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Faces & Names

159 W. 54th St., New York, NY 10019 40.763118 -73.980249
nr. Seventh Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-586-9311 Send to Phone

  • Reader Rating:

    10 out of 10

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  • Scene: After Work, Lounge, Neighborhood Bar, Private Party Space, Restaurant & Bar
Photo by Shanna Ravindra

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Official Website

facesandnames.com

Hours

Mon-Sat, 11am–4am; Sun, noon-4am

Nearby Subway Stops

B, D, E at Seventh Ave.; N, Q, R at 57th St.-Seventh Ave.; F at 57th St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Profile

The midtown-bar formula—HDTVs, dark wood, dim lighting, dessert martinis, and a bar menu overpopulated with salads, wraps, and wings—is not broken here, but it’s satisfyingly cracked a bit. The intrusion of televisions is minimized, the various fried offerings are generally decent (also: try the Little Rickies, scrumptious mini-Cuban sandwiches), and the intimate, irregular nooks furnished with long, plush red couches arrayed around a crackling fireplace are a cozy and classic twist. Large paintings of various famous mugs in caricature—Willem Dafoe, Christopher Walken, Frank Sinatra, etc.— add character, not to mention a dose of self-aware camp.

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