HOME > Chowhound > Manhattan >
What are you cooking today? Share your food adventure
TELL US

UWS Cocktails??? (fast)

l
lildiss73 Apr 24, 2009 12:24 PM

Hi all,
I need your help and fast, I have a date tonight and we are going for cocktails, any recommendations for a great place on UWS?

Thanks!

  1. Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. s
    Simon Apr 24, 2009 12:46 PM

    Bar Bao...loungey lovely Vietnamese place...

    Cafe Ronda (if you want tapas w/ your cocktails/wine and more a rustic restaurant setting)

    4 Replies
    1. re: Simon
      h
      harrison Apr 24, 2009 01:45 PM

      2nd Bar Bao

      1. re: harrison
        l
        lildiss73 Apr 24, 2009 01:57 PM

        is there a lounge inside bar bao, could not find the link!

        Thanks everyone.

        1. re: lildiss73
          s
          Simon Apr 24, 2009 02:28 PM

          the room when you enter is a bar/lounge: there is a long bar w/ seats, as well as two booths and a few seats in the center...

          it has soft lighting, nice staff, a sultry vibe (especially compared to most places on the UWS), and some tasty and varied food options for snacking and/or dining...pretty much an excellent place to meet for a date...

          1. re: Simon
            MMRuth Apr 24, 2009 02:31 PM

            I agree - chic looking, downtown vibe, and nice staff with no attitude.

    2. JungMann Apr 24, 2009 12:48 PM

      Cafe Ronda and Calle Ocho can do standard Latin cocktails pretty well. If you want something more involved, I'd check out eightyone.

      Show Hidden Posts