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Sugar Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
254 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-2821
+1 212-579-0222
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (3 reviews)
“cornbread” (2 reviews)
“cover charge” (6 reviews)
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
254 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-2821
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing place. Drinks are the best ay too go. Food is ok. A must to do Went for my birthday and this is the way to celebrate. It’s for the young and old.

Thank patandlor
Leila A, Owner at Sugar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience. Come see us again soon!

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Must come the place is small but the music is outstanding make reservations for a table for sure good food and friends a jem in manhattan

Thank Rjones99p
Leila A, Owner at Sugar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad that you enjoyed your experience! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 5 March 2018

I booked a table a table before leaving from the UK 6 days prior. We received confirmation of which I was pleased as I had heard great things about the restaurant owned by Motown legend Valerie Simpson. We met a family friend and had a...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

If I could give zero stars I would! On a girls trip with my mom. She had heard about this spot and wanted to have a late dinner. I made a reservation a week in advance. I received a text yesterday asking to confirm my...More

Thank RitaRoams
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Not once have I had a bad time at Ashford and Simpson’s Amazing establishment on west 72nd street The Sugar Bar. Walk in sit at the bar and one is instantly comfortable. Then after a few deep lovely transformative chats one focuses on the music!...More

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This place met beyond the expectations of me and my friends from NC. We made an open table reservations and even received a call for confirmation. When we arrived the host initially set us at the feet of the stage. Lol. But later came and...More

1  Thank Will A
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This establishment is owned by R & B couple Ashford and Simpson. Located upper West side. Good food excellent drinks. Live music at 9:00 with 15.00 cover charge. Very quaint intimate setting.

Thank Wanda S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Had a great time. Food, drinks and especially the entertainment was wonderful. Will be going back.The in house band was fantastic.

Thank SlimShelly
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

After watching Ashford & Simpson talking about Sugar Bar a couple years ago on CBS' Sunday Morning news (it's on YouTube), I knew I have to come here to check it out myself. So I surprised my wife that we're going to eat here for...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The food was delicious and service was great! And it all was extremely affordable. Set in a charming upper west side townhouse, the small room in the back afforded us just the intimacy we wanted to catch up with old friends. In the front room,...More

Thank NadineHack
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downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
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29 March 2018|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Just seen you're question. Don't think so, but you do need to pay about $8 at the door for entry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-2821
    (Broadway and West End)
  • Public Transportation: 1,2,3 to 72nd Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-579-0222
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