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8th street wine cellar

Greenwich Village
Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
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28 W 8th St, New York City, NY 10011-9085
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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388 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Went there with a group of friends to chill and relax before dinner. The service is super nice and the wine list quite extensive. Happy hour makes the stay quite cheap!

Thank Ludo-Owen
Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

This is a gem - a little oasis of a bar serving specialty cocktails, fab wines and small plates served up in a buzzy atmosphere. Proprietor Jonny C is so gracious, and really knows his wines and makes the bar come alive every evening. A MUST!

Thank Billie2013
Fairmount, Indiana
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Visited here with a couple of friends on a Saturday afternoon. My husband I were with our son, tour guide, and 2 other couples who were also visiting from out of town. We initially went in the craft beer spot next door. It was totally packed. I suggested us girls go next door for a glass of wine. It was... More 

Thank jehoward
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My favorite wine bar for happy hour! $20 for a bottle of wine. We've only had the Grillo because it's so good that we keep ordering it. We also tried some of the cheeses and charcuterie. They were okay, nothing too memorable except for the manchego, which was very good. Atmosphere is also very nice and romantic. Love this place!

Thank FaWon
St. John's, Antigua
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I spent a Friday evening with here with a friend. The atmosphere was great even though it was full. We had a bottle of wine and a number of appetizers. It was a great evening and the music wasn't too loud so we were able to have a good conversation. Nice location and easy to find once you know what... More 

Thank LauraA357
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My second visit to this place after I loved it the first time around, when I happened across it by accident, late afternoon when it was quiet and relaxed - a real find then. Not so enjoyable this time - it fell into the form of most other places on Friday night in the village. I'm not sure if they... More 

Thank Jon E
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Like other reviewers, we found 8th St Wine Cellar quite by accident. The signage is minimal and location such that it's easy to walk by without noticing. We're so glad we did find this terrific wine bar for pre-dinner drinks and appetizer. The soft lighting and music just loud enough to be noticed without precluding conversation made it easy to... More 

Thank FrequentFlyer53
Beverly, Massachusetts
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This bar has little signage. If we hadn't been looking for it, I wouldn't have noticed it. As it was, when we DID find it, I wondered if it was closed. It was quiet, dimly lit, and perfect for a quiet night out on St Patrick's day in NYC. The staff were friendly and the wine was good. Prices were... More 

Thank Eve1717
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

You will not find a more educated crew of wine and cocktail gurus than the staff at 8th Street Wine Cellar. Truly a top notch place to meet a friend for a drink or wind down a romantic evening.

Thank Nathan S
New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a great spot for a nice, quiet happy hour in the West Village. $18 bottles in the afternoon until 7 p.m. every day and a decent selection of bruschetta and fine cheeses -- what's not to like?

Thank William B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 W 8th St, New York City, NY 10011-9085
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

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