Lively Upper West Side Nightlife

Visit these Manhattan Jazz Clubs and Bars

Explore the Upper West Side nightlife with exciting NYC bars while you stay with us. Some of the most iconic Manhattan jazz clubs are just a short distance away from the Hotel Newton. Learn more below.

Smoke Jazz and Supper Club

This intimate jazz club is the perfect spot to get close to the action. Seating only 50 people, the exclusive Smoke Jazz and Supper Club on the Upper West Side offers world-class performances seven nights a week, creating a jazz vibe with plush velvet banquets, soulful American cuisine, and a smoker-friendly environment.

2751 Broadway (between 105th and 106th Streets)
New York, NY
212-864-6662

Cleopatra's Needle

Cleopatra's Needle represents the best in classic, Manhattan jazz clubs. This live jazz bar in NYC hosts daily performances, which include jam sessions and open mic shows for up-and-coming and more well-known stars. People stay for the music, but the late-night food and drink options are a nice touch too.

2485 Broadway (between 92nd and 93rd Streets)
New York, NY 10025
212-769-6969

Ascent Lounge NYC

Discover one of the best bars near Columbus Circle. Ascent Lounge combines both classy and trendy vibes with DJs, quality drinks, and magnificent views of NYC. Visiting Manhattan to celebrate a birthday, bachelorette party, or just looking for a fun night out? Their spacious dance floors and seating areas are ideal for large groups without feeling crowded. You can also book their venues for any special occasions.

10 Columbus Circle (between Central Park & Broadway)
New York, NY 10019
212-823-9770

Stand Up NY

Have a laugh at one of the top comedy clubs in NYC, featuring a diverse set of lineups since 1986. Whether you're a fan of Saturday Night Live—comedians Colin Jost, Chris Rock, and Tracy Morgan have made appearances—or enjoy more low key acts, this iconic Upper West Side venue provides an exclusive experience for any New York City visitor. 

236 West 78th Street 
New York, NY 10024 
212-595-0850

The Dead Poet

If you're looking for a calmer evening, this cozy themed bar is the perfect escape on the Upper West Side. The Dead Poet gets its name for "celebrating the lives of famous writers and poets," and attracts many Columbia University students, musicians, and Upper West Side locals. In addition to naming specialty cocktails like the Pablo Neruda and the Edgar Allen Poe, they also offer craft beer, burgers and bar snacks, and other delicacies.

450 Amsterdam Avenue (between 81st & 82nd Street) 
New York, NY 10024
212-595-5670