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Bars in New York: a Comprehensive List

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:43 PM EST with 379 listings
Bars in New York: a Comprehensive List


1020 Amsterdam Ave., Morningside Heights NY Tel 212-961-9224

11th St. Bar

510 E. 11th St., East Village NY


The weeknight crowd sips mixed drinks and wines by the glass as the bartenders shake up mean Cosmos... - TONY Best New Bars
12 E. 31st St., Midtown South NY betw Fifth & Madison Ave, Tel 212-889-6363


...someone is trying to bring "downtown uptown," and in this case, that someone is Philip Quilter... - TONY Best New Bars
1715 First Ave., Yorkville NY at 89th St., Tel 212-410-6301

2 A

25 Avenue A, East Village NY 10003 Tel 212-505-2466

212 Restaurant & Bar

Euro-club style, noisy; great cocktail list; French & Italian cuisine in East Side
133 E. 65th St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 betw Lexington & Park Ave, Tel 212-249-6565
Website: 212restaurant.com

222 Lounge

Features an open mic night.
222 E. 14th St., Stuyvesant NY 10003 Tel 212-473-6590


288 Elizabeth St., Greenwich Village NY

40 Below

Classy, cozy bar and dance club. Noted for its clean bathrooms and celebrity patrons.
40 W. 8th St., Greenwich Village NY 10011 Tel 212-995-5767

5 & 10 No Exaggeration

Features live big band music and great continental food.
77 Greene St., Soho NY 10012 Tel 212-925-7414

53rd Street Cigar Bar

811 Seventh Ave., Midtown NY 10019 Sheraton Hotel, Tel 212-581-1000

59 Canal Street

59 Canal St., Lower East Side NY betw Allen & Orchard St,

7A Cafe

109 Avenue A, East Village NY 10009 Tel 212-673-6583


East village hangout. Wide slection of beers.
700 E. 9th St., Alphabet City NY Tel 212-358-0048


DJ from 10PM-4AM every night but Wednesday. Wednesday is open mike night. Intriguing art installations featured periodically. Fantastic intoxicating cocktails.
12 Avenue A, East Village NY Betw 1st & 2nd Sts, Tel 212-477-9050

Alegrias Flamenco & Tapas Bar

Features Flamenco shows Tu-Sa, 21-23. Dinner served from Tu-Su, 18-1. Fun-filled entertainment for everyone! Click here for a review from Digital City.
46 Bedford St., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-741-1935
Fax: 212-741-2414; E-mail: nava1234@aol.com
Website: Alegrias.com

Alligator Alley

College bar with happy hour from 17-20.
485 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY betw 83rd & 84th St, Tel 212-873-5810


Internet surfing for $10/hr. Comfortable living-room atmosphere w/plush chairs & coffee bar.
139 Avenue A, East Village NY 10009 St Mark's Place/9th St, Tel 212-529-2233
E-mail: Cafe@altcoffee.com; Website: altdotcoffee.com


Various inexpensive dishes as diverse as America itself; good for casual and family dining. Large friendly room that is usually full of diners. Zagat Review
9 E. 18th St., Flatiron District NY 10003 betw Fifth Ave. & Broadway), Tel 212-505-2110
Fax: 212-353-3920

Amsterdam Billiard Club

210 E. 86th St., Yorkville NY 10028 Betw 2nd & 3rd Aves, Tel 212-570-4545
Fax: 212-737-5140

Amsterdam Cafe

Crowd consists mostly of Columbia students.
1207 Amsterdam Ave., Morningside Heights NY Tel 212-662-6330


35 Crosby St., Soho NY 10013 Tel 212-613-0977

Angel's Club

44 Walker St., Tribeca NY Tel 212-391-0099

Angel's Gate

Two floors of dancing and a cigar lounge.
552 W. 38th St.,

Anglers & Writers

This lounge attracts aspiring writers.
420 Hudson St., West Village NY 10014 (at St. Lukes Pl.), Tel 212-675-0810


Attracts a local art student crowd and drinks are on the cheaper side.
126 St. Marks Pl., East Village NY Tel 212-475-4145


Located on the fringe of Upper East Side culture and SoHo society, Antarctica serves up cheap drinks to the largely local clientele while cool tunes eminate from the jukebox.
287 Hudson St., Hudson Square NY betw Spring & Dominick St, Tel 212-352-1666

Anyway Cafe

Small Russian-French restaurant & bar. Serving exceptional caviar. Nightly music.
32 E. 2nd St., East Village NY 10003 2nd St, Tel 212-533-3412


Between 10th Ave. and Westside Hwy
539 W. 21st St., Chelsea NY betw 10th Ave. & WeSt.ide Hwy.,

Armstrong's Saloon

Cozy Hell's Kitchen oasis combines the Old West (saloon doors, antique cash registers) with the medieval kitsch (Gothic paintings) Not a wild hoedown but a great place to be a contented cowpoke.
875 Tenth Ave., Clinton NY at 55th St, Tel 212-581-0606

Arthur's Tavern

Established since 1942 this dark, smoky West Village club features live jazz music 7 days a week.
57 Grove St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betw Bleecker St. & 7th Ave. So., Tel 212-675-6879
Website: arthurstavernnyc.com

Atlantic Grill

Popular, teeming Eastside bar. Great place to meet people.
1341 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 Bwt. 76th/77th Sts., Tel 212-988-9200
Website: brguestrestaurants.com

Automatic Slims

Small neighborhood bar mixed downtown crowd. Packed on weekends but mellow the rest of the week.
733 Washington St., West Village NY 10014 at Bank St, Tel 212-645-8660

B Bar and Grill

In the summer B Bar has an ivy-covered garden for outdoor dining and the dark wood bar area always draws a crowd.
40 E. 4th St., Greenwich Village NY at Bowery, Tel 212-475-2220


This restaurant/bar is home to an eclectic array of music acts and DJ's. Beautiful decor and glossed wood floors. Your basic yuppified St. Marks joint.
12 St. Marks Pl., East Village NY bet. 2nd & 3rd Aves., Tel 212-674-1011


Friendly crowd and loungy atmosphere attract an East Side crowd. The green room, red room, and beanbag room offer a cool mix with distinct moods.
274 Third Ave., Gramercy Park NY betw 21st & 22nd St, Tel 212-254-5466

Bandol Bistro

Ever so French wine bar and Bistro with a fantastic selection of wines and a fully stocked bar.
181 E. 78th St., Upper East Side NY 10021 betw Lexington & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-744-1800
Fax: 212-794-5235; Website: bandolbistro.com

Bar 169

169 East Broadway, Lower East Side NY at Essex St., Tel 212-473-8866

Bar 54 - Closed

701 Broadway, Greenwich Village NY betw 53rd & 54th St,

Bar 9

Two bars lend their hand at this upscale food/drink joint, not to mention the 6 on tap drinks to choose from.
807 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY betw 53rd & 54th St, Tel 212-339-9936

Bar @ Etats-Unis

Creative American cooking with a New York spin with an eclectic menu and revolving wines by the glass in Upper East Side
242 E. 81st St., Yorkville NY 10028 Bet. 2nd & 3rd Aves., Tel 212-396-9928

Bar Code

Ultra-cool cocktail bar, perfect for a relaxing drink before exploring the games, or for interactive games of the social kind.
1540 Broadway, Theater District NY at 46th St., Tel 212-768-7821
E-mail: gmoran@adg.com.au; Website: barcodeentertainment.com

Bar, The

Guns n' Roses blares from the jukebox while a biker plays pinball in the corner. - TONY Eating & Drinking Guide 2003
68 Second Ave., East Village NY at 4th St., Tel 212-254-5766


463 Hudson St., West Village NY 10014 Tel 212-741-9349


Outfitted with pre-colonial furniture, Barrymore's has a workaday atmosphere which can be best described as Cheers on Broadway.
267 W. 45th St., Theater District NY betw Broadway & Eigth Ave, Tel 212-391-8400

Bateaux New York

Chic dinner cruise that sets sail nightly from Chelsea Piers
Pier 61 (W.S. at 20th), Chelsea Peirs NY 10011 west 23rd & Hudson River, Tel 212-352-9009
Fax: 212-352-1367; Website: bateauxnewyork.com


Created by two FIT interior design grads, Bauhaus is, as you would expect, a stylized and ambitious bar. - TONY Best New Bars
196 Orchard St., Lower East Side NY betw Houston & Stanton St, Tel 212-477-1550

Beach Cafe

Attracts an older Upper East Side crowd.
Second Ave., Tel 212-988-7299


The home of the innovative cocktail. Selected by New York magazine, "The Best of New York", April 2000.
25 W. 56th St., Midtown NY 10019 Betw 5th & 6th Aves, Tel 212-332-0500

Bear Bar

A young college crowd makes up the clientele at this rough and rowdy watering hole.
2156 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10023 Tel 212-362-2145

Beckett's Bar & Grill

An after-work Wall Street bar with a conservative vibe.
78 Pearl St., Financial District NY Tel 212-269-1001

Beer Hall

A nice "starting bar", this joint gives you a pleasant atmosphere at outlandishly cheap prices.
29 Second Ave., East Village NY bet. 1st & 2nd Sts., Tel 212-375-1449


This European restaurant/bar chain finally makes it's way to the states, to the delight of the local hipsters. Good food, good drinks, and a large selection of Belgian beers to choose from.
415 LaFayette St., Noho NY betw 4th St & Astor Pl., Tel 212-253-2828

Big Sur

Popular Upper East Side restaurant serving Contemporary cuisine with a hint of French flavors. Contemporary decor. Seasonal outdoor cafe.
1406 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 at 80th St., Tel 212-472-5009

Bin 71

Small casual wine bar serves good collection of wine and beer beer along with a selection of small plates
237 Columbus Ave., Lincoln Center NY 10023 at 71st St., Tel 212-362-5446


Once a hangout for Charlie Parker, now both known and amateur groups and performers take the stage.
315 W. 44th St., Clinton NY 10036 Btwn 8th & 9th Ave., Tel 212-581-3080
Fax: 212-956-7130; Website: birdlandjazz.com

Black & White

A trendy food/drink lounge with an assortment of East Villagers. Nice cozy, laid back atmosphere.
86 E. 10th St., Greenwich Village NY 10003 Bet. 3rd & 4th Aves., Tel 212-253-0246

Black Star Bar

92 Second Ave., Lower East Side NY betw 5th & 6th St, Tel 212-254-4747


Nice pick-up spot for the early 20's crowd.
994 Second Ave., Sutton Place NY betw 52nd & 52rd St, Tel 212-355-6993

Blanche's Tavern

A friendly crowd and numerous bar games (pinball, pool, videogames) to occupy your time.
Avenue A, Tel 212-673-3824

Blarney Rock

137 W. 33rd St., Midtown South NY Tel 212-947-0825

BLT Fish Inc

Great lounge on the ground floor. Fantastic garden on the roof. Invigorating Cal-Asian cuisine. Fashionable crowd.
21 W. 17th St., Flatiron District NY Btw 5th & 6th Aves, Tel 212-691-8888

Blue Lady Lounge

A strange little place that's off the beaten path.
769 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn NY Tel 718-218-6997

Blue Note

You can feel the presence of Miles, Coltrane, Henderson, Sonny Rollins as Jazz, Latin, and Blues bounce off your ears at this world famous club. Tourists and jazz aficionados alike flock here to get a piece of the magic that the Blue Note has been cranking out for years.
131 W. 3rd St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 at 6th Ave, Tel 212-475-8592
Website: bluenotejazz.com

Blue Ribbon Brasserie

Action filled bar. Extensive wine by the glass menu. Great Bar menu.
97 Sullivan St., Soho NY 10012 betw Prince & Spring St, Tel 212-274-0404
Website: blueribbonrestaurants.com

Boca Chica

A lively crowd dances the night away to Latin/Salsa music.
13 First Ave., East Village NY 10003 Cor. 1st Ave., Tel 212-473-0108

Bombay City

29 Seventh Ave. So., Greenwich Village NY 10014 Tel 212-414-0931


35 Jane St., West Village NY 10014 Tel 212-229-9700
Fax: 212-352-2046; Website: bonsignour.citysearch.com

Boo Radley's

A friendly, local NYU bar.
11 Waverly Pl., Noho NY 10003 Tel 212-228-6806


152 Spring St., Soho NY 10012 Tel 212-431-3663

Border Cafe

Great for a cheap margarita and happy hour food.
244 E. 79th St., Yorkville NY Tel 212-535-4347

Boston Comedy Club

Comedy club with Monday open-mike amateur night. $5-10 cover and 2 drink minimum.
82 W. 3rd St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 betw Thompson/Sullivan Str, Tel 212-477-1000


Stylish ambiance perfect for entertainment
246 Tenth Ave., Chelsea NY 10001 betw 24th & 25th St, Tel 212-206-6766
Website: bottinonyc.com

Bowery Bar

Come for the young, stay for the hip. A notorious celebrity hangout, movie personas rub elbows with pop stars and fashion queens. Good luck getting in.
358 Bowery, Noho NY betw 6th & 7th St, Tel 212-674-7957


Generic bar with friendly staff and low prices.
1583 Second Ave., Yorkville NY at 82nd St., Tel 212-650-0567


Seasonal open-air cafe in the West Village with light fare and allows pets.
775 Washington St., West Village NY 10014 at 12th St., Tel 212-255-0709

Brasserie Centrale

Twenty-four hour highbrow diner serving traditional French cuisine. Huge sidewalk seating area great for those glorious summer days.
1700 Broadway, Midtown NY 10019 at 53rd St, Tel 212-757-2233


Go here for pricey drinks and people watching.
33 E. 61st St., Lenox Hill NY betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-888-9127

Bryant Park Grill

Popular NYC restaurant serving American cooking. Outdoor seating in summer. Overrated and overpriced.
25 W. 40th St., Fashion District NY 10018 Betw.5th & 6th Ave., Tel 212-840-6500
Fax: 212-840-8122

Bubby's Pie Co.

Great place to have a drink, relax and exchange ideas. Sidewalk tables available during the summer months. American cuisine served.
120 Hudson St., Tribeca NY 10013 at North Moore St., Tel 212-219-0666
Fax: 212-219-0076; E-mail: bubby@bubbys.com
Website: bubbys.com

Butcher Bar

A hipster downtown bar that gets a late night crowd.
93 Stanton St., Lower East Side NY betw Ludlow & Orchard St, Tel 212-358-1633


Hidden inside Washington Square Hotel this is the perfect spot for dinner or just a quiet drink. Continental cuisine. Cozy dinning room.
103 Waverly Pl., Greenwich Village NY 10011 at MacDougal Street, Tel 212-254-1200
Fax: 212-260-1179

Cactus Cafe

1 W. 3rd St., Noho NY 10001 Tel 212-674-5991

Cafe Colonial

A eclectic mix of cuisines ranging from Brazilian to American. Reservations are not accepted.
276 Elizabeth St., Little Italy NY at Houston St., Tel 212-274-0044

Cafe des Artistes

French/American cuisine served in one of the most beautiful and romantic restaurants in town.Terrific desserts.
1 W. 67th St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 betw Columbus Ave. & CPW, Tel 212-877-3500
Fax: 212-877-6263; Website: cafenyc.com

Cafe Liberty

Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a quick and economical environment.
120 Liberty St., Financial District NY 10007 World Trade Center, Tel 212-571-2424
Fax: 212-571-2626

Cafe Madeleine

403 W. 43rd St., Clinton NY 10036 Tel 212-246-2993

Cafe Nicole Bar

Inside Novotel at Times Square, has a small outdoor sitting area.
226 W. 52nd St., Midtown NY 10019 at Broadway in the Novotel Hotel, Tel 212-315-0100

Cafe Noir

Sample a tasty margarita at this popular Soho spot.
32 Grand St., Soho NY 10013 at Thompson St., Tel 212-431-7910
Fax: 212-431-3781; Website: cafenoir.citysearch.com

Cafe Poppolini

A local college hangout.
Waverly Pl., Greenwich Village NY 10003 Tel 212-475-1722

Cajun, The

...showcasing some of the best big-band jazz in the country and charging no cover at all. - New York Magazine Best Of New York
129 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY near 16th St., Tel 212-691-6174

Candy Store

One of the only places to find hip hop parties in New York.
225 East Houston St., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-475-3200

Cargo Cafe

Your average cafe/bar plus a patio.
Tel 718-876-0539

Carolina Community Bar and Grill

Nice eats and drinks, plus some swing bands on Saturday night.
622 Broadway, Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-460-9633


Grab an outdoor table and watch the SoHo fashion parade. Lots of fun. Great drinks, and delicious caviar.
310 Broadway, CivicCenter NY in the SOHO Gr& building, Tel 212-925-5515
Toll-Free: 800-422-8427; Website: caviarteria.com

Champagne and Vodka Bar

Located in the Royalton Hotel.
44 W. 44th St., Midtown NY Tel 212-869-4400

Chez Es Saada

Dark, romantic East Village French-Moroccan Casbah. Great for late night cocktails and tapas-like treats.
42 E. 1st St., East Village NY betw 1st & 2nd Ave, Tel 212-777-5617

Chez Ma Tante

A small French bistro with a streetside cafe to enjoy people watching over a drink.
189 W. 10th St., West Village NY 10014 Tel 212-620-0223
Website: chezmatante.com

Chibi's Sake Bar

Candle-lit neighborhood bar. Features a variety of sake and Euro-Japanese cuisine.
242 Mott St., NoLita NY Tel 212-274-0025

Chocolate Bar

Ideal grown-up candy store with a mid-century modern design.
19 Eighth Ave., West Village NY 10014 Tel 212-366-1541
Tel: 800-481-2462; Fax: 212-645-1950
E-mail: info@chocolatebarnyc.com; Website: chocolatebarnyc.com

Cigar Bar at Beekman Bar

When you're looking for an elegant and comfortable place to have a smoke and a glass of port this plush and extremely ventilated room is the place for cigar aficionados.
889 First Ave., Sutton Place NY Tel 212-980-9314

Cinema Classics Cafe - CLOSED

332 E. 11th St., East Village NY betw First & Second Ave,


583 Third Ave., Kips Bay NY Tel 212-599-9784

Cocoa Bar

155 Avenue B, Alphabet City NY 10009 Tel 212-253-6333

Cornelia Street Cafe

Neighbourhood cafe and restaurant keeping locals well fed and well read for over 20 years. Stop by for a snack or a poetry reading.
29 Cornelia St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betw Bleeker & 4th St, Tel 212-989-9319
Website: corneliastreetcafe.com


1633 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10019 Tel 212-397-9838
Website: getcosi.com

Cotton Club

Live music; Jazz/Blues & Swing & Big Band.
656 W. 125th St., Morningside Heights NY 10027 Tel 212-663-7980
Website: cottonclub-newyork.com


Festively decorated bar and dance club catering to young professionals.
246 Columbus Ave., Lincoln Center NY 10023 Tel 212-712-1666
Fax: 212-712-0111; E-mail: venuenyc@aol.com

Cupcake Cafe

522 Ninth Ave., Hell's Kitchen NY 10018 Tel 212-465-1530
Fax: 212-465-1069

Daily Chow

Pan-Asian cuisine.
2 E. 2nd St., East Village NY at Bowery St., Tel 212-254-7887


Very popular Caribbean bar/restaurant. Lots of fun.
103 Greenwich Ave., West Village NY 10014 12th St., Tel 212-924-3160


This dive (in the best sense of the word) has an Asian feel. Choose from their extensive sake menu (hot or cold) and munch on some edamame (soybeans).
240 E. 9th St., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-979-2733


545 Fifth Ave., Midtown NY Tel 212-697-3962


There's never a cover charge in this relaxed yet hot jazz spot.
349 E. 13th St., East Village NY 10003 bet. 1st & 2nd Aves., Tel 212-533-6212
Website: jazzatdetour.com

Dew Drop Inn

Be at ease at this laid back village spot. Grab an outdoor table during the summer and relax.
57 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich Village NY at Perry St., Tel 212-924-8055


A comfortable downtown jazz spot.
174 Orchard St., Lower East Side NY betw Stanton & E.Houston St, Tel 212-780-0313


135 W. 41st St., Fashion District NY betw Broadway & 6th Ave., Tel 212-278-0988


A favorite NY coffeehouse where you can browse through "dating forms" that singles have filled out while enjoying a fantastic Rice Krispie treat.
489 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 83rd/84th Sts., Tel 212-875-1032
Fax: 212-875-1047


Aqua-blue chiffon screens and matching cobalt couches hint at this airy space's paradisiacal theme, which peaks with a 25-foot-wide waterfall twinkling over a gold-tiled wall behind the bar. - CitySearch
28 W. 20th St., Flatiron District NY 10011 betw Fifth & Sixth Ave, Tel 212-627-7867

Eden Bar

2728 Broadway, Upper West Side NY Bet. 84th and 85th, Tel 212-865-5565

Eden Bar & Cafe

...an attempt to Soho-ize the Upper West Side. - TONY Best New Bars
2728 Broadway, Upper West Side NY at 105th St., Tel 212-865-5565

Edge, The

Settle in: There's ample couchseating, art installations, a quasi tiki-bar decor, and one of the most accommodating dart setups in town. - TONY Eating & Drinking Guide 2003
399 E. 10th St., Alphabet City NY betw First & Second Ave, Tel 212-477-2940

Edward Moran Bar & Grill

250 Vesey St., Financial District NY 10281 Tel 212-945-2255


Downstairs bar, upstairs dinning room. American food, viewed through a kaleidoscope of Indian spices.
1030 Second Ave., Sutton Place NY 10010 near 54th St., Tel 212-421-3004

El Teddy's

Choose from more than 30 non-frozen margaritas. Water bowls available for your pooches. Friendly staff. Mexican cuisine available.
219 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013 betw Franklin & White St, Tel 212-941-7070
Fax: 212-941-7074

Elbow Room, The

144 Bleeker St., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-979-8434


Candle-lit two-room lounge/restaurant serving traditional Latino cuisine. Relaxed atmoshere, friendly staff.
145 Avenue C, Alphabet City NY 10009 at 9th St., Tel 212-505-6559


610 W. 56th St., Clinton NY betw Eleventh & Twelth Ave, Tel 212-582-8282


162 Bleeker St., Greenwich Village NY betw Eleventh & Twelfth Ave, Tel 212-777-5154

Fast Folk Cafe

Features acoustic songwriters and musicians.
41 N. Moore St., Tribeca NY 10014 Tel 212-274-1636


206 E. 67th St., Uptown East NY Tel 212-249-4440

Filter 14

The boarded-up doors and slapdash liquor shelf contribute to a friendly, spontaneous vibe, enhanced by racy, stunt-pulling bartenders. Guests may always escape the construction lounge for the bumping dance floor, overseen by international guests... - CitySearch
432 W. 14th St., Meatpacking District NY at Washington St., Tel 212-366-5680

Filthy McNasty's

...a fine place to enjoy a pint of lager with friendly East Villagers and their big dogs. - TONY Best New Bars
179 Essex St., Lower East Side NY betw Houston & Stanton St, Tel 212-260-5515

Finally Fred's

West Village neighborhood bar. Enjoy the outdoor garden during the summer months.
765 Washington St., West Village NY 10048 Tel 212-255-5101

Fish Bar

A friendly bar with great martinis.
237 E. 5th St., East Village NY betw 2nd & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-475-4949

Five Points

A seductive bar where you can slurp oysters and chat with the bar tender.
31 Great Jones, Noho NY 10012 betw Bowery & Lafayette St, Tel 212-253-5700
Website: fivepointsrestaurant.com


Eat steak frites, duck mousse and other delicacies at 4 am on the weekend if you'd like. Very mixed clientele, from tourists and neighborhood regulars to late night party-goers.
69 Gansevoort St., Meatpacking District NY 10014 betw Greenwich & Washington St, Tel 212-989-5779
Fax: 212-645-2498; Website: restaurantflorent.com


...the shining star in battery park city. - CitySearch
320 South End Ave., Battery Park NY 10280 Tel 212-385-6197
Fax: 212-385-6195

Freight 410

A cavernous bar/restaurant serving good bar food. Fun hangout.
410 W. 16th St., Chelsea NY betw Ninth & Tenth Ave, Tel 212-242-6555
Fax: 212-242-8703; Website: freightnyc.com

Frico Bar

402 W. 43rd St., Clinton NY 10036 Tel 212-564-7272
Website: lidiasitaly.com

Fuel at Phebe's

"A D-J ruled spot with a dressier crowd." TONY 2003
359 Bowery, East Village NY 10003 at 4th St., Tel 212-473-9008

Gamut, The

Enjoy your drink in an ornate Victorian couch, at the tall wooden bar or at one of the tables.
102 E. 25th St., Midtown South NY 10024 Tel 212-598-4555

Ginger Man

11 E. 36th St., Murray Hill NY 10016 Tel 212-532-3740

Global 33

The decor is amazing and so is the music. Global 33 can get crowded at times but its worth a visit. Check out their exotic drinks like caipirinhas, negronis, or exotic margaritas.
93 Second Ave., Lower East Side NY 10003 Bet. 5th & 5th Sts., Tel 212-477-8427

Gold Bar

Yup, you guessed it...they have a gold bar.
345 E. 9th St., East Village NY 10003 Tel 212-505-8270


Linger on a fruity cocktail, blueberry julep, lulo daiquiri, or the signature watermelon-flavored vodka.
89 Greenwich Ave., West Village NY 10014 betw Bank & W. 12th St, Tel 212-691-8080
Website: goodrestaurantnyc.com

Gotham Bar & Grill

Intimate, cheerful and welcoming describes the dining room and bar.
12 E. 12th St., Greenwich Village NY 10003 betw 5th Ave. & University Pl., Tel 212-620-4020
Fax: 212-627-7810; E-mail: gothamgm@aol.com
Website: gothambarandgrill.com

Gramercy Park Hotel ****

This hotel in Gramercy New York City has been renovated and redecorated beautifully
2 Lexington Ave., Midtown South NY 10010 at 21st St., Fax 212-505-0535
In New York: 212-475-4320; In USA: 800-221-4083
Website: gramercyparkhotel.com

Grand Saloon

158 E. 23rd St., Kips Bay NY Tel 212-477-6161

Grand Ticino

Hearty, satisfying meals with close to expense account prices.
228 Thompson St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 Tel 212-777-5922

Grange Hall

Great Bar for schmoozing, boozing and cruising. Lethal highballs.
50 Commerce St., West Village NY 10014 (at Barrow St.), Tel 212-924-5246
Fax: 212-255-2117


The diverse, yet mostly straight, crowd makes an eclectic fashion showing, from pimp-daddy to after-work-corporate to tight hipster wear. Check out the specialty drink menu, which features a fine apple martini. - CitySearch
286 Spring St., Hudson Square NY betw Hudson & Varick St, Tel 212-929-4941

Hallo Berlin

Wonderful German cuisine. Great outdoor area for dinner or drinks. Great selection of German beers. Dancing nightly.
626 Tenth Ave., Clinton NY 10036 betw 44th & 45th St, Tel 212-977-1944


The glow has cooled, but it can still attract a scene. - CitySearch
49 Grove St., Greenwich Village NY at Bleecker St., Tel 212-243-8885

Harp Bar & Restaurant

132 W. 32nd St., Midtown South NY Tel 212-947-7799

Hellfire Club, The

A leather and S&M club catering to the adventurous.
28 Ninth Ave., Meatpacking District NY Tel 212-647-0063

Here Theatre

145 Avenue of Americas, Greenwich Village NY 10013 near Spring St., Tel 212-647-0202
Fax: 212-647-0257; Website: here.org

Hi Fi

The digital jukebox holds over 1300 albums. And if that is not incentive enough visit Hi Fi, there is a pool table, pinball machine, and ample seating.
169 Avenue A, East Village NY betw 10th & 11th St, Tel 212-420-8392

Hi-Life Restaurant and Lounge

This leather padded, retro bar/restaurant combines 50's wall furnishings with 70's music, aquarium and sushi bar. The crowd is young and fun-loving.
477 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY @ 83rd St, Tel 212-787-7199
Website: hi-life.com


Not so easy-on-the-eyes but extremely friendly and cheap.
139 W. 33rd St., Midtown South NY Tel 212-244-6120

Hogs & Heifers

859 Washington St., Meatpacking District NY at 13th St, Tel 212-929-0655

Howard Johnson's

Late night crowds come here to eat up fried food and drink diner-quality cocktails.
1551 Broadway, Theater District NY 10036 Tel 212-354-1446

Hudson Bar and Books

Upscale and civilized, come here when you're in the mood for a fine port, sheery or cognac by the glass. Grab a book off the shelf and settle into a plush chair and simply enjoy.
636 Hudson St., West Village NY 100114 betw Horatio & Jane St, Tel 212-229-2642

Hudson Beach Cafe

Charming bar cafe set in an old revitalized arcade. Great for families, couples and friends. Eat, drink, relax and watch the sunset over New Jersey.
Riverside Dr., Riverside Park, Tel 917-567-2743

Hurley's Saloon

232 W. 48th St., Theater District NY 10020 betw Broadway & Eighth Ave., Tel 212-765-8981
Fax: 212-956-3469; Website: hurleyssaloon.com

Hurricane Island

Popular & fun neighborhood bar.
1303 Third Ave., Yorkville NY Btw 74th & 75th Sts., Tel 212-717-6600

I Restaurant Lounge

This restaurant/lounge serves excellent, pricey food. The decor, however, is very lovely and it has one great bar downstairs.
277 Church St., Tribeca NY 10013 betw Franklin & White St, Tel 212-625-0505


Great drinks in a cool ambiance. Perfect for groups.
349 West Broadway, Soho NY 10013 betw Broome & Gr& St, Tel 212-625-1441
Website: ideya.net

Independent, The

All-the-time bar menu that offers items like oysters on the half shell, grilled sirloin burgers and Black Angus steak au poivre.
179 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013 betw Leonard & Worth St, Tel 212-219-2010


The Indochine serves French and Vietnamese food in a decor dominated by palm trees.
430 LaFayette St., Greenwich Village NY 10003 betw Astor Pl. & E. 4th St, Tel 212-505-5111
Fax: 212-477-0397

International Bar

Local bar. Additional seating outback available during the summer months.
120 First Ave., East Village NY btw 6th & 7th Aves, Tel 212-777-9422

Internet Cafe

12 E. 3rd St., East Village NY 10003 Tel 212-614-0747
Fax: 212-614-9423; Website: bigmagic.com


Could be the best in Brazilian cuisine. Great hospitality, modest prices, hearty flavorful cooking and powerful native drinks.
13 W. 46th St., Midtown NY 10036 betw 5th & 6th Ave, Tel 212-730-5848

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden at the Met

For an unparalleled view of NYC visit the rooftop of the Met. The tiny bar offers a selection of spirits, frozen drinks and beers.
1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side NY Tel 212-535-7710

Irish Pub East

221 E. 58th St., Sutton Place NY Tel 212-980-4616

Jazz at the Cajun

Dixieland jazz and modern swing music accompanies the New Orleans style food.
129 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 Tel 212-691-6174
Fax: 212-691-4578; Website: jazzatthecajun.citysearch.com

Jazz Standard

Jazz music club with limited dinner hours. Serving barbecue from Blue Smoke.
116 E. 27th St., Midtown South NY 10016 Lexington Ave., Tel 212-576-2232
Website: jazzstandard.com

Jeremy's Ale House

What keeps the Wall Street crowd coming back are the cheap suds, served in quart-sized Styrofoam cups, and the Eye Opener, an early morning happy hour (8 to 10am). - TONY Eating & Drinking Guide 2003
254 Front St., Fulton NY at Dover St., Tel 212-964-3537


Decor evocative of a New Orleans bordello complete with porch swings. Down home cooking and friendly staff, make this the in-place to be.
630 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY 10036 at 45th St., Tel 212-582-1045
Website: jezebelny.com

JGF Foods

94 Greenwich St., Financial District NY 10006 Tel 212-233-1573

Jim Brady's

Great food & large selection of beers. Popular bar scene.
75 Maiden Ln., Financial District NY Tel 212-425-1300

Johnny Fox's

Great beer garden, sporting wall murals and overflowing trellises. Perfect for those relaxing summer evenings.
316 Third Ave., Midtown South NY btw 23rd &24th Sts, Tel 212-673-5149


Many intriguing varieties of sake to choose from in addition to their fine Japanese cuisine.
71 University Pl., Greenwich Village NY 10003 Tel 212-673-0634


Though it's distractingly loud, Kastro is noted for their excellent martinis.
237 E. 5th St., East Village NY 10003 Tel 212-475-4949

Kate's Joint

58 Avenue B, East Village NY 10009 4th/5th Sts., Tel 212-777-7059

L'Orange Bleue

Serves delicious food and features bellydancing on Mo. night.
430 Broome St., Soho NY 10013 at Crosby St., Tel 212-226-4999
Website: lorangebleue.com

La Cocina

Enjoy a lazy summer evening sipping on fruit margaritas.
W. 185th St., betw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave, Tel 212-874-0770

La Maison de Sade

S & M Supper club serving French cuisine where the most painful thing isn't the bill. Live dominatrix shows nightly.
206 W. 23rd St., Chelsea NY 10011 Btw 7th & 8th Aves, Tel 212-727-2671
E-mail: SnMClub@aol.com; Website: lamaisondesade.com

Landmark Tavern

Wonderfully preserved Midtown West tavern, established in 1868. Once a popular speakeasy, today, a part of NYC history. Great tasting English pub grub.
626 Eleventh Ave., Clinton NY 10036 at 46th St, Tel 212-757-8595

Le Bar Bat

Multi-level restaurant/ bar/club with cavernous bat theme. Caters to an after-work eclectic mix of young professionals. Live music. American cuisine.
311 W. 57th St., Clinton NY 10019 betw 7th & 8th Ave, Tel 212-307-7228
E-mail: info@lebarbat.com; Website: lebarbat.com

Le Cigar

Cigar Bar
151 E. 50th St., Midtown NY 10022 betw Lexington & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-753-1144

Library Bar, The

...blends impeccable service with corporate convenience and old-world charm. - TONY Best New Bars
140 E. 63rd St., Lenox Hill NY at Lexington Ave., Tel 212-715-6913

Life Cafe

Cozy neighborhood bar with outdoor tables, great for those summer evenings.
343 E. 10th St., East Village NY 10009 (at Avenue B), Tel 212-477-8791
E-mail: 4.info@lifecafenyc.com; Website: lifecafenyc.com

Liquor Store Bar

Popular Tribecan bar. Enjoy the outdoor drinking area during the summer months.
235 West Broadway, Tribeca NY at White St., Tel 212-226-7121


...Lit has come up with a novel approach: It has built a separate, next-door gallery...the more drinks they sell, the more money they can pump into the galler. - TONY Best Bars
93 Second Ave., Lower East Side NY betw 5th & 6th St, Tel 212-777-7987

Live Bait

The place for frosty brews, kicking bayou grub and lazy Louisana atmosphere
4 E. 23rd St., Kips Bay NY betw Madison Ave & Broadway, Tel 212-353-2400

Loisaida Hayride at C9

Wet your whistle while enjoying the free Monday night jam and Sunday bluegrass jam.
700 E. 9th St., Alphabet City NY at Ave C, Tel 212-358-0048


Hot bar scene. Wonderful eclectic cuisine and rockin' gospel brunch."Fab" party scene. Live funk and R&B.
30 W. 22nd St., Flatiron District NY 10010 Btw 5th & 6th Aves., Fax 212-657-6760
Tel: 212-675-6700; E-mail: lolany@usa.net

Ludlow Bar

Diverse crowd, DJ's mix house, funk, soul and drum 'n bass after 10 every night.
165 Ludlow St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Houston & Stanton St), Tel 212-353-0536

Luke's Bar & Grill

You can find an animated and unpretentious crowd here while you enjoy your drink or an early evening dinner.
1394 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 betw 79th & 80th St, Tel 212-249-7070

Luna Park

Outdoor cafe flanked most days by the stalls of Greenmarket. Perfect for those summer afternoons.
50 E. 17th St., Flatiron District NY 10003 At Union Square Park, Tel 212-475-8464

M & R Bar

Ideal for after-work cocktails.
264 Elizabeth St., NoLita NY betw Houston & Prince St, Tel 212-226-0559

M C Exhange

The bar is dark the beer is cheap... - CitySearch
28 Trinity Pl., Financial District NY 10006 Tel 212-509-0205


Popular with the after work crowd. During the summer months enjoy the tranquil view of the Seaport and the city skyline.
South St. Seaport, South St. Seaport NY third floor, Tel 212-732-0007

Madame Romaine de Lyon

132 E. 61st St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 Park/Lexington, Tel 212-758-2422


Kick back in a neon-green vintage chair, clutch a cold draft in your fist, and mike it dissappear. - TONY Eating & Drinking Guide 2003
118 Rivington St., Lower East Side NY betw Esex & Norfolk St, Tel 212-673-7851

Manhattan Country Club

An after work type club with excellent Italian cuisine. The full bar features 18 types of beer. Open for lunch and dinner. A great place for after work get togethers.
65 W. 55th St., Midtown NY 10019 Bet. 5th & 6th Aves., Tel 212-581-5436


Features a great jukebox and a friendly atmosphere.
99 Avenue B, Alphabet City NY Tel 212-982-2511

Marc Ballroom

Run by the Manhattan Dance Society, this social venue is usually crowded with serious dancers. DJ provides the music and there's a 10$ cover charge.
Union Sq. W., Union Square NY 10003 Tel 212-243-7679
Tel: 212-734-4028

Mare Chiaro

176 Mulberry St., Little Italy NY betweween Broome & Gr& St, Tel 212-226-9345

Mark's Restaurant & Bar

A mellow, classy, unpretentious cocktail lounge.
25 E. 77th St., Upper East Side NY 10021 in the Mark Hotel, Tel 212-879-1864
Website: themarkhotel.com

Mars Bar

Can be a bit intimidating due to the dive-ness of this bar. Mostly barflies and regulars hang out and drink and drink.
25 E. 1st St., East Village NY Tel 212-473-9842


Neighborhood bar with small outdoor seating area.
1469 Third Ave., Yorkville NY at 83rd St, Tel 212-879-1717

Max Fish

This intentional dive is full of suburbanites playing pool and arcade games.
178 Ludlow St., Lower East Side NY 10002 Tel 212-529-3959


Great DJs and soul/Caribbean food.
14 Avenue A, East Village NY Tel 212-475-8500

Merchants NY

Simple Asian artifacts, wave-shaped bar, and warm and sensual colors combine to create a very comfortable atmosphere catering to an upscale after-work crowd.
Tel 212-243-5131
E-mail: marcia@merchantsny.com; Website: merchantsny.com

Merchants NY - Chelsea

New American eats.
112 Seventh Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 16th & 17th St, Tel 212-366-7267
Website: merchantsny.com

Merchants NY - Uptown East

New American eats.
1125 First Ave., Uptown East NY 10021 at 62nd St., Tel 212-832-1551
Website: merchantsny.com

Mercury Bar

New York City New York Located in the heart of the Theater district serving Lunch, dinner, brunch 2 big screen TVs to watch all sporting events
659 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY 10036 Tel 212-262-7755
Fax: 212-262-7759; E-mail: manager@mercurybarnyc.com
Website: mercurybarnyc,com

Merlot Bar & Grill

American / Continental Restaurant with a great bar. Jazz music nightly.
48 W. 63rd St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 Tel 212-363-7568
Fax: 212-977-4356

Mica Bar

Wonderful vodka/sake bar with a great open rooftop deck.
252 E. 51st St., Sutton Place NY 10022 Bet. 2nd & 3rd Ave., Tel 212-888-2453
Fax: 212-888-1746

Michelangelo Lobby Lounge

Soft piano music fills this comfortable lobby lounge. Piano 18:30-23:00 (usually).
W. 51st St., at 7th Ave., Tel 212-765-1900


...Gunness-sipping hordes huddled under the glow of the neon Schafer beer sign. - TONY Eating & Drinking Guide
51 East Houston St., Greenwich Village NY betw Mott & Mulberry, Tel 212-226-8844

Milk & Honey

134 Eldridge St., Chinatown NY betw Broome & Delancey, Tel 212-219-1775

Mitch's Place

Great bar with a wonderful outdoor area on a cozy tree-lined street. Indoor admire the colonial-style paintings.
134 Reade St., Tribeca NY at Hudson, Tel 212-226-8928

Mixx Lounge

Upscale bar with mixed crowd.
84 Seventh Ave. So., West Village NY 10001 Tel 212-243-7888
Website: mixxlounge.com

MJ Grill

Casual younger sibling of MarkJosephs Steakhouse. Good burgers, ribs, etc. Nice bar.
110 John St., Financial District NY 10038 betw Cliff & Pearl St, Tel 212-346-9848
Website: mjgrill.com

Mojo's Pub

A friendly and relaxing neighborhood bar.
161 East Houston St., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-228-4143


Features cheap drink specials and pool tables.
224 Avenue B, East Village NY Tel 212-353-3780


Swanky and full of celebrities. A gossip column favorite where movie stars, publicists, and various other high profiles grace the scene. Dress to impress and bring some money (drinks start at 7$). (Between Charles and West 10th St.)
133 Seventh Ave. So., Greenwich Village NY 10001 Tel 212-989-1414

Morgan's (Morgan Hotel)

Corporate and entertainment world executives haunt this super stylish cosmopolitan hotel bar.
237 Madison Ave., Murray Hill NY Btwn 37th & 38th St, Tel 212-726-7600
Website: nybytes.com

Moscow Restaurant & Cabaret

Russian cuisine served by a top-notch service staff in silk-upholstered dining room. 3 floors. Discotheque, Cabaret & Russian DJ one night a week on ground floor.
137 E. 55th St., Midtown NY 10022 at Lexington Ave., Tel 212-813-1313

Motor City Bar

Nightly drink specials. DJs spin all kinds of rock-n-roll.
127 Ludlow St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Rivington & Delancey St, Tel 212-358-1595

Museum Cafe

This is a good spot to stop at after visiting The Museum of Natural History. High ceilings and sparce, minimalist atmosphere with neighborhood crowd.
Columbus Ave., (77th St), Tel 212-799-0150

Mustang Harry's

Beautiful pub with live Irish or non-Irish rock on Saturdays, daily lunch & dinner specials & many TVs for watching sports.
352 Seventh Ave., Chelsea NY 10001 betw 29th & 30th St, Tel 212-268-8930


Tiny tapas bar with over 20 sherries on its menu and flamenco dancing on Wednesday nights.
33 Crosby St., Soho NY 10013 betw Broome & Gr& St, Tel 212-219-8856

Nancy Whiskey Pub

1 Lispenard St., Tribeca NY at West Broadway, Tel 212-226-9943


717 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY 10019 Tel 212-399-1960


Tri-story bar and restaurant.
966 Second Ave., Sutton Place NY at 51st St., Tel 212-888-1737
Website: nessabar.com

New York City OTB The Select Club

165 Water St., Financial District NY 10038 Reservations 212-785-0478

New York City OTB The Winners Circle

515 Seventh Ave., Fashion District NY 10018 at 38th St., Group Sales 212-221-5200
Reservations: 212-730-4900

Nice Guy Eddie's

A 70's rock theme bar with a Cajun/Southwest flair.
5 Avenue A, East Village NY 10009 at Houston Street, Tel 212-253-1666
Website: niceguyeddies.com

No Moore

A relaxed, artsy crowd gathers here to enjoy 70's rock and a laid-back atmosphere.
234 West Broadway, Tribeca NY Tel 212-925-2595

No Name Bar

121 St. Marks Pl., East Village NY


Wide-open spaces, sleek-but-comfy furnishings and chill lighting add up to a vibe that's chic but not chichi. - TONY Best New Bars
310 Spring St., Hudson Square NY betw Greenwich & Hudson St, Tel 646-613-8520


This cavernous dance club hosts a variety of parties throughout the week. Great setting and social atmosphere. Drag shows on Thu. & Sa.
22 Seventh Ave. So., West Village NY Leroy St., Tel 212-293-0323
Fax: 212-293-0324

O'Hara's Restaurant & Pub

120 Cedar St., Financial District NY 10006 betw. Greenwich St & Trinity Pl., Tel 212-267-3032

O'Nieal's Grand Street

Dark mahogany paneling and an elegant bar sets the tone for this yuppie trendy power scene. Fine food and wine and a pleasent staff. A real class act.
174 Grand St., Little Italy NY 10013 betw. Center & Mulberry, Tel 212-941-9119
Website: onieals.com

Obeca Li

This huge, gorgeous setup on multiple levels and a sophisticated Asian menu of innovative dishes both "raw and cooked" the fantastic space makes for a great show.
62 Thomas, Tribeca NY 10013 Tel 212-393-9887
Fax: 212-964-8070; E-mail: reikaobecali@aol.com
Website: obecali.com


Exceptionally delicious American cuisine. Eye-catching dining room, popular bar.
145 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013 betw Duane & Thomas St, Tel 212-233-0507
Website: theodeonrestaurant.com


This dance club is great for relaxing or meeting new people. Attracts an older upscale clientele.
539 W. 21st St., Chelsea NY betw 10th & 11th Ave, Tel 212-229-1618
Fax: 212-367-7322


Features live drag shows on Mo. & Thu. and outside seating (seasonal).
175 Second Ave., Lower East Side NY Tel 212-475-1530

Osteria Del Circo

Upscale place to stop for a drink. Nice outdoor seating area.
120 W. 55th St., Midtown NY 10019 betw 6th & 7th Ave, Tel 212-265-3636
Website: osteriadelcirco.com

Oyster Bar at the Plaza

Located inside the Plaza hotel, the Oyster bar has great food for a high price and the English pub setting isn't to bad either.
768 Fifth Ave., Midtown NY 10019 Tel 212-546-5340
Website: fairmont.com

P.D. O'Hurley's

174 W. 72nd St., Lincoln Center NY Tel 212-873-1900
Fax: 212-873-6317; Website: pdohurleys.com

Parlay Lounge

206 Avenue A, East Village NY 1009 betw 12th & 13th St, Tel 212-228-6231


Italian tapas and Italian wines in East Village area New York Times review
234 E. 4th St., East Village NY 10009 bet. Aves. A & B, Tel 212-253-2038


A fairly new bar/restaurant that sports a Mediterranean style.
28 Avenue B, East Village NY Tel 212-673-1999

Pioneer Bar

You won't find a hitching post or covered wagon at Pioneer Bar, though this stretch of the Bowery still has a frontier feel. - TONY Eating & Drinking Guide 2003
218 betw Prince & Spring St, Tel 212-334-0484

Planet 28

215 W. 28th St., Chelsea NY 10001 Tel 212-643-1199
Website: planet28.com

Playwright Tavern & Restaurant

202 W. 49th St., Theater District NY 10019 Tel 212-262-9263
Fax: 212-664-0563; Website: playwrighttavern.com


Get your classic Italian cuisine fix at this old world joint. Nice classy black tie staff too.
1578 First Ave., Yorkville NY 10028 at 82nd St., Tel 212-861-8608
Website: primaveranyc.com


1920's style speakeasy. Stylish and fashionable. Contemporary American cuisine. Complimentary jazz and blues music. Pool table.
503 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 btn 84/85 sts, Tel 212-579-3100
Website: prohibition.net

Psycho Mungo's

This cheap neighborhood bar houses a great alternative jukebox.
Avenue A, Tel 212-533-2209

Puffy's Tavern

A mellow neighborhood bar that attracts locals and artists.
81 Hudson St., Tribeca NY 10013 At Harrison St., Tel 212-766-9159

Punch and Judy

Charming Lower East Side wine bar and restaurant features more than 20 wines from around the world
26 Clinton St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Houston & Stanton St, Tel 212-982-1116

Punch Bar and Grill

Eclectic American bar and bistro. The crowd consists of mostly young artists, fashion designers, Europeans, and aging hippies.
913 Broadway, Flatiron District NY 10010 betw 20th & 21st St, Tel 212-673-6333
Website: punch-nyc.com

Raccoon Lodge

This TriBeCa neighborhood dive comes complete wiith a jukebox and a pool table. The crowd consists of artists, locals, wallstreeters, and tourists.
59 Warren St., Financial District NY 10007 Tel 212-766-9656


Wonderfully prepared French cuisine. Bistro style dining room, great friendly atmosphere.
180 Prince St., Soho NY 10012 betw Sullivan & Thompson St, Tel 212-966-3518
Tel: 888-726-8569; E-mail: raoul@raouls.com
Website: raouls.com


12 E. 22nd St., Flatiron District NY Tel 212-420-1777

Raven Cafe, The

Beer and wine only. A post-graduate alternative crowd mopes around here.
194 Avenue A, East Village NY 10009 Tel 212-529-4712


Great place to hang out after work. Try finding a spot on the outdoor deck.
310 Spring St., Hudson Square NY betw Greenwich & Renwick St, Tel 212-590-6050

Red Bench Bar

A friendly neighborhood bar.
107 Suffolk St., Lower East Side NY Tel 212-274-9120

Red Blazer Jazz

32 W. 37th St., Fashion District NY 10018 5th/6th Ave, Tel 212-947-8940
Fax: 212-629-5952

Red Rock West

Hardcore biker bar doling out cheap beer by the gallons.
457 W. 17th St., Chelsea NY at 10th Ave, Tel 212-366-5359

Red Strype

35 Crosby St., Soho NY Tel 212-274-9565


Sit down to tasty noodles and Pan-Asian cuisine. This establishment is popular for being an affordable and chic restaurant and bar.
37 Union Sq. W., Union Square NY 10003-3217 betw 16th & 17th St, Tel 212-627-7172
Website: thinknoodles.com


Tucked into a residential section near Union Square, the bar offers a quiet, serene split level patio swarming with plants. Inside is a little bit noiser.
129 E. 15th St., Gramercy Park NY betw Irving Pl & Fifth Ave, Tel 212-253-8061


Beautifully decorated bar and restaurant. Great French cuisine prepared by former Gramercy Tavern chief. Extensive wine list.
63 Gansevoort St., Meatpacking District NY 10014 betw Greenwich & Washington St, Tel 212-367-8440
Website: rhonenyc.com

Riverrun Cafe

Littered with local artists and a loyal neighborhood clientele.
176 Franklin St., Tribeca NY Tel 212-966-3894

Robert Emmett's

694 Eighth Ave., Theater District NY 10036 at 44th St., Tel 212-302-9999
Fax: 212-575-9611; E-mail: robertemmetts@aol.com


Traditional German restaurant/bar providing a huge selection of German beers. Great place to celerbrate Christmas with its lavishly festive decor.
281 Third Ave., Gramercy Park NY 10010 at 22nd St, Tel 212-473-8718
Fax: 212-505-2064

Room 143

...aims for a sexy vibe with flickering votives, blue-velvet curtains, dark-wood tables and walls painted a soothing shade of ember. - TONY Best New Bars
143 Madison Ave., Midtown South NY betw 31st & 32nd St, Tel 212-684-0004

Room, The

Serves mostly wine & beer.
144 Sullivan St., Soho NY 10012 Tel 212-477-2102

Rudy's Bar & Grill

Long time resident of Hell's Kitchen. Lots of beer and free hotdogs. Outdoor seating area available during the summer months.
627 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY btw 44th &45th Sts, Tel 212-974-9169


Artists, designers, musicians, models, and actors come here to relax and have a good time at the Velveteen Party on Tuesday nights.
222 W. 23rd St., Chelsea NY Tel 212-255-4646

Shark Bar

Primarily a bustling bar and meeting place, but the Southern cooking is hearty and delicious.
307 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10023 betw 74th & 75th St, Tel 212-874-8500
Fax: 212-501-8849

Sharz Cafe and Wine Bar

The Sharz Cafe and Wine Bar is a full service wine bar and coffee bar serves Italian and Mediterranean fusion cuisine, the space is ideal for office meetings, book clubs, bridal showers, school groups, and holiday parties.
435 E. 86th St., Yorkville NY 10028 Tel 212-369-1010
Fax: 212-369-0291; Website: sharzcafe.com

Sidewalk Cafe

Video games, downstair pool room and live music are some of the attraction to this unpretentious East Village hangout.
94 Avenue A, East Village NY Tel 212-473-7373

Sin Sin

Sin Sin does the swanky Noho bar thing with cutting-edge techno DJs, claiming the old home of Svoboda. - CitySearch
515 E. 5th St., East Village NY at Second Ave., Tel 212-253-2222

Single Room Occupancy

360 W. 53rd St., Clinton NY Tel 212-765-6299


No bigger than a rec room, Sip is tricked out iwth cute, classy little Art Deco stools and velvet paneling. - TONY Best New Bars
998 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY at 109th St., Tel 212-749-5100

Smokin' Al's

Real Southern barbecue, smoked BBQ ribs, oversized BBQ sandwiches, chicken, homemade side dishes, kids menu, Smokin' Al's Famous BBQ Sauces. Full bar and take-out
Website: smokinals.com


Upscale bar. Columbia U area. Live music every Sun and Wed. Definately for the young, artsy graduate type thinkers and drinkers.
998 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10001 betw 108th & 109th St, Tel 212-678-0098

Soho Soho

475 West Broadway, Soho NY Tel 212-677-7172


Modernist pub for sophisticates & Village regulars. Also has a pool table and Happy Hour from 4pm-8pm daily, $3 drafts.
232 E. 9th St., Greenwich Village NY 10003 Tel 212-375-0297


Enjoy the offbeat jukebox and unpretentious atmosphere.
507 E. 5th St., East Village NY 10009 Tel 212-228-5680

SouthWest NY

Over 50 margaritas to choose from.
2 World Financial Center, Battery Park NY 10281 Tel 212-945-0528
Website: southwestny.com

Spring Lounge

48 Spring St., NoLita NY Tel 212-965-1774

St. Nick's Pub

Hosts good music but come early, it fills up fast!
773 St. Nicholas Ave., Audubon NY 10031 Tel 212-283-9728

Standard Notions

A spunky cocktail lounge with happy hour, Su-Th 24-2.
161 Ludlow St., Lower East Side NY 10002 Tel 212-473-3535

Stingy Lulu's

Fifties-style diner where drag-queens and neon lighting make the ambiance. Full Bar.
129 St. Marks Pl., East Village NY Tel 212-674-3545


NY's hottest DJs spinning the best hip hop, house, & classics on our state-of-the-art sound system, complete with intelligent lighting & special effects.
915 Broadway, Flatiron District NY 10010 at 21st St., Tel 212-505-7400
Fax: 212-505-5529; Website: stratanyc.com

Studio 84

3534 Broadway, Morningside Heights NY Tel 212-234-8484

Suite 16

Cozy hangout for those of us who enjoy good music, great drinks, top notch service.
127 Eighth Ave., West Village NY 10014 Tel 212-627-1680

Supper Club, The

Huge and beautiful with lots of dance space. Dress: Jackets for men, no jeans, no sneakers.
240 W. 47th St., Theater District NY 10036 betw Broadway & 8th Ave, Tel 212-921-1940
E-mail: supperclub@aol.com; Website: thesupperclub.com

Sweet & Vicioius

Wanne-be trendoids and bona fide hipsters battle for late-night bench space along this cavernous hollow's easter wall while hard-core drinkers cling to the wooden bar. - TONY Eating & Drinking Guide 2003
5 Spring St., NoLita NY betw Bowery & Elizabetwh St, Tel 212-334-7915

Sweet and Vicious

Rustic SoHo bar with an ivy-walled, partially shaded garden. Great place to relax and have a quiet drink.
5 Spring St., NoLita NY 10001 Tel 212-334-7915


146 Orchard St., Lower East Side NY 10001 Tel 212-673-0799

Swing 46 Jazz and Supper Club

Live swing & big band music.
349 W. 46th St., Clinton NY 10036 Tel 212-262-9554
Website: swing46.com

Table XII (formerly Etoile)

Nice place for a quiet drink and get together with friends.
109 E. 56th St., Midtown NY 10022 Tel 212-750-5656
Website: tablexii.com

Tap A Keg

Your basic neighborhood bar with pool, music, t.v and beer. Lots of beer.
2731 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10024 Tel 212-749-1734

Taperia Madrid

Authentic Spanish cuisine seasoned to perfection. Great tapas. Perfect Sangria. Friendly staff.
1471 Second Ave., Yorkville NY Betw 76th & 77th St, Tel 212-794-2923

Tapioca Room, The

45 W. 21st St., Flatiron District NY Tel 212-627-7770

Tar Bar

Friendly relaxed atmosphere , with pool table, older ex-disco crowd.
1412 First Ave., Yorkville NY Btwn 74th & 75th St, Tel 212-570-5704

Tavern on Jane

Attracts an "interesting" crowd of locals.
31 Eighth Ave., West Village NY Tel 212-675-2526

Tavern on the Green

Glamorous bar with a great view of Central Park. Patio seating. A great after-work place.
Central Pk. W., Central Park NY 10023 (at 67th St.), Tel 212-873-3200
Fax: 212-580-4265; Website: tavernonthegreen.com

Tenth Street Lounge

There is an attitude at this bar and you'll have to pay a cover charge to experience it.
212 E. 10th St., East Village NY Tel 212-473-5252

TGI Friday's - Chelsea

1 Penn Plaza, Chelsea NY 10019 Tel 212-630-0342

TGI Friday's - Fashion District

484 Eighth Ave., Fashion District NY 10001 at 34th st, Tel 212-630-0309

TGI Friday's - Financial District

47 Broadway, Financial District NY 10006 at Trinity Place, Tel 212-483-8322

TGI Friday's - Midtown

Great place to relax, have a drink and meet friends.
761 Seventh Ave., Midtown NY 10009 at 5Oth st, Tel 212-767-8349
Tel: 800-374-3297; Website: tgifridays.com

TGI Friday's - Midtown

47 E. 42nd St., Midtown NY 10017 betw Madison & V&erbilt Ave, Tel 212-922-5671

TGI Friday's - Midtown

677 Lexington Ave., Midtown NY 10018 at E. 56th St., Tel 212-339-8858

TGI Friday's - Rockefeller Center

604 Fifth Ave., Rockefeller Center NY 10023 Bet.48th & 49th Sts., Tel 212-767-8335

The Bank Cafe

Knock back a beer and enjoy the great diversity of middle America. Play a game of pool or watch sports on the TV.
431 Third Ave., Kips Bay NY at 30th St, Tel 212-725-5999

The Bar

All are welcome whether your style is suits or chains. Friendly crowd. Great pool table and jukebox.
68 Second Ave., East Village NY at 4th St, Tel 212-674-9714

The Modern- Bar Room

9 W. 53rd St., Midtown NY 10019 Bet. 5th & 6th Aves., Tel 212-333-1220
Website: themodernnyc.com

The Rink Bar

We know its summertime when Rockerfeller Center under goes a transformation. Camouflaged with plenty of trees and flower boxes, this bar is a great place for a romantic evening.
1 Rockefeller Center, Rockefeller Center NY promenade level, Tel 212-956-2888

The Vig Bar

Downtown, hip, 20's and 30's crowd.
12 Spring St., NoLita NY 10012 Tel 212-625-0011

The Wheeltapper Pub

This midtown bar offers a small relaxing outdoor seating area free from the bustling traffic.
141 E. 44th St., Midtown NY Grand Central Hotel, Tel 212-351-6800

The World Bar

Very expensive, good for celebrity watching.
845 United Nations, Turtle Bay NY In the Trump World Tower, Tel 212-935-9361

Thom's Bar

60 Thompson St., Soho NY 10012 Betw Spring & Broome, Tel 212-431-0400

Time Out

Loud, boisterous, chaotic and fun best describes this bar/restaurant. 28 strategically placed TVs and a 30 seat deck out back.
349 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 Bet. 76th & 77th Sts, Tel 212-362-5400

Tin Lizzy

A post-graduate meet market.
1647 Second Ave., Yorkville NY betw 85th & 86th St, Tel 212-288-7983

Tir Na Nog Bar & Grill

Authentic Irish pub with friendly staff. 25 beers on tap.
5 Pennsylvania Plaza, Chelsea NY 10001 betw 33rd & 34th St, Tel 212-630-0249

Tortilla Flats

A friendly Tex-Mex joint with fantastic inexpensive eats. Features outdoor seating. and happy hour Mon.-Thurs. 16:00 to 19:00.
767 Washington St., West Village NY 10014 Cor. of W. 12th St., Tel 212-243-1053
Website: tortillaflatsnyc.com

Totem NYC

...serves beer, wine and an array of fruity herbal cocktails... - TONY Best New Bars
505 E. 12th St., East Village NY betw Ave A & B, Tel 212-288-3868

Town Crier

Caters to a mid-20, early 30-something crowd. Go to watch a game and have fun.
303 E. 53rd St., Sutton Place NY

TriBeCa Grill

Co-owned by Robert DeNiro and Drew Nieporent serving American cuisine with a delicious unique twist in a dignified setting.
375 Greenwich St., Tribeca NY 10013 at Franklin St., Tel 212-941-3900
Fax: 212-941-3915; Website: myriadrestaurantgroup.com


Attracts a more mature gay crowd than your average Christopher St. bar.
114 Christopher St., West Village NY 10014 betw Bleecker & Hudson St, Tel 212-741-9641

Typhoon Restaurant & Brewery

Modern Thai food accompanied by microbrews, scotches, tequilas, and wines. They also brew six beers on-site. Corporates and lawyers on weeknights, young hipsters on the weekends.
22 E. 54th St., Midtown NY 10022 betw Madison & 5th Ave, Tel 212-754-9006
Fax: 212-754-9012

Uncle Ming's

...formerly home to an illegal after-hours club, and word has't yet gotten around. - TONY Best New Bars
12 Avenue B, East Village NY betw 13th & 14th St, Tel 212-979-8506

Union Bar

Stylish Park Ave South bar with mix of jazz and funk music and sophisticated and neat corporate crowd.
204 Park Ave. So., Union Square NY Tel 212-674-2105


175 Second Ave., Lower East Side NY Tel 212-260-3200


Great place to unwind. Noted for having a wine list "the size of a phone book".
43 E. 20th St., Flatiron District NY 10003 betw Broadway & Park Ave. S., Tel 212-353-3700
E-mail: info@veritas-nyc.com; Website: veritas-nyc.com


...low-key, vaguely European joint where you sit down for a quick glass of vino, only to stagger to your feet eight hours later... - TONY Best New Bars
1483 Second Ave., Yorkville NY betw 77th & 78th St, Tel 212-452-3354


563 W. 23rd St., Chelsea NY


Enjoy a drink at a table with some friends or hit the dance floor. This popular club is cozy and classy.
525 Broome St., Soho NY 10013 Tel 212-625-1717

Victory Cafe

Features a midnight happy hour (Mo.-We.).
1604 Third Ave., Yorkville NY Tel 212-348-3650

Vig Bar

A hip, mellow, comfy bar.
12 Spring St., NoLita NY Tel 212-625-0011

Village Idiot

A dive, but popular. The clientele is at times sketchy but if you want some cheap drinks this is the place to be. All-in-all a cozy place, there's even a snapping turtle you can feed.
355 W. 14th St., Chelsea NY 10014 Tel 212-989-7334

Village Vanguard

The quintessential jazz bar. Most of the Jazz Greats have played here at one time or another which is why it has achieved legendary status. If you like good jazz, it's a must see. Shows at 21:30 & 23:30 nightly and another at 1:00 on Fr & Sa nights.
178 Seventh Ave., Chelsea NY 10014 at 11th St., Tel 212-255-4037
Website: villagevanguard.com

Vintage New York Wine Bar

Elegant wine bar featuring an extensive wine list, 56 seats on two levels, including a balcony that overlooks the tasting room, it is a stylish and comfortable room; offer more than 200 wines by the glass, and a creative menu of wine-friendly food
482 Broome St., Soho NY 10013 at Wooster St., Tel 212-226-9463
E-mail: info@vintagenewyork.com; Website: vintagenewyork.com

Vintage Restaurant

Close to paradise serving good tapas with well crafted martinis, 18 varieties of bottled beer.
753 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY 10019 Tel 212-581-4655

Von Bar

This small horseshoe shaped wine bar clads dark woods, antique mirrors, and a distinctly twenty something crowd. On weekends the music is hip-hop and soul mix.
3 Bleeker St., Noho NY 10012 betw Bowery & Elizabetwh St, Tel 212-473-3039
Website: vonbar.com

Vudu Lounge

304 E. 39th St., Kips Bay NY Tel 212-685-1556

Walker Stage

56 Walker St., Tribeca NY betw Broadway & Church St,


Set in a building from 1890, this bar is relaxing & traditional.
16 N. Moore St., Tribeca NY 10013 Tel 212-941-0142

Water Club Restaurant

Formal upscale bar. Perfect while waiting for your table.
500 E. 30th St., Murray Hill NY 10016 Tel 212-683-3333
Fax: 212-696-4099; E-mail: waterclub@aol.com
Website: thewaterclub.com

Waterfront Ale House

A laid back bar with a wide selection of beers.
540 Second Ave., Kips Bay NY Tel 212-696-4104


New penthouse bar - the latest from Patrick Campi.
425 West St., West Village NY Tel 212-242-4375

West Bank Cafe

Lively congenial Theater District restaurant & bar serving excellent continental cuisine.
407 W. 42nd St., Clinton NY 10036 Manhattan Plaza, Tel 212-695-6909

West End

Mainly a beer joint but now serving summer favorites such as pina coladas.Popular with Columbia University students. Enjoy jazz performances on a sporadic schedule.
2911 Broadway, Morningside Heights NY 10025 betw 113th & 114th St, Tel 212-662-8830

Wetlands Preserve

Dark cavernous club with many live bands on its roster. The club is known for its "hippie" atmosphere because of the Grateful Dead-inspired bands that frequently perform and the politically/environmentally active minded people who hang out there. But it is more diverse than that and worth a visit.
161 Hudson St., Tribeca NY 10013 Laight St., Tel 212-966-4225
Website: wetlands-preserve.org

Whiskey Bar at the Paramount Hotel

Nice bar for tourists and the after-work crowd. Located in the cool and modern Paramount Hotel.
235 W. 46th St., Theater District NY Tel 212-819-0404

Whiskey Park (Trump Parc Hotel)

Professional and tourist crowd. Leather couches, cushioned window sills, dark and classy. Nice view of the horse carriage rides through the park.
100 Central Pk. So., Central Park NY @ 6th Ave, Tel 212-307-9222

Whiskey Ward

The no-nonsense drinks are stiff and cheap... - TONY Eating & Drinking Guide 2003 between Delancey and Rivington Sts.
121 Essex St., Lower East Side NY betw Delancey & Rivington St, Tel 212-477-2998

Wilson's Bar and Grill

Great live music. Attracts a 30-something crowd.
201 W. 79th St., Upper West Side NY At the Lucerne Hotel, Tel 212-769-0100


An enthusiastic mixed crowd meets here to belt out popular tunes. Be prepared to wait a bit for your turn.
104 Bayard St., Chinatown NY 10013 betw Baxter & Mulberry St, Tel 212-732-2384

Wollensky's Grill

Little Midtown pub/grill serves quality burgers and steaks
201 E. 49th St., Sutton Place NY 10017 at 3rd Ave., Tel 212-753-0444
Website: smithandwollensky.com

Wreck Room

Draws a college crowd with a great vibe.
116 Macdougal St., Greenwich Village NY betw Bleecker & W.3rd. St, Tel 212-253-1843

WXOU Radio

A wide selection of music on the jukebox and great happy hour specials.
558 Hudson St., West Village NY betw Perry & W.11th St,

XS New York

Multi-level, imaginative game arena with high-tech entertainment..a virutual reality arcade! To boot you'll find a restaurant, microbrewery & cybercafe. The website has interactive games & information on virtual reality, laser tag & the Cyber Cafe.
1457 Broadway, Fashion District NY 10036 Just off 42nd St in Times Square, Tel 212-398-5467
In USA: 888-972-7529; Website: xsnewyork.com


Attracts an artsy crowd.
353 Greenwich St., Tribeca NY Tel 212-274-9403

Ye Olde Tripple Inn

Cheap drinks and friendly atmosphere.
263 W. 54th St., Midtown NY Tel 212-245-9849


About as country as it gets on the upper West Side. $2.50 shots all day, and a jukebox loaded with country classics.
2156 Broadway, Upper West Side NY btw 75th & 76th Ave, Tel 212-873-9852


This bar has a cozy fireplace and a bunch of rooms.
645 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY At 45th St., Tel 212-957-9197

Zinc Bar

The smallest jazz bar in NYC. Flamenco music on Fr, Brazilian on Sa and Su.
90 West Houston St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 Tel 212-477-8337
Website: zincbar.com