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“Great find in Times Square”

Tonic Bar - Times Square
Ranked #19 of 873 Nightlife in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Established in 2004. Tonic has been in the center of the action for over a decade, in the heart of Times Square, New York. A staple among both locals and international visitors, it has earned the name of "The World's Neighborhood Sports Bar." TripAdvisor ranked as one of the top 20 nightlife venues in the city beating out over 800 others! This three-level bar, lounge and restaurant offers a comfortable escape among the bright lights and flashy screens of Times Square. Giant TVs hang behind the first floor bar, where local business folks mingle with tourists. A striking red dominates the cavernous main floor, while the second and third feels more intimate. Nightly karaoke and DJs keep the energy moving. For beer lovers, the tap selections cover ample ground, from Bass to Yuelinging (30 in all). Of the fruity, brightly colored martinis, the mandarin delivers a nice kick without tasting too sweet. The menus are always fresh with weekly specialties and seasonal offerings. A perfect spot for Lunch, Dinner, or a Late-Night bite.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift
Reviewed 8 May 2014

My husband and I went here for a few drinks as they had a fantastic happy hour. It was cheap great service and lively atmosphere.

We ended up going back the next night again for happy hour and decided to get dinner there as well. It was very well done, cheap and again the service was great! it was very busy both nights we went. There are a few big screen TVs over the bar if you are a sport lover. It was a place that seemed very versatile - go there to meet new people, after work drinks or for tourist like us that wanted a cheap happy hour and cheap yummy food!

Thank Shara May L
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

Fantastic food at great prices in Times Square. We had lunch here for only $9 each and were so impressed with the food and the service that we went back for dinner! Excellent food and great value for money which is fantastic in such a tourist hot spot. Would highly recommend this to anyone.

Thank marysnee
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

First of all, you would not believe this place is a decade old- it's as clean and trendy as you would expect it to be on opening day. The atmosphere is fantastic- from the music (that's playing but not blaring) to the décor, it was a great way to end the evening.

The word "bar" is a bit misleading here- it has a great one with lots of delicious sounding cocktails and beer and wine, but it also has a full lunch and dinner menu as well as brunch. There's much more to choose from than chicken tenders and nachos.

My friend and I stumbled upon Tonic looking for a quick bite but ended up staying much longer. They were having a great special for two whole lobsters, two sides and cornbread for $35 and it was literally the best lobster I'd ever had. The drinks are a little pricy $10+ but the Tonic Punch was good and worth it with the great deal we got on food.

Our server was friendly and knowledgeable. It took a little while to get our check but I honestly didn't mind too much. Great place to return to the next time I'm in the City!

Thank Eric M
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Reviewed 4 April 2014 via mobile

Beautiful location in Times Square,
The prices are good,
We tried the grilled chicken , perfectly cooked ,the drinks are nice,
Friendly staff .

Thank Hector O
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Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

$4 draft bud/bud light all day every day & happy hour 4-8pm Monday-Friday $5 cocktails! The staff were friendly, the food was good, especially if u just want a snack - 2 for 1 bar snacks during happy hour for $9. They have a full menu available too! Thanks to Damien & James who made sure our glasses were never empty! My birthday cocktails & dessert were lovely!! Great to meet u both!!

Thank fionaw1
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