St. Mazie is where you take someone when you aren’t sure if it’s a date. The place isn’t overwhelmingly romantic, but it’s dark and intimate enough that any chemistry will soon reveal itself. There’s also live music most nights, and that really only increases the odds of your falling in love with whomever you’re shooting whiskey with (and vice versa). But if that isn’t your agenda, you should still come here. It’s a nice, cozy bar in Williamsburg that tends to be the perfect amount of busy (and there’s a restaurant downstairs).
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Peter Luger Steak House
Peter Luger is a New York City steakhouse institution, and eating here is an experience unlike any other in the city.
Zizi Limona is a Middle Eastern spot in Williamsburg that works for pretty much any casual dinner situation.
Have & Meyer
Have & Meyer is a tiny Italian wine bar in Williamsburg where you can get over 90 natural wines by the glass.
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Good Enough To Eat
The Upper West Side may not be flush with noteworthy dining out options, but they certainly have one meal on lockdown – brunch. Good Enough To Eat has been an institution up in these parts for a good 30 years, and a spot we'll happily go to for simple, heavy handed home cooking.
If you enjoy a shared small plates dinner experience, then Traif in Williamsburg should be on your radar.
Community Food & Juice
Community Food & Juice is one of the best brunch spots around Morningside Heights and Columbia University. Unfortunately, that's exactly when it's at its worst. Hit it any other time for best results.
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Black Flamingo is a vegan Mexican restaurant in Williamsburg with a basement dance floor that’s open on weekends (when you’ll see a line to get in).
Loosie Rouge is a bar in Williamsburg for casual cocktails early in the night and a party atmosphere later on.
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