(Le) Poisson Rouge

Founded by a group of musicians and located in the former Village Gate space, the venue boasts film, jazz, classical music, dance parties, art exhibits and more.

Every F: I Love the ’90s Show, a party with The Fresh Kids of Bel-Air.

Every Sa: Back to the Eighties dance party and show with Jessie’s Girl.

Times/prices vary


This mega-club (the name is an acronym for “one of a kind”) seats patrons under a ceiling made of raw oak slats, while a partially enclosed outdoor lounge accommodates smokers. Tu-Su 11 pm-4 am. $$$

124 Old Rabbit Club

This subterranean lounge with a Belgian theme features one of the best imported beer selections in the city. Su-Th 6 pm-2 am, F-Sa 6 pm-4 am

230 Fifth

The expansive, partially heated rooftop garden boasts panoramic views of the city's skyline, while the glass-enclosed penthouse lounge provides a spacious, indoor alternative. The bar serves up a standard array of cocktails for patrons to enjoy while chowing down on American cuisine. M-F 4 pm-4 am, Sa & Su 10 am-4 am. $$


Open since 1983, this unpretentious lounge below the Exile Above 2A music venue keeps serving beer, wine and mixed drinks to the locals. M-Su 4 pm-4 am.

48 Lounge

Within this 4,400-square-foot lounge located in the famous McGraw-Hill building, guests enjoy a nuanced menu food with snacks like tuffle mac and cheese, pesto pizza, seafood and meat options, as well as vegetable plates and desserts. A variety of both exclusive and classic cocktails plus thorough wine, champagne and beer lists make 48 Lounge a go-to for professionals and partiers. M 4 pm-midnight, Tu-Th 4 pm-2 am, F 4 pm-3:30 am, Sa 6 pm-3:30 am. 

55 Bar

Fast approaching its 100th birthday (it was established in 1919), this dive bar by day and club by night swings to live jazz and blues.

Sets: M-Th 7 & 10 pm, F & Sa 6 & 10 pm, Su 6 & 9:30 pm

67 Orange Street

Try one of the seven entrees including the chicken breast with waffles and vanilla maple syrup or pan seared salmon with miso vegetables. The bar app menu provides equally delicious options such as jerk buffalo wings, sweet potato fries and herb crusted baby lamb chops. The restaurant also serves a large variety of cocktails made from gin, whiskey, tequila, rum and vodka as well as punch, beer, wine, cognac and champagne. M-Tu 5 pm-midnight, W-Th 5 pm-2 am, F-Sa 5 pm-4 am, Su 6 pm-midnight. $$$

9th Avenue Saloon

A divey gay bar in Hell's Kitchen, 9th Avenue Saloon serves up standard drinks and popcorn to a soundtrack of the jukebox. M-Sa 11 am-4 am, Su noon-4 pm. 

Ace Hotel's The Breslin Lobby Bar

Leather-and-dark-wood surroundings add a distinguished touch to this bar, a great spot to sip craft cocktails as a taxidermied wolf head watches you. Daily 4 pm-2 am.


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