249 W Broadway
Alright, we’re not here to lie to you -- there are better bars in this city for beer. That said, this cozy, concrete, candle-lit bar is the Tribeca ticket if you want a quiet craft brew or glass of wine below Canal (no booze, sorry Rip Torn). Also, they put tables out front when the weather permits, which is terrific.
2 Avenue of the Americas
The doorman is notoriously fickle, so don’t be too hard on yourself if you can’t get in. But if you’re going to try, know that the entrance is separate from the Tribeca Grand Hotel's and that if you’re not at least as beautiful and interesting as a recent-grad New School photography major with an internship at Christian Lacroix, or Chloe Sevigny's brother, you probably shouldn’t even bother.
Carrie Dennis is an Associate Editor for Thrillist and likes to hit all these spots in one night. Follow her on Twitter @CarrrieDennnis.