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.
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Looking for a good place to post up for a night of game watching, beer drinking, and good grubbing? Reservoir is the place to do it. Underrated bar food.
Lupa is an ideal spot for that early-in-the-week dinner in Greenwich Village that you sort of want to cancel but can’t.
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Jacobs Pickles is great if you need a spot for drinks or an Upper West Side dinner meetup with someone you know will embrace the heavy bar food. But it’s not a restaurant with traveling for.
The Uptown Garrison
The Uptown Garrison is an all-day spot in Washington Heights that works for coffee at 8am or cocktails and bar food at midnight.
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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.
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