Early-20s crowd after-work hangouts in NYC?
February 2, 2012 4:04 PM   Subscribe

Where do early-20s people go for after-work drinks in Manhattan?

Looking to set up an after-work date for myself and another early-20-year-old. But, all the happy-hour bars I've been to have a largely late-20s/early-30s crowd, and all the early-20s bars I've been to seem to be night spots. It'd be nice not to feel out of place.

Any ideas?
posted by Jacen Solo to Grab Bag (5 answers total)
from experience: go somewhere on or immediately around nyu; usually the only people drinking there are undergrads or younger grad students.
posted by lia at 4:10 PM on February 2, 2012 [1 favorite]

Revival on 15th st and Irving, Botanica on Houston and Mullberry. That's where I remember my early 20s.
posted by Jon_Evil at 4:16 PM on February 2, 2012 [1 favorite]

In my experience, Brooklyn.

But since you said Manhattan, I've been to Botanica quite a bit, I've been multiple times to The Magician in the Lower East Side and have seen obvious daters, then the East Village's always there.

Stay away from NYU unless you want to deal with NYU kids.
posted by dekathelon at 4:22 PM on February 2, 2012

Max fish
posted by wcfields at 6:17 PM on February 2, 2012

Revival looks great, especially given the nice weather today. Thanks all! I'm sure I'll use the other suggestions another time :)
posted by Jacen Solo at 9:05 AM on February 3, 2012

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