Union Square Area

Dig Inn - Union Square

Dig Inn – Union Square

Options in the Flatiron and Union Square area used to be slim. In fact, back in the day, Union Square was a complete shithole. I know — hard to believe! Now it'...
McDonald's Union Square

McDonald’s (Union Square)

Look, I'm not really going to waste your time here. If you haven't been to a McDonald's, then you're either a tree hugging, dirty hippy who should be dragged be...
Union Square Cafe

Union Square Cafe

I worked right across the street from this place for like two years. I watched people from my offices' window eat burgers and whatnot at outside tables....
Shades of Green

Shades of Green

More like shades of beige. After trying to bring our group of five or so to Revival next door, and being denied seating by the drunken crowd, we strode with lit...
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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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Irving Plaza

Crap, I've seen a bunch of shows here. They've ranged from horrendously boring (Elliott Smith), to terrifically danceriffic (The Dismemberment Plan & Soul C...
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Reservoir Bar & Grill

We guess college students need a place to watch sports too. Of course it's not as if NYU students are going to be cheering on the Violets on ESPN or anything. W...
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AZ

Is it closed or isn't it? Well, it should be. Wasting a cool space like this with overwrought Asian fusion cuisine should be a crime. Mrs. Hipster had been ...
Republic

Republic

Give me Mao! Actually, we could take it or leave it. The food at this place is about as authentic Chinese as Olive Garden is authentic Italian. In other wor...
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Union Bar

Union Bar is funny. We've never had a particularly good time there, yet we continue to go there. Whoever said location, location, location really had someth...
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Lemongrass Grill (Union Square)

Sometimes you don't want to stretch your taste buds. Challenging food is difficult on a regular basis, so you reach for the old standby--the place that has ...
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Revival

There are no gimmicks at this Astor Place area bar--and that's actually pretty refreshing. No little couches, no pinpoint halogens, no horrendous drum 'n ba...
Bar 13

Bar 13

If the drinks weren't so damn expensive, this would be one of the better bar/clubs around. So, go there for their two-for-one happy hour, and the problem is sol...
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Bowlmor Lanes

We wouldn't normally include a bowling alley in a bar and restaurant survey, but with the amount of time you'll end up waiting for a lane, this place might as...
Park Bar

Park Bar

The Park Bar is a tiny, little box of a room situated just off of Union Square, an area amazingly devoid of decent places to get a drink. Luckily, this gem open...
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University Place Restaurant

Sometimes you can be surprised, even by a Greek diner. Chef whoeverapopolis serves a mean buffalo burger and takes care to cook his burgers just so. If it w...