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“FUN” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Minus 5 Ice Bar New York NY

Minus 5 Ice Bar New York NY
Ranked #82 of 859 Nightlife in New York City
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“FUN”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2014

I had fun. Great experience. Thought the drink menu was very limited and expensive at that. Once you spend 20 minutes in there Your kind of ready to go..But I'm happy I did it.

Visited December 2013
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Cold outside Cold inside”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2014

Had a visit to the Ice Bar. Is rather small and made enitrely of ice including the glasses. Its realy just a novelty factor if you visit. Got a few good photos only stayed in about 20 mins as nothing else to do but drink in the cold !!! Another thing to say we did in New York... the VIP package is expensive for what it is and you get to keep the trapper hat (which you will NEVER wear) hahaha but as a fun factor worth a visit.

Visited December 2013
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r.i.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“Fun photo op !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

Went to Minus 5 , Second week in Jan. It was 22 degrees outside and 23 inside! It was smaller than we expected, but so much fun. Very cold, we wore the coats we had on as it was winter, instead of using their coats. There is a photographer inside, but we took our own pictures. Lots of them ! We only lasted about 30 minutes or so. 35.00 in total for entrance fee and one drink.It was quite the experience, one I would suggest to try once. I probably wouldn't do it again, but really glad we tried it. It was a unique experience. I would recommend it to a friend, if you have 30 or so minutes to kill.

Visited January 2014
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“Waste”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

Waste of money. Looks like a decorated freezer. Boring! We left after 10 mins. There is a charge for the use of their filthy coats. $75 for the dirty white "mink." So disappointing!

Visited January 2014
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Sarasota, Florida
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“BABY IT'S COLD OUTSIDE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2014

We visited this Bar during Christmas Holiday and Loved it. The whole Ice Theme was fun and "Freezing". The inside had separate small rooms with ice benches covered with Furs to sit on. There were Ice Nutcrackers, Santa Clause and Mrs. Clause to put your face in and get a picture. The Bar itself was made of ice and all drinks served in an Ice Glass. They had a nice selection of Cocktails, mostly vodka. They provide you with a parka and gloves, but we had our own since it was also cold in NYC. You have a $20 entrée fee and if you want to upgrade your jacket and gloves to fur, they have an additional charge for that. It was a lot of fun and a definite
experience in NYC.

Visited December 2013
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