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Address: 217 E. Houston St, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212-260-4700
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Buena musica y buena cerveza

Was here to shoot some pictures of a concert. Stayed on after for some bands and to have a beer or two. Some good local brews on tap amd the atmosphere was buzzing with good music... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Was here to shoot some pictures of a concert. Stayed on after for some bands and to have a beer or two. Some good local brews on tap amd the atmosphere was buzzing with good music and a young trendy crowd.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The Mercury Lounge is one of the best venues to see up and coming bands, or bands who are already well known elsewhere, but not in NYC. The stage is low but wide enough where everyone can actually see what's going on. The band has to walk through the crowd to get to the stage, so it's really low key... More 

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North East, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I went there recently to see my favorite musician, Noah Gundersen, at a sold out show. It's a small place, but I never felt too crowded or uncomfortable. The sound was excellent and we were right up front! The only real downside to my visit was that the band mentioned that they were pressured to leave the venue directly after... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Got a chance to hear a few bands at this venue. They were good bands and the lounge had good sound. The cover was reasonable and it was a cool place. Close to Katz deli and the F line of the subway. Check it out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great room, got to see 3 local New York bands neither of them overly grabbed me but enjoyed the experience. Would definitely go back to see more when back in NYC again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Saw a band here I didn't know of last minute with some newly minted friends. The venue isn't that large but we didn't feel claustrophobic at this show but I could imagine it getting bad at a more crowded time. Drinks are $9 for vodka soda so surprisingly expensive for this type of place. Just get beer I guess.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This is the first, and smallest, of the now ubiquitous Bowery Presents venues. Great sound system, and a really intimate space. I always make it a point to take out-of-towners here if there is a band we want to see. Tip: Order your drinks from the small 'window' inside the music space for faster service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Visited here in 2013. We bought tickets online and went here for a concert with Half Moon Run. The place was pretty small but they had everything we needed. A lot of beer brand, a small-sized stage with gread audio-setup. Will definitely viset here again if they have a another great band playing here!

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Northport, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

This is a small venue so if there is a band you like playing it will be a very intimate show. There is nothing special to this place it is a bar with a stage. The stage is low to the ground and you could get right on the stage. There is no back stage area so the bands walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Went to see the band Jeff the Brotherhood, and by my surprise this crazy chick rocked the opening for them. Mosh pit,

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Address: 217 E. Houston St, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212-260-4700
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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