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Ronnie Madra
Created byRonnie Madra
New York nightlife guru, co-owner of 1 OAK NYC, LV, MX...

New York City never sleeps, and neither will you at these hotspots

Featured Guide

You ask why New York's nightlife is the best in the world? The simple fact is that this city never sleeps. And there's no other city with this much access, to bars, clubs, taxis, whatever you desire. As owner and operator of 1 OAK NY (with locations in Vegas and Mexico City) I've seen my fair share of dawns. Here are my picks for NY's best nightlife. 


  • Attraction
    1 1OAK
    Ronnie Madra's rating: 5
    As Jay-Z said in his songs, "If I'm not at Butter I'm at 1 OAK" and "started off at The Darby ended up at 1 OAK." It's the only club in NYC that... more
  • Restaurant
    Ronnie Madra's rating: 5
    My midtown restaurant is perfect for a luxurious dinner before a night on the town.
  • Restaurant
    Ronnie Madra's rating: 5
    Blue Ribbon is my pick for late night food, if sushi after midnight is your bag.
  • Restaurant
    Ronnie Madra's rating: 5
    The same owners as Indochine. It's a lil off the radar. Relatively speaking.
  • Attraction
    Ronnie Madra's rating: 5
    Amazing for house, dance, and electronica music. Only go if you wanna dance - this is not a table service venue.
  • Attraction
    6 No. 8
    Ronnie Madra's rating: 5
    Amy Sacco. 'Nuff said. (For the uninitiated: this is the NYC's nightlife queen, owner of the legendary Bungalow 8 and Lot 61.)
  • Restaurant
    Ronnie Madra's rating: 5
    Blue Ribbon is where to go for a late night meal.
  • Hotel
    Ronnie Madra's rating: 5
    In Tribeca, the Greenwich Hotel has a great pool, the restaurant Locanda Verde with chef Andrew Carmelini, and a great courtyard for lunch.
  • Hotel
    Ronnie Madra's rating: 5
    I love hotels that have a comfortable feel, lighting, lobby culture, excellent food and a wine list. I love the Mercer because the lobby is amazing. Juice is by Organic Avenue and... more
  • Attraction
    Ronnie Madra's rating: 5
    Great view, great cocktails. You can have a conversation and also a boogie.