Jia, which means ‘home’ in Mandarin, is a sleek, sexy and beautiful haute spot in the wildest neighborhood of Manhattan, Lower East Side. Jia is a hidden gem of NYC nightlife scene where you can elegantly chill, enjoy crafted cocktails or VIP bottle service and ride with Euro-house beats all night.
Jia is a windowless, 75-person-capacity rectangle on the first floor of the crystalline, 20-story Hotel on Rivington. Ostensibly inspired by 1930s Shanghai, the décor includes floral wallpaper, floral upholstery and floral lampshades; there is a dance floor, a pair of disco balls and a D.J. booth.
- On Tuesdays, Jia throws a hip hop party.
- Expect celebrity sightings; this is New York after all!
- According to a local, Jia Lounge used to be an opium den.
Where is Jia Lounge located?
Jia Lounge is located on the first floor of the Hotel on Rivington on the Lower East Side.
How much is cover charge at Jia Lounge?
Jia Lounge does not have a cover charge.
How long will I have to wait at Jia Lounge?
Expect to wait anywhere from 10-30 minutes depending on when you arrive.
When is Jia Lounge open?
Jia Lounge is open Wednesdays through Saturdays.
What are the best nights to go to Jia Lounge?
Weekends, in general, are the best nights at Jia Lounge.
What is the dress code at Jia Lounge?
Dress to impress! Collared shirt / jeans / dress shoes for guys. Avoid anything that can be considered sportswear (track jackets, jerseys, sneakers, hats, etc). Unless you’re a celebrity – in that case you can dress however you please.
How much do drinks cost at Jia Lounge?
Expect to pay 15-20 for cocktails.
What kind of music do they play at Jia Lounge?
On Wednesdays and Fridays, Jia Lounge plays deep house music, while Thursdays and Saturdays are open format.
Where can I find an list of upcoming events / DJs at Jia Lounge?