• “Patricia Mikes and Matthew Rush have recently transformed the two-year-old L’Oubli space at 188 Suffolk into another bar called Subject.”

    Eater NY
  • “Divey booze den Subject is quietly executing one of New York’s most convivial new bar programs…”

    Time Out New York
  • “…Even divey standbys like beer and shot specials take a more innovative approach here.”

  • “Best Dive With Great Drinks”

    New York Magazine
  • “This casual haunt serves… highbrow cocktails… alongside beer-and-shot specials and a good-times attitude.”

    Time Out New York
  • “Matthew Rush and Chris Harrington… [are] bringing forward-thinking methods to a breezy drinks menu of fresh cocktails, beer-and-shot combos and canned suds.”



Our Hours

Monday-Thursday: 6PM to 2:30AM Fri, Sat: 6PM to 4AM Closed Sundays: Private parties and large groups by reservation


Essex St. (J, M, Z)
Delancey St. (F)
2nd Ave. (F)



Call or email us for your large parties! No minimums except for private parties.