106 Norfolk St., New York, NY, 10002
nr. Delancey St.
By tess on 3/22/2011
Had to choose a spot for a fairly large group to meet and let's just say, it's never easy to make the right choice, especially on a Saturday. The reviews here helped me make the decision (minus the "Ugly Bettie" comment - have no idea how this person could have called this lovely, unassuming and fun place "pretentious"). It was a blast: great crowd, inventive, refreshing cocktails, the bartender was knowledgeable and sweet, the decor was sexy, and the music: fun 80s. Small bar, no doubt, but if you get there early enough (8ish), you may be able to nab the front table which fits 6-8 v. comfortably. My only suggestion to the bar is to lower the music just a *bit. On a scale of 10, we're talking at least an 8. Bring it down to a 7 and we'll avoid the ears ringing and hoarse throats from yelling/chatting w/friends. Overall, though, highly recommended! GTs.
By Mercy on 9/27/2009
Had a really great time here one afternoon. Great martini's and a really friendly bar tender! Loved the decor and even came back that weekend to show my friends!
By Mioz on 9/24/2009
If the back room is closed, visit Nurse Bettie instead. Fabulous decor, great service and fun range of drinks/beers.
By NYC_Actress on 12/17/2007
This warm, intimate space with bartenders who bother to learn your name has been my local since it opened. It's so great to be in a bar where the music isn't overpowering your conversation, where the atmosphere is casual, and where people enjoy hanging out with their friends, instead of trying to see and be seen. I hesitated to write a review because I don't want it to get too crowded, but I was absolutely shocked by the negative review from one user, and just couldn't let that stand on its own.
By betty1976 on 7/31/2007
In a word, pretentious. A decidedly uncool, Wanna-be hipster meets Upper East Side Frat boy scene. Bondage and pin-up girl theme is provincial and tired rather than cheeky.
Picnics with a view, roller-skating nostalgia, and a party for gay headbangers.