And yes, you can get Franzia here. I really did love it. . At any one time, there are at least a dozen craft beers on rotation. We love bars with moxy, so we love Alaska.
They've got so many special offers on tap here, you are going to want to stop here, at least a couple of nights per week after your workday is done. Delicious tacos out of a tortilla factory out of a garage. I will have to return to update a permanent review. This is quality stuff, not cheap wine from the local supermarket. However, many newer places in Bushwick have begun using the dive bar as its launch pad and moving on up. What more could you desire? And, by the way, with most cocktails in the very reasonable price range of between eight and eleven dollars, your night out on the town is highly affordable.
You will absolutely love the way that Skytowns' bartender mixes just the right amount of whiskey and dry vermouth with luxardo and orange bitters. Of course, you should still put Roberta's on your list. The James Henry cocktail consists of bourbon, house-made Drambuie, ginger and lemon. It exudes this vibe from the the comfy leather bar stools and fake wooden walls and vintage Colt 45 sign and stained-glass chandeliers and cash-only policy. Like all good Bushwick spots, the atmosphere is industrial yet homey, and feels like the kind of place where you can just sit and hang for a while. There's always something happening at Miles including great deals and special offers.
The bar staff has assembled a nifty list of cocktails, each one deserving of being referred to as a signature drink. How did it get this way? Left Hand features only one kind of snack, but it's a good one though; dumplings! The decor is very welcoming. Besides the addicting macaroni and cheese, the kitchen has turned out some delectable small plates and shares. Confusingly, Bushwick Country Club is in Williamsburg and is also not a country club. So, you know, there's a to debate the finer points of comic book culture with someone who's seen Batman movies other than The Dark Knight.
There are a bunch of coffee shops with food in this area, but Little Skips is the best of them. Just pick your spirit whiskey, peated scotch, rum, gin, vodka or tequila add ginger or grapefruit soda and then a splash of house tonic water. Get a cheeseburger or any of the actually quite solid Tex-Mex food to make that hangover a little less painful. Which explains why Happy Fun is always so happy and fun. Though only in posession of a license for wine and beer, the spot offers plenty of inventive low-alcohol cocktails and is a lovely place to while away the day drinking, but not getting totally hammered. One of the more grown-up restaurants in Bushwick, Faro is a good place for a date. You come to drink, dance, and watch other people drink while they dance.
But, if cheese is your downfall, then opt for one of their award winning grilled cheese plates. The Barbarella is a warm ciabatta topped with herb butter, tomato, basil, garlic and melted mozzarella. A small sound booth surrounded by ceiling-high shelves stacked with records is just the beginning. So there you have it: the sexiest bars in Bushwick! Their wine list is highlighted by imported reds and whites from France. Marek and his friends actually built the bar themselves from scratch. This blend of New Amsterdam, elderflower, lemon, ginger beer and bitters will certainly put a huge grin on your face. They serve European-inspired farm to table stuff, which amounts to a menu that has everything from empanadas, to burrata with squid ink, to ribeye with an arepa.
Come here for cheap drinks, comfy booths, and the opportunity to feel nostalgic for a decade you were maybe not alive for. There's seemingly always something going on, as mentioned above. Had the task of planning my friend's birthday crawl, so I snuck this one in there for me. It's a really tiny bar. The place functions as a cafe during the day, and they serve brunch on the weekends. Their curry vegetable pie is made with roasted root vegetables that are slowly stewed in garam masala curry. The table tops are old, reclaimed work shop tables.
Except for the mix it yourself option, which we will get to in just a moment, all rotating cocktails are on tap. You can spend the day in the world's best museums in Manhattan, but you should know that the warehouse walls of Bushwick are filled with some of the best art in New York City. This is some good shit. You can easily spend a day reading and sipping coffee or a beer at Molasses. Also, they have lots of vegan and gluten-free options, and stay open until 9pm, with live music and art events most evenings. I definitely appreciate being able to grab some pita chips and hummus while drinking, rather than stumbling out and making poor burrito-related decisions after the fact ok maybe that still happens, but the point stands. Head to the tiny side yard if you want to smoke, the middle pool table area to watch sharks battle it out for hours, or find some release in the back karaoke room.
If you've never tasted British-West Indian fusion, then you will receive an unforgettable introduction to this cuisine when you dine at The Rookery. By the 1970s, all of the breweries in Bushwick had closed. Probability of getting laid: 68% Attractiveness of the crowd: 55% Weirdos to scare you shitless the next morning: 37% Possible breakfast option: After the deed is done, you lovebirds can brush off that residual shame and head back to the scene of the crime for a delicious late afternoon brunch. So, you know, there's a to get trashed. Sure, the sincere and friendly service has something to do with the show of affection. This place is 70s-themed, and there are some retro hanging lamps, abundant wood paneling, and a few strings of Christmas lights hanging over the bar. In 2016, Bushwick became home to its first brewery in forty years when opened its spacious taproom.
I think a lot of people come from over the way, Happy Hide Away or Bizarre. Probability of getting laid: 69% Attractiveness of the crowd: 87% Weirdos to scare you shitless the next morning: 27% Possible breakfast option: And when the crispy morning sun puckers open your still-drunk sockets, stumble into for a new French-y breakfast that'll take the edge off your wicked, shameful, promiscuous hangover. Their Eggs Strata is divine, and they offer two different Bloody Mary's: one with beet-infused vodka and one normal. She earned her Bachelor degree in English at the University of Illinois and draws influence from her diverse background in editorial, television and public relations. A bar first, restaurant second, El Cortez is still a very solid place not just to drink, but also to eat. If you are a fan of any of the following bars, you will likely also be a fan of The Topaz: Sisters in Clinton Hill, Ramona in Greenpoint, Donna in Williamsburg, and The Wayland in the East Village. Their eggs are cage-free and natural and all pork served here is heritage.