Greenwich Village guide: Restaurants, events, maps and more

Find the best restaurants, bars, attractions and things to do in the historic neighborhood of Greenwich Village.

Wendy Connett
Washington Square Park

Greenwich Village has been inspiring bohemians for almost a century. In the 1960s, 8th Street was the closest New York got to San Francisco's hippie Haight Street, but now it's one of the most expensive (and exclusive) neighborhoods in New York, and home to the ever-expanding NYU. 

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It's a fine destination for taking walks, people-watching in one of NYC's best parks—Washington Square Park—and catching a jazz show, cabaret night or concert.

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Subway and street map of the Village

Greenwich Village in downtown Manhattan stretches from Houston Street to 14th Street, and between Fourth Avenue (then the Bowery) and Sixth Avenue

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Things to Do

Greenwich Village events

Use our guide to the best upcoming events in Greenwich Village to plan a night out in downtown Manhattan

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Things to Do

Greenwich Village attractions

Greenwich Village is home to one of the best New York attractions—Washington Square Park—but there's more to do during the day in the neighborhood

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Restaurants

Restaurants in Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village boasts a wide range of fine restaurants, from hot spot Minetta Tavern to Thai restaurants

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Bars

Bars in Greenwich Village

In addition to cheap bars and karaoke dens that cater to the NYU crowd, you'll also find sophisticated wine bars among the drinking options in Greenwich Village

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Shopping and style

Shopping in Greenwich Village

Shopping in Greenwich Village offers a great selection of stores

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Nightlife

Greenwich Village clubs and nightlife

Greenwich Village may be small, but it offers a wealth of New York nightlife options

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Hotels in Greenwich Village

The Marlton

Formerly a procession of piercing parlors, poster stores and shoe shops, West 8th Street has been undergoing an identity shift since the arrival of cult...

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The Jade Hotel

With its Georgian-style portico, decorative brickwork and 50-foot-tall copper-clad bay window detail, the Jade Hotel, which opened March 1, is...

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Larchmont Hotel

Housed in a 1910 Beaux Arts building, the attractive, affordable Larchmont is great value for this area. The basic decor has been spruced up with new Ikea...

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Fifth Avenue Apartments

Located 5 minutes' walk from Union Square Park and Washington Square Park, these Greenwich Village apartments and rooms are styled in contemporary design and...

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