Enter on either Orchard Street or Allen Street and you'll find an always-crowded, no-B.S. sports bar with a pool table, a slew of flat-screen TVs, a 50-foot-long copper bar and shiny tin ceilings. The drinks are gimmick-free as well, which is a refreshing change in a city full of themed establishments—think bottled domestic beers and strong mixed drinks ("cocktails" doesn't seem right). Thursday means open mic night in the downstairs lounge. Visit luckyjacksnyc.com for more information.