Employees Only Restaurant in New York City. Employees Only Restaurant in New York City.

Employees Only

bars & nightlife
west village
listings
back to list

Disguised as a Psychic shop on Hudson Street in the West Village since 2004, Employees Only is a notable cocktail bar, open late. The vibe inside is constantly buzzing with the downtown crowd as bartenders dressed in white jackets move seamlessly throughout the space. The team running the show is a story in and of itself—each team member goes through several years of training before earning their white coat with Principal Bartender stitched across the front, upper left side. The title proves that they can execute excellent cocktails as well as service, a standard that has earned the bar several awards including “Best American Bar Team,” “World’s Best Cocktail Bar,” and “World’s Best Drinks Selection” by Tales of the Cocktail. The pioneering bar program is accompanied by a refined menu serving up American fare with an Eastern European touch created by executive chef, Julia Jaksic. Our favorites include the hand-cut steak tartare, bone marrow poppers, and skate paprikás—all served through ’til the late-night hours.

You May Also Like

Space Cowboy Nolita Western Boots Accessories

Space Cowboy

shopping
nolita
listings
234 Mulberry St, New York
Purveyors of authentic, handmade Western boots, hats, belts, buckles and more, Space Cowboy, located in the heart of Nolita, champions quality, tradition, and American culture.
Grand Central Oyster Bar New York

Grand Central Oyster Bar

food & drink
upper manhattan
listings
89 E 42nd St, New York
A true New York institution, Grand Central Oyster Bar, located on the lower level of Grand Central Terminal, has been serving seafood to locals and visitors alike since 1913.
Omen Azen Japanese Restaurant SoHo New York

Omen Azen

food & drink
soho
listings
113 Thompson St, New York
For three-plus decades, Omen has brought traditional Japanese flavors to SoHo. Stop in for a weeknight meal and enjoy some healthy (for the most part) dishes.
Di Palos Italian Speciality Store Little Italy

Di Palo’s Fine Foods

food & drink
nolita
listings
200 Grand St, New York
Located on the corner of Grand and Mott Street in Little Italy, this specialty Italian store offers artisanal cheeses, cured meats, pasta, sauce and pantry items.
Mast Books Design Store East Village

Mast Books

art & design
east village
listings
72 Avenue A, New York
A true East Village treasure trove of finds, Mast specializes in rare volumes, iconic paperbacks, and pre-loved books on a variety of topics including fashion, art, design, history, cinema, and philosophy.
The Jones Noho restaurant all-day cafe new York

The Jones

restaurants
noho
listings
54 Great Jones St, New York
A casual all-day cafe aimed at locals, The Jones—from the team behind Jeffrey’s Grocery and Fairfax—offers a fresh take on seafood and vegetable-focused dishes with an emphasis on clean, bright and light flavors.
Flannel Boutique shopping downtown New York Women's wear

Flannel

shopping
nolita
listings
262 Mott St, New York
The vibe in this luxury Nolita boutique is understated bohemian with garments catered to women who appreciate quality fabrics, unique artistry, and playful, feminine silhouettes.
Veselka New York East Village Restaurant

Veselka

restaurants
east village
listings
144 2nd Ave, New York
A favorite among locals, Chloë Sevigny included, Veselka is a true New York institution. Since 1954, this East Village spot has been serving up classic Ukranian fare in a casual setting.
Best Rate Promise
Soho Grand Hotel

310 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013

(212) 965-3000
The Roxy Hotel Tribeca

2 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10013

212.519.6600