3. Nitecap, 120 Rivington Street

Nitecap Schapiros-Lower East Side-Underground Basement Bar-NYC

Run by Death & Company owners David Kaplan and Alex Day, Nitecap is located in the old wine cellar of Schapiro’s, a bar named after the Lower East Side wine company that once made 120 Rivington Street its home. Come here for a hidden bar with a menu that offers $4 beers and $14 cocktails, all original though rooted in the classics.