10 Best Nightclubs In New York City

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New York City is arguably one of the world’s most recognizable cities. With its distinct architecture landmarks, majestic skyscrapers and natural harbor, it is little wonder that it is also one of the most photographed global cities. New York is also home to many renowned Michelin-starred restaurants and places of entertainment. These offer a relaxing space for those who are looking to unwind after a grueling day at Wall Street or to celebrate clinching a multi-million contract. If you are looking for a nightclub to party the night away, then you have come to the right page. We have compiled a list of the best nightclubs in New York City for your browsing.

1. Good Room

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

The Good Room is one of New York’s finest nightclubs as it has a few rooms catered to different genres of music. As its name suggests, you get to choose a ‘good room’ that suits your music taste and crowd. The space has been cleverly designed to allow for two simultaneous shows to be performed without letting their music overlap. The Good Room is also known to bring in well-known international DJs, so be sure to check their events page from time to time.

Good Room

Address: 98 Meserole Ave, Greenpoint, NY 11222

Website: Good Room

Opening hours: Wed: 8pm - 4am; Thu - Sat: 10pm - 4am (closed from Sun - Tue)

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2. Doha Nightclub NYC

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by DOHA Nightclub on Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Planning to have an unforgettable 21st birthday celebration at a nightclub but not sure which one to pick? We suggest going with Doha Nightclub NYC as the ideal venue for this special occasion. Ladies get to enjoy an open bar between 10 pm and 12 pm (do check what drink is available) and the music is geared towards a younger and energetic crowd. You and your friends will definitely rediscover your youth at this nightclub.

Doha Nightclub NYC

Address: 3834 31st St, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA

Website: Doha Nightclub NYC

Opening hours: Wed - Sat: 10pm - 4am (closed from Sun - Tue)

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3. Bossa Nova Civic Club

The Bossa Nova Civic Club isn’t a nightclub for everyone. However, if you like fog machines and techno/dance music, then you could consider giving this small and intimate place a try. If your schedule permits, go in the club before midnight to avoid paying the cover charge. The drinks are not exorbitantly priced, which makes it a great venue to party on a Friday night.

Bossa Nova Civic Club

Address: 1271 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221, b/t Evergreen Ave & Cedar St, Bushwick

Website: Bossa Nova Civic Club

Opening hours: 7pm - 4am (daily)

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4. The Rose Club

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

If you’re looking for a nightclub that oozes class and elegance, The Rose Club is probably your best bet. This club is the complete opposite of its lively and ‘happening’ counterparts in the various New York districts. Located inside the legendary Plaza Hotel, this posh club caters to those who can afford to spend. If you are hungry, the club offers small bites and they also have brunch and lunch buffet meals during the day.

The Rose Club

Address: 768 5th Ave, Fl 3, Central Park S, New York, NY 10019

Website: The Rose Club

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 4pm - 12am; Fri - Sun: 12pm - 12am

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5. The Press Lounge

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Few nightclubs in New York are as sophisticated and classy as The Press Lounge located on 11th Avenue. Not only does it have great ambiance, but it also boasts spectacular views of the Hudson River and the city skyline. There is no cover charge here, so do expect the drinks and cocktails here to be pricier. That said, this is definitely a place that you can impress your date.

The Press Lounge

Address: 653 11th Ave. New York, NY 10036

Website: The Press Lounge

Opening hours: Sun: 4pm - 12am; Mon - Tue: 4pm - 1am; Wed - Thu: 4pm - 2am; Fri - Sat: 4pm - 3am

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6. Black Flamingo

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Interested in what a restaurant-nightclub hybrid in Brooklyn looks like? Then you should definitely stop by the Black Flamingo. During dinner service, head upstairs to find a vegetarian restaurant that serves Latin-inspired small dishes. As the night slowly creeps in, you should head down to the basement floor to access its nightclub. They play a variety of music genres that range from soul, pop and the 80s.

Black Flamingo

Address: 168 Borinquen Place, Brooklyn, NY — 11211

Website: Black Flamingo

Opening hours: Sun, Tue - Wed: 6pm- 12am; Thu - Sat: 6pm - 4am (closed on Mon)

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7. Bembe

Bembe is home to groovy Caribbean and salsa dance music, so be prepared to come here and shake your hips to the rhythmic beat. There are live performances on certain nights, so be sure to check their events calendar if you are planning to catch one. The crowd is usually fun-loving and the drink prices are friendly on the wallet as well. Do take note that only cash is accepted in this nightclub.


Address: 81 S 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

Website: Bembe

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 8.30pm - 4am; Fri - Sat: 8pm - 4am

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8. The Bowery Electric

The Bowery Electric is not just your average dance nightclub on Friday and Saturday nights. You might have a taste in rock music and for that, you do not need to wait for the real rock concerts. The Bowery Electric is also a haven for live rock ‘mini-concerts’ and other original performances by a variety of aspiring and established musicians. For those who of you enjoy this vibe with a beer and pizza in hand, then you will definitely love this one-of-a-kind New York nightclub.

The Bowery Electric

Address: 327 Bowery, New York, NY 10003, USA

Website: The Bowery Electric

Opening hours: Sun - Mon, Thur: 5pm - 3am; Tue: 5pm - 1am; Wed: 5pm - 2am; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 4am

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9. Le Bain

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

You have persevered and have finally achieved an important goal that took weeks to complete. You would like to celebrate by partying the night away at a dance club with amazing views of New York. Look no further than Le Bain where you will be treated to panoramic views of the Hudson River and the city skyline. You can head outside to the rooftop bar for a breath of fresh air before you head back inside to dance the night away.

Le Bain

Address: The Standard, High Line, 848 Washington St, New York, NY 10014

Website: Le Bain

Opening hours: Mon: 4pm - 12am; Tue - Thu: 4pm - 4am; Fri - Sat: 2pm - 4am; Sun: 2pm - 3am

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10. House of Yes

Source: Photo by Flickr user James Joel used under CC BY-ND 2.0

Calling all hipsters and lovers of anything alternative and magical, for the House of Yes is truly a nightclub not worth missing. We will not go into much detail and just let the photos on social media speak for themselves. We advise to come here with an open mind, otherwise, this might not be the place for you. There are various shows planned throughout the week, so be sure to get your ticket fast. It is up to to you to decide whether you want to bring your family here, but this is surely a place that you would want to be in a fun company.

House of Yes

Address: 2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237

Website: House of Yes

Opening hours: Sun, Tue - Wed: 7pm - 2am; Thu: 7pm - 4am; Fri - Sat: 7pm - 4.30am (closed on Mon)

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Experience the best nightlife in New York

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New York is sometimes known as ‘the city that never sleeps’ and its nightlife scene is a testament to this popular nickname. To explore and enjoy, it is imperative that you experience the nightlife here. Not all nightclubs will be your cup of tea, but we are sure that you will be able to find one that suits your taste. Remember to party and drink responsibly everyone!

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