225 E Houston St, New York, NY
(212) 254-2200 serving: Lower East Side, Downtown

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Banquets, Adult Entertainment, DJ, Beauty Salons, Nightclubs, Dance Clubs, Mastercard Accepted, Catering, Bars & Clubs, Banquet Rooms, Bars & Pubs, Visa Accepted, 21 & Over, Dance Floor, American Express Accepted, Banquets,

The Low Down


The Extras: In addition to a roped-off area on the balcony, VIPs can throw private parties in the basement's vault-door listening rooms, which feature personal volume controls.

Fun Fact: Element was originally built as a bank in the late 1800s.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

The former bank-turned-club cashes in as a Lower East Side dance institution.
by Katie Heffernan at Citysearch

Rich golden spotlights illuminate the classical building--and the club's lines winding around the intersection of Essex and Houston. Through the door are two choices: the thick of the soaring-ceilinged dance pit, or the spacious open…
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Great Friday!
By HeemSmith at Citysearch

I usually don't do reviews and, in fact, created an account just to be able to comment on my experience at Element. I recently went here to celebra... Read More

Total New Year's Eve Scam!
By ROGO68 at Citysearch

I rung in the 2012 New Year at Club Element with my girlfriend and this was a total disappointment to say the least. I paid for Seated VIP tickets ... Read More

By mrrlewis at Citysearch

I am livid about this experience. Most of the items that led to me buying tickets for this event turned out to be a total fallacy. I paid for 2 "Se... Read More

By Emilyc023 at Citysearch

I celebrated my bday last night there (11-13-10). From the beginning, it was a nightmare. Supposed to have VIP bottle service that was paid for and... Read More

Best of Citysearch? WOW
By Momo876 at Citysearch

Where Do I start? I came here to celebrate my birthday 2/12/10 for caribbean night. It was my first time here and I signed up for the guestlist whi... Read More