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41 1st Ave (btwn E 2nd & E 3rd St)
New York, NY 10003
(212) 475-5097
12:00pm - 4:00am
12:00pm - 4:00am
12:00pm - 4:00am
12:00pm - 4:00am
12:00pm - 4:00am
12:00pm - 4:00am
12:00pm - 4:00am



  • This lower east side staple might be dreary from the front, but inside is a covered garden and often, customers with their adorable pet dogs.
  • Holy Jesus, D.B.A. has awesome beers. They had Double Dead Guy Ale, which I didn't even know existed... (Awesome)
  • Patience is key for getting a drink.
  • Bathrooms and service suck ass
  • Lazy afternoon?... want great beer?... want to sit outside? D.B.A. is the answer
  • Grab a few and plan on staying for awhile when its nice out - the backgarden is on our top urban oasis list.
  • Dogs are welcome at this bar. Come in and grab a beer with your pup.
  • Great dog friendly bar with outdoor seating in the back!
  • This place has the best beer selection and is always swarming w laid back good looking people. The back patio is one of my fave spots to post up for hours.
  • If whiskey is your drink, then this is your place. Gets crowded on the weekends. Visit during the week and bring your dog.
  • Dog friendly and back patio. Sounds like a perfect summer activity.
  • Back patio is good for groups, get there early to snag a table on sunny days.
  • There's a cat here who hangs out in the back office. Her name is Maggie. Sometimes she pops out of the office to entertain guests. By the looks of it, she doesn't like being picked up.
  • Its a beer lovers mecca250 brews (20 on tap)
  • Great back patio, great beers, infuriatingly slow bartenders. One of my favorite bars in NYC.
  • Outstanding selection of beer and whiskey with a friendly vibe.
  • Ask if you cab pet the cat in the box. It's cute & licks itself on the bar.
  • Go to d.b.a. and order a Four Roses Small Batch, neat.
  • The bar name stands for 'doing business as' which has its own interesting story as to how that came about
  • Come Sunday afternoon happy hour for the free Russ & Daughters bagels with toppings and relax on the back patio.

Nearby places

19 1st Ave (btwn E 1st & E 2nd St)
76 E 1st St (at 1st Ave)
531 E 5th St (btwn Avenue A & B)