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Columbia Room

Open Now: 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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Good cocktails

A bit off the beaten path in an alley way, up a flight of stairs. Bills itself as a speakeasy but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ridgewood, New York
They will literally give you the shirt off their backs!

True story. I was at the bar this last Saturday night on a first date for one of their tastings. Me... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Kevin T
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  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Good cocktails”
6 Aug 2018
“They will literally give you the shirt off their backs!”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit off the beaten path in an alley way, up a flight of stairs. Bills itself as a speakeasy but when we visited, it didn't have a hard door nor was there any verification as to why we were there. We walked in, were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank faceofweed
Reviewed 6 August 2018

True story. I was at the bar this last Saturday night on a first date for one of their tastings. Me and my date made the choice to walk (30 minutes) from our dinner to Columbia Room (romantic but very hot). By the time I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 24 June 2018

It's a place for high-end cocktails. There are a few food choices on the menu, but they are small in size and aren't going to satisfy a hunger of any sort. The drinks are rather expensive, as noted by others who have posted a review....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TravelNet1
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Cocktail & food pairings; pay up front (when you book) and not inexpensive but totally worth it. I booked this for the hubs (I typically do not drink liquor of any kind) but enjoyed it immensely myself. Gorgeous presentation of everything and intimate setting. Food...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MrsH0dges
Reviewed 20 April 2018

The bartender at the Wargate recommended this bar, and she touted it as the best bar in the US. She wasn't wrong. The space is nothing special, dark leather inside room with small outdoor space, but the cocktails are VERY special. The server designed each...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Permanenthoneymoon
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This place is a pilgrimage destination for cocktail enthusiasts. The punch garden is fine, and the drink library is very cool (where you can drink 150 year old booze), but what makes this place shine is the Columbia Room in the back, a celebration of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Redzuny
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent cocktails - I had margaritas - served and presented in a refreshingly simplistic way. A place with own atmosphere, very comfortable for a good talk with friends over drinks. To continue our conversation we nicely combined a dinner out at Fiola Mare with the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank pavelhristov
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

My son treated me to the Columbia Room tasting experience for my birthday. The Columbia Room is tucked away in a gentrified alley in Shaw. The host was a bit pretentious but once we were seated the five course drink experience was exceptional. The drink...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank johnmedve
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a cool, hidden speakeasy... Make reservations. We did not but paid the guy a little extra and he called us within 15 minutes to come back and enjoy. The layout is great - lots of cool rooms. Our server was very passionate about...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Helen T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This place is known as speak-easy bar so located in a tiny alley but the inside looked quite bright and opened. Their cocktail menu was so interesting seemed like they try something experimental with unexpected combinations. What we had was all new taste and some...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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