Speakin Easy: Best NYC Speakeasys

124 Old Rabbit Club – Accessed by pressing a buzzer, this skinny cellar pub features a long list of mostly European beers.
67 Orange Street – Bi-level Harlem lounge with a cozy vintage-speakeasy feel serving cocktails & small plates.
Angel’s Share
– Speakeasy-style bar in the East Village offering exotic cocktails in a cool, hard-to-find space.
Atta Boy
– Innovative, creative cocktails & classic concoctions mixed up in an industrial-style space.
Auction House – Swanky interior design & dim lighting make this intimate lounge a date-friendly spot.
Bar Centrale – Exclusive bar/lounge in a converted apartment that often plays host to Broadway stars post-show.
Bathtub Gin – Small plates are paired with gin-based cocktails at this speakeasy-style bar.
Flat B – High-end jazz lounge & cocktail bar with an upscale menu in an intimate, underground space.
Blind Barber – Daytime haircuts & drinks in the front room morph into a lively back-room cocktail bar at night.
Boudoir
– Styled after Marie Antoinette’s chambers, this cozy hideaway offers cocktails, snacks & live jazz.
Brooklyn Social – Former Italian social club transformed into a speakeasylike bar serving classic cocktails.
Dear Irving – Cocktail parlor with fancy drinks & elevated bites in an upscale space with a time-traveling theme.
Death & Co. – Bartenders in bow ties & suspenders recall the speakeasy era at this dark, moody cocktail lounge.
Dutch Kills – Classic & newly invented craft cocktails served with hand-cut ice in a dark, throwback-style space.
Employees Only – Inventive drinks are poured at this retro-looking, Prohibition-style bar.
Fig 19 – Secret art gallery entry revealing a cozy, chandelier-lit hideaway spotlighting craft cocktails.
Larry Lawrence – Dimly lit bar with a barely marked entrance, high-design details & a glass-enclosed smoking area.
Lanterns’ Keep – Elegant saloon with dark wood paneling & historic decor mixing classic, Prohibition-era cocktails.
Little Branch – Underground den of mixology featuring a vast menu of handcrafted cocktails in a snug space.
Lovers of Today – Snug & dark speakeasy-style haunt with happy hour specials & a menu of specialty cocktails.
Manhattan Cricket Club – Upstairs from Burke & Wills, a cricket-inspired, gold-brocaded hideaway offers inventive cocktails.
Middle Branch – High-end, classic & original craft cocktails in a hip, bi-level setting.
Mulberry Project – Exclusive Little Italy speakeasy serving custom cocktails & shareable dishes to a buzzy crowd.
Nitecap – Playful cocktail bar with a dark, speakeasy vibe serving unique aperitifs, highballs & punches.
Please Don’t Tell – Patrons who enter through a phone booth in Crif Dogs next door sip novel cocktails in a dark space.
Smith & Mills’ – Tiny bar/restaurant in a converted carriage house with vintage decor & a noteworthy bathroom.
Sunshine Laundromat – Brooklyn’s finest laundromat, craft beer, and pinball emporium.
The Back Room – Hideaway with a Prohibition-esque vibe, offering cocktails in teacups and beer in paper bags.
The Manderley Bar – Music venue & cocktail bar at the McKittrick Hotel with a jazz theme & low-lit, intimate atmosphere.
The Raines Lawroom – A semi-secret entrance (ring bell) leads to this plush lounge crafting Prohibition-era cocktails.

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