Thank you for visiting The Ship NYC.
We are a seated cocktail lounge located in lower Manhattan.

Group reservations are accepted for Monday - Wednesday
with a max of 6 people per booth.

Reservations must be made 24hrs in advance.
We do not accept reservations for Thursday - Saturday.

Please reach out to INFO@THESHIPNYC.COM

The Ship

158 Lafayette Street, NY NY 10013







'THE best bars in soho and NOLITA' - THE infatuation

'the ten best bars in nyc nolita' - the culture trip

'NYC's 9 Most incredible themed bars' - Thrillist

'Dramatic spatial change gives way to one of NYC's hottest new spots' - Industry West

'Sexy Den from Little Branch's Joseph Schwartz and Cervantes Ramirez' - TIMEOUT

'Downtown's Best kept cocktail hour secret' -

'service before mixology' an interview with Cervantes - Village voice

'The 10 Hottest Bars in NYC' - Sosh 

'Alums from Little Branch, PDT, and Milk & Honey' - Insidehook


"Neo-Dive [BAR] with a decidedly less fussy feel than other Manhattan-based cocktail emporiums" - KNOLL

'Step aboard this unassuming little subterranean dive in Little Italy' - CBSLocal

'10 of Manhattan's best hidden underground bars & lounges' - Untapped Cities

'9 Bars That Keep New York’s Downscale Drinking Tradition Alive' - Grubstreet


Cervantes Ramirez, partner

Cervantes is the head bartender of The Ship. he has been an iconic staple of the New York bar scene since working at Von, Little Branch, Silver Lining, PDT, National, Cafe Select, Freemans, and prized consultant to many others. Cervantes has been recognized as one of New York's finest bartenders by his colleagues and patrons alike.

Joseph Schwartz, partner

Joseph is co-founder of the cocktail lounge Little Branch, in the NYC’s West Village. He previously served as head bartender and manager at New York's pioneer craft cocktail establishment, Milk & Honey, where he was personally trained by owner Sasha Petraske. Joseph was named one of Food & Wine Magazine's top five bartenders in America.

Steve Choo, partner

Steve steps into the bar industry for the first time with his friends of many years, Cervantes and Joseph.   Steve brings his design sense and business background to complete the team.

Robert Jamieson, Architecture and Design

Many thanks to our dear friend Robert, whose passion, dedication and amazing aesthetics made this all possible. We are forever grateful.