New York January 15, 2019
The Secret Door That Takes You To The Best Little Restaurant In New York
More frequently than most of us even realize, New Yorkers are always passing amazing restaurants without even knowing it. The everyday tragedy of walking by wonderful attractions without even knowing it, this often happens because we’re in too much of a rush to see what’s right in front of us or the attraction is simply hidden too well. The good news is, today we’re here to let you in on a little secret about one of our favorite places to grab a bite to eat. Purposely hidden from the public in a playful way that you’ll love, find out what’s behind this fascinating bookcase in Binghamton.
As you're walking down State Street in Binghamton, you might notice what looks to be just another one of New York's quaint bookshops.
If you know what it is you're looking for though, you'll know that this one particular bookcase is one that's quite special and you'll want to stop and examine more than once.
Enter 205 State Street and if you explore this bookcase long enough, you might just come across a door handle that opens up into a delicious restaurant that's been tucked away.
That's right! 205 Dry is a speakeasy restaurant in Binghamton that's one of our best-kept secrets.
Inside of an over 100-year old building, 205 Dry features a gorgeous 27-foot long bar made of stone and oak and an 18-foot tall antique bar back that was actually already inside of the building.
In true speakeasy fashion, 205 Dry has a drink menu that features 1920s-themed cocktails, wine, and local craft beer that will keep your thirst at bay all night long.
The best part about 205 Dry though is that it's more than just a speakeasy, it's a speakeasy
restaurant - where you'll find plenty of seating all around for dining.
With beautiful quirks all around you, one of the many things that set aside this eatery from all the rest is their illuminated menus that make things easy to see in this dimly-lit restaurant.
Out of everything on 205 Dry's food menu, their most beloved dish is their OG Chicken Sandwich that's made up of hand-breaded buttermilk fried chicken breast, house slaw, pickles, and tasty 205 Sauce. So good!
If you've already tried the chicken sandwich, you can start to chip away at all of their amazing burgers.
Or perhaps you'll want to try out other dishes like their loaded nachos, quesadillas, poutine, fried buffalo shrimp. or salads.
So, what do you say? Are you curious enough to go searching for this secret door handle on State Street?
205 Dry is located at 205 State Street, Binghamton, NY 13901 and is open Saturday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Friday from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. To find out more information and to see their menus,
Did you know that a delicious speakeasy was here in Binghamton? To discover more unique places to dine, read about The One Delicious All-You-Can-Eat Restaurant In New York That’s Actually Worth Visiting!