e's Bar has two locations on the Upper West Side. Both are casual with lots of seating and board games and other activities. Go here if you want to have a no fuss drink and maybe get a little competitive with your date.
Beer, mixed drinks, a few wines.
Burgers and other straightforward bar snacks.
Bar seating and a ton of tables and booths. Even when crowded, you're very likely to find a seat here. They also have darts and board games.