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The Cock

Closed Now: 11:00 pm - 4:00 am
Open today: 11:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Ok for a one off visit.

I visited here with some friends when holidaying in NYC. Back home we have so many laws and... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2016
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
spooky club

For thoose who like to join the real darkness it could be the place to be. Went there @ around 2am... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2014
Tom F
Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
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  • Average40%
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  • Terrible20%
20 Sep 2018
“The best remaining Gay bar in nyc”
2 Jul 2018
“great bar terrible bartender”
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188 Avenue a, New York City, NY 10009-4013
East Village
+1 212-777-6254
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The Cock is dark, dirty and wonderful. This is all that remains of the sleazy nyc Gay bars of yore and the last vestige of depravity in the big city. I hope it never changes. I love it. If you can’t appreciate a fabulous Gay...More

Date of experience: September 2018
7  Thank johnnycmcm3
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The bar is clean, drinks reasonably priced, atmosphere is pretty good. it may be a fluke but had a terribly ride front bartender on 7/3/18 that basically ruined the entire experience. Hope others have better luck

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Carlos P
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

A friend of mine suggested I go to this bar on my first night in NYC. OMG what an experience! The place is a cheap dive but at least the drinks were cheap.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank M T
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

You pay 20 usd to enter. So you expect to have a serious customer relationship, but it's not! I came tonight. The security guy at the entry took my bottle of water, telling me that I could take it back when leaving. When leaving, the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
11  Thank Tanguy M
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

I visited here with some friends when holidaying in NYC. Back home we have so many laws and regulations that it takes the fun out of partying, so to see naked guys walking around was kinda cool and liberating from our perspective. The guys here...More

Date of experience: January 2016
8  Thank adamw588
Reviewed 12 April 2014

For thoose who like to join the real darkness it could be the place to be. Went there @ around 2am and I couldn't see anything except at the bar....there were candlelight. If you like to be touched and kissed by strangers you don't see........More

Date of experience: April 2014
5  Thank Tom F
Reviewed 27 October 2011

They were rude at the door. They charged a cover. The bar was empty. Never again.

Date of experience: October 2011
2  Thank John J
Reviewed 6 January 2009

Picture it. In the east village at 1:00 a.m., looking for a place to dance the buzz away. We stumble out of "The Monster" and into "The Cock". The two bars combined together may have offered a more gratifying climax, but, alas The Cock by...More

6  Thank psrogers01
Reviewed 15 May 2006

This is the bar to end all bars . If your looking for Pre-Giuliani Gay Bar fun , this is it . I think when I die I will have my ashes sprinkled on the dancefloor here .

14  Thank Pioneer13847
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23 December 2018|
Response from Voyager603788 |
Yes, most bars in NYC with a doorman require an ID, even if you’re clearly of age... it’s ridiculous
26 November 2018|
Response from johnnycmcm3 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry man. I don’t know. I only go on Fridays.