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Bungalow 8

515 W. 27th St., New York, NY, 10001
nr. Tenth Ave.
212-629-3333

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8
"Recommended"

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83% would go back.

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Great Thursday Night Out!!

By arielle84 on 3/6/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I used to avoid this place (and all of the 27th street madness) because of the hype around the few celebrity appearances that drove masses of pretentious creepy wall street types and wannabes to crowd this lounge. A friend and I were in the area after the Bridge Art Festival and someone she knew had gotten a table here - the crowd was fantastic! Friendly doormen, friendly staff, attractive crowd, the works! Stayed til 4am and had a blast! Hungover today but worth it!

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143 out of 275 people found this review helpful.

wannabe scenesters; pathetic and shallow

By cureless on 6/21/2008

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • No, I would not go back!

the door guys are not the problem here; i found them charming, really. it's all the jersey and uptown euro-trash wannabe downtown scenesters that give this place a bad name. overall a good time is to be had, but prepare to be annoyed by guido over there.

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156 out of 322 people found this review helpful.

Listen to me

By lucatrippitelli on 3/10/2007

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

Guys, The bungalow now its a classic.... its not the bungalow of 3 years ago, but its still a classic... some weeks ago i have had a good time at the bar with eva mendez.. so respect for a place that is survived and still great! Naturally difficult to get in if the doorman (he is the best) dont like you its better that you leave.

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654 out of 1305 people found this review helpful.

From the shores of the French Riviera to the US East Coast

By jonas_carp on 3/1/2007

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I gotta tell you, Bungalow 8 is a junior reincarnation of Jimmyz or Les Caves Du Roy at peak summer party time - but in a slightly more condensed format obviously. Money is being thrown all directions, like paper earmarked for moneyed party goers. Having said that, Bungalow 8 is still a name in NYC and the ladies are hot - yes, NYC girls, you rule big time. C est la vie au Monte Carlo! I will be back....

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647 out of 1291 people found this review helpful.

Socialites, CHER and Park Avenue plastic surgeon partying up a storm

By eric on 9/12/2003

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

My group of 4 friends showed up and after a look over by the doorman were allowed in. Once inside, we enjoyed some good drinks(albeit expensive) and enjoyed the raucous scene around Paris Hilton, Cher and Dr. David Ostad. The music was good and the scene lent itself to big time partying.

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657 out of 1304 people found this review helpful.

fun, that is, if you can get in.

By Annabelle21 on 8/16/2003

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

Always a favorite of mine for dancing and mingling, Bungalow 8 is more like a party than a club. With good music (starts out with hip-hop and then moves into Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Talking Heads) and a good venue, one can get past the slightly pretentious scene. With excellent yet overpriced drinks (the watermelon martini is to die for) the strict door policy is greatly appreciated by the locals keeping cheesy people in the cold. Anyone who doesn't know the doorman or at least have a reservation is wasting their time. I've seen girls stand outside for four hours and go home with nothing to show for it!

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