484 Union Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Rating: ★ ★ ★ (Good)
Cards: All Major
Hours: Mon-Fri 5pm-4am, Sat-Sun 1pm-4am
Subway: L to Lorimer St.
Food/Menu: Taco truck year-round
Booze: Full bar
Happy Hour: Daily 5pm-8pm: $3 draft beers, $4 well drinks, $5 PBR with a shot of Jameson
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Slick corner cooler is one long ongoing Williamsburg party, although claustrophobics and those with self-respect should stay away on summer weekends. Former pool supply store but you’d need more than chlorine to clean these dirty minds now. Live music space in the back, massive outdoor smoking lounge, and unparalleled views of the BQE’s fabled underside. Also a renowned late-night, last-chance hook-up spot.
NY Mag says:
At Union Pool—formerly a pool supply store—the booths aren’t ripped up, the lighting’s blissfully bright…It’s a bar you actually want to look at! Despite the 60s feel, the cocktail list thankfully goes beyond scotch and soda. Weekends get crowded in a thirtysomething kind of way, which means people get testy when you bump into them. Weeknights feature the best soundtrack selections, courtesy of a strong line-up of guitar-loving guys who’ve made nice with the turntable