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78 Below

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Address: 380 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10024-5104

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Relaxed vibe, good live music

We were in Central Park and decided last minute to stop by their Sunday blues jam - incredible fun and perfect end to a weekend in NYC! We were hungry and ordered coconut shrimp... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 September 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

We were in Central Park and decided last minute to stop by their Sunday blues jam - incredible fun and perfect end to a weekend in NYC! We were hungry and ordered coconut shrimp, quesadillas and chicken blt- all the food was really good, homemade potato chips were great! Live music was a lot of fun, and for me it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013

We were in the City during St.Patty's Day weekend and went to 78 Below for their Sunday music jam. It was great! Good music and the food was excellent also. We were told that sometimes, a famous person pops up here to join the jam. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. A great find on the Upper West Side!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2012 via mobile

Amazing find in the Upper West Side. We aren't from around here but popped in and enjoyed a quick bite and great music. It was obvious there were some important people around who could simply act casually and enjoy their evening. I can't wait to go back

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2012

She was incredibly rude to us as foreigners in New York. Also, what are your health laws regarding handling food here? She used her bare hands to hold the food on our plates and she delivered raw vegetables with uncovered hands. We later learned that her name is Leslie when we heard her scolding an employee and then cursing at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

The best kept secret in Upper West Manhatten - smallish stage and audience area can hide the likes of Amy Grant and Sheryl Crow, who come to listen and sometimes get up for an impromptu song. Under the street, hence the name, is this golden find. Amazing musicians.

Thank Pamela S

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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