Nightlife in New York City

Which city could offer more nightlife activity than the city that never sleeps? As the day draws to an end, New York City is just getting started, ready to whisk you into its playground. What sets New York nights apart is the sheer variety of things to do, all of which offer an authentic, top quality experience

Whether you're looking for a dance club, bar or comedy club the offerings are as diverse as the city itself.

NYC Nightlife

Choose from the following types of nightlife:
Bars & Pubs Gay & Lesbian Bars
Beer Gardens Performing Arts
Club & Music Scene Wine Bars
Comedy Clubs Other
Dance Clubs  

Bars & Pubs

Name Address
67 Orange Street 2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd - Harlem
Auction House 300 East, 89th Street - Upper East Side
Bier International 2099 Frederick Douglass Blvd - Harlem
Black Door 127 West, 26th Street - Chelsea
Brandy Library 25 North Moore Street - Tribeca
Carnegie Club 156 West 56th Street - Midtown West
Dublin House 225 West, 79th Street - Upper West Side
Ear Inn 326 Spring Street - SoHo
Employees Only 510 Hudson Street - Greenwich Village
Flatiron Lounge 37 West 19th Street - Flatiron District
Floyd's 131 Atlantic Ave - Brooklyn
Fontana's 105 Eldridge Street - Little Italy
Home Sweet Home 131 Chrystie Street - Little Italy
Hudson Bar & Books 636 Hudson Street - Greenwich Village
Jimmy's Corner 140 West, 44th Street - Midtown West
KGB Bar 85 East, 4th Street - East Village
Kettle of Fish 59 Christopher Street - Greenwich Village
MercBar 151 Mercer Street - SoHo
Pegu Club 77 W. Houston Street - SoHo
Pete's Candy Store 709 Lorimer Street - Brooklyn
Pete's Tavern 129 East, 18th Street - Flatiron District
Rudy's Bar & Grill 627 Ninth Avenue - Midtown West
Russian Samovar 256 West, 52nd Street - Midtown West
Rye House 11 West, 17th Street - Flatiron District
Spuyten Duyvil 359 Metropolitan Ave - Brooklyn
Temple Bar 332 Lafayette Street - East Village
The Campbell Apartment 15 Vanderbilt Avenur - Midtown East
The Ginger Man 11 East, 36th Street - Midtown East
The Standard 848 Washington Street - Meat-Packing District
Trinity Pub 299 East, 84th Street - Upper East Side
White Horse Tavern 567 Hudson Street - Greenwich Village
Winnie's 104 Bayard Street - Little Italy

Beer Gardens

Name Address
Bohemian Beer Hall & Garden 29-19 24th Avenue - Queens
Zum Schneider 107 Avenue C - East Village

Club & Music Scene

Name Address
Arlene's Grocery 95 Stanton Street - Lower East Side
Ars Nova 511 West 54th Street
B.B. King Blues Club & Grill 237 West 42nd Street
Beacon Theatre 2124 Broadway
Birdland 315 West 44th Street
Blue Note 131 West 3rd Street
Bowery Ballroom 6 Delancey Street
Feinstein's at The Regency 540 Park Ave at the Regency Hotel
Highline Ballroom 431 West 16th Street
Iridium 1650 Broadway
Irving Plaza 17 Irving Place
Jazz Standard 116 East 27th Street
Joe's Pub 425 Lafayette Street
Knitting Factory 361 Metropolitan Avenue
Mercury Lounge 217 East Houston Street
Roseland 239 West. 52nd Street
S.O.B.'s 204 Varick Street
Smoke 2751 Broadway
St. Nick's Pub 773 St. Nicholas Avenue
Terminal 5 610 West 56th Street
The Bell House 149 7th Street - Brooklyn
The Village Vanguard 178 Seventh Avenue

Comedy Clubs

Name Address
Carolines on Broadway 1626 Broadway
Comedy Cellar 117 MacDougal Street
Dangerfield's 1118 First Avenue
Gotham Comedy Club 208 West 23rd Street
Stand-Up New York 236 West 78th Street
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre 307 West 26th Street

Dance Clubs

Name Address
Bar 13 35 East 13th Street - Flatiron District
Cielo 18 Little West 12th Street - Meat-Packing District
Don Hill's 511 Greenwich Street - Greenwich Village
(Le) Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker Street - East Village
Pacha 618 West 46th Street - Midtown West
Santos Party House 96 Lafayette Street - Lower East Side

Gay & Lesbian Bars

Name Address
Brandy's Piano Bar 235 East 84th Street - Upper East Side
Cubby Hole 281 West 12th Street - Greenwich Village
Excelsior 390 Fifth Avenue - Brooklyn
Ginger's Bar 363 Fifth Avenue - Brooklyn
Gym Sportsbar 167 Eighth Avenue - Chelsea
Henrietta Hudson 438-444 Hudson Street - Greenwich Village
Metropolitan 559 Lorimer Street - Brooklyn
Nowhere Bar 322 East. 14th Street - East Village & Noho
Stonewall Inn 53 Christopher Street - Greenwich Village
The Duplex 61 Christopher Street - Greenwich Village

Performing Arts

Name Address
92 Y Tribeca 200 Hudson Street - Upper East Side
Apollo Theater 253 West 125th Street - Harlem
Bargemusic At Fulton Ferry Landing - Brooklyn
Brooklyn Academy of Music 30 Lafayette Avenue - Brooklyn
Carnegie Hall 881 Seventh Avenue
City Center 131 West 55th Street
Joyce Theater 175 Eighth Ave
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Lincoln Center Plaza
Metropolitan Opera Lincoln Center Plaza
Music Hall of Williamsburg 66 North Sixth Street
New York City Ballet Lincoln Center Plaza
New York City Opera David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center
New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players 302 West 91st Street
New York Philharmonic Lincoln Center Plaza at Avery Fisher Hall
Radio City Music Hall 1260 6th Avenue
Symphony Space 2537 Broadway
The Juilliard School Lincoln Center Plaza
Town Hall 123 West 43rd Street

Wine Bars

Name Address
Bubble Lounge 228 West Broadway - TriBeCa
Morrell Wine Bar & Cafe 1 Rockefeller Plaza - Midtown West
Sweet & Lowdown 123 Allen Street - Lower East Side


Name Address
Bowery Poetry Club 308 Bowery
Nuyorican Poets Cafe 236 East, 3rd Street - East Village