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Sep 14, 2007 08:38 AM

Best Restaurant Bars to Dine Alone


Visiting NYC for a conference for the first time. Staying in Times Square (I know, but that's where I have to stay, I can take a cab for food!). Want to eat at some of the great restaurants but dine alone at the bar. What are your favorite restaurant bars that offer great bar menus?

Thanks! Kimmie

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  1. I would say The Modern, Gotham Bar & Grill, Oyster Bar at GCS, Keen's.

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    1. Get in line to have dinner at the bar at Babbo.I had dinner at the bar last night and it was amazing. Gramercy Tavern, Hearth, and L'impero are fantastic also especially Hearth.

      1. Otto has a GREAT bar to dine at. Very lively.

        1. Gramercy Tavern, Keens, Babbo, Mary's Fish Camp. I also like the bar at the Palm on the westside, but others will disagree on that one.

          1. Union Square Cafe has an excellent bar with friendly bartenders and interesting other single diners to talk to (if you so desire). Maybe go on the early side, though, to avoid a long wait.