Top 7 Best Nightclubs in Lower East Side, New York, NY [2020 GUIDE]

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With over 77 venues in New York, there are many places to choose from whether you're looking for a crazy night out or a lounge atmosphere. Don't worry! We're going to list out the best clubs in Lower East Side, New York that you should definitely check out.

The DL

Best nightclub in Lower East Side, New York!
The DL

The DL is one of the friendliest, least pretentious, and high-energy nightclubs not just in the Lower East Side, but across all of New York City. This bass-rattling multi-level venue is fully equipped with an outdoor rooftop wood deck patio with retractable roof where the main dance floor congregates around a DJ spinning popular open format tunes.

  • 95 Delancy Street New York, NY 10002 United States
  • Lower East Side
  • Dress Code: Dress Shoes, Dress Shirts, Jackets, T-Shirts (no baggy T's), Tank Tops (females only), Jeans. NO: Athletic Gear, Khaki Shorts, Shorts, Ripped or Baggy Clothes
  • $$

Hotel Chantelle

Hotel Chantelle

Not actually a hotel, Ravi Patel’s LES spot is named after a French World War II safe house. Hotel Chantelle is retro in design as unmarked doors transport you into Patel’s version of 1940’s Paris. The room exudes warmth as dark mahogany wood panels blend with the black leather pin tucked banquettes under the glow of flickering exposed bulbs, candles, and a gold floral pattern that bounces off dark wallpaper. Cozy up in the banquettes or sit at the bar, where friendly bartenders are happy to explain the cocktail list, which features modern twists on old-school classics. They’ll lead you towards three concoctions: The Pineapple Express (jalapeño-infused tequila, pineapple, and pomegranate), Libertine (gin, cucumber, lime juice), and the Kir Yvette (sparkling rosé, lemon juice). Mix up your night with the attached rooftop restaurant or underground dance club SGTs.

  • 92 Ludlow St New York, NY 10002 United States
  • Lower East Side
  • Tuesday & Wednesday 5 PM – 11 PM, Thursday 5 PM – 2 AM, Friday 3 PM – 4 AM, Saturday 11 AM – 4 AM, Sunday 11 AM – 10 PM
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$

Public Arts at Public Hotel

Public Arts at Public Hotel

Public Arts plays a wide variety of eclectic styles of music, from soul, to hip-hop and EDM, to indie and alternative. Public Arts is the spot to be if you want to dance! Public Hotel features a lobby bar, and Public Arts serves drinks and bottle service on occasional nights.

  • 215 Chrystie St New York, NY 10002 United States
  • Lower East Side
  • 11PM - 4AM Thu - Sat
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Rumpus Room

Rumpus Room

Rumpus Room is designed to elevate the senses, from its lights, atmosphere, music, and stunning decor all these elements make party goers in the Lower East Side wanting to come back for more. Rumpus Room is truly an exotic place for drinks and a night out dancing.

  • 249 Eldridge St New York, NY 10002 United States
  • Lower East Side
  • 10 PM – 4 AM daily
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Katra

Katra

Located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Katra Lounge is always a hit when you’re planning a VIP party. This Moroccan-themed venue is a great option for any night out, with a unique vibe that makes for a memorable experience. Katra Lounge offers a more relaxed ambiance relative to other clubs in Manhattan. Bassy, head-ringing house and hip-hop music give way to smooth, sensual rhythms and beats from talented DJs. The overall aura of this club provides a great atmosphere for those more mature partiers and a great environment to mingle and meet new people. Katra Lounge interior is very sleek and sexy. Glossy black walls, ceilings, and floors play the background for the tasteful amber lighting that is radiated by various fixtures around the tables and bars. There are two floors, the bottom floor is a wide bar area with a few private tables around the perimeter. The upstairs loft is a VIP area with tables and couches.

  • 217 Bowery St New York, NY 10002 United States
  • Lower East Side
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$

Beauty and Essex

Beauty and Essex

From the team behind The Stanton Social comes Beauty & Essex, a grand 10,000 square foot restaurant, bar, & lounge in the heart of the lower east side. The atmosphere of the space is both grand and intimate, moody and effervescent. Various rooms for lounging and dining unfold on two floors, like a large turn-of-the-century townhouse. Each room has its own unique elements that celebrate timeless jewelry designs and upscale jewelry stores. The cuisine, much like at the Stanton Social, is multi-ethnic in inspiration, casually elegant, and designed for sharing at the table among friends and family. Where the Stanton Social”s menu is Chef Chris Santos’ take on cocktail party classics and street foods from across the globe, Beauty & Essex is rooted in a bold bistro direction focusing on the reinvention of modern family style dining that is both whimsical and sophisticated.

  • 146 Essex St New York, NY 10002 United States
  • Lower East Side
  • 5:00 PM - 1AM Mon-Fri, 11:30AM - 1AM Sat-Sun
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

Jia Lounge

Jia Lounge

Jia, which means ‘home’ in Mandarin, is a sleek, sexy and beautiful haute spot in the wildest neighborhood of Manhattan, Lower East Side. Jia is a hidden gem of NYC nightlife scene where you can elegantly chill, enjoy crafted cocktails or VIP bottle service and ride with Euro-house beats all night. Jia is a windowless, 75-person-capacity rectangle on the first floor of the crystalline, 20-story Hotel on Rivington. Ostensibly inspired by 1930s Shanghai, the décor includes floral wallpaper, floral upholstery and floral lampshades; there is a dance floor, a pair of disco balls and a D.J. booth.

  • 105 Rivington St New York, NY 10002 United States
  • Lower East Side
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$

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New York Nightclubs FAQ

What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in New York clubs?

The headlining DJ will usually start performing around 12:00 AM.

How long do DJs play in New York?

The headlining DJ or artist usually plays a 1 to 2 hour set.

What is the dress code like at New York nightclubs?

Guys can wear nice jeans and a form fitting plain t-shirt or a nice button down shirt. Girls can wear jeans or a comfortable but stylish dress if they prefer. Of course guys and girls can never go wrong with dressing up even more – there is no such thing as overdressing when it comes to clubs.

How can I get into New York nightclubs for free?

Some New York nightclubs have a free ladies guest list, and have a free even ratio guest list – free if you have the same number of girls (or more) in your party.

Keep in mind that many New York nightclubs are more exclusive and require bottle service to get in. You can sign up for the guest list on our events page.

How can I book bottle service for New York nightclubs?

You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the New York page.

How much is bottle service at New York clubs?

Bottle service and table minimums at nightclubs can get pretty expensive in New York, but every nightclub is different.

The best way to find out is to visit the events page and choose the event you're thinking of going.

Should I buy tickets to get into New York nightclubs?

If the nightclub has tickets, we recommend buying tickets during holiday weekends and for big name artists. The ticket line is generally faster and shorter than the guest list.

Many nightclubs in New York are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.

Which New York nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in New York.

Which New York nightclubs play hip-hop?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in New York.