Unwind to a touch of the nineteenth century in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, where It feels like you’re walking into an English Manor. You can’t miss the beautiful vintage artwork displayed on the walls that gives a sense of serenity. Bill’s Townhouse is a neighborhood gem that was once the notable site of a prominent, prohibition era speakeasy. Walk in and feel the breath of fresh air, as Bill’s represents the classic New York City. Curt Huegel Restaurateur, took over former Bill’s Gay Nineties and transformed the spot into a wistful era, where guests can walk down memory lane. The menu features contemporary American classic dishes with juicy steaks and an enticing raw bar. Menu highlights include Bill’s house made buttered egg noodles, bone in Filet Mignon, East Coast oysters, and the beet, endive, & walnut salad. The crab cakes are a favorite and the shrimp cocktail is huge. The cooking is full a flavor, well presented, and the staff is courteous. Complete your meal with simple, yet flavorsome desserts that highlights a flourless chocolate cake and fresh fruit.
Make Bill’s a stop for some cocktails and live music in the tavern with friends, and check out the notable beer selection. The bar is beautifully preserved with old pictures and paintings. Toast the night away with a full bar and sip on the Vesper Martini for celebration and good taste. Don’t miss out on the piano in the tavern that features some of New York’s best young artists playing a mix of standards and classic soul, five nights a week. The musicians are talented and interact greatly with the crowd.Reminisce in the roaring twenties and enjoy nineteenth century decor` of classical style and a cozy feel. If you like to step back in time, this place is a must!
Located on 57 East 54th street.