Reviewed by Danielle K.
"This hookah/raver bar in Greenwich Village offers a taste of the many different cliques and crowds crammed together in New York City. There was a very ..." more
510 Laguardia Place
New York, NY 10012
Party Earth Review It’s not hard to see how Webster Hall came to be known as the first modern nightclub – since its inception back in 1886, this multilevel space has shown a chameleon-like ability to transform from dance hall to live music venue or from hip-hop hangout to salsa palace. Once past the door and into the foyer ... more
125 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
Party Earth Review With crowded sports bars and chain restaurants dominating Times Square, Paramount Bar brings a much-needed dose of class to Midtown’s nightlife scene. Located on the ground floor of the Paramount Hotel, this glamorous revamp of the classic nightspot suggests an air of Old New York, evidenced in its dapper d ... more
235 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
Club / Lounge
Party Earth Review 1OAK may be perpetually “closed for a private event” – or so the super-exclusive club would like guests to believe – but for those in the know, the venue is very much open as long as patrons have a name to drop at the nearly impossible door. Once inside, the select crowd of models, promoters ... more
453 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011
Dive Bar / Lounge
Party Earth Review Located in an area swimming in fanciful drinking options, 200 Orchard is a chill neighborhood dive that caters to relaxed cocktailers, mellow sports fans, and an unpretentious dance crowd. Weeknights find artsy hipsters and aging musicians posted up in the barn-like front room, sipping one of the several craft beers on ... more
200 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002
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
Bar / Lounge
Party Earth Review Grand Central commuters looking for a swanky cocktail in a historical setting will want to check out The Campbell Apartment, a luxurious 1920s throwback featuring intricate woodwork, soaring leaded glass windows, a decorative beamed ceiling, and creative cocktails with names like Prohibition Punch and Flapper’s Delight ... more
15 Vanderbilt Avenue, at Grand Central Terminal
New York, NY 10017
Hotel Bar / Lounge
Party Earth Review There’s no beating around the bush when it comes to getting into Above Allen – patrons either have the look or they don’t. Those who do make it past the double doormen will find themselves in an airy greenhouse lounge where a diverse clientele of everyone from local moneyed hipsters to European hotel guests mingles over ... more
Thompson Hotel, 190 Allen Street
New York, NY 10002
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 Tucked behind a set of rusted industrial doors topped by a glowing red orb that reads 71 lurks Smith & Mills, a compact but comfortable Tribeca hangout perfect for laid-back cocktails served up by an attentive coterie of tattooed rockers. Those venturing past the gates will find a one-room restaurant and bar festooned with ... more
71 North Moore Street
New York, NY 10013
Party Earth Review A staple of Lower East Side nightlife, Pianos hosts a steady lineup of up-and-coming indie artists that keeps its diverse clientele coming back again and again. The main bar sports a soothing urban beach décor of blues and whites featuring peeling wood-plank floors and a curvy concrete bar adorned with tree trunks that ... more
158 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002
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.