New York, NY 10003
- Sun-Wed 5pm-2am, Thu-Sat 5pm-4am
Village Voice's Description
At times, the need for a hidey-hole arisesawhen meeting a friend's ex for a not-so-innocent drink, or dating an uncouth geek with whom you'd rather not be seen. Avoiding the crowd is easy at Big Bar, a rare underpopulated East Village den. Four-dollar shots of JA$?germeister help to lubricate an evening in its suggestively black-PVC-clad booths, dim red lights cast a seductive glow, and the discreet bartender won't tell tales out of school (though she drew the line at a frisky couple's recent attempt to snog in the bathroom).
Tips from foursquare
The Manhattans here are really good. You can ask to get them in a manly glass to avoid spillage instead of the little martini glasses.
Order one of Stephen's signature drinks: the Razor's Edge. Or order the best Manhattan in the city.
They do not serve sandwiches here.
Our page will be set up soon...in the mean time, come and visit the fabulous Stefan, the vivacious Verduch, and, of course, my humble self (Roxy) for the best drinks in town! See you soon.
The beer on tap was totally flat last time I was there. Best to order something in a bottle.
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