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Lily’s Bar

) #4,249 of 9,275 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ American,
501 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10017-2008
+1 212-838-0844
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
19 Apr 2017
“Awesome and Trendy”
14 Mar 2017
“Nice place for a quiet drink”
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
501 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10017-2008
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not stop looking around - gorgeous detail and decor. Had an app - the guac was delicious. Great drink selection and service. They made a custom non-alcoholic cocktail for my teen. Had a wonderful time!

Thank Sunday_Driver007
Reviewed 13 May 2017

If custom is evidence of quality and value the place looking like the Marie Celete is not a good omen

Thank Frazer H
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is a very small little joint that is perfect for a short time notice meal. It only opened 8 months ago and it's amazing. I'm from California and the service and food was incredible. The bar is cute and the tables have imprints of...More

Thank Jillian R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I went there twice for drinks while staying at the Roger Smith. I especially appreciate the gentleman who served me a tad bit early on my final day there. I had a quiet and safe place to "exhale" over a beer after a busy 2...More

Thank Caratime2
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Watch out for art openings, poetry reading and music performances. Good wine list and quality food.!

1  Thank timminmindy
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Have dined at both locations, fun experience and very good food Cannot go wrong with any choices here

Thank Shooz13
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Enjoyed the friendly atmosphere of the place. Good service. Great place to meet someone to have an interesting conversation over a drink.

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 12 January 2016

don"t mind paying BUT 12,50 pounds for a Bacardi and coke/a round of drinks for 4 people was 87 pounds

Thank blantyre5
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Okay, so based on TripAdvisor ratings, I walked into Lily's Bar expecting food. It was about 7:15pm so I missed happy hour. Ordered a glass of wine and asked for a food menu and was told they don't serve food. Not sure...maybe I was in...More

Thank tfox2
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Decided to try Lily's after hearing about the pizza's. We ordered the Bee Sting Pizza, Fried Chicken, and Pappas Bravas. Everything was delicious. There were large portions and the prices were reasonable based on what we received. The drinks were also really tasty and very...More

Thank VLG1031
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
06:00 - 11:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10017-2008
    (47th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train to 51st and Lexington Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-838-0844
Lily’s is a vibrant gathering spot for conversation and perfectly-made cocktails. One wall acts as a gallery, exhibiting pieces from important local artists; A floor-to-ceiling window overlooks the always-bustling Lexington Avenue. This warm and inviting space serves as a public work and meeting area by day and a lounge by evening. The private back room turns this hotel bar in NYC into a perfect spot for readings, meetings, and other special events. Lily’s is a hub for emerging and established artists as well as guests.
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