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The Blue Bar, Algonquin Hotel

Open Now: 11:30 - 01:00
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Sophisticated Bar

While walking around Manhattan this past weekend, I decided I would stop for a drink. As I looked... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
arubaphil
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Kinnelon, New Jersey
casual drinks after a rough flight to nyc

we got into the city after a much delayed flight from Miami. our hotel was on the next block and we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joseph S
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Miami Shores, Florida
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10 Apr 2018
“Sophisticated Bar”
2 weeks ago
“casual drinks after a rough flight to nyc”
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Comfortable and classic, the lounge of the Algonquin Hotel is a New York landmark.
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59 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-6613
Midtown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we got into the city after a much delayed flight from Miami. our hotel was on the next block and we have stayed here before. a great atmosphere for a classic nyc lounge. nice music and just a chill out night before we checked in...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Somewhat strange choice of decor. Interesting none the less . Well made cocktails, plesant bartenders. Good stop pre or post theater. The Royalton across the street has a much more hip scene.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The lights in here are a little funky on the eyes. Like many hotel bars in the city, it’s not cheap. The bar tenders are very friendly & attentive. Gin & tonics were good, they don’t have Stella. If you’re staying at the Algonquin stop...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I have been to the Algonquin bar on more than one occasion but this was my first stop since it’s re-branding. One of my favorite Monty Python skits is the Cheese Shop and I felt that vibe during my recent visit to the Blue Bar...More

1  Thank GaddisGadabout
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We stayed at the Algonquin hotel and used the bar several times. Their cocktails are strong, they have a good selection of whiskeys. If the bartender is offering a special that he's made for the day, take him up on it. We had a great...More

Thank TCairl
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This place is right out of a movie. If I didn't know any better I'd say I saw Humphrey Bogart sitting in a corner having a drink by himself. Great drinks. I always meet someone interesting here. It's been around forever and will last forever....More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

While walking around Manhattan this past weekend, I decided I would stop for a drink. As I looked for a bar that I had not tried before, I walked by the grand Algonquin Hotel. The Algonquin is a classic that dates back to the early...More

Thank arubaphil
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We like this place because of the exceptional customer service, fun vibe, ( blue lighting makes you look like a smurf), drink menu and its great location near the theatre district. Nice spot for a before or after theatre drink and bite. They are often...More

1  Thank tuscany885
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

OK the place is all BLUE...The bar seats are falling apart..what they are charging for drinks should be up dated. Did we have fun?..yes we did. Nice folks at bar..stop relax and have a drink..your blues will go away...till the Bill comes.

1  Thank WilliamCHiggins
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This bar is super cool and is definitely 100% blue lighting so if you aren’t sure about that, I’d try somewhere else. The history of the place is cool with signature cocktails to match. Glad we tried it.

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