"The Perfect Bar" says  The New York Times

"One of the Cities most popular Dive Bars" ~ Am NY

The NY POST says  "Check out the extensive calendar! "

"Freddy's hosts some of the city's most original readings & performances." ~ Village Voice

IMBIBE & DINE, Inside & Out!

Our kitchen features "Pan-Brooklyn"... a Freddy's-esque conglomeration of various "Big-Bites" and "Little Bites."

The History of Freddy's is the History of Brooklyn
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Welcome to Freddy’s

This chill & comfortable neighborhood favorite hosts a welcome mix of locals & far-flung visitors, thanks to its beautiful decor, bustling vibe and charming staff. This Brooklyn institution carries a history stretching back to prohibition. We feature live music, cult video & art exhibits, late night food, great prices, multiple cozy rooms and comfy outdoor spaces. Not to forget, our African Albino Water Frogs, Bluto & Burley, and our Mascott Billy the Cat, that no-one can outdrink!

 

We do not take reservations. We are “First Come, First Seated.”

HAPPY HOUR: Mon -Fri. 12 noon – 7pm / 365.  $5 DRAFTS & WELL DRINKS

& the ever popular $6 DRAFT & DOG. 

KITCHEN serving noon til 1:30am

BAR OPEN noon til 4AM

Front Entrance

Backroom

Outdoor Seating

Upcoming Events

“Freddy’s has been praised by the press as one of Brooklyn’s most important cultural hubs and an underground mecca for creativity. Each night, a rotating cast of musicians, comedians, film buffs, and assorted literary types fill the air with the kind of anything goes vibe that New York City used to be famous for.?” ~ Best Of- Brooklyn Paper
 

We have a suggested 2-drink minimum for  Backroom performances.

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01may4:00 pmSunday6:45 pmMimsey Mack Hosts Open Mic (Backroom)1st & 3rd Sun Monthly4:00 pm - 6:45 pm

01may4:00 pmSundayRichard on Piano, takes requests {Frontroom:}Richard The Human Juke Box.4:00 pm

01may7:00 pmSunday9:30 pmKaraoke~Humans Against Music:1st & 3rd Sunday Monthly 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

03may8:30 pmTuesdayLimited ResourcesEvery 1st Tuesday Monthly in the Backroom!8:30 pm

04may7:30 pmWednesday8:45 pmComedy Open Mic/Dane CurleyEvery 1st & 3rd Wed. All welcome. 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

05may8:30 pmThursdayBurlesque Canceled for tonight- Back NEXT Thursday8:30 pm

06may10:00 pmFriday10:45 pmKane Dulaney Balser (Kane Dulaney Balser) Kane Dulaney Balser is a long-time Brooklyn resident playing in the folk and singer-songwriter styles.10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

06may11:00 pmFridayFred Thomas & Crew: James Brown's Bassist.10pm James Brown’s bassist since 1971, Fred Thomas tears into a mix of JB hits, plus blues & soul classics.11:00 pm

07may8:00 pmSaturday8:45 pmPaul Decoster8pm Paul Decoster 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

07may9:00 pmSaturday9:45 pmBaikin9pm Japanese influenced punk/rock & pop made in Brooklyn, which they call "Japunklyn"9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

07may10:00 pmSaturday10:45 pmPower Popcycle!10pm POP the cork of an effervescent evening of music presented for your listening and dancing pleasure.10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

07may11:00 pmSaturday11:45 pmBand of Others: Surf Band and Host !11pm Reverb-drenched surf-rock leavened with electric blues and obscure garage rock.11:00 pm - 11:45 pm

08mayAll DaySundayHappy MoM day Moms!All Day - All Night!(All Day: sunday)

08may8:30 pmSundayCyclone Jack’s Black Mass 8:30pm Jack Sullivan ~ Coney Island freak show: Every 2nd Sun Backroom8:30 pm

10may7:30 pmTuesdayHear Me Out: Comedy Showcase7:30pm 2nd and 4th Tuesday Monthly7:30 pm

10may11:00 pmTuesday“Devil’s Hour” Talk ShowLate night talk show with Geoff, 11pm 2nd & 4th WEDNESDAYS11:00 pm

11may7:30 pmWednesday8:30 pmFresh 15: Comedy~ Every 2nd & 4th Wed7:30- 8:30pm. Every 2nd & 4th Wed7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

11may9:30 pmWednesdayOpen Mic Fun Mic: 2nd & 4th WedShow Up, Buy a Drink & Sign Up!9:30 pm

12may8:30 pmThursdayBudding Beauties Burlesque! Host Lucy Buttons.8pm A night for performances by burlesque's newest rising stars. 2nd Thursday Monthly! 8:30 pm

13may6:00 pmFriday8:00 pmCasHank6pm Village Voice Best Of says “an acoustic classic country jam” “Convivial blur of expert fiddlers, plucky pluckers, & amateur crooners”~NY Mag. Critic’s Pick.  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

13may8:00 pmFriday8:30 pmCasHank“Highfalutin country…a convivial blur of expert fiddlers, plucky pluckers, & amateur crooners …”~NY Mag. Critic’s Pick. “an acoustic classic country jam”~ Village Voice. Best Of. 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

13may9:00 pmFriday9:45 pm"Storyteller's Round-Up" 9pm Saudia Young / Andy Hainz (Saudia Young) 3 acts, 1 night, a whole lotta fun! 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

13may10:00 pmFriday10:45 pmCurtis J"Storyteller's Round-Up" 3 acts, 1 night, a whole lotta fun! 10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

13may11:00 pmFriday11:45 pmKristen Goodman"Storyteller's Round-Up" 3 acts, 1 night, a whole lotta fun! 11:00 pm - 11:45 pm

14may7:00 pmSaturday7:45 pmSebastian Ortiz (Sebastian Ortiz) 7pm Modern Classic folk renaissance sound.7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

14may8:30 pmSaturdayRough Draft[singer/songwriter]8:30 pm

14may9:00 pmSaturdayGraham BriceSinger/songwriter] 9 PM Sat Night's Alright for Rockin' presents9:00 pm

14may10:00 pmSaturday10:45 pmPastel Hellalternative/post-punk10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

14may11:00 pmSaturday11:45 pmThe Henry Mena Ego Trip: Saturday Night’s Alright For Rockin’11pm Power pop. Indie rock. Americana/rock. 11:00 pm - 11:45 pm

15may4:00 pmSundayRichard on Piano, takes requests {Frontroom:}Richard The Human Juke Box.4:00 pm

15may4:00 pmSunday6:45 pmMimsey Mack Hosts Open Mic (Backroom)1st & 3rd Sun Open Mic! Come on IN!4:00 pm - 6:45 pm

15may7:00 pmSunday9:30 pmKaraoke~Humans Against Music:1st & 3rd Sunday Monthly 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

16may8:30 pmMondaySo What Happened Was8:30 Backroom Story telling- the 3rd Monday Monthly8:30 pm

17may8:00 pmTuesdayOpen Mic with Jonathan Pharis:8pm Sign-Up 8:30 Show / 3rd Tuesdays8:00 pm

18may7:30 pmWednesday8:45 pmComedy Open Mic with Dane Curley7:30 Every 1st & 3rd Wed. Dane hosts an anything goes Comedy Open Mic. Free to perform or attend. Kick back, laugh, and get yourself a drink! No theme. No prerequisites. All are welcome. 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

19may8:00 pmThursdayVenatrix presents Glamourmess { Burlesque } Every 3rd Thu!8pm Doors. $10~ A night of glam rock burlesque brought to you by one of the masterminds behind Last Chance Dancers.8:00 pm

20may8:00 pmFriday8:45 pmWolf Van Elfmand9pm Americana from finger-picking country to good ol’ fashioned rock & roll.8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

20may9:00 pmFriday9:45 pmKilldeer (Jacqueline Champe) Killdeer is a guitar-drivin girlband based in nyc.9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

20may10:00 pmFriday10:45 pmPASS THE POI (stephen bombardiere) 10pm PASS THE POI surfy garage rock beach party vibe. 10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

20may11:00 pmFriday"Even Twice " is Back!11pm Even Twice is a Hard hitting bass and drum duo, putting out punky, aggresive sounds.11:00 pm

21may8:00 pmSaturdayGabriel Mayers and Friends8:00 pm

21may9:00 pmSaturday9:45 pmGabriel and Friends9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

21may10:00 pmSaturdayGabriel Mayers10:00 pm

21may11:00 pmSaturdayGraham Brice11:00 pm

22may3:00 pmSunday7:00 pmOC Presents ‘I’m Walken Here! (KING of NY/COMMUNION)3pm. The movies you think you remember on a format you can't forget. Plus beer. Free double features Here in the Backroom, every 4th Sun 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

22may4:00 pmSundayRichard on Piano, takes requests {Frontroom:}Richard The Human Juke Box.4:00 pm

24may7:30 pmTuesdayHear Me Out: Comedy Showcase2nd and 4th Tuesdays Monthly7:30 pm

24may11:00 pmTuesday“Devil’s Hour” Talk ShowLate night talk show with Geoff, 11pm 2nd & 4th WEDNESDAYS11:00 pm

25may7:30 pmWednesday8:30 pmFresh 15: Comedy~ Every 2nd & 4th Wed7:30- 8:30pm. Every 2nd & 4th Wed7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

25may9:30 pmWednesdayOpen Mic Fun Mic: 2nd & 4th WedShow Up, Buy a Drink & Sign Up!9:30 pm

26may8:00 pmThursdayUncle Freak presents I Drag You Not: ( Burlesque )8pm Every 4th Thu. A drag king variety show featuring the talents from NYC and beyond! We have trivia, BIPOC raffle prizes, games and more!8:00 pm

27may8:00 pmFriday8:45 pmShu Nakamura (Shu Nakamura) 8pm Original pop-folk-rock!8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

27may9:00 pmFriday9:45 pmAmerican String Conspiracy with Gary Keenan and Shu Nakamura (Gary Keenan) 9pm Electrifying original music, some jazz, some blues. 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

27may10:00 pmFriday10:45 pmJonathan Heagle (Jonathan Heagle) 10pm Jazz to soundtrack your mind. Come one come all—guaranteed good time!10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

27may11:00 pmFriday11:45 pmC.J.Lee (C.J.Lee) C.J.Lee : Australian One Man Band Gothic Cowboy show. Touring his lastest record "Hitchcock Sequel"11:00 pm - 11:45 pm

28may7:30 pmSaturday8:00 pmSET-UP D'amour fou (Michael Nault) Classical pop with a uniquely modern perspective 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

28may8:00 pmSaturday8:45 pmD'amour fou (Michael Nault) D'amour fou Crossover Classical pop with a uniquely modern perspective 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

28may9:00 pmSaturday9:45 pmMy Ex-Girlfriend's Ex-Boyfriend (Bailey Ammons) Jumping, falling, twirling, jiving, boogieing!9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

28may10:00 pmSaturday10:45 pmAnnie Mullee (Annie) Brooklyn-based daydreamer alongside a talented troupe of music makers.10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

30may3:00 pmMonday7:00 pmBaR-B-QuE Memorial DayEat wHat we gOt OR BriNg youR Own!3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

31may8:30 pmTuesday9:15 pmMatt Basile (Matthew Basile) 8pm Country-Folk singer-songwriter based in Brooklyn, NY. 8:30 pm - 9:15 pm

About us

“A quirky Brooklyn bar with over nine decades of experience serving its customers, Freddy’s is prized for divey vibes, eclectic decor, crazy video mash-ups, & live performances in the Backroom. The bar also features a wide draft beer selection and tasty food as well as a charming staff. It’s the place to go for an authentic Brooklyn bar experience that goes beyond the cliches and offers you the real deal in the borough. There’s nothing quite like it.” ~ Dime Bank -Best Of- Brooklyn Paper.

Testimonials

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Truly one of the best bars in NYC. Old school vibe with experienced bartenders. Decor is quirky mix of kitch and classic NY bar. Great music, plus rotating DJs, bands, comedy and events. Love!
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Amazing dance show every year. You must see this. Last year was amazing!
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This place is unique, serves great bar food and music and fantastic drinks. Service was super friendly and definitely worthy of coming back to again and again.
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Freddy’s is my favorite bar in Brooklyn! Amazing vibe and decor! Great happy hour and bar food with full kitchen. Open patio in the summer, frequent events from films to bands, etc. Incredible art and video collage on display. And the bartenders always have a great playlist. The best!
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