$20 for $40 Worth of Bar Eats and Sips at Traffic Bar & Lounge

Midtown East

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In a Nutshell

  • 3,500-square-foot bar & lounge
  • More than 20 plasma screens
  • Split level with two full bars

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Promotional value expires Oct 12, 2010. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 table. Limit 1 per visit. Valid during happy hour. Not valid with other offers. Tax & gratuity not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Unlike drinking alone at home, drinking in a friendly bar is a great way to not end up engaged in a heated thumb-war tournament. Head out for a night of mingling with today's deal. For $20, you get $40 worth of sophisticated eats and thirst quenchers at Traffic Bar & Lounge. Traffic is located in the heart of Midtown on 2nd Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Street.

Traffic's menu dabbles in classy flare without sacrificing any finger friendliness. Tell ma to take look at your lack of fork while eating baked mac 'n' cheese breaded with parsley and parmesan cheese ($7) or a homemade hummus and cheese platter stocked with olives and a trio of gorgonzola, brie, and goat cheese aside flatbread ($9). Please the crowd with a mini burger-madness platter comprised of 10 pint-sized sirloin patties dressed in savory sauces and cheeses on a bed of french fries or onion rings ($28). Technically you could hand-shovel a chicken Caesar salad ($11) or an Asian steak salad ($11), but then the chef would not appreciate your high five nearly as much.

By day, more than 20 screens show the games of your favorite sports companies. After dark, however, Traffic's lights illuminate midtown Manhattan's nightlife, turning green when there is a drink special and red when there isn't. Flowing mirrors reflect the glow of candlelit counters wrapping through cozy lounge coves. Two bars on two levels provide 3,500 square feet of evening playground for drinking brews, scotch, or any of the signature specialty cocktails.


Six Zagat online users recommend Traffic Bar & Lounge, six Citysearchers give it a perfect five stars, Yelpers give 3.5, and 93% of Urbanspooners like it:

  • Best in midtown east for sports...Hidden gem. – Devon G., Yelp
  • ...everything your neighborhood bar should be - cool, chill bar with smooth vibes, tantalizing fried mac & cheese balls, and endless flat screen TV's. – SamanthaT4147, Zagat
  • The bartenders were friendly, the drinks were strong, and the prices were very reasonable...Great place, thumbs up. – VeryHappy1, Citysearch
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    Midtown East

    986 2nd Avenue

    New York, New York 10022

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