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The Spaniard

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Opened in 2017, The Spaniard is a West Village bar serving fine food, strong drinks and plentiful whiskey, inspired by classic New York bars like Keens, Old Town Bar and PJ Clarke's -- spots that marry a timeless vibe and old school service. The bar's spirits list features 100 whiskies, over half of them Scotch, sourced from around the world, and Chef PJ Calapa's excellent bar food is the perfect accompaniment to the many, and varied, creative cocktails. The New York Times calls it a bar with "serious food," and New York Magazine lauds the bar's patty melt and "well-curated house selection of more than 100 whiskeys" in its "Where to Eat 2018" feature. Its extraordinary style and design has been
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went there for drinks and they were able to make our special requests with no problem. They had a huge list of whiskeys from around the world. Service was friendly and quick.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank DavidC20867
Reviewed May 1, 2019

So basic it is extra. The only reason to go here is to see how truly awful a hostess can be. We walk in to a mostly empty bar and every table says "see hostess". we tell her we have 4 people and she, without...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank writeguy27
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

This place is pretentious, snob and overpriced. The hosts are snob and it is not worthy to spend a dollar in this place. Avoid at all costs, specially because you will find so much nicer places in the neighborhood!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank fabiosandes
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Visited here in Feb 19. A cool pub set in the great area of west village NYC. The food was ok (typical fries and onion rings) and the drinks were more commercial rather than specialist craft beers. Depending on what your thing is - would...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JBEcclesfield
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Drinks excellent. Service excellent. Best burger of my life. We stumbled across this on our visit from London and it was the best find of our trip. Burgers are incredible. Visit this place

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dannyh855
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in to The Spaniard for a couple of drinks and ended up eating dinner there because everything on the menu looked so good...and we weren’t disappointed because the food was fabulous! We had the Buffalo Duck Wings, Charbroiled Oysters, and the Smash Burger. And...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank amybro724
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Friends who live locally took us here for a dinner with a group of 10. The food was modern and served promptly, and the waiting staff were alert and friendly. It is a busy and noisy place, so don't expect romance, but certainly fun.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Back_to_Sandringham
Reviewed January 21, 2019

I recently hosted a party at The Spainard and the staff was extremely hospitable. From the beginning planning menus to the bartender and manager on-staff, everyone was extremely helpful and nice. My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed and I would recommend to all!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JacquelineB3192
Reviewed November 12, 2018

The staff were very welcoming and friendly. The Guinness is good. Had steak and eggs and it was all cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank anorth52
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed this place, few beers in a pleasant setting. Busy enough to have atmosphere, but not too busy. Wine and beer selection was good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SteveB834
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