A venue with a serious identity crisis, Fontana's is a relatively pristine upscale dive bar upstairs and a grimy, low-ceilinged rock club downstairs. The booking is all over the rock map, but the real attractions are the joint's sporadic yet highly discerning metal showcases.
105 Eldridge St
|Cross street:||between Broome and Grand Sts|
|Opening hours:||Daily 2pm–4am|
|Transport:||Subway: F to Delancey St; J, Z, M to Delancey–Essex Sts|
|Price:||Average drink: $7. AmEx, MC, V|
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Average User Rating
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This bar has many levels to it, but you wouldn't notice from passing by. Located in LES near Chinatown, this watering hole has a decent selection of beers to choose from. Semi circle booths line one wall and the bar the other. Head towards the back and you will see ping pong tables and some vintage arcade games. Find your way downstairs and there may be a band or DJ playing on any night. Wednesday nights were trivia night over the summer and it was fun answering random trivia and potentially winning free shots. Free pizza concludes each trivia night to boot. More challenging to get around when the bar gets packed and the bathrooms were sparse, but if you can deal with that, you should find something to keep you busy here.