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  • edwardlanglo
    Vergennes, VT58 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were visiting New York City and a visit to McSorley's Ale House was top of the list. We were not disappointed. The waiter who had been there for 45 years was very friendly and told us a little bit about the history. He also introduced his son who is studying to be a psychologist! The son and dad work together serving beer, light or dark, that's it. Cash only. We didn't have food on our agenda, but look forward to having it next time we visit. Disd I mention sawdust on the floor? The spirit of Abe Lincoln pervades the place, as he ate here when he gave a campaign speech at the Cooper Union across the street at the election of 1860. Wow! This is Old New York at its best.
    Written 1 May 2024
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  • bf92
    Northamptonshire, UK37 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We stumbled upon Rudy’s when recently visiting New York as we were staying near to Hells Kitchen and nipped in for a few drinks. Really good atmosphere and the 2 Irish chaps working behind the bar were a good laugh also. This was one of the cheapest places for drinks we came across when in New York as well as one of the friendliest - would definitely recommend stopping by for a drink.
    Written 12 May 2024
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  • SusieQte
    Cheshire, UK265 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited Terra Blues for the first time last night and stayed for the first session with Junior Mack. His soulful renditions were mesmerising. An amazing guitarist and a great entertainer, who engaged so well with the audience. Just so annoying that people talk throughout the show!
    Written 9 May 2024
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  • curiousnomad1
    Fairfield, CT73 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is an iconic place to hear the highest world class jazz musicians in an intimate setting. It’s pretty much exactly the same as it was when Coltrane, Miles, Monk, etc played here. It frequently sells out, especially Friday and Saturday night but you should always book ahead. The seating is general admission, so if you want to sit close ( literally right next to the band stand) get there early- it’s not unusual to see people lined up outside at 6 pm for an 8 pm set. The reward is hearing incredible music as if you’re in someone’s living room and not a concert hall.
    Although it’s a basement club ( down a flight of stairs) it’s more like a “temple” of jazz. The audience ( often full of other musicians along with people from all over the world) listens intently; talking is not tolerated and you’ll likely be stared at or admonished if you’re not there to really listen.
    Some of jazz’s greatest live performances and recordings originated here.
    A must visit place if you’re visiting NYC. It’s one of the quintessentially NY things that makes the city what it is.
    Written 27 April 2024
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  • adeline b
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates67 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing views on empire state building and the lounge chairs similar to those we have at ski station are so cool
    Went with a friend for a rooftop and was not disappointed.
    We did not drink nor eat so cannot comment on this. Queue seemed super long to order so we did not bother too much. Looked more a place to grab a beer in a plastic cup rathder than fancy old fashion cocktails..
    Not sure i will pick this place for food
    Decor is underground nothing fancy and crowd is super chill and young
    Nice spot
    Written 11 April 2024
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  • Elizabeth M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Bill came to $325 for 2 of us Saturday night, and only there for a couple of hours. I did order cigarettes and he ordered a cigar. 4 drinks including water. Nice male server who lit up my smoke. Be ready to spend money 💰, I was shocked!
    Written 22 May 2024
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  • philiplZ9925JG
    Malmö, Sweden3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing band…amazing atmosphere….best place in NY..we loved it……..I will come back next year..it’s for sure…..:-))
    Written 6 May 2024
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  • TravelingSoccerLoon
    Saint Paul, MN4,994 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great NYC comedy club located in Chelsea. Went to one of the Gotham All-Star nights. Although, I didn't recognize any of the names of the comics who performed, all were great and provided many laughs. Small room without a bad seat in the house. However, don't sit along the stage unless you don't mind being picked on by the comics. $28 plus 2 drink minimum per person for a 90-minute show. There are usually 2-3 shows per night. I was able to book a table for 4 just a week before the show which was convenient unlike Comedy Cellar that was completely booked out well in advance.
    Written 31 March 2024
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  • Francis C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome experience!
    We went for a bachelor’s “party”. And we had so much fun!
    Great environment, professional and friendly staff!
    The food and drinks were great and the rage room was fun!
    Skye and Gaby were great help with the booking
    Max was an awesome axe throwing instructor.
    Definitely recommend and will do it again soon!
    Written 22 May 2024
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  • km0ye
    Plano, TX4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Such a fun night we went back again a couple weeks later, and I’m going to bring my sister when she visits me from out of town next month.
    Written 12 March 2024
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  • SallyPembrokeshire
    Wales, UK127 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Enjoyed a pleasant meal here with family whilst on holiday in NYC. Visually amazing restaurant with a good, happy atmosphere and music playing in the background. Lots of memorabilia to view and read about the history of the building. The restaurant is accessed through the gift/clothes shop upstairs. It was busy but we were able to get a table for five as a 'walk in'. We were seated right away by really friendly, happy, attentive staff. Expected main course portions to be bigger than they were (burger and chips) by USA standards but the ice cream sundae's/desserts were huge and tasted amazing! Meals were expensive but you are paying for the experience of eating in the iconic Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square NYC so that is to be expected!
    Written 26 August 2023
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  • Keith H
    Hove, UK34 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited Bar 54 when staying in the hotel , Hyatt Centric

    Left the teenage kids in the hotel room whilst enjoying a drink with the wife as over 21’s only ( we went with the kids to bar 54 early one morning as the hotel allows all residents the chance to visit during the day when not serving alcohol )

    Fantastic views, although pricey drinks but it’s New York and it’s the highest rooftop bar in town !
    Written 13 November 2022
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  • OliwaVasicek
    London, UK576 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Why? Why not! Bit of a tourist trap but well worth a visit on a hot summer afternoon. Great location, super relaxed. Decent food and drink selection.
    Written 25 November 2022
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  • Sarah R
    Norco, CA29 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had we not known this was here, we would not have been able to find it. The walk down the dark scary alley was all part of the experience. Great swing music. Good drinks, and the bouncer Roger took us back in time to prohibition era NYC.
    Written 23 September 2019
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  • lacibeles_77
    Miami, FL260 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing and Classic Spot in Manhattan! You must experience the classic NYC style. Great Service, drinks and atmosphere.
    Written 23 February 2024
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