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503 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10024-4403
+1 212-579-3100
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Live music”
28 Jan 2018
“Great party bar with outstanding live music”
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Bar, American
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503 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10024-4403
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NYC atmosphere, live music in the upper west side. Food is averaged, but you don't go there for food. Anyway it has different dishes and the taste is decent; cheap enugh. -the band that was playing was good.

Thank Stefania C
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Stopped in around 11:30 pm on a Saturday night while in town to catch some music by East Side Mix. $5 music cover is a deal. Not sure what capacity is for the bar, but I can assure you they were pushing the limit in...More

Thank Eyeballs
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Went here twice on our trip to New York. Loved it! Great music, great drinks, fabulous staff. Awesome atmosphere. Felt like we were mingling with the locals.

Thank moniquestallman
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I attended an event here. I thought the bar did a very nice job. The staff was really nice and very helpful to both the hosts of the event and the guests. The food was good--the giant pretzels were a real hit!--really good texture, with...More

Thank brmusicman
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

In the shuttle bus taking me from JFK to my hostel, a girl living in NY told me to go there. I went and loved it. The atmosphere is welcoming and there is live music every night from what I understood. The staff is very...More

Thank Agathileinschen L
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Prohibition came recommended to us by a local so after seeing a Broadway show, we decided to stop in for a nightcap. It was Friday night and they had a live band-I forget the name but they apparently play there regularly. It was really crowded...More

Thank zookeeperOrlando
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We went here yesterday. I had a passion fruit mojito. That drink had never touched a passion fruit and had nothing to do with a mojito. I wouldn't go here again i was really disappointed.

Thank Marie-Louise R
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I went out to catch up with a friend and this was a great place to hang locally on the upper west side. Friendly staff, good selection of drinks, and some easy music from the 70's. Similarly easy crowd who were in high school or...More

Thank yonis123
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I took my sweetheart out to Prohibition to see Morning Joe Scarborough rock the house. His performance was at 8:30, we arrived 6:30 for some cocktails outside on the sidewalk. I had several glasses of their white house wine, it was very good and only...More

1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We went here in the summer, and sat outside to enjoy some of their frozen cocktails. They were amazing and not too expensive. Prohibition was within walking distance of the hotel.

Thank Vicky W
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, American
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10024-4403
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-579-3100
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