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Apotheke

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Neighbourhood:
Chinatown
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9 Doyers St, New York City, NY
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06:30 - 02:00
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Sun 08:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 02:00
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McKeesport, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bartenders dressed as pharmacists who mix a drink of unusual but delicious ingredients. Everything is fresh, lots of herbs and interesting concoctions.

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Thank Debbie B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the coolest places I've been. It's hidden in the heart of China town and is such a surprise to walk into. It has a spooky/fancy/old fashioned feel and I love it. Drinks were great, music even better.

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Thank Chloe G
Hong Kong, China
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115 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fantastic music in a mixology lounge hidden in an unassuming Chinatown street. Great cocktails of course.

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Thank Letranger90
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My boyfriend and I were very much looking forward to going to this place, as we were only told very good things. However, our experience very quickly extremely disappointing... and for a reason: we never made it in! As we arrived, the doorman sent us to a bar just downstairs Apotheke as there was a 20 min queue to get... More 

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Thank Ma_and_Lo
Montreal, Canada
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446 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

...because I feel this place is way too much about the money. Let me explain. I've been to several highly regarded NYC cocktail bars that do not offer standing room and only accept customers if there's a place for them to sit. At 10:30 on a Saturday night the door man let us right in...then it took several attempts and... More 

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Thank Rob B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We originally wanted to visit PDT but it was a nightmare to get in so googled other speakeasy's near where we were staying in Chinatown. Hope PDT was worth the hassle for everyone else but we had the best time at Apotheke! Tucked down a side street you probably wouldn't walk down it if you didn't know it was there.... More 

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Thank hampshiredweller
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great cocktail, great service and the atmosphere is amazing. I wish I lived in NY just for places like this one.

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Thank Ben O
Cleveland, OH
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76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

You had me at "one of the top 10 cocktail locations in North America"!! I started to get excited when I was told "its hard to find, hidden in China Town, with an unmarked door and an atmosphere that reminds you of a speakeasy". This is a spot that is best described as "not for the masses" - certainly because... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Apotheke is my favourite speakeasy. It's small and hidden in the streets of Chinatown, but the music and the quality of the drinks are amazing. Great vibe. Best days to go are Monday through Wednesday.

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Thank Eugenio B
Sale, Australia
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing speakeasy located in china town! Very cool with the most amazing cocktails I've ever had in my life. There is room for dancing. Watch the barman make your drink!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
06:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 02:00
Thursday
06:30 - 02:00
Friday
06:30 - 02:00
Saturday
06:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Doyers St, New York City, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.
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