PDT (Please Don't Tell)

PDT (Please Don't Tell)

Bar clandestino y Bar de cócteles$$$$
East Village, Nueva York
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  • Scott W.
    "Get the Bartender's Choice (cócteles de lujo) Manhattan"(51 Tips)
    Ranu R.
    "Amazing unique drinks, and order some tots (tater tots) while you're at it."(40 Tips)
    Ricky S.
    "A hidden gem with must try bourbon cocktails (borbón)."(24 Tips)
    Ira B.
    "One of the must-visit hidden spots (lugares escondidos) in the city."(10 Tips)
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  • Esteban D.
    Esteban DiáconoEnero 21, 2013
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Please Don't Tell. Ubicado detrás de la cabina de teléfono de Crif Dogs en St. Marks Place, es uno de los bares de cocktails mas famosos del mundo. Es chico, y suele ser dificil entrar sin reservas.
  • Márcio Guilhermy (.
    Excelente lugar "
  • Jorge C.
    Jorge ChavezAbril 5, 2015
    Bar secreto - hacer reservacion
  • AFAR Media
    AFAR MediaAgosto 12, 2014
    To make reservations, call 212-614-0386, or if you're feeling lucky, walk into Crif Dogs, enter the phone booth, and hit pound on the keypad to leave your name on that night's wait list. Leer más
  • Eater
    EaterMayo 22
    Dev takes Priya on a second date to PDT, the through-the-phone-booth speakeasy inside Crif Dogs in the East Village. They have an awkward conversation about flat versus sparkling water. [Episode 5] Leer más
    Votación a favor hace hace 3 semanas
  • Ira B.
    Ira BlossomNoviembre 24, 2014
    One of the must-visit hidden spots in the city. The best part about this place (besides the decor) is that you can order menu items from crif dogs next door! Make your trip into a full on dinner date!
  • Alexis B.
    Alexis BendjouiaOctubre 23, 2014
    Small bar, prime mixology. Wait ranges from 1-3 hours so go at a good time or call ahead. Enter through criff dogs. Mezcal mule is great.
  • Ranu R.
    Ranu RajkarnikarDiciembre 2, 2014
    Worth it. Snag a res and enter through Crif Dogs. You've gotta admit, the phone booth is still pretty cool. Amazing unique drinks, and order some tots while you're at it.
  • Zach M.
    Zach MaierFebrero 14, 2012
    It's off menu now, but order the Bacon Flip. Made with bacon infused bourbon, grade b maple syrup, and a whole egg. Amazing. (And if it's not available, try the Bacon Old Fashioned. Also amazing.)
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatNoviembre 17, 2011
    Despite the name, sorry, we've told and so have many others. Enter through the phone booth and go back in time to a prohibition era speakeasy. Sit at the bar if you can, the bartenders are great.
  • Lucie K.
    Lucie KleckovaFebrero 6, 2015
    This is the coolest bar I've ever been to. Go to the bistro next door, walk into the phone booth in the corner, pick up the handset, dial #1 and wait for a magic. PDT!
    Votación a favor hace hace 1 día
  • Simon K.
    Unique experience. Call at 3pm for reservations.
  • Adrian P.
    Adrian PhillipsMayo 14, 2016
    Although the Mezcal Mule & Smokin' Aces were delicious. The Valle Verde was my spicy, smoky tequila drink of choice for the evening. Get some tater tots & a Chang Dog if you're hungry.
  • Jacob B.
    Jacob BriarsNoviembre 16, 2014
    Ha estado aquí más de 25 veces
    One of the best bars in the world. Try the neo-Tiki classic 'Shark' cocktail or a perfectly executed classic cocktail. And have a hot dog, it's the perfect mix of hi brow/low brow. Ask for Jeff!
  • AFAR Media
    AFAR MediaMayo 4, 2015
    It can be difficult to snag a seat, but the wait is worth it, especially for their signature cocktails, like the "Staggerac," a strong Sazerac made with 140-proof bourbon and absinthe. Leer más
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesMayo 22, 2015
    Amazing cocktails. Particularly enjoy the Smuggler's Cove (made with Cutty Shark Prohibition Edition Scotch Whisky, Lemon Juice, Guava Purée, Cilantro & Jalapeño)
  • MASHA D.
    MASHA D.Abril 7, 2015
    A fun drinking experience..amazing drinks and fabulous bartender! I didn't know what to order so i told him i like whisky sour with egg white and he made 3 different up that were absolutely delicious!
  • Stribling & Associates
    Stribling & AssociatesFebrero 16, 2012
    Inside Crif Dogs, enter the old-fashioned phone booth, pick up the phone, & press the buzzer once. A voice answers and, if approved, the wall opens to let you into one of the most hidden bars in NYC.
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupNoviembre 17, 2011
    You enter this speakeasy through a phone booth at the back of Crif Dogs. Once you do, you’ll enjoy amazingly made cocktails – try the Staggerac or an Old Fashioned. Reservations are required!
  • Lisa W.
    Lisa WFebrero 20, 2013
    Get there early, put name/number in, promptly come back when you are called that your table is ready. Get a craft cocktail (the waiter had great suggestions), get the Mission Chinese hot dog. Perfect.
  • John D.
    John DuarteFebrero 26, 2015
    I have desired this place forever! I own the book and am a cocktail fiend. I was impressed with the service and the space. Cocktail was good. I expected great.
  • Andrew D.
    Andrew DollDiciembre 31, 2014
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    A modern NYC classic! With a seasonally rotating cocktail menu of about 20 drinks, there's always something interesting! If not, bartenders are knowledgeable and talented, so will be very helpful!
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkOctubre 5, 2011
    Try chef Sue Torres’s addictive signature Torres Tots, with oozy Chihuahua cheese, chorizo gravy, chile de árbol, chipotle crema and scallions. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Leer más
  • Eliza K.
    Eliza KNoviembre 8, 2013
    1) Pop your head in to make a reservation 2) Walk around the village till they call you 3) Order delicious cocktails and specialty hot dogs 4) No hats allowed. Seriously. 5) Enjoy
  • amNewYork
    amNewYorkNoviembre 7, 2012
    Two things make this a great break-up joint: it's so dark no one will see you cry or throw your drink, and you can take comfort eating gourmet hot dogs at the adjacent Crif Dogs thereafter.
  • Men's Health Mag
    Men's Health MagAgosto 3, 2014
    People will come once for a fun gimmick—the hidden entrance inside a phone booth. They'll return for the city's best bartender, Jim Meehan—and the hot dogs topped with fried mayonnaise. Leer más
  • Arie
    ArieJunio 8, 2015
    Quiet, dark, private atmosphere. Good, strong cocktails. Our favorite was Benton's Old Fashioned. I regretted going after dinner because I was too full to enjoy the complimentary hot dogs we received.
  • David Z.
    David ZhangJunio 4
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    All the drinks are great so just tell them what you like and listen to their suggestions. The only thing you HAVE to order are the 2pac dogs.
  • Sacha S.
    Sacha SJulio 14
    It isn't a secret anymore and some locals would never go there again because it's become well known, but that doesn't change the fact that the cocktails are amazing! Try the bacon infused old fashion.
  • Matías S.
    Matías SalvadorNoviembre 20, 2014
    Great place! Lovely speakeasy bar, the service is the best, something uncommon in this kind of selective hiddenplaces. Will definitely return.
  • Brad G.
    Brad GrahamSeptiembre 21, 2013
    "Found behind a “secret” door next to Crif Dogs, this place is a favorite for classic and tweaked cocktails." Classic Manhattan. Momofuku dog. Wiley dog. Jon-Jon Deragon dog. Small tots.
  • momofuku
    momofukuEnero 31, 2012
    you might of guessed, but we really like the chang dog, complete with momfuku kimchi. pair it with their bacon infused old-fashioned, made with benton’s pork.
  • eme
    emeFebrero 5, 2015
    Has really blown up; usually really crowded now. Put your name down, go for a drink somewhere else and wait for the call back. The select dogs available here + honey cocktails make it worth it.
  • Zii H.
    Zii HammadAbril 3, 2015
    Was completely miserable waiting in line, but it was worth it. Quiet, well lit, and comfortable inside. 2nd round of drinks we ordered was on point! Not a casual outing, but a good one for two drinks.
  • Scott W.
    Scott WMarzo 4, 2016
    No reservation? Get there early & grab a Crif dog to keep you happy for your roughly 30 minutes wait. But DON'T let that deter you. Great staff and the bacon & Maple old fashioned was amazing.
  • Judy N.
    Judy NguyenMayo 11, 2013
    Even though the food is made in the Crif Dogs kitchen, the dogs and taters you can order within PDT are far superior and are riffs on giants like David Chang, Danny Bowien, and Wylie Dufresne.
  • Bradley K.
    Bradley KayFebrero 19
    Great bar, but overcrowded. Come on a weeknight, and early. David Chang dog and the tater tot variations are the best food to order (not available at Crif Dogs next door)
  • Fare Buzz
    Fare BuzzOctubre 10, 2011
    Through a phone booth in a popular East Village hot dog spot, PDT is a rare spot that specializes in the art of classic cocktails. Try to grab a seat at the bar to watch the masters at work!
  • Emre Berge E.
    More than 3? Don't even try drop in, you need to reserve for larger groups! Make sure every one of your friends call at the same time at 3pm to reserve. They only have one line, and no phone queue.
    Votación a favor hace Oct 14
  • Loren J.
    Loren JudahEnero 5, 2016
    A landmark in the modern cocktail revival scene. PDT is an experience you should have. Get here right when they open and give the Benton's Old Fashioned a shot. You'll like it.
  • Payman B.
    Payman BahmaniNoviembre 17, 2012
    Ha estado aquí más de 100 veces
    Get the WMF while it's still on the menu. It stands for Whisky Mango Foxtrot. The combo of Japanese Whisky, sherry, beer syrup, and mango vinegar will make you think wtf?!
  • Dina
    DinaAbril 24, 2014
    Still hard to get in, still amazing. Bacon old fashioned is fantastic. Bartenders can make any drink on request. Though it got touristy the space is intimate, dark and sexy.
  • Alex M.
    Alex MizrahiJunio 17, 2013
    "Once you get past the slightly gimmicky name (PDT = Please Don’t Tell) and the more than slightly gimmicky phone-booth entrance, this cocktail bar that requires table reservations is the epitome..." Leer más
  • Karen V.
    Karen VanettaEnero 23, 2014
    Easily top 5 best cocktails bars in NY. Charmingly rustic. Go for the Mezcal Mule. Try the 2Pok Crif Dog with Pok Pok wing sauce (hold the cilantro though).
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkOctubre 5, 2011
    Order a Sixth Street cocktail, which calls on the complex spices used at the Indian restaurants lining E 6th St. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Leer más
  • Jeffrey
    JeffreyDiciembre 16, 2013
    Hidden behind a telephone booth in the subterranean late-night spot Crif Dogs, PDT is helmed by cocktail hero Jim Meehan, whose team mixes up reliably excellent concoctions.
  • Eater
    EaterMayo 28, 2014
    Even though the acronym means “Please Don’t Tell,” word’s been out about modern speakeasy PDT for quite some time now. Momofuku bar director John deBary got his bartending start here. Leer más
  • KAM
    KAMJulio 21, 2011
    Great place with great atmosphere to go for creative cocktails and grab a yummy hotdog as well! Only complaint is the small and dated glassware (cocktails served in old champagne coup glasses).
  • Jarret W.
    Jarret WeinrichAgosto 11, 2012
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Start calling 5 minutes before 3pm if you want to get your first pick for reservations, and make sure to get the tater tots.
  • DoubleDeuce
    DoubleDeuceMayo 25, 2015
    Definitely a tourist destination. But for good reason; it's a fun story! But for the price, you could find or make many more fun stories in the area. Easy one here though. Not a bad choice at all.
  • Travel Channel
    Travel ChannelNoviembre 14, 2011
    Found behind a “secret” door next to Crif Dogs, this place is a favorite for classic and tweaked cocktails. As seen on Travel Channel’s The Layover with Anthony Bourdain.
  • Men's Health Mag
    Men's Health MagNoviembre 22, 2011
    Here's how you get in: Enter Crif Dogs, and veer left into a phone booth.Bam: you¹re inside. Enjoy the kitsch on the walls and try to avoid thecalorie-busting deep-fried hot dogs (if you can).
  • Alex R.
    delicious hot dogs for $7, delicious cocktails for $16. a luxury experience but it'll probably be a while before I return.
  • Mollly G.
    Mollly GrayAgosto 1, 2012
    Such a fun bar!! The Benton's Old Fashioned is no to be missed (3 words: bacon infused bourbon!). Other highlights include the Mariner and the North by Northwest.
  • Andres N.
    Andres NovoaNoviembre 4, 2015
    The Prefecture was a good cocktail! They sell signed copies of the PDT cocktail book! You can also order from the hot dog place from inside the bar.
  • AskMen
    AskMenOctubre 1, 2010
    Deftly mixed cocktails change seasonally, while the taxidermy stays pretty consistent, & an order of tater tots & Chang Dog (bacon-wrapped, with kimchi) will be the right thing until the end of time. Leer más
  • David R.
    David RiveraFebrero 7, 2016
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    AWESOME spot. Super hard to get into. A bit touristy sometimes. The bartenders are AMAZING (Luis & Vic). Great tater tots and hot dogs too.
  • Nicholas B.
    Nicholas BeckJulio 17, 2013
    It’s been open for six years, PDT (or Please Don’t Tell) on hot summer nights, wash down your bar snacks w The Mariner , a mixture of scotch whiskey, pineapple juice, citrus, smoked cardamom syrups.
  • Karlsson's Vodka
    Karlsson's VodkaAbril 25, 2012
    Try PDT's very first vodka cocktail - the Gold Coast! Made with Karlsson's Gold, Carlshamns Flaggpunsch (a Swedish arrack), simple syrup, dill, and "black pepper essence."
  • Christine H.
    Christine HaFebrero 27, 2016
    Rezzes open at 3pm for that evening. Enter through phone booth in hot dog shop, dial 1. Lots of tater tots + cheese dip $6. Interesting cocktails but mind unblown. 🍸🍹
  • Larry L.
    Larry LaBurrOctubre 20, 2015
    Delicious cocktails at okay prices (15 dollars per, basically) and the speakeasy style itself is what's best. Tax included in price. Service is stellar.
  • Stephanie Z.
    Stephanie ZhongOctubre 29, 2014
    I only come to PDT if I'm taking a visiting friend out for a quintessential NYC speakeasy experience. Entrance hidden in an underground phone booth inside a burger joint. Often VERY touristy..be aware
  • Date Night Is...
    Date Night Is...Mayo 12, 2013
    Your date may not be impressed as you walk into Crif Dog, but step through the phone booth into a whole new world and you're sure to leave an impression. Date Night Is... a phone call away.
  • Tabitha J.
    Tabitha JohnsonAgosto 10, 2016
    Really fun experience. Go in smaller groups so you can sit at the bar and watch the mixologist.
  • Victoria U.
    Victoria U.Abril 13, 2016
    If they have the David Chang dog, get it. That and the tots. Can't go wrong with anything in this speakeasy and hot dog joint
  • Michelle W.
    Moscow mule comes with candied ginger (best part obvi). The matcha one has tropical vibes which is unique for a matcha drink. I was into it.
  • SIXTY Hotels
    SIXTY HotelsMarzo 26, 2014
    Pass through the secret phone booth inside Crif Dogs and into PDT, where you can sip on some of the city’s best cocktails amongst the company of taxidermied animals, naturally. #SIXTYimbibes
  • Rent the Runway
    Rent the RunwayMayo 12, 2011
    If you get here before your date don't be confused. Walk into the phone booth, pick up the phone. You'll be let into a dark haven. Order the Rosemary Society and comment on his witty date pick.
  • Viktoriya S.
    Viktoriya SvyazevaAbril 2, 2013
    PDT (Please don't talk) is a hidden gem bar inside of Hot Dog shop. Super tiny space, only 8-10 seats at the bar and 2 tables. Reservations only.
  • Lori C.
    Lori CarlinSeptiembre 5, 2012
    Such a great experience. If you have a reservation you are given top rate service. Cocktails are complex and so innovative! Loved this bar!
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesMayo 22, 2015
    Tater tots are phenomenal. All you can want and more. Comes with the delicious cheese sauce and pickled jalapeños on the side.
  • funky f.
    funky flavorOctubre 29, 2016
    You hold the phone and a door opens. Pretty cool speakeasy idea. However the wait time is insane
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MacOctubre 8, 2015
    Really fun spot for guests; if you live here, there's cocktail bars that has less of a wait! Kitschy and cozy decor and exposed brick inside.
  • Kathryn Y.
    Kathryn YuAbril 25, 2011
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    Like vegetal flavors? Try the Vigne Verte: G'Vine Floraison gin, tomatillo, celery and lime, black pepper, grape syrup,
  • Chris B.
    Chris BelisarioMarzo 11, 2014
    Head to the hot dog shop called Crif dogs in East village and look for the telephone box inside. Take the phone and press, only once, the button on the phone.
  • E D.
    E DwardAbril 9, 2016
    Go v early on a weeknight if you don't want to make a reservation. Sit at the bar. Best for a date or a cozy catchup.
  • Lori L.
    Lori LuoAgosto 10, 2014
    Make sure to make a reservation in advance, as there's plenty of people vying to get into this speakeasy hidden inside Crif Dogs.
  • Amy S.
    Amy ShackelfordEnero 15, 2015
    At this point, you think it'd be overrated but the drinks are awesome and so are the tater tots and ambiance. GO! (if you can get a reservation)...
  • funky f.
    funky flavorOctubre 29, 2016
    Was not a huge fan of the drink "shark" on the pic below, however if you like spicy the Kim chi hot dog was pretty good. However be aware that the Kim chi is cold on a hot dog.
  • Esquire UK
    Esquire UKDiciembre 12, 2012
    Why not try and make your own Tommy's Margarita with Jim Meeham and Chris Gall’s “The PDT Cocktail Book: The Complete Bartender's Guide from the Celebrated Speakeasy".
  • Henali
    HenaliSeptiembre 4, 2014
    sneaky entrance through the hot dog place. the place isn't pretty or anything, but its fun to sit by the bar watch the bartenders use their talent.
  • Vivian V.
    Vivian VoMayo 15, 2015
    Waiter was very helpful. If it's packed, make sure you check in yourself instead of waiting for her to get you...
  • Rich G.
    Rich GallagherOctubre 7, 2011
    Come early and on an off night and you'll have a chance at getting in without calling ahead. The Benton's Old Fashioned, bacon-infused bourbon, is uncanny
  • Thomas E.
    Thomas EllisMayo 3, 2014
    To get to PDT, walk down the four steps into Crif Dogs. Along the dive's left wall, you'll find a wooden phone booth. Enter the camera-installed booth, pick up the phone and press a button.
  • Elena C.
    Elena CicíoMayo 12, 2015
    Bellissimo scoprire che il locale si trova proprio dietro alla cabina telefonica che devi usare per pronotare il tavolo! Un piccolo locale per intenditori. Piccolo ed intimo. Cocktail sperimentali.
  • Geoff K.
    Geoff KleinmanAgosto 10, 2013
    The Mezcal Mule is a truly great drink. It shows off Jim Meehan's sensibilities as well as a deep understanding of Mezcal.
  • Nadina B.
    Nadina BarretoOctubre 10, 2010
    Get the fried hot dog with cheddar cheese, crab dip, and cape cod chips on top! Ask the mixologist for a funky drink to complement it! and enjoy in the gorgeous ambience
  • Michael D.
    Michael DempseySeptiembre 9, 2013
    Underwhelmed by decor, service, and drinks. The phone got gimmicky really fast, even w. reservations, and the ambiance mirrored an upscale college bar. Go around the corner to e 6th for better options
  • American Way
    American WayNoviembre 17, 2011
    A speakeasy accessed through Crif Dogs next door, PDT serves up deep-fried Jersey dogs, including the Wylie with deep-fried mayo, tomato molasses, shredded lettuce and dried onions. Leer más
  • Superjonbot
    SuperjonbotMayo 13, 2010
    Great drinks! you really appreciate the place when you sit by the bar and notice the attention to detail when they make their drinks. Great place to bring guests looking for something different
  • Rendall R.
    Rendall RenMayo 10, 2011
    The bartenders are alchemists. Ask about the essences arrayed at the bar. If a flavor sounds appealing ask for its associated cocktail. A good way to discover the menu.
  • Tiffany L.
    Tiffany LangstonFebrero 20, 2015
    Fabulous speakeasy style cocktail joint. If you don't make a reservation, the wait can go up to 3 hours
  • Jon F.
    Jon FeldmanSeptiembre 29, 2011
    PDT founder Jim Meehan demos all his cocktail- making techniques and classic cocktail recipes on video in the iPad book app "Speakeasy Cocktails". Buy it at openairpub.com or in the iPad App Store.
  • Rafi R.
    the Benton's Old-Fashioned and the Chang Dog pair perfectly! top off with some waffle fries and your night is made
  • Elizabeth M.
    Elizabeth MitchellMayo 16, 2010
    Excellent for out-of-towners you want to impress. Love the drinks but I'm really there for the hot dogs... Especially the Jon Jon deragon. You can order crif dogs as long as you know the name.
  • Gilt City
    Gilt CitySeptiembre 21, 2010
    The East Village’s most unsuspecting and sexy speakeasy, where bourbon is laced with honey and hot dogs go gourmet. If prohibition hits again, this is where you’ll find us.
  • Staff Picks
    Staff PicksDiciembre 6, 2016
    PDT (Please Don't Tell) was one of the more wished for places throughout 2015’s I Want Somewhere holiday campaign. Where’s your somewhere? Enter to win a bucket list experience. Leer más
  • Cooper S.
    Cooper SmithJunio 24, 2012
    Both the bacon infused bourbon and michelada were great, but it didn't matter what I was drinking once they put the Torres Tots in front of me.
  • Kyle S.
    Kyle SeeverNoviembre 25, 2014
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    It's really hard to go wrong here. The drinks are superb. They also have an extended hot dog menu!
  • American Eagle Outfitters
    This Speakeasy in the East Village is hard to find and not to be missed. The only way to get in is by ringing the telephone at the phone booth outside.- Alyse, Assistant Buyer
  • Pamela D.
    Pamela DEnero 24, 2014
    Vegetarian hot dog is the best!!!!! I also love the Paddington cocktail. Bring your own toggle coat.
  • Paul K.
    Paul KardousAbril 14, 2015
    The best place in NYC to go off the menu for a cocktail, and the one of the best places for a cocktail period.
  • Matthew F.
    Outstanding experience, terrific cocktails. The staff was friendly and engaging.
  • Steven G.
    Steven GrimlerJulio 17, 2010
    I was having trouble deciding what cocktail I wanted so I asked the gentleman bartender for a recommendation and he pondered. A minute later he poured the most brilliant drink..like he read my mind.
  • Ina L.
    Ina LiSeptiembre 23, 2015
    Love their old fashion! Go on weekdays to avoid the wait
  • Natalie V.
    Natalie VegelNoviembre 22, 2015
    Amazing cocktails. Rice Milk and Honey one is incredible.
  • Party Earth
    Party EarthAbril 16, 2012
    “Try a cocktail with their signature bacon-infused bourbon. A good option is the Benton’s Old Fashioned – it goes well with the Crif Dogs!” More at http://www.partyearth.com/venues/pdt/.
  • Myke H.
    Myke HurleyDiciembre 6, 2015
    Get the Benton's Old Fashioned. Bacon bourbon FTW
  • Melissa K.
    Melissa KnificMayo 21, 2010
    It might seem gimmicky with the false telephone booth door (which makes it pretty tough to find), but don't let it fool you. The bartenders know what they're doing. I love the bacon-infused bourbon.
  • Ashley R.
    Ashley RoseMarzo 5, 2016
    Mandatory speak easy stop for east village residents. I'm pretty sure you can get tots along with your beverage.
  • PUNCH
    PUNCHSeptiembre 24, 2015
    For such a tiny bar PDT’s reputation is vast, due in part to its phone booth-in-a-hot-dog-stand entrance and ubiquitous bartender-proprietor Jim Meehan. Leer más
  • Princess Abigail B.
    Walk into Crif Dogs. Look for a phone booth. Step inside, pick up the phone and press the buzzer once. Not twice. A voice answers, after approval, the wall of the booth opens to let you into the bar.
  • Nick B.
    Nick BurtoFebrero 25, 2012
    Ask for the LES Globetrotter (not on the menu). It's a delicious variation on the rocks Manhattan with orange liquor.
  • Nick A.
    Nick AndlingerFebrero 25, 2016
    On point everything. Go early on a weeknight to get in.
  • Eve V.
    Eve VanderpoolEnero 31, 2010
    Fantastic place... I have been here a few times and it is not difficult to get in. Very friendly. Expensive drinks, but worth every last cent. Lovely crowd, expertly made cocktails and cozy.
  • Jeffrey K.
    A great first-time-in-NYC spot. Make a reservation on the day of to get a spot.
  • Madame L.
    Madame LoloNoviembre 19, 2012
    Enter through the phonebooth, behind a “secret” door next to Crif Dogs.. awesome speakeasy in the hood
  • Gary P.
    Gary PeckAbril 16, 2013
    Once again, another speakeasy bar with amazing cocktails. This one's in the back of a hot dog shop though. Half the fun is getting there!
  • Senator John B.
    Senator John BlutarskiNoviembre 7, 2011
    The smoky sweet flavor of the Mezcal Mule pairs wonderfully with near-everything that comes through the tiny hatch to Crif Dogs. Enjoy!
  • Dominik T.
    Dominik TDiciembre 6, 2012
    Great experience, especially entering via the telephone booth. If you're in the area check out this worst kept secret of NYC ;)
  • Aditi
    AditiOctubre 20, 2016
    Mezcal mule is a smoky heaven. Bartenders and service is exceptional. Get a crif dog or two
  • Kathryn Y.
    Kathryn YuEnero 13, 2011
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    Show up at 6pm with one other person (tops) and grab a seat at the bar. Don't even try to walk in later on than that, especially on a weekend night.
  • Razorfish
    RazorfishSeptiembre 20, 2011
    Speakeasy-style cocktail bar that’s actually worth the hype, especially with their hot dogs and bacon infused Bourbon drinks!
  • INSIDER DF
    INSIDER DFNoviembre 29, 2011
    AMAZING! Enter the phone booth, diial 1 and hop on to the bar: that's the catch of the place! Oh, sh*t, we told!...
  • Renae M.
    Renae MasonJulio 23, 2015
    If you don't have a booking you can arrive for 6pm and join the waitlist. Enter via the phone booth for delicious cocktails!
  • Malhar M.
    Malhar MaliAgosto 15
    Pretty cool collection of drinks. As a tourist to nyc, this was a fairly novel experience for me. Would recommend. But not often!
  • Namitta S.
    Namitta ShankarJunio 27, 2012
    Interesting concept but seems fairly over hyped - probably cause of the door. Place looks small compared to most lounges & make sure you have a reservation before you show… (2 of 4 petals via Fondu) Leer más
  • Caroline
    CarolineAgosto 29, 2016
    Amazing cocktails in an astonishingly cozy stowaway, well worth the wait.
  • Kathryn Y.
    Kathryn YuMarzo 28, 2011
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    Don't miss the Torres Tots: tater tots with chihuahua cheese, chorizo gravy, chile de arbol, chipotle crema, and scallions.
  • Zac S.
    Zac SniderOctubre 9, 2014
    How to not look like a damn fool: Take a left in Criff Dogs, into the phone booth. Pick the phone up, dial 1 to buzz in. Put the phone down (it doesnt work you weirdo) and face the wall to your left.
  • ZZubin
    ZZubinJulio 17, 2015
    U hmm why have I not ordered the Caviar Tots before??
  • Fred M.
    Fred MolinaresOctubre 14, 2013
    Very private, classy, and the way a night in NY should be. Highly recommend to all.
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupAbril 27, 2010
    Go through the phone booth at Crif Dogs and order a Benton’s Old Fashioned with bacon infused bourbon. Cocktails and gourmet hot dogs.
  • ZZubin
    ZZubinFebrero 22, 2014
    The pumpkin drink is amazeballs
  • Roman B.
    Roman BedinerOctubre 31, 2015
    When making reservations, ask to be seated at the bar, watching their mixologist at work is a spectacle.
  • Petros A.
    Petros ANoviembre 28, 2016
    Nice little bar! Recommended for the cool entrance routine! Prepare for a wait though.
  • Amanda V.
    Amanda VinciFebrero 23, 2016
    Enter through the phone booth of Crif Dogs for great cocktails in a tiny dark bar
  • Trevor L.
    Trevor LebAbril 5, 2011
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    The Benton's Old Fashioned is quite literally my favorite drink in the world, but their new Rosemary is amazing too!
  • Karen
    KarenMayo 26
    Excellent drinks! Make sure to call when they open to make a reservation.
  • Pieter 😜 D.
    Pieter 😜 DomMarzo 12, 2010
    If you like the occasional cigar (or just the scent), ask for the "Romeo y Julieta". It got me hooked for three rounds. The $6 dogs are ok ─I had the Chang─ but I recommend eating elsewhere and saving
  • Julie L.
    Julie LevineJunio 6, 2013
    Try the old fashioned with bacon infused bourbon and maple syrup from Momofuku.
  • Open Air P.
    Open Air PublishingAbril 16, 2012
    Want to know the secret behind PDT's Benton’s Old Fashioned? You can find founder Jim Meehan's recipe in "The Better Bacon Book" for iPads. http://bit.ly/foursq_bacon
  • Jessica R.
    Jessica RomanEnero 9, 2013
    Laid back, calm and quiet atmosphere. Good cocktails, but pricey. Delicious Absinthe drinks.
  • Noah L.
    Noah LucasEnero 20, 2012
    Well crafted cocktails made by knowledgable bartenders. Grab a drink and an order of Torres Tots
  • Ariana V.
    Ariana VoyerAgosto 14, 2016
    Get the Mezcal Mule and 2 Poc dog - perfect combination
  • Lee S.
    Lee SmithJulio 2, 2013
    Winner!! Great spot and fantastic idea! must go even just for one drink!
  • Ling L.
    Ling LiJunio 3, 2013
    Make sure to get a hot dog at Crif Dogs - great way to wrap up the night of PDT cocktails. Waits are 1 hour+ on weekends.
  • Amelia H.
    Amelia HarrisAbril 3, 2011
    The Chang dog and the tatter tots are deliciously spicy, one with kimchi, the other with jalapeno peppers to top on
  • Darren J.
    Darren JerMarzo 16, 2012
    The pl to come if u want to drink something that tastes like ur gmas attic, or lemon squeezed thru a dirty sock w sesame oil for 15bucks. But, i luv the low ceiling n ded animals on the wall.
  • Travis W.
    Travis WaggonerJunio 12, 2016
    Tell the bartender what kind of cocktails you like and try their recommendation!
  • The Local East Village
    The Local East VillageAgosto 14, 2011
    "Phone lines open at 3 p.m., yet it is common for PDT to be fully booked by the time you finally get through a 3:07 p.m." --"Secret Bars of the East Village" Leer más
  • Alexandre d.
    Alexandre de OliveiraAgosto 20, 2015
    The bacon cheeseburger is incredible. The Paddington absynthe is awesome !
  • Esquire
    EsquireEnero 31, 2011
    Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. (That phonebooth thing? Pretty cool, right?) Ask the bartender to suggest a drink. It'll be excellent.
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsMarzo 12, 2013
    Expect a long wait for the great drinks at this East Village cocktail destination.
  • Katie H.
    Katie HinesMayo 4, 2010
    Amazing cocktails and a great atmosphere, it's worth going through the headache to get a reservation. Make sure to order the Chang Dog, unbelievable.
  • rebecca l.
    rebecca liebMarzo 19, 2011
    the rosemary society, currently on menu, is possibly the best drink i've ever tasted. get it while you can!
  • Marco G.
    Marco GiacomelNoviembre 10, 2015
    Cocktail eccezionali e location incredibile, in un vecchio bar del proibizionismo anni 20-30. Prenotazione obbligatoria.
  • Michael M.
    Michael MosesJulio 3, 2012
    Reservations-only lounge, whose name means Please Don’t Tell. The door is in a phone booth inside the hot dog joint Crif Dogs. Leer más
  • Brendan O.
    Brendan O'LearyAgosto 6, 2014
    Fancy speakeasy where the drinks aren't cheap, but they are imaginative and well thought out.
  • Nathaniel E.
    Nathaniel EliasonAgosto 9, 2014
    Enter through the phone booth in the hot dog shop! Reservations open at 3pm
  • Mitchell
    MitchellDiciembre 1, 2011
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Get a seat at the bar and ask your friendly bartender for something not on the menu.
  • David C.
    David CelisSeptiembre 5, 2014
    Get the Benton Old Fashioned. And don't forget to scarf down a Crif Dog before you go!
  • Theresa R.
    Theresa RoldanDiciembre 6, 2013
    My only was with the wait time. Otherwise good drinks, good food, and good vibe.
  • Logan K.
    Logan KerrOctubre 23, 2015
    Get a dog, get some friends, and be prepared to wait most of the night. It's worth it.
  • Emre Berge E.
    Emre Berge ErgenekonNoviembre 20, 2016
    Try a Ramos Gin Fiz
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  • Vivek S.
    Vivek SurtiFebrero 28, 2011
    Excellent seasonal cocktails - sit at the bar and let them choose a drink. Kimchi dog is fantastic!
  • Diego R.
    Diego RufoAbril 4, 2011
    You should make reservations at 3pm, the day of your visit. Or show up and leave your name at the door and they will call you when a booth frees up. Leer más
  • Igor S.
    Igor SimasAgosto 24, 2014
    Great place in NYC! Everything is awesome here! Waffle Fries i recommend!
  • Suri R.
    Suri RSeptiembre 1, 2013
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Forget that 3pm phone call. If you come after 2am on weekends there's no wait.
  • jennifer h.
    jennifer hanAbril 22
    the tots and waffle fries with stadium nacho cheese and chopped up jalapeno plus cocktails....it's a mothercrushing dream.
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesMayo 22, 2015
    Life changes once you pass the telephone booth #PDT
  • Noah S.
    Noah SingerSeptiembre 7, 2011
    despite the cheeky telephone booth thing the menu is creative and the bartenders awesome.
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesMayo 22, 2015
    When discouraged by not getting an answer calling for a reservation, channel the great Jimmy V and think "Don't give up. Don't ever give up."
  • Dan T.
    Dan TorresMarzo 6, 2015
    You can't have a bad drink but don't miss out on the tots and hot dogs either.
  • Kien N.
    Kien NguyenAgosto 23, 2015
    The phone booth gimmick is kind of stupid. Once you're in the actual space, it's nothing particularly special. Good drinks though!
  • Paul K.
    Paul KernfeldNoviembre 12, 2014
    House cocktails, classic cocktails, knowledgeable bartenders. I thought the hot dogs were okay.
  • Brandon M.
    Brandon McGrawJunio 23, 2012
    Eater NY calls the Shiso Delicious one of New York's best spring cocktails
  • RC
    RCFebrero 6, 2015
    Tots and cocktails. You can't go wrong with that. Great place.
  • Leon Alv A.
    Leon Alv AlvFebrero 22, 2012
    Google the phone. And get a reservation if not is minimun 1 hour and a half waiting! Reservations only on the same day
  • Helen
    HelenMayo 1, 2015
    Fancy hand crafted cocktails and good beer. Cute little spot for a date
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroOctubre 18, 2010
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Benton's Old Fashioned. By far my favorite drink. Also must order the chang dog with the tots. Delicious.
  • Eugene L.
    Eugene LeeOctubre 24, 2013
    Good service, decent drinks, but ummm... Not sure id wait 4+ hrs. They're good bout calling u back though to tell u when a table is ready.
  • Colin W.
    Colin WolfgangNoviembre 14, 2012
    Once you eventually find it, you'll want to keep coming back for more.
  • Guest of a Guest
    Guest of a GuestOctubre 11, 2011
    Short for Please Don't TeII, this speakeasy bar is located in the East Village on the crowd streets of St. Marks. Leer más
  • Guest of a Guest
    Guest of a GuestOctubre 19, 2011
    Short for Please Don't TeII, this speakeasy bar is located in the East Village on the crowd streets of St. Marks. Leer más
  • Sandra v.
    Sandra van LintFebrero 26
    Great cocktail! The waiting time is horrible, so I waited for more than 2 hours in total. In the end you want to see it but it's not worth to go another time
  • Marc M.
    Marc MosonNoviembre 2, 2013
    On your way in ... One door leads to a cool bar , the other to a rape room. Choose wisely.
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhEnero 10, 2015
    Excellently crafted cocktails
  • gia j.
    gia jordanAgosto 22, 2013
    No longer great, no longer exclusive, no longer a secret either. This speakeasy clientele is now slobs in sweatpants.
  • Kate M.
    Kate McCartyMayo 28, 2010
    When the hostess asks "can I help you?" it's best to reply "can I help YOU? You work in a phone booth." in any case, if your vagina is hankering for a Danish past the breakfast rush this is the place
  • Nicole C.
    Nicole CifaniEnero 15, 2013
    call to make an appointment at 3pm the day-of.
  • karen b.
    karen bonna rainertJulio 30, 2011
    Make reservations. When you arrive, order tater tots (and a nice cocktail).
  • Open Air Publishing
    Open Air PublishingAbril 24, 2012
    Order Benton’s Old Fashioned. You can find founder Jim Meehan's recipe in "The Better Bacon Book" for iPads. http://oapub.co/9a4d0f5d
  • angelo w.
    angelo wEnero 24, 2011
    Awesome speakeasy w/ great drinks. Just make sure you call @ 3pm to reserve a table.
  • Candice D.
    Candice DSouzaNoviembre 30, 2016
    Order the kimchi hotdog, it is not on the crif dogs menu.
  • Courtney K.
    Courtney KleinEnero 7, 2016
    Great drinks, lovely atmosphere and beautiful bar tenders.
  • JJ K.
    JJ KasperJulio 6, 2015
    Have them make you something special based on your favorite spirit.
  • Ricky S.
    Ricky SherrillAgosto 15, 2014
    A hidden gem with must try bourbon cocktails.
  • Tabatha V.
    Tabatha ValderramaEnero 26, 2012
    Okay, so I know everyone loves this Bacon-flavored bourbon...but I personally prefer my Old Fashioneds, old fashioned...
  • Alexandra W.
    Alexandra WhiteAgosto 25, 2015
    The cocktails are indeed excellent, but the service leaves something to be desired.
  • Pooja B.
    Pooja BanduJunio 22, 2013
    Ask for special cocktails which are not listed on the menu card.
  • Laura C.
    Laura ChinNoviembre 14, 2011
    Can't go wrong with this killer pairing: a Chang dog (spicy) plus a champagne cocktail (bubbly)
  • Deanna M.
    Cool concept , cocktails were yummy. Hot dogs were so disappointing !
  • Jan G.
    Jan GemrichFebrero 7, 2015
    Must go and definitely worth any wait!
  • Jonathan C.
    Jonathan ChandranathanNoviembre 16, 2009
    Try to get a booth for 8, bring friends, order waffle fries and drink Benton's Old Fashioneds until you have a good slur going and you begin to alienate your friends.
  • Breeze S.
    Breeze SkrrtJulio 23, 2015
    A classic for a reason. If you can get in, sit at the bar to watch the masters work.
  • Nina Y.
    Nina YiamsamathaEnero 8, 2011
    Get the Shark: a tiki drink with complexity and class (frangelico AND blue curacao, juice, and lots of rum)
  • Julian A.
    Julian AndrewsMarzo 31, 2012
    Come early during happy hour for groups as large as 7 to get a booth.
  • Ana S.
    Ana SallesAbril 6, 2010
    Fantastic place! I love the idea, and the drink are the best! I strongly recommend this place, but you need reservation to get in.
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesMayo 22, 2015
    Call at 3pm to get a reservation. Keep calling until you get through.
  • NabeWise
    NabeWiseAgosto 30, 2011
    Unique place that you enter through a phone booth without a sign. Great drinks, and hot dogs from Crif Dog, which is the greatest thing ever.
  • M. Kienan B.
    M. Kienan BriscoeAgosto 29, 2011
    My favourite date bar. Romantic atmosphere, cozy, "Spy-like" entrance.
  • Margaret Y.
    Margaret YekulisMarzo 17, 2010
    Call to make a reservation before 3pm, but try to get a seat at the bar. The cocktails the bartenders make are an art!
  • Brooke E.
    Brooke EvansAbril 21, 2013
    They do a mean corpse reviver. Read: delicious.
  • Belén A.
    Belén AdiariDiciembre 12, 2016
    Everything was excellent but beware of the charges in your credit card.
  • Bill S.
    Bill SternAbril 29, 2015
    Excellent spot drinks are made to,perfection
  • Cocktail Magic
    Cocktail MagicMarzo 21, 2016
    Wicked Witch was the signature cocktail featured at Cocktail Magic. Leer más
  • Amanda P.
    Amanda ParkesFebrero 3, 2013
    Best Moscow Mule of my entire life
  • Ruddy R.
    Ruddy RowerFebrero 20, 2013
    Turn you flash off, don't play games.... its frowned upon (thank god!!) be prepared for amazing plays on classic drinks!
  • Justin S.
    Justin SimmonsDiciembre 12, 2012
    Great bar but speakeasies don't exist anymore. Get it right!
  • Jarrod M.
    Jarrod MillerOctubre 29, 2013
    Make sure you keep your keep your voice down or suffer the wrath of the door girl who will give you a loud shhhhhhhhh.
  • Bravo
    BravoDiciembre 2, 2010
    Underground cocktails in the East Village by master mixologist Jim Meehan.-Jimmy Bradley , Top Chef
  • Andrea B.
    Andrea BruzzeseMayo 5, 2015
    The Paddington is amazing! A must.
  • Jess P.
    Jess PurdyJulio 15, 2012
    Try the Mezcal Mule. Spicy and refreshing.
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAgosto 26, 2014
    Check out PDT as seen on America's Best , Best Bars in America , Drinking Made Easy Leer más
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroFebrero 3, 2012
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Latest guilty pleasure at PDT: the peanut butter cup. Very interesting cocktail.
  • Ted T.
    Ted TrentlerOctubre 31, 2014
    Great cocktails. Bacon infused bourbon? Yes please.
  • Joseph U.
    Joseph UgoweSeptiembre 28, 2013
    Whatever you do, get the bacon-infused bourbon. It's the perfect combination of smoky and smooth.
  • April Kate 🍴
    April Kate 🍴Diciembre 22, 2011
    get some criff dogs.. allow the mixologists to create a one of a kind drink for you
  • Vic C.
    Vic C.Enero 22, 2013
    Just a cool place with great cocktails
  • The Salup Group
    The Salup GroupSeptiembre 7, 2010
    A number of creative drinks here, but a must-have is the old-fashioned with bacon-infused bourbon.
  • Jorge S.
    Jorge SierraAbril 18, 2011
    Get the Bentons Old Fashioned!!! its the best drink you will ever have
  • Dinorah G.
    Dinorah G.Julio 22, 2016
    #1 cocktail bar in my ❤️
  • Connie C.
    Connie ChiuNoviembre 16, 2014
    Drinks are good, but the best part is the phone booth entrance.
  • Lauren P.
    Lauren PurnellFebrero 23, 2010
    Make your reservation starting at 3pm the same day - remember, patience is virtue! And I recommend their Pimm's Cup! Leer más
  • Kathryn Y.
    Kathryn YuEnero 13, 2011
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    The Mezcal Mule is just the right mix of fruity, sour, smoky, and spicy.
  • Bergdorf Goodman
    Bergdorf GoodmanOctubre 3, 2011
    It's a BG New York City Secret! Faces of 5F Semifinalist Catherine loves taking her visiting friends to this spot for a classy New York night. Leer más
  • İpek A.
    İpek A.Diciembre 12, 2014
    As it says "Please dob't tell!" :) perfect cocktails & good music
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhEnero 10, 2015
    Speakeasy in Crif Dogs ;)
  • David M.
    David MilbergMayo 16, 2016
    Love this bar! Highly recommend trying it.
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HeuerJunio 9, 2009
    Everyone knows the drinks are incredible, but try the Wylie dog with tomato marmelade and deep-fried mayo, and tater tots with cheese and pickled jalapenos on the side
  • Kathy M.
    Kathy MatthiesenAgosto 27, 2015
    It's been 6 weeks since I've been here and I'm still thinking about the bacon infused Old Fashioned.
  • Bergdorf Goodman
    Bergdorf GoodmanJulio 8, 2011
    It's a BG New York City Secret! Faces of 5F Semifinalist Catherine loves taking her visiting friends to this spot for a classy New York night. Leer más
  • Daniel G.
    Daniel GAgosto 24, 2014
    Hot dogs are extremely goooooood!
  • Food & Wine
    Food & WineAbril 20, 2011
    Mixologist Jim Meehan presides over this reservations-only lounge. The unmarked entrance is inside a phone booth at the hot dog joint Crif Dogs.
  • Raja H.
    Raja HMayo 22, 2012
    Come here if you're a tool. You'll fit right in with the likes of Anthony Bourdain and dumbass yelp foodies.
  • Eva G.
    Eva GuadamillasNoviembre 12, 2015
    Asked for a fruity drink without alcohol and it was delicious!
  • Linds P.
    Linds PantherDiciembre 28, 2011
    Take a picture with one of the many mounted animals adorning the walls.
  • Juston P.
    Juston PayneMarzo 21, 2012
    Old Fashions are so old fashioned. Get the Bacon Old Fashioned to put some piggy spring back in your step.
  • Clark&Kent
    Clark&KentDiciembre 13, 2011
    Great place with a secret identity. Check the phone booth!
  • Julia L.
    Julia Lord NickleOctubre 12, 2014
    If you like scotch, ask for a rapscallion!
  • Daya H.
    Daya HerreraMayo 13, 2014
    Great cocktails... Just let the barmaster do his magic!!
  • Sarah T.
    Sarah ThompsonMarzo 20, 2010
    This place is awesome! Great for visitors. Secret bar you get to through a phone box in a hot dog joint.
  • Justin C.
    Justin ChoyDiciembre 14, 2015
    Great vibe and even better drinks!
  • Beth K.
    Beth KAbril 17, 2015
    Try the exclusive hot dog menu, the ones you can't get next door at Crif Dog
  • Katherine L.
    Katherine LynnJulio 2, 2010
    You know you're ordering a fancy cocktail when they spray the edge of your glass with micro-molecules of exotic bitters.
  • Nicolette R.
    Nicolette RomeroAbril 3, 2015
    Make a reservation or be prepared to wait!
  • Mariana R.
    Mariana RodriguezEnero 13, 2010
    Order a hummer with your drink. Best drink? Just tell them what you're in the mood for! They never disappoint.
  • Cesar R.
    Cesar R.Septiembre 6, 2012
    Wednesday nights at midnight are best for walk-ins. Dial "1" to enter.
  • Mario 4.
    Mario 4sqFebrero 24, 2011
    entra nella cabina telefonica e aspetta, se non c'è posto ti daranno una business card col numero di telefono, così la prossima volta prenoti prima di passare....
  • Dave B.
    Dave BrownNoviembre 1, 2010
    These drinks make me wanna dance. Like smooth down and sexy jams. Maybe a little tater tots on the side. Yup. Let's do it up. Belle and Sebastian style.
  • Alberto
    AlbertoNoviembre 29, 2015
    Hot dogs, tater tots and a mean cocktail.
  • Wilson Z.
    Wilson ZhouEnero 12, 2014
    The Benton's Old Fashioned was highlighted on TimeOut New York
  • Alexandra C.
    Alexandra ChiaraAbril 6, 2013
    Overly hype and not worth it. Once you've passed the whole whoopla of the reservation and phone booth thing: you get the chance to drink a frankly disgusting overpriced cocktail. Indeed, I won't tell
  • Melissa F.
    Melissa FordAgosto 23, 2016
    This place is so iconic that there is constantly a two hour wait for walk-ins, even on a Monday.
  • Marcos R.
    Marcos ReyesEnero 10, 2015
    Excellent cocktails and service!!!
  • Steve K.
    Steve KaliskiMayo 13, 2013
    Get cozy in the phone booth & try the bacon infused old fashioned.
  • Anthony E.
    Anthony EllsworthMayo 21, 2014
    Go earlier or you will wait or never get in.
  • Jared H.
    Jared HAgosto 31, 2011
    Seriously strong tiki-drinks, served by great staff in a one of a kind setting. Seriously...strong.
  • Jonas I.
    Jonas IoMayo 10, 2016
    Cocktails are amazing. Very nice idea
  • Adam W.
    Adam WishneuskyJunio 2, 2011
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    same-day reservations only. start calling @ 3pm. go with a group and get different drinks, try them all! Leer más
  • Anita J.
    Anita JOctubre 20, 2009
    Get a group a friends together, type the phone number, and all dial at the same time at 3PM to get a reservation. Keep redialing until someone gets through. Then eat a Crif dog.
  • Fabio
    FabioOctubre 19, 2015
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    Great cocktails at happy hr
  • Ray C.
    Ray CasasJunio 21, 2015
    Everything my favorite bacon bourbon
  • Thomas D.
    Thomas DesageNoviembre 26, 2013
    Best NYC speak easy! Amazing cocktails!
  • Alaina B.
    Alaina BrowneAbril 22, 2013
    The cleanest glassware west of the East river.
  • Morgan W.
    Morgan WangOctubre 24, 2016
    Reservations are highly recommended!
  • Karen S.
    Karen StephensOctubre 29, 2013
    Sofisticated cocktails prepared expertly.
  • jordan y.
    jordan yuenAgosto 29, 2016
    Cool place to go to with the phone booth, but it's pretty overrated.
  • Modern Hombre
    Modern HombreAbril 5, 2011
    There are plenty of swank NYC speakeasies these days, but only one with hot dogs this good.
  • Melissa R.
    Melissa RogersEnero 14, 2015
    Cocktails + gourmet hot dogs = perfection.
  • Mark T.
    Mark TabryJunio 29, 2009
    Go here. Get a cocktail. If you're 2 ppl, call anytime and ask to sit at the bar. >2, call at *exactly* 3pm and make a reservation. It'll be busy, so keep retrying.
  • Gary T.
    Gary TorielloJunio 1, 2012
    P.D.T. (please don't tell) Speakeasy - enter thru the phone both at Crif Dogs next door
  • Cole S.
    Cole StrattonMarzo 11, 2010
    Definitely order the Benton's Old-Fashioned, made with bacon-infused bourbon, and a Wiley dog.
  • Jeromy H.
    Jeromy HenryAbril 23, 2013
    Listen to the tiki gods. Go for the Cobra Fang.
  • Mili T.
    Mili ThakerFebrero 21, 2013
    Fun but always busy- make a reservation!
  • Arthur M.
    Arthur MitchellMarzo 7, 2012
    Best Bar to Memorize the Password
  • Rob R.
    Rob RebelAgosto 9, 2015
    You've made the right call ☎️
  • Rob V. B.
    Rob V. BurrFebrero 27, 2011
    A subtle and magnificent tribute to Tiki--try the Shark.
  • Marinieves M.
    Marinieves MejiaEnero 25, 2016
    The cocktails and the music!
  • omogenis
    omogenisOctubre 1, 2012
    One of the best cocktail bars in the world.
  • StageBuddy
    StageBuddyAgosto 2, 2013
    Go to the old phone booth, pick up the phone, and say how many are in your party. Leer más
  • Amanda Z.
    Amanda ZNoviembre 16, 2011
    Make friends with Bradford. You won't regret it.
  • Laura C.
    Laura ChinNoviembre 14, 2011
    Let the bartender know what you like, and then let him (or her!) work his magic
  • Daniel N.
    Daniel NogueiraNoviembre 5, 2010
    Exclent drinks but the caipirinha (brazilian drink) is not close to the original one.
  • Adiaha E.
    Adiaha EnoMarzo 18, 2016
    The Manhattans and their large ice cubes.
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HoffmanAgosto 18, 2009
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Go to PDT and enjoy the Benton's Old Fashioned (made with bacon-infused bourbon) and tater tots with chese and jalepenos.
  • Dom G.
    Dom GoodrumNoviembre 20, 2010
    Benton's Old Fashion is the drink you're looking for!
  • Jonathan R.
    Jonathan RaineyAbril 2, 2013
    It was awesome try the peanut butter cup drink ^^
  • Kristine R.
    Kristine ROctubre 10, 2011
    Speak easy. Awesome. Cocktail heaven. True artistry
  • shannon k.
    shannon keyesEnero 19, 2012
    Mezcal Mule, Salty Shore & jalapeño tatoe tots mmmmm
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesMayo 22, 2015
    "I came, I saw, I conquered." Such a phenomenal speakeasy experience.
  • Shabeeb
    ShabeebOctubre 24, 2012
    Speakeasy with good Hotdogs & tater tots
  • Geoff K.
    Geoff KimMayo 15, 2011
    Maxwell Smart's favourite hot dog joint. (via Scoville) Leer más
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesMayo 22, 2015
    Secret Crif Dogs are so exciting
  • Natalia B.
    Natalia BakerOctubre 14, 2014
    Speakeasy, you have to gain entry through a telephone booth!
  • lucas c.
    lucas companEnero 27, 2016
    Perfect for a date
  • Mari S.
    Mari SheibleySeptiembre 3, 2016
    Looks like someone told. The secrecy is gone with a line out the door of Crif Dogs on a Friday night.
  • Alaina B.
    Alaina BrowneAbril 22, 2013
    "The thing to get here is a drink"
  • Katie F.
    Katie FlynnSeptiembre 28, 2009
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Order a Benton's Old Fashioned for the main course, but finish with a Blueberry Fizz for dessert!
  • Victor P.
    Victor PistoletJunio 13, 2013
    Very good place!
  • Vanessa R.
    Vanessa RamirezAbril 30, 2012
    The drinks are totally weird. We were a table of 8, only one of us liked what we drank. (Order the Shark)
  • MK H.
    MK HurlbuttMayo 2, 2012
    The tots are sooooo good!!!
  • Christy D.
    Christy DenaEnero 13, 2010
    Went and gave the password and got in. Ordererd something off the menu - French Absithne Cocktail Leer más
  • Mara P.
    Mara PagottoMarzo 15, 2010
    so much fun.. feel like Superman going in to a phone booth in the middle of a hot dog stand and there we were in a cool bar
  • Jacob B.
    Jacob BriarsFebrero 21, 2010
    Ha estado aquí más de 25 veces
    So many delicious, hand crafted cocktails to try! I recommend the Corpse Reviver #Blue
  • Nastya B.
    Nastya BelkinaJunio 13, 2013
    Best Cheeseburger ever!!!❤
  • Julie A.
    Julie AvraSeptiembre 15
    so special. sort of worth the wait
  • F C.
    F CJulio 30, 2013
    Come here.. find me and I will buy you a drink..... mad luv.... xoxo
  • Michael H.
    Michael HintzeDiciembre 5, 2015
    Great pumpkin
  • Scott W.
    Scott WFebrero 25, 2016
    Get the Bartender's Choice Manhattan
  • Mazda
    MazdaNoviembre 12, 2010
    The coolest thing about this place is how you enter- via phonebooth!
  • Meg D.
    Meg D.Diciembre 3, 2012
    Always read the rules in the bathroom. :)
  • Cutter H.
    Cutter HouckMarzo 9, 2012
    Get a bar seat... its worth the wait.
  • Renata T.
    Renata Tabosa MacedoSeptiembre 21, 2015
    Amazing speakeasy
  • Shawn C.
    Shawn ChengDiciembre 8, 2015
    Get he Millennium Falcon
  • Terrence
    TerrenceMarzo 19, 2012
    enter thru the phone booth at the hot dog place
  • Axinia Z.
    Axinia ZoubkovEnero 12, 2012
    awesome place,great cocktails!
  • Peter R.
    Peter RSeptiembre 24, 2016
    Best cocktail bar in NYC
  • NCM
    NCMMayo 16, 2012
    condos around this great hot dog joint: http://bit.ly/KaHKOl
  • Camilla C.
    Camilla CFebrero 15, 2014
    make reservations in advance
  • Victor A.
    Victor ANoviembre 17, 2014
    Unique cocktails $$$
  • Ru L.
    Ru LuOctubre 25, 2014
    The doorwoman said the wait was 3 hours (Friday around 10:30pm), which was not true. (More like 45 min) She had an attitude unfortunately. :(
  • Sass Conf
    Sass ConfOctubre 5, 2013
    Get a Crif dog then go into secret bar
  • Andrea Z.
    Andrea ZavalaMayo 20, 2016
    I called to make a reservation and the person that picked up the phone was extremely rude!
  • alba
    albaAgosto 1, 2009
    hot dogs, tater tots and fine cocktails by mixologists await you on the other side of one phone booth
  • John D.
    John DAbril 23, 2010
    Avatars love the mezcal mule cocktail. Simply divine.
  • James J.
    James JOctubre 5, 2014
    It's a cool place but stick to Crif Dogs
  • Gradie O.
    Gradie OakesNoviembre 25, 2011
    Cocktails go great with tots.
  • Mike L.
    Mike LeBeauEnero 19, 2014
    Great Pumpkin
  • Leigh F.
    Leigh FerreiraMarzo 30, 2012
    for pete's sake!
  • Cameron M.
    Cameron MadduxJulio 21, 2015
    You gonna eat your tots?
  • Clinton B.
    Clinton BrightEnero 14, 2010
    Amazing place! Order all of the flips at once and enjoy!
  • Viviana L.
    Viviana LeveghiEnero 25, 2015
    Love the phone booth :)
  • Amy C.
    Get a hot dog too!
  • Athena C.
    Athena ChangNoviembre 4, 2012
    Get the peanut Butter Cup!
  • Mutineer Magazine
    Mutineer MagazineAbril 9, 2014
    Reservations are key!
  • Ray C.
    Ray CasasDiciembre 18, 2013
    Black flip you need to tasted
  • Gabriel G.
    Gabriel GarridoJulio 20, 2016
    Best drinks in NYC
  • Claire J S.
    Claire J SongFebrero 26, 2016
    Bartender’s Choice Manhattan
  • Leo G.
    Leo GonzalesAbril 18, 2015
    Loved the Cardinal!
  • Alfred M.
    Alfred M.Agosto 1, 2015
    bartender is a wizard. went off script and he didn't flinch.
  • Ale E.
    Ale EstradaAgosto 23, 2013
    I loved the secret door!!!!!
  • Kelvin B.
    Kelvin BennettMarzo 15, 2016
    Hidden, drinks
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChangAbril 1, 2012
    Tots...Jalapeno...Cheddar. Dear Lord...
  • Welton M.
    Welton MarcondesDiciembre 12, 2014
    muito bom mesmo
  • Benny W.
    Benny WongNoviembre 14, 2011
    Gotta get the Chang & Wylie dogs
  • Seth G.
    Seth GNoviembre 8, 2010
    After running the nyc marathon, chomp the burger and drink the bacon bourbon
  • Salvatore G.
    Salvatore GiglioDiciembre 8, 2013
    A lot of cheesy tots
  • Emanuel R.
    Emanuel RivasSeptiembre 19, 2014
    Speak Easy Concept Bar
  • Roman N.
    Roman NurikAgosto 24, 2014
    Bacon old fashioned.
  • Tara L.
    Tara LauseDiciembre 29, 2010
    If you're tempted to order the shark, don't...it's atrocious.
  • Kathryn Y.
    Kathryn YuMarzo 16, 2009
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    Go to PDT and order the Benton's Old-Fashioned, tater tots with cheese and jalapenos, and a John John Deragon dog.
  • Shirley L.
    Shirley LiuMayo 28, 2016
    Get the Chang Dog
  • Jorge O.
    Jorge OrtizJulio 26, 2010
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Don't believe what you read on Yelp: this place isn't actually open until 4am on Sunday
  • The Feast
    The FeastJunio 10, 2011
    Avoid embarrassment and don't go in a large group, because that telephone booth entrance doesn't hold many. Leer más
  • Clark&Kent
    Clark&KentDiciembre 31, 2011
    Check the phone booth to enter!
  • Shinya H.
    Shinya HirokawaJulio 22, 2016
    Benton old fashioned
  • An 🍳
    An 🍳Noviembre 1, 2011
    Hot Booze and Dogs = Yum!!
  • Julie A.
    Julie AvraSeptiembre 15
    get a hot dog
  • Cassidy
    CassidySeptiembre 19, 2014
    I'm only here for the Wiley dog.
  • Alyx C.
    Alyx CullenMayo 20, 2010
    Go to PDT and get the Wylie Dog. It's the best hotdog you'll ever have.
  • Kelly A.
    Kelly AOctubre 18, 2011
    The secret is finding this place. ;-)
  • Maggie
    MaggieAgosto 17, 2011
    best cocktail
  • Nathan
    NathanMayo 31, 2013
    Stands for Panthers Dig Tortoises. Now go away.
  • Lu H.
    Lu HJulio 1, 2012
    Chang dog!
  • Barrett L.
    Barrett LaneAgosto 15, 2010
    Benton's Old Fashioned and a Chang Dog. It's the only way to go.
  • CCnyc
    CCnycSeptiembre 5, 2014
    Desert rose
  • Jason S.
    Jason SchwartzMarzo 14, 2009
    Call the number at 3:00 PM sharp on the day of and make a reservation. Watch your dates face when you bring her to a hot dog stand.
  • Bianca C.
    Bianca ColaJulio 15, 2010
    cool hidden bar inside hot dogs' place...
  • Brian S.
    Brian SearlOctubre 17, 2010
    This place is extremely overrated. There are dozens of mixologists in NYC these days. Basically its a bar with a gimmick entrance.
  • Go Find Alice
    Go Find AliceFebrero 23
    3-4 hour waits are normal...
  • Mike L.
    Mike LAgosto 26, 2011
    Delicious drinks
  • Boberto P.
    Boberto PatricioAbril 22, 2012
    why deal with the games when you can head to Louis 649
  • Donny D.
    Donny DontEnero 5
    Prepare for a 1-2 hour wait
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel SEnero 11, 2015
    Sometimes you should believe the hype.
  • Nicole Y.
    Nicole YaleNoviembre 18, 2013
    Great pumpkin
  • Alan M.
    Alan MooreOctubre 23, 2015
    Cocktails.
  • Kate M.
    Kate MiltnerFebrero 22, 2009
    Go to PDT and get the bacon flavored bourbon. They use Momofuku bacon fat to flavor it. The tater tots are an excellent companion.
  • chiara
    chiaraFebrero 19, 2015
    Strepitoso !
  • Daan V.
    Daan V.Mayo 30, 2010
    Please don't tell - cocktails are great here
  • Geraldine C.
    Geraldine ChungMarzo 13, 2009
    Make a reservation at PDT and order a Chang Dog. Fried kimchee atop a hotdog - deeelish!
  • Surly S.
    Surly SpiceEnero 8, 2013
    Doesn't open ti 6 pm. Also: not worth the effort.
  • Stephanie J.
    Stephanie JuliaoJunio 18, 2010
    Try the wylie dog... I'm hungry just thinking about it yummm
  • Tiffany O.
    Tiffany OrfordJunio 18, 2009
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Bring your out-of-town visitors here. Now I know everyone in NY has been here & done this, but man, nothing puts the awe in your cousin's face like going through a phone booth
  • Elton J.
    Elton JulianDiciembre 11, 2012
    Hey Elton, leave a tip at PDT:
  • Patrick H.
    Patrick HaneyJunio 9, 2009
    Bentons Old Fashioned: bacon infused bourbon, maple syrup, bitters. Fantastic.
  • Sara P.
    Sara PattersonJulio 16, 2011
    surprise James!
  • courtney s.
    courtney sanelloFebrero 5, 2012
    Ha estado aquí más de 25 veces
    moneychild abode
  • martina
    martinaMarzo 19, 2015
    Pretentious!
  • rachel r.
    rachel rapaportAgosto 21, 2009
    shhhh and order bacon bourbon and tater tots and keep your trap shut
  • Dave F.
    Dave FordEnero 9, 2010
    Order the tater tots... They rock...
  • Joseph L.
    Joseph LoNigroJunio 2, 2014
    (201) 921-1116
  • Joseph N.
    Joseph NagleAgosto 17, 2011
    Not great anymore, but cool way to enter also the hot dog joint aint bad
  • Ramona S.
    Ramona SorianoMarzo 31, 2011
    One word. WOW!
  • Dan K.
    Dan KoplowitzOctubre 21, 2010
    PDT: the secret bar for douchebags from New Jersey who google "secret bar" + "NYC"
  • Marc G.
    Marc GEnero 17, 2012
    Shhhhhh...
  • Tatiana G.
    Tatiana GaborFebrero 20, 2016
    this place is the worst. shitty drinks, cold hot dogs, and terrible terrible service
  • Tristan
    TristanAgosto 23, 2011
    arrack punch!!
  • Russell S.
    Russell SinclairJulio 12, 2012
    The people who work here are such douchebags. Save your money and go somewhere else.
  • Campbell K.
    Campbell KAbril 4, 2012
    Someone told. Unless you are a middle aged banker or a group of giggling tourists from Asia, avoid at all costs.
  • christine k.
    christine kohlerJulio 24, 2009
    cherry pop is the best drink I have ever had
  • Cam C.
    Cam CrossJunio 27, 2009
    go here and order the LES Globetrotter! Or the Old Fashioned.
  • Zachary H.
    Zachary HannaJunio 30, 2016
    Too many people have told about it. Long lines.
  • stacey s.
    stacey smithJunio 23, 2009
    Please don't tell anyone I've never been here, Criff Dogs, however, I should be the mayor of.
  • Ryan W.
    Ryan WarrenderFebrero 22, 2016
    seriously... Don't say anything.
  • Siobhan C.
    Siobhan CDiciembre 6, 2009
    Krifs hotdog while waiting to get in to PDT.
  • Designkitchen
    DesignkitchenAbril 2, 2010
    Do you think this is only a hot dog stand?
  • Jesse K.
    Jesse KarmaFebrero 9, 2010
    If your ugly or dress bad, forget about even trying.. .
  • Cosie L.
    Cosie LongoriaMayo 13, 2010
    Tonight :)
  • Spade V.
    Spade VasquezEnero 18, 2010
    If you don't know...then I can't tell =X
  • Brian
    BrianFebrero 16, 2010
    Absinthe. Drink some.
  • Rebecca H.
    Rebecca H.Junio 30, 2009
    Always here on first dates, always great first dates.
  • Kevin C.
    Kevin CafaroMayo 4, 2010
    Don't do coke in the bathroom. It's against the rules
  • Sandrine C.
    Sandrine C.Marzo 11, 2010
    amazeballs--that is all.
  • Karyn R.
    Karyn RiegelAgosto 11, 2009
    Autumn app daquiri and a veggie hotdog
  • Nick N.
    Nick NarodnyJulio 25, 2009
    there is a 2 drink min
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