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Employees Only

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Employees Only is New York City's inimitable speakeasy located in the heart of the West Village. Opened in 2004 by five industry friends, the restaurant and bar is driven by an innate inclination for hospitality and a core tenet that one can enjoy flawlessly executed cocktails and delicious, elevated food, served in a beautiful space without pretense. Twelve years later, their vision remains intact. In addition to a world class bar program whose acceptance is coveted by aspiring bartenders around the globe, Employees Only has gained a voracious and loyal following for their mysterious, convivial and hospitable ambiance and esteemed New American fare, distinguished by subtle Eastern European
$45 - $95
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Bar, Contemporary
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an amazing bar with an amazing and genuine service! The staff is caring and only wishes for you to have a great night! They are willing to adapt, create and offer any drinks according to what you want! Also, if you ever go...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank louloutriomphe
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had been there before with my husband and we had a nice time so I thought of recommending the place to my friends. We went there with my girlfriends on Thursday and had food and drinks. We settled our bill and decided to stay...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank awrLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting Employees Only NY a couple of times we grabbed a chance to take a look in their Singapore domicile. Right after entering the restaurant we felt like home. Familiar people with friendly faces, the food as good as expected or even better so...More

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Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Journey550959
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

I always give establishments the benefit of the doubt, but this place is clearly overhyped and has lost its luster. We’ve lived in Singapore for 3 years and have enjoyed it immensely — our time here will go down as our most negative restaurant/bar experience....More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank travelingtastebuddy
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed a great evening at EO. We were lucky to get a table and we ate the burger, beetroot hummus and the kale salad. The first two were excellent. The cocktails (though expensive) were excellent and Aziz is an amazing bartender.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AK6
Reviewed April 1, 2019

The drinks at this bar are delicious, and they have a great range that would suit anyone. The food was pretty good, I went with a group with 2 of us getting the burger. The flavors were really good, but the meat was pretty chewy,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank toddalini
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

Tremendously nice lady served us a couple of delicious cocktails. Ordered the tostadas for a nibble and fought over the 3rd. Really tasty. Thought this place might be a bit try hard due to substantial reportage citing its coolness but I was delighted to find...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Scotchofthejohn
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Whenever I visited this bar, it was always a nice experience, hence it quickly became a favourite joint. Finally, I made a reservation here for my birthday. Big regret, as this time, I did not turn up with a Caucasian man. I was with a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank MsFaithYeo
Reviewed March 11, 2019

The Spiffy Dapper just down the street recommended this place and it did not disappoint. We happened to sit next to the manager at the bar and he gave us several recommendations for other speak easies for the following night. We had a blast!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Clarene M
Reviewed February 3, 2019

I often go there afterwork, the drinks might be a bit expensive, but well served and you pay for the atmosphere. I really love the playlist, never fails to give you a kick and the place is always packed and perfect to socialize a bit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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