Yorkville

Bailey's Corner

Bailey’s Corner

What is essentially a neighborhood dive (if there is such a thing on the UES), this smoky, old-school bar attracts a bizarre mixture of budding Staten Island go...
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Mo’s Caribbean

We always found it weird that spring break bars in Mexico and any other tropical locale feel the need to recreate the outside atmosphere inside. In other wo...
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Judge Crater’s

is now: Biddy's Pub Holy crap, it's The Gaf! Who knew that under all the moldy pennants, stuffed donkeys, bowling trophies and 34 inches of dirt that was Pe...
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Pablo’s

Atmosphere is not Pablo's strongest suit. We were actually wondering at what garage sale they picked up the tables and chairs they use in the dining room (n...
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Kan Pai

Japanese restaurants in the 70's on the UES are more numerous than mustaches at a Bills game. Although the sushi at Kan Pai is remarkably good for just bein...
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Cilantro – North

There is something particularly attractive about margaritas, and Mexican cuisine in general. This is the principal on which this newish UES Mexican upstart ba...
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Jasmine

If we didn't know any better, we'd swear there was an underground tunnel leading directly to this wonderful restaurant from The Normandy. Twenty-somethings ...
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Sala Thai

Honestly, you either like Thai food or you don't. If you do, go here and get serviceable Thai food served in pleasant surroundings. We've found that Thai fo...
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Ruby’s Tap House

Yet another of the 2nd Avenue watering holes that caters to the young at heart and the identificationally challenged. One regular claims, "I suggest you com...
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Bar East

Gone are the armadillos and cute koala signs that once adorned the walls of the enigmatic Australia Bar (or, more correctly, Australia The Bar). Now, with a n...
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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...
Doc Watson's

Doc Watson’s

Doc's has won the annual "Best Place to Hook Up With a Chick in the Woman's Room Award" for the third year running. One reviewer describes the accommodations in...
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Wicked Wolf

One patron says, "It looks as though the owner's basement barfed on the walls." Everything from old banners to a Lil' Penny doll adorn the shelves and bar o...