The speakeasy is located down an alley and, therefore, tends to be a little quieter than its neighboring East Village bars. —Elizabeth Lilly It's a cute little corner bar right on Washington, so it's easy to get to.
The drink menu is on point, the bartenders are friendly, and the light is dim enough to feel intimate. They have a good candle situation in there, which makes it pretty cozy, and fairly big windows for people watching.
Each neighborhood includes picks for a first date bar, a second date bar, and a third, for a couple that’s exclusive-but-not-exclusive. Gallow Green — This rooftop stunner provides plenty of discussion points for any lags in first-date banter.
If the date is going well and spontaneity seems right, buy last-minute tickets to the interactive show downstairs, Sleep No More.
Cusp of exclusivity: El Quinto Pino — The La Vara team’s tiny Spanish tapas bar is quite charming.
Make a reservation in the early evening and find yourself four hours later ordering yet another bottle of wine from the approachable list.
, pulls the best comics in the country, and to make the evening even more thrilling, there’s always a surprise funny person on deck. Plus, the prices are reasonable, starting at per person.
And you will leave feeling exposed, a little vulnerable, and very hungry. The steaming-hot baths, ice-cold tubs, and holy-hell-what-is-happening-to-my-body “flotarium” make for a highly sensual experience that you have to surrender to — as if you’re the star of your own soft-core porn.
If you want to keep your companion for the night fascinated rather than fatigued, you need to get slightly more creative.
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You have to make reservations and it feels super fancy inside.
It’s the type of place a guy who's definitely trying to impress you would take you.