The 5 Best Karaoke Spots In NYC

The 5 Best Karaoke Spots In NYC

Whether you like to rock out to pop or Motown, there’s nothing more fun than belting out your favorite songs on the microphone – even if you don’t have the best voice. We’ve narrowed down the 5 best karaoke spots in the city so the next time you want your American Idol moment, it’s just a click away. By Carly Petrone.

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Radio Star Karaoke

3 W. 35th St.
New York, NY

212-564-2520
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Radio Star Karaoke takes your vocal night out to another level. Sit down at the vintage bar and listen to people sing on stage or grab one of the nine private rooms and get the party started. Choose from two open bar packages ranging from $20/an hour to $60/person for the entire night. The large private rooms are big enough to fit a group of 40 and cost between $20-$120/hour. The drawback? Their song list isn’t as extensive but how often do you actually stray away from your go-to song anyway? They will most likely have the classics you’re looking for. Order up some creamy spinach dip or take it up a notch and get the bacon wrapped shrimp. We told you it was classy.

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Karaoke One 7

29 W. 17th St.
New York, NY

212-675-3527
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If you’re downtown and itching to take the mic, head over to Karaoke One 7 in the Flatiron. Happy hour goes until 7 p.m. with half priced drinks and when you check in before 6 p.m., you can extend your “Happy Hour Price” until 8 p.m. Sip on a variety of sakes and start singing in the main room for $2/song or reserve a private room for $8/person/per hour. If you really want to get fancy, ask about the party room which includes a private bar, 3 plasma TVs, a disco ball, wireless microphones, a private stage, and plenty of comfortable seats. Now that’s a party!

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Karaoke Sing Sing

9 St. Marks Pl.
New York, NY
10003

212-387-7800
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Enjoy an evening of karaoke from inside a private booth at Sing Sing. With locations on St. Marks and Avenue A, your chances of reserving a spot for just you and your friends are high. They have more than 120,000 songs cued and ready to go – all you have to do is show up. Plus, you can choose from 15 available languages including Korean, Polish, and Hindi. BYOF (Bring Your Own Food) or ask for their catering menu. Just pick up the phone from your booth and place an order. Sounds like a great way to spend a Saturday night, right?

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Arlene's Grocery Store

95 Stanton St.
New York, NY
10002

212-358-1633
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Live out your rock star dreams at Arlene’s Grocery Store every Monday night at 10 p.m. and Friday nights at midnight. Get up on stage with a live band and perform in front of an audience during rock and roll karaoke. We can’t promise you’ll get a record deal out of it but at least you can try.

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Gagopa Karaoke

28 W. 32nd St.
3rd Fl.
New York, NY

212-967-5353
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All hail the BYOB karaoke spot – Gagopa Karaoke. That’s right, bring in a six-pack or your favorite bottle of booze because the only thing you need to pay for here is the space. Gagopa also rewards large groups for reserving their biggest room by giving them 30% off just for booking ahead (Sun-Thurs). With over 20,000 English songs available (as well as Korean, Japanese, Chinese, and many other languages) this place is worth staying up until its 4 a.m. closing time. Start warming up your vocal chords now.

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Carly Petrone is a freelance writer living in New York City.