Vazac’s Horseshoe Bar

Image: Facebook/7bHorseshoe Bar
108 Avenue B
New York, NY
Every day: 12 p.m. - 4 a.m.
212.677.6742 | Website

Truly a relic of another era, Vazac’s (aka 7b, aka Horseshoe Bar) is a hodgepodge of old man dive, hipster haunt (the two often blend together these days) and neighborhood local. Weekends can get packed with young East Villagers, but the weekdays are low-key, playing host to regulars and the runoff from music venues drifting in to sit around the massive U-shaped bar. Neon signs (one proclaiming “prostitution” in curly pink letters), a pinball machine and cabinets from another century adorn the room, which looks out over Tompkins Square Park.

Known For
  • cheap date
  • games
  • craft beer
What to drink

The beer selection is surprisingly decent. Local New York beers abound.

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Horseshoe bar played a minor role in The Godfather II.


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  • zensolo

    Ummm– that’s TOMPKINS Square Park– but that’s OK. Like we say in PuertoRico, ‘menos perros, menos pulgas’.

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