What a Wylie Dufresne gastropub looks like. Wd-50's wizard of ahs gets all molecular gastronomy on a friendly neighborhood tavern. Pigs in a blanket are Chinese sausage stuffed into tubes of fried ... read more
Tavern off Union Square doing fried chicken and craft beers. Cobblestone exterior guards a cozy hall of exposed-wood rafters, pew-style booths. Flannelled bartenders keeping it rustic. Alums from C... read more
West Village restaurant and lounge from Holiday Cocktail Lounge, 5 Ninth alums. Cozy confines courtesy pressed-tin ceiling, hardwood floors. Sleek leather couches surround a fireplace when Persepho... read more
With Orson Welles' 1949 film in mind, Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban created this Alphabet City space to reflect Europe in the early 20th century, accented by Austria. Thick, exposed wooden beam... read more
A Barcade for the LES. Long hall packed with vintage arcade games. A little divey, linoleum floors and crusty old games. Frogger, Donkey Kong, Street Fighter, and the list goes on. Barrels of beer ... read more
Housemade sodas in a stripped-down corridor. Wooden benches and blue-cushioned stools line old-style bar, backroom upscales with banquettes and waitress service. Spiked phosphates are the word(s); ... read more
Craft brews, ambitious menu shake the Bleecker bar rut. Atmo comes courtesy of raw stone walls and dark wood bar. Craft brews are the order of the day, including Brooklyn Sorachi Ace and their own ... read more
Sixties Jamaican throwback bar, for the East Village hepcats. Brick chamber-like space with plants and elephant pictures for a Jumanji-chic front bar and pool room. Appleton Spiced Rum abounds on t... read more
Dee Dee Patton, veteran bartender of Bowery Electric and Niagra, opens her own spot. Dark tin ceiling and simple décor feels grown-up hip, not fratty St. Marks dive. Ten beers on tap feature... read more
Gin Palace—sort of is what it sounds like. Bank vault-esque façade is breached through winged doors, inside’s decked out with metal cages, skeleton clocks, and lighting fixtures ... read more
Six cocktails and a handful of eats vary by day. Adjacent to Public, but with its own entrance. Exposed white brick and replaceable-letter menu board feel tastefully ironic. Headcheese, fried white... read more
Who would have guessed 9C could look this quaint? Reclaimed wood put to “country cottage” ends, complementing weeping willows across the avenue. Battered Yamaha adds atmosphere, tre... read more
AKA If Mom Only Knew, although it wouldn't be so bad so long as mom has a soft spot for DJs and creative cocktailing. Housemade syrups, mixers, and muddles add bespoke element to quality quaffs l... read more
Their Philly cheesesteak. That's what it's all about. And their chicken wings and waffle fries. As explicitly stated on their site, this is one neighborhood bar that's "committed to serving the bes... read more
Stylish Soho spot remains popular years after its star turn on Sex and the City, when it served as Steve and Aiden's bar, Scout. Remains popular because it didn't let the fame go to its head. Cuisi... read more
Nothing fancy about this neighborhood bar, and that suits its patrons just fine. Follow the rules - you must engage in conversation, you must accept any free shots proferred by the bartender - and ... read more
Regulars at Frannie Marchese's dark, hole-in-the-wall LES joint don't usually start rollin' in till after midnight, although the $2 bus special ends then. Indie pop and throwback rock means you sho... read more
Formerly known as "Cheap Shots" (before an underage drinking bust-up), this East Village dive bar serves $5 beer-shot combos, air hockey, and a night you won't remember. Expect high security at thi... read more
Opened in 1961, The Bitter End is the oldest rock and roll club in the city and will probably fight the fight...until the bitter end. Known for launching the careers of James Taylor, Woody Allen, L... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Neighborhood burger and shake spot nabs awesome name, restored Harl...