Holiday Cocktail Lounge

Cocktail, Dive Bar
$ $ $
75 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave)
New York, NY 10003



  • It used to host luminaries such as William Burroughs and Alan Ginsberg. And punks. And drunks and junkies and college kids and down on their luck drinkers who came for 50 cent beers.
  • I love this place. Feel's like something out of the 70's. Xmas lights all year round
  • Fifty years ago, the Holiday opened at 8 A.M., a former bartender recently told a proprietor, so that high-rise window washers could come in 'to get a little courage.'
  • if my hangover is any reference for how excellent the drinks are, the drinks are very, very, very, very excellent. best tunes of any bar in the EV too.
  • There's a bartender here who makes cocktails While singing harmonies to the amazing playlist. Almost worth going just for that.
  • Don't be fooled by all the kids ordering crap drinks. They make a mean cocktail. Try the Lost Hollywood.
  • great juke box. great bar. heart.
  • Handjobs in the back!
  • Great music. Neighborhood bar, great drinks and scene
  • Great place for a solid drinks in an authentic retro lounge.
  • The vodka here is delicious
  • Solid cocktails at an East Village institution. No such thing as a bad drink here, and the playlist is always on point.
  • Chill bar...very divey. Cocktails were great though
  • It gets packed but the drinks are great!
  • They're serving Stefan's Shorty Cocktail for NYC Cocktail Week (July 13th through the 17th).
  • It was obnoxiously busy on a Friday standing was the only option. Which was rough. And not so conducive to the drinks. Good spot though.
  • The revamped cocktail menu is fun! The Brooklyn Babe is stellar.
  • Rude service. Weak cocktails.
  • Any cocktail

Nearby places

113 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st & Ave A)
9 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave)
144 2nd Ave (at E 9th St)