Nightlife | Cat Eye Club Purrs in the East Village

Cat Eye Club Purrs in the East Village

cat-eye-clubGood Time Design’s East Village den, the Cat Eye Club, is the ideal spot to “meet for a drink.”

Purring demurely from its cozy nook in East Village, the Cat Eye Club— the latest endeavor from downtown nightlife impressario Ty Hauter of Good Time Design—feels like a scene straight out of the hit TV series Mad Men. The 1960s-reminiscent, Chicago-style cocktail lounge channels a penthouse bar, despite its ground-level locale, accommodating only 50 guests max in its low-lit den. A red bar lined with purple suede bucket stools creates the main focal point, surrounded by red, plum and pewter-colored armchairs, and flanked by a fireplace—giving the space a sophisticated living-room feel. It’s an ideal spot to “meet for a drink.” Choose from a well-rounded champagne list and such nostalgic cocktails as the Old Fashioned with bourbon or the Last Word with gin, while sexy ‘60s and ‘70s Motown and R&B hits à la James Brown hum in the background. Beware of the dress code, which bans baggy clothing and bad attitudes. Cat Eye Club is a perfect excuse to dress up a little, just think understated cocktail attire versus dance club sequins. 370 Seventh Ave., East Village, 619.330.9509. cateyeclubsd.com

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