40 East 4th St., New York, NY | Directions 1000340.727225 -73.991974
Mon and Wed, 11am-1am; Tue and Fri, 11am-4am; Thu, 11am-2am; Sat, 10am-4am; Sun, 10am-1am
Neighborhoods: Downtown, NoHo
Aaron K. Server 106 Worst Bartender Ever! – Worst, vile and rudest bartender I've ever encountered in 14 years of living downtown. Fire him for his woman of an attitude and awful profanity laced mouth to paying customers. I hope this makes any potential customer to second guess cing here. I will tell all of my friends and family NOT to ever come here again. I'm highly disappointed and appalled at his general lack of respect towards women especially when talking to my wife. Employees come and employees go. Again, fire him...he's a complete embarrassment to your entire establishment.
The bar smells like vomit and the staff is RUDE – The headline pretty much says it all. The back bar area stinks of vomit to the point that you can't stay there. Which is ok, as it turns out, because the staff is so slow, rude and obnoxious that you won't want to. The hostess is the worst - she apparently thinks she's special and can talk down to customers but she costs her boss money with that attitude.
Crappy and Rude Service – I used to love this place purely because of the ambience. I was always skeptic about service. But here is that happened last night (6/26):
Me, a buddy and three girls walk to the door at 1 AM. and the guy in charge says- "Its not happening. go away. There is no way you are getting in."
The place wasn't crowded. So either he was trying to manage some kind of demographics or he was plain simple rude. Either way - the place has been black-listed. The last thing anyone wants on Saturday night is attitude from a bouncer.
Don't waste your time or your money – who would want to waste their time waiting in line to pay for RIDICULOUSLY over priced drinks ( $10 for a bottle of beer and $13 for a well cocktail... watch that the bartenders don't overcharge you either) and obnoxious bouncers who yell at you to sit down, don't stand there, etc. We had a group of 20+ go for a birthday party and the staff made it feel like it was a privilege to be there, when they should have been the ones to be appreciative of our business. I would not recommend wasting your time or money at this bar when there are plenty of finer establishments in Manhattan with cheaper drinks, pleasant employees and better looking people.
Rude & Unprofessional Management – The manager is absolutely insanely unprofessional and rude - borderline abusive to customers. The manager has absolutely no people skills and will harass customers in a frenzy he creates. Obviously, he can't handle the job stress or else he wouldn't behave falling down Michael Douglas style.
Furthermore, when you would like to submit a formal complaint to the establishment. He will not provide his actual name rather than go by the name of "Steve", while no one on the staff will provide his identity either. Obviously, he does not appreciate the customers who pay his salary and has some serious anger issues. Never go here. I feel sorry for his staff.
Don't get it – I went here for a friend's party and do not get why people like this place. It was slightly overpriced for my taste with $8 beers and at least $10 for mixed drinks and shots. The DJ played disco until about 12:30 or 1 on a Saturday night and I know many people had requested a change in music.
The outdoor area is nice, though it started raining when we were there so we had to run under cover with the masses.
TERRIBLE SERVICE – Alright, I have officially experienced the worst dining experience of my life. Firstly, I walk into B Bar with my buddy at around 8:00 and the place is moderately crowded. It takes us around 10 minutes to even be acknowledged for seating (Keep in mind there is no line) and there is no hostess in sight. When we are seated it takes around another ten minutes to be acknowledged at our table (btw, we are not bums off the street, we are dressed very well) Finally, I order a 4 DOLLAR COKE from our waiter along with our pizza and burger orders, and I receive the coke promptly, HOWEVER, neither myself or my buddy are given waters when my friend specifically asked for a water with ice. I'm a very lenient guy and around 45 minutes later I think "What the hell is going on here?" and a different waiter comes around with two plates of food that have nothing to do with our order and ask if its ours, to which he decline. I give them a 15 minute window to bring our food. As soon as the 15 minute window is up and I'm angrily getting up to leave, the SAME waiter who took our orders comes up and asks us if we are ready to order or ready to pay. I laugh hysterically in disgust as we'd already ordered over an hour ago from the SAME guy, I cannot emphasize this more clearly. This waiter sheepishly puts his hands on his head in utter embarrassment and we laugh our way out and I dont pay a dime for my coke. I tell the previously invisible host that I thought that you were actually supposed to receive food at restaurants before you pay and the troll murmured some incomprehensible babble.......HORRENDOUS...I only wish I could give this place negative stars
Wear blinders. – I go here because I like their Pizza. People will argue this with me, but God dammit I Love it. What I do not love is what B Bar is famous for; Their Terrible Service.
I doubt that they could have picked an uglier, more mentally disabled staff than the one they presently have. Their dimwitted, out of shape waitresses are forced to wear tiny black dresses that reveal EVERYTHING. I didn't ask for a gigantic side of dimpled thigh with my pizza that I had to wait 45 min for. Upon completing my delicious pizza that I should have just had delivered to me (yes they do deliver, consider this before going) My sasquatch of a waitress hands me the the wrong bill. Maybe if she wasn't so busy chatting with the other "missing links" that work there and kept her fingers out of her long greasy hair (which should have been tied back when serving food) she could have been paying attention to the only two tables she had to take care of.
Awesome brunches – Great atmosphere. Romantic enough to bring a date (chicks will dig the outside patio with candles, lanterns, and christmas lights) and a chill enough spot to hang with some friends. The menu isn't very veg friendly unless you like mushrooms. Drinks are fairly priced for NYC and seem to be made extra strong which is usually not a bad thing. Its a good spot for brunch which is mostly a young family crowd but the bloody marys are worth it. The french toast and banana nut bread are some of the best i've had. Seems to have had a turn over of staff and managers since i was there last. Def one of my choices when downtown.
The comment below is BS – The user below is obviously someone part of the b-bar management attempting to rectify all the negative comments. The waitresses bras stick out of their dresses, but it's not worth looking at, being that the waitresses are FUG. How can they stick so many fat ugly girls in tiny black dresses. Their saggy asses hang out the back of their skirts.The doorman is a ZEN master? Please. That place isn't going to reject anyone, it's practically falling apart.
This guy is trying to make this place sound hot and exclusive. Well here's the truth.
The drinks are terrible and overpriced. I know this is common amongst nyc bars, but this place seriously has the worst drinks. Their tap beers taste like Fuching Lead, don't even get me started on the mojitos.
I despise their weekend crowd. A bunch of queens and Long Island guidos and underaged NYU students. Being that I live right next door, all these horrible things about the place don't stop me from going on weekday nights to catch a late night meal, which isn't good either. And during the summer, this place stinks up the whole Fuching bowery, including my apartment.
So if it's late and you need a meal, I guess it's an ok place to go since everything else is closed. If you're looking for drinks go next door and downstairs to that weird bar with the good scotch or across the street to good ol' Phebes.
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