457 W 17th St, New York, NY | Directions 1001140.743553 -74.005610
Best Dive/Biker bar in NYC – I've been a Red Rock patron since 2002 and the bar ROCKS! I don't know what the guy who posted before me was crying about because those girls work their asses off to get the customers good and wasted!! The bar gets packed and they still get drinks out as fast as ya could want!!! If you want a good time at a bar that takes no prisoners then go check out "The Rock" It will be your new home away from home in NYC!!!
Brainless Trailer Trash bartenders – WHat a horrific experience tonight at Redrock.... I brought in a bunch of friends from out of town and could not even get a drink. The bar was not that crowded but the trailer park bartenders would not serve me. I understand they may fit the "scene" of the bar by wearing trashy clothes but the bar would actually make a much larger profit if the bartenders would actually serve the patrons at the bar. The overweight brunette and the trailer park blonde did a great routine to devil went down to georgia but refused to pour a beer for me or any of the other Service men that were at the bar for fleet week. What a disgrace! They should be ashamed of themselves and crawl back to the sorry trailer they stumbled out of. The blond was especially a sad excuse for a bartender. I'm sure one of the numerous strip clubs could use another trashy mindless unattractive loser.
NEVER GO TO THIS BAR. Waste of time. Unless of course you like to watch white trash and not have a drink... Coyote Ugly has seen its day.. Its over.. get a new gimmick... ...
Better than the rest. – A little tanked from the bachelor party I just finished, but as I upload the pictures of the night's event, to e-mail to the wife to be, I figured I had to write a review of the various places I went tonight, of which Red Rock West was by far the best.
Though a tiny bit commercialized since the Coyote Ugly movie, it still retains that wild, crazy atmosphere that inspired the film, much more so than Hogs and Heifers. What's more it smells a damn site better than the real Coyote Ugly, which would give Fabreze an unbeatable challenge!
Amazingly the bar has a 50/50 mixture of girls to guy (at least around 10ish on a Saturday), and they put on one hell of a show. Plus for a few bucks they will totally humiliate the hell out of your buddy that's getting married.
Went to Hogs and Heifers afterwards thinking it would be even crazier. But was sorely disappointed. Also tried out Coyote Ugly but the overwhelming stench drove us back to Red Rock West. And low and behold, we get back to this heavenly establishment and some girl is up on the bar doing a show that would go down well in Scores! God bless America and Red Rock West!
Fun and entertaining place to visit – I have visited RRW on my recent trips to the city (I am a girl) and have always have a blast. Some of the bartenders are a little cold to the girls-just buy and take a shot with them and they will love you! They might even try to get you up on the bar! They do little "acts" to different songs-Smells like teen spirit-Nirvana (they brin out the Pom-poms) and more! They use Hula-hoops and other things as propos-its fun to watch! A few times a night they light the bar on fire and the girls breathe fire onto the bar (their poor throats hurt after though!). It is very entertaining, but a little gritty. Local drunks hang out and talk trash a bit, and there are some pervy trashy guys, but I still love it!
Annoying dump - with a line outside? – In addition to the bartenders trying the whole "buy me a shot" routine where they just sp it it out into a beer bottle, there are so many 20-something guys with their untucked button-down shirts trying to relive their college days. The place is way too crowded for the beer muscles to come out.
When given the option, I'll drink at home vs. this dump.
Worst place, not even trashy – To all of those that say that this is a fantastic trashy spot, there are as many blue button down shirts in there as any chelsea night spot. Further, the bar tenders will actually try to steal from you. For instance, as you open your wallet, they will try to grab at the money. Absolutely incredible. If you want the wild and crazy time that everybody has been talking about, beware because as soon as you start having fun some over excited bouncer will be at your side. or two or three. When they do the mythical waterfal, they even like to have two bouncers stand next to you just to make sure that you don't get out of line. As if the suits in this place would ever think of acting up. This place is terrible. If you want an authentic trashy place, it is not for you. If you do not want an authentic trashy place, it is not for you.
Horrible Place! – I would say that this is the worse bar in NYC! It's just as dangerous as Hogs and Heiffers! Located in a shady neighborhood, a doorman who looks like he comes straight out of a horror movie, extremely rude bartenders constantly yelling in the bullhorn making fun of their OWN patrons, etc....
I recently went back in May, 2008 to see if this place has improved at all and it hasn't! The bartenders have gotten a little friendlier, but everything else was bad! They want $5.00 for domestic drinks now, which is insane for a place that considers themselves a dive bar. It's also just as dangerous as it used to be. I saw a guy in there playing with knives "pretending to mug people" which I really don't consider funny by any means. If you want to stick to better dive bars, check out Yogi's or Doc Holidays! They are much cheaper, safer, and have friendlier patrons for the most part! I believe Red Rock will be closing down within the next year anyway to make room for the "new West Side Development project". I heard rumors of that when I was there.
Back Fat Is The New Black – Republicans are wrong.
Evolution does exist.
Because at this cancer of a watering hole, the missing link is your bouncer.
Welcome to a ring of hell that Dante couldn't possibly describe.
If you enjoy a proctological examination by a doctor with sausage fingers the temperature of ice cubes, than you'd love Red Rocks West.
If not, then try any one of the 3,000 other buildings in NYC that have a liquor license.
Back Fat Is The New Black – Republicans are wrong.
Evolution does exist.
Because at Red Rocks West, The Missing Link is your drooling, brain-dead bouncer.
This cancer of a watering hole is a fiction that not even Dante could create.
If you enjoy proctolgical examinations from a doctor with sausage-sized fingers the temperature of ice cubes, then this is the bar for you.
If not, then try one of the 3,000 other establishments in NYC that have a liquor license.
Hottest Bartender In NYC – Totally agree with that Red Rock West has the hottest Bartenders in the city. So glad to see the HOT Blond with the Sleeve on the bar!!! This Fire maiden is far hotter then her flames......Which by the way will Blow your Mind!!!
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