutely love this place. It features a U-shaped bar and offers a tasty selection of charcuterie options. Daily 5pm-8pm $4 drafts and $6 wine. $8 specialty cocktail.
196 5th Ave (by Sackett St.)
Here, they effectively "explore the potential" of their cocktails. There is a carefulness that is apparent both with their drink menu and their food menu. If you're feeling fancy, stop by and relax with our favorite drink here, the Old-Fashioned. Want something more "fresh" or "summer-y"? Try the Cecily Parsley with (you guessed it) parsley, cucumbers, lemon, and gin. M-F 4pm-7pm $2 off house cocktails, $1 off beer and wine.
200 5th Ave (by Sackett St.)
Sports fans, rejoice!!! 100+ T.V.'s, 40+ beers on tap. Lots of food options. Comfortable booths. Huge bar. Get here early though if a big game is on. Go Mets. ;) They have a spectacular happy hour too. M-F 4pm-7pm 1/2 price ALL draft beers/$4 bar drinks and wine/$3 champagne.
702 Union St. (close to 5th Ave.)
This place is epic. It's a bar/restaurant wrapped in a library wrapped in a bocce court wrapped in a music venue. It's got couches and a fireplace and an entirely unique feel. It can get pretty crowded here but that's because it's good. M-F 4pm-7pm $1 off beer/wine/well drinks.
243 5th Ave (by Carroll St.)
A bright red facade will greet you as you make your way toward the free popcorn and board games. A chill, no-frills bar with close to 20 drafts on tap offers a small but cozy backyard and $1 off everything until 8pm every day.
304 5th Ave (by 2nd St.)
Named after the Norse God of mischief, this place has recently undergone some renovations but it is open and ready to pour you a pint. There's a great vibe here with the wooden tables and brick walls.12 drafts and a new food menu with interesting items like Chicken Egg Rolls will have you wanting to cause some mischief yourself! M-F 3pm-7pm 1/2 off all beers and $1 off all drinks.
321 5th Ave (by 3rd St.)
This is a prime spot to sit outside and people-watch. There is an extensive craft beer selection here and a genuine "tavern" feel. Cozy up in a dark corner with some friends. Order a Brooklyn Brine pickle. Play some darts. It'll make you think, 'You know, my life isn't half bad.' M-F 3pm-7pm "$1 off most, 50¢ off some."
363 5th Ave (by 5th St.)
Lesbians, rejoice! Well, kind of. If you're looking for some rainbow vibes with a touch of Irish swag, this is your best bet in the hood. Everyone is welcomed and there is a nice outdoor space, pool table, and jukebox. M-F 5pm-8pm. Sat-Sun 2pm-8pm 1/2 off domestic beers and selected liquor. Cash only.
297 9th St. (close to 5th Ave.)
The owners of Bar Great Harry and Mission Dolores have created a new heaven, er, we mean haven for beer-lovers. With close to 30 unique and drool-worthy draft beers to choose from, this is about as far from a 'beer-bore' as you can get. Ask the bartenders to recommend something delicious that you never knew existed. Bring your dog, munch on some peanuts, and embrace the beer. We're thirsty just thinking about it. Pinball machines and T.V.'s included. Daily 2pm-7pm 2 for $5 well-drinks and selected beers.
477 5th Ave (by 11th St.)
Younger sibling of Lowlands and Abilene, the decor here is. . . well, think 'That 70's Show'. Yep, you've got it. Skylark is now home to The Good Fork which serves up some delicious Asian-style eats and even offers $12 sandwich/draft deals on Mondays and Thursdays. M-F 12pm-7pm Sat-Sun 4pm-7pm $1 off drafts, $4 well drinks.
481 5th Ave (by 11th St.)
Now, this is a proper British pub. Named after the bar in Liverpool where the husband and wife owners met, the atmosphere here is fun and comfortable. Authentic drafts, traditional meat pies (a must), crisps, soccer on the telly. Warning: You might leave here with an English accent. M-F 4pm-8pm, specials vary.
497 5th Ave (by 12th St.)
Home to one of the best jukeboxes around, Commonwealth has 12 drafts on tap and a spacious patio. If you're looking for a relaxed vibe and cheap drinks, this is a great choice. They offer free popcorn with tons of seasoning options, too. Every day 'til 7pm $4 drafts, well drinks and $1 off all else.
Paddy’s of Park Slope
273 13th St, New York NY (by 5th Ave.)
What’s better than an Irish pub with pizza and beer and tons of tv’s to watch your favorite games on? Answer: not much. Enjoy one of their all-day drink specials like a $5 Yuengling or Well Drink. This place has an awesome vibe (fun and welcoming) and they have comedy on (the 2nd and 4th) Thursdays and live music on Fridays at 9pm. Do yourself a favor and check it out! Sun-Mon 11am-2am, Tues-Sat 11am-4am.
545 5th Ave (by 15th St.)
Prospect is the Shaq of 5th Avenue. This place is huge. It's an Irish bar with 22 beers on tap and a whole lot of back-up Jameson bottles. There's a long wooden bar with booths toward the front of the bar and thick picnic tables toward the back. There's even a two tiered backyard to relax in and practice your Gaelic. Drink up and should you feel snacky- they offer a full kitchen, too. M-F 4pm-8pm $4 drafts and well drinks. $5 tap wine.
568 5th Ave (by 15th St.)
Calling all soccer fans! This English pub takes soccer seriously. Opening early for matches, come here to root on your favorite team and have some "it's gotta be 12 o'clock somewhere" drinks. Owner Brian McNally and his wife have made this large space into a neighborhood treasure. Their many TV's switch up the biggest games of the day for all sports. They have a full menu as well and offer sidewalk seating. M-F 2pm-7pm $1 off all drinks.
577 5th Ave (by 16th St.)
Can it be called a dive-bar if it has exposed brick? Regardless, this place has really cheap beer and skee ball. That's a plus in our book. It also offers a seen-better-days pool table and a dart board. Decor, be damned. This place rocks a $3 beer and well-drink happy hour daily from 5pm-9pm.
627 5th Ave (by 17th St.)
With the original location forced to close thanks to the big fist of the Atlantic Yards project, the new Freddy's has come back stronger than ever. This is a bar with a lot of personality and some wicked video loops thanks to co-owner Donald O'Finn. Love live music and beer-snorting comedy shows? Come here. Love tater-tots (who doesn't?!)? Come here. Every day 12pm-7pm $4 drafts, $1 off all else. Cash only.
629 5th Ave (by 17th St.)
Husband and wife owners, Paul and Dee love Texas and they love creating a perfect bar experience. Cozy and welcoming, this is hands down one of the best bars in the Slope. Nothing goes better with one of their 12 draft beers or numerous bottle selections than a perfectly cooked grilled cheese. Try it with jalapenos and strawberry jam. (Don't knock it 'til you've tried it.) They have a happy backyard with comfortable benches and a chalkboard wall. Play Buck Hunter while downing a pickleback and digging into their complementary buttered popcorn. Daily 6pm-9pm $1 off all beer/wine/liquor.
676 5th Ave (by 20th St.)
Somehow Quarter manages to avoid the more boisterous feel of its neighboring bars. Its dark and wooded interior makes you feel like you've stumbled upon a hidden hideaway. Outside, however, lives a mini garden oasis that offers weekend bbq's. It has 6 beers on draft but their cocktails are created thoughtfully and are worth every cent. M-F 3pm-8pm $2 off all beer/wine/well drinks.
703 5th Ave (by 22nd St.)
Admit it, bars with aquariums are cool. The one behind the bar here is especially impressive. The nautical theme is apparent throughout the bar with a mini stream in the backyard and a Mermaid-ish mural inside. Seeing all that water might make you thirsty so it's a good thing they have a respectable selection of 20 beers on tap. $2 off drafts 'til 7pm.
718 5th Ave (by 23rd St.)
This reminds us of that time we were in Warsaw and. . . OK, we've never been to Poland. But if we had, I'm sure the influence of owners Krystian and Damien (both from Poland) would take us back to that special time. 718 is a small bar but it has a huge projector in the back to watch movies and big games. There's a great vibe here and some really unique bottles to get your hands on. Every day 12pm-8pm $1 off everything.
356 6th Ave (by 5th St.)
With its old school charm and wooden wonder, this is a solid option if you're thirsty. Located on one of the quieter avenues in the Slope, this spot has 20 microbrews on tap that you can enjoy inside while admiring the brick walls or outside while relaxing on one of their eye-catching green picnic tables. There's a full food menu here, as well. M-F 4pm-7pm $1 off drinks.
689 6th Ave (by 20th St.)
This place focuses on sports and pub food almost more than it focuses on its drinks. And that's not necessarily a bad thing. Throw on your favorite jersey and down a beer or four while enjoying some Park Slope mac & cheese bites. Nothing fancy. And that's not necessarily a bad thing. Mon-Thurs 4pm-7pm $1 off drafts, $3.50 bottles. Fri- 4pm-7pm $3 drafts.
Old Carriage Inn
317 7th Ave (by 9th St.)
Repeat after me: There's nothing wrong with stepping into the past. There's nothing wrong with... eh, forget the past. There's nothing wrong with drinking cheap beer in a classic sports lounge (even if a few of the patrons might think that Davey Johnson is still the manager of the Mets.) So, order your Budweiser, play a little pool, and get your karaoke voice ready for some "Total Eclipse of the Heart." M-F 4pm-7pm $4 drafts, $3.50 bottles.
381 7th Ave (by 11th St.)
Brookvin boasts a simple indoor elegance and a cozy outdoor garden. Its emphasis on delicious wines makes perfect sense since the owners also own Big Nose Full Body (a popular wine store across the street). Though its kitchen is small, the flavors of its menu are big and pair nicely with their drink lists. In the fall, they offer a pumpkin-infused bourbon that is out of this world. Mon- All night! Tues-Fri 5pm-7pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-5pm $6 selected wines, $4 drafts, 1/2 off snacks.
555 7th Ave (by 19th St.)
This is a GIGANTIC 13,000 square foot beer garden. Really. It's indoors, it's outdoors, it's got food, a fireplace, three bocce courts, and two bars. It's got family-friendly hours during the day but it loses the . strollers at night. Watch the game on one of the six TV's while deliberating on which of their 20+ drafts to down. M-F 12pm-7pm $4 drafts and well drinks.
210 Prospect Park West (by 16th St.)
14 unique rotating microbrews and amazing french fries? Sold! This place is solid and its location makes it a prime spot for anyone looking for a great place to go near the park. M-F 3pm-7pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm $4 drafts and $1 off all else. Cash only.