The Best Trivia Nights on the Upper East Side

Best Trivia Nights on the Upper East Side
Best Trivia Nights on the Upper East Side/Envato Elements

MANHATTAN – Calling all smarty-pants! For some, Trivia Night is the time to showcase your random knowledge and strengthen the random facts that take up space in your noggin. Maybe you majored in history in college, find yourself buried in wikipedia for hours at a time, or maybe you’ve even learned everything possible about Taylor Swift– regardless, trivia is clearly your jam and we’re here to support you!

Read on as we share our favorite spots for Trivia Night on the Upper East Side, so you and your friends can show off your Trivia Night skills.

Monday 

Stella and Fly 

Yes, the coffee shop you work at during the AM hours, can test your strength in trivia during the PM hours.

Trivia Night at Stella & Fly is on Mondays/Upper East Site
Trivia Night at Stella & Fly is on Mondays/Upper East Site

Stella & Fly is located on First Avenue between East 88th and 89th Streets, offers prizes to the top teams, and is known to extend its happy hour till’ close on trivia nights. Show up before 8pm to ensure you get a proper seat in time for trivia. 

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Tuesday

The Hunterian Scottish Tavern 

Want a $50 credit off your bar tab? By being the smartest (or most-full of eclectic knowledge in the room), you could get your entire group’s bar tab covered with your trivia winnings.

Tuesdays is Trivia Night at the Hunterian/Upper East Site
Tuesday is Trivia Night at the Hunterian/Upper East Site

Located on East 70th street between First Avenue and York Avenue, Hunterian Scottish Tavern is the perfect place to test your knowledge and indulge in $2 popcorn. 

Workshop

If there’s one highlight to point out about Workshop, other than its insane cocktail menu and their creative names, it’s the bar’s established Trivia Night every Tuesday.

Tuesdays is Trivia Night at Workshop/Upper East Site
Tuesday is Trivia Night at Workshop/Upper East Site

Enjoy an ‘Is Your Name Google Because I’ve Been Searching For”, while testing your knowledge at trivia on Second Avenue between East 73rd and 74th Streets. 

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Wednesday

Phil Hughes 

Aside from their peanut butter whiskey and lively Irish staff, Phil Hughes has phenomenal trivia every Wednesday night.

Wednesday is Trivia Night at Phil Hughes/Elizabeth Blasi for Upper East Site
Wednesday is Trivia Night at Phil Hughes/Elizabeth Blasi for Upper East Site

Enjoy their patio space or cozy indoor bar with your trivia sheet and (hopefully) trivia-winning team, as you jot down trivia answers ranging from history to pop culture.

Don’t miss out! Join in Trivia Night every Wednesday at the corner of East 88th street and First Avenue.

Thursday 

Biddy’s Pub

If you enjoy Trader Joe’s snacks just as much as the rest of us, you’ll love the trivia prizes at Biddy’s Pub on East 91st street between First and Second Avenues.

Head to Biddy's Pub on Wednesdays for Trivia Night/Upper East Site
Head to Biddy’s Pub on Wednesdays for Trivia Night/Upper East Site

A popular joint for showcasing current events knowledge, you’ll love their pop culture references whether it’s testing the latest Grammy nominations or the entirety of James Bond’s movie references, those who know the latest and greatest will succeed! 

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The Five Lamps

Starting at 7:30pm, every Thursday, The Five Lamps will have a fun and lively trivia night.

Creating the ultimate ‘homey feel’ for a New York City bar, The Five Lamps is known to have phenomenal bar-bites and have a curtailed and perfectly executed cocktail menu. The Five Lamps is located on York Avenue between East 83rd and 84th Streets. 

Thursday is Trivia Night at the Five Lamps/Upper East Site
Thursday is Trivia Night at the Five Lamps/Upper East Site

We’re excited for you to sharpen your skills, showcase your knowledge, and potentially receive a free round of shots!

Either way, let us know your favorite trivia nights in the Upper East Side and share your experiences in the comment section below.

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