Dive Bars in New York City


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  • Welcome to the Johnsons
    Munch on tasty pub grub at Welcome to the Johnsons. Plan to indulge a bit at Welcome to the Johnsons, though, because they don't offer any low-fat fare. Complement you meal with a beer or wine from Welcome to the Johnsons delightful drink menu. Take advantage of great beer and tasty bites when you stop by for happy hour. Guests may have a hard time conversing, as the restaurant is rather noisy. Welcome to the Johnsons can fill to capacity on Fridays and Saturdays, and with their no-reservation policy, you may need to wait a bit for your table. Wear what you like when you dine at Welcome to the Johnsons — the restaurant has a chill vibe just right for casual dining. Welcome to the Johnsons patrons can pull into a space on the street when searching for parking at the Rivington St location. Need a break from the road? Public transportation is also convenient, with popular stops at Delancey St. (F), Essex St. (J, M, Z), and 2 Ave. (F). Thrifty eaters will also love Welcome to the Johnsons' prices, which are generally below $15.
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    123 Rivington St
    New York, NY US
  • Bar None
    Enjoy a large array of finger food at Bar None, a local pub. The menu doesn't include any low-fat items, so set aside some extra calories for your visit. Unwind with a glass of wine or cocktail with your meal — Bar None has a wonderful selection of drinks to accompany your dinner. Unwind on a budget, and enjoy happy hour's low-cost beers and simple eats. If you have a large group out celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or other milestone, Bar None is a great pick for large parties with its spacious layout. Get down with a live DJ while dining and have some fun on the restaurant dance floor. Loud is an understatement when it comes to the decibel levels at this restaurant, so it's best to save conversation for another location. It tends to get especially busy on weekends, so be sure to call ahead and make a reservation. Keep it casual at Bar None — the restaurant is laid-back and patrons dress accordingly. Bar None patrons can find street parking at the 3rd Ave location. If you're too tired to drive, public transportation will also suffice; right around the corner are stops at 3 Ave. (L), 14 St. - Union Sq (4, 5, 6, 6X), and Union Sq - 14 St. (L). Menu items at Bar None tend to be mid-priced, so expect to plop down about $30 per person to dine here. Major credit cards — including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express — are accepted.
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    98 3rd Ave
    New York, NY US
  • Brother Jimmy's BBQ
    Chow down on ribs, slaw and more at Brother Jimmy's BBQ, a down-home barbecue joint in New York. Low-fat eaters will need to take care, however, since the menu does not feature any skimmed down fare. Never miss a play with TVs broadcasting the biggest games in the bar area. Brother Jimmy's BBQ is kid-friendly, so little ones are welcome to tag along. Big family? Tons of friends? Bring 'em all to Brother Jimmy's BBQ — the bar has an awesome layout for large parties and groups. For a low cost, you can connect through the bar's wifi. Be sure to check out Brother Jimmy's BBQ's outdoor seating when the climate is right. The bar's noise level can be somewhat straining on the vocal cords, so intimate get-togethers may be best enjoyed elsewhere. People tend to swarm the bar on Fridays and Saturdays, so be sure to reserve space for your party ahead of time. It doesn't get much more laid-back than Brother Jimmy's BBQ, so dress for comfort when you come. Throwing a big party? Count on Brother Jimmy's BBQ to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love. Parking spaces are available curbside near the bar. Hop on public transit if driving's not your speed; accessible stops include 79 St. (1, 2), 86 St. (1, 2), and 81 St. - Museum Of Natural History (A, B, C). Dining at Brother Jimmy's BBQ will set you back about $30 per person on average.
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    428 Amsterdam Ave
    New York, NY US
  • Jake's Dilemma
    For familiar food you're sure to love, head to Jake's Dilemma for American-style cuisine. The menu also includes a number of vegan items. Take your pick of beer, wine, or other beverages offered on Jake's Dilemma's menu. Perfect for after-work outings, Jake's Dilemma's happy hour is hard to beat. For your next big bash, consider hosting at Jake's Dilemma, a great space for big groups with a private room to boot. For some fresh air during the non-winter months, dine outside on Jake's Dilemma's patio. Be prepared to raise your voice, though — the restaurant can get noisy. Jake's Dilemma can get packed on weekends with its no-reservation policy. It doesn't get much more laid-back than Jake's Dilemma, so dress for comfort when you come. If time is of the essence, Jake's Dilemma's take-out option may be a better fit. Call Jake's Dilemma for catering if you have a big event coming up. Bicyclists will also find lots of space to safely lock up their bikes. Jake's Dilemma's mid-priced fare will typically cost you about $30 per person or less. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner — Jake's Dilemma serves up all three meals.
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    430 Amsterdam Ave
    New York, NY US
  • Billy Marks West
    Billy Marks West serves tasty American-style cuisine. Low-fat fare is not available here, so leave some room in your diet. Take your pick of beer, wine, or other beverages offered on Billy Marks West's menu. Got the whole gang with you? Billy Marks West is a great pick for large parties. The restaurant's noise level can be somewhat straining on the vocal cords, so intimate get-togethers may be best enjoyed elsewhere. Weekend diners may find themselves waiting for a table, as Friday and Saturday nights tend to draw a crowd. Billy Marks West's dress code is casual — diners are welcome to dress up (or down) to their comfort level. null Save your pennies for a rainy day — with prices generally under $15, you'll have plenty left over even after dining at Billy Marks West. You'll need a couple Andrew Jacksons for a visit to Billy Marks West — they only accept cash.
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    332 9th Ave
    New York, NY US
  • Von
    For a quick bite to eat, Von's menu is packed with all-American options everyone will love. Put the diet on pause when you visit Von — there are no low-fat menu items. Take a look at Von's extensive selection of beer, wine and cocktails to complete your evening out. There's often a DJ spinning as well, and patrons are encouraged to step out on the dance floor. The restaurant can get thronged with crowds on Fridays and Saturdays, so book your table ahead of time through their reservation system. Feed the gang at your next get-together with catering from Von as well. Guests take to street parking at Von's Bleecker St spot. If driving doesn't appeal, you can take public transportation, with nearby stops at Bleecker St. (4, 6, 6X), Broadway - Lafayette St. (B, D, F, M), and 2 Ave. (F). The menu at Von is reasonably priced, with most items costing less than $30.
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    3 Bleecker St
    New York, NY US
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