The closest you can get to the complete Beat experience without breaking a law. The 1000+ artifacts in this museum's literary ephemera...
City Lights Bookstore
Ever since manager Shigeyoshi Murao and founder and Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti successfully defended their right to print Allen...
Free speech and free spirits have flourished at City Lights since 1957, when founder and poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti and manager...
Specs Museum Cafe
What do you do with a drunken sailor? Here's your answer. The walls are plastered with merchant-marine mementos, and you'll be plastered...
E' Tutto Qua
The Colosseum is 6000 miles from the corner of Columbus and Broadway, but you'll eat like a gladiator at E' Tutto Qua (translation: It's...
504 Broadway · interesting places nearby
Naked Lunch information
Unpredictable, utterly decadent cravings worthy of a William S Burroughs novel are satisfied by this patio pub tucked between XXX entertainment venues. For pure indulgence, try the free-range fried chicken sandwich, followed by foie gras ice cream with sea salt and lavender. Sunny days call for house margaritas, Southern cinnamon iced tea and/or $4 happy hour draft beer (4:30-7pm).