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Jul 18, 2009 08:18 AM

Restaurant with great whisky/bourbon list?

hey everyone!

my boyfriend's birthday is next week and i'd like to take him out to dinner to a place with a fantastic whisky/bourbon/cocktail list. i've looked at brandy library but their food menu is limited to small plates. we've already tried char no. 4 and clover club in brooklyn - and i'm looking for something a little more special. seems like all the great cocktail places i know don't serve dinner....

any suggestions? open to places in brooklyn as well!

thanks for your help!

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  1. Brandy Library is a really good post-dinner spot. Get the gougeres, they are fantastic.

    For a birthday dinner, Keens is a good choice for a scotch/whiskey/bourbon lover. They will even do tasting flights. The atmosphere and history is just icing on the cake. And I know very few men who say no to a good steak.

    For something more casual, or just pre-dinner drinks, Blue Smoke and Wildwood have good lists (I guess BBQ places tend to?).

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    1. re: kathryn

      Keens has the best scotch/bourbon/whiskey menu in the city. I think that would be the place to go.

      1. re: Spends Rent on Food

        Keens is the best for Scotch.

        Blue Smoke for a pretty good bourbon selection

    2. allen and delancey -- they have a great food and cocktail menu -- plenty of which include bourbon.

      1. Dinosaur BBQ has a good bourbon menu (and some pretty good beers as well).

        1. Hill Country has a great bourbon list too.

          1. "Char No. 4" on Smith St. in Brooklyn. All Bourbon all the time...718.643.2106 Awesome food. Casual but nice. The "blt" is divine.

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            1. re: cubanat

              "we've already tried char no. 4 and clover club in brooklyn"

              They've already been and are looking for somewhere new.