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Karaoke Duet 48

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304 E. 48th St., New York, NY 10017 40.75354 -73.969328
nr. Second Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-753-0030 Send to Phone

  • Reader Rating:

    9 out of 10


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  • Scene: After Hours, After Work, Bar Food, Karaoke Nights, Lounge, Private Party Space

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Mon-Thu, 2pm-4am; Fri, 4pm-6am; Sat, 1pm-6am; Sun, 1pm-4am

Happy Hour

Mon-Thu, 2pm-8pm; $4/hour karaoke and half off drinks
Fri, 4pm-8pm; $5/hour karaoke and half off drinks
Sat-Sun, 1pm-8pm; $5/hour karaoke and half off drinks

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 51st St.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa


Forty-eighth and Second is a strange spot for a karaoke bar: there are no Korean BBQ spots or NYU kids for blocks and blocks. Which explains why the east-side location of this mini-chain is so conveniently sparsely populated—no need for advance planning to warble “Eye of the Tiger” here. As with most Asian-style karaoke joints, Duet only has private spaces: The small rooms hold up to four people and are decidedly cell-like; the largest are a little more disco, with metallic couches and sparkly gray walls. Each room comes equipped with a phone hooked up to the bar, so you can order a sochu cocktail or a Japanese snack without missing a note. The song book is 17,000 titles strong, with new selections added monthly.