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Bar recommendations near CRAFT?

codymouse Apr 26, 2012 08:30 AM

My beautiful wife is taking me to CRAFT for my birthday. We would like to chill with a couple of drinks before our 8:00 dinner. Any suggestions of a good spot within walking distance? She doesn't drink beer so need something with wine or cocktails. Thanks.

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    ukitali RE: codymouse Apr 26, 2012 08:37 AM

    Raines Law Room, Flatiron Lounge, Craftbar, Flute and Rose Bar are all within a few blocks.

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      kathryn RE: codymouse Apr 26, 2012 09:16 AM

      2nd Raines Law Room & Flatiron Lounge. Raines, especially, if you can go early, and grab one of the private, curtained off booths for 2.

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        Sneakeater RE: codymouse Apr 26, 2012 09:20 AM

        The bar at Craft?

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          nmprisons RE: Sneakeater Apr 26, 2012 10:14 AM

          This. They have an awesome cocktail list and the bartenders are top-notch. If Sean is there, hand him the reins and you will be more than impressed.

          Rains Law Room is also a good choice, but there will likely be a wait, depending on day and time. I have twice given up on the wait and simply walked over to the bar at Craft.

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            Sneakeater RE: nmprisons Apr 26, 2012 10:38 AM

            Sean is great.

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