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48 Lounge

1221 Avenue of the Americas, 48th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues, New York, NY 10020 Get Directions


48 Lounge, centrally located in Midtown Manhattan, is an award winning premium cocktail lounge and multifaceted event venue that specializes in private corporate and social events. Known for elevated service and premium product, 48 Lounge creates the ideal atmosphere for you and your company’s VIP experience. We look forward to providing you the ultimate 48 Lounge experience.
48 Lounge is honored to be working with the leading NYC, National, and International Event and Meeting Planners. 48 Lounge is committed to providing every client with the Ultimate 48 Lounge Experience, which represents Premium Cocktails and Wine, Exquisite Food, and Outstanding Service, in a Luxurious Yet Inviting Atmosphere.
Memorable Moments
48 Lounge won the 2012 Concierge Choice Award for NYC Best Bar/Lounge. 48 Lounge ranked 6th out of 1,400 lounges in NYC in the Zagat’s 2010 Nightlife Guide, its first year open and has achieved the Zagat Award of Excellence scoring 26 25 26 for Atmosphere, Décor, and Service, every year since.
“Working with the team at 48 Lounge is always a pleasure. The staff goes above and beyond. We have had our corporate event at 48 Lounge for two consecutive years, and we will be back again! Full credit goes to the entire team for creating a successful event! The culinary experience goes beyond what one normally anticipates for corporate parties. 48 Lounge truly makes planning your event easy, and I highly recommend this venue!” – Kathy Halpern, Palace Resorts

“The RGI Administration-48 Lounge team is undeniably the best in the business. A great time was had by all, and the level of service, quality of food and drink, and warmth of the staff is unmatched. Thank you for making our annual holiday party a success once again.” – Vincent E. Silvestri, chief operating officer, Rockefeller Group International Inc.

“Thank you and your entire staff for such a great party. I don’t think that I have ever received this many compliments for a party in my life. The food was exceptional, the service was outstanding, and the venue was supreme. Everyone, from young to old (and that includes all of our senior partners), raved about the party. Thanks so much again for making me look good. I can’t wait until our next event.” – Betsy Bookas, Cooper & Dunham
Clients Hosted events for Rockefeller Group Int, Blackstone, Goldman Sachs, News Corporation, Paul Weiss, Condé Nast, Ernst & Young, Ketchum, AllianceBernstein, Microsoft, NBC Universal, FOX Broadcasting, Bank of America, Saks Fifth Avenue, Under Armour, NFL, the Clinton Foundation, and the Polaroid Tribeca Film Festival
Concierge Choice Award for Best Bar / Lounge, 2012
Zagat Award of Excellence 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Citysearch Top 5 Small Plates
TimeOut New York 4 out of 5 Stars
Open Table Award of Excellence
Radio City Music Hall, Jacob Javitz Center, Marriott Marquis, the Hilton, the Schubert Theatre Company, Madison Square Garden.
City Nights L.L.C.
Blue Ribbon Restaurant Group


Master floorplan

Master Floorplan
Space Max. Reception Capacity Max. Seated Capacity Sq. feet Floor Plan
48 Lounge Venue Private 300 150 4,400
VIP Room Semi-Private 35 20 800
Main Lounge Semi-Private 265 130 3,600
2nd Floor Presentation Hall 345 345 5,402
2nd Floor Reception Hall 120 120 2,520
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