Angel's Share

(212) 777-5415 | View Website

8 Stuyvesant St, New York, NY | Directions   10003

40.729808 -73.989193

Open Hours

Daily 7pm-2:30am

 
Bars & Pubs, Bars & Clubs, Lounges  more

More Categories: Restaurants

Bar & Club Special Features: 21 & Over, Romantic Nightlife, Specialty Cocktails

Bar & Pub Special Features: Martinis

Payment Methods: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: East Village, Downtown

less
 
 
Angel's Share
Angel's Share
Angel's Share
Angel's Share

From The Owners of Angel's Share

A veritable cathedral of cocktails, where the art of mixology is held in the highest reverence by patrons and bartenders alike.

Reviews for Angel's Share

Angel's Share
Recommends

This secret gem is the home to a very intimate, charming restaurant and bar. You'll impress anyone you bring here. Plus, the martinis are to jump for joy about!

Recommends

Situated in one of the best corners of downtown, right off historic Stuyvessant Street, this Japanese cocktail bar is low-key, cool, and vaguely exotic. The drinks aren't necessarily better than nearby craft cocktail standbys like PDT or The Beagle, but there's a certain elan here, and a view, that its rivals can't boast of.

Angel's Share
Recommends

Exquisite cocktail lounge tucked behind a restaurant with charming views makes this speakeasy a must visit!

Angel's Share
Recommends

There are rules people, abide by them and this place rocks; spring sling was amazing!

over a year ago

The place has somewhat intimate hush hush sense with its rather hidden entrance. Small space so come here if you are in for a smaller group or drink date and want to have a nice leisure talk

For the drink quality, it's standard.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Angel Share - DO NOT GO – hard to write a review when you are asked to leave before your are seated. DO NOT GO to this rude establishment. We ( 3 couples) had the audacity to arrive when they were virtually empty at 6:30 on a Saturday night. We were asked to leave - no actually dismissed. I don't care how good the cocktails are. No patron should be treated this way. There are many other establishments that deserve - and would welcome your business.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Recent Review are Right - what happend to this iconic east village bar!?!?!? – This place used to be such a civilized place in midst of the craziness of the east village. now, it is just another bar - mobbed by the masses and has lost any sense of caring. There I was, with a date, ordered drinks, the bartenders were having a loud birthday party for our waiter (never this kind of staff partying before.) The birthday boy takes my check and decides i didn't tip enough (my bad, i did the math wrong, i always tip well) he explains things poorly, in the tone that bitter bartenders use in tourist places. Not cool. (i then made the correction) But, he then makes the point again to my date while i am in the restroom. Totally not right - and especially for a place that used be known for being discreet. I hate to say it, but another piece of the east village is gone forever.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Grabbed by the neck, thrown out and called a f*ggot – My friend is a total flame. His feet never touch the ground. We went out for drinks. They said--we'll seat you at a 4-top. If another couple comes, you have to share. Not a problem. We sat side by side (see flame description). A foursome came, they told us we had to move. We said: our drinks just arrived, I'm eating my first chicken wing and we don't want to move. You said share, not total displacement.

5 minutes later: You have to move. Another foursome arrived. I said: cancel the order and send us the check. I returned the other appetizer, uneaten. I paid--debit card (foreshadowing). Confronted at the door with-- Why didn't you tip? I said--tipping is for good service, which is not what we got.

30 seconds: raging beefy bartender, glasses, anger from about ten years comes from nowhere, grabs me by the neck and throws me out. My friend comes flying after us. Bartender screams--f*ggot, f*ggot, 5 more times. My friend gives him the finger. I come out of shock, realize what just happened and lunged. My friend--a flamer with a lot of muscle--grabs me by the throat and hoists me out.

Here's the kicker: the next day, I see that my account has been debited $20 in addition to the tab.

E Village bar scene is thick and varied enough that you don't have to support these gangsters, if nothing else, out of solidarity. I'm sure the story is lopsided (they have their own crappy version) but violence is never a good thing--esp. to a customer! Hello!

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

What happened to this once great bar? – I walked in one night with a date after a few month hiatus. I noticed right away, things have changed, they had someone at the door taking names. They never had a host before, I know because I've been patronizing angel's share for over 8 years and I've come to know the staff quite well. Once I got seated, I looked for some familiar staff. Unfortunately, the staff are all new faces. They all look like they play in a japanese punk rock band because of their wild hair. The only reason I knew they were staff was because they were wearing the traditional Angel's share uniform. However, some of the staff had their ties loosened with a few shirt buttons left open,and their ties were not even straight. They looked very unprofessional. Since I was already here, might as well order a drink. This is where I noticed it was not the same. The servers and bartenders are slow, took almost 20 minutes for someone to take our order and then it took another 20 minutes or so to get our drinks. I was there for almost an hour before I got my first sip of alcohol... I know it was a busy night but it should not take this long. All this would be forgivable if the service was friendly. Well, that was not the case. No one ever came back to check on our table. The server never smiled and never even said a Thank You when he gave us the check. I had to explain to my date that this was not the same place that I used to adore. Is there anyone that can explain to me what happened to Angel's Share? What happened to the old staff? Is it under a new ownership that took over the business? Is it still even called Angel's Share because it definitely feels like a different bar?

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Pretentious and Rude. Spend your beer money at Village Yokocho instead – I've been here a total of 4 or 5 times but after the way my friends and I were turned away the last 2 times, I refuse to come back ever again. The place is a narrow and has very limited seating, so they impose 2 rules: all customers must be seated, and no groups larger than 4. If you are unaware of these rules, or have temporarily forgotten, the staff will let you know in no uncertain terms, in a rude and condescending manner. This is a stark difference from how Japanese staff treat people in Japan, where I lived for 3 years. This isn't posted on the entrance and the staff will make sure you feel like a total idiot if you don't know.

The appeal of this place is that it's Japanese. It's a Japanese western-style bar. Other than that, there's nothing particular interesting about this place other than the Japanese chic factor if that's what you're into.. and possibly the Michaelangelo-ish painting of two baby angels. For my $, I'll go someplace less uppity and pretentious, since there is little else of redeeming value.

You will have much better time at the izakaya/restaurant just outside, called Village Yokocho, which is decidedly down-to-earth and more blue-collar. You can laugh it up in a big group over beers and yakitori and not have to worry about looking "proper". Try the tako-wasabi if you dare. Quite tasty!

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

mature, classy; stands out in contrast from the hectic collegiate establishments nearby – Whether you sit at the bar or get a more comfortable seat in the back, Angel's Share is a great place for intimate conversation - and just to talk. The cocktails are great!... try the shiso leaf cocktail. Only problem is that there's almost always a wait.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Angel's Share bartenders moving on – Hello everyone, I am a senior bartender at Angel's share and I would like to share some news with all of you. My manager at Angel's share is opening up a new bar in May 2007 called B-Flat located in Tribeca. The address is 277 Church street. All the bartenders that work in Angel's share including myself, will be leaving Angel's Share and will be joining him in this new venture. If you love angel's share, you will love this new bar. Please pay us a visit if you are in the neighborhood. On behalf of all the bartenders working in Angel's Share, it has been a great pleasure serving all of you. Thank you.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Excellent service – I went to Angel's Share with a couple of out of town friends last night after a play. I heard good things, but I never had been there before. I was a bit concerned that it may have been too hyped and I would disappoint my guests. Fortunately, that couldn't be further from the truth. The place was classy, the food and drinks were delicious, and the service was amazing! If you're looking for an intimate, comfortable lounge with class to spend quality conversation time, then this is place.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Good date place – I've heard mixed thing about here, mostly great cocktails and rude service. Personally I found the cocktails to be great... as well as the service. The caiparinah was tasty even if the didn't have my favorite cachcha and the fried oysters were a good snack. The Oysters had full flavor, the potato salad served with it was nice, but oddly there was no potato flavor, but the seasoning and cucumbers in there made up for it.

it was busy but not to noisy to talk and there a nice view looking out over stuyvent.

View more Reviews for Angel's Share

Write a Review for

Angel's Share

Tales & Cocktails: Where to Gab with Girlfriends During Big Apple Happy Hour I\'m fond of the cocktail, and the conversation that unfolds over it, especially with my girlfriends.…
As Long as You\'re Dry and Dirty, I\'m Happy! : Best Martini in NYC It\'s not easy to find a place that knows how to make a good martini. These places win in the…
Romance Isn\'t Dead: Falling in Love in New York City We all need a little low lighting, a little nature, and a lot of luck to fall in love in NYC. Bring…
Unique Lower East Side Watering Holes The LES is one of my favorite spots on the island for drinking and eating
Eight Places to Meet Your Future Wife (Or Mistress) You might think, given the name of this guide, that I\'m thinking of the usual avenues for seduction:…
Hidden NYC Bars that are Worth the Search! Guide to several of NYC\'s hidden speakeasies
73% 100 37 37 Votes

Best of Citysearch

Won for:
Bartender (2006)
Nominations Nominated for:
Date Spot (2011)
Martini (2008)
Romantic Date Spot (2008)
Romantic Bar (2006)
Get Directions
Your Friends

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Facebook to see what your friends are up to!

Add Blog Post

Add your blog review of Angel's Share to Citysearch

Do you have a review of Angel's Share on your blog? If you include the Citysearch image link (shown below) in your post, we'll automatically link to your review from the business profile page. Here's how our Linkback system works:

  • 1. Include our image link in your Angel's Share review blog post.
  • 2. Citysearch will notice that you're linking to one of our pages. We'll scan your blog.
  • 3. We'll show a link to your blog post from the Angel's Share page on Citysearch.

The Linkback system is free and automatic. It's really that easy.

Read our FAQ for details.

Image Link

To link to our business profile page, copy the html below to your web page.

Angel's Share on Citysearch