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169 Bar

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Energetic, fast moving, music , cozy & so busy even on a weekday evening ! The Bloody Mary was... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
Shalu2127
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New Delhi, India
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Fun dive bar

Asked a bunch of local bartenders where they go while i was in town. Heard this name many times... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
BitterJeff
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Frederick, Maryland
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1 Feb 2018
“Great ”
1 week ago
“Chinatown Classic”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes: it gets crowded, yes: sometimes there is a line, yes: it can be hard to get a seat, but 169 is hands down one of the best bars left in downtown NYC. If you want a unique and authentic NY experience, head to 169...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank seanpee
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Visited during Sunday happy hour.it was $4 for a can of beer and a massive shot! Friendly bar tender and interesting people to chat to.ended up staying longer than planned due to the cheap drinks and party atmosphere.met friendly locals and an adorable dog

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank coconut1234512345
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Very young tribe at this place: noisy and eccentric. If you are looking for a crazy night out in NYC, this looks like the place. Food was good and prices were affordable. I was there in a Friday night, so it was overcrowded and made...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Energetic, fast moving, music , cozy & so busy even on a weekday evening ! The Bloody Mary was excellent!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Shalu2127
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Asked a bunch of local bartenders where they go while i was in town. Heard this name many times. Fun atmosphere with great conversation and smiling faces. All food is microwaved right by the bar and considering that it was pretty good. Not fancy is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank BitterJeff
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Very eccentric selection of patrons! Definitely worth a visit. The cocktails are nothing to write home about, but they had some good beers and there was a good friendly atmosphere in this neighbourhood bar. A few scenes from Flight of the Concord's was filmed there,...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Weird little bar close to China town... Amazing atmosphere and great drinks...perfect place where to start a night in NYC

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Fiend and I were staying in a cheap hotel in Chinatown.....saw the reviews for this place and photos looked interesting. Decided to walk to check it out and went in. Have to say I was pleasantly surprised!! The place is packed and the decor is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lbomb13
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Found this New Orleans themed bar by accident while walking around Chinatown. This bar has a nice laid back atmosphere with friendly staff. I didn't realize how long it has been around. Definitely one of my new favorites. Have a couple dozen of their tasty...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Steve H
Reviewed 21 August 2015

One of my favorites in the city. It's not too expensive and the decoration is awesome. You'll find all kinds of people and the music is never obnoxious.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank lizbl
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