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Best Bars for Picking Up


Natives Seeking Tourists

New York Marriott Marquis
It's in Times Square, and the top-floor cocktail lounge rotates. Where Joe Millionaire would take his dates.
• 1535 Broadway, at 45th Street; 212-704-8700

Eurotrash Seeking Semi-Celebs

Bar at the W Union Square
Men in shiny shirts and Drakkar Noir woo women who may or may not have appeared on MTV's 1996 Spring Break Special.
• 201 Park Ave. South; 212-253-9119

Trust-Fund Bankers Seeking Trust-Fund Publicists

"You went to Buckley? I went to Chapin!" Home-grown Manhattanites having nightly reunions.
• 125 E. 54th Street; 212-583-1333

Single Moms Seeking Single Dads

"Deb's Family Disco" at Jack Rose
Starting at 5 p.m. on Sundays, it's family night. Kids provide an ice-breaker-and there are none of those awkward moments where you have to admit you've actually got them.
• 771 Eighth Ave., near 47th St.; 212-586-7425

Sopranos Fetishists Seeking Carmela Look-Alikes

This appropriately named supper club-filled with big-haired blondes who wear spandex but shouldn't-rarely attracts anyone under 40 and rarely plays any music made since the early nineties.
• 1117 First Ave., near 61st St.; 212-835-5979

Mods Seeking Rockers

"Shout" at Bar 13
Quadrophenia meets Sex and the City: Music snobs out to get laid late on a Sunday night.
• 35 E. 13th St., second Ffl.; 212-979-6677


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