When in Tribeca | New York City
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transit | walkable
distance | 0.5 miles
est. transit time | 10 minute walk end to end
Tribeca is a neighborhood that’s famous for many things. Architecturally the neighborhood is known for it’s residential lofts converted from old industrial buildings. The area is also well known as a home to many notably artists over the years. Many famous actors, playwrights, composers and directors have lived in the area and the unofficial mayor of Tribeca, Robert De Niro, led much of the areas re-development in more recent history. It’s the perfect place to grab dinner and drinks and walk the cobblestone streets taking in the quiet and understated opulence of the neighborhood.
$$$ Cocktail bar | Craft cocktails in a sleek space
159 Duane St, New York, NY 10013 (near Hudson street)
First up, grab a seat at the bar and a treat yourself to a cocktail and an oyster before dinner. Weather up is a great place to star the evening and from their cocktails to their appetizers you can’t go wrong. Their High Horse combines tequila, aperol, grenadine, fresh lime juice and a little mezcal . Yup, it’s a good start to an awesome evening out in Tribeca.
$$ | Local landmark serving French - American fare | Lively bistro with outdoor seating
145 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013 (near Thomas street)
After a little pre-dinner drink you’ll just be across the street from The Odeon. The restaurant is equal parts New York landmark and comfortable neighborhood spot. It’s both an elegant French brassiere and also a casual American diner. It’s history dates back to the 1980s and it has been frequented by many famous artists over the years way before Tribeca was the exclusive neighborhood it’s become. It remains a comfortable and classic restaurant to grab a burger or brunch.
Staple Street Skybridge
Free | Public street
9 Jay St, New York, NY 10013 (near Staple street)
If you’re in the mood for a stroll and looking for a great photo opportunity in the neighborhood, the Staple Street Skybridge is one of the best. It’s been highly popularized thanks to instagram and you will undoubtedly bump into many tourists and models snapping photos under the bridge. Seeing it, it’s no wonder why.
$$$$ | Rare spirits served in clubby, refined bar & lounge
25 N Moore St, New York, NY 10013 (near Varick street)
If you are still up for a little more adventure after dinner. Take a short 5 minute walk north on West Broadway until it forks at Finn Square. Follow Varick just two more blocks north and you’ll find a very high unique little bar. The Brandy Library is true to it’s name. It’s an education in fine and rare spirits and if you’re a lover of scotch and whiskey you can also sign up for one of their classes or tastings. Be prepared for a posh setting, excellent service, plush leather seating and clubby atmosphere.
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4 Star Hotel | rooms $200 - $300/night
2 6th Ave, New York, NY 10013
If you’re looking for a great place to stay in Tribeca the Roxy is a terrific option. It’s a trendy hotel with an oyster bar and lounge as well as a basement jazz club.
5 star hotel | rooms $600 - $800 / night
377 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013
When money is no concern and you’re looking to live it up like the celebrated artists that have made this neighborhood famous, you cannot do better than the Greenwich Hotel. Simple and stylish rooms surround a beautiful courtyard. There is also a spa onsite and an indoor pool and the hotel is directly above Locanda Verde, Chef Andrew Carmellini's well known Italian restaurant.