Arguably, the nightlife in New York City is second to none. From dance halls with ritzy VIP rooms to supper clubs to sports bars, there are a number of lounges in NYC in which you can sit, have a drink, listen to music and unwind. Below are a few of these lounges:
Located between Broadway and University Place, this tri-level nightclub and lounge plays host to the poetry crowd every Monday and spins eclectic Rock, Soul, Funk and Jazz every Tuesday. Between Wednesday and Sunday, DJ parties are hosted, featuring Trance, retro dance music, Brit pop and everything in between.
This supper club provides a dancing option and it is located at 41 East 58th Street, between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue. Every night, a DJ plays all types of music to keep patrons entertained. It caters to the 21 and older crowd.
Le Bar Bat
This is a multilevel club found on 311 West 57th Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue. This dance club features a DJ and live bands from Monday to Saturday, 4 bars, a restaurant and a chill out room upstairs with a jukebox and televisions.
B Bar & Grill
Located at 40 East 4th Street, this restaurant and bar plays rock and lounge music every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It stays open until 4 a.m and can be used for private parties. When the restaurant closes, they only cater to a 21 and older crowd.
This is a lounge and restaurant that serves dinner between 6 pm and 12 am and it remains open until 4 a.m. Patrons must be at least 21 to get in. The lounge features open mic nights on Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday night is dedicated to comedy. There are live shows on Thursday nights and DJs and live music provide entertainment on the weekend.
Club New York
Located at 252 West 43rd Street, between 8th Avenue and Broadway, NYC night clubs hosts ladies night every Thursday. House music, reggae and R&B are played during the week but Friday and Saturday are especially for Latin music lovers.
This is a theater/lounge that features live burlesque shows on Friday and Saturday nights. The other nights feature live DJs, there is no cover charge and food is served.
Flute is a champagne bar located on 205 West 54th Street. It was designed to remain true to its roots as a 1920s speakeasy. It has intimate alcoves and low ceilings. They have 100 different varieties of champagne and a big appetizer and dinner menu. Occasional live bands and DJs play funky lounge music.
Galapagos is found in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and its nightly dance, music, theater, gallery shows and performance draw the hip Williamsburg patrons. There is no cover charge to use the bar but the back room shows usually require a cover to get in.
Located on 125 MacDougal Street at West 3rd Street, this restaurant and bar is only 1 block away from Washington Square. Every night it features live Rhythm and Blues and caters to patrons 21 and over.
This spot is on 227 Smith Street between Douglass and Butler Street. It is owned by 3 DJs who were seeking out a record store that has a homey environment. They sell a wide range of CDs and vinyl. Patrons can relax on comfy couches, while enjoying sandwiches, wine, beer, coffee and other goodies. DJs spin every night, except on Saturday when a “Record Party” is hosted featuring open turntables for the experienced and aspiring DJs.
These are just a few lounges in NYC that cater to a wide cross-section of individuals who want to partake in this aspect of the nightlife New York City has to offer.