Doc Watson’s is a bar on the Upper East Side with street seating out front, a long bar inside, and a small beer garden out back. They do a solid Happy Hour during the week until 7pm and after 11pm, along with nightly specials on bar food. On the weekends, if you’re looking to get brunch while watching sports on TV, you can get food with two drinks for $16.
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3 Guys doesn't have the best food around, but it's a New York classic and still a great spot for people watching.
Proof that Tanoshi Sushi is well worth your time? It’s on 73rd and York, and always packed. Enough said.
Neil's Coffee Shop
The food at Neil's hasn't changed in half a century, but we're okay with that. This Upper East Side diner is a classic.
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The Spaniard is a big West Village gastropub that’s a fun place to get drinks with a group, and a less enjoyable spot to eat elevated bar food.
Old Town Bar
Over a century of Big Apple history lies within these walls, as does a pretty excellent burger. Come have a beer and pretend your horse is outside.
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JG Melon is an Upper East Side burger institution. It's also the best and cheapest thing you can hit for lunch after the Met.
The New York experience is really about making this gigantic metropolis feel smaller. We’re really all just looking for a few comfortable places with familiar faces in them to retreat to after a long day. Viand is one of those places.
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