Common Ground, located in Alphabet City, near Stuyvesant Town & Tompkins Square Park, is an East Village bar & restaurant that blends the physical comforts of a lounge with the atmospheric comforts of a neighborhood pub. With an extensive list of draft beers, signature cocktails, and delicious gourmet bar food, Common Ground stands out as a unique destination in the bustling East Village.
Warm, comfortable and fun, Common Ground is the perfect East Village bar for your next birthday or casual get-together. Take full advantage of our stash of classic board games, while you enjoy your drinks and food. We have the best happy hour in NYC with drink specials every day of the week, and our late night drink specials are served until close.
Common Ground offers up a huge selection of the best bar snacks and appetizers including such unique treats as spiced pumpkin seeds, almond-stuffed dates wrapped in bacon, and French bread pizza with smoked chicken and avocado. We serve great salads and for those seeking a heartier fare, and there's a large selection of sandwiches and panini.
There's always something going on at Common Ground. Challenge yourself at our Wednesday Trivia Night with 6 different categories every night and prizes for the winners. Sunday is Open-Mic Night with original and cover songs starting at 8pm. And, of course, our weekend lunch unlimited is legendary: Any appetizer, salad or sandwich paired with unlimited Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Well Liquor Drinks.