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Milk & Honey

134 Eldridge St., New York, NY, 10002
nr. Broome St.

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9
"Highly Recommended"

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79% would go back.

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Awesomeness

By Nejnejnej on 6/15/2012

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Cozy, great place to talk and listen - and fabulous drinks, obviously. Will go again.

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46 out of 81 people found this review helpful.

Still the Best

By MarkFr on 2/21/2012

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

While Silver Lining, Little Branch etc are all good, M&H remains the gem in S Petraskes cocktail empire. Have had nothing but fantastic visits. Even when arriving semi-drunk without an appointment they've let me in (although told in a crystal clear manner that reservations are necessary, so I wouldnt recommend it). Wonderful wonderful place. Oh, and the cocktails are heavenly. Hurry before they move.

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40 out of 86 people found this review helpful.

Obnoxious

By roxana_gia on 3/27/2011

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

Highly obnoxious staff (bitter about gnarly teeth? cocktail waitressing? life in general?) wrecks what may be a "find". Then again, with NYC awash in speakeasies, maybe not. Next!

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67 out of 148 people found this review helpful.

Rude staff let the place down

By colette001 on 12/31/2010

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • No, I would not go back!

I made reservations when a friend came to visit me in NY. It was just after the blizzard so traffic was terrible in the city. We were 15 mins late for our table (which we had re-confirmed that afternoon) and the response from the hostess/waitress was frosty and bordering on obnoxious. After some 5 minutes of being made to wait like naughty schoolchildren by the door (we were told to move AWAY from the bar) she eventually relented and agreed to "accommodate" us. Bearing in mind the bar was half-empty, it wasn't as if they were short of tables. Once sat, the moody waitress underwent a transformation to someone friendly and helpful. Bizarre. Good cocktails, typical NY bar atmosphere but trying too hard to be exclusive when there are many bars of this ilk in the city. Bottom line - it just ain't worth it.

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74 out of 151 people found this review helpful.

First rate drinks -to the highest mixology standards

By ROGERJO on 11/28/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

It was our first time at M & H. We showed up with a group of 8 at 1130 or so - the host told us they would try to accommodate us in an hour or so we returned at about 1 am ( now being only four people) and Michael the host went out of his way to find us a place to wait for a few minutes and got to know us and our drink desires. He seated us and we were off to the most adept mixology in NYC if not in the country. The "Penicillin" was the most interesting drink we have ever had - (three of us are in a mixology club and were thrilled by Sasha's skills and subtle performance) Great place - with good rules and standards - A total experience - THANKS MICHAEL !!

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121 out of 240 people found this review helpful.

Nice and inconvenient

By VaninaG on 7/5/2009

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • No, I would not go back!

Milk and Honey would be the perfect place to hang out and relax after a hard day's work; a haven where to rest from crowded, loud bars if you happened to be in the neighborhood. A great place to drop by. But wait. There is a reservation-only policy. So unless one can afford or be infatuated enough with the place to pay for a membership, which allows unlimited, impromptu access (even though calling is strongly recommended), I would say don't bother. Yes, it is quiet. Yes, there is old school jazz playing in the background. Yes, the bartender knows his stuff. But then, you find all the same things at Angel's Share, without the fuss. As Milk and Honey's pros are not that exceptional, its cons make it unworth the while: the tiny space allotted to non-members feels claustrophobic, and the freedom given to the bartender does not mean tremendous creativity on his side, but rather the conviction that his somewhat boring, unbalanced cocktails are the best in the world.

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141 out of 280 people found this review helpful.

Pricey but fun

By krodster on 6/26/2009

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

Went here with two girlfriends awhile back with the intent of ordering rum drinks since we were told these were their speciality. The server came by and we just told him, something with rum, and he brought back 3 different drinks one for each of us that were all fantastic. we did this 3 times, never getting the same drink twice, which was fantastic. it's a little dark on the inside, but very quiet and soothing. cash only and pricey ($15 per drink) but a fun experience every now and then for date or a couple of girlfriends.

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123 out of 242 people found this review helpful.

Exudes cool

By nywannabe on 3/14/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Not only cocktails of the highest quality, but the vibe is unpretentious and cool. Loved it!!!

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116 out of 228 people found this review helpful.

Still Amazing

By JDALY on 12/5/2008

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Can't say enough about this place. Perfect cocktails, reasonable price, perfect service.

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114 out of 235 people found this review helpful.

the real deal

By annakpr on 8/20/2008

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

cocktails of the highest quality served in a respectful no b.s. atmosphere. if u haven't thought of cocktails in the same terms as gourmet cuisine, this is the place to begin your education. exclusive but no attitude.

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