Address: 425 W 15th St. (9th & 10th Ave.)
Review: The Tippler is a speakeasy-type, underground watering hole in the old Nabisco factory underneath Chelsea Market. It’s a break from your standard meatpacking club, though on weekends it does seem to get some of the the nightclub rejects who can sometimes ruin what could be a great scene. The awesome cocktail list of intricate drinks, along with some good craft beers make it worth the walk over to meatpacking though. The Tippler has a cavernous/romantic vibe, but it can get a little loud and hard to hear your companion later on in the night. There is a line out front at times with a wait, so try and get there early to beat the rush. All in all, it’s a fun and different spot to try if you enjoy trying out new specialty cocktails, and as long as you can snag a table in one of the dark/quieter corners, it can be a great spot to bring a date.