Mon-Wed, noon-2am; Thu, noon-3am; Fri-Sat, noon-4am; Sun, noon-midnight
2pm-6pm; two-for-one drinks
4, 5, 6, 7, S at Grand Central-42nd St.
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Even though it's been renovated and renamed since its days as Turtle Bay Cafe, overlook maintains an authentic, divey patina—an increasing rarity in this neighborhood. While die-hard regulars from the old establishment still keep spots at the bar, the majority of pint swillers are younger after-work professionals who mingle around the pool table or watch sports on one of 30 televisions. Enormous booths in the back make this a great place to bring an entire sales team or political club, but with overlook's friendly, low-key vibe, your group will be mixing it up in no time.Extra
A back wall is covered with original drawings by cartoonists like Mad Magazine’s Al Jaffee and Beetle Bailey's Mort Walker.
Picnics with a view, roller-skating nostalgia, and a party for gay headbangers.