ALPHABET CITY

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Alphabet City, an unconventional and offbeat enclave within NYC’s East Village neighborhood, is home to a mix of students, artists, and young families, and offers an abundance of trendy restaurants, bars, clubs, shopping, and live music venues. Famous for its shabby-chic and creative culture, this continually-evolving neighborhood features something for everyone.

 

 
 

DINING&NIGHTLIFE

RESTAURANTS

 

CAFE MOGADOR
101 Saint Marks Place between 8th and 9th Streets
Classic Moroccan cuisine perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner

ROOT & BONE
200 East 3rd Street between Avenue A and Avenue B
Southern fare serving  barrel-aged cocktails in an intimate space

PARDON MY FRENCH
103 Avenue B between 6th and 7th Streets
Parisian-style bistro with  garden seating

BARS

FLINDERS LANE
162 Avenue A between 10th and 11th Streets
Modern Australian small plates and industrial-chic setting

EDI & THE WOLF
102 Avenue C at 7th Street
Austrian-inspired neighborhood favorite with rustic decor

MISS LILY'S 7A
109 Avenue A at 7th Street
Jamaican cuisine and vibrant crowd that is great for groups

 

HEARTH
403 East 12th Street between First Avenue and Avenue A
Tuscan-American menu with intimate setting and extensive wine list

LIL’ FRANKIE’S
19 First Avenue between 1st and 2nd Streets
Old-school Italian favorites with wood-fired pizza, open late night

PYLOS
128 East 7th Street  between First Avenue and Avenue A
Greek cuisine served in an intimate setting

DESNUDA
122 East 7th Street between First Avenue and Avenue A
Ceviche bar with limited seating and South American influence

THE THIRD MAN
116 Avenue C at 8th Street
Cocktail bar with standout design and outdoor seating

THE WAYLAND
700 East 9th Street
at Avenue C

Creative cocktails and standout bites

 

SUMMIT BAR
133 Avenue C between 8th and 9th Streets
Cocktail bar with sophisticated charm

ALPHABET CITY BEER CO.
96 Avenue C between 6th and 7th Streets
Craft beer store and bar with rotating taps

 

DEATH & CO.
433 East 6th Street between First Avenue and Avenue A
Intimate speakeasy with seasoned mixologists

POURING RIBBONS
225 Avenue B between 13th and 14th Streets
Contemporary craft cocktail bar and lounge

 

CIENFUEGOS
95 Avenue A between 6th and 7th Streets
Fancy rum cocktails are paired with Latin small plates at this second-floor East Village lounge

MOTHER OF PEARL
95 Avenue A between 6th and 7th Streets
Sophisticated tiki cocktails and Hawaiian-inspired plates served in a chic setting with island flair

CAFÉS

 

B CUP CAFÉ
212 Avenue B at 13th Street
Neighborhood gem with extensive food and beverage options

TOMPKINS SQUARE BAGELS
165 Avenue A between 10th and 11th Streets
Hand-rolled bagels, sandwiches and pastries

THE ROOST
222 Avenue B between 13th and 14th Streets
Cozy café with a hidden spirits bar in the back

C&B
178 East 7th Street between Avenue A and Avenue B
Simple café with eclectic breakfast options

NINTH STREET ESPRESSO
700 East 9th Street between Avenue C and Avenue D
Coffee Bar for caffein purists

 

THE COFFEE PROJECT
239 East 5th Street between Second and Third Avenues
Modern café serving deconstructed lattes and nitro cold-brew coffee


 
 

ARTS&CULTURE

WILD PROJECT
195 East 3rd Street between Avenue A and Avenue B
Venue for contemporary theatre, film, and visual art to highlight emerging artists


 
 

HEALTH&WELLNESS

EAST RIVER PROMENADE
Entrances at 12th through Montgomery Streets
Scenic views of the East River and convenient running routes in the waterside park

TOMPKINS SQUARE PARK
Avenue A to Avenue B from 7th to 10th Streets
Historic location with a dog park, playground, plenty of benches, and renovated basketball courts.


NEIGHBORHOOD NECESSITIES

UNION MARKET
240 East Houston Street between Avenue A and Avenue B
Local chain offering natural and organic food  

ALPHABET CITY WINE CO.
100 Avenue C between 6th and 7th Streets
Variety of wine and selection small-batch liquors


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