Bar Belly

Bar Belly Expands Next Door with ‘Carlotta’

Posted February 8, 2021 at 5:06 am

Bar Belly, the three-year-old nightspot on lower Orchard Street, just annexed the space next door. Principals Tommy Mendes and Mauricio Garrett are poised to open a new 44-seat eatery called Carlotta. According to application materials submitted to Community Board 3, the team seeks a full liquor license for the establishment. The food focus is on […]

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‘Bar Belly’ Bounces Back on Orchard Street

Posted September 26, 2017 at 9:34 am

The end-of-summer housekeeping recently concluded at Bar Belly on Orchard Street. The establishment reopened to the public last week after a brief hiatus. The five-year-old bar, conceived and formerly known as Leadbelly, shut down in early August for renovations. Window scrawls at the time read, “working on our beach bod; having a facelift.” Now it […]

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One Year After its Debut, ‘Bar Belly’ on Orchard Street Closes for a Revamp

Posted August 7, 2017 at 9:45 am

It’s not quite working out for Bar Belly on Orchard Street, the so-called “little sis of The Fat Radish.” Or so it seems… A month after a subtle exterior makeover that included a sidewalk beach hut, the five-year-old establishment is again under the knife. The bar is silent and token butcher paper obstructs the gut […]

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On its 4th Anniversary, The Leadbelly Becomes ‘Bar Belly’

Last modified August 6, 2017 at 6:40 pm

Back in July, The Leadbelly on Orchard Street dropped the lead from its name. (This happened right around the time the premises was burglarized.) The four-year-old club is now hereafter known as simply, Bar Belly. Branding was likewise etched onto the front window of the establishment. The name change, however, is not yet reflected on […]

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