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Space Billiard Cafe

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34 W. 32nd Street, twelfth floor, New York, NY 10001 40.747831 -73.987199
nr. Broadway  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-239-4166 Send to Phone

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  • Scene: After Hours, After Work, Billiards, Neighborhood Bar
Photo by Patrick Siggins

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Hours

Daily, noon-7am

Nearby Subway Stops

B, D, F, M, N, Q, R at 34th St.-Herald Sq.

Payment Methods

MasterCard, Visa

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Make it through the shaky, anxiety-inducing elevator ride to the top floor of a nondescript K Town office building and you'll be pleasantly surprised. Despite a name befitting a Tracy Jordan rant, Space Billiards is a clean, spacious, and quiet pool hall. The clandestine location (you'd truly never find the place if you weren't looking for it) keeps out those who aren't serious about billiards, which leaves a predominantly male clientele too focused on the game to produce the requisite bar noise. Upbeat techno played at low decibels fills in the silence, along with the sound of a cue stick hitting an 8 ball. The bar stocks inexpensive beers (Heineken, Corona), sake, coffee, Snickers, potato chips, ramen, and imported Asian chips and sweets to raise players' energy levels: Games go round the 24-hour clock. The space is carpeted and painted, decorated only by a few fake plants and glowing beer logos, but don’t be intimidated by the dour mood: The bar serves as one awesomely bizarre rendezvous spot.

Note

Pool tables cost $10 for half an hour, $17/hr for up to four people Sun-Thu, $19/hr for up to four people Fri-Sat

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