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144 Sullivan St., nr. W. Houston St. (SoHo)
New York, NY
(1) 212-477-2102 | theroomsbeerandwine.com
AMBIANCERomantic Wine Bar
HOURSTue.-Sat.: 5:00pm-4:00am; Sun.-Mon.: 5:00pm-2:00am
PRICE (BEER; WINE)USD 3+; USD 6-15
BARYes - beer and wine only
PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?No
SUBWAYSpring St. (C, E)
Tucked away near the border of SoHo and the farther reaches of Tribeca, this intimate, low-lit nook of a bar exudes a quiet romanticism fit for the canoodling couples and conversing Uptowners that frequent it. The cavernous interior is divided into two rooms: the first is a narrow stretch of space dominated by a slate-covered bar, while the second is a more spacious area filled with sofas and ottomans, both with exposed brick and seductive candles. We love the sexy mood lighting and ever-flowing wine (selections come from around the world), which keep any conversation progressing in a promising direction.
WHAT WE WOULD WEAR
It borders on the classy side of casual here; a flattering blouse, flowing skirt, flats, and sparkly baubles would work.
GO HERE WITH
Significant other; a date
First dates, wine imbibers, and soft conversationalists.
WHY WE LIKE IT
We love dropping in at this neighborhood favorite for a glass of one of their international wines. Plus, the low lighting and intimate quarters make this spot a perfect venue to bring (and captivate) a new beau (or belle).
WHAT WE WOULD CHANGE
On weekends, the narrow front room can get a bit too crowded for our romantic tête-à-têtes.
GOOD TO KNOW
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