Saturday evening fever is stayin’ alive in New York City.
From a Little Italy red-sauce joint to a Bushwick get together spot, native bars and eating places are placing the Seventies spice again in nightlife with groovy decor and the traditional tunes to match.
“Disco brought everyone together in one room — it didn’t make a difference what you looked like or who you were. Now, we’re seeing a younger generation embrace the music and good times our parents grew up with,” Roman Grandinetti, a accomplice at newly opened Manero’s on Mulberry, advised The Post.
Get hip to those seven new spots.
Manero’s on Mulberry
Named for John Travolta’s Tony Manero, the pizza-scarfing hero of the traditional 1977 flick “Saturday Night Fever,” this Little Italy red-sauce joint is paying homage to Lenny’s in Brooklyn, immortalized in that movie. The restaurant’s tiny restroom is outfitted with a disco ball and photographs of Travolta, adorned with directions like, “No smoking cigarettes or those funny electric things! You understand?”
The menu options Italian staples and drink highlights just like the Grace Jones (a concoction of vodka, pepperoncini and spicy oil for $15), described as a “funky take on a dirty martini,” and the Steph Moves to Madison (a mixture of vodka, espresso and Sambuca, additionally for $15). Guests will quickly be capable to sip cocktails and get grooving exterior on the restaurant’s personal out of doors backyard patio when it opens later this spring with a DJ spinning Studio 54 hits on Saturdays. Guests have been recognized to begin dance events within the backroom after dinner, too.
113 Mulberry St.; (212) 961-6183. Maneros.Pizza.com
Ciao Ciao Disco
An unmarked door in a former warehouse leads into Ciao Ciao, a Seventies Rome-inspired cocktail bar that opened in Williamsburg final month. Open Thursday by way of Sunday, the unofficial aperitivo hour begins at 7 p.m., with pre-dinner drinks and salty snacks akin to artichoke-spread crostini ($10), and prosciutto and melon ($14). Sip a medley of Negronis and spritzes, just like the $15 Disco Spritz (digestif liqueur, elderflower liqueur and lemon soda); and the Ciao Ciao Negroni (strawberry-infused digestif liqueur, Martini Rosso vermouth and gin, additionally $15).
“We have created Ciao Ciao as if it’s the late 1970s, and you are strolling along the side streets of Trastevere on a beautiful day, and you stumble upon a hidden gem of a spot, and end up having the night of your life,” Brad Gallagher, co-founder of Freehold Hospitality, which owns Ciao Ciao, advised The Post.
Beyond the bar, the room opens up right into a discoteque, the place the glittering disco ball twirls and lights pulse to tunes from Diana Ross and the Bee Gees when the light-up, neon-colored dance flooring fills up round 10 p.m. There’s a stay DJ and mirrored partitions, too.
97 N. tenth St., Brooklyn; no telephone. CiaoCiaoDisco.com
Let the great occasions roll. Starting June 16, Roller skaters can be welcome to glide by way of Central Park’s Wollman Rink. The groovy launch, dubbed DiscOasis, will feel and appear like an actual curler disco, with the design by three-time Tony Award nominee David Korins. Theatrical performances, stay DJs, artists and different particular visitors are additionally on faucet with hits like “Le Freak” and “Everybody Dance” from iconic funk group Chic. Grammy-winning Nile Rodgers serves because the official “groovemaster.”
Wollman Rink in Central Park, 830 Fifth Ave.; tickets begin at $19. WollmanRinkNYC.com
This bi-level, 5,000-square-foot bar and occasions house opened final month, and whereas it’s named for the ’90s-era music “No Aloha” by the Breeders, make no mistake — disco is the star of the present. Mirror balls spin on each flooring. Pink halls ascend to the second stage the place there’s a stage for DJs and stay music. The disco enjoyable expands on Sunday, May 29, when the restaurant launches its weekly Seventies-themed brunch. The $45 prix fixe menu features a alternative of mains, together with Cajun eggs Benedict, pancakes, avocado toast and steak and eggs; and one mimosa, screwdriver or Bloody Mary cocktail per meal. There can be a DJ readily available to convey the funk. Disco-themed apparel is inspired, although not required.
17 Ingraham St., Brooklyn; 347-599-0127. NoAloha.bar
Disco Fever Fridays
Boogie down at this Midtown soiree hyped by organizers because the “best disco dance party in New York City.” Every Friday evening since March, Midtown house Casa Events has performed host to a “Latin Hustle” dance class beginning at 8 p.m., which then unfolds right into a full-blown disco bonanza. Prepare for a sea of sequins, platforms, bell-sleeve crop tops and glitter at this Studio 54-inspired nightlife scene. The spectacle comes alive with a real-life Roller Girl skating on the dance flooring and an aerialist taking the get together to new heights. Happy hour begins at 8 p.m., as effectively, with 2-for-1 “disco drinks” such because the traditional Tequila Sunrise and Tom Collins. Meanwhile, MixMaster Eddie D. retains the get together going with a scorching disco soundtrack.
625 W. 51st St.; normal admission is $20, advance tickets (bought 48 hours forward) are $10. CasaEventsNYC.com
Gimme Gimme Disco
Calling all dancing queens! NYC-based ABBA followers can hustle over to West Village nightclub Le Poisson Rouge, which is internet hosting a touring ABBA occasion on Saturday, June 4. Starting at 11 p.m., the DJ-based dance get together celebrates ABBA’s biggest hits, from “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)” to “Mamma Mia.” Songs from Cher, the Bee Gees and extra can be featured as effectively. This crowd comes dressed to get together, so that you would possibly stick out when you coming in something however sequins, bell bottoms or go-go boots.
158 Bleecker St.; tickets begin at $17.36. GimmeGimmeDisco.com
Below the brand new East Village restaurant Brasserie Saint Marc is a speakeasy-inspired bar Saint Downstairs, opening Friday, May 27, honoring the grit and glam of Saint Mark’s Place. Inspired by Andy Warhol-era get together days with a glowing glass gentle fixture formed like a disco ball and neon lights bouncing off the mirrored partitions, the swanky house options floral murals paying homage to Warhol’s iconic prints. Starting May 31, the dance flooring could have rotating DJs throwing it again with hits from the ’70s and ’80s. Expect playfully named cocktails like Holy Water (a melange of coconut oil fat-washed rum, lime, milk, tea and agave, for $17), and Redemption (a mixture of gin, botanical liqueur, Avèze Gentiane Liqueur, additionally $17).
136 Second Ave., open Wednesday by way of Saturday at 7 p.m.; (646) 490-0099. SaintNY.com.