Sidewalk Café

94 Avenue A
New York, NY 10009


  • Sun 9am-2am, Mon-Thu 9am-4am, Fri-Sat 24 Hours
  • Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Reservations Accepted
Established singer-songwriters and heartfelt hopefuls strut their stuff (well, as much as singer-songwriters strut) in scheduled shows and open-mic nights at this East Village stalwart. In addition to a steady roster of young acts, the divey Sidewalk is known for its cheap food menu, unusual 24-hour-a-day schedule, and the rows of tables and chairs lined up outside the building--where, during the summer, the post-work crowd downs frozen pink margaritas and cheap beer while watching Avenue A traffic drift by.

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