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chorosch May 7, 2010 06:55 AM

Hi all - I just started working way over by the Hudson river, on 26th and 12th. I've been out a couple times looking for an after work spot with good drinks and some decent bar food / appetizers. Does anyone have a recommendation in this area? I'm thinking between 20th-30th streets, no further east than 8th ave. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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    RGR May 7, 2010 10:44 AM

    Agree that Co. is a good option.

    Co. photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391@N03/sets/72157622373026991/

    Also, check out Trestle on Tenth,. Good food and a lovely little garden.

    http://www.trestleontenth.com

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      chorosch May 7, 2010 07:24 AM

      thanks to you both! these are great suggestions.

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        another_lau May 7, 2010 07:21 AM

        spanish/basque food in excellent in your area. i love el quinto pino (tapas and drinks). many others rave about tia pol and txikito socarrat (paella bar), when good, is very good indeed. i think apart from tia pol they all don't take reservations. but if you walk around the area it's perfect. just hit them before 7pm

        you may have to walk just a few steps beyond 8av though

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          chow_gal May 7, 2010 07:16 AM

          The Frying Pan if it's a nice day.

          I am loving Ovest on W. 27th Street, btn 10th -11th.

          3 of the best Basque/tapas places in the City are close:
          Tia Pol
          Txikito - 240 9th Avenue
          El Quinto Pino - (def open all day) - 401 West 24th Street

          The Brewery in Chelsea Piers

          Half King - great pub food, beer

          Co. - artisanal pizza

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          Tia Pol
          205 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011

          El Quinto Pino
          401 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011

          The Half King
          505 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011

          The Frying Pan
          12th Ave and W 26th St, New York, NY 10001

          Txikito
          240 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001

          Ovest
          513 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

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