The Lower East Side is bounded by the streets: Bowery, Canal, Houston, and the East River. With this neighborhood boasting a popular and packed nightlife scene, it certainly can get overwhelming at times. Not in the mood to get sweaty with a random hipster from the street? We feel you. Escape the New York humidity and avoid brash people altogether at these low-key Lower East Side bars. Here’s our list of the best L.E.S. spots for a chill night out with friends, an intimate date night, or even a nice pre-game.