Weather Up Tribeca

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79 Solid

As a downtown-cool-kid hangout, this dim drinkery couldn’t have been better designed.

159 Duane St., New York, NY, 10013


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The lowdown

What was somewhat wasted in the now-closed original’s out-of-the-way Prospect Heights location slides into place in Tribeca: gleaming subway tiles, a long bar with built-in stools, dim lighting, and a waitstaff so attractive you at least look twice. The drink list is brief but boozy, with pungent options like the bright, Scotch-based, ginger- and orange-infused White Horse, or the smoother, darker cognac-amaretto combo that is the Weather Up Jr., but good luck cobbling together a meal from the strange and sometimes brilliant bar-bites lineup. You could while away the whole evening here — until you get the bill — which, if it’s even calculated properly (hand-writing things on a calling card is cute but not practical) might induce sticker shock. Just take a cue from the lissome young things around you and act like it doesn’t matter.

What you need to know

DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelCivilized