Like its next-door neighbor Mister Paradise, Sidney’s Five is a fun East Village bar where you should meet up with friends or take a date whom you might make out with in public. Unlike Mister Paradise, it’s not quite as busy, so it’s easy to grab an indoor booth or outside table. All the drinks at Sidney’s Five are under $15, plus there’s a whole martini menu if that’s your mood for the night. There’s a relatively long food menu as well, with stuff like lamb burgers, chicken skewers, and even a raw bar. We only stopped in for drinks, but we’ll be back to share a corn dog with a date.
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