Hotel Delmano is where you go in Williamsburg when you need a good drink in a setting that’s perfect for a quiet conversation. It’s dark, cozy, and and an ideal date spot. The best part is, it isn’t pretentious. Just know that you have to be seated (no standing), and the space isn’t huge. Still, you can usually find a seat.
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The Commodore is bad. Bad because merely looking at the food here will jack up your cholesterol thirty points, and worse because everything is so good that you’ll crave it all the time.
Ainslie Enoteca e Birreria
Ainslie is a huge bar and restaurant in Williamsburg where you should eat wood-fired pizzas while day drinking with a group.
Bamboo Garden is a Cantonese spot with excellent dim sum and roast pork in Sunset Park.
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The Gin Mill
The Gin Mill is a bar on the Upper West Side where you can watch sports and play beer pong.
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Maison Premiere is the coolest place in Williamsburg to eat oysters and drink cocktails.
Ammazzacaffè in Williamsburg has above-average Italian food and a nice back patio, and somehow, most people don’t seem to know about it.
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