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Prohibition

) #4,122 of 9,250 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ American,
503 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10024-4403
+1 212-579-3100
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
18 Jul 2016
“Sunday night easy music”
12 Oct 2016
“Live music, good beer and great service”
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CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
503 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10024-4403
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

In the shuttle bus taking me from JFK to my hostel, a girl living in NY told me to go there. I went and loved it. The atmosphere is welcoming and there is live music every night from what I understood. The staff is very...More

Thank Agathileinschen L
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Prohibition came recommended to us by a local so after seeing a Broadway show, we decided to stop in for a nightcap. It was Friday night and they had a live band-I forget the name but they apparently play there regularly. It was really crowded...More

Thank zookeeperOrlando
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We went here yesterday. I had a passion fruit mojito. That drink had never touched a passion fruit and had nothing to do with a mojito. I wouldn't go here again i was really disappointed.

Thank Marie-Louise R
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I went out to catch up with a friend and this was a great place to hang locally on the upper west side. Friendly staff, good selection of drinks, and some easy music from the 70's. Similarly easy crowd who were in high school or...More

Thank yonis123
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I took my sweetheart out to Prohibition to see Morning Joe Scarborough rock the house. His performance was at 8:30, we arrived 6:30 for some cocktails outside on the sidewalk. I had several glasses of their white house wine, it was very good and only...More

1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We went here in the summer, and sat outside to enjoy some of their frozen cocktails. They were amazing and not too expensive. Prohibition was within walking distance of the hotel.

Thank Vicky W
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Decided to hit this place up after checking it out on yelp! The cocktail I had was too strong for me but still lovely. Extremely packed on a Monday night after 9pm but dwindled down towards 11pm. The live music is great if a bit...More

Thank Michelle1792
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Go here on Thursday nights - they have live music! Great if you're looking to have a fun time, but the music is also extremely loud, which makes it hard to talk to those around you. Drinks are also good.

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The food, staff and atmosphere were great. The restaurant was clean and with the windows open and looking right on the street, it was a great way to relax over dinner. On this section of Columbus Avenue, there are lots of places to eat, but...More

Thank travel_guru_r_us
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We got a table on a Friday night and were able to listen to the cover band! The food was yummy and the atmosphere was terrific.

Thank Bridget S
Nearby
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10024-4403
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-579-3100
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