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Lower East Side Toy Company (The Back Room)

Become a prohibition rebel. 


Through the gate that reads “Lower East Side Toy Company” make your way along an historic path to the Back Room, a true-to-life 1920s era speakeasy.

Inside you will find a dimly lit lounge with a crowd taking their drinks from tea cups, their shots from espresso cups, and their beers from paper bags. Best of all, the Back Room, complete with a VIP room hidden behind a hinged bookcase, was an actual 1920s era speakeasy and, besides the absence of a locked door and password, it remains an excellent way to replica of the underground alcohol scene of the 1920s.

Know Before You Go

Accessible from the J,M,Z trains at Essex Street Station or F train at Delancey Street Station. The bar is fur-free, including trim along the hood of your coat.

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