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Temple Bar

Temple Bar

332 Lafayette St. Between Houston and Bleecker Sts.
(212) 925-4242
templebarnyc.com

Temple Bar is a cocktail den designed like a 1940’s era speak-easy, and without a sign outside, it’s easy to miss while walking down Lafayette Street. The bar has a dark, sultry vibe due to... Read More

WardIII

Ward III

111 Reade Street between West Broadway an Church St.
212-240-9194
ward3.com

There are bars, and then there are cocktail bars – the refined establishment where drinks are an art, where “mixology” doesn’t just seem like a buzzword, and where carefully curated drinks... Read More

Bflat

B Flat

277 Church Street btwn White and Walker, basement.

www.bflat.info

B Flat is exactly as cozy and cavernous as a basement cocktail lounge should be, but while the locations may be underground, the drinks are definitely top level. Helmed by the original bartenders... Read More

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Weather Up

159 Duane St between Hudson St & West Broadway
(212) 766-3202

Step foot into this oasis of alcohol, and there’s no question where Tribeca’s beautiful people hang out. Thanks to Weather Up’s low-key, egalitarian vibe (this is most definitely not a club),... Read More

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Dead Rabbit

30 Water St Broad St and New York Plaza
(646) 422-7906

Referencing the street gangs of old New York with its name, Dead Rabbit is what we imagine a bar would have felt like in the Victorian Era, except for the patrons in slim-fit jeans and beanies while... Read More

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The Lounge at Atera

77 Worth St between Church St. and Broadway
(212) 226-1444

The Lounge at Atera is a cozy subterranean den under the Michelin-starred Tribeca restaurant Atera. Bartender Benjamin Foote uses hand-picked spirits, homemade infusions, fresh juices and herbs in... Read More

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Brandy Library

25 North Moore St, #1 near Varick St
(212) 226-5545

This burnished boite is a literal library of dark spirits, bottles of which line shelves along the walls. Settle back into a clubby leather chair to scope the drink menu, a veritable card catalogue... Read More

1box

The Box

189 Chrystie St between Stanton & Rivington Sts
917-280-5977 (Reservations); 212-982-9301 (Office)

A defunct twenties sign factory was transformed into an ‘intimate Hammerstein Ballroom’, thanks to Serge Becker (La Esquina, 205) joining forces with theater folk Richard Kimmel, Randy Weiner,... Read More

The Butterfly

The Butterfly

225 West Broadway at White St
646-692-4943

Named after The Butterfly Club in Michael White’s hometown of Beloit, Wisconsin, The Butterfly is a mid-century inspired cocktail bar and restaurant in Tribeca known for twists on classic... Read More