New York, NY 10013
Village Voice's Description
Pass under a canopy and behind the curtains and behold the Prohibition-era vibe of Hudsonas speakeasy. Wood paneling, a shiny mantel, and an alchemy display punctuate the expansive bar. At a sleek counter, the fashionable crowd sips away on colorful cocktails. From the ProvenASSal ($12), which incorporates home-brewed dry vermouth and alavender-infused Plymouth gin,a to the Martinez Cocktail ($12), a martini predecessor with maraschino liquor and homemade absinthe bitters, the drinks dazzle, while veteran barkeeps mix to a steady beat.
Tips from foursquare
Arrive early at this best bar for birthdays to claim to prime barside real estate, and order a round of original cocktails mixed by rascally, white-jacketed gents.
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The entrance to this West Village speakeasy is behind the fortune teller curtain.
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