Mon-Wed, 5pm-1am; Thu, 5pm-2am; Fri-Sat, 5pm-4am; Sun, closed
5pm-8pm; $2 off all drinks
A, C, E at 42nd St.-Port Authority Bus Terminal
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
This venue is closed.
Right off Restaurant Row lie the varied pleasures of Zanzibar, a spacious multi-room restaurant-lounge catering to cocktailers who like their scenery swank and their drinks brightly colored and fruity flavored. Beyond the heavily draped front door, a winding acrylic bar is accented by plump red-and-black barstools then illuminated by soft white lights; under a large video screen along the far wall, velvety couches and tables for two seem primed for tête-à-têtes. A snug ski-lodge adjunct down the hall gets even cuddlier with a small cluster of tables around a circular fireplace. Don't expect to have too deep a discussion though, since the DJ’s seamless spin of hip-hop and rock comes with a fairly pronounced bass line that only becomes louder as the night wears on. A separate dining room encourages patrons to choose from a menu of Mediterranean-themed, shareable small plates and finger foods.Trademark Drink
Specialty fruit cocktails, such as a mango mojito
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