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Hi Life Bar & Grill

78th Street, New York City, NY 10021
+1 212-628-5433
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good39%
  • Average37%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
3 Sep 2015
“False Advertising!”
15 Jan 2015
“Had a Good Brunch”
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Bar, Pub
78th Street, New York City, NY 10021
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Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Can't even believe this happened. After reading HUGE sign outside restaurant advertising this awesome special/deal - bring a group of five or more, order a 52oz picture of sangria and get a second picture of sangria FREE - I gathered a group of friends, on...More

Thank PokerPro123
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Went with the family. Remembered the good old days of Hi-Life when it was at 72 & 1st, and I was younger without kids. Every table was families. The bar was pretty empty. The brunch was good. The prices were very reasonable. The service was...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Hi Life has a great bar, but also is very welcoming to families. Its diverse menu - pizza to sushi, potato skins to steak - is well prepared and priced. Excellent established staff makes this a great neighborhood joint.

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Had dinner here before a concert. Crowded and noisy, but the staff is friendly and you don't wait long for your order. Every one was digging into something different from their extensive menu. We really enjoyed it and would go back again. Good spot for...More

Thank Apsaramaiden
Reviewed 5 February 2014

"Arrogant, unethical owner. I placed an order through Seamless, and he insisted I ordered something I didn't want notwithstanding what my order receipt said. He refused to fix it and was terribly rude, despite the fact that I have been ordering from them for more...More

Thank Joanna G
Reviewed 31 January 2014

a UWS fixture, this simple saloon has a large and varied menu from pub staples like the great burger to pad thai and sushi...all pretty good with good portions and reasonable prices. Solid and dependable !

Thank Charles D
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Nothing to wow you here but a good option if you didn't have other plans. Sat outside on a nice day for brunch and enjoyed the experience. Left satisfied but nothing to really make you want to come back. Stiff brunch competition in the neighborhood...More

Thank DPoppa
Reviewed 12 April 2013

The place has lots of different offers each night, 3 for 2 sushi rolls, hamburger for 10 USD... Came for the 5 dollar-drinks which were fine. We had the hamburger and sushi rolls, the hamburger was good, nothing special, the sushi rolls did not really...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 28 January 2013

It's not unique, strange, or anything but a simple pile of lots of different foods, so not all are made well. It has a great upbeat vibe and waitstaff that are happy to help but a little too busy to come by and see how...More

Thank DrivingLadyLola
Reviewed 23 December 2012

Hi Life looks like just a bar but it is a kid friendly place with good food that pleases kids and adults alike. I come here often with my friend and her two kids and the staff is always so accomodating. On my most recent...More

Thank MABM917
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
4:30 PM - 3:00 AM
4:30 PM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78th Street, New York City, NY 10021
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-628-5433
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