Employees Only

Employees Only

Speakeasy and Cocktail Bar$$$$
West Village, New York
  • This speakeasy is famous for their steak tartare. It's one of the most popular in the city!
  • New York Habitat
    "Try the West Side or the Ginger Smash with the Bone Marrow Poppers."(36 Tips)
    Kathryn Y.
    "Don't miss the bone marrow poppers or the bacon-wrapped lamb chops."(16 Tips)
    Q Events
    "Love the steak tartar and presentation is impressive."(37 Tips)
    Javier G.
    "Great cocktails, try the Amelia"(11 Tips)
457 Tips and reviews
  • cocktails
  • ginger smash
  • steak tartare
  • bone marrow poppers
  • lively
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  • Susie T.
    Susie TrujilloFebruary 8, 2014
    Get there early or make a reservation as they fill up fast! Dev is THE MAN. Order ginger fizz and the charcuterie and cheese plates. Seasonal and nightly rotations- honey pistachios, orgasmic bread!
  • Jacob B.
    Jacob BriarsNovember 16, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    This is a fantastic spot and one of the best bars in the world. Try the Amalia w vodka, St Germain and berries or the Daiquiri with Bacardi Heritage rum. You'll have a blast with this bar team!
  • Jen R.
    Jen RiosSeptember 5, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Always has been my go to place for THE BEST oysters & tartar and of course cocktails and interesting crowd.Gets packed prepare yourself for a line,don't wear shorts if you're a guy and no flip flops.
  • AFAR Media
    AFAR MediaMay 4, 2015
    The bartenders wear lab coats with the title of “Apprentice” embroidered on them, and they concoct some of the best and most unique drinks in the city, with quality liquors and fresh ingredients. Read more
  • AFAR Media
    AFAR MediaAugust 12, 2014
    Table service is primarily available for dinner, especially on weekends, and if you find yourself in New York on a Sunday night, be sure and stay for the Burlesque show that commences at midnight. Read more
  • Eater
    EaterOctober 30, 2013
    Employees Only was designed to be an industry hangout -- the kind of place where chefs, servers, and bartenders go when their restaurants close to enjoy a serious cocktail and food.
  • Jovana O.
    Jovana ObradovicApril 6, 2015
    Cozy setting, amazing cocktails & even better service. The bartenders are fun, easy-going and know what they're doing. Definitely a good place for drinks & tartar :)
  • Eric V.
    Eric VenkerJanuary 23, 2015
    The all around famous bar in nyc still delivers, but the ambience brings it down several notches. Over crowded always. Attaboy and Angel Share have them beat hands down unless a food menu is a must.
  • D&A Travel: A.
    D&A Travel: AndersDecember 29, 2013
    [Restaurant/Bar] Art deco-themed cocktail bar with solid menu and special late-night menu (midnight to 3:30am). Try their Ginger Smash, Lazy Lover or classics like Manhattan. Fireplace lit in winter.
  • Ed K.
    Ed KavisheMay 19, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    What can i say? We love everything, the cocktails (simply the best) the Steak Tartare (amazing) Bone Marrow poppers (if you into them) plus Hemingways. Take care of your bar tender....and security.
  • PureWow
    PureWowJune 21
    Yes, at this point this “speakeasy” is anything but secret, but that doesn’t make it any less of a gem. We could go for a ginger smash and some bone marrow poppers right about now, come to think of it Read more
  • Stephanie Z.
    Stephanie ZhongOctober 29, 2014
    What a fun place! Good for groups before going out! There are tables and food services in the back, and a bar / dancing floor-ish space in the front. Drinks range from the classics to more edgy ones
  • Cole K.
    Cole KennedyJanuary 21, 2016
    Great cocktails, but they aren't better than any other cocktail bar in Manhattan, and they're certainly not worth the surcharge for the psychic in the front door (nor the overwhelming crowd).
  • Lori L.
    Lori LuoSeptember 4, 2014
    Arriving earlier in the evening for dinner will allow guests to make a reservation, and skip the crowded club-like atmosphere that later ensues. Make sure to get an order of the bone marrow poppers.
  • Karen P.
    Karen PhilipsJuly 6, 2013
    Amazing steak tartar.Had the Bloody Mary, Pimms cup&a jalapeno cocktail on multiple visits&every drink seemed to taste better than the previous order.The parmesan fries with truffle oil was delicious
  • Elsa H.
    Elsa HNovember 8, 2014
    Worth the wait for the line and drinks. Friendly bartenders, good cocktails, and bone marrow poppers.....!!! The playlist was dancey but not cheesy. Vincent can dance and mix a bad ass cocktail!
  • John E.
    John EFebruary 23
    Consistently the top cocktail bar in NYC and one of the best in the world. Outstanding speakeasy-style cocktails served by NYC's most talented mixologists. Great crowd, beautiful decor / ambience.
  • Bruce H.
    Bruce HaydonDecember 30, 2016
    Best get there really early to stake out a place at the bar, as this place is packed even during weeknights. Craft cocktails are (of course) great, but surprised by the amazing chocolate cheesecake .
  • Ahuva
    AhuvaJuly 17
    Reserve in advance (only available for dinner) or be prepared to wait, cocktails galore (try them all) and fresh oysters daily, great for a night out with a group or a date
  • Danyel S.
    Danyel SmithDecember 28, 2013
    sit at the actual bar, by the fire. the marrow puffs = amazing. lamb chops are delish but arrive super rare. the skate is great. and: the giant ice cubes in the scotch, rule.
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatNovember 29, 2011
    Enter through the unassuming fortune teller entrance and be transported into a speakeasy serving up great mixed cocktails and food. Try the West Side or the Ginger Smash with the Bone Marrow Poppers.
  • Nicholas B.
    Nicholas BeckJuly 17, 2013
    Go right when it opens at 6 p.m., sit at the bar, and let the very talented and personable bartenders lead you in the right direction. Try to get there before "douchebag parade" arrives.
  • Gustavo M.
    Great drinks and food - overall great bar. Try to go in the weekdays instead of the wknd. It's usually super crowded over the wknds, if you are planning on going make a reservation.
  • Katherin S.
    Katherin SonJune 3, 2012
    Bone marrow appetizer was amazing. I also highly recommend the pork chop..it comes on top of a bed of delicious bacon-y black eyed peas. MMMmmmm. Definitely gets very crowded after 9.
  • Vania S.
    Vania S.October 22, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite cocktail bar in the city. Cozy and surprisingly unpretentious. If you're looking to have a bite, the beef tartare is yummy - the bartenders make it at the bar!
  • Grayson D.
    Grayson DunningAugust 8, 2014
    Best cocktails ever. Don't go here to drink beer. Don't go here to drink mixed drinks. Go here to fall in love with the cocktail again. These guys seriously care about the art that is the cocktail.
  • Percy M.
    Percy McFarlaneFebruary 6
    By now you know that this underground hole is the best place for cocktails in town. A little heavy on the pocket though - so go during happy hours unless someone is giving a treat. 😌
  • Sara Grace
    Sara GraceJuly 30, 2015
    Very cool vibe. Great drinks + mixologists. Ordered the bacon wrapped lamb shanks with a side of sautéed kale- absolutely delightful!
  • Michael F.
    Michael Fox-RabinovitzFebruary 8, 2015
    Great date place, wonderful atmosphere and cocktails, appetizers try the lamb in bacon, pasta is solid, as is butterscotch desert
  • William O.
    William OrellanaApril 4, 2012
    Love this place and the drinks r amazing!!! Food awesome!!( the only negative and Disappoint is the bartender with long hair and tattoos is a douche bag!! And always drunk with a nose problem!!)
  • Siovonne
    SiovonneAugust 26, 2014
    Best Speakeasy Bar around. I love the ambience and the art of cocktails meticulously produced each night from these experts. The place has an infectious vibe to it.
  • The New York Palace
    The New York PalaceMarch 26, 2012
    Our staff’s favorite after work hot spot, located in the Meatpacking District. Have a drink and for late night nibble, we like the mixed green salad & the steak tartar with crostini.
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkOctober 31, 2011
    Arrive early at this best bar for birthdays to claim to prime barside real estate, and order a round of original cocktails mixed by rascally, white-jacketed gents. Read more
  • David 🎉 L.
    David 🎉 LasterMay 18, 2012
    A large selection of cocktails with high-quality ingredients although often dissonant flavors. Great scene on weekdays and the food is worth trying too (3 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Party Earth
    Party EarthApril 4, 2012
    “Ask for a table in back + order the steak tartare, which is prepared at your table. Or to save cash for drinks, get the Staff Meal for $13.” More at http://www.partyearth.com/venues/employees-only.
  • Linda N.
    Linda NguyenApril 8, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Steak tartar and a lazy lover are my faves. Excellent staff from the door man, bartender, hosts, to the kitchen staff. Love this cozy spot in the west village!
  • Sameepa S.
    Sameepa ShettyFebruary 11, 2015
    Steak Tartare, cocktails including Common sense, ginger smash & vodka w cucumber are must haves. Always crowded. Great music.
  • Arie
    ArieJune 16, 2015
    You're in the hands of some of the most talented and creative mixologists in the city, so this is not the time for a gin and tonic. Order one of their specialty cocktails and let them impress you.
  • Allisamy
    AllisamyNovember 6, 2012
    GREAT spot, GREAT atmosphere & music, somewhat a secret spot. This is the real New York! They made a tourist like me feel at home... Though nowhere home is this amazing.
  • Conrad G.
    Conrad Greiner-BechertMay 10
    Been here 5+ times
    Burlesque on Sundays at midnight. Quality varies but drinks are always top notch. This is the place where I ate an Oyster for the first time in my life.
  • Sam C.
    Sam CAugust 17, 2013
    Cool space, good cocktails and music, a little crowded even on a Fri in August, but if you want to schmooze, this seems like a good place. Bouncers are a little uppity
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MacAugust 30, 2015
    This place knows how to do cocktails, and you certainly pay for their expertise. Hemingway daiquiri is a refreshing citrus on a summer evening. Lively even during the week nights.
  • Adam H.
    Adam HowardAugust 12
    Really like the Art Deco style of this place. The bar staff are very good and I had the nicest mezcal based cocktail I think I've ever tasted
  • Ania B.
    Ania BańczykAugust 6, 2015
    I just love this place. They have this good vibe that keeps you coming back again and again. Good food, perfect cocktails, friendly bartenders. It's maybe irrelevant but their logo is great 👍🏻
  • Syndicate Media Group
    Syndicate Media GroupSeptember 20, 2011
    NYC [Drink] You'll likely be wooed by the menu, but if you're looking for your own creation, tell their top-notch bartenders what flavors you like and they'll create something off the menu.
  • Audrey L.
    Audrey LoMay 27, 2013
    Was there for a friend's 30th. It was a rare treat, considering the price. However, the food and drinks were amazing. Need a special occasion place to go? Try this place!
  • Sanja D.
    Sanja DelcevOctober 25, 2014
    Place with great music but sometimes it can get too loud. Cocktails are great! Grab a few while you wait for a table because it might be a long wait.
  • Kathy L.
    Kathy LiuJanuary 8, 2016
    Really good cocktails! If you're not sure, ask the bartenders- they know exactly what you should be drinking.
  • Piril S.
    Piril SekerApril 11, 2013
    Great place for chillin and maybe if you're on your lucky day you might able to bump into some awesome people! Delicious coctails, good management!
  • Andrea Z.
    Andrea ZilioJuly 24, 2015
    6pm on a Friday: already enforcing a no-shorts dress code... I've been to plenty, plenty of other cocktail bars in the city and no other enforces it this early!
  • Tobias O.
    Tobias OtteNovember 12, 2014
    I love this place. The food and the drinks are amazing which is quite rare when you look at famous cocktail places. Try the Billionaire.
  • Stribling & Associates
    Stribling & AssociatesFebruary 15, 2012
    This secret bar/restaurant hides in plain sight. Look for a neon “Psychic” sign and a tarot reader in the window. Why: Classic cocktails, late-night menu, fireplace and garden. And palm readings.
  • Jessica K.
    Jessica KimSeptember 12, 2013
    The mixologists are legit - the Lazy Lover (cachaça and jalapeño chartreuse!) is the best cocktail my boyfriend and I both have ever had. Yum!
  • Paul
    PaulJuly 31, 2012
    It's a zoo some times but they know their stuff. Worth it. I want to be critical but if by chance something goes wrong then it's the kind of accident that could happen anywhere.
  • Santi A.
    Santi AmayaJune 21, 2015
    Great cocktails. Try the ginger smash. Make a reservation so you can get a table, otherwise you'll be standing in a very crowded space.
  • Jen S.
    Jen ShinJuly 10, 2016
    waited in line for a while, but worth it once you get inside. all of the cocktails are shaken to perfection. does get extremely crowded tho.
  • Lori-Jo S.
    Lori-Jo SAugust 21, 2014
    Went on a mini NYC-speakeasy tour on my last trip, and having visited Bathtub Gin, Dead Rabbit and Manderley Bar, the Amelía cocktail here was my clear winner!
  • Guest of a Guest
    Step inside into Employees Only and you'll find a speakeasy-like atmosphere with sweet drinks and large plates of food. Read more
  • Food Network
    Food NetworkAugust 8, 2011
    Rocco DiSpirito, on Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate, raves about the Bacon Wrapped Lamb Chops at Employees Only in New York, NY. Find more tips at FN Local. Read more
  • Carlos R.
    Carlos RussoDecember 12, 2014
    Great place for after work/dinner cocktails. Love the Billionaire Cocktail or the Quiet Storm. You really can't go wrong here.
  • Esquire UK
    Esquire UKDecember 19, 2012
    Try a Penicillin (Woodford Reserve, bashed ginger, orange quarters, a dollop of honey, lemon juice and ice cubes).
  • Jess S.
    Jess SNovember 6, 2011
    Beef tartare rank high on NYC's must try: bone marrow poppers come a close second. Great mixologists! fan of weekday nights; wknds are a serious shitshow
  • Ashley C.
    Fun, buzzing place with playful bartenders. The drinks are delicious. Definitely come early to secure a space as the place is small and narrow.
  • Compass
    CompassApril 25, 2014
    The swanky bar pays homage to the allure and mystery of prohibition speakeasies. Expert mixologists create whimsical cocktails for even the most novice of drinkers.
  • Dave C.
    Dave CutlipNovember 19, 2016
    Amazing Steak Tar Tar was made at the table the food was nothing less than spectacular we even got our cards read on the way out if you don't go your missing out !!!
  • mark v.
    mark verbosAugust 19, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    This is the best option for late night food. A real late night menu, served until 4 every night. Once you get past the Ginger Smash and the mustaches, you will realize how great the food actually is.
  • Emilio V.
    Emilio VitoloJanuary 3, 2015
    Great place to listen to music and grab a nice bite to eat .. Love the Marinated Skirt Steak .. Best I've had late ....late night 👍👍
  • Scott A.
    Scott AllanMay 26, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Come for food and your wait will be much less. Then get the steak tartare and thank me.
  • Maive
    MaiveMarch 24, 2016
    Amazing cocktails, great place to try new cocktails and the mixologists know how to craft a drink you will really enjoy!
  • Zack S.
    Zack SheppardApril 20, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Yes, the cocktails are superb, but they're only half the story. This place has some of the best speakeasy dinner food in the West Village.
  • cynthia w.
    cynthia wangFebruary 12, 2013
    Possibly the best steak tartare in the city! Roasted tomatoes, truffled capers, habanero, egg yolk, and filet mignon. So delicious!
  • Smashing Drinks
    Smashing DrinksApril 25, 2012
    Employees Only is a fantastic cocktail bar. You came to the right place. Try a Ginger Smash or a Billionaire Cocktail. You won't regret it... Enjoy!
  • Jamie F.
    Jamie FNovember 9, 2010
    If you like something with a little kick to it, try the lazy lover. It has just the right amount of jalapeño in it. Don't judge it by it's name - it's based on the song by the Brazilian girls.
  • @HungryEditor B.
    @HungryEditor Ben SetiawanSeptember 15, 2015
    Perennially crowded, so it's best for small groups. Drinks are top notch as is the food.
  • GourmetLive
    GourmetLiveOctober 11, 2011
    Food blogger Laura Sullivan recommends Employees Only, in the West Village. It recently won the coveted 2011 Best Cocktail Bar in the World honor at the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards.
  • Neil C.
    Neil CaronMarch 11, 2016
    Best cocktail decor and vibe in the city. Food is pricey but really good. Grab the lamb chops and steak tartar.
  • Bergdorf Goodman
    Bergdorf GoodmanOctober 3, 2011
    It's a BG New York City Secret! Faces of 5F Semifinalist Erika dines at this spot for a delicious night out on the town - the steak tartare is a must. Read more
  • Christina T.
    Christina ThomasApril 8, 2015
    The drinks are fantastic and the food delicious! The place has a cool vibe to it
  • Elena R.
    Elena RomashkoApril 20, 2016
    While i was there almost all the visitors started singing a song from Jersey Boys, that was something! One of the best bars ever!
  • DoubleDeuce
    DoubleDeuceApril 14, 2015
    Your fortune is beyond the curtain. Not to mention the badass fireplace, warmth and comfort offered here during the winter months.
  • Travis R.
    Travis RamseyAugust 6, 2013
    Lamb chop bacon wrapped was amazing. I like piscine sour, ginger smash, not the west side story so much unless you like really tart.
  • Winnie W.
    Winnie W.November 24, 2014
    Their bone marrow poppers are great! Cocktails are yummy too. Had the amelia and mata hari. Ginger smash was popular too.
  • Veena R.
    Veena RAugust 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    1920s,30s prohibition spirit. Best 2011 cocktail bar. New Hip place, you can't see the name out. Another usual hangout for us. Try Psychic on Thu. Tells some past events that will give you goosebumps.
  • Bergdorf Goodman
    Bergdorf GoodmanJuly 8, 2011
    It's a BG New York City Secret! Faces of 5F Semifinalist Erika dines at this spot for a delicious night out on the town - the steak tartare is a must. Read more
  • Tim C.
    Tim CrookMarch 31, 2014
    Old-school speakeasy type bar/restaurant. On the weekends it can get packed, but its definitely an awesome spot.
  • Josh S.
    Josh SaletnikAugust 16, 2014
    Fancy drinks that are actually worth the prices and taste spot on. And they make an effort to keep the space from being too crowded.
  • dee
    deeJuly 10, 2010
    The steak tartar is amazing & a very friendly employee mixes it up right before your eyes. Employees employs a super sweet staff & serves up tasty cocktails. Only 1 bathroom? a bit odd but still rocks
  • Edlin C.
    Edlin ChoiJanuary 26, 2012
    Great cocktails. Real cocktails. And some nice appetizers. Get the bone marrow poppers. Kind of sceney still. (3 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Melissa K.
    Melissa KirschMay 22, 2013
    The West Side is the perfect not-too-sweet summer lemonade should you find yourself early to dinner and wandering lonely as a cloud.
  • Chad H.
    Chad HornerApril 19, 2016
    it's doable as a walk-in if you get there early enough on a weeknight (by 9, preferably). the bar is LOUD, so if conversation is what you seek, try to snag a table
  • Philip H.
    Philip HarperApril 26, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Pass the mystical card reader's tiny room into a secret bar. The bartenders are the tops they concoct whatever you can imagine and do so with style. Food is also very tasty. Def a good spot for a date
  • Seline J.
    Seline JungMay 3, 2015
    Packed like sardines in the small space on Sat night; if you don't mind standing and a loud space, this place has a great vibe.
  • Carole L.
    Carole LoomisMay 26, 2015
    Amazing staff, service, music, food and cocktails. Ribeye is perfect. Arugula and Fennel salad. Well-crafted Manhattan.
  • omogenis
    omogenisOctober 1, 2012
    To me,one of the best bars in the city of New York.Igor,Henry and all the guys are great.No tips are needed here.Just order the base on your cocktail.
  • Siobhán
    SiobhánJuly 9, 2016
    When I asked the bartender which of two drinks, he gave a great answer that won me over. I still drool over that fraise sauvage.
  • Rachel I.
    Rachel InksterAugust 23, 2013
    Try the West Side cocktail. ..its delicious - not too sweet and refreshing. Food is fantastic too. D ef coming back.
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsApril 19, 2013
    Billionaire Cocktail: bourbon shaken with lemon, absinthe bitters, and the Employees Only grenadine, with notes of clove and cardamom.
  • Rhiannon B.
    Love this place! Great cocktails and great atmosphere, just be ready to line up to get in. It's worth it!
  • ConnecTheWorld
    ConnecTheWorldJuly 28, 2014
    Finding a secret spot like this will raise 100 points the coolnes of your trip, expecially if it is in NYC. To read the other best Hidden Bars in NYC, click on the link Read more
  • Mike M.
    Mike McBryanOctober 30, 2014
    Strong drinks and was surprised to see the food looked amazing as well. Go early and sit at the bar.
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsApril 22, 2013
    One of the city's original high-end cocktail bars, and still one of the best.
  • Lauren
    LaurenNovember 10, 2015
    Lively atmosphere. Difficult to get a seat at the bar. Drinks are worth standing.
  • Chase R.
    Chase RabennMay 30, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Holy cockles! Get a Manhattan and an order of Curried Cockles. You'll be "that guy" at the bar but it is entirely worth it.
  • OkCupid Daters' Choice
    Employees Only was voted the Best Boozy Date Spot by OkCupid users in the first-ever Daters' Choice Awards! Tap Read more for additional date spot categories in New York City. #daterschoice Read more
  • Helen H.
    Helen HuangSeptember 18, 2013
    Ginger Smash cocktail was yummy and the bartenders were all super nice!!! ;)
  • Lissa P.
    Lissa PoirotDecember 23, 2015
    The bartenders are excellent mixologists... Let them do their thing and wow you!
  • Jessica H.
    Jessica HannSeptember 2, 2013
    Ginger smash. Everything else is also delicious, but there is no drink in NYC that compares to the ginger smash.
  • Christopher L.
    Christopher LeeDecember 29, 2013
    Great steak tartare, drinks are fantastic, only downside is the bar crowd is kind of too fratty for me.
  • Lou A.
    Lou AllenMay 10, 2016
    This place is simply awesome. Great atmosphere and open late for a cocktail after dinner at the Spotted Pig.
  • Mick B.
    Mick BMarch 18, 2012
    The front of the house is usually uncomfortably packed, but a res will secure a table in their quieter back room. Dull steak knives, but solid food and drink nonetheless. Skip the trout.
  • Victor M.
    Victor MazzeoNovember 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're still at the bar at 3am, everyone in the place gets free soup. Best kept secret in NYC. Probably because everyone forgets about it my morning.
  • Mike O.
    Mike O'SullivanSeptember 2, 2014
    One of the few places you can get Spaten, a great refreshing lager, in New York.
  • Citybeams.com
    Citybeams.comJune 23, 2012
    If you're looking for specialty drinks in NYC this is the place! We've heard the bartenders actually own the bar so they really care about the customers.
  • Michellee C.
    Michellee CAugust 8, 2013
    Bonemarrow poppers are delicious AND you don't have to work to get to the marrow. Literally just pop it in your mouth
  • nikhil k.
    nikhil kalghatgiOctober 26, 2011
    start here for a kickoff cocktail during the week or end here to meet the fortune teller and belly dancer who come out after 11 fri-sun
  • Nazli O.
    Nazli OguzFebruary 12
    Amazing cocktails, for food definitely try tuna tartar as a starter, rib eye for main!
  • Ivan K.
    Ivan KrstivojevicSeptember 14, 2015
    Very good cocktail bar ... friendly bartenders, good music, relaxed atmosphere ... for a recommendation
  • İpek A.
    İpek A.March 14, 2015
    I love this place and their cocktails. And even late night you can eat delicious food.
  • Lindsay C.
    Lindsay CJuly 8, 2015
    Great cocktails and food at a speakeasy-style bar. Enter through the fortune teller window in the front.
  • Red & Brown
    Red & BrownAugust 29, 2015
    Cocktails are the obvious draw at this West Village standard bearer. For a snack, try the bone marrow poppers.
  • Anya
    AnyaDecember 13, 2016
    The bar and the coctails are GREAT. But food,nothing special, and was not worth the price they charge.I've ordered a steak, and had to send it back to cook more:(it was $70, more than in steakhouse)
  • Oli
    OliDecember 4, 2012
    I tried most of the drink menu. They all blew me away but one will lay embedded in my senses, the Mandarynka. Enjoy!
  • Ed K.
    Ed KavisheDecember 23, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    It's a @fashion_press NYC secrets, top 10 Bars in the World I kid you not, try the Hemingway Daiquiri a must
  • Winn O.
    Winn ODonnellDecember 13, 2016
    One of the original mixology bars in NYC. Amazing drinks and the staff aren't dicks. Nice dim environment.
  • Alejandro H.
    Alejandro HoyoFebruary 13, 2015
    Great for cocktails (got they are awesome) and surprisingly for dinner too!
  • Betty
    BettyJune 4, 2014
    I'll do this again and again: bone marrow poppers, Lazy Lover, Mata Hari, and Mazerati ❤️
  • Eli S.
    Eli ShowalterMay 2, 2015
    Sceney crowd, but the drinks and the music are good. After 9:30 on a weeknight you'll probably have to wait to get in
  • Michael D.
    Michael DempseyJune 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Sit at the bar and have Dev make you a drink off the menu. You won't be disappointed
  • Caro S.
    Caro SchieferNovember 11
    Great bar, very good Cocktails. There is always a queue, but it is worth waiting!
  • Drew J.
    Drew JenningsSeptember 4, 2014
    Amazing cocktails in a cool speakeasy style bar. Hold on to your wallet, though...
  • Rebecca Y.
    Rebecca YiJanuary 1
    Manhattan is great. Pork chops amazing. Def recommend making reservations for dinner!
  • Chris K.
    Chris KonecnyFebruary 12, 2015
    If you can find a time when it isn't super crowded I think this could be a good spot to chill and have a nice cocktail.
  • aMerryPrankster
    aMerryPranksterJuly 23, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Great bartenders! It can get pretty packed so get there close to 6pm when it opens to score a spot at the bar. The 'Amelía' is delicious Read more
  • California
    CaliforniaMay 4, 2015
    Very nice cocktail menu.. Also good french fries served after 12 am =)
  • Dina
    DinaApril 24, 2014
    "Secret" space, hard-core following - hard to get in of course. Great cocktails.
  • W M.
    W MApril 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    best bar for birthdays to claim to prime barside real estate, and order a round of original cocktails mixed by rascally, white-jacketed gents.
  • John L.
    John LacyMay 9, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Not quite what it once was but still a great place to bring a date - call and reserve a table, little advance noticed required
  • Melissa S.
    Melissa StruettSeptember 23, 2010
    Employees only is a trendy hot spot. Make sure you stop and have your Tarot Cards read before you try one of their signature cocktails. I think they coined the phrase "Mixologist"
  • Tarik H.
    Tarik HartJanuary 21, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Obviously, the cocktails...but also, the food should not be overlooked. Great steak tartare.
  • Jarrod M.
    Jarrod MillerOctober 29, 2013
    Great bar. Love the entrance. Get the Ron Zacapa Manhattan. Only one bathroom.
  • Megan M.
    I used to visit this bar in 2008. Almost 10 years later, it's kept it's cool.
  • Michael d.
    Michael de la MercedJuly 25, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Some of the coolest bartenders around. Ask them to think up a cocktail for you based on your liquor of preference -- you'll be pleasantly surprised.
  • Joe L.
    Joe LeeAugust 9, 2014
    The steak tartare prepared right in front of you is an amazing experience!
  • Rafi R.
    food and drinks were quite good but the ambiance was disappointing: diner tables, ugly stained couches, and a skylit back area that made it seem like a cheap place with patio seating
  • Josue C.
    Josue CaceresJanuary 2, 2016
    One of my favorites bars in New York, they always have good cocktails
  • Jamison A.
    Jamison AntoineSeptember 14, 2014
    Billionaire Cocktail and the Hemingway. The Lamb Chops were great as well.
  • Nithya V.
    Nithya VenkateswaranJanuary 30, 2012
    Snooty staff members . As much as I loved the ambience , will never want to go back there whatsoever
  • Ben Y.
    Ben YoungNovember 21, 2014
    The steak here is out of this world. Cocktails are great too or course.
  • Omid A.
    Omid AminpourJanuary 16, 2013
    Place gets packed but the bartenders will hit the spot with their cocktails!
  • chris
    chrisDecember 8, 2015
    Buy the bouncer a beef patty from the pizza joint across the street while you wait in line.
  • Linda N.
    Linda NguyenJune 14, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Waterloo, steak tartare, parmesan fries...but honestly, everything is great.
  • Stephanie C.
    Stephanie CesearOctober 15, 2015
    Bumping speakeasy. Crowd was a little posh but the cocktails were off the charts. Good drink spot.
  • Rigo I.
    Rigo IrizarryJuly 21, 2010
    Pretty good steak Tartare. Blue ribbons is way better. Do not get the lamb wrapped in Bacon, The sauce belongs on fish. Pinot noir was delicious
  • Maweł P.
    Great bar, super skilled bartenders.
  • Lily O.
    Lily O'DareApril 9, 2015
    Beautiful, original, and delicious cocktails
  • Tatiana C.
    Tatiana CapoaniOctober 17, 2014
    Wonderful ! Beautiful people, food excelent, sensacional music !
  • Laura D.
    Great place, cocktails are ok, atmosphere is fab and the music is good.
  • Sacha S.
    Sacha SJuly 4
    Come for the cocktails! But food is also good. Try the tartar.
  • Emily W.
    Emily WilsonAugust 29, 2015
    It's always crowded late night no matter what day of the week
  • Adam G.
    Adam GrønbeckOctober 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Cool bar atmosphere! Very tasty craft cocktails.
  • Hrtbag C.
    Hrtbag CFebruary 21, 2011
    Inga is a top notch server! Try all of the cocktails, seriously. All of them, especially theAmelia!
  • stephanie h.
    stephanie hodgeDecember 13, 2009
    sit at the bar, order a cocktail off the menu, and smile at the mustached mixologists. i also like to go alone because it's a great place to meet people.
  • Food & Wine
    Food & WineApril 20, 2011
    This bartender-owned supper club was originally intended to be a late-night gathering spot for fellow bar and restaurant workers.
  • Martha
    MarthaFebruary 9, 2015
    wonderful cocktails. food is excellent too. highly recommended.
  • Claudia S.
    Claudia SchumacherMay 4, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    tuesdays with Rob and Bratislava bartending, Tom Collins or a Manhattan and Steak Tartare are the best!
  • Sadik A.
    Sadik Aydin PhotographyJanuary 20, 2015
    CoZzy spot! Loved this place. Before you go out learn your future from fortuneteller :) enjoy!
  • Gary P.
    Gary PeckApril 16, 2013
    Good cocktails, fun restaurant/bar vibe. Food's not bad either.
  • Natalie V.
    Natalie VegelFebruary 21
    was super crowded so didn't feel much like a Speakeasy. Can't remember the exact cocktails we got but they were just okay, not worth the $16 imho.
  • Ryan
    RyanAugust 2, 2015
    Go early to grab a seat at the bar without a problem
  • Bruna C.
    Bruna C.February 17, 2013
    Great staff, drinks and food. Steak tartare is delicious.
  • Cooper S.
    Cooper SmithDecember 13, 2014
    If this guy is working the door, don't bother with the usual "I know the bartender" or "I'm on the list" - he's not buying it. Head to the back of the line.
  • Kathryn Y.
    Kathryn YuNovember 7, 2011
    Don't miss the bone marrow poppers or the bacon-wrapped lamb chops.
  • JM P.
    JM ParveauxJanuary 31, 2015
    Awesome cocktails and ambiance! Love the fire place!
  • Josh E.
    You will pay a pretty penny, but these cocktails are the finest around.
  • Eric F.
    Eric FriedmanOctober 14, 2014
    Open late late late night. That is all.
  • Ender
    EnderJune 2, 2014
    If you like spicy coctail try Ginger Smash. For Vodka and lime taste, get West Side.
  • Caroline
    CarolineMarch 31, 2016
    Brilliant cocktails served by charming bartenders, cheers!
  • Brandon M.
    Brandon McGrawJune 23, 2012
    EaterNY calls the The West Side one of New York's best spring cocktails
  • Nat M.
    Nat MaJanuary 8, 2015
    Great date spot. Fireplace so good on a cold winters night.
  • Chris
    ChrisAugust 8, 2013
    Marrow poppers and braised octopus are true winners here
  • Nicole S.
    Nicole SägerJune 1, 2016
    Pretty tight, but everyone is so friendly and the atmosphere is great!
  • Michael T.
    The house recipes are rightly praised. But even straightforward classics like the Negroni are raised to a higher level here.
  • Kathryn I.
    Kathryn IJuly 26
    Mentally prepare to handle a crowd. Ginger smash is worth wearing heels to get.
  • Armando
    ArmandoDecember 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Steak tartar... A dude comes to your table and amazing comes out of his magic
  • Stefie
    StefieApril 8, 2014
    Bone marrow poppers. Do it.
  • Amanda R.
    Cool speakeasy with delicious cocktails. The Amelia is amazing.
  • Adriaan S.
    Adriaan ScholvinckJune 21, 2011
    Deco divine. Enjoy friend, enjoy. (too /ginger/ smashed to spell, pun intended)
  • Tanya J.
    Yum! Delicious range of cocktails expertly crafted!
  • Kara Y.
    Kara YuMay 29, 2011
    Steak tartar is amazing. Free Soup at 3:30am is even more amazing.
  • Q Events
    Q EventsNovember 12, 2010
    Love the steak tartar and presentation is impressive. Lamb chop appetizer is delicious too!!
  • Rebecca M.
    Get there when they open to sit at the bar for a quick drink
  • Akshay P.
    Akshay PatilAugust 10, 2011
    The Billionaire Cocktail puts me in the most pleasurable of tipsy states.
  • Amanda W.
    Amanda WilliamsMarch 28, 2015
    Fab cocktails, trendy spot, cool vibe.
  • Russell G.
    Russell GodfreyJune 12, 2013
    Very cool ambience and superb mixed drinks.
  • Jesse S.
    Jesse SchneiderMay 1, 2013
    Order a "Don't tell babo" and the rainbow trout. You won't be disappointed.
  • Dipsology
    DipsologyJuly 31, 2012
    They've got the Hemingway Daiquiri here, made with rum, maraschino and grapefruit
  • Trevor R.
    Trevor RinkerFebruary 6
    Great cocktails. Very solid spot for a date.
  • Harish H.
    Harish HoonMay 16, 2015
    The tartar is delish :-)
  • Mutineer Magazine
    Mutineer MagazineApril 10, 2014
    Steve will take great care of you. Sit back and enjoy the ride.
  • Adam S.
    Adam SchwartzAugust 19, 2010
    One of the best poured drinks you'll find in the west village. Perfect late night spot.
  • AskMen
    AskMenOctober 15, 2010
    great food, great drinks. What else could you possibly need? Read more
  • Rumana S.
    Rumana SiddikyOctober 17, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Get the cheese plate - the pistachios in honey that are on the side are a great touch.
  • Johnny W.
    Johnny WonMay 11, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Just commit and get a table, it's the easiest way to getting many many drinks. Next level cocktails.
  • gabi p.
    gabi porterFebruary 18, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    If you get a shot of Fernet from the guys behind the bar, you're a regular/family.
  • Ted
    TedJuly 21
    Ready 🔥 Aim for 🍹 and for food; Bone marrow followed by a rib eye 👌🏻
  • Isaac V.
    Isaac VanDuynNovember 27, 2014
    The steak is insane. Splurge and enjoy.
  • Mathieu P.
    Mathieu P.July 28, 2013
    Have a ginger smash! Spicy and sweet... An elixir of life!
  • chuck h.
    Cocktails and snacks. Especially the beef tartare.
  • Paula D.
    Paula DahlinJanuary 13, 2014
    Nice hidden bar with well made coctails
  • Ricardo P.
    Ricardo PoupadaSeptember 24, 2011
    If you like gin, have the Provencal ( a little Charcuterie doesn't hurt either)
  • Samuel J.
    Great friendly professional bartenders, great ambience!
  • Bach M.
    Bach MaiNovember 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Make a reservation for a table if coming late on a weekend!
  • Jieun C. L.
    Jieun C. L.June 28, 2016
    One of the well known Speakeasy Bars in NYC
  • Magali S.
    Magali SimonotJanuary 2, 2016
    Worth waiting to get in... Cocktails were amazing!
  • Kristoffer T.
    Kristoffer ThonerOctober 19, 2015
    Elegant cocktails and authentic prohibition ambience.
  • Emilie F.
    Emilie FuttermanFebruary 27, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great for cocktails after work, greater for a fun time after midnight.
  • Leslie C.
    Leslie CottleOctober 22, 2014
    Don't miss out on the ricotta gnoccis!
  • Florence N.
    Florence NguyenOctober 8, 2015
    Open late. Super cool. Great cocktails
  • Caitlin C.
    Caitlin ConleyFebruary 18, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Ask for a fernet. Best cocktail in the house.
  • Chelle .
    Chelle 🗽April 12, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The excellent burger in the Midnight/Late Night menu is a Pat La Frieda blend.
  • Lucas F.
    Lucas FeijóSeptember 14
    Went for the drinks, came back twice for the extremely high quality cuisine.
  • lino b.
    lino brescia™November 21, 2014
    Great speakeasy but get in early
  • Manisha N.
    Manisha NairDecember 30, 2015
    When it's not crowded - the window area near the bar
  • Benny G.
    Benny GouldMay 4, 2014
    Great cocktails, try the manhattan
  • Melody R.
    Melody R.September 27
    My friends and I were received in the most aweful way I could ever expect a professional business to receive customers. I will never set food there again.
  • NYC K.
    NYC KennedyMarch 18, 2012
    Order the steak tartare... One of the best in the city
  • Izzy I.
    Izzy IlievApril 24, 2014
    For desert get the butterscotch cheesecake!!!
  • Danielle
    DanielleJuly 28, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The Amelia. Im usually not a fruity drinker either, but you'll thank me.
  • Elyse E.
    Elyse EstradaJune 18, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The Mata Hari is my fave! Cognac, chai infused vermouth and pomegrante juice. Divine.
  • Ara H.
    Ara HodgeJune 4, 2012
    the bacon wrapped lamb chops are a MUST!!!
  • Michael P.
    Michael PonsJanuary 8, 2012
    Try the bone marrow poppers. Simply devine.
  • Jay W.
    Jay WeeksApril 25, 2012
    Great cocktail spot. Try a Quiet Storm... It's delicious!
  • Ed
    EdJune 4, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great cocktail program. Great crowd, great music
  • Paul M.
    Paul MacDougallMay 27, 2011
    Fleet Week 2011: 4 Navy SEALs in dress whites go up to the door and are turned away because "we don't allow people in uniform into the bar"
  • Matea B.
    Matea BronicFebruary 19, 2015
    The Lazy lover is everything I expected! mmm... perfection
  • Jacob B.
    Jacob BriarsAugust 23, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the jalapeño/Leblon/Chartreuse 'Lazy Lover' - spicy and delicious!
  • Daniëlle C.
    Daniëlle CoolensSeptember 9, 2013
    Handsome bartender and excellent drinks!
  • Ed K.
    Ed KavisheJanuary 9, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Steak Tartare and the Hemingway a must....
  • c0uP
    c0uPApril 4, 2013
    Wanting a cocktail? Get the Don’t Tell Babo. It's all kinds of amazing.
  • Sally Y.
    Sally YoonApril 16, 2014
    can get packed but delicious drinks
  • Javier G.
    Javier GonzalezJuly 7, 2013
    Great cocktails, try the Amelia
  • Rob R.
    Rob RebelAugust 9, 2015
    Lives up to the hype. Don't get out of line.
  • Curtis S.
    Curtis ShoungNovember 4, 2014
    Great vibe, solid drinks.
  • Nathalie A.
    Nathalie AnayaNovember 28, 2013
    I have a feeling tonight is going to get interesting. After all, we're with "Employees Only".
  • Carla M.
    Carla MoyNovember 6, 2014
    Ginger smash cocktail was great
  • Ali A.
    Ali AlkhamisJanuary 22, 2015
    I love it tooo much
  • Eric S.
    Eric SimpsonJanuary 16, 2014
    Best Manhattan I've ever had!
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    Dress to impress considering the bouncer can keep you from entering Read more
  • Catherine B.
    Catherine BatruniMarch 12, 2012
    get there early and get a table
  • A G.
    A GDecember 19, 2011
    Employees Only is one of those "hidden" bars. To find it, look in the dictionary under "colossal Bridge & Tunnel douchebag clusterfuck."
  • Saima S.
    Saima SirajApril 12, 2016
    Enjoy the bone marrow poppers, it's amazing.. http://goo.gl/uJbkHR
  • Amy R.
    Amy RobertsonJanuary 29, 2015
    Cheese plate and a Ruby Tuesday makes for a beautiful evening
  • K
    KMay 6, 2014
    The Ginger Smash is pretty fantastic 👌
  • Alexandra D.
    Alexandra DoucetteApril 30, 2015
    Yes yes and yes. There's nothing to even say about this place. Just go.
  • DonQ
    DonQApril 16, 2010
    Ask for the Manhattan with DonQ. A twist on the classic and it tastes better!
  • Jillian
    JillianApril 18, 2016
    Get weird on a weeknight. Set your morning wake up alarms well in advance.
  • Cusp25
    Cusp25June 13, 2015
    Can't go wrong- the Maserati
  • Stavria K.
    Stavria K.August 1, 2015
    One of the few proper bars In NYC.
  • Patrick
    PatrickApril 5, 2011
    Great bar - fab cocktails and atmosphere
  • Josh F.
    Josh FerryAugust 7
    From the HBO documentary this place got too popular!
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroNovember 26, 2011
    the daiquiris here are tops!
  • Hee Jung R.
    Hee Jung RyuJanuary 12, 2016
    Great food cocktail and space
  • Heather
    HeatherSeptember 8, 2012
    Don't leave without trying the steak tartar
  • Anastasia C.
    Anastasia CAugust 13, 2015
    Good drinks and tasty food!
  • Laren S.
    Laren SpirerJune 28, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Go on Sunday night and stay later than you probably should.
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 22, 2014
    Missy Robbins, chef of A Voce Columbus, eats here on her nights off. She loves the Cucumber & radish salad. Read more
  • Matt
    MattMarch 13, 2010
    Stick to the amazing cocktails and apps. The burger might as well be three day old meatloaf
  • James J.
    James JDecember 23, 2014
    Drinks go down dangerously easy. So so good and worth it.
  • Stephanie I.
    Stephanie IsaacsonDecember 18, 2016
    Good vibes. Skip the prosecco
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupMay 21, 2010
    The entrance to this West Village speakeasy is behind the fortune teller curtain.
  • Tristyn O.
    Tristyn OlsonAugust 17, 2011
    BEST steak tartar you will ever have
  • Ryan R.
    Ryan RomeroApril 4, 2011
    Always great cocktails and beautiful women everyday of the week.
  • Jon T.
    Jon TDecember 27, 2011
    The music here kicks serious ass. And the food. And the booze.
  • Gina G.
    Gina GotthilfApril 23, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best fries!! And bratislav makes great drinks!
  • Joslyn H.
    Joslyn HansenOctober 14, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The best Manhattan in NYC.
  • Nate F.
    Nate FeltonMarch 30, 2016
    Everyone is at least an 8/10.
  • Sean R.
    Sean RedmondJanuary 14, 2014
    Order a Hemingway. The goods.
  • Nithya V.
    Nithya VenkateswaranJanuary 30, 2012
    Snooty staff members . As much as I loved the ambi
  • Gabriel d.
    Gabriel d. A. L.November 8, 2015
    Great steak tartar and perfect cocktails.
  • Nate F.
    Nate FeltonJune 29, 2016
    The bartenders are funnier than your friends.
  • Adriaan S.
    Adriaan ScholvinckJune 21, 2011
    Deco devine. Enjoy friend, enjoy.
  • Shelley C.
    Shelley ChenNovember 21, 2014
    Bone Marrow Poppers, seriously!
  • Noah L.
    Noah LucasJanuary 20, 2012
    Walk past the fortune teller and order an Old Fashioned
  • Ronak D.
    Ronak DayaNovember 28, 2014
    Extremely crowded and a bit pretentious. Cocktails are good though.
  • JaKenna G.
    JaKenna GilbertMarch 17, 2013
    The Ginger Smash is... smashing :)
  • Peter B.
    Peter BergJuly 3, 2009
    The bar is often crowded, so I usually make my way to the back and ask for a table, which they will frequently give you.
  • Candace W.
    Candace WhyeMarch 21, 2013
    Cocktails are superb!
  • Cat C.
    Cat ChanOctober 2, 2011
    table made steak tartar... amazing!
  • Josephine S.
    Josephine SonNovember 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Some of the best cocktails in the city!
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAugust 26, 2014
    Check out Employees Only as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate Read more
  • James B.
    James BatesSeptember 27, 2016
    Nice drinks, eccentric busser
  • Anais Y.
    Anais YimOctober 10, 2012
    must get the ginger smash!
  • Matt M.
    Matt MurrayMay 10, 2011
    With a small group of friends? Grab the window seats for great service!!
  • Chao
    ChaoMarch 18, 2012
    Go for the best steak tartar
  • Lucy B.
    Lucy B.November 23, 2010
    Best steak tartar EVER! Truffle capers? Who knew..
  • Lauren H.
    Lauren HeppsOctober 8, 2014
    Not for me. The place seemed geared towards rich dudes in suits. It was too packed and I found my 20th Century to be way too sweet. Still, maybe just not my thing.
  • Linda Lou
    Linda LouAugust 27, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    cocktails, cute guys & a psychic
  • Rachna K.
    Rachna KapurJanuary 13, 2012
    Love their Ginger Smash cocktail!
  • Macarena H.
    Macarena HmMarch 31, 2015
    Great pisco sour! 😍
  • Suri R.
    Suri RSeptember 1, 2013
    The most overrated of the cocktail bars, and the most expensive. Don't care if it looks cool to not - use your jiggers
  • StageBuddy
    StageBuddyJune 20, 2013
    Their cocktails are delicious but stay away from the food... Read more
  • Monica F.
    Monica FosadoSeptember 2, 2013
    I'm in love with the Lazy Lover...
  • Carla P.
    Carla PeixotoApril 25, 2015
    The best cocktails!
  • Tad D.
    Tad DavisNovember 29, 2011
    Late night cuisine and food may leave a bit to be desired. Bummer.
  • Marco D.
    Marco Del BueMarch 19, 2016
    Book for dinner and stay all night
  • Nina V.
    Nina VeverićAugust 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Octopus salad... enough said!
  • Tudor L.
    Tudor LeuMay 15, 2012
    Their Manhattan is extra special.
  • Brandee
    BrandeeOctober 23, 2010
    Note that the truffle mayo is $3 extra
  • Tyler B.
    Tyler BloomquistJune 10, 2014
    I see why this place is ranked in the top bars of the world
  • Betty D.
    Betty DavisJune 17, 2016
    Great ambience and good drinks
  • May M.
    May M.A.April 2, 2011
    Manhattan, Provence and Ginger Smash. Just what the doctor ordered.
  • Peter B.
    Peter BoyceJuly 24, 2012
    Favorite. Bartenders. Ever.
  • George R.
    George RJanuary 21, 2013
    Wood burning fireplace heats things up on a cold night.
  • Elizabeth B.
    Maserati drink so good
  • Armando
    ArmandoDecember 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The girls like the lemon vodka drink
  • Jason S.
    Jason SosnovskyJune 27, 2011
    Best Manhattan that I've ever had.
  • Ursula T.
    Ursula TudelaJuly 29, 2016
    well done pisco sour!
  • Lily O.
    Lily O'DareApril 9, 2015
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MyerNovember 26, 2014
    Amazing cocktails
  • Gerald C.
    Gerald CharlesMarch 12, 2016
  • Leah E.
    Leah ElizabethMarch 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Just ask the bartender to make you the best drink.
  • Ash F.
    Ash FontanaSeptember 17, 2011
    Good drinks with right through to the late night.
  • Andrew W.
    Andrew WhiteOctober 7, 2015
    Meh. Just too busy to enjoy a. cocktail. Old fashioned was mediocre at best. 1 toilet for the entire bar.
  • Sandrine
    SandrineJanuary 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the grilled cheese. It will change your life.
  • Kim K.
    Kim KendrickAugust 13, 2014
    Let the bartender design a drink for you.
  • Russell S.
    Russell SinclairAugust 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the ginger smash.
  • Nick C.
    Nick ContiFebruary 17, 2016
    Late night #cocktails and snacks
  • Elizabeth B.
    Ginger smash ftw
  • Phoenix 💥💥💥
    Phoenix 💥💥💥September 9, 2014
    Try the ginger smash..
  • Russell S.
    Russell SinclairJuly 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Ginger smash goodness.
  • Nick
    NickDecember 13, 2015
    Get the Billionaire Cocktail.
  • Richard B.
    Richard BOctober 12, 2016
    Made a solid sazerac
  • Christian B.
    Christian BorgesAugust 22, 2012
    Ginger. Smash.
  • Manny B.
    Manny BMarch 3
    This place is blatantly a racist establishment. If you're not white don't bother to patronize this place.Beware of the salt and pepper bearded manager- he's the head racist. Trump must frequent here.
  • Constanza S.
    Wednesday are the best!!
  • Scott W.
    Scott WheatonOctober 1, 2011
    The white truffles please. No do it. Now.
  • Collette S.
    Collette SAugust 14, 2016
    The Amelia cocktail!
  • Halsey S.
    Halsey StebbinsFebruary 3, 2012
    Beware of pickpockets and loose women
  • Anish B.
    Anish BhattJuly 8, 2015
    Go at 7 to skip lines
  • Travelingjoe
    TravelingjoeMarch 23, 2013
    Winner! Worth the wait.
  • Cheryl O.
    Cheryl OppNovember 24, 2015
    Ginger smash! Yummmm!
  • Nikolina D.
    Nikolina DanajloskaMay 19
    Been here 10+ times
    Best cocktails ever!!!
  • JT
    JTMarch 18
    Cocktails were pretty yummy
  • Angie P.
    Angie POctober 21, 2014
    Soup, nice bartenders
  • W M.
    W MApril 5, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Ginger $mash Me anytime
  • Scott G.
    Scott GoldsteinFebruary 26, 2016
    Quiet storm was delicious
  • Jacqueline G.
    Jacqueline GudisJanuary 28, 2014
    Best. Place. Ever.
  • Nidal R.
    Nidal RaminiOctober 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The epitome of the crafted cocktail.
  • Stephanie Paige M.
    Perfect Negronis
  • BLDProject
    BLDProjectMarch 1, 2013
    This place does not suck. Go at 6 pm to snag a prime seat at the bar.
  • Aisea L.
    Aisea LaungaueMay 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    All about the Ginger Smash. Tequila never tasted so good.
  • Basheer B.
    Great cocktails
  • Valentina M.
    Valentina MonteOctober 22, 2013
    splendid coupe glasses here.
  • Warren B.
    Warren BobrowOctober 17, 2013
    The secret.
  • Boberto P.
    Boberto PatricioJuly 22, 2011
    Great place to pick up a lovely lady
  • Amyris F.
    Amyris FernandezMay 12, 2012
    Try the steak tartar...delicious :)
  • Ryan F.
    Ryan FischerApril 15
    Order cocktails
  • Long
    LongDecember 10, 2013
    Late night must try !
  • Gaelù
    GaelùJune 15, 2014
    Delicious drinks!
  • Nostaljik Kedi
    Nostaljik KediOctober 28, 2013
    Mata Hari...coctail recommended >^.^<
  • Laurence R.
    Laurence RidgwellJune 3, 2015
    Great staff
  • Wilson Z.
    Wilson ZhouJanuary 12, 2014
    Cosmo was highlighted on Timeout New York
  • Aya F.
    Aya FDecember 20, 2013
    Bacon wrapped lamb
  • Armando
    ArmandoDecember 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Billionaire drink for the win
  • Thanasis C.
    Thanasis ChasapisJune 5, 2016
    Great cocktails!!
  • StageBuddy
    StageBuddyAugust 2, 2013
    Get ready for the spirit of the '20s! Read more
  • Mélanie V.
    Mélanie VecchioJune 20, 2015
    Great cocktails
  • Selin C.
    Selin CebeciApril 25, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Fraise Sauvage is the best cocktail!
  • Armando
    ArmandoDecember 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Ginger snap for the win
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SAugust 12, 2015
    Get here EARLY
  • Ravin D.
    Ravin DaveMarch 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Amelia, Ginger Smash, Steak tartar
  • Aaron M.
    Aaron MossMarch 21, 2015
    Amazing bar
  • Aji S.
    Aji SiBnulDecember 18, 2015
    so beautiful I had to come here . Read more
  • Todd B.
    Todd BreedenAugust 13, 2014
    Old Fashioned Old Fashioneds
  • Sumon S.
    Sumon SadhuOctober 20
    Ready fire aim cocktail — so good
  • Maggie
    MaggieAugust 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best late-night bar in NYC
  • Elizabeth W.
    Elizabeth WallaJuly 23, 2010
    Go to EO and unwind with an old fashioned & steak tartar
  • Henali
    HenaliJuly 28, 2015
    Ginger Smash!
  • Jan S.
    Jan SichermannMay 5, 2012
    Stay till closing and get free chicken soup!
  • Lost In A Supermarket M.
    1 bathroom. 200 people. Do the math.
  • Arman
    ArmanDecember 30, 2014
    Weat side cocktail
  • Stephanie R.
    Stephanie RosadoJune 6, 2012
    Freakin awesome all around.
  • Simmy P.
    Simmy PappachenAugust 31, 2012
    Fun and crowded.
  • Christine B.
    Christine BeJune 13, 2012
    Meet the love of your life.
  • Cassel K.
    Cassel KrollJune 8, 2012
    Perfect Perfect Manhanttans
  • Ben B.
    Ben BNovember 2, 2011
    hmmmm Ginger Smash <3
  • Ruggero M.
    Ruggero MassettiMay 4, 2013
    Try the Gnocchi
  • Anthony R.
    Anthony RJanuary 19, 2013
    Order a Provençale
  • Luca P.
    Luca PisatiMay 7, 2011
    Try the Fraise Sauvage cocktail
  • Brandon D.
    Brandon DeanApril 23, 2010
    Got the Pernod drip. Best cocktail I've ever had.
  • Sara K.
    Sara KJuly 26, 2011
    Excellent cocktails
  • Leigh F.
    Leigh FerreiraJune 5, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    also try the mata hari. fruity drink topped off w/ rosebuds. sooooo good!
  • Kathryn C.
    Kathryn ConnorsJuly 18, 2010
    Ginger smash and amelie are great!!!
  • Michel Granpasso O.
    Michel Granpasso OrlandoJanuary 27, 2014
    Best place ever!!
  • Lee A.
    Lee ArthurJune 3, 2014
    steak tartare
  • Marlynn W.
    Marlynn WestJanuary 15, 2016
    The Old Fashioned
  • Christine B.
    Christine BeJune 13, 2012
    Champagne all around.
  • Jason H.
    Jason HammerJanuary 12, 2011
    Steak Tartar is incredible.
  • natalie k.
    Amelia. Spring/summer 2017 cocktail
  • Deniz C.
    Deniz CicekApril 22, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    enjoy the bone marrow poppers and steak tartar!
  • jeanaymeri
    jeanaymeriMarch 10, 2014
    all the staff is drunk
  • Leigh F.
    Leigh FerreiraMay 30, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    ginger smash, best summer drink!
  • Joanne C.
    Joanne ChungAugust 18, 2013
    Billionaire cocktail
  • Burt H.
    Burt HermanJuly 26, 2009
    Get the Ginger cocktail, it has bits of real ginger inside
  • Ed K.
    Ed KavisheJune 10, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Hemingway Daiquiris
  • Marinka Y.
    Marinka YSeptember 26, 2011
    Amelia is amazing!
  • Nicholas B.
    Nicholas BrignacJuly 7, 2014
    Speak easily!
  • Hailey M.
    Hailey MichelleApril 4, 2011
    Quiet storm. Amazing.
  • Allene J.
    Allene JueNovember 9, 2012
  • Donald K.
    Donald KorohApril 11, 2011
    They have a pretty mean Manhattan.
  • Burak M.
    Burak MMarch 6, 2016
    Horrible service. The 'manager' who has the worst attitude (agreed by every single employee who works there) treats people like a piece of garbage. Fire that woman!
  • DMD
    DMDSeptember 17, 2011
    Be nice to Milos ;-)
  • Tony K.
    Tony KalatharaOctober 22, 2010
    Order the quiet storm cocktail
  • Christian B.
    Order off the menu. St. Germaine and Hendrix conconction
  • sinem
    sinemOctober 12, 2011
    Oysters&champagne yummy:)
  • Danielle
    DanielleOctober 6, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Danielle is the hottest major
  • Jon B.
    Jon BakerOctober 29, 2013
    Closed at the moment... Not sure why, but temporary violation order on the door.
  • Tristyn O.
    Tristyn OlsonAugust 17, 2011
    Get your fortune read!
  • The Taste Sheriff
    The Taste SheriffSeptember 24, 2014
    Go, if you're a tourist.
  • Sally Y.
    Sally YoonJune 1, 2012
    the hemingway
  • Brittany S.
    Brittany StoneJanuary 22, 2013
    Eh. Rye house in union square is better
  • Chelle .
    Chelle 🗽April 12, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Bulleit Rye on the rocks
  • Jewels T.
    Very overrated and not worth the wait.
  • Kate K.
    Kate KelloggApril 6, 2013
    drnak up ????
  • Hannah C.
    Hannah ChanpongJuly 21, 2011
    Get the West Side.
  • Doctore A.
    Doctore AguacateNovember 30, 2014
    Always positive interactions w the doorman. Not always inside. Overrated.
  • Christina D.
    Christina DuncanOctober 2, 2011
    Sooo crowded!
  • Matthew M.
    Matthew MichiharaDecember 11, 2014
    This place would probably be good if it wasn't so crowded
  • Lisa J.
    Lisa J.March 27, 2016
    Christopher St
  • Claudia S.
    Claudia SchumacherDecember 30, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Ginger Smash!!
  • Bryan T.
    Bryan ThatcherJuly 23, 2011
    This place pretty much sucks, bad service rude bartenders, pushy crowd. I'll avoid this place in the future
  • Caitlin N.
    Amazing steak tartar!
  • Albert A.
    Albert AlvaradoNovember 27, 2010
    Quiet Storm #drinks
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SalcedoApril 11, 2010
    Try the billionare cocktail
  • Ged
    GedSeptember 27, 2011
  • Adrian M.
    Adrian MojicaDecember 31, 2013
    Not the friendliest staff
  • Robert Tolar H.
    Super arrogant & rude service. Would not come back.
  • Nik K.
    Nik KhoslaJanuary 12, 2011
    It's all about the Amelia
  • michael k.
    michael kantrowJuly 2, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    best ribeye in manhattan and it's a secret
  • Joe A.
    Joe AvellaMarch 16, 2015
    Expensive as fuuuuuuu
  • Vishal S.
    Vishal SapraMarch 23, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Ginger Smash!
  • Emily K.
    Emily KramerApril 20, 2010
    Get the pimms cup.
  • SizzleMel
    SizzleMelNovember 21, 2009
    crazy scene on thursday night in August.
  • Katie F.
    Katie FlynnSeptember 9, 2009
    Drink a Ginger Smash... it's divine!
  • Mucous Lavender
    Mucous LavenderApril 5, 2012
    Lovebunny Hates you
  • Alex B.
    Alex BApril 19, 2010
    Tuesday night....
  • William O.
    William OrellanaAugust 20, 2013
    This place really sucks. !!! Is so wrong spend ur money here!!! Don't go!!!
  • Aimara T.
    Aimara ToledoApril 11, 2010
    Fraise sauvage is parfait for the girls
  • Adam G.
    Adam GlassmanMarch 17, 2009
    Drink a Vesper.
  • Sebastian O.
    Sebastian OrionApril 25, 2013
    Buen lugar en una zona de NY muy linda , es pequeño así que deben llegar tipo 7pm , la comida es muy cool pero no vayan con hambre porque es limitada su cantidad. Los tragos son increíbles.
  • Sasha T.
    Sasha TkachenkoOctober 27, 2014
    5-е место в Топ-25 баров мира. Но я бы точно поменяла его местами с N2. Замаскирован под лавку гадалки. Для входа нужен ID.
  • Teresa G.
    Teresa GarridoSeptember 21, 2013
    Steak tartar impresionante.
  • Gabriel S.
    Gabriel SchultzJune 24, 2016
    Tragos y buena música
  • Renan O.
    Renan OzyerliNovember 18, 2010
    Cok iyi bar, super kokteyl'ler...
  • Márcio Guilhermy (.
    Bom Lugar !"
  • D&A Travel: A.
    D&A Travel: AndersDecember 28, 2013
    [Restaurant/Bar] x
  • Bahadır
    BahadırDecember 19, 2014
    Girerken iki kere düşünün. İçerisi çok loş.
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