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Dorrian's Red Hand

1616 Second Ave., New York, NY, 10028
at 84th St.

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By gcasey1505 on 6/30/2013

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • No, I would not go back!

I have never had to deal with such rude, condescending bouncers before in my life. I turned 21 in April and have never had my driver's license scrutinized before. I provided it, my selective service card, my college ID, and a credit card -- they still stared at me and said they didn't look like me. Ironically, I was wearing the same shirt that night as I was in my driver's license picture. Bathrooms are filthy as well and the bartenders are not very good at recognizing names of drinks. Really disappointing -- could have been a fun place.

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Preppy Late Night at Its Best

By Slapshot3 on 3/20/2009

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

Dorrian's is a great place to go after a BYOB dinner with friends and a couple different stops on the bar circuit. It gets crowded around 2 AM, but it never feels claustrophobic. The crowd ranges from Wall Street suits to fratty backwards hats. The prices are a little steep for domestic beer, but the amazing 80s/90s music makes up for it. It is definitely the place to end the night. Remember late-night in college? That Dorrian's post-college.

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