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American

This glamorous restaurant in Midtown's Hotel Elysee epitomizes jazz-age New York elegance. Monkey Bar has gone through a lifetime of changes since first opening during the Great Depression, and its most recent iteration began when Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Graydon Carter took the reins in 2009. Nostalgic and elegant, Monkey Bar is where you go to eat classic American food and drink Moscow Mules alongside the power elite...and a few tourists.

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New York

Monkey Bar

Monkey Bar

This glamorous restaurant in Midtown's Hotel Elysee epitomizes jazz-age New York elegance. Monkey Bar has gone through a lifetime of changes since first opening during the Great Depression, and its most recent iteration began when Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Graydon Carter took the reins in 2009. Nostalgic and elegant, Monkey Bar is where you go to eat classic American food and drink Moscow Mules alongside the power elite...and a few tourists.