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Hi-Life Bar & Grill
Hi-Life Bar & Grill

Hi-Life Bar & Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.hi-life.com
  • Email: hilife3@verizon.net
  • Phone: (212) 787-7199
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 10:30am - 4:00pm, Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm, Friday: 4:30pm - 2:00am, Saturday: 4:00pm -2:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Burgers
  • Executive Chef: Paco Pinzon
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: One of NYC's more popular and long standing neighborhood restaurants offers their favorites as buffet or a la carte to business and home locations.
  • Entertainment: Hi-Life presents "iPOD Lounge" - interactive music nights (Thurs, Fri & Sat from 10-late) that allow patrons to make song requests and/or submit a short iPOD playlist to our DJ.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 83rd Street
  • Public Transit: 1,2,3 line stopping at 79th or 86th and Broadway
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Hi-Life Bar & Grill
Hi-Life Bar & Grill is one of the Upper Westside’s most popular and longstanding neighborhood restaurants (est. 1991). Hi-Life's 1930's decor is the backdrop for bar & grill classics like flame-grilled steaks and hamburgers, broiled and seared fresh fish specials, bountiful "Big Bowls" of pasta and entree salads, and last but not least a Sushi/Raw bar. (Hi-Life was the first NYC restaurant to install a traditional sushi bar in a non-Japanese restaurant setting in 1993. Expertly prepared sushi & sashimi at Hi-Life is a natural extension of the classic Raw Bar one might expect in our 1930's environment.) Hi-Life also serves a "traditional Westside" brunch that features fresh squeezed juices, complimentary blueberry muffins & cinnamon toast as well as a 2.95 brunch cocktail deal. In the warmer months Hi-Life outdoor seating includes 28 seats along Amsterdam Ave and another 18 seats on our 83rd St side.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Terribly music -- very annoying. The food was mediocre at best. A much better brunch spot is only a block away in Jacob's Pickles."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We go there very often when we have friend visiting NYC, you can find everything you wish for brunch sweet and salty at a very fair price, service quality and food are really good"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We have had wonderful family meals here. Staff is very accommodating for large groups, and the menu has something for everyone, including youngsters and oldsters alike. Good drinks too!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Every meal we ordered was delicious. The service was great and they were right ridiculously fast with everything."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Enjoy coming to this lively, neighborhood restaurant."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "I liked a lot the mix of Japanese/American food. This would be the place to go to if you're unsure which to eat or want both."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "glad we had reservations on a Friday night. Busy, but not squashed in. Great menu to make selections of small plates or larger ones. They should promote they have a sushi bar, not just sushi in a 'bar'. Looked amazing. Would go back for some! Reasonable prices and no rush to leave."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "A fun place to drink and dine, featuring a diverse menu with something for everyone. Great happy hour cocktail deals. Very friendly and capable waiter. Fun and lively atmosphere -- though it might be a bit loud for some. A good choice for drinks or dinner with a group of friends, but not the place to go for a quiet, romantic date. Kid-friendly. Sports-fan-friendly with numerous TV screens."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "This establishment is so incredibly loud. The service is less than ideal and the food was delivered not as ordered."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "We made our Open Table reservation, it was confirmed, we arrived and were told they could not seat us. I have never had that happen to me after years if using Open Table. It was raining and we were forced to walk around trying to find a table at 7:30 on a Saturday evening."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "Hi-Life Bar & Grill was a cool find located about 6 or so blocks from The Beacon Theater. Had a nice menu with a lot of choices, The sushi was good, and we ate from the small plates "Tapas" menu which was very good. We were able to try a bunch of stuff. the dumplings were great, artichokes very good, and the guacamole and chips were delish! I also had a Calif. Burger and it was cooked well and tasted great. Service was great and we got there for Happy Hour which is always a plus! also Tuesday was 50% off sushi, so that was also very cool. Had a great meal with drinks for a very affordable price for the UWS!"
    Dined on 10/8/2013