Some people put up Christmas lights as soon as the Thanksgiving table has been cleared, and then there’s Clark Griswold and Martha May Whovier, and then there’s Rolf’s. This German bar and restaurant in Gramercy is decked out in colorful lights, wreaths, ornaments, and dolls year-round. With heavy dishes like wiener schnitzel and meatloaf, and drinks like mulled wine and spiced eggnog, it’s a good place to go whenever you miss winter.
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As we've said before, finding quality Mexican food in New York City is like finding something on MTV that doesn't make the planet dumber. Mexico Lindo is the needle in the haystack, and we've been satisfying our Mexican cravings there for years.
Triona’s is a sports bar in Gramercy that is usually pretty low-key, except when Michigan or a team from Chicago is playing.
Albion isn't like the rest of the Murray Hill bars, which is to say that you'll actually want to come here for a beer.
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Kotti Berliner Döner Kebab
Kotti is a German/Turkish counter-service spot with an outpost in Industry City.
Cafe Katja feels like a European tavern, and it’s a good spot on the Lower East Side to get some wiener schnitzel and steins of beer.
East Harlem Bottling Co.
East Harlem Botting Co. is a neighborhood brunch and burger spot to hang out with friends, your kids, or a TV.
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Good Night Sonny
Good Night Sonny is a cocktail bar in a busy section of the East Village, and it's a surprisingly nice place to have a drink.
Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten
Loreley is a traditional-feeling beer garden on the Lower East Side, and it’s a good place to get some day drinking done.
Radegast Hall & Biergarten
If you're looking for a big spot for day drinking Williamsburg, try Radegast. It can get a little crowded, but maybe that's what you're looking for.
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