It’s hard to discern between the many bars lining 3rd Avenue as you make your way up to 30th, so let us tell you Handcraft is one of the better ones. It’s low key and usually not insanely crowded, but still a fun time. They also have solid cocktails, big TV’s, and Southern-inspired food.
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Bar Jamón is basically Casa Mono's waiting room. However, for that First/Early in the Game Date, where dinner feels too formal but you are also starving, Bar Jamón was designed for you.
Eleven Madison Park
Fancy though it may be, Eleven Madison Park is surprisingly lively. But make no mistake, this is fine dining at its most serious.
Universally appealing, consistently excellent, and one of our favorite places in all of NYC.
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The Farm on Adderley
The Farm on Adderley is a really good, comfortable restaurant in a neighborhood that seems to have relatively few of those.
Casellula is a nice little wine and cheese bar in Midtown West, perfect for a pre-theater meal.
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The NoMad Bar
Thanks to the prices, this casual(ish) bar in The NoMad hotel probably isn’t a place that you can afford to visit often. But when you do, eat dessert.
The Cannibal Liquor House
The Cannibal Liquor House is one of the better places in Kips Bay to get a good cocktail and a few things to eat.
Flatiron Hall is a big beer hall where people like to relive the Oktoberfest experience they had during their junior year abroad.
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