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Lea Wine Bar

230 Park Ave., New York, NY 10016 40.754718 -73.976017
nr. 46th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-922-1546 Send to Phone

  • Reader Rating:

    6 out of 10

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    2 Reviews | Write a Review

  • Scene: After Work, Bar Food, DJ, Lounge, Romantic, Swank, Whiskey Bar, Wine Bar
Photo by Cynthia Chung

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Official Website

leanyc.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 3pm-1am; Sat-Sun, private events only

Happy Hour

Fri, 3pm-1am; $5 beer, two-for-one specialty cocktails

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6, 7, S at Grand Central-42nd St.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Profile

Lea is a bit tricky to find, on account of its subterranean location underneath the Helmsley Building. And once inside it's a bit tricky to find anything at all, as the place is kept extremely dark. Most of the light comes from the wall of bottles stacked on shelves behind the bar, which helps illuminate the deep-red walls and reproductions of Italian Romantic paintings hanging on them. Small tables house an after-work crowd early in the evening, enjoying better-than-average bar fare from the kitchen, including sushi, bruschetta, and crab taquitos. As the night wears on, the darkness deepens and the music—contemporary hip-hop and house beats that don't quite fit the lounge-y décor—gets louder.

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