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Pastrami Deviled Eggs - 2nd Floor Bar & Essen, New York, NY

2nd Floor Bar & Essen

4.3
4.3
77 Reviews
$30 and under
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
The 2nd Floor Bar & Essen is a speakeasy style cocktail bar serving a twist on classic Jewish Deli favorites.

The 2nd Floor Bar & Essen is located on top of the 2nd Ave Deli at 1442 1st Avenue with a separate entrance on East 75th Street between 1st & York avenues. Tel: (212) 737-1700

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 9 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Cocktail Bar, Kosher
  • Hours of operation
    Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–2:00 am
  • Phone number
    (212) 737-1700
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    David Teyf
  • Private party facilities
    Please contact us at reservations@2ndavedeli.com to book our private party room for your next event or celebration.
  • Private party contact
    Lesley or Jason: (212) 737-1700
  • Neighborhood
    Upper East Side
  • Cross street
    75th Street between 1st Avenue & York Avenue
  • Parking details
    We have arranged a special promotion with Champion Parking. 2 hour parking for $10.00 (tax included, oversize additional) with validation at Champion’s garage less than 1 block from the 2nd Floor at 341 East 75th Street (between 1st and 2nd avenues).
  • Public transit
    We are located blocks from the Q train (72nd Street station) and 6 train (77th Street station)
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Kosher, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

What 77 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

77 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 12, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The place is way too loud to have a conversation. Otherwise, the experience was great.

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  2. DavidW

    Baltimore

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was good, we had a good time, I will be back

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  3. DavidZ

    New York City

    6 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    The upstairs bar is dark and loud, and the drinks were overpriced. You are expected to walk outside the building in order to get to the restaurant downstairs.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The best place to get a drink. The cocktails are fabulous and great atmosphere. Our favorite bar!

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Took 30 minutes to get drinks - couldn’t taste the tequila in my drink it was very weak to say the least. Disappointing experience definitely not worth the prices.

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  6. AndrewB

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Second time there and a second good visit. Drinks, food, and service helped us have a great night. Our server, Katia, was wonderful.

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  7. Esther

    New York City

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Our young waitress did not know what she was doing nor did she care. How can a speakeasy NOT have a single ice cube to put in my rye whiskey????? Is that possible? And in what planet does our food ( such as it is) show up on our table but we have to ask 3 different people for cutlery to eat it with? And while I would have loved a second round, no one came around to ask if I want another drink. And by 9 pm we opted to leave because the music was so loud a conversation was impossible. Cute idea- terrible execution.

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  8. JoshuaM

    New York City

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 21, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was slow and didn’t seem really interested in explaining cocktails, never checked in and I had to get up to get the check after waiting a while

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  9. AustinN

    New York City

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 15, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    They forgot our drinks, took forever to come back to our table, and the waiter was not friendly at all. Place is cool, food was great, and drinks were outstanding. Will go back.

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  10. RebeccaS

    New York City

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 13, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Very disappointing experience, not with the quality, but more with the prices and quantities. One deviled egg for $11. Had a delicious cocktail, but once I removed the 10 ice cubes, it was obvious how little of the actual drink was left in the glass. When I complained to the bartender, I was told "it's supposed to be like an old-fashioned." Old fashioneds don't have that much ice and aren't $22. The server refused to split the check on 3 cards because they have an old system that can old accommodate 2 cards. We left hungry and annoyed.

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FAQs

2nd Floor Bar & Essen is rated 4.3 stars by 77 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 9 times today
Google Map for 2nd Floor Bar & Essen

1442 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10021

Additional information

  • Cross street
    75th Street between 1st Avenue & York Avenue
  • Neighborhood
    Upper East Side
  • Hours of operation
    Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–2:00 am
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Cocktail Bar, Kosher
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    We have arranged a special promotion with Champion Parking. 2 hour parking for $10.00 (tax included, oversize additional) with validation at Champion’s garage less than 1 block from the 2nd Floor at 341 East 75th Street (between 1st and 2nd avenues).
  • Public transit
    We are located blocks from the Q train (72nd Street station) and 6 train (77th Street station)
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    David Teyf
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Kosher, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
  • Phone number
    (212) 737-1700
  • Private party facilities
    Please contact us at reservations@2ndavedeli.com to book our private party room for your next event or celebration.
  • Private party contact
    Lesley or Jason: (212) 737-1700
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