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The Honorable William Wall


NY Harbor, New York
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In order to get to The Honorable William Wall, you have to take two boats and pay $20. That might sound annoying—and that’s because it kind of is. But the trip only takes about 30 minutes, and, once you get here, this place feels like your own private floating clubhouse. It’s a houseboat anchored off Ellis Island, and it has an outdoor deck with tables, astroturf, and a little bar. It also has an extremely good view of Manhattan, and there’s a nice little indoor area that feels like the lobby of a Holiday Inn circa 1992. The main reason we like this place, however, is because it’s BYO food. You can bring a steak. Or a lobster. Or both, in addition to 40 packs of Skittles.

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