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Bum Bum Bar

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63-14 Roosevelt Ave., Queens, NY 11377 40.745809 -73.900928
nr. 63rd St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-651-4145 Send to Phone

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    5 out of 10


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  • Scene: Latin, After Hours, Cabaret, Gay Bar, Lesbian Bar
Photo by Yun Cee Ng

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Daily, 10:30pm-4am

Nearby Subway Stops

7 at 61st St.-Woodside

Payment Methods

Cash Only


Hidden behind a tile façade with a black awning, Bum Bum (pronounced “Boom Boom”) has the exterior of a speakeasy, but inside, the predominantly Latin crowd is infinitely more extroverted than clandestine. A mixed, decades-spanning crowd of mostly butch-femme couples with a few paired men pack the cozy dance floor as they shuffle exuberantly to salsa and merengue beneath a huge mirror with the Manhattan skyline etched into it. Tables at the front and rear of the room accommodate parties of regulars who may be serenaded by a snazzed up version of “Happy Birthday” from the D.J. booth as wallflowers sip Colombian aguardiente and Mexican Piccala coffee liqueur.