Summon some liquid courage during a prolonged happy hour (drink specials run until 9pm weekdays), load up the jukebox with slow jams, and get your flirt on.
A crowded backyard, tight bar area, and tighter photo booths are all prime for mingling fluids -- plus there’s a taco truck! On the opposite end of the spectrum, you’ll find the No Mad: A refined classic Manhattan barroom throwback perfect for meeting your first husband or second wife.
(Alternatively, it’s a good backup for when you’ve burned through everyone in your own borough.) Sunday night trivia, Once an overflow room for ‘burg staples like Union Pool and The Commodore, Rocka Rolla is still the neighborhood’s premier destination for sloppy seconds.
Together, Southern Americana decor (an American flag hangs on a wood-paneled wall over a jukebox), adrenaline-tapping but inoffensive rock music, and massive cocktail goblets make this the perfect place to take a long, deep breath and love the one you’re with. The archetypal meet market, Le Bain was voted “most likely place to hook up with a European” by us, just now.
Creativity and commitment to enhancing the craft of the cocktail are standard badges that this bar bears proudly.
If it’s a top night out you’re searching for, Employees Only is the place to be.