"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!

   Due to the current city and state mandates, Freddy’s Bar will only serve vaccinated patrons. Proof of vaccination (vax card or vax pass) must be shown before service. Please wear a mask until your vaccination status is verified. If you have no proof of Vaccination, you’ll be asked to leave!
 

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

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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01dec7:30 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

01dec9:00 pmWednesdayNot Right Now: Comedy.9pm Every Wed 9:00 pm

02dec8:30 pmThursdayThe CYRQUE REVUE ( Burlesque + More ) Kita St Cyr.8:30pm Burlesque, Circus Side Show, Drag, Hoola-Hoop, + More! 1st Thu monthly. Host Kita St Cyr 1st Thu Host 8:30 pm

03dec8:00 pmFriday8:45 pmJessie Kilguss8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

03dec9:00 pmFriday9:45 pmBryan DunnPart of Andi Rae's Xmas Xtravaganza9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

03dec10:00 pmFriday10:45 pmAndi Rae & the Black River Bullies10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

03dec11:00 pmFriday11:45 pmThe DeLorean Sisters11pm The DeLorean Sisters: Reimagining 1980s synth pop hits as alt-country and Americana ditties. Part of Andi Rae's Xmas Xtravaganza11:00 pm - 11:45 pm

04dec9:00 pmSaturday9:45 pmPat O'Shea (of Even Twice)9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

04dec10:00 pmSaturday10:45 pmMurder Hornetz (featuring members of Les sans Culottes, Even Twice, Jon Heagle band)10pm Debut gig. members of Les sans Culottes, Even Twice, Jon Heagle band. Debut gig10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

04dec11:00 pmSaturday11:45 pmJon Heagle band11pm Jon Heagle11:00 pm - 11:45 pm

05dec4:00 pmSundayOn Piano, Country Blues and Customer Requests: {Frontroom:}Richard The Human Juke Box.4:00 pm

05dec7:00 pmSunday9:30 pmKaraoke~Humans Against Music:1st Sunday Monthly 7- 9pm7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

06dec8:30 pmMondayEd Sullivan on Acid:8:30pm Longest running Stand-up in Brooklyn. “At this long-running stand-up show, host Calvin S. Cato and guests hailing from BET, Comedy Central, MTV and VH1 serve up free laughs and candy, so you can save your money for more important things, like drinking.” ~ Time Out NY. Calvin has appeared on the Game Show and the Oxygen Network.1st Mon Monthly 8:30 pm

07dec8:30 pmTuesdayLimited ResourcesEvery 1st Tuesday Monthly in the Backroom!8:30 pm

08dec7:30 pmWednesday8:30 pmFresh 15: Comedy~ Every 2nd & 4th Wed7:30- 8:30pm. Every 2nd & 4th Wed7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

08dec9:00 pmWednesdayNot Right Now: Comedy.9pm Every Wed 9:00 pm

09dec8:30 pmThursdayBudding Beauties Burlesque! Host Lucy Buttons.8pm A night for performances by burlesque's newest rising stars. 2nd Thursday Monthly! 8:30 pm

10dec8:00 pmFriday8:45 pmBand of Others8pm Reverb-drenched surf-rock sounds, with spaghetti western and spy movie ­­soundtracks of the early 60’s.8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

10dec9:00 pmFriday9:45 pmCanet (Daniel) Showcasing new material from their 4th upcoming album as a duo. 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

10dec10:00 pmFriday10:45 pmJJ's Funky Groove (Jimmy Najjar) Come check out JJ's Funky Groove at Freddy's Back Room!10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

11dec8:00 pmSaturday8:45 pmDear Ana (Deanna Amaker) Come hang and listen to some originals and covers! 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

11dec9:00 pmSaturday9:45 pmThe LoveHowl: Saturday Night’s Alright For Rockin’9pm  bluesy, melodic rock and roll9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

11dec10:00 pmSaturday10:45 pmBIG BAND: Saturday Night’s Alright For Rockin’10pm post punk/art rock -10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

11dec11:00 pmSaturday11:45 pmThe Henry Mena Ego Trip: Saturday Night’s Alright For Rockin’power pop. Indie rock. Americana/rock. 11:00 pm - 11:45 pm

12dec4:00 pmSundayOn Piano, Country Blues and Customer Requests: {Frontroom:}Richard The Human Juke Box.4:00 pm

12dec4:00 pmSundaySara and Elliott, Happy Hour Piano Bar:(Frontroom Performance 4pm) Every 2nd Sun Monthly. Award-winning singer, musician, songwriter and cabaret artist from NYC. A dynamic performer with diverse vocal skills. 4:00 pm

12dec8:30 pmSundayJack Sullivan ~ Coney Island freak show: Every 2nd Sunday @ 8:30pm8:30 pm

13dec8:00 pmMonday9:30 pm"Don’t Litter in Prospect Park" screening (Christopher Wells ) Short Screening “Don’t Litter in Prospect Park.” 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

15dec7:30 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

15dec9:00 pmWednesdayNot Right Now: Comedy.9pm Every Wed 9:00 pm

16dec8:00 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

17dec8:00 pmFriday8:45 pmKnot Shore (David Richards) 8pm Knot Shore's second annual "Summer in Winter Show" Come celebrate the Holiday's with a pair Brooklyn beachcombers. 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

17dec9:00 pmFriday9:45 pmthe B.O.Y.S. {Band of Young Saints}9pm Loud, sweaty, pretty power pop.9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

17dec10:00 pmFriday10:45 pmGreenLady10pm From murder ballads to magical incantations, GreenLady is a new folk trio out of Brooklyn, NY. Their sound is a blend of early 70's British folk revival and modern Americana.10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

17dec11:00 pmFridayThe Brothers Diego11pm Johnny Cash tribute show!11:00 pm

18dec8:00 pmSaturday8:45 pmNic Marco Backroom (Nic Marco) Brooklyn-based songwriter playing "post-modern yacht rock" with complex and clever lyrics.8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

18dec9:00 pmSaturday10:00 pmCat Rickman and the Boys (Cat Rickman) 9pm Cat Rickman & the Boys. Cat is a Brooklyn-based alt-rock artist. Combining elements of rock, pop, jazz, soul, and blues.9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

19dec4:00 pmSundayOn Piano, Country Blues and Customer Requests: {Frontroom:}Richard The Human Juke Box.4:00 pm

19dec7:00 pmSunday9:30 pmKaraoke~Humans Against Music:1st & 3rd Sunday Monthly 7- 9:30pm7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

20dec8:30 pmMondaySo What Happened Was8:30 Backroom Story telling- the 3rd Monday Monthly8:30 pm

22dec7:30 pmWednesday8:30 pmFresh 15: Comedy~ Every 2nd & 4th Wed7:30- 8:30pm. Every 2nd & 4th Wed7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

22dec9:00 pmWednesdayNot Right Now: Comedy.9pm Every Wed 9:00 pm

23dec8:00 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

24dec8:00 amFriday8:15 amtesty Freddyddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd8:00 am - 8:15 am

24dec7:00 pmFriday7:45 pmChristMas Eve7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

24dec8:00 pmFriday8:45 pmMatt Basile (Matthew Basile) 8pm Country-Folk singer-songwriter based in Brooklyn, NY. 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm

25dec7:00 amSaturday7:45 amanother Testic (Don OFinn) tghyb fhg7:00 am - 7:45 am

25dec8:00 pmSaturday11:00 pmChristMas8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

26dec4:00 pmSundayOn Piano, Country Blues and Customer Requests: {Frontroom:}Richard The Human Juke Box.4:00 pm

26dec8:30 pmSundayCool Baby NYC (Cool Baby NYC) COMEDY- Every 4th Sunday Monthly.8:30 pm EST

28dec8:30 pmTuesdayTuesday Bluesday / Freddy DeBoe every 4th Tue (Freddy Deboe.) 8:30pm Frontroom ~Soulful Sax -Traveled the world with Daptone Recording Artists Charles Bradley, Sharon Jones, and the James Hunter Six, as well as Lee Fields, Nicole Wray, Binky Griptite, producers Gabe Roth, Mark Ronson & many others. You can expect plenty of feel good music made for dancing & good times! 8:30 pm

29dec7:30 pmWednesday8:30 pmFresh 15: Comedy7:30- 8:30pm. Every 1st & 3rd Wed7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

29dec9:00 pmWednesdayNot Right Now: Comedy.9pm Every Wed 9:00 pm

31dec9:00 pmFridayNew Years Eve Party Free! + Free Midnight Champagne!!ParTy All NiTe!9:00 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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