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Founded by the team behind Dead Rabbit (see below), Black Tail evokes the flamboyant watering holes of pre-Castro Havana with aplomb. A majestic mural of colonial conquistadors backs the bar; above it a stained glass skylight sends colored light onto the waitstaff as they bustle around, fedoras cocked on their foreheads. Delicious tropical cocktails are served, alongside quite good Cuban food (making this a potential stop for dinner as well as drinks).