Tonic East

★★★★☆
NYC's Hottest Multi-Level Bar & Restaurant. Rooftop Dining.
  • 411 3rd Ave

    New York, NY 10016

    Cross street: 29th Street

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  • 212-683-7090

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Came on Sunday afternoon for drinks. They have great $4 bloody Mary's and huge tvs for sports. Would highly recommend for day drinking on the weekend.

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★★★★★

Came on Sunday afternoon for drinks. They have great $4 bloody Mary's and huge tvs for sports. Would highly recommend for day drinking on the weekend.

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The place was really really nice! Their each day of the week specials are great too! Our waitress Cody was amazing as well! Considering we had a big group, she remembered what all of us had!The food was served super fast too!

3
★★★★★

The place was really really nice! Their each day of the week specials are great too! Our waitress Cody was amazing as well! Considering we had a big group, she remembered what all of us had!The food was served super fast too!

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Felicia, She's very attentive & service is top notch. The rooftop is the business. About 7 flat screens for sports.

3
★★★★★

Felicia, She's very attentive & service is top notch. The rooftop is the business. About 7 flat screens for sports.

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OMG i loooooove this place ! decided to come here for my birthday since there are great spot for groups! Last minute i called an tried to make reservations for a table of 10... Chris pulled some strings an got me a huge table that held 15

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★★★★★

OMG i loooooove this place ! decided to come here for my birthday since there are great spot for groups! Last minute i called an tried to make reservations for a table of 10... Chris pulled some strings an got me a huge table that held 15

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I have been a regular customer here for over 3 years. I visited on 10/7/13 and was appalled by the service and the way my friend and I were treated. I arrived and sat at a table, Lana Amer (waitress) approached our table and upon looking

3
★★★★★

I have been a regular customer here for over 3 years. I visited on 10/7/13 and was appalled by the service and the way my friend and I were treated. I arrived and sat at a table, Lana Amer (waitress) approached our table and upon looking

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Some of the bouncers are complete megalomaniacs! My friend got thrown out for "looking at me the wrong way". WHAT THE HELL?!? Some nights it's a lot of fun, and some nights... well. I'd rather be anywhere else. It's a total 50/50. Good

3
★★★★★

Some of the bouncers are complete megalomaniacs! My friend got thrown out for "looking at me the wrong way". WHAT THE HELL?!? Some nights it's a lot of fun, and some nights... well. I'd rather be anywhere else. It's a total 50/50. Good

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read everyone elses reviews- theyre animals, jersey shore rejects, the dark side of new york- up until now, i was glad i left iowa; but now- i dont even know who i am anymore.

3
★★★★★

read everyone elses reviews- theyre animals, jersey shore rejects, the dark side of new york- up until now, i was glad i left iowa; but now- i dont even know who i am anymore.

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i read a lot of these reviews about the hostile staff memebers and thought- well it cant be that bad... boy was i wrong! i personally had no problems but witnessed several altercations take place between patrons and the bouncer- even patron and the batender- how does a BARTENDER get into a fight with bar goers? the music and atmosphere is alright, however and IF i happended to be in the area and decided that i was really parched at the moment i may give this house of cretans a try- but enter at your own risk!

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★★☆☆☆

i read a lot of these reviews about the hostile staff memebers and thought- well it cant be that bad... boy was i wrong! i personally had no problems but witnessed several altercations take place between patrons and the bouncer- even patron and the batender- how does a BARTENDER get into a fight with bar goers? the music and atmosphere is alright, however and IF i happended to be in the area and decided that i was really parched at the moment i may give this house of cretans a try- but enter at your own risk!

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if you read all the other reviews, youll see that they basically echo the same sentiments as mine- the bouncers and owner were exteemly obnoxious and malignant , not very shy about roughing people up for no good reason- im glad they didnt put their hands on me! those guys were like 300 pounds each!!

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★☆☆☆☆

if you read all the other reviews, youll see that they basically echo the same sentiments as mine- the bouncers and owner were exteemly obnoxious and malignant , not very shy about roughing people up for no good reason- im glad they didnt put their hands on me! those guys were like 300 pounds each!!

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Disgusted. The bouncers and owner are on a serious power trip and do not respect their customers. Let's keep in mind that the CUSTOMERS are the ones who pay the bills and keep your business running. They forcefully & when I mean forcefully (put in a headlock, drop kicked, shoved) out customers this past weekend regardless if you were a guy or girl, They are animals that to say the least might need to step away from the steroids. Will never go back & hope no one does as well.

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★☆☆☆☆

Disgusted. The bouncers and owner are on a serious power trip and do not respect their customers. Let's keep in mind that the CUSTOMERS are the ones who pay the bills and keep your business running. They forcefully & when I mean forcefully (put in a headlock, drop kicked, shoved) out customers this past weekend regardless if you were a guy or girl, They are animals that to say the least might need to step away from the steroids. Will never go back & hope no one does as well.

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I WISH there was a HATE button. Absolutely awful. Everyone from the owner to the bouncers were the poorest excuses for human beings and needless to say you could not pay me enough to go back to this place.

Sitting at a table halloween night, after easily dropping over 600$, a man comes over to our table and starts mopping, hitting us in the legs and telling us to get the "f*** out of the way." After responding jokingly back, "hey its alright were almost done give us a minute" to prevent a dramatic situation, we thought that was that. Two huge black men come and grab my boyfriend and throw him out of the club by the neck. Then they come back for my guy friend and his girlfriend. I grab our stuff and run downstairs to coat check.

Not over... Now, the coat check girl shuts the door and is back there with a guy. Another guy comes and says "shes busy in there. You can get your coat another time." Waited 30 minutes and still no coat.

STILL NOT OVER. My friend realizes that after finally getting her coat back, her camera is stolen out of the jacket pocket. She attempts to made it back inside and the bouncer kicks her in the chest and she goes flying on the curb. Seconds later, the bouncer does the same to her boyfriend, which was immediately followed by the bouncer grabbing an innocent kid by the throat telling him to "get the f*** out of his club."

The owner came out, laughed in our faces, and dared us to call the cops. This place is currently under investigation and a heavy lawsuit.

DO NOT GO HERE. IF U WANT TO BE CHOKED, KICKED AND STOLEN FROM, THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU.

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★☆☆☆☆

I WISH there was a HATE button. Absolutely awful. Everyone from the owner to the bouncers were the poorest excuses for human beings and needless to say you could not pay me enough to go back to this place.

Sitting at a table halloween night, after easily dropping over 600$, a man comes over to our table and starts mopping, hitting us in the legs and telling us to get the "f*** out of the way." After responding jokingly back, "hey its alright were almost done give us a minute" to prevent a dramatic situation, we thought that was that. Two huge black men come and grab my boyfriend and throw him out of the club by the neck. Then they come back for my guy friend and his girlfriend. I grab our stuff and run downstairs to coat check.

Not over... Now, the coat check girl shuts the door and is back there with a guy. Another guy comes and says "shes busy in there. You can get your coat another time." Waited 30 minutes and still no coat.

STILL NOT OVER. My friend realizes that after finally getting her coat back, her camera is stolen out of the jacket pocket. She attempts to made it back inside and the bouncer kicks her in the chest and she goes flying on the curb. Seconds later, the bouncer does the same to her boyfriend, which was immediately followed by the bouncer grabbing an innocent kid by the throat telling him to "get the f*** out of his club."

The owner came out, laughed in our faces, and dared us to call the cops. This place is currently under investigation and a heavy lawsuit.

DO NOT GO HERE. IF U WANT TO BE CHOKED, KICKED AND STOLEN FROM, THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU.

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love ittttttttttttttttt

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★★★★★

love ittttttttttttttttt

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Came to Tonic with a group of friends for dinner and drinks. Its your typical pub food, which was good. People and bartenders were all very friendly, rooftop had awesome ambience and music was good. Only compliant is the selection of the happy hour drinks and the happy hours did not apply to the rooftop. All-in-all a good time with good friends.

2
★★★★☆

Came to Tonic with a group of friends for dinner and drinks. Its your typical pub food, which was good. People and bartenders were all very friendly, rooftop had awesome ambience and music was good. Only compliant is the selection of the happy hour drinks and the happy hours did not apply to the rooftop. All-in-all a good time with good friends.

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I wish i could give negative stars to this place. Not for the music or the decor but for the service. We went out for a friends birthday party and went to the rooftop and ordered a bottle. We indicated that we would like to split the bill between cash and card. The waitress brought me the bill and asked me to sign for my portion on the card. End of story? NOT BY A LONGSHOT.

Turns out that she charged us the entire amount of the bill then decided that somehow the mistake would magically go away and charged me again for my portion. She didnt even have the courtesy to tell me about the mistake so that I could make arrangments so that my bank account would not go negative. I did not find out until the next day when it was already too late. To add insult to injury the owner is being a jackass and not returning my calls and the according to management they dont process returns directly. So now im stuck with a negative balance and 175 in overdraft charges until my banks fraud department settles the dispute.

Also, the waitress charged us 46 for 4 shots when we got the same shots at 6 for 48. Doesnt add up.

Long story short go find a better place where the service is better and the waitresses arent stupid and the owner isnt a jackass.

0
★☆☆☆☆

I wish i could give negative stars to this place. Not for the music or the decor but for the service. We went out for a friends birthday party and went to the rooftop and ordered a bottle. We indicated that we would like to split the bill between cash and card. The waitress brought me the bill and asked me to sign for my portion on the card. End of story? NOT BY A LONGSHOT.

Turns out that she charged us the entire amount of the bill then decided that somehow the mistake would magically go away and charged me again for my portion. She didnt even have the courtesy to tell me about the mistake so that I could make arrangments so that my bank account would not go negative. I did not find out until the next day when it was already too late. To add insult to injury the owner is being a jackass and not returning my calls and the according to management they dont process returns directly. So now im stuck with a negative balance and 175 in overdraft charges until my banks fraud department settles the dispute.

Also, the waitress charged us 46 for 4 shots when we got the same shots at 6 for 48. Doesnt add up.

Long story short go find a better place where the service is better and the waitresses arent stupid and the owner isnt a jackass.

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love the split levels they have in the biulding, and I can't forget to mention the lighting. Pretty cool, if I say so for myself. The food is okay but the drinks are great! I am sure to always have a good time when coming here with a few friends.

5
★★★★★

love the split levels they have in the biulding, and I can't forget to mention the lighting. Pretty cool, if I say so for myself. The food is okay but the drinks are great! I am sure to always have a good time when coming here with a few friends.

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I love going to tonic. I am a huge fan of the music videos that play on the TVs all night. The bar tenders are awesome. Definitely a great place to go with friends.

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★★★★☆

I love going to tonic. I am a huge fan of the music videos that play on the TVs all night. The bar tenders are awesome. Definitely a great place to go with friends.

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Stayed on this block with friends and thought we would check out tonic one night. Looked like a fun crowd. The three of us went up to the second floor to find the roof top rented out to a private party. Ok no biggie, the girl at the stairway was nice and said the party would be over soon. We went into the bar area of the second floor and got drinks, they were good, reasonable priced.
We sat only to get yelled it, in a very sturdy tone by the waitress, that it was her section and to get up and move cause this was her table service area. We were just about to order another round when this occured. If she would have explained nicely, we would have ordered from her and tipped her. Needless, to say, we thought was a nasty and we wont be back. The place was not packed and there wasn't anyone waiting for those seats. We went to the other end of the block and drank an Irish Pub the rest of the night - had a big tab and pad a very nice waitress a big tip - too bad the waitress and tonic lost out on that.

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★☆☆☆☆

Stayed on this block with friends and thought we would check out tonic one night. Looked like a fun crowd. The three of us went up to the second floor to find the roof top rented out to a private party. Ok no biggie, the girl at the stairway was nice and said the party would be over soon. We went into the bar area of the second floor and got drinks, they were good, reasonable priced.
We sat only to get yelled it, in a very sturdy tone by the waitress, that it was her section and to get up and move cause this was her table service area. We were just about to order another round when this occured. If she would have explained nicely, we would have ordered from her and tipped her. Needless, to say, we thought was a nasty and we wont be back. The place was not packed and there wasn't anyone waiting for those seats. We went to the other end of the block and drank an Irish Pub the rest of the night - had a big tab and pad a very nice waitress a big tip - too bad the waitress and tonic lost out on that.

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Very nice place... prices for drinks were cheap... the environment was really good... the girls were hot.. and all my friend had a blast..... highly recommended

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★★★★☆

Very nice place... prices for drinks were cheap... the environment was really good... the girls were hot.. and all my friend had a blast..... highly recommended

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This is a great place it's 3 floors. The staff is great very friendly. There drinks are good rather reasonable. There Happy Hour is very limited they have $5 dollar cosmos and draft beer $4 so not much to choose from, and it doesn't apply to roof top which kinda sucks. They have huge big screens so the Yankee game was on that was a check plus. The food is good rather reasonable as well. Overall great experience, just wish they had a better selection of happy hour drinks.

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★★★★☆

This is a great place it's 3 floors. The staff is great very friendly. There drinks are good rather reasonable. There Happy Hour is very limited they have $5 dollar cosmos and draft beer $4 so not much to choose from, and it doesn't apply to roof top which kinda sucks. They have huge big screens so the Yankee game was on that was a check plus. The food is good rather reasonable as well. Overall great experience, just wish they had a better selection of happy hour drinks.

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I headed to Tonic East for a friend's birthday at about 6 on a Friday evening. We wanted to sit on the roof because it was a beautiful spring day but were told that their happy hour deals ($3 well drinks!) were not applicable on the roof. We moved downstairs and sat near the front windows (it was almost like being on the roof....) and were told that we were not allowed to order from the bar, we needed to order from the cocktail waitress. After ordering one round, the waitress disappeared for nearly 30 minutes - until happy hour was almost over! Thank goodness our bill was so minimal or we would have been cranky! This is a great place to head for after work drinks, but I'd advise buying drinks at the downstairs bar and carrying them up to the roof :}

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★★☆☆☆

I headed to Tonic East for a friend's birthday at about 6 on a Friday evening. We wanted to sit on the roof because it was a beautiful spring day but were told that their happy hour deals ($3 well drinks!) were not applicable on the roof. We moved downstairs and sat near the front windows (it was almost like being on the roof....) and were told that we were not allowed to order from the bar, we needed to order from the cocktail waitress. After ordering one round, the waitress disappeared for nearly 30 minutes - until happy hour was almost over! Thank goodness our bill was so minimal or we would have been cranky! This is a great place to head for after work drinks, but I'd advise buying drinks at the downstairs bar and carrying them up to the roof :}

Pros: Excellent happy hour, roof top with great view

Cons: Strange exceptions to their happy hours

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went last nighy. asked for amstel that was on tap and bartender gives me a bottle. asked for beer that os on tap. he gives it to me and throws the pen to sign the bill. that aint service not matter what city you live in. i earned my money and the beer. show some respect.

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★☆☆☆☆

went last nighy. asked for amstel that was on tap and bartender gives me a bottle. asked for beer that os on tap. he gives it to me and throws the pen to sign the bill. that aint service not matter what city you live in. i earned my money and the beer. show some respect.

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I love Tonic! They have big booths that you can fit a bunch of your friends in. The DJ's on Friday and Saturday are amazing. Drink specials are good, staff is friendly. It does get crowded, so I try to get my friends to chip in for a bottle. Last time I did, they gave me a bottle of champagne on the house! I suggest you check it out.

5
★★★★★

I love Tonic! They have big booths that you can fit a bunch of your friends in. The DJ's on Friday and Saturday are amazing. Drink specials are good, staff is friendly. It does get crowded, so I try to get my friends to chip in for a bottle. Last time I did, they gave me a bottle of champagne on the house! I suggest you check it out.

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went there last thurs for my friend's bday. there was a good crowd for a thursday night. we couldn't get a table so we had to order from the bar, which was better on the first floor than the second. one bartender who seemed like he didn't know what he was doing made our drinks wrong and then refused to even try to fix them, but the tall blonde girl was really nice about it and made sure we were taken care of, so it was okay. she even gave us a round of "birthday cake" shots for my friend.

overall, the crowd was a little too jersey for me, but we had a good time. would prob go back on a night when its less packed.

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★★★☆☆

went there last thurs for my friend's bday. there was a good crowd for a thursday night. we couldn't get a table so we had to order from the bar, which was better on the first floor than the second. one bartender who seemed like he didn't know what he was doing made our drinks wrong and then refused to even try to fix them, but the tall blonde girl was really nice about it and made sure we were taken care of, so it was okay. she even gave us a round of "birthday cake" shots for my friend.

overall, the crowd was a little too jersey for me, but we had a good time. would prob go back on a night when its less packed.

Pros: music videos, good views

Cons: a little too b&t

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So today a family member and i went into tonic. We had a waitress name Andrea who seemed sweet in the begining. She made us feel welcome and gave me a compliment on my earrings, anyway. Later when my family member and i were finished we asked for the check, once she gave it to us i used my gift card that i got from Tonic to pay, I didn't have any big bills on me all i had was three dollars so i called her over gave her the three dollars, the only money i had on me to her i said "I'm sorry i can't give more but here this is all i have, i'm sorry". She said that my three dollars was "Unacceptable and that she at least makes twenty to thirty dollars in tips". So being the nice person that i am i gave her my gift card for her to try to take twenty dollars out of there and when she couldn't she came back and slightly threw my card to the table and said nastily "I can't take the money out so...." and just walks away. I got up to leave and i didn't even want to see her face because she was rude for saying what she said. She is caucasian with green eyes and short, i thought she was nice but when things didn't go her way she turned into a green eyed monster, even though i still have money on my card i am never going back there again because of her, thanks a lot andrea.

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★★☆☆☆

So today a family member and i went into tonic. We had a waitress name Andrea who seemed sweet in the begining. She made us feel welcome and gave me a compliment on my earrings, anyway. Later when my family member and i were finished we asked for the check, once she gave it to us i used my gift card that i got from Tonic to pay, I didn't have any big bills on me all i had was three dollars so i called her over gave her the three dollars, the only money i had on me to her i said "I'm sorry i can't give more but here this is all i have, i'm sorry". She said that my three dollars was "Unacceptable and that she at least makes twenty to thirty dollars in tips". So being the nice person that i am i gave her my gift card for her to try to take twenty dollars out of there and when she couldn't she came back and slightly threw my card to the table and said nastily "I can't take the money out so...." and just walks away. I got up to leave and i didn't even want to see her face because she was rude for saying what she said. She is caucasian with green eyes and short, i thought she was nice but when things didn't go her way she turned into a green eyed monster, even though i still have money on my card i am never going back there again because of her, thanks a lot andrea.

Pros: Great food

Cons: Horrible Waitress

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I went there with some friends the other night and our bartender, Conor McCartan, was awesome!! Very friendly and great service! He treated us well...we will be back!

2
★★★★☆

I went there with some friends the other night and our bartender, Conor McCartan, was awesome!! Very friendly and great service! He treated us well...we will be back!

Pros: Great bartender!!

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I went to Tonic for Happy Hour after work with some friends. They played awesome music...everything from 80's to the new hits. They have this wheel that you spin during happy hour- who doesn't like winning a free drink? Before we knew it, it was 10pm- time flies when you're having so much fun. Overall, this is a great place for a chill happy hour after work. I definitley recommend checking it out!

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★★★★★

I went to Tonic for Happy Hour after work with some friends. They played awesome music...everything from 80's to the new hits. They have this wheel that you spin during happy hour- who doesn't like winning a free drink? Before we knew it, it was 10pm- time flies when you're having so much fun. Overall, this is a great place for a chill happy hour after work. I definitley recommend checking it out!

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I recently planned my girlfriend?s birthday and after calling several places, finally decided to go with Tonic East. It def was the right choice.

Everyone there from the manager who helped me planned the party, to the bouncer out front, to our waitress were great and made sure we had a great time. It was a super busy night, but not in an annoying way b/c everyone there was having a good time. We had a group of 15 that eventually became 25, and they accommodated our group on the 2nd floor by pulling over an additional table. The music was fun and upbeat (people were dancing anywhere they could), the staff was nice and the drinks were great. They even brought out a bottle of champagne with a sparkler for my girlfriend.

I would def recommend this place to anyone, whether you?re looking for just a fun night out or a place to catch a sporting event. I know I?ll be back.

2
★★★★★

I recently planned my girlfriend?s birthday and after calling several places, finally decided to go with Tonic East. It def was the right choice.

Everyone there from the manager who helped me planned the party, to the bouncer out front, to our waitress were great and made sure we had a great time. It was a super busy night, but not in an annoying way b/c everyone there was having a good time. We had a group of 15 that eventually became 25, and they accommodated our group on the 2nd floor by pulling over an additional table. The music was fun and upbeat (people were dancing anywhere they could), the staff was nice and the drinks were great. They even brought out a bottle of champagne with a sparkler for my girlfriend.

I would def recommend this place to anyone, whether you?re looking for just a fun night out or a place to catch a sporting event. I know I?ll be back.

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My company had our Christmas party here and we had so much fun. They played our own Ipod so we could dance!! Who does that?? They even had Christmas movies playing on the big screens. Food was good. Our bartender was so HOT! I know I'll be back for that alone!! Good stuff! Definately, going back. I have never been on a typical Friday or Sat. night, so I can't agree or disagree with others on here. I can imagine it gets busy, but I am not sure that's a bad thing?? Great people watching!

2
★★★★★

My company had our Christmas party here and we had so much fun. They played our own Ipod so we could dance!! Who does that?? They even had Christmas movies playing on the big screens. Food was good. Our bartender was so HOT! I know I'll be back for that alone!! Good stuff! Definately, going back. I have never been on a typical Friday or Sat. night, so I can't agree or disagree with others on here. I can imagine it gets busy, but I am not sure that's a bad thing?? Great people watching!

Pros: Dancing, Cheap Drinks, Clean Bathrooms

Cons: Tough Door, Need reservations on busy nights

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I called the event planner and made a reservation for a birthday party with 20 people. The person I spoke with told me that my friends and I would be in the back, that they contolled every speaker in the place so it wouldn't get too loud, and that there was plenty of dancing space. When we got there we were seated all the way in the front by the door, which blew cold air every time it was opened, the music was ridiculously loud and no matter what they did, if anything, was still ridiculously loud, there was no dancing space. The food was good, for the most part. The staff was nice enough and they gave us a bottle of free champagne to make us happy, except that we don't like champagne. The place is ok for the purpose it serves, but the fact is I was lied to.

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★★☆☆☆

I called the event planner and made a reservation for a birthday party with 20 people. The person I spoke with told me that my friends and I would be in the back, that they contolled every speaker in the place so it wouldn't get too loud, and that there was plenty of dancing space. When we got there we were seated all the way in the front by the door, which blew cold air every time it was opened, the music was ridiculously loud and no matter what they did, if anything, was still ridiculously loud, there was no dancing space. The food was good, for the most part. The staff was nice enough and they gave us a bottle of free champagne to make us happy, except that we don't like champagne. The place is ok for the purpose it serves, but the fact is I was lied to.

Pros: None in this case

Cons: Bad planning

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I had my birthday party here this year and had a blast! The service was amazing and we danced all night. And the rooftop...wow! Our bottle was very affordable and everyone was happy in the end!

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★★★★★

I had my birthday party here this year and had a blast! The service was amazing and we danced all night. And the rooftop...wow! Our bottle was very affordable and everyone was happy in the end!

Pros: service,atmosphere

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OM, this place was amazing! Had my sister's bachlorette party there in July and we had a great time! The service was way more than I expected. We did and open bar with dinner and I can't believe how much we got for such a good price. The crowd was great and the music was even better! It got a bit crowded but that was fine b/c everyone was having such a GREAT time! Highly recommended!!!!!!1

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★★★★★

OM, this place was amazing! Had my sister's bachlorette party there in July and we had a great time! The service was way more than I expected. We did and open bar with dinner and I can't believe how much we got for such a good price. The crowd was great and the music was even better! It got a bit crowded but that was fine b/c everyone was having such a GREAT time! Highly recommended!!!!!!1

Pros: price, music

Cons: one bathroom all the way down stairs

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For some reason I really like Tonic. They always seem to have fun music playing that you can dance to (anything from Notorious BIG to Britney Spears). When they are not playing sports (yuck) on their huge screen Tvs they play the matching music video. Their drink prices are average for NYC. They have a fantastic 3rd floor outdoor bar with a great view of midtown. My only complaint is that Tonic tends to be pretty crowded. I have had trouble getting to the bar to get a drink. Nevermind that, I always go back!

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★★★★☆

For some reason I really like Tonic. They always seem to have fun music playing that you can dance to (anything from Notorious BIG to Britney Spears). When they are not playing sports (yuck) on their huge screen Tvs they play the matching music video. Their drink prices are average for NYC. They have a fantastic 3rd floor outdoor bar with a great view of midtown. My only complaint is that Tonic tends to be pretty crowded. I have had trouble getting to the bar to get a drink. Nevermind that, I always go back!

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This place has great service and I love love love the rooftop what NYer wouldn't! Other than some of the annoying bridge and tunnel patrons this place is a 3rd ave fav. !! Friday night I was there for an open bar party I spent the best $45.00 ever!

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★★★★★

This place has great service and I love love love the rooftop what NYer wouldn't! Other than some of the annoying bridge and tunnel patrons this place is a 3rd ave fav. !! Friday night I was there for an open bar party I spent the best $45.00 ever!

Pros: Open bar for bdays, rooftop, bartenders

Cons: can get crowded

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We had a corporate event here at Tonic East on the rooftop and myself and my clients couldn't have been any happier. The staff was very professional yet fun and friendly! The food was great and everything came out before we even had to ask! What could have been better than coronas that your boss is paying for on an outdoor deck!

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★★★★★

We had a corporate event here at Tonic East on the rooftop and myself and my clients couldn't have been any happier. The staff was very professional yet fun and friendly! The food was great and everything came out before we even had to ask! What could have been better than coronas that your boss is paying for on an outdoor deck!

Pros: Rooftop, drinks, the servers

Cons: smaller bathrooms

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I never write reviews but after my awesome birthday party at Tonic I had too! The event planner and all the managers were so helpful in making sure my birthday was extra special! I looked high and low for an affordable place to have my birthday party and Tonic had the best open bar prices and the best wings!!! Cant wait to have another event here!

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★★★★★

I never write reviews but after my awesome birthday party at Tonic I had too! The event planner and all the managers were so helpful in making sure my birthday was extra special! I looked high and low for an affordable place to have my birthday party and Tonic had the best open bar prices and the best wings!!! Cant wait to have another event here!

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It was a great spot, in a odd area! I really enjoyed it! I'll will be for sure going back!!! I loved the rooftop and the tvs up there!!

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★★★★☆

It was a great spot, in a odd area! I really enjoyed it! I'll will be for sure going back!!! I loved the rooftop and the tvs up there!!

Pros: Rooftop, tvs, service

Cons: no sound on roof (but hey they said it was the law er something)

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I had a huge group of people visiting for the finals and after looking everywhere for a bar bigger enough to accomdate us we found Tonic East, they were so helpful and kind, mangement and the service was great!

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★★★★★

I had a huge group of people visiting for the finals and after looking everywhere for a bar bigger enough to accomdate us we found Tonic East, they were so helpful and kind, mangement and the service was great!

Pros: TVS, SERVICE

Cons: Prices,

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As for the bar itself, you cant help but love the rooftop and multi-level bars. HOWEVER, I planned an open bar party here recently and was made into a bouncer, collecting money from my own guests, putting on bracelets, and holding onto over a grand in cash. This process ruined the first half hour of a 3 hr open bar. On top of it all, they wrongly charged WAY more than they promised in an attempt to take advantage of a bday girl after 3 hours of open drinking.

Beware - I got screwed, just dont let them do it it you!! Choose another bar for your open bar party, one that is honest and wont put you to work during it!

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★☆☆☆☆

As for the bar itself, you cant help but love the rooftop and multi-level bars. HOWEVER, I planned an open bar party here recently and was made into a bouncer, collecting money from my own guests, putting on bracelets, and holding onto over a grand in cash. This process ruined the first half hour of a 3 hr open bar. On top of it all, they wrongly charged WAY more than they promised in an attempt to take advantage of a bday girl after 3 hours of open drinking.

Beware - I got screwed, just dont let them do it it you!! Choose another bar for your open bar party, one that is honest and wont put you to work during it!

Pros: Rooftop Bar

Cons: Awful service, awful management

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My friend just had a party there and it was a disaster. the bar basically lied about everything. they were not helpful, they charged her over what her contract said, they didnt tell her the roof closed at 11pm when her party was supposed to be on the roof from 10pm-1am. rude manager, party planner, and bartenders. i never write reviews but after this horrible experience and seeing how upset was my friend was on her bday i couldnt let this happen to other people. AVOID THIS BAR!

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★☆☆☆☆

My friend just had a party there and it was a disaster. the bar basically lied about everything. they were not helpful, they charged her over what her contract said, they didnt tell her the roof closed at 11pm when her party was supposed to be on the roof from 10pm-1am. rude manager, party planner, and bartenders. i never write reviews but after this horrible experience and seeing how upset was my friend was on her bday i couldnt let this happen to other people. AVOID THIS BAR!

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I loved this spot for my after work birthday gathering where I wanted lots of tv's and outdoor seating to watch the Yankees. Management was kind enough to rope off an area for us even though we did not book a party. The only con is that after happy hr the drinks are way too much! Looking for a spot like this where I can watch the game outdoors but drinks are much less. Suggestions please!!

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★★★★☆

I loved this spot for my after work birthday gathering where I wanted lots of tv's and outdoor seating to watch the Yankees. Management was kind enough to rope off an area for us even though we did not book a party. The only con is that after happy hr the drinks are way too much! Looking for a spot like this where I can watch the game outdoors but drinks are much less. Suggestions please!!

Pros: good food and drinks, tv's, outdoor seating

Cons: after happy hr prices on drinks

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really Fun place love the tvs good service good food- I'd recommend this for any sports fan.... I need one of those tvs in my apartment!!! Love the Mini burgers !! can get crowded but that must mean its cool!!!

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★★★★☆

really Fun place love the tvs good service good food- I'd recommend this for any sports fan.... I need one of those tvs in my apartment!!! Love the Mini burgers !! can get crowded but that must mean its cool!!!

Pros: tvs fooooood

Cons: Crowded

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Love Tonic East, Great lunch special- I had a great brunch there! been there wasted plenty of times- the bartenders and servers are all pretty chill and nice! Love the tots and mini burger!!

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★★★★★

Love Tonic East, Great lunch special- I had a great brunch there! been there wasted plenty of times- the bartenders and servers are all pretty chill and nice! Love the tots and mini burger!!

Pros: Food great service

Cons: a little crowded

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Went there this past wednesday when in the city it was really nice and the rooftop was open- We watched some basketball and had a beer it was great cant wait for summer to be up there!!!

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★★★★★

Went there this past wednesday when in the city it was really nice and the rooftop was open- We watched some basketball and had a beer it was great cant wait for summer to be up there!!!

Pros: Roodtop

Cons: No sound on roof

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Great bar! Check it out , its a little crowded later night but for an after work drink its pretty great!!!

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★★★★☆

Great bar! Check it out , its a little crowded later night but for an after work drink its pretty great!!!

Pros: Service, ambience

Cons: Crowds

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Wanna hear britney blasting or the score of the latest game REALLY loud its perfect for you!! But other than that Tonic is a great bar to drink and play at, if your not into talking !!!!
Loved the Tots and the cute bartender!

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★★★☆☆

Wanna hear britney blasting or the score of the latest game REALLY loud its perfect for you!! But other than that Tonic is a great bar to drink and play at, if your not into talking !!!!
Loved the Tots and the cute bartender!

Pros: hot bartender!!!! Dancing

Cons: too loud

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Never really write these review things but I had write one because I did really enjoy this bar! you have to check it out. I recommend trying the waffles on the weekend the brunch is really good and they dont keep you waiting. Good for sports and such! :)

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★★★★★

Never really write these review things but I had write one because I did really enjoy this bar! you have to check it out. I recommend trying the waffles on the weekend the brunch is really good and they dont keep you waiting. Good for sports and such! :)

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I was there this weekend orginally just to watch all the march madness games but after all the games where over the dj switched on and Tonic turned into an awesome club scene. It was so much fun- we stayed all night long but it was a great time. Try their mini kegs lots of beer!!!

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★★★★☆

I was there this weekend orginally just to watch all the march madness games but after all the games where over the dj switched on and Tonic turned into an awesome club scene. It was so much fun- we stayed all night long but it was a great time. Try their mini kegs lots of beer!!!

Pros: moni kegs, lots of tvs, music

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A buddy of mine had his 30th bday party there at Tonic and it was awesome, really affordable and alot of fun. Im thinking of throwing my 30th there as well. Staff is friendly and helpful. The do private parties very well! it turned out awesome!

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★★★★★

A buddy of mine had his 30th bday party there at Tonic and it was awesome, really affordable and alot of fun. Im thinking of throwing my 30th there as well. Staff is friendly and helpful. The do private parties very well! it turned out awesome!

Pros: private parties

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have you ever been to Tonic East? ORDER A MINI KEG, they are the coolest thing ever!!! you get like 20 beers and one huge beer. with your own tap! The service is great and the screens are huge! a good place to pick up hotties

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★★★★★

have you ever been to Tonic East? ORDER A MINI KEG, they are the coolest thing ever!!! you get like 20 beers and one huge beer. with your own tap! The service is great and the screens are huge! a good place to pick up hotties

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this place is totally on the top of my list for ANY of the big games! Was there for Superbowl AMAZING! And just recently was there on a sat night for the duke game... its cool to go to a bar and see your fav. team on big screens, everywhere! the food was awesome and the service!

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★★★★★

this place is totally on the top of my list for ANY of the big games! Was there for Superbowl AMAZING! And just recently was there on a sat night for the duke game... its cool to go to a bar and see your fav. team on big screens, everywhere! the food was awesome and the service!

Pros: Sports, tvs, sound

Cons: a wee bit crowded but its HUGE

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Multi-level sports restaurant serves an eclectic menu in a classy and elegant atmosphere.

 

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