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The Blue Bar, Algonquin Hotel

Open Now: 11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
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Nice Atmosphere

We popped on on a Saturday afternoon for lunch, four of us. The food was good not great but good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JBMartiniguy
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Hartford, Connecticut
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Quite a tab!

Came in here pre-theater for a small bite and a drink. Small app/burger menu. Tried the bartender... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PelleasPhiladelphia
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Philadelphia
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1 week ago
“Nice Atmosphere ”
2 weeks ago
“Quite a tab!”
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped on on a Saturday afternoon for lunch, four of us. The food was good not great but good... We enjoyed everything about it, the lentils are nice accompaniment to the salmon, unfortunately the chicken on the Caesar salad tasted like it had been...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JBMartiniguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in here pre-theater for a small bite and a drink. Small app/burger menu. Tried the bartender recoms of duck quesadilla and flat bread. Also the his recoms for a blood orange bourbon cocktail and a hit cider cocktail. Drinks were quite good. Food was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful spot for a cocktail. Steeped in literary history (we even saw the famous round table next door), the Blue Bar was a lovely bar to stop in for a special drink. We had a couple of Hamlets, and it was a highlight of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JudyI570
Reviewed 26 October 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 18 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vimatravel
Reviewed 6 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank refcon
Reviewed 21 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TCairl
Reviewed 25 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank markbS9903UZ
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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