Stashed in a hard-to-locate, speakeasy-style basement where the bartenders wear suspenders and the standup piano encourages jazz trios, Little Branch is a Prohibition-style bar doing cocktails like Sidecars and Aviations. The space is dark and candlelit, and if you don't want to squint at the menu in a dark corner feel free to have the bartender whip up something customized for you.
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Hidden below a nondescript building on 7th Ave, Little Branch is arguably one of New York’s most classic speakeasy-style cocktail bars. Somehow, despite its lasting power, Little Branch (or LB) has also remained fairly under the radar in the best way. Mustard yellow walls line the space, and smartly dressed bartenders stand at the ready behind a steel countertop to serve up some seriously good cocktails. If you’re not in the mood for a Prohibition-era classic like a Sazerac or Tom Collins, it’s always fun to take a chance on bartender’s choice. Check out their Instagram to see the latest lineup of live musical performances.