Comfort Inn Manhattan Bridge
61-63 Chrystie Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: (212) 925-1212
Fax: (212) 925-5655
Fontana's is located between the Broome and Grand Streets in New York. The bar has two floors of enormous dancing space with extensive musical memorabilia adorning the walls. Upon entering, there is a large attractive bar that looks pretty inviting. The back room contains a pool table and a large video screen which keeps the youngsters hooked on to it, and the basement room features live bands playing rock as well as the latest pop. The hospitable bartenders and the relaxed atmosphere of the bar give it a great feel. The concerts and events that happen regularly in the bar are something to watch out for.
Soiree is no ordinary nightclub. It's a restaurant, a club, a bar, a live music venue - most importantly, it's a place where the party never leaves in the city that never sleeps. The bar alone is 45 feet long and the dance floor is 1500 square feet. Despite the sheer size of Soiree though, its popularity fills it up quickly, making fashionably late not so fashionable.
Crash Mansion may provide tasty meals and mean cocktails for a reasonable price, but it's most famous for its spectacular lighting and sound systems and diverse roster of performers. Inside, the decor is a sleek and cave-like, with modern lighting and craggy walls.
Pink Nightclub, a sub-venue in the BLVD, attracts a large crowd. With a hip and elegant décor, this high profile setting is fun to be in. The comfort in this lounge-like club is unquestionable, while the people coming in are nothing less than glamorous. The quality music offered here is a plus to the rocking ambiance. Visit the place and a warm, vibrant evening is assured for you. For VIP reservations, parties and event information, do call or check the website.
At Finale NYC, club-goers take dancing seriously. This electronic music dance club features graffiti decorated walls with dark lighting. Bartenders serve up a wide assortment of drinks, but be prepared to pay a premium for your alcoholic beverage. DJs spin a mix of popular hits plus new tracks to keep things fresh.
An underground lounging spot located below Brinkley's, Southside is an intimate den for late-night drinking and dancing. The vibe at the dimly-lit lounge, is casual, and you'll find a mixed crowd of after-work revelers and party-hoppers. Plush banquettes and a few booths make up the seating, offering privacy when desired. The bar offers an extensive selection of spirits, and is known for concocting potent cocktails. Besides this, there's a small-plates menu as well, if you're feeling peckish. DJs of repute spin eclectic tunes till the wee hours. Decked up with a rocking sound system, the space is available for private parties as well. Check website for more.
Two famous personalities, Alec Reinstein (Despot), the rapper, and Andrew W.K., the music producer and songwriter, own Santos Party House. No wonder then that it has bagged awards for “Best New Nightclub” and “Best DJ Night.” For a nightclub to stand out in culturally-rich New York City is no mean feat and it has achieved this through state-of-the-art lighting and acoustic systems, besides hosting some of the liveliest dance parties and DJ gigs. This venue consists of two floors that can accommodate 480 and 300 people respectively and has excellent arrangements for bands and video projections. With its retro vibe, this club is also a great spot for hosting private events.
This Moroccan-French fusion bar and restaurant is sure to get your heart pumping and your taste buds roaring. Inspired by North African cuisine and infused with a subtle hint of French culture, Katra offers a warm and cozy ambiance and a menu worth being hungry for. The décor is very much Moroccan. The walls are adorned with traditional rugs, lanterns and tapestries, and the nooks and hideaways are strewn with fancy pillows and hazy candles. Here you can relax amongst friends or mingle with some new faces while dining on foods such as the mushroom and paneer Cheese Tart, Lamb Tagine and pan seared Red Snapper. Also, be sure to try some of their specialty cocktails such as the Lychee Martini or the Tangier Safi. And feel free to stay on after your meal as this place also has a reputable night scene. Smart-casual attire is preferred, and reservations are recommended.
For those bitter about the demise of the Bowery, it's too late. But the R Bar pays homage to a bygone era with a good selection of rock music and even live music some nights. If you want to rock out in a watered down version of yesteryear with more comfortable seating and sweeter smells,well then R Bar is the answer. Hefty bouncers greet you as you enter. Behind the curtains is a vast room of red complete with stripper poles, how charming!
CV Lounge boasts a very fashionable décor for sharp visitors who come here to dance to the very popular DJs. Although drinks veer towards the more expensive end, the experience is very well worth it for those searching for the New York City nightlife.
From the shiny stage to the tea-salon tables and gigantic comfy booths, The Slipper Room has a relaxing cabaret feel. A variety of acts are performed here, including DJs, alternative jazz and comedy acts. If you are hungry, they serve good food like cherrystone clams casino, duck and cherries, or good old-fashioned steak. Hang out by the bar and sample their fine drinks as you take an eyeful of the events on offer. Show times vary. Call or visit the website for further information on current and upcoming events.
Before this rock club came along in the 1990s, there was nowhere in the Lower East Side to see young, struggling bands playing their hearts out for free. Some good bands do still perform here however, and drinks remain cheap. It can get crowded on the weekends, and the upstairs bar serves some great drinks and offers good company.