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Reception Bar

45 Orchard St. (Hester St.) Send to Phone
Lower East Side bar featuring cocktails based on Korean spirits.


Open Tues.-Sun. 6 p.m.-midnight
Open late
  • Dress code: Casual

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Reception Bar, New York, NY

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Reception Bar Restaurant Review

: Katie Rue's 26-seat Reception Bar on the Lower East Side features cocktails based on Korean spirits, especially soju. On offer is a drink called the Lotus Breeze, mixed with lotus-infused soju, sparkling chrysanthemum tea and green plum syrup.

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