9th Avenue Saloon (Closed Permanently)

92% love it
GayCities Members report that 9th Avenue Saloon has closed
Cozy in the Theatre District
This Hell's Kitchen bar is a great for catching a post-performance drink.
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    • bonesrus
      bonesrus Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Nice neighborhood bar
      Enjoyed a Sunday night cocktail. Service was great music was nostalgic. Good drinks. Fun people.

    • Divey Chill No Attitude good time!
      The Saloon is fantastic. It is always pretty packed with a mix clientele of young, old, thinks, daddies, bears, leather, jocks, and all in between. The bartenders are super friendly and always have free popcorn. It is non sceney non cruisey and a damn good time!

    • MichaelO
      MichaelO Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Worst bar ever
      I think I got the bartender in a bad day, but he was really rude to me. This was my first time in a bar in this country and I had no idea how tip works, so instead of a friendly drink I got a "thanks for nothing" and a ugly face. Not enough after I took my drink he started to talk about me with the people who were sitting at the bar. I felt terrible and ashamed. And the drink wasn't even good! The music was horrible too, depressing, but fit the place. Very small and not comfortable. Left after I finished my first drink and don't intend to come back ever again.

    • jarndyce
      jarndyce Over a year ago
      Loves it

      My favorite by far. NOT pretentious. Not anything, really, but a saloon with a great jukebox, a friendly clientele, and some truly superior bartenders. Excellent Happy Hour too.

    • RHRosario3
      RHRosario3 Over a year ago

      Don't expect much just expect a great time

    • mexmenudo
      mexmenudo Over a year ago
      Loves it

      I Approve....
      Cool local vibe that's all I ask for...

    • scorps069
      scorps069 Over a year ago

      The popcorn is fabulous!

    • Tazz602
      Tazz602 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Nice bar for Hanging
      A friend and I saddled up to the bar in this place after a full night elsewhere and found a nice place to sit and drink and just relax. Good atmosphere, not lit up. nice place to hang.

    • musicman013
      musicman013 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      simple and excellent
      nothing special about this place and THAT is a large part of what makes is special. friendly bartenders, laid back crowd, great location right in Hell's Kitchen. definitely a relaxing place to unwind.

    • ARG
      ARG Over a year ago
      Loves it

      te gayborhood saloon:)
      Love it! Always end up there drinking and eating popcorn..or drop by after work with friends and chat away. All kinds of crowds depending on what time u come.

    • banker59
      banker59 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Neighborhood bar in the theatre district but not a real friendly crowd.

    • jasonvincik
      jasonvincik Over a year ago

      Get in the photo booth and get on the "StillOut House" fridge!

    • Boozencruise
      Boozencruise Over a year ago
      Loves it

      The saloon is the place to go. While you could pass right by the place and never even notice it, this Hell's Kitchen gay bar is the stalwart Anchor of the Avenue. For some reason EVERYONE seems to end up here when they've had enough of the pretention, people and prices at all the other gay bars.

    • benfrombmore
      benfrombmore Over a year ago
      Loves it

      I always stop at Ninth Ave/Cleo's when in town. Friendly staff and regulars.

    • Sunday Night!
      Visiting NYC from the UK... This is a great dive bar. Good atmosphere! We stayed for hours!