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Blue Zoo

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8402 Third Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11209 40.625008 -74.030477
at 84th St.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-833-5414 Send to Phone

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  • Scene: DJ, Hot Spot, Lounge, Nightclub, Romantic, Singles Scene, Swank

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Hours

Thu-Sat, 8pm-4am; Sun-Wed, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

R at 86th St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

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This tribal-themed, dimly-lit lounge—adorned with blue walls, back-lit fish tanks teeming with neon sea life, and tribal masks peering out from behind the bar—is the crown jewel of Bay Ridge’s Third Avenue nightlife strip. A velvet rope, pricey drinks, and an attractive bar staff offers a city vibe for the family-dominated deep-Brooklyn neighborhood; a five-dollar cover charge and an arbitrary 25-years-old age limit for guys (it’s 21 for women) reminds patrons they’re still not in Manhattan. As the night wears on, Blue Zoo’s smallish space gets packed with well-gelled and well-heeled Bay Ridge types looking to pair off—and the huge, navy, plush couches become the domain of clandestine make-out sessions between those libertines in Ed Hardy sparkles, a few martinis deep, and their scantily clad lady friends.

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