Micro Brews, Bourbon & Burlesque: A Selective Pub Crawl of the Lower East Side

New York City

  • The burlesque show at Nurse Bettery
  • The line up of taps at Marshall Stack.
  • The seasonal Pimm's Cup with strawberry & mint, Pimm's, Cointreau and fresh lime juice.
  • Two fish tacos.  one grilled, one crispy.
  • The communal tables at Spitzer's.
  • The handsome bar at Spitzer's.
  • The scene at the Whiskey Ward.
  • The bar scene at Nurse Betty.

2 hours
0.4 mi
Guided by Alexis
Alexis Johnson


So you are heading out for a night on the town in the Lower East Side. Let's skip the loud, pretentious I-just-got-my-first-paycheck-let's-get-drunk crowd and see what this neighborhood has to offer. We've got a finely curated collection of five establishments lined up, from craft beer to whiskey flights to inventive cocktails. And there will even be a burlesque show, because, why not? Bring along some cash, your ID and a friend for what is guaranteed to be a memorable night.

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Guide Points

  1. Marshall Stack

    We kick off the night at Marshall Stack, an authentic rock vibe bar (it's named after the amplifiers) with a friendly staff, solid food and…

  2. No Fun

    The name of this place will set your expectations really low, but most people think this is actually one of the most entertaining bars on t…

  3. Spitzer's Corner

    Time to mellow the pace a little. Spitzer's Corner is all about craft beers and good conversations enjoyed on long communal tables while s…

  4. Whiskey Ward

    It's the time of the night for whiskey so we might as well go to one of the best whiskey bars in town. Whiskey Ward offers a rare balance …

  5. Nurse Betty

    Last stop of the night; better make it good. Nurse Betty the right place to cap off the night. The bar is a celebration to Betty Page and…

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