Must see nightlife in SoHo & Chinatown

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    Apothéke

    It takes a little effort to track down this former opium-den-turned-apothecary bar on Doyers St (look for the 'chemist' sign with a beaker illustration…

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    Ear Inn

    Want to see what SoHo was like before the trendsetters and fashionistas? Come to the creaking old Ear Inn, proudly billed as one of the oldest drinking…

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    La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels

    A snug melange of Gallic-themed decor, svelte armchairs and tea lights, La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels is an offshoot of a Paris bar by the same name…

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    Mamacha

    Although it's essentially a matcha-with-art bar, this gallery-like cafe has made its name selling drinks infused with CBD – a non-psychoactive (completely…

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    Spring Lounge

    This neon-red rebel has never let anything get in the way of a good time. In Prohibition days, it peddled buckets of beer. In the '60s its basement was a…

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    La Colombe

    Spent SoHo shoppers reboot at this pocket-sized espresso bar. The brews are strong, full-bodied and worthy of any bar in Italy (note the cool Rome wall…

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    Ghost Donkey

    Rowdy meets trippy meets craft at this mezcal and tequila house, with vibes of Mexico, the Middle East and the Wild West. If the moon had a saloon, this…

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    Mulberry Street Bar

    Frank Sinatra liked this 100-year-old Little Italy hang, which was also used as a backdrop for scenes in The Sopranos, Godfather III and Donnie Brasco…

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    Jimmy

    Lofted atop the James New York hotel in SoHo, Jimmy is a sky-high hangout with sweeping views of the city below. The summer months teem with tipsy patrons…

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    Pegu Club

    Dark, elegant Pegu Club (named after a gentleman's club in colonial-era Rangoon) is an obligatory stop for cocktail connoisseurs. Sink into a lounge chair…

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    Randolph

    Randolph serves diverse, creative cocktails in an expansive, dark-wood spot that seems perfect for crowds. Afternoons are quiet, almost contemplative, the…

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    Fanelli Cafe

    Cozy, convivial Fanelli is the consummate soak, pouring drinks on this corner since 1847. And while SoHo may have changed over the years, Fanelli remains…

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    La Colombe

    Popular coffee shop serving strong, rich cups of Joe. This location has plenty of seating and a busy crowd, making it a good spot to get work done while…

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    Café Integral

    Refuel with exceptional single-origin coffee at Café Integral, an airy spot with a crowd on Elizabeth St. Tasty pastries are another reason to stop by.