Redneck Bar

Yogi’s

Yogi’s

[CLOSED] We’re not quite sure what the obsession is with New Yorkers and redneck bars, but here is the UWS’ entry. Complete with a jukebox…

Village Idiot

Village Idiot

[CLOSED] Became: Gin Lane You know a bar must really have something going for it if it can make hour after hour of country music…

Rudy’s Bar and Grill

Rudy’s Bar and Grill

What lurks in the dark, decaying recesses of Rudy’s? Well, besides the creepy customers and discarded, free hot dogs, we may never know. I have…

Rodeo Bar

Rodeo Bar

[CLOSED] Apparently this is one of the biggest country and western bars in New York City. To the casual observer it looks like a bizarre…

Red Rock West

Red Rock West

[CLOSED] Imagine if you and your drunken fraternity buddy sat down one night after a fat J and a couple quarts of O.E. and tried…

Hogs & Heifers

Hogs & Heifers

I’ve always had this irrational fear about coming to this place. I’m not sure if it was the lurid tales of Julia Roberts and her…

Hog Pit II

The Hog Pit (II)

Moving up from The Meat Packing District to Chelsea is a weird move for this honky-tonk barbecue joint. Ignore the fact it now sits directly…

The Hog Pit

The Hog Pit

[CLOSED at this location] Reopened: The Hog Pit II The last thing I would ever expect to see at a redneck barbeque place is a gay…

Duke’s

Duke’s

Honestly, if you’re drunk, in the Union Square area and craving BBQ that just might kill you, there’s no place like Duke’s. If you’re sober,…

Doc Holliday's Bar

Doc Holliday’s

Yet another honky-tonk, redneck bar that seems about as out of place in the East Village as a sports bar in Chelsea. Surrounded by area…

Dakota Roadhouse

Dakota Roadhouse

[CLOSED] You’ve seen The Accused, right? It’s not to say that the nice construction dudes from Ground Zero (seven years after the fact) remind me…

Coyote Ugly

Coyote Ugly

Let me start off by saying that those of you going here expecting to see Tyra Banks (or even Piper Perabo) are in for a…

Back Fence Bar

Back Fence Bar

[CLOSED] Where horrible folk singers go to die — or at least suffer a little while trying to croon over the din of drunken frat…

American Trash

American Trash

[CLOSED] This place is like an institution on the UES. While so many crappy bars have come and gone over the decade or so since…

9C

9C

[CLOSED] Nothing makes you feel more like a local than hanging in a bar that has absolutely no right existing. 9C is that kind of…