Perfect spot for wooing clients or having a quintessential “old New York” style date. And, of course, the witty imagery in the Bemelmans mural is a must-see (and a great conversation starter). Read more
"Ten or fifteen years ago, it was hard to get a decent drink in New York, particularly if you wanted anything other than a martini. Back then, my wife and I, unburdened by offspring or daytime jobs.." Read more
Best remembered as creator of the classic Madeline books for children, Ludwig Bemelmans once joked he'd like his tombstone to read: "Tell Them It Was Wonderful." Well, it was, and still is, at Bemelmans Bar. Named in honor of the legendary artist, Bemelmans is a timeless New York watering hole.