Tag Archives: The Guthrie Inn

The Guthrie Inn – a hidden gem for a proper libation in NYC.

l (2)
Photo credit – Guthrie Inn

Speakeasy type bar on the nether regions of the Upper East Side that you can occassionally find me face down at. In a good way!

Not much up this way other than the terrific Earl’s Beer and Cheese. It’s right next door and the area it’s in looks like an underdeveloped country. The views across the street are basically of the subway heading underground and some apartment buildings. That being said it’s a nice reprieve to hide away in this dark and seemingly obscure spot for an exceptional cocktail.

The Guthrie Inn, though small in stature, packs quite a hefty punch when it comes to proper libations. You might find me sprawled out on the cozy leather couches in the darkly lit back room sipping on a Sidecar, Old Fashioned, and even a Sharpie Mustache. The classic cocktail list is one that takes a page out of the Roaring 20’s to Maltese Falcon era of men wearing fedoras and the ladies in demure vintage dresses. The bartenders are quite the mixologists with a wonderful encyclopedia of drink recipes stored away and ready to go at your request. Continue reading The Guthrie Inn – a hidden gem for a proper libation in NYC.