Our Favorite Bars in the Central Park Area of New York City

“E’s BAR is a friendly and laid-back neighborhood pub with plenty of entertainment, food, and drinks to keep everyone happy.”

My Bartender

The Best Happy Hours in Manhattan

“If you live on the Upper West Side, there’s a decent chance that E’s Bar is your favorite place for a casual drink.”

The Infatuation

The Absolute Best Bar on the Upper West Side

“This is the kind of community-driven spot to grab a $5 burger at Happy Hour, come for Trivia night on Tuesdays, or settle in for the evening with Jenga or one of the 250 or so well-loved board games on hand. ”

Grub Street New York

Small business owner reacts to updated CDC masking guidance

Erin Bellard, E's Bar owner, sounds off on how coronavirus regulations impact her small business

Fox News

Ring In 2021

“Reserve a private heated pod at for a NYE pre-game like no other. Diners will receive party hats and noisemakers prior to the 9:45 pm curfew countdown and a champagne toast.”

New York Lifestyles

Coronavirus lockdowns put restaurants on roller coaster, desperate to survive

“The hospitality industry runs on small profit margins in normal times, and we need to maximum guests through the door in order to make everything work.”

Fox Business

NYC restaurant owner on how coronavirus restrictions are making it hard to stay afloat

Erin Bellard tells ‘America’s Newsroom’ she can ‘barely make ends meet’ with 25% occupancy and loses 10% of her sales because she has to close by 10PM.


NYC restaurants lose money, battle with customers over 10 p.m. curfew

“In order to cope with the changes, e’s BAR plans to start opening earlier on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays for brunch.”

NY Post

New York City bar owner on impact of lockdowns on business: We’re fighting everyday

e’s Bar owner Erin Bellard weighs in on the indoor dining ban amid the coronavirus pandemic on ‘CAVUTO Live.’

View on FoxNews.com

24 Ultra Cozy Places for Outdoor Dining in NYC This Winter

“This Upper West Side spot offers guests the ability to dine in their very own bubble with personalized heat pointed directly at your table for two. ”

Read on Pure Wow

Hot Coco Kicker featured on TikTok!

Our latest charity cocktail benefiting No Kid Hungry made it to the Best Cocktails To Try In New York list by John Frila (@hereinyc) on TikTok. Check it out!

@hereinnyc on TikTok

Meet the Undateables: Orlando and Renée

e's BAR is the setting for a blind date set up by Time Out New York.

"I had a burger and fries. The staff and the service was amazing. And their outdoor set-up for Covid is great. They have heaters, which is not super normal on the west side for some reason, and they were very well separated. The pods were nice, and the staff was great."

Time Out New York

First Date 50

“e's Bar has two locations on the Upper West Side. Both are casual with lots of seating and board games and other activities. Go here if you want to have a no fuss drink and maybe get a little competitive with your date.”


An Upper West Side Bar Reopens, Board Games and Stickers Intact

Look who's in the New York Times??? Yep, Alix Strauss wrote a great piece about e's BAR for the Grey Lady. We are thrilled to be open again and look forward to our neighbors upstairs moving in as well!

The New York Times

13 Theme Bars Worth Visiting in NYC

“The neighborhood bar with clear knack for game night vibes is known for craft beers, board games, trivia nights, tacos, and nostalgic rock playlists from the ‘60s through the ‘90s. ”

Eater New York

Unique and Unusual bars in New York

“e’s BAR is not only a wonderful place to be for top food and great drinks, but is replete with fun games to play while listening to tunes that originated purely before the turn of the century.”

Attraction Tickets Direct UK

Amid Massive Amsterdam Avenue Fire, Heroic Bar Employees Raced to Find a Boy Upstairs

Our heroes feel that way, too. Social and other media lauded their selflessness. But Eduardo’s wife put it best when he arrived home the morning after the fire. “I love you very much,” she said. “You are my hero. Never, never do that again!”

West Side Rag

You’re doing it wrong: 10 new rules for dating

"Chris Donahue and Stephanie Foltz enjoy a date at e's BAR NYC while checking their phones for messages from other potential mates."

NY Post: You’re doing it wrong: 10 new rules for dating

Upper West Side Bar Staff Hailed As Heroes During Fire In Apartments Upstairs

The owners are not sure when exactly the bar will be able to reopen, but they are hoping it is soon. Their first order of business when they do reopen is to host a fundraiser for their friends upstairs.

“We’re all just a big family and we’re all just making sure everybody was safe,” Green said.

CBS New York

e's BAR is a Top Holiday Cocktail Destination

"e’s BAR is serving up Cranberry Sangria during the month of December. This delicious drink is made with white wine, apple cider, cranberry juice, whole cranberries, seltzer, topped with apple slices."

Yep, that's our December cocktail of the month with 20% of the proceeds benefiting Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE).

CBS: NYC’s Best Holiday Cocktail Bars, Menus

Presidential debate viewing parties in NYC

"An uptown debate party with two cocktails made special for this TV event, try The Hillary (made with gin, lemon, violet liqueur and club soda) or The Trump (gin, lemon, cranberry and club soda)"

Presidential debate viewing parties NYC: Drink deals for the Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump face-off

95.5 PLJ

e's BAR's very own bar manager, Marc Baehr was Live on 95.5 PLJ explaining how to make a couple of our favorite cocktails!

The Felixer was created for the Felix Organization and we will be serving it up for the Raising Spirits Happy Hour Benefitting The Felix Organization.

Way to go Marc!

Happy hour before 9am? Yes please!
e's BAR is here making us #BlackberryWhiskeySours called #TheFelixer!

Posted by 95.5 PLJ on Friday, October 14, 2016

10 Absolutely Epic NYC Halloween Parties You Don’t Want to Miss This Year

Spolied NYC: "If you’re looking for a more chill Halloween party, head to the Upper West Side to e’s ... Dress up as a character from your favorite game, like Miss Scarlet from Clue, the Monopoly Man or perhaps a Rubik’s Cube."

10 Absolutely Epic NYC Halloween Parties You Don’t Want to Miss This Year

The Best Presidential Debate Parties In NYC Tonight

"This is probably the only night that you will be judged for your choice of beverage - embrace it and love your candidate."

The Best Presidential Debate Parties In NYC Tonight

Debate Night NYC

“The race for best election cocktail is close at e’s BAR and people can cast their ballots soon. Whether people are voting for Trump or Clinton, this Upper West Side bar has them covered.”

Debate Night NYC: Clinton, Trump-Inspired Dishes, Drinks For Election 2016

Gotta Hit That Upper Deck

“Part dive bar, part greasy spoon, this neighborhood favorite draws an eclectic fun-loving crowd, especially on the weekends.”

7 Best Spots for an Epic Dinner on the Upper West Side

Buzz Feed

“Skip the rowdier, frattier bars a couple blocks down and go to e’s. There’s a good amount of seating, a ton of board games, and you won’t feel ridiculous being over the age of 25.”

25 Reasons The Upper West Side Is The Best Neighborhood In NYC

Spoiled NYC

“The Upper West Side has quickly become the place to go when you want to find the balance of a nice night out but still find some serious party time too. At e’s BAR, the party gets started”

7 Best NYC Bars to Cool Off at This August

CBS New York

“This place has upgraded the standard bar bites with healthier options like Shishito Peppers, Burnt Broccoli, and the “you-can’t-just’eat-one” Cup o’ Crisp Green Beans.”


365 Guide NYC

“Full of board games to borrow, you’ll actually see people playing Jenga or Connect Four. Happily missing is a room full of people basking in the glow of their cell phones.”


New Theory Magazine

“Add in great signature cocktails, reasonably priced drafts and fabulous eats – you have a winner!”


New York Post

“neighborhood watering hole with delicious pub grub”


The Culture Trip

The atmosphere is the best part about this spot. Brick interior, patron pictures on the wall, and bar games—it’s a place to get wild and fun.



“Inspired by old school downtown music dives (think CBGB’s, Mars Bar) with a new school uptown upgrade (i.e. this isn’t your average dive bar), E’s delivers it’s own unique venue of fun for all.”