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La Caverna

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Lower East Side
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122 Rivington St # 124, New York City, NY 10002-2302
+1 212-475-2126
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17:00 - 00:00
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Sun 17:00 - 01:00
Tue - Wed 17:00 - 00:00
Thu 17:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 04:00
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Austin, Texas
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203 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place was great. It's a weird underground cave thing with good music and dancing. I was there Halloween weekend so I imagine that helped but everyone was nice and we had a great time.

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Thank TXtourst
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This place made a huge splash on the scene during 2015-2016. If you're lucky, there will be a bunch of hot art kids lurking after a gallery opening.

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Thank Jason R
West Palm Beach, Florida
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192 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Place sucked straight up. Perhaps with dim lighting, some up lighting on the walls, a solid dj, and tons of people it would be a good nightclub. But this was not that or we were clearly there at an off time. It was like a musty theme bar rip off. We didn't even order a drink before just leaving. This... More 

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Thank Scottmoney10
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I have been here a few times since I live in the area. On weekends it gets super crowded and you will come across drunk people dancing with not too much room. I prefer to come for happy hour when drinks are half off and its less crowded.

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Thank Angely T
Saint Louis, Missouri
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160 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

It really gets crowded on weekends. Not enough space to dance and move around. Bartenders serve well and Drinks are mixed well and small bites are tasty. Decors are really interesting. Restrooms can be a little cleaner!

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Thank Ina A
Bayville, New Jersey
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337 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

It was cool, great music, def one of a kind place.on the lower east side... You have to walk downstairs to the cave, of course....weird thing, a guy kept walking around w a flashlight to look at the ground, lol

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Thank jank1959
Troy, New York
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

It is easy to miss, but it is a great basement bar fashioned after a cave with cool cave art. We didn't eat there but drinks were cheap. $3 beers. The staff was super friendly and attentive. Id reccommend it.

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Reviewed 21 August 2008

cool decor food was average

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New York City, New York
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2008

Never eaten here but its a great after work bar, kinda of a yuppie scene but you can look past that since it's just an interesting place. After all, it is modeled after a cave and the ambiance gets better with every drink. Thier DJ is fun! Some might think the

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Reviewed 11 November 2007

This is a VERY interesting space. It's basically made up to look like a real stone cavern. The mostly Italian menu is ok. I would more heavily recommend a visit for the space than the food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 04:00
Saturday
17:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Rivington St # 124, New York City, NY 10002-2302
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-475-2126

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Straddling the bridge between New York’s thriving immigrant past and its modern transformation into a beacon of global art and culture, the Lower East Side is one of the most dynamic neighbourhoods in the city. The blocks of tenements that represented the promise and blight of the Lower East Side immigrant experience now command top dollar for new residents. Right next to old-world delis, 24-hour bodegas, and the garment shops of Orchard Street, you’ll find hip clubs, fashionable bistros, and luxury hotels beckoning at all hours of the evening. If you love nightlife and live music, it’s hard to beat the scene here.
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