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“Great Drinks, small space”
Review of Employees Only

Employees Only
Ranked #485 of 14,144 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: West Village
Reviewed June 30, 2014

This bar is very cool. It is a speak easy and decorated appropriately. The cocktails are elaborate and mixed by experts. I really enjoyed the few I tried. The draw back is how crowded the small space gets. Additonally, the drinks are in the $14-$16, which is pricey, but worth it for the quality. Overall, I would come back.

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Thank Jill D
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

This speakeasy is as good as the hype. When we went (a Sunday night), it was fully booked and the bar was fairly busy. Nonetheless, the service was great, the drinks were perfect, and the food was delicious. We managed to get a booking about 4 hours before we wanted to eat, which I suspect was more good luck than anything else!

The steak tartare from here is pretty much the best thing I've ever eaten. They bring it to the table and prepare and season it to your taste in front of you. Great theatre, but even better taste.

The drinks menu is fantastic and they also will make speakeasy classics that are not on the menu.

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Thank LegallyB
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

Speakeasy vibe when not TOO busy, fun place to grab dinner pre-theater or other. Food very good, drinks even better and STRONG (with fun names!). Service for our large group was impeccable. Would definitely return. Can get very packed at night, recommend reservations.

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Thank TheSupervixen
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Reviewed June 9, 2014

Great place to have a drink in the West Village. Great atmosphere and service. Very interesting drink menu. Very friendly

Thank Said A
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Reviewed May 18, 2014

A friend of ours who lives in NYC recommended we go here and it is an insiders place that treats you very well. It was Sat night about 10:00 so it was crowded and we had to wait outside until a place came available. The doorman was nice and funny and entertained everyone. Inside we went to the Bar and not a table. it was crowded and lively and we met a fellow attorney who we enjoyed visiting with.

the drinks are REALLY GOOD!!!!!

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