5 Fun NYC Lounges for Birthdays

By Kristen Vergine,

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Planning your birthday bash in NYC? In a large city like New York, it can be daunting trying to find the best place to celebrate your special day. With an endless amount of options such as casual evenings, birthday dinners, or a night of infinite cocktails and dancing with 50 of your closest friends, there’s a number of locations that will help you celebrate the right way. Stressed about finding the perfect spot to throw your party? Here are 5 of the best NYC birthday party bars and really fun lounges where you and your posse can celebrate.


1. The Delancey

The Rooftop at The Delancey

Located in Lower East Side Manhattan, this three level club is home to a downstairs music venue, main level bar, and the only weather friendly rooftop garden of its kind gazing out onto the Manhattan side of the Williamsburg Bridge. In addition, The Delancey offers bottle service along with a delicious food menu that will undoubtedly please your taste buds. The venue’s multiple floors can either accommodate to a small birthday gathering, or join together to become one big party.

When entering, guests are greeted by a long luxurious bar brightened by a candlelit ceiling. Surrounding the bar are party spaces including a chandelier lined VIP room, classy window room, and red velvet booths which are wrapped by elegant silky drapes. Across from the bar there is a high standing booth where guest DJs spin the night away, and you and your friends can party to your favorite music. The third level provides two rooftop staircases which leads to a lush tropical open air haven leaving behind the hustle atmosphere of the city. The retractable roof allows guests to celebrate either rain or shine with another full service bar and cocktail atmosphere. The lounge’s downstairs space provides a full capacity live music venue equipped with a private bar, DJ booth, backline, and state of the art light and sound system. With a lot to offer, the Delancey is the perfect spot to throw any size birthday celebration.

The Delancey, 168 Delancey St, New York, NY 10002


2. Brooklyn Bowl

Brooklyn BowlRolling Stone says, “It’s one of the most incredible places on Earth.” The venue offers 2 full bars, 14 high definition screens, the famous Blue Ribbon Restaurant, along with 16 bowling lanes. The Brooklyn-based 600-capacity venue hosts big-name music acts, including The Roots, electronic hip-hop DJ RJ-D2, Guns N’ Roses and Elvis Costello. In addition, the venue allows you to take your bowling experience up a notch, offering VIP seating and bottle service. If you’re looking to throw a unique, fun birthday celebration, head to Brooklyn.


Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn NY 11249


3. Open House

Lounge Space at Open HouseWhen Open House was being designed, Blackbook columnist, Steve Lewis, was consulted for his remarkable knowledge of city nightlife in order to create an elegant party space that combines both modernity and classical styles. This chic venue offers the perfect balance between contemporary swank and vintage old-school providing the perfect location for any birthday party. It is described as “a cordial house setting” where the antique furniture, flowers in mason jar vases, and gilded wallpaper, coupled with the unique flavors of bacon infused whiskey, strawberry infused rum, or blueberry vodka sets the mood for a laid back atmosphere that can be enjoyed by any party goer out there. The homey feel offers an immediate comfortability so plan to dance the night away to a mix of hip hop, top 40, electro, rock, 80’s and old school favorites on the main floor of this lower east side hot spot at a birthday party more memorable than your 21st! Check out Open House.


Open House, 244 East Houston New York, NY 10002


4. The Sugar Factory

The Sugary FactoryLooking for sweet spot to throw your birthday party? The Meatpacking District’s sugary new neighbor introduces a 3,000-square-foot palace of a sweets lover’s dream, offering both sweet and savory American culinary favorites. Opened in 2013, the Sugar Factory American Brasserie takes guests on a breathtaking journey from beginning to end. Upon entering the Factory, guests are welcomed by a stunning retail candy store with hundreds of candy options, from M&M’s and Skittles to signature handcrafted chocolates and treats. Beyond the main dining room of the Brasserie is the factory’s Sugar Suite, an intimate area, perfect for parties of 50 people. Choose from an immense selection of perfectly paired food and drink selections, or design your own package for your next birthday.

The venue offers a mouthwatering, one-of-a-kind menu introducing perfectly implemented classics from burgers to savory steaks, pasta and seafood. Choose from an extensive dessert selection including Banana Split Crepes and Rocky Road Fondue. Guests even have the option of working with the extraordinary pastry team at Sugar Factory to create custom-made cakes or desserts for their special day. Sugar Factory provides a team of world-class chefs that will satisfy your sweet tooth with over-the-top signature glasses such as 60-ounces of a liquefied lollipop libation and specialty cocktails like the Cotton Candy Cosmopolitan and Cherry Tootsie Pop. In addition, the Factory offers crave-worthy milkshakes such as The Barbie, Very Berry Blast, are a tasty indulgence and pair perfectly with Sugar Factory’s delicious menu items.

The Sugar Factory, 46 Gansevoort St New York, NY 10014


5. M1-5 

m1-5 backHave you ever dreamed of a place where you can eat a multitude of cuisines, drink cocktails inspired by places around the world and watch your favorite sports game, all while rocking out to any kind of music your heart desires? Well look no further, M1-5 truly has something for everyone and would be a dream spot for any birthday party. Eight high-definition TVs surround the circular bar and are visible from any booth or table to accommodate the sports fans. State- of-the-art turntables and an in-house PA system set the mood for dancing your heart out. And for those who are looking for an intimate conversation while enjoying the refreshments, there are draped booths, elegant lounge areas, or dining tables of every size. Come out to Soho for exquisite food, tasty cocktails, and the party of a lifetime! Want to have your party at M1-5? Let’s do it!

M1-5, 52 Walker Street, New York, NY 10013


Now you have plenty of great places to celebrate your birthday in NYC. But why not let us plan your next killer party for you? If you are ready to have an unforgettable NYC birthday party, then get in touch with Birthdays and Bottles today! Call 212-845-9750 or book your party online.


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  1. Hi! It’s my birthday tomorrow and I would like to celebrate it in the delancey. If you could let me know more Information when it comes to pricing please.

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