Best Subterranean Happy Hour (2008)

Route 85A

ROUTE 85A's two-for-one happy hour rocks (all beer and well drinks included; daiquiris especially recommended). So do the vintage Ms. Pac-Man and Galaga coin-ops. The bartender, too, will usually play your CDs if you ask him politely (but the jukebox has been improving, and dude's been on a solid Nuggets tip—yay!). Added bonuses: enormous, clean bathrooms and a daily trivia question (recently all about hair metal) that can win you a free round. My only warning: So spacious, dark, and cool is this downstairs bar—where even the basement windows have drawn curtains—that you may experience shock reentering the bustle of the real world.

Location Details

85 Ave. A
New York NY 10009


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