“Freddy’s is as near a PERFECT SALOON EXPERIENCE as you’ll ever encounter” – Time Out New York

Freddy’s listed as 1 of only 5 NYC Bars in “the Strange Science of Creating the Perfect Bar”- NY Times

“One of the BEST BARS IN AMERICA”- Esquire Magazine

“One of the BEST BARS IN THE COUNTRY. Boasts both cult celebrity & a history stretching back to Prohibition”- Brokelyn Magazine

“Greatness lies behind these doors”- NY Magazine / Best Of

“Freddy’s endured as a bar for over SEVEN DECADES…now the inmates are running the asylum “- The Wall Street Journal

“Freddys, a South Brooklyn legend…BEST SMALL MUSIC VENUES in NYC”- Gothamist / Best Of

“Freddys is Brooklyn’s most MOST ECLECTIC, SMARTY PANTS & RESILIENT Bar”- L Magazine

” Best VIDEO ART in a Bar”- Village Voice / Best Of

“Freddy’s, a MUST-SEE LOCATION”- The New York City’s Tourist Board



Robert McCraddle
Freddy’s Bartender
Born Cardiff Wales 1883
Died Brooklyn NY 1968

“The year is 1952.
The place is Freddy’s Bar…
The occasion– another Dodgers World Series loss.”