This Restaurant Row gem serves dual symbiotic purposes: Whether you’re an actor in need of a stiff drink, or a Great White Way fan looking for a dose of backstage gossip, head to the swank watering hole. The elegant space comes alive after curtain call, and drinks—such as pricey martinis and Manhattans—are competently made and ample. Despite this grievance, Bar Centrale succeeds because it exudes a quality that often escapes the geeky world of theater: It’s cool.
Whatever your poison, Hell’s Kitchen offers several drinking options that make it worth the trek to midtown's neighborhood with the least welcoming name. In the mood for a well-curated wine bar, a friendly dive bar or a speakeasy-style cocktail haunt? The best bars in Hell's Kitchen includes 'em all.
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