78 Below

78 Below

380 Columbus Ave. (btwn 78th & 79th St.), New York, NY 10024
Hours:
Open until 4:00am (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 4:00 PM–4:00 AM
  • Sun
    • Noon–4:00 AM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)

Life Jazz, Blues and Rock music almost every night. No cover, just buy 2 drinks.

5.0/10

Based on 105 votes

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  • "... only honor the first person per night. Don't bother. This place sucks." (2 tips)
  • "nicest bartender ever. ordered French fries off the menu and..." (6 tips)
  • "... (a quality back-line + bands get 2-3 hrs to stretch out), is a much..." (3 tips)
  • m. le g.

    The free kamikaze ain't free. It's bullshit. The bartender told me its only for one person per night. Again, bullshit.

    m. le g. · March 31, 2013
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  • SteveO

    Shady special honoring. ..or lack there of

    SteveO · February 24, 2013
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  • Taffy M.

    They charge $7.50 for a glass of plain club soda...no refill..it cost more than the beers I bought my husband. Absolutely ridiculous.

    Taffy M. · December 22, 2012
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  • Sam Z.

    The special is a joke. They only honor the first person per night. Don't bother. This place sucks.

    Sam Z. · March 23, 2013
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  • Glen M.

    78 Below, both fan-friendly (no cover) & musician-friendly (a quality back-line + bands get 2-3 hrs to stretch out), is a much needed UWS live-music spot. Dig it & tip your bartender & waitress well!

    Glen M. · June 24, 2012
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  • Richard B.

    Finally! A bar for middle-aged white dudes on the UWS

    Richard B. · October 31, 2012
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  • Ifdawg

    What a great place, the drummer from Wings, and one of the Blue Brothers. Best live music venue I have been to in New York so far

    Ifdawg · August 1, 2012
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  • Mitchell C.

    If your opinion of a music joint is based solely on whether or not you get your freebie, you're a soulless hipster who shouldn't be allowed to darken the welcome mat of ANY establishment. 78 B rocks.

    Mitchell C. · April 21, 2013
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  • Ashley W.

    This place is awesome! Great drinks and amazing live music!

    Ashley W. · August 16, 2012
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  • @M@ND@

    I found my new spot!!!!!!!!!!!

    @M@ND@ · July 7, 2013
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  • EB

    catch Fausto and the Weeds if you can

    EB · June 16, 2013
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  • Justice P.

    Awesome place to drink

    Justice P. · June 15, 2013
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  • Holly

    This place rocks! Laid back vibe to enjoy some good music

    Holly · June 12, 2013
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  • Holly S.

    Come see me I bartend M-Wed-Fri until 8 pm. Great food. Xo

    Holly S. · May 1, 2013
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  • Cee D.

    Wait to show your checkin for when you want your shot

    Cee D. · March 31, 2013
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  • Berto K.

    Great music!!

    Berto K. · March 21, 2013
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  • Brent H.

    Taffy, is there another pl in UWS you can see awesome established bands for free? Let me know. Sodas are usually 4 bucks but when there's a band playing, sodas cost $7. "I just wanna dance!"

    Brent H. · January 29, 2013
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  • Gil G.

    Sweet place! Brent the bartender is a cool dude.

    Gil G. · January 22, 2013
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  • Stephen P.

    You want to visit this club. Good atmosphere and great bands.

    Stephen P. · January 18, 2013
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  • Vanni M.

    nicest bartender ever. ordered French fries off the menu and they were awesome! definitely should tip well :p

    Vanni M. · January 5, 2013
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  • Maria F.

    Dave is the best bartender!!!

    Maria F. · November 24, 2012
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  • Ash D.

    Good drinks, Great company, Awesome place!!!!! :-D

    Ash D. · April 22, 2012
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