Katana Kitten is a two-floor West Village cocktail bar with Japanese movie posters on the walls, ’60s classic rock playing over the speakers, and boilermaker beer-and-shot combinations with Japanese whisky and sake. The top floor has string lights, a few tables, and a long bar, and the basement is table-seating only. Don’t skip the bar food - the burger and crinkle fries with seaweed flakes on top are really good.
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The Up & Up
The Up & Up is a cocktail bar in Greenwich Village where you and a date can have fancy drinks in a relatively low-key basement space.
A sexy Greenwich Village restaurant with an unusual French menu. Your next date night should be at Mimi.
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This is the first US location of a very popular Japanese chain, and they specialize in udon.
The Poni Room
The Poni Room is a bar underneath Saxon + Parole in the East Village, and it’s a good spot to have drinks and small plates with a date.
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