A bar and cocktail lounge that is second to none, The Campbell Apartment is located in the Grand Central Terminal. A perfect combination of richness and grandeur, this place has lush original touches like leaded glass windows, classy interiors which would take you back in the time as the 1920s, and a fireplace that creates a warm and cozy environment. If you are looking for a classic cocktail night with cheese plates, while you experience luxury and comfort altogether, then head straight to the Campbell Apartment, to have a crazy night here in New York.
For those who crave for a little IPA with their Donkey Kong, Barcade just might be the place. The lovingly-designed space combines hand-crafted pub furnishings with several classic arcade games. Draft and craft brews are the specialty of the house featuring East Coast heavy hitters like Peekskill and West Coast humdingers like Lagunitas, but there is also a full bar. So whether you like a shot of Jim Beam before a round of Centipede or a goblet of Belgian-style strong ale to accompany a rousing Ms Pac-Man tournament, Barcade can probably accommodate you.
Located in the heart of White Plains, The Lazy Boy Saloon & Ale House has been a downtown institution since opening in 1994. Domestic and international craft beers, bottled brews and over 40 drafts on tap comprise arguably the best beer list in Westchester County. Enjoy a chilled pint with award-winning bar fare of timeless American favorites like burgers, sandwiches and pizzas. On Wednesday and Friday nights, this place comes alive with live gigs by local talent.
This beloved Alphabet City watering hole delights with its impeccably mixed artisanal cocktails and warm, inviting vibe. The menu changes regularly, ensuring patrons always get the best and most creative concoctions. You'll be blown away by speciality drinks like the Smoked & Roasted, Peppered Peat, and Dominican Daiquiri. Apart from cocktails, The Wayland offers fine beers and wines, high-grade oysters, and a selection of light bites. The unpretentious interior beams with vintage furnishings and lovely lamplight, creating a space that instantly feels like home. Join the ranks of the hip East Village bar-hoppers and enjoy The Wayland.
Chic and supremely popular, Gramercy Tavern is known among the Manhattan elite for its excellent service, superb food, plush interiors, and extensive wine list. The restaurant boasts two distinct dining options: you can enjoy a cozy, à la carte meal in the Tavern or indulge in the prix fixe experience in the Dining Room. Chef Michael Anthony proudly sources ingredients from local vendors, creating sensational dishes that change with the seasons. Whether you're snacking on treats like Wagyu pastrami and fluke tartare in the Tavern or reveling in courses like pork belly with peaches and strawberry brown butter cake for dessert in the Dining Room, you're sure to be amazed by Gramercy Tavern.
The Dead Rabbit has been lauded for many things: being the "Best Bar in North America," the "World's Best Bar," and offering the "World's Best Cocktail Menu" among them. This sophisticated Irish pub meets classy cocktail lounge has something for everyone, be it the stellar selection of craft beers in the taproom, more than 70 vintage cocktails in the upstairs parlor, or festive bands and DJs featured weekly. Hungry crowds can choose between elevated bar snacks like cheese and charcuterie plates or heartier dishes like the rabbit burger. There's even a gourmet grocery attached where foodies can stock up on artisan goods. Experience the flow of conversation among fashionable guests on the first and second floors of The Dead Rabbit or book the top floor for a private event.
As the inspiration for the pub on the hit tv show, "How I Met Your Mother", McGee's Restaurant & Pub is a Hell's Kitchen staple. Find the usual fixings of an Irish pub here, from the draft beers and large HDTV's to the mahogany topped bar and friendly bartenders. However the pub grub is far superior to many other similar establishments, with gourmet burgers, Irish fare, and homemade desserts.
Fire, sparkles, a blasting Juke Box and colorful shots, drama exudes from every corner of the Barcelona Bar. The bar boasts of over 100 shots which are executed in true Barcelona style; they all taste sensational and that electrifying experience lingers on your palate for a long, long time. Albeit small in size, the Barcelona Bar impresses its patrons with its quirky decor and interesting theme. Where else would you gulp down a fire-infused shot wearing a king's crown? This and many such antics await you at the Barcelona Bar. Fun is all they have and fun is all you'll get here!
You love vodka. You want a classy, well-heeled establishment in which to drink vodka, surrounded by like-minded people. Russian Vodka Room is for vodka aficionados - their range of martinis, infused vodkas (including challenging flavors such as garlic, pepper and dill), international vodkas as well as a great selection of other liquors and cocktails provides an almost overwhelming choice for enthusiastic patrons. The RVR also serves up some decent food, much of it Russian-inspired.
Located in Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, Kashkaval Garden is a deli/restaurant offering appetizing food and amazing wine selection. Cheese lovers will be delighted with Kashkaval's choice of fondues, even chocolate variety is available. The menu has plenty of options for tasty dips from on the tapas menu. Every other dish, such as entrees, like the mustard chicken, or various paninis are hearty and wholesome. Due to its size the place can get crowded during weekend brunch, so you may have to wait.
Haswell Green's is one of the most happening places around Times Square. Complete with vintage decor and ambient lights, its rustic and elegant atmosphere sets the perfect mood for a fun yet relaxed night. Head over to this lively cocktail bar with your friends and try some of the creative concoctions for which it is known, along with fresh woodfire pizza. The quirky cocktails on the menu include Head in the Clouds, Curtain Call, and The Manhattan. Tap your feet to live music and dance the night away in the city.
Russian Samovar is a lively place near the Theater District which serves authentic Russian food, tea and vodka. Despite its name, there are many more vodkas to choose from (more than 20 in all). Borscht and blinis are favorites here. Several varieties of vodka are made by the owners with a variety of flavorings. Prix fixe lunches and dinners are also available. This cozy restaurant is softly lit and rather romantic.