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Wine Bar/Tapas - Lower Manhattan (Recommendations)

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Chelseaboi Jan 11, 2009 01:14 PM

Looking to built a repetoire of good wine bars between Chelsea and union square or flatiron and as south as soho. I was recently at boqueria and enjoyed it however the tapas werent very appetizing, I hear the food off the full menu is better. Slightly annoyed that theyve shut down the entire bar/restaurant for a private function tonight. If you have any other good suggestions, please let me know. Thanks.

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    winedanddined Jan 12, 2009 11:46 AM

    tapeo 29 lower east side is great tapas spot

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      winedanddined Jan 12, 2009 11:45 AM

      Tapeo 29 LES is great tapas spot.

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        italianagambino Jan 12, 2009 10:24 AM

        Pipa!!!

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          mch Jan 12, 2009 10:19 AM

          alta is good. i have found that no tapas place is amazing. some of good, great and not good dishes. alta has a great atmosphere, try to sit near the fireplace. i didn' t love the food at boqueria either, the sangria was delicious-however the glass was so tiny. pipa is cool as well but the food gets mixed reviews.

          1. thew Jan 12, 2009 09:19 AM

            euzkadi on 4th street has some very tasty tapas

            i like the duck meatballs, the olives, the shrimp in jamon, and the mushroom/crostini doohickey -whatever it's called

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              paperxdoll Jan 12, 2009 09:10 AM

              I am 20 and would love to go to a winebar... I look my age, but do you think any of these wine bars will card me? Just wondering!

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                kobetobiko Jan 11, 2009 06:45 PM

                I really like Terroir in East Village.

                Bar Jamon on Irving Place (with Casa Mono) is awesome too.

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                  MWileyLach Jan 12, 2009 08:16 AM

                  Wine bar below Peasant is great. Also, Alta has delicious tapas though is much more of a restaurant than wine bar.

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                    Lucia Jan 12, 2009 05:34 PM

                    2d both of these. I also like Gottino, and Casellula, which is outside of the geographic parameters.

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                    j.jessica.lee Jan 11, 2009 05:13 PM

                    I really like winebar (65 Second Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets). Great wine, nice vibe.

                    I've also heard great things about Gottino in the West Village. 52 Greenwich Avenue.

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