The Village Underground

The Village Underground

"Dance, Lounge, Live Music at Former Cafe Wha Owner's Upscale Venue"

130 W 3rd St A, New York, NY
(212) 777-7745 serving: Greenwich Village, Downtown
open:Tue-Sat 9pm-4am

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Bars & Clubs, Live Music, Alternative Rock, Blues, Funk, Soul & R&B, Rock & Pop, Country, Dance Floor, American Express Accepted, Discover Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Shop Online, Visa Accepted, Musicians, Internet Shopping, Dance Clubs, Bars & Pubs, Nightclubs, Restaurants, Community Organizations,

The Low Down


Look Good: Don't bother waiting for the right little boy's or girl's room to open up--the bathrooms are all unisex.

Save Time: Each banquette fits about six people. Splitting a bottle, which average $150, saves time and effort (but not necessarily money), as the waitresses are quick to replenish mixers.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Hard-partying revelers unite at this mixing ground for drinking, dancing and decadence.
by Contributor at Citysearch

The Scene
It's just off the insane, touristy fray of Bleecker Street and 6th Avenue, but don't be discouraged by location--or the drab entryway. Descend the dark stairwell and enter a haven for people who just want to let loose…
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By jaylaa949674835 at Citysearch

Great live band and audience. Really enjoyed my stay at the Village Underground. The DJ was really good and I loved the friendly and fast service. Read More

Best live Brazilian band in New York City
By britbrazilian at Citysearch

Went there on a Tuesday night and was pleasantly surprised to catch the group Brasil Live with the most amazing Brazilian singers I've ever seen. ... Read More

I Love This Place
By SallyD2010 at Citysearch

I used to be a regular at the owners old place Cafe Wha, but I love this new place much better. The music is the same fantastic quality, but the p... Read More

By Irmak at Citysearch

Inexpensive, unassuming, great time! Read More

An Inexpensively Good Time
By MsPositivity at Citysearch

I've been going to the VU pretty much every Friday night for the past year and a half and I never cease to have a good time whether I come alone or... Read More