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Skylark

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477 5th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 40.667825 -73.98727
nr. 11th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
347-227-8196 Send to Phone

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  • Scene: After Work, Bar Food, Lounge, Neighborhood Bar
Photo by Liz Clayman

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Official Website

skylarkbarbrooklyn.com

Hours

Daily, noon-4am

Happy Hour

Mon-Fri, 4pm-7pm; $5 well, $1 off drafts.

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G at Seventh Ave.; F, G, R at Fourth Ave.-9th St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Profile

The owners of Cobble Hill’s Abilene created a lounge that could easily pass for a Pacific Northwest coffee shop, filled with thrift shop curios and matching dumpster-diver furniture. Music and decor leans toward the folksy “mellow gold” era: mismatched period lamps light walls covered by hotel-lobby landscapes and twee cross-stitching projects that would make your grandmother proud; well-preserved floral print couches almost certainly saw heavy use in the early 80’s. Vintage Medieval Madness and Harlem Globetrotters pinball machines provide yet another retro kick, and an in-house kitchen offers a few tempting sandwich options to soak up your cheap beer, like the chicken bacon jack, caprese, and a pastrami reuben. Skylark doesn’t quite aspire to hot spot status, but it may be the Slope’s top destination for those who’d like nothing more than to sink into a well-worn seat for a game of “drunk rules” Scrabble.

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