Employees Only

Speakeasy, Cocktail
$ $ $
510 Hudson St (at Christopher St)
New York, NY 10014
(212) 242-3021
6:00pm - 4:00am
6:00pm - 4:00am
6:00pm - 4:00am
6:00pm - 4:00am
6:00pm - 4:00am
6:00pm - 4:00am
6:00pm - 4:00am



  • Arrive early at this best bar for birthdays to claim to prime barside real estate, and order a round of original cocktails mixed by rascally, white-jacketed gents.
  • Employees Only was designed to be an industry hangout -- the kind of place where chefs, servers, and bartenders go when their restaurants close to enjoy a serious cocktail and food.
  • The Billionaire Cocktail puts me in the most pleasurable of tipsy states.
  • This bartender-owned supper club was originally intended to be a late-night gathering spot for fellow bar and restaurant workers.
  • Billionaire Cocktail: bourbon shaken with lemon, absinthe bitters, and the Employees Only grenadine, with notes of clove and cardamom.
  • Rocco DiSpirito, on Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate, raves about the Bacon Wrapped Lamb Chops at Employees Only in New York, NY. Find more tips at FN Local.
  • The entrance to this West Village speakeasy is behind the fortune teller curtain.
  • Get the Ginger Smash!
  • Go on Sunday night and stay later than you probably should.
  • Employees Only is one of those "hidden" bars. To find it, look in the dictionary under "colossal Bridge & Tunnel douchebag clusterfuck."
  • Tuesday night....
  • great food, great drinks. What else could you possibly need?
  • If this guy is working the door, don't bother with the usual "I know the bartender" or "I'm on the list" - he's not buying it. Head to the back of the line.
  • Try the jalapeo/Leblon/Chartreuse 'Lazy Lover' - spicy and delicious!
  • Get the West Side.
  • Get the pimms cup.
  • Order a "Don't tell babo" and the rainbow trout. You won't be disappointed.
  • Buen lugar en una zona de NY muy linda , es pequeo as que deben llegar tipo 7pm , la comida es muy cool pero no vayan con hambre porque es limitada su cantidad. Los tragos son increbles.
  • Don't miss the bone marrow poppers or the bacon-wrapped lamb chops.
  • Get the ginger smash.

Nearby places

20 7th Ave S (at Leroy St)
529 Hudson St (btwn Charles & W 10th St)
228 W 10th St (btwn Bleecker & Hudson St)