Employees Only

Location: 510 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014

Reservations: places.singleplatform.com

Phone: (212) 242-3021

Our Rating: 9.2/10

Employees Only is one of the best bars in the world. Consistently earning awards for their dynamic drinks menu, there is no question as to why it has kept such a loyal fanbase. Finding the bar at night can be a bit confusing as there is only their logo printed on the outside banner. A dress code is maintained by the bouncer outside. Dress code is typically moderate casual. Entering the bar is interesting as guests have to pass a foyer where there is fortune teller often stationed in a sort of lair. Past the curtains and the beautiful yet intimate bar is revealed. This legendary bar has created industry classics out of its pioneering drink list. Some of their most creative takes include their famed twist on the Manhattan, the seasonally adapted Ginger Smash, the Amelia, and many others. Late night fare is worth the wait even though wait times are often long due to how packed the bar gets as the evening progresses. When you arrive, if it is too crowded, maybe you want to check out other speakeasies. Check out our article on 5 Speakeasy bars to visit in NYC.

We Recommend:


Bone Marrow Poppers with Pastry Shell & Bordelaise - $13

Hand-Cut Steak Tartar with Crostini & Mixed Greens Salad - $21

Charcuterie with Smoked & Cured Meats Chicken Liver Pate & Homemade Focaccia - $22


Cavatelli with Spicy Pork Sausage, Tomato, & Arugula - $22

Roasted Half Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas, Aparagus,
Spring Greens & Cucumber Yogurt - $27

Porterhouse Pork Chop with Black-Eyed Peas
& Savoy Cabbage - $27

Late Nights Menu:

EO Classic Burger: 6oz Dry Aged Pat Lafrieda Patty, Bibb Lettuce, Tomato, Herb Butter - $19

Steak Frites: 8oz NY Strip steak with Rosemary Fries, Chimichurri - $28


Manhattan Cocktail
Rittenhouse Rye Stirred with Italian Vermouth, Grand Marnier & Dashes of Angostura Bitters - $17

Billionaire Cocktail
Wild Turkey Rare Breed Bourbon shaken with Fresh Lemon Juice, EO Grenadine & Absinthe Bitters - $17

Monkey Business
Monkey Shoulder Scotch shaken with Lime & Pineapple Juice, Banana Liquor & Cinnamon Finished with a rinse of Smokey Scotch. Served Up. - $17

Hemingway Daiquiri
Cana Brava Rum & Fresh Lime Juice shaken with Maraschino Liqueur & Fresh Grapefruit Juice Served Straight Up - $17

Hours of Operation:

6pm - 4am Every Day

Dinner Hours:

6pm - 12pm Mon-Sat

6pm - 11pm Sun

Late Night Menu:

12am - 3:30am Mon-Sat

11pm - 3:30am Sun

For more information, please visit or click here employeesonly.com

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