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The Facts
NAME: Holy Ground
IT'S: A barbecue restaurant and speakeasy bar in Tribeca

20-07-2018

OPENED: July 20th, 2018
WHO'S BEHIND IT: Matt Abramcyk, Nathan Lithgow, and Franco Vlasic
DID YOU KNOW: Holy Ground was designed by Franco V. and Matt Abramcyk, along with Savvy Studio (Gowanus Inn, Dominique Bistro),
LOCATION: Tribeca
ADDRESS: 112 Reade St, NY 10013
CLOSEST SUBWAY: Chambers St
OPENING TIMES: Sunday-Thursday 5:30pm-1:00am; Friday & Saturday 5:30pm-2:00am
WEBSITE: Visit Site
CONTACT: Phone: 646-882-0666
INSTAGRAM: Visit Instagram
RESERVATIONS: Yes

Holy Ground

OPENED92 DAYS AGO

Tribeca welcomes a new underground restaurant and speakeasy bar, Holy Ground.

Holy Ground is a collaborative effort between Tribeca’s restaurateur Matt Abramcyk (Smith & Mills, Yves, and Tiny’s), Nathan Lithgow (Café Altro Paradiso) and Franco Vlasic (Fort Gansevoort BBQ). Tribeca is now home to some great new restaurants, including Korean-American spot Noted Tribeca.

Holy Ground - food spreadImage credit: Henry Hargraeves

The Spot:

Inspired by speakeasies of the prohibition-era, Holy Ground is nestled in a basement on Reade Street, channeling an exclusive and exciting ambiance. Dark mahagony wood, deep shades of red, and brown leather booths fill the space, while the restaurant’s separate areas – the Chapel Room, Bunny’s Hideaway and Foxy’s Lair – add a playful twist.

Holy Ground - interior

The Food:

Franco Vlasic and executive chef Tadd Johnson (Navy, The Smile) have crafted Holy Ground’s menu, giving smoked meats a New York steakhouse flair. Options include prime rib with smoked herb jus, beef ribs (torched at your table), and a “thousand dollar steak” that doesn’t actually cost that much. Smaller dishes get a helping of meat too, including collard greens with smoked ham and pickles with spicy beef jerky.

Holy Ground - Beef RibImage credit: Henry Hargraeves

The Drinks:

Helmed by Matthew Hunter, the menu showcases both classic cocktails from the golden age (think the Manhattan, Daiquiri, and Martini), alongside more contemporary creations. Make sure to try the Belafonte, a tiki-inspired swizzle with a blend of Demerara Rums, East India Solera Sherry, passion fruit, pineapple, and lime.

Holy Ground - dishesImage credit: Henry Hargraeves

The Damage:

Small dishes cost around $12-$17; entrées vary between $20 and $130.

In a Nutshell:

Taking inspiration from the Tribeca area in the mid 1700s, which was owned by Trinity Church and known as the Holy Ground, the speakeasy combines a historic vibe with modern barbecue dishes.

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Featured image: Holy Ground

The Facts
NAME: Holy Ground
IT'S: A barbecue restaurant and speakeasy bar in Tribeca

20-07-2018

OPENED: July 20th, 2018
WHO'S BEHIND IT: Matt Abramcyk, Nathan Lithgow, and Franco Vlasic
DID YOU KNOW: Holy Ground was designed by Franco V. and Matt Abramcyk, along with Savvy Studio (Gowanus Inn, Dominique Bistro),
LOCATION: Tribeca
ADDRESS: 112 Reade St, NY 10013
CLOSEST SUBWAY: Chambers St
OPENING TIMES: Sunday-Thursday 5:30pm-1:00am; Friday & Saturday 5:30pm-2:00am
WEBSITE: Visit Site
CONTACT: Phone: 646-882-0666
INSTAGRAM: Visit Instagram
RESERVATIONS: Yes

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