Sapphire Lounge

★★★★☆
Old-school lounge that's like a party in your living room.
  • 249 Eldridge St.

    New York, NY 10002

    Cross street: at Houston St.

    Map & Directions
  • 212-777-5153

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Beautiful place, def for the 22-30 crowd. Drinks were a tasty delight!

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★★★★★

Beautiful place, def for the 22-30 crowd. Drinks were a tasty delight!

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cool place

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★★★★★

cool place

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Good times! Good music. Decent service. Pretty chill atmosphere. I would go back.

3
★★★★★

Good times! Good music. Decent service. Pretty chill atmosphere. I would go back.

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Good memories here

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★★★★☆

Good memories here

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Great club! I did enjoy my night out over there; music was fine, the service and drinks were not bad at all. Really nice atmosphere. We were a bit skeptical regarding the door policy though..the first time we went there the line was huge, it took us almost an hour to get into the club. The second time we were 9people and we booked a Limo night out package for like $160 , for 1h limo tour and admission in the club skipping the line (limotournyc) that was a pretty good deal! Anyway Ill definitely go back there!

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★★★★☆

Great club! I did enjoy my night out over there; music was fine, the service and drinks were not bad at all. Really nice atmosphere. We were a bit skeptical regarding the door policy though..the first time we went there the line was huge, it took us almost an hour to get into the club. The second time we were 9people and we booked a Limo night out package for like $160 , for 1h limo tour and admission in the club skipping the line (limotournyc) that was a pretty good deal! Anyway Ill definitely go back there!

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I went to the Sapphire Lounge for my birthday after reading such good reviews online. However, I was EMBARRASSED that I brought my friends here and left before I finished my first drink. I called ahead to ask about reserving a table and the manager said he would make arrangements for my party upon my arrival and that there was going to be a DJ battle that night. While the staff was courteous, the table I was given was a joke and there was no DJ battle. Given that the bar was practically empty (at midnight on a Friday) it was no great treatment to get a table. The DJ announced my name but it was more awkward than exciting. This place reminded me of a cheesy roller rink and I will NEVER go back.

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★☆☆☆☆

I went to the Sapphire Lounge for my birthday after reading such good reviews online. However, I was EMBARRASSED that I brought my friends here and left before I finished my first drink. I called ahead to ask about reserving a table and the manager said he would make arrangements for my party upon my arrival and that there was going to be a DJ battle that night. While the staff was courteous, the table I was given was a joke and there was no DJ battle. Given that the bar was practically empty (at midnight on a Friday) it was no great treatment to get a table. The DJ announced my name but it was more awkward than exciting. This place reminded me of a cheesy roller rink and I will NEVER go back.

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We were there last night (Saturday) and we such a great night. Danced a lot, had fun with the people there and the music was great!!! A little of everything!
But the best thing was that made it special was the staff. David the manager was great. And the bartender very nice and friendly. Def going back there. We left the place close to 5 am! We were looking for a great girls night out to dance our butt off and we had a blast!

2
★★★★★

We were there last night (Saturday) and we such a great night. Danced a lot, had fun with the people there and the music was great!!! A little of everything!
But the best thing was that made it special was the staff. David the manager was great. And the bartender very nice and friendly. Def going back there. We left the place close to 5 am! We were looking for a great girls night out to dance our butt off and we had a blast!

Pros: best staff

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I would have never thought that I would find myself writing a positive review for Saphires but I guess this is why one should never say never.....\r
I was kind of skeptical going into it because I never particularly liked Sapphires too much because I always thought their drinks were too expensive considering they're served in plastic cups and not only that but I don't particularly care for too much rap either and there were quite a few rap artist performing that night. But anyhoo, my girlfriend had taken me to the show because she said I just had to see this lady called Joya perform. Well, my girlfriend certainly wasn't lying about \r
this Joya chick, she was freakin AMAZING! Fo' Real! Talk about a power-house voice!!! She sounded as though Mary J Blige & Patti Labelle had an offspring! \r
Moving on.......\r
Now, I had been there to see her preform but what really shockingly surprised at was just how much I enjoyed everybody else! All the rap artist just had the entire place HYPED... BIG TIME! There wasn't one rap artist that I found to be obnoxiously loud or hard to understand. The raps that were performed where thought provoking, entertaining and not to sound too white or corny, but fun as well. I found myself laughing quite a few times and not wanting to step outside for a cigg cause I was afraid to miss something.\r
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Lastly, the DJ freakin' ROCKED! He kept the entire show BUMPING smoothly. I had actually seen him DJ before and he never fails to impress.(and the fact he aint too hard on the eyes is a plus*wink!)\r
I can't say enough about just how much I enjoyed myself that night.... and I just wanted to spread the word cause if this unhip lil white girl could love it, I know everyone will.\r
There's a show the first Wednesday of every month. You oughtta check it out..... I'll meet ya there!\r

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★★★★☆

I would have never thought that I would find myself writing a positive review for Saphires but I guess this is why one should never say never.....\r
I was kind of skeptical going into it because I never particularly liked Sapphires too much because I always thought their drinks were too expensive considering they're served in plastic cups and not only that but I don't particularly care for too much rap either and there were quite a few rap artist performing that night. But anyhoo, my girlfriend had taken me to the show because she said I just had to see this lady called Joya perform. Well, my girlfriend certainly wasn't lying about \r
this Joya chick, she was freakin AMAZING! Fo' Real! Talk about a power-house voice!!! She sounded as though Mary J Blige & Patti Labelle had an offspring! \r
Moving on.......\r
Now, I had been there to see her preform but what really shockingly surprised at was just how much I enjoyed everybody else! All the rap artist just had the entire place HYPED... BIG TIME! There wasn't one rap artist that I found to be obnoxiously loud or hard to understand. The raps that were performed where thought provoking, entertaining and not to sound too white or corny, but fun as well. I found myself laughing quite a few times and not wanting to step outside for a cigg cause I was afraid to miss something.\r
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Lastly, the DJ freakin' ROCKED! He kept the entire show BUMPING smoothly. I had actually seen him DJ before and he never fails to impress.(and the fact he aint too hard on the eyes is a plus*wink!)\r
I can't say enough about just how much I enjoyed myself that night.... and I just wanted to spread the word cause if this unhip lil white girl could love it, I know everyone will.\r
There's a show the first Wednesday of every month. You oughtta check it out..... I'll meet ya there!\r

Pros: DJ & Talented Artist

Cons: Drinks too expensive

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I went to the lounge for my birthday. I was given 2 table to accommodate for my guest. It filled up pretty quickly. The music was bumping, playing some great hits. and the Manager was awesome, he was everywhere making sure everyone was having a good time. I'll definitely go back there some other time just to chill and have more fun

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★★★★★

I went to the lounge for my birthday. I was given 2 table to accommodate for my guest. It filled up pretty quickly. The music was bumping, playing some great hits. and the Manager was awesome, he was everywhere making sure everyone was having a good time. I'll definitely go back there some other time just to chill and have more fun

Pros: great service, great drinks

Cons: small section for VIP

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The lounge is great for private parties, with tables in the back room. They play good music. The manager is extremely friendly and accomodating. Overall, a great place to be Friday or Saturday night!

2
★★★★★

The lounge is great for private parties, with tables in the back room. They play good music. The manager is extremely friendly and accomodating. Overall, a great place to be Friday or Saturday night!

Pros: great music, great drinks

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Place was great...Great Music, Friendly Manager, Great Door Man and great crowd....made our party even better than we had imagined...only con (drinks were weak)

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★★★★★

Place was great...Great Music, Friendly Manager, Great Door Man and great crowd....made our party even better than we had imagined...only con (drinks were weak)

Pros: Excellent Music, Friendly Manager

Cons: Small

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Music was awesome. We stayed till 4:00 AM.

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★★★★★

Music was awesome. We stayed till 4:00 AM.

Pros: Great place to dance

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Sapphire has some of the best music in NYC. The DJ play a really cool blend of Hip Hop, R & B, and classics

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★★★★★

Sapphire has some of the best music in NYC. The DJ play a really cool blend of Hip Hop, R & B, and classics

Pros: Awesome DJ's

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MY GIRLS BD STARTED OUT CRAPPY THE BUS WE RENTED WAS LATE GETTING TO US AND GOT US TO THE CLUB LATE ' I WILL NEVER USE THAT COMPANY AGAIN ' .I HAD CALLED THE CLUB MANAGER DAVE AND EXPLAINED WHAT WAS GOING ON HE TOLD ME DON'T WORRY HE WOULD STILL TAKE CARE OF US AND DID HE EVER. WHEN WE GOT TO THE CLUB AND GOT OFF THAT BUS DAVE MADE SURE WE DIDN'T HAVE TO WAIT IN LINE AND SHOWED US TO OUR TABLES HIMSELF WHICH WE ALL THOUGHT WAS COOL AND THEN INTRODUCED ME TO THE DJ AND THE BARTENDERS TO MAKE SURE WHAT EVER WE NEED OR WANTED WE GOT. THE BARTENDERS HOOKED US UP WITH GREAT DRINKS AND THE DJ PLAYED SOME STUFF WE ASKED FOR AND SHOUTED OUT MY GIRL A COUPLE OF TIMES SAYING HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO HER ' WHICH SHE LOVED'. I HAVE BEEN TO A LOT OF CLUB'S THAT SAY THEY ARE GOING TO LOOK OUT FOR YOU AND DON'T BUT THIS PLACE MY FRIENDS ' MAKE SURE YOU ARE MADE TO FEEL SPECIAL' SO IF I WERE YOU I WOULD PLAN YOUR PARTY HERE.

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★★★★★

MY GIRLS BD STARTED OUT CRAPPY THE BUS WE RENTED WAS LATE GETTING TO US AND GOT US TO THE CLUB LATE ' I WILL NEVER USE THAT COMPANY AGAIN ' .I HAD CALLED THE CLUB MANAGER DAVE AND EXPLAINED WHAT WAS GOING ON HE TOLD ME DON'T WORRY HE WOULD STILL TAKE CARE OF US AND DID HE EVER. WHEN WE GOT TO THE CLUB AND GOT OFF THAT BUS DAVE MADE SURE WE DIDN'T HAVE TO WAIT IN LINE AND SHOWED US TO OUR TABLES HIMSELF WHICH WE ALL THOUGHT WAS COOL AND THEN INTRODUCED ME TO THE DJ AND THE BARTENDERS TO MAKE SURE WHAT EVER WE NEED OR WANTED WE GOT. THE BARTENDERS HOOKED US UP WITH GREAT DRINKS AND THE DJ PLAYED SOME STUFF WE ASKED FOR AND SHOUTED OUT MY GIRL A COUPLE OF TIMES SAYING HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO HER ' WHICH SHE LOVED'. I HAVE BEEN TO A LOT OF CLUB'S THAT SAY THEY ARE GOING TO LOOK OUT FOR YOU AND DON'T BUT THIS PLACE MY FRIENDS ' MAKE SURE YOU ARE MADE TO FEEL SPECIAL' SO IF I WERE YOU I WOULD PLAN YOUR PARTY HERE.

Pros: EVERYTHING

Cons: NO WAY IS THERE ONE

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Had such a great time! Really cool space, nice dancefloor, bartender was great. Fun atmosphere to bring friends to party. Really helpful staff. We made reservations and we had no problems. Great DJ. My friends and I had such a blast and will definitely be coming back.

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★★★★★

Had such a great time! Really cool space, nice dancefloor, bartender was great. Fun atmosphere to bring friends to party. Really helpful staff. We made reservations and we had no problems. Great DJ. My friends and I had such a blast and will definitely be coming back.

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In May I gave sapphire a try but was dissappoint due to an empty place. On Friday I decided to give it a try again and let me tell you i wasn't dissapointed. First off BIG SHOUT OUT TO THE DJ he play Reggae, Hip Hop, Latin and House. The Mix crowd made it more enyoyable.........Drink were great and affordable..........I will definitly come again.............

2
★★★★☆

In May I gave sapphire a try but was dissappoint due to an empty place. On Friday I decided to give it a try again and let me tell you i wasn't dissapointed. First off BIG SHOUT OUT TO THE DJ he play Reggae, Hip Hop, Latin and House. The Mix crowd made it more enyoyable.........Drink were great and affordable..........I will definitly come again.............

Pros: Great DJ, Nice Crowd & Drinks (Price Reasonable)

Cons: 30% Gratuity on Credit Card purchase

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WE BOOKED MY SISTER'S SUPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY AT SAPPHIRE, WE TALKED TO THE MANAGER AND HE TOLD US NOT TO WORRY THAT HE WOULD HANDLE EVERYTHING FOR US, BUT SINCE I HAD NEVER BEEN THERE I WAS. I MUST SAY HE CAME THROUGH WITH FLYING COLORS. ALL MY FRIENDS HAD A BLAST, THE DRINKS KEPT FLOWING AND THE MUSIC WAS SANSATIONAL HE PLAYED EVERY KIND OF MUSIC YOU CAN THINK OFF AND ALSO PLAYED SOME STUFF THAT WE ASKED FOR YOU CAN'T BEAT THAT. THE BARTENDERS WERE VERY POLITE AND QUICK AND EVEN HOOKED US UP A FEW TIMES WITH A ROUND OR TWO, WE DID SPEND A CRAZY AMOUNT OF MONEY SO IT WAS COOL OF THEM TO DO THAT. OVER ALL I WAS REAL HAPPY THAT I WAS PROMISED SOME THING AND THEY DELIVERD THIS PLACE RULES. I WILL BE HAVING ALOT MORE PARTYS HERE!!!!!!!!

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★★★★★

WE BOOKED MY SISTER'S SUPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY AT SAPPHIRE, WE TALKED TO THE MANAGER AND HE TOLD US NOT TO WORRY THAT HE WOULD HANDLE EVERYTHING FOR US, BUT SINCE I HAD NEVER BEEN THERE I WAS. I MUST SAY HE CAME THROUGH WITH FLYING COLORS. ALL MY FRIENDS HAD A BLAST, THE DRINKS KEPT FLOWING AND THE MUSIC WAS SANSATIONAL HE PLAYED EVERY KIND OF MUSIC YOU CAN THINK OFF AND ALSO PLAYED SOME STUFF THAT WE ASKED FOR YOU CAN'T BEAT THAT. THE BARTENDERS WERE VERY POLITE AND QUICK AND EVEN HOOKED US UP A FEW TIMES WITH A ROUND OR TWO, WE DID SPEND A CRAZY AMOUNT OF MONEY SO IT WAS COOL OF THEM TO DO THAT. OVER ALL I WAS REAL HAPPY THAT I WAS PROMISED SOME THING AND THEY DELIVERD THIS PLACE RULES. I WILL BE HAVING ALOT MORE PARTYS HERE!!!!!!!!

Pros: WHERE DO I START

Cons: NONE THAT I SAW

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I CAME TO THIS CLUB FOR A FRIENDS BACHLORETTE PARTY AND THE PLACE WAS AWESOME. THE CLUB WAS FULL OF GOODLOOKING PEOPLE, I HAD A WONDERFULL TIME, THE DJ TOOK REQUEST'S FROM US AND PLAYED HIS BUTT OFF. HE WAS THE BEST. THE BARTENDERS WERE MAKEING SOME OF THE STIFFES DRINK I HAVE HAD IN A CLUB IN A LONG TIME A -PLUS FOR THEM. THE GUYS AT THE DOOR WERE GREAT TOO THEY KEPT MAKING SURE THAT EVERYBODY IN OUR PARTY WAS WELL TAKEN CARE OF, I ALSO NOTICED THAT THEY DID THIS FOR ALL THE PARTYS THEY HAD THAT NIGHT WHICH I THINK IS AWESOME FOR A CLUB TO MAKE SURE THE GUEST ARE HAVING FUN AND DOING GOOD. I WILL BE GOING BACK REAL SOON.

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★★★★★

I CAME TO THIS CLUB FOR A FRIENDS BACHLORETTE PARTY AND THE PLACE WAS AWESOME. THE CLUB WAS FULL OF GOODLOOKING PEOPLE, I HAD A WONDERFULL TIME, THE DJ TOOK REQUEST'S FROM US AND PLAYED HIS BUTT OFF. HE WAS THE BEST. THE BARTENDERS WERE MAKEING SOME OF THE STIFFES DRINK I HAVE HAD IN A CLUB IN A LONG TIME A -PLUS FOR THEM. THE GUYS AT THE DOOR WERE GREAT TOO THEY KEPT MAKING SURE THAT EVERYBODY IN OUR PARTY WAS WELL TAKEN CARE OF, I ALSO NOTICED THAT THEY DID THIS FOR ALL THE PARTYS THEY HAD THAT NIGHT WHICH I THINK IS AWESOME FOR A CLUB TO MAKE SURE THE GUEST ARE HAVING FUN AND DOING GOOD. I WILL BE GOING BACK REAL SOON.

Pros: MUSIC - DANCE - DRINKS

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I WAS WITH MY BOYS ON SATURDAY AND WE RAN IN TO SOME CUTTIES ON THERE WAY TO THIS SPOT, SO WE TAGGED ALONE. WE GOT THERE AND THE PLACE WAS JUMPING EVERYBODY DANCING ' OH DID I MENTION ALL THE PRETTY LADIES' SO WE STAYED THE WHOLE NIGHT HANGING DRINKING AND JUST HAVING A BLAST. THE BARTENDERS WERE COOL , ONE OF THEM GAVE ME A FREE SHOT OR WAS IT TWO, ALL I KNOW YOU BUYING DRINKS AND THEY LOOKED OUT. I WILL BE THERE SATURDAY SO SHOT ME OUT BALLBRAKER666. THE MADMAN AND I JUST MAY BUY YOU A DRINK "" LADIES ONLY""

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★★★★★

I WAS WITH MY BOYS ON SATURDAY AND WE RAN IN TO SOME CUTTIES ON THERE WAY TO THIS SPOT, SO WE TAGGED ALONE. WE GOT THERE AND THE PLACE WAS JUMPING EVERYBODY DANCING ' OH DID I MENTION ALL THE PRETTY LADIES' SO WE STAYED THE WHOLE NIGHT HANGING DRINKING AND JUST HAVING A BLAST. THE BARTENDERS WERE COOL , ONE OF THEM GAVE ME A FREE SHOT OR WAS IT TWO, ALL I KNOW YOU BUYING DRINKS AND THEY LOOKED OUT. I WILL BE THERE SATURDAY SO SHOT ME OUT BALLBRAKER666. THE MADMAN AND I JUST MAY BUY YOU A DRINK "" LADIES ONLY""

Pros: GREAT STAFF, MUSIC, DRINKS, AND YES TONS OF PRETTY LADIES

Cons: COAT CHECK MANDATORY

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The night i want to sapphire , the place was packed with women every were, the dj kept the house jumping with a mix of all kinds of music which made everyone dance the night away. the bartenders were cool to ,i have been there now a coulpe of times and they knew who i was. thats cool they remeber there customers. the manager and the bouncer out side were a trip they had every outside that was cooling there heel from daning cracking up with there jokes. this place is a must , go and i bet you will have a great time and tell them. I sent you!!!!!!!!!!!.

2
★★★★☆

The night i want to sapphire , the place was packed with women every were, the dj kept the house jumping with a mix of all kinds of music which made everyone dance the night away. the bartenders were cool to ,i have been there now a coulpe of times and they knew who i was. thats cool they remeber there customers. the manager and the bouncer out side were a trip they had every outside that was cooling there heel from daning cracking up with there jokes. this place is a must , go and i bet you will have a great time and tell them. I sent you!!!!!!!!!!!.

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I threw a bachelorette party for a friend at Sapphire Lounge and it turned out to be an awesome venue, great music, and everything was reasonably priced - unlike most NYC lounges. I spoke to David (the manager, i belive) prior to our night out and he was more than accomodating - he set up everything for us that night and made sure that we were ok and had a fantastic time. I couldn't have asked for anything better. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants a fun night out - great music and great people without spending an arm and a leg in today's economy!

2
★★★★★

I threw a bachelorette party for a friend at Sapphire Lounge and it turned out to be an awesome venue, great music, and everything was reasonably priced - unlike most NYC lounges. I spoke to David (the manager, i belive) prior to our night out and he was more than accomodating - he set up everything for us that night and made sure that we were ok and had a fantastic time. I couldn't have asked for anything better. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants a fun night out - great music and great people without spending an arm and a leg in today's economy!

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nada

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My friends and i met there for a drink before going somewhere els but we had so much fun dancing and enjoying ourselves that we chose to stay there the whole night and don't go to any other venue . I don't remember when was the last time that i had this much fun ,The doormen were very friendly and greeted us in with a smile .The cute and friendly bartender served us some tasty drinks with a smile and the drink prices were actually surprisingly cheap for a manhattan bar. The Dj was great and he played all types of dance music , hip hop , regea , funk , soul , disco , pop , latin , house . the crowed was diverse and friendly not pertentious and without any attitude , simply just there to enjoy themselves and there were a lots of good looking people there . I loved this place and i would highly recommend it to everyone\r

2
★★★★★

My friends and i met there for a drink before going somewhere els but we had so much fun dancing and enjoying ourselves that we chose to stay there the whole night and don't go to any other venue . I don't remember when was the last time that i had this much fun ,The doormen were very friendly and greeted us in with a smile .The cute and friendly bartender served us some tasty drinks with a smile and the drink prices were actually surprisingly cheap for a manhattan bar. The Dj was great and he played all types of dance music , hip hop , regea , funk , soul , disco , pop , latin , house . the crowed was diverse and friendly not pertentious and without any attitude , simply just there to enjoy themselves and there were a lots of good looking people there . I loved this place and i would highly recommend it to everyone\r

Pros: intimate,not pretentious,no attitude cheap drinks great mu

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I've been to Sappire Lounge for a friend's private graduation party, and we had a TOTAL BLAST! We were treated like VIPs, and the booze flowed freely ;^) \r
I hadn't heard of the DJ, but he ROCKED THE HOUSE. I'm sure we're gonna see him around again (and again; he was THAT dope).\r
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I decided to go one night with a girlfriend b/c we just wanted to cut loose and DANCE... it was totally HOT. Plenty of S -e- x- y people Shakin' Booty, and the BEST TIME working up a sweat and tossing down cold drinks (which, of course, a couple hottie guys helped us out with!)\r
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This is one of the BEST, UN-PRETENTIOUS Dance clubs in town. The drinks are cold, the staff chill, and the patrons, HOT. \r
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(I also heard that some nights they have a professional musician's open jam session, with players who've played with Clapton, Santana, etc. I'm planning on checking that out some time soon.)\r
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HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

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★★★★★

I've been to Sappire Lounge for a friend's private graduation party, and we had a TOTAL BLAST! We were treated like VIPs, and the booze flowed freely ;^) \r
I hadn't heard of the DJ, but he ROCKED THE HOUSE. I'm sure we're gonna see him around again (and again; he was THAT dope).\r
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I decided to go one night with a girlfriend b/c we just wanted to cut loose and DANCE... it was totally HOT. Plenty of S -e- x- y people Shakin' Booty, and the BEST TIME working up a sweat and tossing down cold drinks (which, of course, a couple hottie guys helped us out with!)\r
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This is one of the BEST, UN-PRETENTIOUS Dance clubs in town. The drinks are cold, the staff chill, and the patrons, HOT. \r
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(I also heard that some nights they have a professional musician's open jam session, with players who've played with Clapton, Santana, etc. I'm planning on checking that out some time soon.)\r
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HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Pros: Awesome Place/ 1 Block from Houston St. Subways!

Cons: None!

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I threw my B-Day party there. Really enjoyed it! The staff was great, Worked with us the whole time. You can get discounts when ordering more than 1 bottle. \r
The DJ was good too! Had some good reggae in the beginning, then some good hip hop, then some mainstream hits, then everything else.\r
I recommend this place!

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★★★★★

I threw my B-Day party there. Really enjoyed it! The staff was great, Worked with us the whole time. You can get discounts when ordering more than 1 bottle. \r
The DJ was good too! Had some good reggae in the beginning, then some good hip hop, then some mainstream hits, then everything else.\r
I recommend this place!

Pros: Staff, Club Manager, Bottle Prices, DJ Music

Cons: They charge 20% gratuity when u order with a credit card.

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I just had my birthday party at Sapphire Lounge this Sat. night. My friends know me for putting together a good party and finding great hole in the wall spots with good music. They weren't disappointed. The place is small, but those are the spots that I like. The music was great. We got there around 10:30 and the DJ started out with old school soul/funk type music and slowly progressed as the night went on. He played great hiphop, dancehall, merengue, salsa. I have a really thing about DJ's at lounges that mix rock and hiphop just for the sake of it but have no idea how to transition from one style to the next. If I want rock I want to go to one place and if I want to dance I'll go to another. This DJ played all the right music for me and my guests.\r
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The staff was so accommodating and friendly before and during the party - it made the experience even better. DJ Ramsey played great music all night long. The bouncer asked me a few times if there was any way he could help - he told us to get comfortable even at tables that were reserved. He said to just relax. Even my friends came up to me telling me how pleasant he was! He kept making sure we were ok and that the party was going well. There were no hassles with my guestlist, the bartenders (especially the blonde one- I never got her name) were really nice, and my entire party and I had a great time. The drinks weren't weak or overly expensive, the music was great, and we all really had no complaints. \r
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Thank you, Sapphire Lounge. I'll definitely be back.

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★★★★★

I just had my birthday party at Sapphire Lounge this Sat. night. My friends know me for putting together a good party and finding great hole in the wall spots with good music. They weren't disappointed. The place is small, but those are the spots that I like. The music was great. We got there around 10:30 and the DJ started out with old school soul/funk type music and slowly progressed as the night went on. He played great hiphop, dancehall, merengue, salsa. I have a really thing about DJ's at lounges that mix rock and hiphop just for the sake of it but have no idea how to transition from one style to the next. If I want rock I want to go to one place and if I want to dance I'll go to another. This DJ played all the right music for me and my guests.\r
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The staff was so accommodating and friendly before and during the party - it made the experience even better. DJ Ramsey played great music all night long. The bouncer asked me a few times if there was any way he could help - he told us to get comfortable even at tables that were reserved. He said to just relax. Even my friends came up to me telling me how pleasant he was! He kept making sure we were ok and that the party was going well. There were no hassles with my guestlist, the bartenders (especially the blonde one- I never got her name) were really nice, and my entire party and I had a great time. The drinks weren't weak or overly expensive, the music was great, and we all really had no complaints. \r
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Thank you, Sapphire Lounge. I'll definitely be back.

Pros: Great music, good drinks, cheap/no cover, friendly staff

Cons: A little crowded later at night

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Bangin atomosphere but the drinks here are really high! The best lookin girls in the city, but alot of Asian girls. I happen to LOVE asian girls, so it was FINE BY ME!!!!! You also HAVE to check any bag that you take and it's like 10 bucks.. So dont take anything with you, and you also csnt wear a hat,,, Other than that pretty great

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★★★☆☆

Bangin atomosphere but the drinks here are really high! The best lookin girls in the city, but alot of Asian girls. I happen to LOVE asian girls, so it was FINE BY ME!!!!! You also HAVE to check any bag that you take and it's like 10 bucks.. So dont take anything with you, and you also csnt wear a hat,,, Other than that pretty great

Pros: Bangin chicks

Cons: Pricey Drinks

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So we went to Sapphire Saturday night not knowing quite what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised to get the red carpet treatment from the manager at the door. He promised a good time and Sapphire delivered. Inside is hot and sweaty and begs for some good a/c but the DJ spinning some a hot dance mix makes up for it. You can't go wrong with the drinks--reasonably priced and strong. Nice bartenders, good service and overall a great time. Many thanks to Steven. We'll be back.

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★★★★☆

So we went to Sapphire Saturday night not knowing quite what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised to get the red carpet treatment from the manager at the door. He promised a good time and Sapphire delivered. Inside is hot and sweaty and begs for some good a/c but the DJ spinning some a hot dance mix makes up for it. You can't go wrong with the drinks--reasonably priced and strong. Nice bartenders, good service and overall a great time. Many thanks to Steven. We'll be back.

Pros: Down To Earth, Good Music, Excellent Service

Cons: Kick Up The A/C It Is Hot In Here!

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Wow ! Me and our friends . Were looking for a great place to Dance and let loose for the night . Look everywhere! practically ,.. Sapphire Lounge ' I am from Holland ' and my friends are from Germany , france and U.S. and we all felt the same ' WE HAD A GREAT TIME !!!!! Cant wait ! to go there again.And yes ! the bartenders were great ! sevice great ! as expected. I would recommend this place anytime to anyone who loves to party ! and be with great people .

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★★★★☆

Wow ! Me and our friends . Were looking for a great place to Dance and let loose for the night . Look everywhere! practically ,.. Sapphire Lounge ' I am from Holland ' and my friends are from Germany , france and U.S. and we all felt the same ' WE HAD A GREAT TIME !!!!! Cant wait ! to go there again.And yes ! the bartenders were great ! sevice great ! as expected. I would recommend this place anytime to anyone who loves to party ! and be with great people .

Pros: Great service ! Bartenders get u drunk early !!

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this was one of the most chill places, The dancing here is serious. If you're not dancing here, it's probably because you're either working, the DJ, in line for the bathroom, or just broke up with someone.

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★★★☆☆

this was one of the most chill places, The dancing here is serious. If you're not dancing here, it's probably because you're either working, the DJ, in line for the bathroom, or just broke up with someone.

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So I reserved a the room in the back of the bar for a brithday party. I even gave a guest list for my friends to get in free until a certain time. But when I got there, there were other people in my room. I was told that I was supposed to work it out with the manager to have that space. But, I already confirmed it through email, so what was the point of confirming it again??????\r
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So my friend talked to the manager and booted the pther people out. So when I mentioned the guest list, no one knew what I was talking about, and thankfully being smart, I brought my own copy and gave it to them. The bartender took it and kept it by her....shouldn't the bouncer have it????\r
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Anyway, at first the music sucked, then it picked up a bit. The DJ could've been better though. I just think it was unorganized and the people looked like they didn't want to be there.

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★☆☆☆☆

So I reserved a the room in the back of the bar for a brithday party. I even gave a guest list for my friends to get in free until a certain time. But when I got there, there were other people in my room. I was told that I was supposed to work it out with the manager to have that space. But, I already confirmed it through email, so what was the point of confirming it again??????\r
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So my friend talked to the manager and booted the pther people out. So when I mentioned the guest list, no one knew what I was talking about, and thankfully being smart, I brought my own copy and gave it to them. The bartender took it and kept it by her....shouldn't the bouncer have it????\r
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Anyway, at first the music sucked, then it picked up a bit. The DJ could've been better though. I just think it was unorganized and the people looked like they didn't want to be there.

Pros: Free before 11

Cons: Bad service, poor management

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So I gave this review 2 stars because the DJ was awsome and the music was good. We went on a Sat night and they had the bongos and rainsticks playing with the house music. It was good dancing...though after 11 it got so packed you couldn't move. \r
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The bad:\r
The bartenders don't know how to make change, so be sure to count your money - we were getting short changed and then over changed\r
The bartenders don't know how to ring on a credit card - so check your check! We got over charged for drinks we never ordered.\r
The waitress was a B*** and clueless...we ordered six shots - she brought us back six tall boys and said we HAD to pay for them. \r
The barback kept banging on the women's bathroom door telling people they had to hurry cause there was line...wth?? What else are we doing in the bathroom...\r
DJ announced coat check was mandatory and if he saw your jacket or purse he would take it...so check your jacket for $2! Well, the girl at the coat check said it was $3....who knows if she was pocketing the extra $\r
The drinks are WAY Watered down...I watched her add water from the fountain to several drinks! So if you're gonna be safe, drink bottled beer.\r
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Nice that there wasn't a cover charge till after 11 and it was only $5\r
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small on space, poor bartenders/waitstaff

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★★☆☆☆

So I gave this review 2 stars because the DJ was awsome and the music was good. We went on a Sat night and they had the bongos and rainsticks playing with the house music. It was good dancing...though after 11 it got so packed you couldn't move. \r
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The bad:\r
The bartenders don't know how to make change, so be sure to count your money - we were getting short changed and then over changed\r
The bartenders don't know how to ring on a credit card - so check your check! We got over charged for drinks we never ordered.\r
The waitress was a B*** and clueless...we ordered six shots - she brought us back six tall boys and said we HAD to pay for them. \r
The barback kept banging on the women's bathroom door telling people they had to hurry cause there was line...wth?? What else are we doing in the bathroom...\r
DJ announced coat check was mandatory and if he saw your jacket or purse he would take it...so check your jacket for $2! Well, the girl at the coat check said it was $3....who knows if she was pocketing the extra $\r
The drinks are WAY Watered down...I watched her add water from the fountain to several drinks! So if you're gonna be safe, drink bottled beer.\r
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Nice that there wasn't a cover charge till after 11 and it was only $5\r
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small on space, poor bartenders/waitstaff

Pros: good music

Cons: bad service, watered down drinks, crowded!

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I recently had a birthday party at Sapphire Lounge and they were very accommodating. First of all, I had a group of about 20-25 people and they allowed us to reserve the back room (4 tables altogether) if we agreed to spend a certain amount at the bar. The amount wasn't exorbitant and there was no cover until after midnight ($5). \r
The music was a mix of hip-hop and pop and the dancefloor was spacious enough for everyone. No one was bumping into eachother or being suffocated. \r
Overall, I had a lot of fun at this unpretentious lower-east side lounge. The service was good and the managers I spoke to were polite and honest.

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★★★★☆

I recently had a birthday party at Sapphire Lounge and they were very accommodating. First of all, I had a group of about 20-25 people and they allowed us to reserve the back room (4 tables altogether) if we agreed to spend a certain amount at the bar. The amount wasn't exorbitant and there was no cover until after midnight ($5). \r
The music was a mix of hip-hop and pop and the dancefloor was spacious enough for everyone. No one was bumping into eachother or being suffocated. \r
Overall, I had a lot of fun at this unpretentious lower-east side lounge. The service was good and the managers I spoke to were polite and honest.

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I went to Sapphire Lounge for the first time on Saturday night for a friend's birthday. She invited a bunch of her college friends so the place was filled with women -- a plus for any bar. Sapphire boasts its dancing license and nearly everyone there was on the dance floor, which although small proved spacious enough that everyone could get in on the fun. I am not much of a dancer but I relaxed on the banquette, which stretched about 15 feet along the length of the wall opposite the bar. The one thing I didn't like at all about Sapphire were the drink prices... although $6 for an Amstel Light isn't out of the ordinary for NYC, I was hoping that a bar catering to the SoHo/East Village crowd might drop that price down to $5 or even $4... alas, that was not the case. RedBull & vodkas went for $9 -- sidenote: I asked for Absolut vodka in mine, and my friend simply asked for vodka... same price for each of us, but we didn't see if well vodka was used in my friend's drink. Sapphire Lounge is a small place and I like it that way. It's perfect for a small group looking to go out and dance a little bit, especially if you're not into the 'scene' at places like Libation and the like. There was no line here and I doubt there ever is. Some friends who met me there ended up paying the $5 cover to get in, but the cover was waived for my group when we arrived either because we showed up before midnight or possibly because we mentioned the birthday girl's name at the door. I wouldn't come here if I had to pay $5 just to get in, but as a free-entry bar I would head back sometime. Not at the top of my list, though.

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★★★☆☆

I went to Sapphire Lounge for the first time on Saturday night for a friend's birthday. She invited a bunch of her college friends so the place was filled with women -- a plus for any bar. Sapphire boasts its dancing license and nearly everyone there was on the dance floor, which although small proved spacious enough that everyone could get in on the fun. I am not much of a dancer but I relaxed on the banquette, which stretched about 15 feet along the length of the wall opposite the bar. The one thing I didn't like at all about Sapphire were the drink prices... although $6 for an Amstel Light isn't out of the ordinary for NYC, I was hoping that a bar catering to the SoHo/East Village crowd might drop that price down to $5 or even $4... alas, that was not the case. RedBull & vodkas went for $9 -- sidenote: I asked for Absolut vodka in mine, and my friend simply asked for vodka... same price for each of us, but we didn't see if well vodka was used in my friend's drink. Sapphire Lounge is a small place and I like it that way. It's perfect for a small group looking to go out and dance a little bit, especially if you're not into the 'scene' at places like Libation and the like. There was no line here and I doubt there ever is. Some friends who met me there ended up paying the $5 cover to get in, but the cover was waived for my group when we arrived either because we showed up before midnight or possibly because we mentioned the birthday girl's name at the door. I wouldn't come here if I had to pay $5 just to get in, but as a free-entry bar I would head back sometime. Not at the top of my list, though.

Pros: Good Dancing Scene, No Line at the Door, Small Interior Space, Not Overly Trendy, Inviting, Good Service

Cons: $5 Cover, Pricey Drinks, Side Lounge Area Is Small and Uninviting

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I went to the Evolve party that happen the First sunday of the Month and had such a great time! The music was wonderful and the dj's really did thier thing..The people were wonderful and I made a few new friends.\r
you really have to check out the Evolve party at Sapphire lounge!

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★★★★★

I went to the Evolve party that happen the First sunday of the Month and had such a great time! The music was wonderful and the dj's really did thier thing..The people were wonderful and I made a few new friends.\r
you really have to check out the Evolve party at Sapphire lounge!

Pros: Great Soulful & Deep house music & great crowd

Cons: None that I could find!

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I went here for New Years Eve. And It was an amazing night, the music was great! The scene was diverse and full of flavor. Real people down to Earth, If you dont like the cliche scenes with the cliche people and your looking for a great place to party I highly recommend it. I party in the Lower East Side and I never went here before but I will def be back.!

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★★★★★

I went here for New Years Eve. And It was an amazing night, the music was great! The scene was diverse and full of flavor. Real people down to Earth, If you dont like the cliche scenes with the cliche people and your looking for a great place to party I highly recommend it. I party in the Lower East Side and I never went here before but I will def be back.!

Pros: Great Music and People

Cons: Only 2 Bathrooms

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I've alot about this place and I finally went on a Saturday. There was only a $5 dollar cover charge and the place was packed. I not much of a dancer but this place you can't help it. The service of bartenders was great, not to mention about the hottest battender I've ever seen. I would definitely go back.

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★★★★☆

I've alot about this place and I finally went on a Saturday. There was only a $5 dollar cover charge and the place was packed. I not much of a dancer but this place you can't help it. The service of bartenders was great, not to mention about the hottest battender I've ever seen. I would definitely go back.

Pros: Cheap Cover, Laid Back, Great Dancing

Cons: Very Small

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I threw my 30th birthday party a couple of weeks ago on a Saturday night, and it worked out really well. It depends on what you are looking for. I wanted a place with good music that also wouldn't be so crowded with other people that my party would get lost in the mix. Although the private room in the back is really tiny (but perfect to set out food, which we did), we literally had the whole place to ourselves until about 11. Even after that, the crowd was mostly from my party, which is what I wanted. The owner and manager are nice enough. It may not be the most glamorous place, but if you want to have a fun party with good music and not spend an arm and a leg, I recommend it.

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★★★★★

I threw my 30th birthday party a couple of weeks ago on a Saturday night, and it worked out really well. It depends on what you are looking for. I wanted a place with good music that also wouldn't be so crowded with other people that my party would get lost in the mix. Although the private room in the back is really tiny (but perfect to set out food, which we did), we literally had the whole place to ourselves until about 11. Even after that, the crowd was mostly from my party, which is what I wanted. The owner and manager are nice enough. It may not be the most glamorous place, but if you want to have a fun party with good music and not spend an arm and a leg, I recommend it.

Pros: Not crowded, Good music

Cons: Parking tough

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Everybody knows about the weekends but now that Monday party has brought the weekend to Wed. so that will be the best night of the week to come thru .......See u in da place...............Supa DJ Exile

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★★★★★

Everybody knows about the weekends but now that Monday party has brought the weekend to Wed. so that will be the best night of the week to come thru .......See u in da place...............Supa DJ Exile

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Sapphire used to be the fallback place for dancing -- always a solid crowd, good DJ, excellent energy. Worst thing that would happen is men who didn't want to accept a "no" answer to a dance invitation. The last time I went -- which will be the last time -- the crowd was terrible (read: unable to dance), the DJ was mediocre (read: we heard the same song four times in three hours), and the vibe was obnoxious. Sigh for the passing of an era.

PROS: good location
CONS: where to begin...

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★★☆☆☆

Sapphire used to be the fallback place for dancing -- always a solid crowd, good DJ, excellent energy. Worst thing that would happen is men who didn't want to accept a "no" answer to a dance invitation. The last time I went -- which will be the last time -- the crowd was terrible (read: unable to dance), the DJ was mediocre (read: we heard the same song four times in three hours), and the vibe was obnoxious. Sigh for the passing of an era.

PROS: good location
CONS: where to begin...

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The music varies from night to night, but you probably will find yourself dancing to some 80s at some point in the night. The drinks aren't that expensive, and the service is good. You do not have to wait a long time, probably because the place never really gets jam packed, but still a good crowd. However, everyone's in their 30s. They're kinda old. But if you're in your 30s, this would be happenin! You can dance, or sit on the sides, because chances are, there will be space... or sit at the bar.

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★★★★☆

The music varies from night to night, but you probably will find yourself dancing to some 80s at some point in the night. The drinks aren't that expensive, and the service is good. You do not have to wait a long time, probably because the place never really gets jam packed, but still a good crowd. However, everyone's in their 30s. They're kinda old. But if you're in your 30s, this would be happenin! You can dance, or sit on the sides, because chances are, there will be space... or sit at the bar.

Pros: Price, Atmosphere

Cons: Older crowd

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Hip Hop night is their biggest attraction. Sapphire is the kind of place where evry one gets up close and is personal in moving shaking that thang! Mostly a borough crowd, go ona night you know its happening or else you might be solo.

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★★★☆☆

Hip Hop night is their biggest attraction. Sapphire is the kind of place where evry one gets up close and is personal in moving shaking that thang! Mostly a borough crowd, go ona night you know its happening or else you might be solo.

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I went here on a Friday night with a large group for my birthday and everyone had an awesome time. It wasn't packed so there was enough space for everyone to dance and not feel cramped in. The dj played a good mix of old-school hip hop with some latin thrown in. The crowd was mixed, very hip yet unpretentious ambiance. All in all, a great place!

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★★★★★

I went here on a Friday night with a large group for my birthday and everyone had an awesome time. It wasn't packed so there was enough space for everyone to dance and not feel cramped in. The dj played a good mix of old-school hip hop with some latin thrown in. The crowd was mixed, very hip yet unpretentious ambiance. All in all, a great place!

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This place was rockin' with some great house music on Monday night. The place didn't get crowded until about 12:30, so come late. The crowd is mixed and not at all pretentious. If you come dressed in anything more than stuff you can sweat in, then you'll be over dressed. So if you want a place with great house music and space to dance to it and you can stand the fact that the smoking ban is not enforced here, then come here on Monday nights!

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★★★★☆

This place was rockin' with some great house music on Monday night. The place didn't get crowded until about 12:30, so come late. The crowd is mixed and not at all pretentious. If you come dressed in anything more than stuff you can sweat in, then you'll be over dressed. So if you want a place with great house music and space to dance to it and you can stand the fact that the smoking ban is not enforced here, then come here on Monday nights!

Pros: Great House music, space to dance, cool crowd

Cons: smoking

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Sapphires on Friday night, non-stop dancing
If you are looking for an unpretentious crowd and good dancing music check it out!

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★★★★★

Sapphires on Friday night, non-stop dancing
If you are looking for an unpretentious crowd and good dancing music check it out!

Pros: intimate size, great vibe, friendly staff

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although small, this place rocks. monday night is the best.

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★★★★☆

although small, this place rocks. monday night is the best.

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Went here for New Years Eve, with the best deal in town. Very cool looking, nice bartendars and bouncers, with great dancing. The music here is great, really nice mix! I definitely want to go back!

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★★★★★

Went here for New Years Eve, with the best deal in town. Very cool looking, nice bartendars and bouncers, with great dancing. The music here is great, really nice mix! I definitely want to go back!

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I've been going to Sapphire Lounge for over a year now, mostly on Wednesdays where a crew called Play throws great parties. The vibe is dope, the space is intimate, and people get down! The music on their night, every other week I think, is dope underground house music and they have amazing guest DJs all the time. DEFINITELY THE HOT SPOT FOR HOUSE MUSIC!

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★★★★★

I've been going to Sapphire Lounge for over a year now, mostly on Wednesdays where a crew called Play throws great parties. The vibe is dope, the space is intimate, and people get down! The music on their night, every other week I think, is dope underground house music and they have amazing guest DJs all the time. DEFINITELY THE HOT SPOT FOR HOUSE MUSIC!

Pros: Great Sound System, Great DJs, Inexpensive

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This place is really cool. Not too trendy and skews older than the average place. Everyone's there to dance and socialize and the mood is always good. My fave night is Thursday with Jazzy but it's the type of place that's always jumping.

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★★★★★

This place is really cool. Not too trendy and skews older than the average place. Everyone's there to dance and socialize and the mood is always good. My fave night is Thursday with Jazzy but it's the type of place that's always jumping.

Pros: good crowd, reasonable drinks, great music

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Anyone who tells you this place sucks didn't hook-up or lost their date ! ! ! There is NO place like this one. All others are imitations. Very social and universal crowd. Truly a place we can ALL be free ! ! ! Thank you Sapphire's.

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★★★★★

Anyone who tells you this place sucks didn't hook-up or lost their date ! ! ! There is NO place like this one. All others are imitations. Very social and universal crowd. Truly a place we can ALL be free ! ! ! Thank you Sapphire's.

Pros: Inexpensive, Made for Dancing, Lots of Women

Cons: No Advertising

 

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