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Girls trip to NYC, this time staying downtown at the Conrad. This will be my 4th visit but first time staying dt. We want to dive into the surrounding area. Looking for any restaurant suggestions with a cool vibe/scene or bar. We're in our early 40's, enjoy whiskey bar/lounge type places, any kind of cuisine and hotel bar scenes. Not sure what things look like with covid regulations in place. Any recommendations are appreciated!

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I stayed downtown on my last visit, I really enjoyed the meal I had at the Fulton, good food and amazing views. There seemed to be a very lively bar upstairs.

I also enjoyed a late night snack and wine at The View at Battery Park.

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Bear in mind that I haven't been since the pandemic started so all my experiences are from awhile ago.

The Fulton is a good suggestion, if you like fish and seafood. One of my favorites too.

Near your hotel:

Merchants River House

Liberty Bistro

If you're willing to walk to Tribeca, there are SO many good options in that area for dining. You could easily eat your way around the area for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks in between during your entire visit and trying a new place for every meal. A few of my favorites there are:

Frenchette

Locanda Verde

Sarabeth's

Gigino Trattoria - it's not spectacular, but a solid spot that is a 'local institution' when it comes to Italian restaurants. Very homey.

The Odeon is an institution in the area.

Bubby's - fun and casual.

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The Conrad is kind of on the line between the general Battery Park/Financial District area and Tribeca, on the west side. Seamore's across the street (sort of, just ask) always has a good bar scene when I walk by, although I've never walked in - just lots of people. There's Oculus Beer Garden just north of the Oculus. The bar at The Beekman Hotels Temple Court is absolutely gorgeous, and sometimes a good scene (hard to say with Covid, I was there a few weeks ago and it was not very crowded, I think crowds are slowly returning). Locande Verde does have a bar scene, as does Frenchette. There's also a bar near Duane St Park called Weather Up that's fun.

City Harvest might be fun for you, on the water, a little further up at Pier 26, very walkable from The Conrad.

Walk across from west to east on Fulton St and that will put you at the Seaport, there is a big open bar in the middle that has a happy hour scene, and R17 on the rooftop of Pier 17 is nice.

Felice which is the restaurant spilling off of Gild Hall has a happy hour bar scene that sometime re-energizes later in the evening. Get a table in the bar area or eat at the bar - it's very social. Crown Shy is more upscale and also has a good bar scene. They are both in the other direction, further south/east from The Conrad. Also check out the bar at American Cut.

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If you end up in the South St area I would also try Stone Street - we enjoyed it there pre-COVID whilst staying at the Conrad

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thank you!

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There's a Sant Ambroeus in Brookfield mall, one of our favourite restaurants in the UES and the Village. Never been to this new one. Be sure to have their beautiful Princess Cake, a family favourite.

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