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New York City Nightlife

Hudson Bar and Books

  • 636 Hudson St. Map It
  • West Village
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Updated 02/25/2014

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Along with its sister branches—Beekman Bar and Books on Beekman Place and Lexington Bar and Books on, yep, Lexington—the Hudson reflects a literary bent on its cocktails with names like the Dewey Decimal, the Cervantes Spritzer, and Alphabet Absinthe (topped off with floating letter-shape sugar cubes). Despite that, it's hardly a hushed library where well-read butlers serve you; no—the atmosphere here is more about book decor than serious literature. It's seriously

clubby, with wood paneling and leather banquettes. And it's one of the few places you can still smoke.

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636 Hudson St., at Horatio St., New York, New York, 10014, United States

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Updated 02/25/2014


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