339 E. 75th St.
Manhattan, NY 10021
Upper East Side

  • Sun.–Thurs., 5pm–2am; Fri.–Sat., 5pm–4am

Along the lines of Beauty & Essex, Seamstress has fun with summoning the speakeasy era by installing a gift shop up front and hiding the liquor action behind a thick curtain. The bordello-like, Upper East Side spread combines two bars with roomy booths, communal tables and high bar tables. Barkeeps swathed in multi-pocketed tailor's aprons are adept at fiercely shaking a cocktail with one hand while calmly stirring a negroni with the other. To go with the drinks is a raw bar, fried potatoes with black garlic dip, a charcuterie board, housemade pickles and beloved, old-fashioned desserts like baked Alaska and pineapple upside-down cake.

Photo: Oleg March


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Good for Groups
  • Reservations Accepted
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • $$$
  • American (New)

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