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217 Bowery, New York, NY 10002 40.722185 -73.993435
nr. Rivington St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-620-3033 Send to Phone

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    6 out of 10


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  • Scene: Bar Food, DJ, Lounge, Private Party Space, Restaurant & Bar, Romantic, Swank
Photo by Gavin Thomas

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Tue-Sat, 5pm-4am; Sun-Mon; closed

Happy Hour

Tue, 5pm-8pm; two-for-one drinks
Fri, 5pm-9am; two-for-one top shelf cocktails, beer, wine and hookah specials
Sat, 10pm-11pm; two-for-one drinks

Nearby Subway Stops

J, Z at Bowery

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa


Moroccan-themed lounges are a dirham a dozen. But the owners of Taj have installed yet another one on the Lower East Side nonetheless. Looking to instill a laidback vibe that's more pub than pasha, general manager Christopher Collins plays chill European techno and Middle Eastern hip-hop from his iPod during the generous happy hour. That sense of relaxed intimacy is furthered by the pillow-strewn couches in the four latticed nooks illuminated by pendant lamps, imposing copper lights, and candled lanterns—all imported from Morocco. Whether you're downstairs at a second bar with hanging carpets from the Atlas mountains or upstairs in the lofted dining area, be sure to check out the fusion menu. Designed by Jonathan Lindenauer of Jean Georges, it's got tasty burger alternatives such as spiced beef patties and a merguez sandwich. You can wash it all down with the Katra Sutra, made of Hennessy, muddled strawberries, and sour mix.


Kitchen is open daily until 1 a.m.