Maybe you don’t feel like going home quite yet after Happy Hour drinks on Stone Street, or perhaps you’re looking to celebrate with clients after closing a deal at dinner. Head to Ulysses, an Irish pub with a stage in an attached bar room where bands play every Wednesday through Saturday. It’s your best option for live music in FiDi.
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Fraunces Tavern in FiDi is one of the oldest bars in America, and it’s still going strong with a big whiskey selection and live music on weekends.
Beaubourg, the restaurant at Brookfield Place inside the French marketplace Le District, is easily forgettable and should generally be avoided.
Crown Shy is an American restaurant in the Financial District that’s one of the few places we’d recommend to absolutely everyone.
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We all get cravings for wings, cheesesteaks and waffle fries sometimes, and when we need to take care of that situation, Wogies is there for us.
The Penrose is one of several Upper East Side restaurants that are making this neighborhood sort of cool again. Sort of.
The original E’s Bar is in the West 80s, but there’s a second location in Morningside Heights where you can hang out at a big table and play games.
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Trailer Park Lounge & Grill
Trailer Park in Chelsea is a trailer park-themed bar, which is actually a lot better than it sounds.
Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen
The Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen in the East Village isn’t great, but the one in Chelsea is nicer, cozier, and good enough for first date.
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