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  • The Nuyorican Poets Cafe


    Ticket/Drink Specials:

    $20 for 2 tickets + 2 drinks to select events 
    $25 for a bucket of 5 beers
    $25-$30 for one bottle of wine

    Seating Special: Friday Night Poetry Slam:

    $30 for 1 front-row ticket + 1 drink
    $60 for 2 front-row tickets + 2 drinks

    Welcome to The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, a cultural icon
    on New York’s Lower East Side since 1973.

    “The Cafe is the most integrated place on the planet”
    – Allen Ginsberg
    The Nuyorican presents groundbreaking works of literature, music, theater, performance art, poetry slam, Hip-Hop, visual art and champions established as well as rising artists from every background imaginable for ALL AGES. To find out more about the Cafe, see our Program pages, check out our calendar and come on down to the biggest little stage on earth.

    All of our programs take place in a ground-floor performance space, which is ADA-compliant and accessible via a wheelchair ramp.
    To find out more, please email: info@nuyorican.org or call the office at (212)-505-8183.

    Special Thanks

    Our programming is made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; The National Endowment for the Arts; The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; Councilwoman Rosie Mendez; The New York City Council and The Booth Ferris Foundation.


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