Chelsea bar/restaurant rec needed
Hi, I'm looking for a very casual place to meet someone for the first time. A place in Chelsea, closer to the west side would be great, one that has a nice bar and perhaps a little to eat too...small plates, snacks, appts, whatever. Much appreciated!
Tia Pol...it's a little cramped at the bar, but great tapas and wines. This might be too south for you, but I also like Zampa a lot (w 13th and 8th ave)...italian wine bar and small plates. Bar Veloce is another wine bar (7th ave and 20th), but not a great food selection.
il bastardo is a good choice. it has a vibe, the food is good (not great) but a nice place to dine and have drinks.