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The Duplex

61 Christopher St, New York City, NY 10014 (Manhattan)
212/255-5438
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Ranked #51 of 779 Nightlife in New York City
Type: Piano Bar, Gay Bars
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st. louis
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I found this place on Groupon and what a deal it was. The show was great. I suggest you get there when the doors open to get a seat in the front. The bar upstairs is fun afterward. The piano bar downstairs is always crowded, but a fun group of people.

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Richmond, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My friend and I saw the Duplex in a trip advisor post about fun places to go at night. NYC can be very overwhelming without good recommendations! Well let me tell you this recommendation was spot on. Had no idea it was a gay bar but that didn't matter to us. It's a small bar and there are a lot... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Tina, you're a star - you made our night! Had great fun at this place although we stumbled on it entirely by accident!! The upstairs dj bar was fun.

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South Amboy, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I recently had my SOLD OUT show "I've Slept My Way To The Top....Twice" here at The Duplex and was the best decision I ever made! The staff went above and beyond not just to accommodate me, but to all the people who came to see my show. The warm atmosphere is exactly what the show needed and I look... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

This was such a wonderful place years ago but it is changing quite a bit. At the cramped piano bar downstairs the staff is rude and even hostile. They don't seem very happy to be there and it creeps into the entire experience unfortunately. The upstairs was once known as the game room with a pool table, dart board and... More

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Welling, Kent
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9 reviews 9 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Recently I found myself back in Manhattan having lived there back in the 2000's. I had to stop in at The Duplex to show my friend what still is my favourite bar in the world. Where else do you get freepour alcoholic drinks (think four or five UK shots) to a glass for £8 a go plus fabulous entertainment from... More

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Grand Haven, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The sign on the wall says $5 well cocktails "nightly" until 8 but when the bill comes you will learn that that is, at least, not on Saturday night. Upon asking about this discrepancy we were told someone just put this (framed and misleading) sign up (in two places behind the bar). I realize that Saturday nights are usually not... More

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Waxahachie, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My friend and I were barhopping in Manhattan on Tuesday the 16th and this was the 8th (and final) location we ended up. We arrived at The Duplex @ 11:00 on Tuesday night and it was PACKED. Luckily we were able to find a table next to the piano - the last two seats in the house. The piano sounded... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

We just saw Camp Gay and laughed from start to finish,it is very clever ,witty and not for the faint hearted.The cast are fantastic and very talented and put their heart and soul into giving you a good time.Low cost production but you don't need expensive sets and plush surroundings to make a good show. Well made cocktails at a... More

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Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Found this place by accident and what a find. If you like great energy at a piano bar and people who can really SING!! You'll have a blast here. We did. From what I hear its always packed,and I can see why. Fun fun fun.

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