Haymaker Bar and Kitchen

Finally, a good alternative to the normal Irish pubs around Penn Station! After getting off of the train, it's just a three-minute walk to Haymaker Bar and Kitchen. This bar is unlike the dreary commuter bars that are usually packed out, this is a new, smart and proper way to enjoy a few drinks.

Haymaker Bar and Kitchen is a place where comfort and hospitality is the main focus of the staff. In fact, they claim that Haymaker is “inspired by a time when relaxed and generous hospitality was believed to be an obligation.” The American gastropub is made to replicate a haymaker’s farmhouse in the early 20th century, all while maintaining the vibe of a nice bar.

You can enjoy a vast amount of beers on tap, which is recommended, or by the bottle where the selection is vast. You can also enjoy a small but elegant selection of wine by the glass, creative cocktails, and a large menu beating out regular old pub food.

“Always in short supply: a decent Penn Station-area bar [Haymaker] “

New York Magazine

What’s Near Haymaker Bar and Kitchen

Being that this beautiful bar is in Chelsea, it would be a great idea to walk or Uber over to Chelsea Piers and check out the amazing view of the Hudson River! Or if you’re in the mood to see some staples of New York City, it’s just a 10-minute walk to the famous Empire State Building.