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Cubby Hole

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Address: 281 W. 12th St., at W. 4th St., New York City, NY
Phone Number: +1 212-243-9041
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14:00 - 04:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 04:00
Sat - Sun 14:00 - 04:00
Description:

Smallish, gay and lesbian bar in Greenwich Village.

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Regular nightlife

Cubby is the perfect place for meeting new people like you, there's no cover on a regular night and drinks are really cheap! It's one of the favorite gay places chosen by... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 September 2015
Nazareba
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durham
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came across this fantastically friendly little 'local' pub near the Jane hotel in New York. Barmaid very welcoming to regulars and strangers alike. Even ordered in pizzas and shared them around.. Lovely atmosphere, beautifully decorated for Halloween. Worth seeking out even if you don't stay nearby.

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Thank janedona
Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Visiting this place was probably one of my highlights of visiting New York. Having read good reviews online we decided to give it a go. For two vodkas was around $14 and the music was good having a duke box to select from. Met some really friendly people in here and if back in the city will return!

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Mumbai
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110 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Trendy, busy and quite eclectic. Mid Town bar in New York popular with the Gay community, it's really tiny so can get quite crowded in the evening especially on weekends. Great music, drinks are reasonably priced. Good service.

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Thank scoutfinch1
Antigua, Guatemala
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

Lousy, lousy, lousy service!! on top of that they do not take credit card or debit card, two bartenders were attending tonight, one man and one woman, the woman was completely oblivious of courtesy to customers and not even answering constant calls of "one beer please", and later in the night she started yelling at the other side of the... More 

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Thank CarolMasaya
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Cubby is the perfect place for meeting new people like you, there's no cover on a regular night and drinks are really cheap! It's one of the favorite gay places chosen by celebrities like Lea DeLaria and some others! :)

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Thank Nazareba
New York City, New York
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

a little touristy, but if you want to meet someone quickly this is the place to go! just don't go if you wan tot chat with your friends :)

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Thank Venessa L
Brighton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Loved the small and friendly bar in Greenwich Village - went on a packed friday night and service was brilliant and efficient. Relaxed atmosphere with eclectic mix of music....fun.

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Thank wedonttravelenough
New York City, New York
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

I have TRIED to like this place. Very unfriendly bartenders particularly recently a guy with a ponytail. I watched him toss customers after some drunk homophobic guy starting slinging slurs at them. WHAT??!! It's just time to clean that place up. Or better yet, go spend my (your!) dollars elsewhere.

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Thank annarchy_ny
Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

This is mainly a girls bar, but as a guy I found the Cubby Hole to be fun and friendly, with no pretensions at all. We all had a great time, so much so we returned the following night and met some great people. Definitely a great way to start the night, or as a nightcap.

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Thank JeffK191
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

Sadly, my old haunts are a dying breed but I stopped by the Cubbyhole the other night and I was pleased to find little had a changed. A fun, gay bar where lesbians rule and their gay male mascots are always welcome.

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