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81 S. 6th St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.711077 -73.965144
at Berry St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-387-5389 Send to Phone

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Daily, 8:30pm-4am

Nearby Subway Stops

J, M, Z at Marcy Ave.

Payment Methods

Cash Only


Alongside the Williamsburg Bridge, Bembe is a world apart from its concrete, industrial environs. Inside, the lounge feels more like Miami or a steamy, fun-loving Latin American hotspot, with a tropical drinks menu—mojitos, rum punch, a tasty vodka concoction marinated in and served from an actual watermelon—and an airy, island-like décor of exposed brick and blonde wood. It's the sexy, ethnically-diverse crowd dancing (some expertly, some not) to vibrant Latin music, spun by a DJ but sometimes accompanied by live drummers, that really makes you feel like you're on vacation. Be warned: These booty shakers move with an enthusiasm and determination—sans attitude—that's contagious.


Check the website for Bembe's salsa, Afrobeat/house, reggae and other dance nights.