Brooklyn, NY 11215
- Sun, Sat 2pm-4am, Mon-Fri 6pm-4am
- Coat Check, Patio/Sidewalk Dining
Village Voice's Description
For those unaware, Excelsior ("Ever higher!") has taken New Yorkas state motto for its name. This liquor-serving incarnation of the slogan boasts an expansive, lush outside space with plastic flamingos. Play a few classics on the jukebox, which had Echo and the Bunnymen, the Psychedelic Furs, and INXS, and quaff a fresh, extra boozy ("Ever drunker!") margarita served in a tall pilsner glass. Most of the primarily button-down-shirt-and-khaki-clad bargoers seemed, not surprisingly, to live nearby, judging from the presence of several dogs, who wove among the bar stools and tables begging for a pat on the head.
Tips from foursquare
Friendliest bartenders in the city.
The bartenders are some of the best in the city, and the patio and garden are an awesome place to chill out. :-)
Be sure to check out the back patio!
Low-key neighborhood gay bar with a beautiful, year-round outdoor space. Order the Skittles Shot! Awesome jukebox.
Fun, gay, local. With very sweet bartenders and good drink specials. And a JUKE BOX!