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Sugar Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
254 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-2821
+1 212-579-0222
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
254 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-2821
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This place met beyond the expectations of me and my friends from NC. We made an open table reservations and even received a call for confirmation. When we arrived the host initially set us at the feet of the stage. Lol. But later came and...More

1  Thank Will A
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This establishment is owned by R & B couple Ashford and Simpson. Located upper West side. Good food excellent drinks. Live music at 9:00 with 15.00 cover charge. Very quaint intimate setting.

Thank Wanda S
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Had a great time. Food, drinks and especially the entertainment was wonderful. Will be going back.The in house band was fantastic.

Thank SlimShelly
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

After watching Ashford & Simpson talking about Sugar Bar a couple years ago on CBS' Sunday Morning news (it's on YouTube), I knew I have to come here to check it out myself. So I surprised my wife that we're going to eat here for...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The food was delicious and service was great! And it all was extremely affordable. Set in a charming upper west side townhouse, the small room in the back afforded us just the intimacy we wanted to catch up with old friends. In the front room,...More

Thank NadineHack
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I guess the good food should bring me back? I may try it again. on the fence.... and it wasn't just my meal, I sampled five different dishes from my friends, all freaking delicious! appetizers were also up there. my rum punch was weak, and...More

Thank lalatrips
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a surpisingly successful but rather down market restaurant and music venue on Manhattan's trendy Upper West Side. There is a regular clientele of largely wanna-be music types and their "dates" and a mediocre Caribbean kitchen.

Thank DJKTraveler
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Went here for my birthday- party of 5. What fun we had! My friends told them it was my birthday and we were seated and treated like royalty.... A wonderful band that played lots of Stevie Wonder and R&B. The cover was 10.00 and well...More

Thank marsham843
Reviewed 23 May 2016

If you are into live music (R&B/ Soul/ Funky) or singing go visit this place on an Open Mic day, you'll not regret it. We are professional musicians and are picky but we were blown away! The Band was incredible, and the singers.....UNBELIEVABLE! Probably the...More

Thank goodwibe_32
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I had looked forward to visiting for a long while, but was disappointed with food and decor. The food arrived barely warm, was nothing notable and though we ordered just apps was slow in coming though we were the only customers at early evening. Really...More

Thank Pamela PJ T
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-2821
    (Broadway and West End)
  • Public Transportation: 1,2,3 to 72nd Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-579-0222
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