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Bar Bao

100 W. 82nd St., New York, NY 10024 40.78387 -73.974097
nr. Columbus Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-501-0776 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
  • Price Range: $$$

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Hours

Mon-Wed, 6pm-1am; Thu-Fri, 6pm-2am; Sat, 5pm-2am; Sun, 5pm-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

B, C at 81st St.-Museum of Natural History

Prices

$16-$26

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Hot Spot
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Notable Chef
  • Private Dining/Party Space

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Profile

This venue is closed.

Michael “Bao” Huynh is working with the group that owns Calle Ocho and BLT Prime on this replacement to Rain— he tells us he’s carrying eight dishes over from his previous restaurants, Bao 111 and Bun (you’ll recognize the baby-lamb lollipops), as well as adding a host of others. We’re seriously contemplating booking the chef table and calling three days in advance for the suckling pig — it’s marinated in salted plums, fish sauce, and lemongrass, per Vietnamese tradition. You’ll also find what Bao calls “authentic Vietnamese flavor, in my own style” in a duck breast that’s seasoned with lemongrass, ginger, and olive oil and cooked sous vide. Bao tells us he loves duck heart (and who doesn’t), so he’s serving it in a hash along with duck liver. Finally, take a look at the interior — it comes courtesy of RKIT, the firm responsible for Allen & Delancey. Congratulations, Upper West Side, you have here a perfectly sexy late-night go-to — it’ll be open till 1 a.m. Monday through Wednesday and till 2 a.m. Thursday through Saturday. Find us at the six-seat roll bar enjoying summer, hand, and spring rolls.

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