Dutch Kills

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Dutch Kills
Long Island City
By now, bar pioneer Sasha Petraske’s formula is pretty familiar: natty bartenders, precise drinks and little (if any) signage. What separates Long Island City's Dutch Kills from the rest is space. The plentiful elbow room makes it a comfortable place to enjoy cocktails like the rye-based Garibaldi, made with lime juice, Campari and mellow white grapes. The Infante takes the familiar pairing of tequila and lime, and lightens it up with homemade orgeat (rosewater and almond syrup) and nutmeg. The cocktail price tag of $8–$11 is a welcome break from the $16-a-drink norm across the river. And if you go on a weekday, you can escape the city crowds as well.
Venue name: Dutch Kills
Contact:
Address: 27-24 Jackson Ave
Queens

Cross street: at Dutch Kills St
Opening hours: Daily 5pm–2am
Transport: Subway: E, G, R to Queens Plaza
Price: Average drink: $9. Cash only
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