Maybe you don’t feel like going home quite yet after Happy Hour drinks on Stone Street, or perhaps you’re looking to celebrate with clients after closing a deal at dinner. Head to Ulysses, an Irish pub with a stage in an attached bar room where bands play every Wednesday through Saturday. It’s your best option for live music in FiDi.
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The Wooly Public
The Wooly Public is a bar in the bottom of the Woolworth Building in FiDi where you can grab a drink after work and swap jokes about the strange decor
Fish Market is a rowdy neighborhood bar in the South Street Seaport that has excellent Chinese and Malaysian food and a cult-like following.
With a couple of locations around the city, Luke’s Lobster is a casual spot to grab a good, simple lobster roll.
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The Jeffrey is an Upper East Side East beer garden and espresso bar, with great bar snacks and excellent cocktails. Be happy you’ve heard of it.
Moloko is a cash-only cocktail bar in Bed-Stuy where you can get food late. Bring a date, or stop by on your way home and eat a wagyu hot dog at 2am.
The Immigrant is a beer bar on one side and a wine bar on the other. As far as East Village bars go, this is one of the nicer, calmer ones.
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Trailer Park Lounge & Grill
Trailer Park in Chelsea is a trailer park-themed bar, which is actually a lot better than it sounds.
Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen
The Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen in the East Village isn’t great, but the one in Chelsea is nicer, cozier, and good enough for first date.
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