Published on January 22nd, 2013 | by iDidGo Blog Team

Best Speakeasy’S New York, NY: Courtesy of Yelp!

speakeasy, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, is an establishment that illegally sells alcoholic beverages. Such establishments came into prominence in the United States during the period known as Prohibition (1920–1933, longer in some states). During this time, the sale, manufacture, and transportation (bootlegging) of alcoholic beverages was illegal throughout the United States.

New York City is probably more famous for it’s Speakeasy presence, bringing the once illegal operation to a trendy platform for locals and travelers alike. Here is our top 10 Speakeasy’s of 2013 courtesy of Yelp!

1. Raines Law Room

2. Milk & Honey

3. Angel’s Share

4. The Back Room

5. Please Don’t Tell

6. Bathtub Gin

7. 2nd Floor on Clinton

8. Death and Company

9. Little Branch

10. Apothéke

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