Another good place to see live shows without paying a cover is Harlem Nights. This is a Swedish ski lodge-looking bar from the outside. And, on the inside, they have live comedy and music, as well as a daily Happy Hour that runs from 4-9pm. There’s a big bar where you can sit and drink discounted mango margaritas out of mason jars, as well as a bunch of high top tables and spots near the stage.
Where we've featured it
Where to go for regularly-scheduled live music outdoors.
More spots in HarlemSee more
Charles’ Pan Fried Chicken
Charles’ Pan Fried Chicken is a great spot for an extremely quick sit-down meal or some food to go. Be sure to get cornbread with your fried chicken.
Archer & Goat
Archer & Goat is a restaurant/bar in the bottom of a townhouse in Harlem. It’s a good spot for a drink and a snack, and it has a nice little backyard.
More Bar Food spotsSee more
The Horny Ram
The Horny Ram serves craft beers and bar food in a bright, two-floor space in Turtle Bay.
There are two Garrets in the city, and the one on the west side is a speakeasy above a Five Guys. It’s a cool space, but expect a crowd and top-40.
Suggested by our writers
Clay is an American restaurant in Harlem that’s perfect for a special-but-not-too-formal dinner with a date or your family.
LoLo’s Seafood Shack
At Lolo’s you can sit in a backyard in Harlem and drink a rum punch while you eat large quantities of crab, shrimp, or other types of seafood.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more