White Oak Tavern is a big American restaurant in Greenwich Village that’s a good utility spot to keep in mind when you’re around NYU. It works for a burger and beer while watching sports on TV, or for lunch or dinner with a big group. They also have an extensive cocktail menu and Happy Hour till 7pm on weekdays.
Where we've featured it
More spots in Greenwich VillageSee more
The Bitter End
The Bitter End is a live music bar in Greenwich Village where Bob Dylan played before he was Bob Dylan.
Shuka is a crowd-pleasing Mediterranean restaurant that will save you when you need to plan a last-minute 10-person dinner.
Pig Bleecker is a meat-focused restaurant in Greenwich Village. Come here when you want to do something very bad (but also good) for you.
More Bar Food spotsSee more
Left Hand Path
Left Hand Path is a bar in Bushwick that kind of feels like an old wooden ship. Also, there’s a backyard. Have a birthday there.
There are two Garrets in the city, and the one on the west side is a speakeasy above a Five Guys. It’s a cool space, but expect a crowd and top-40.
Tip Top Bar & Grill
Tip Top is a classic dive in Bed-Stuy owned by the same family for decades. It's cash-only, and it feels like someone's basement. Check it out.
Suggested by our writers
Boulton & Watt
Boulton & Watt is a solid neighborhood hang with average bar food and some TVs for sports viewing purposes. Adjust expectations accordingly.
The Brazen Fox
The Brazen Fox is a nice two-story pub near Union Square where you can get a burger, drink a good beer, and watch some sports.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more