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Afternoon Cocktail (maybe outside?) Today Near Union Square

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Anyone have a place that comes to mind? Nothing fancy - just a place to have a drink and maybe even sit outside. Thanks.

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  1. I'd go to Rye House which serves really good craft cocktails in a more relaxed setting. They serve lunch from 12-5pm on Mondays through Fridays and are open earlier than similar cocktail spots.

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    Rye House
    11 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011

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    1. re: kathryn

      Are the tables out at The Coffee Shop? Being a Friday it might be a madhouse there though...
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    2. "Nothing fancy - just a place to have a drink and maybe even sit outside."

      Do you realize it's 90 degrees out there today? lol :)

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      1. re: ttoommyy

        ..and my office right now is freezing, so I totally understand the desire to sit outside IN the warmth, and have a cold one at the end of the day.

      2. It is a little fancy but nice on a hot afternoon - Japonais. They open all the windows, it's not too hot but you feel like you're outside - I think you can sit outside too. I like their cocktails.

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        Japonais
        111 East 18th Street, New York, NY 10003