the belly rules the mind. - Proverb

Bar Hours

  • Tuesday 5-11pm
  • Wendesday 5-11pm
  • Thursday 5-11pm
  • Friday 5-1am
  • Saturday 5-1am
  • Sunday 5-10pm

Kitchen Hours

  • Tuesday 5-10pm
  • Wendesday 5-10pm
  • Thursday 5-10pm
  • Friday 5-10pm
  • Saturday 5-10pm
  • Sunday 5-9pm


We are active in our community and have a full listing of daily events available on our Facebook page.

Every Wednesday

Winesday: Half Priced Bottles of Wine

Half-Off All Wine Bottles

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Every Thursday

$1 Oyster Thursdays

$1 East Coast $2 Elsewhere

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Every Sunday

Jazz Guitar Serenade

Local talent Joe Finn strums the guitar to the cool cords of Jazz

See Facebook Event>

Something every week!

The People's Event Schedule

Weekly breakdown of Music, Foodie, Social Events and all else!

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We offer a variety of options for your private event. Get in touch to reserve our private upstairs room for your family reunion, business meeting, bachelor/bachelorette party, birthday party, etc.

A new kind of menu

After traveling the globe, our close-knit group of friends discovered that we could provide food at an unmatched quality and value right here at home. Our local community produces and exports a variety of quality products that are renowned around the region and country. It has become our mission to bring it back to our People!

We hope you’ll visit soon.


We believe that it takes a community of forward-thinking local suppliers to bring you the best of the best. Below are a few of our featured suppliers who are as committed to quality as we are!


  • Sloop Brewing: Elizaville, NY
  • Chatham Brewing: Chatham, NY
  • Suarez Family Brewing: Hudson, NY
  • Grimm Brewing: Brooklyn-based (nomadic)
  • Nine Pin Cider: Albany, NY
  • Albany Distilling: Albany, NY
  • Hillrock Distillery: Ancram, NY


  • Heart Spring Farm
  • Little Seed Farm: Chatham, NY
  • The Chatham Berry Farm: Chatham, NY
  • Liberty Farm: Ghent, NY
  • The People’s Farm Network: Chatham, NY

Meat, Dairy & More

  • Lovers Leap Farm: Kinderhook, NY
  • Kinderhook Farm: Kinderhook, NY
  • Earth Winds Farm: Ghent, NY
  • Hawthorne Valley Farm: Ghent, NY
  • Our Daily Bread: Chatham, NY


WGXC Afternoon sit-down with Gray and Angus

A casual discussion with two of the founders on food, philosophy, and music on the WGXC Afternoon Show w/ Kieran Riley

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Times Union: Beer Nut

Matthew 'Fuj' Scher, Beer aficionado and blogger, reviews the first Beer Dinner of many with the People's Pub.

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Four Chefs One Kitchen

The Four Chefs One Kitchen event at The People’s Pub in Chatham on March 21st was, indeed, a delectably distinctive, lusciously collaborative feast.

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Will definitely come back on our next trip and would recommend it to everyone in the area and anyone who visits Chatham.

Delicious, adorable - what a great surprise!

Staff is very friendly, and the decor is casual and charming.

Best food around hands down! Everything we ordered was bursting with flavor and clearly FRESH!! Awesome experience.