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Employees Only

510 Hudson St, New York City, NY 10014-2854
+1 212-242-3021
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak tartare” (16 reviews)
“orecchiette” (8 reviews)
“black bass” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, International
$$ - $$$
510 Hudson St, New York City, NY 10014-2854
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Employees Only sure knows how to make great cocktails. My EO favorite is probably the Almost There -- but whatever you get is sure to be a winner. If you're unsure, the staff are great at guiding you through your tastes to find the perfect...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We spent a dinner plus a couple of drink with Friends here. The Atmosphere is nice and place is trendy. I recommend mostly for the Bar and the Drinks.

Thank 8Giac6
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The place has a really good location and is always packed (went there on a tuesday). Staff is friendly. Drinks are really expensive (normal for a hot bar in that area) and I likes the fact that staff doesn't let it get too crowded. If...More

Thank Juan I
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We walked down the street and found our restaurant with a storefront that looked like only a psychic sigh out front and are lead into another door and into a planked bar and restaurant. It was great. All of our meals were delicious and so...More

Thank lilthepill
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Went to New York with friend and wanted to find a unique speakeasy experience. We had reservations for dinner on a Sunday evening otherwise it would have been difficult to get a seat a the bar. Small bar area and dining area. Food excellent. Service...More

Thank sbc0609
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Came here for drinks and a quick bite on a rainy Monday. I've been before when it was insane. Still busy but not as bad. We were able to grab a table and get a bite. Had a cheese plate that was good. Large portions....More

Thank USCKaboom
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Seen this speak-easy up close after all the legendary whisperings. Great bar service with superior cocktails! Best in the biz!

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My friend had been wanting to go here for months after seeing a documentary on the owner. It was our first stop when we got to the city. You have to know where it is as there is no signage, only a small key logo....More

1  Thank vitodickersondv4
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Went to Employees Only as a part of a Speakeasy tour. This was definitely the highlight of my evening. I ended up having three different beverages here and really enjoyed them all. The bartenders are extremely knowledgable about their drinks. Most inconvenient part was just...More

Thank Slavik84
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My favorite bar in NYC! Amazing drinks, good music and laid back crowd. The food is good as well. Will go there every time I'm in the city.

Thank Jawdat S
West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the
West Village is one of the city’s most coveted
addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and
cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture,
this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You
won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan.
Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to
get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you
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14 January 2015|
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Response from NinaRo724 | Reviewed this property |
They do accept reservations. I would call as soon as possible because they do get quite packed at night. Make the reservation and if you change your mind you can always cancel! :)
31 December 2014|
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Response from Grantisgee | Reviewed this property |
Most places there have free wifi I think it's free there too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 04:00
18:00 - 04:00
18:00 - 04:00
18:00 - 04:00
18:00 - 04:00
18:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Hudson St, New York City, NY 10014-2854
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-242-3021
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