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dutch kills

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$$ - $$$
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2427 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101-4314
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2015

This bar is different. Old school, elixir drinks, and a fun atmosphere. The drinks used to be a bit more potent but it is still something to check out. The place is off the beaten path. If you're around, worth checking out.

Thank SBrowner
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2015

We both absolutely loved this bar. Decor was totally cool and the cocktails very alcoholic, bar staff were very welcoming and friendly. You can either sit at the bar or they have booths. We chose to sit at the bar. We would definitely go back to this bar again and would have no hesitation to recommend it.

Thank Diving9773
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

A going away party for a co-worker brought me to Dutch Kills. It is a true Cocktail Bar. Specialty ice for the various drinks. I had a Ramos Gin Fizz- as good any I have had in New Orleans and better than most!!! Yes it is a Cocktail Bar- don't expect speed - the drinks take time to make -... More 

Thank Aaron C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015

Looks sketchy from the outside but this is no dive bar. Great mixology in a dark speak-easy like place. Very accommodating to a non-drinker inour crowd in making up something nice an non-alcoholic. We were lucky to get a booth, get there early.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Server took forever the bar had water down drinks I however liked the place of business but the bartender seems as if he did like German ppl

Thank Smith W
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2015

Dutch Kills is reminiscent of an old speakeasy from way back in the day. It's marked by a "BAR" neon sign outside and not much else. Once you enter, its very dark but you can still make your way past the tables to the nicely laid out bar in the back. The drinks are interesting but sometimes I think it... More 

Thank MRK321
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015

Delicious and thoughtful mixology. Bartenders are knowledgeable and experienced. They're friendly too. Try anything made with mezcal. If food is offered, I would not know. The cocktails are too delicious.

Thank Randall K
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2015

Like I said I dont even know where to start, First time at this place over the weekend and I was in awe, The service, The Quality of the food, drinks and the decor was unreal. its a very dark spot, and from looking at the outside it looks like a place you can walk right by it and not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2015

The decor can't be more impressive. All wood, separated in sitting/eating area (booth wood) and the bar. Knick knack of the past complete the ambience - old, wood wall telephone or the jukebox. Opens at 5pm, the bar is already half-full with people sipping cocktails after work, during happy hour. We're more into beers which they only have in can... More 

Thank travelingmonkey07
New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2015

Went for first time as part of a large corporate group. I was quickly and arrogantly told not to approach the bar; I was to 'sit down'. I asked about the beer selection and I was this time TOLD to sit down. Arrogant, rude nasty and dark. I immediately left and neither me not my group will ever return .... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, American, International
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2427 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101-4314
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: 718.383.2724

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?