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Bar Veloce

$$ - $$$
East Village
Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
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175 2nd Ave, Near 12 th street, New York City, NY 10003-5786
+1 212-260-3200
15:00 - 03:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Visited on a Tuesday evening after work. Was recommended a really nice Italian white wine and snacked on a simple but tasty toasted sandwich. We stayed for 2 hours. It was mostly couples and we were able to chat away comfortably without being annoyed by background noise or too may people. While the staff were reasonably attentive with taking drink... More 

Thank jellies23
Winter Park, Florida
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520 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Good spot to to have a glass of wine. Nice selection of wines as well as beer & liquor. They serve some lite bites too.

Thank Stephen K
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282 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

They have a location at the very end of one of the JetBlue terminals. Nice selections of wines and we had a great plate of prosciutto. Expensive but you are in an airport. Nice spot to sit while waiting for your plane.

Thank ajbike
Melbourne, Australia
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48 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Came here for a cocktail on a Saturday night. Was told it would be a "20 minute wait, as we're primarily a wine bar", despite half their menu comprising cocktails and spirits. Bar tender was rude and arrogant and was "so busy" yet was eating pretzels and playing on his iPhone. Avoid. Like the plague.

1 Thank paddlez0304
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2015

This is a great no frills wine bar to meet with friends or potential first date. It's not too crowded. Great vibe. Lot's of wine selection. In terms of food, the bruschetta was great plate. I love their truffle panini :)

Thank Lryamin
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

This place is dressed up like a proper cocktail bar but is some sort of hollywood facsimile or set. They have a cocktail drinks menu with about 6 or seven items, ok great - but really none of them were appealing. So I asked for something else a basic cocktail that any self-respecting bar can put together. Their response was... More 

1 Thank Osamede
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We went here only to drink something but it was a real surprize to find so many italian amaro at an honest price (8$ each) ! So if you are italian and you've been in New York for a long time and you are missing amaro, come here! Great service (apart from restrooms as usual in Nyc)

Thank ambra f
New York City, New York
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

Jump on your Vespa and head over to Bar Veloce. Excellent Italian wine selection. Every one of their locations are consistently professional and an excellent place as a starting off point at the end of the day.

Thank patricesamara
New York, New York, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

This is the kind of wine bar where you can settle in for an entire evening while drinking delicious wines and eating various appetizer size treats the whole time. All the classic musts, dark setting, sexy background, beautiful bar, tucked away nooks, great food and above all the requisite wine list with more than enough price points to delight all... More 

Thank Bodie G
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325 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2013

We were in Greenwich Village early and chanced upon this new site for Bar Veloce at the corner of Houston and Macdougal. A spare design for the interior but we found a nice wine selection -- especially the Barolo Parusso. Definitely a place to try!

Thank weyl-59

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 2nd Ave, Near 12 th street, New York City, NY 10003-5786
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-260-3200
New York's world famous Italian wine bar

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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