Much like the streets of NYC, the dating scene in NYC has always been filled with potholes. This sentiment on metropolitan romance covers pre and post-pandemic. Post-pandemic creates a whole new dating arena to navigate – which is why having your date night at Tampico NYC is just the way to start a friendship, or a relationship.
Sometimes you want to go to a new neighborhood spot that feels like it’s been your homebase for years. Great for a first, second, or hopefully third date night – swing through Tampico to treat your prospective suitor to one of many mezcal or tequila libations.
Tampico embodies its ethos of “sin prisa” or an unhurried feeling of never wanting an experience to end. Inspired by Mexican taquerias and tequila bars alike, Tampico brings a little taste of Mexico to the Lower East Side.
Meeting Someone in the Lower East Side
Sometimes, the best date nights are not even planned. You go out with a few friends, or for a Happy Hour beverage after a long day, and you realize you are in good company of other people doing the exact same thing. One person in particular catches your eye and you strike up a conversation over some blood orange margaritas and scratch guacamole. Next thing you know, you’re making plans for an actual date night at Tampico for the following week.
It may seem unheard of by today’s standards of dating, but you can still meet people in the wild. The “wild” here being a great new, fun and lively spot in the LES. If you like tequila, mezcal and nachos, the chances are the person you meet at Tampico also likes tequila, mezcal and nachos. That is one line of vetting you can check off your list.
Make Tampico Your Date Night First Stop… Or Your Last
Whether you are trying to impress someone on a first date with your extensive mezcal knowledge, or if you are looking to meet someone with extensive mezcal knowledge, Tampico is the bar for you.
Tampico is the perfect spot to hop into to pregame before a show at The Bowery Ballroom, or swing in after post-concert. Conveniently located on Delancey Street (right off of Bowery) in the always happening Lower East Side of Manhattan, Tampico has your night out covered. It is a great place to get the night started, end at with a nightcap, or skip all the other stuff and just stay the whole night here with delicious beverages, a bit of dancing, and a fun loving crowd.
With its reimaginings of traditional cocktails, Mexican influence in both flavor and vibrant colors, and a food menu that will send your taste buds south of the border, Tampico feels like a little vacation getaway right on your NYC block. Sometimes you need to take a trip without booking a trip, and sometimes you want to take a special someone with you, whether you know them yet or not.
Tampico is the perfect date night location, but it can also be the perfect meet cute location. With its knowledgeable and friendly staff, intimate settings, and delicious selection of Mexican inspired food and beverages, let Tampico show you why you’ll want to have all of your dates here. If you come for your first date, you may just end up spending all of your anniversaries here as well.