Marshall Stack

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83 Very Good

Despite the name, the scene at Marshall Stack is never turned up to 11.

66 Rivington St., New York, NY, 10002


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The lowdown

Besides the poster of Pete Townshend bashing his guitar into a Marshall stack, a few other subtle things at this narrow, unassuming corner bar could be said to point to the namesake amp. Classic- and prog-rock bands on the throwback jukebox evidence the amp in action, but don’t expect the scene to be turned up to 11: The smattering of patrons are old enough to recall their days at Welcome to the Johnsons. This isn’t the place to bite the head off a bat while strobes fire. Instead, bask in the amber Art Deco lights, have some beer or wine, and bite into an English-muffin pizza, or a Cuban sandwich served on a Sullivan Street Bakery ciabatta.

What you need to know

DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelCivilized