Formerly the dance club Opaline, this space now houses a bar and lounge. Relax in the candlelit front room, or take in live music—sounds range from bossa nova to Romany—in the back area. Raki (an anise-flavored spirit) is on hand, along with tapas and meze.
85 Ave A
|Cross street:||between 5th and 6th Sts|
|Opening hours:||Tue–Thu, Sun 6pm–2am; Fri, Sat 6pm–4am|
|Transport:||Subway: F to Lower East Side–Second Ave, 6 to Astor Pl|
|Price:||Average drink: $10. AmEx, Disc, MC, V|