45. Crocodile Lounge

Neighborhood: East Village, Manhattan
Address: 325 East 14th St.
Website: myspace.com/crocodilenyc

Repeat after me: free pizza with a drink. Yep. That's what's made this place such an institution. You could bring your out-of-town friends all over the place and they'll reminisce to their buddies back home about how we have "this one bar where they give you free pizza with a drink." So urbane.