Party Earth Review The Hudson Hotel’s stone fortress façade and single flickering torch over the neon green door give no hint of the whimsical complex of bars inside, but after beaming up from the foyer via two phosphorescent escalators, the upscale clientele will find a playground of drinking options and parties. The ... more
356 West 58th Street
New York, NY 10019
Party Earth Review Named for the 19th-century French poet, Verlaine is an artsy lounge that’s become a favorite for after-work get-togethers and mellow mingling with a diverse crowd of young professionals, local artists, and laid-back Europeans. Smooth ambient music greets patrons as they enter the single narrow room, where couples and companions ... more
110 Rivington Street
New York, NY 10002
Party Earth Review When one of the hottest clubs in Las Vegas opens a New York location, elite partygoers expect nothing less than the biggest, brightest, and most over-the-top venue – and that’s exactly what Lavo delivers. Throngs of in-the-know partiers start lining up early for the chance to spend the night rubbing shoulders with celebrities ... more
39 East 58th Street
New York, NY 10022
Club / Lounge
Party Earth Review Located in the historically hip Meatpacking District, Simyone Lounge – or “SL” as the in-crowd calls it – is a sleek and sexy hotspot popular with models, socialites, and affluent businessmen. Once past the velvet ropes, the attractive and fashionable clientele passes through a black mirrored entrance and into the front ... more
409 West 14th Street
New York, NY 10014
Club / Fusion Restaurant
Party Earth Review A swanky multilevel space with an exclusive vibe, Avenue is an elegant hotspot on the club scene that attracts a clientele of fashionably-dressed socialites, celebs, and beautiful people. Patrons admitted into the long and narrow main room with its soaring vaulted ceiling and austere oak and cork paneled walls will find ... more
116 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Party Earth Review Held over from the venue’s previous incarnation, a sign out front promises “authentic southern and Cajun cookin’,” but the trendy gals and hip locavores at ACME won’t find gumbo on the restaurant’s avant-garde Nordic menu, nor is there a trace of Louisiana in the chilled-out but über-exclusive downstairs lounge. Well-connected ... more
9 Great Jones Street
New York, NY 10012
Party Earth Review Alphabet Lounge’s location a few blocks beyond the East Village’s throbbing club and bar scene gives this dance club and music venue an added air of exclusiveness. Past the curtained windows and velvet rope, patrons will find a wide single room packed with dancing downtown party girls, upscale hip-hop types, and affluent ... more
104 Avenue C
New York, NY 10009
Reviewed by Jaclyn W.
"I thought this place was pretty cute for the upper east side. I commended my date actually on picking it. Ordered off the cocktail menu. That was t ..." more
300 East 89th Street
New York, NY 10128
Bar / Lounge
Party Earth Review A cool little spot off the beaten paths of Williamsburg, Trophy Bar is a laid-back beer den popular with an amiable crowd of indie rockers and local professionals. A curtained entrance gives way to a candlelit room decked out with heavy wooden tables, black leather booths, and an impressive collection of awards from bowling ... more
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Party Earth Review The area south of Canal Street where Santos Party House resides may look barren and uninviting by day, but after dark, the place comes alive with a boisterous crowd of hipsters eager to dance and groove to a throbbing beat. Launched by 90s nightlife legends Andrew W.K. and Spencer Sweeney, Santos is a gritty, bi-level ... more
96 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10013
Party Earth Review Once past the velvet ropes and up the elevator, chic patrons find themselves at Sky Room, one of NYC’s highest rooftop bars where the cocktails are as fine as the views. The expansive bi-level venue is composed of multiple rooms featuring plenty of private VIP tables and open dance areas, though most of the ... more
330 West 40th Street
New York, NY
Party Earth Review Although it shut down back in 2011, Bagatelle resurfaced a year later, and its famed boozy brunch was born anew as if nothing had ever happened. Bagatelle 2.0 is located a couple of blocks from the old location in the heart of the trendy Meatpacking district, looking much the same as the original with its signature ... more
1 Little West 12th Street
New York, NY 10014
With thousands upon thousands of nightlife destinations packed inside its boundaries, New York is home to a lifetime of drinking dens, and that certainly holds true when thinking about all the lounges in New York.
There’s a NYC lounge out there for everyone, whether they’re looking to get gussied up and hang with big money makers or throw on a ragged t-shirt and chill on a sofa that hasn’t been cleaned since New York was called New Amsterdam. And the great thing about New York is its physical makeup promises all manner of lounge in almost every neighborhood.
The swanky Meatpacking District, known the world over for its see-and-be-seen air, is home to lounges where the brand of shoes you’re wearing may be as equally important as the number of zeroes in your bank statement. The glitz is equally prevalent in Chelsea and Nolita, where finance gurus and socialites hide from the common man and lounge about in style before hitting the clubs.
A grittier concentration of NYC lounges is undoubtedly in Brooklyn – home to the most prevalent DIY scene – while student-friendly dive lounges are also easy to find in Murray Hill and hipster heavy Greenwich Village.
Finding a NYC lounge will not be difficult, and if the first one you find doesn’t entice, a hundred more New York lounges are probably minutes away.