College/Frat Bar

Cheap Shots

Cheap Shots

Hahahahaha, I get it! It's a play on words! It's like that place that used to be on the UES many years ago, Mug Shots. They had booking photos of famous arres...
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Cedar Tavern

The kids have wood. Well, the students have cedar, at least. And by the looks of this place, it took a whole forest of those big boys to build it. Such a quin...
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The Bar Harbour

Upper East Side, living-with-mommy-spending-daddy's-credit card-kids are scary. Imagine if a couple of these kids got a "loan" from mom and dad to open a sick...
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Third and Long

Drunk dudes rejoice, you have found the Mecca of cheap beer and fraternity antics. Okay, so it ain't the place I remember squeezing my 22-year-old frame int...
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The Edge

Darts and beer. It doesn't get simpler than that. After all, this is a simple place that serves a simple crowd. College students don't give a shit about amb...
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Big City Bar & Grill

Nobody likes to have the wool pulled over his or her eyes--especially when it's really, really obvious. The fact that the owners of Big City expect us to beli...
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Ship of Fools

If this were 1991, we would call this place Ship of Tools. Actually, we would probably still be calling it by its former incarnation, Easy Street. The name ...
Bar-Coastal NYC

Bar-Coastal

Who do these people think they're fooling? The Cowboy Bar may be gone, but the high cheese factor remains. This unfortunate joke of a bar comes complete with a ...
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The Big Easy

We didn't think it was possible to get more sad than the Dapper Dog--then came The Quiet Man (so silent you could hear a pin drop). In the wake of what was tha...
The Gin Mill

The Gin Mill

Aah, those first couple of post-college years spent drinking Bud Light at 4 AM on Thursday nights... Ah, the days when wearing your "good" hat constituted forma...
Jake's Dilemma

Jake’s Dilemma

The old joke goes that Jake's only dilemma is that he can't get any chicks into his bar. Seriously, what self-respecting yuppie UWS woman would want to drag her...
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The Bear Bar

Became: Al's Aptly nicknamed by locals "Wings `n Winger", this Upper East Side sports/post-frat bar features all the wings you can eat and all the loud 80's h...
Down the Hatch

Down the Hatch

The king of NYC college dive bars, "claustrophobic and stinky" are the two most common words uttered when speaking about this "shithole." "Fucked up drunk" are ...
Peculier Pub

Peculier Pub

One surveyor claims he drank an elephant piss beer from Pakistan -- and we don't doubt it. This place has a menu as long as an elephant's member, filled with be...
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Snapper Creek

Nicknamed "Snapple Creek", because, like Snapple, this place used to be all the rage and now nobody'll touch the shit with a ten foot pole. The crowd is bas...