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Astor Wines & Spirits

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399 Lafayette St, At East 4th Street, New York City, NY 10003-7001
Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
+1 212-674-7500
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The best alcohol store I encountered. The selection is wide and extensive and the staff is helpful and knowledgeable about the many different options. It is fun to be in the store - it is very well organized making it easy to shop. You can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

For someone who has had to deal with the nightmare of state run liquor stores her whole life, walking into Astor Wines & Spirits was like a dream. Clean, well organized shelves, polite and helpful staff (special nod to Steven Bowles for his warm affability...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

I have used Astor for years and it still provides the best choice including unusual and hard-to-find gems, best prices and great customer service

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Established in 1946. Astor Wines & Spirits. Nice structure, it has stood on the corner of Fourth and Lafayette Streets in Manhattan since 1885. Its façade has been carefully maintained, leaving its charming period-specific features intact.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Pedro B
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The have one of the most thorough and varied selection of wines and alcohol in the city. The staff is very well informed and able to describe most bottles on hand.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ole f
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I dropped in randomly, in the us from New Zealand and interested but very little knowledge in high end us bourbon whiskeys. I was astounded with the advice I got, so helpful and not just trying to push what they had on the shelves. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Great people, massive selection, lots of local stock, and don't miss the classes at the next door "Astor Center" ... you'll keep coming back again and again.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We buy a case every two or three weeks. Great variety and knowledgeable staff. They have regular tastings and good seminars from time to time. Free delivery.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Good prices, great selection, none of the questionable stuff found in other NYC stores. Never went wrong with my purchases there, whether they were under 10$ a bottle or over 100$. Wines are stored properly (again, unlike in many other stores in NYC), so there...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

I enjoyed the layout, helpful staff and wide selection of wines from around the globe. Their selection of vintage port and dessert wines was better than any other I have seen, but most were out of my price range. I was especially pleased to find...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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