Motor City Bar

$ $
127 Ludlow St (btwn Delancey & Rivington)
New York, NY 10002
(212) 358-1595



  • try the beer
  • Winner of Best Rock Bar in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! You can buy drinks for someone who isn't there yet on the whiteboard at the bar!
  • Channel your inner-gearhead and check out this Detroit-themed Lower East Side hangout. How many Chevrolet signs and memorabilia can you spot on the wall?
  • buy your friend a future drink. they write it up on a whiteboard that hangs over the bar and you can even specify what kind of shot or beer you want them to have!
  • Cheap beer, great garage rock. Need we say more?
  • Katie's being naughty! Give her ashot 'o Patron!!!!!!
  • Beware the chick in the bikini with the wig on. Yikes.
  • Watch out for the crazy dude, he'll shank you with a screwdriver.
  • Love this place. Bartenders are awesome. Relax, drink some whisky and play Ms. Pacman.
  • Drink one last one for the memories.
  • Don't bring up your ex's dog
  • The "bartender's choice" shot was surprisingly amazing. These ladies know what they are doing!
  • Get a Vernors and pretend you're Tim Allen
  • Everyone in here wouldn't last a minute in Detroit.
  • show your friends how much you love them by buying them a future drink!
  • Bud light is the cheap beer
  • Hold your breath
  • Try the Franziskaner German beer
  • Always try to get a spot at the ms. Pac man table
  • Always a hipster judgmental hangout!

Nearby places

132 Ludlow St (btwn Rivington & Stanton St)
158 Ludlow St (at Stanton St)
123 Rivington St (at Essex St.)