A much-needed shot of class in the Northeast industrial zone, 820 excels at taking ordinary drinks to extraordinary levels. With high ceilings framed by brick walls, the place is great date fodder, especially with a lower-level couch-lounging spot and a separate dining area. Drinks offer interesting twists on the traditional: Daiquiris take a soothing turn with the addition of avocado ($6 during happy hour), while the Manhattan gets a Sudamericano twist with the addition of aged rum in the Aniversario Manhattan ($10). It’s cocktail artistry of the highest order. AP KRYZA.
What to drink: The Nutty Manhattan, a walnutty mix of Jim Beam and Nocello.
Happy hour: $6 cocktails, $4 well drinks, $3.50 microbrews, $5 wine and food specials 4-8 pm Monday-Tuesday, all day Wednesday and Sunday, 4-6:30 pm Thursday-Saturday.
Entertainment: Live cocktail artistry.