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Ooba: Do you ever wonder what Williamsburg was like before all the hipsters took it over with their skinny jeans and ironic mustaches? Well head out to East Williamsburg (cough, Bushwick) and you’ll get the idea. New to the Grand St. block made famous by the Bushwick Country Club is Ooba, a restaurant/lounge lit by a red florescent sign, the first hint that you have left the ‘burg. Housed in a former fish market, the owners of Ooba completely revamped the space, creating a tri-level lounge featuring a sunken VIP area and raised terrace, ideal for private events. The décor is intriguing, a mix of wood and wrought-iron accents that almost have the makings of a hip resto-lounge, but the pumping beats (even during dinner hours) say otherwise. So do the cocktails—for those expecting an extensive wine list or mixologist-worthy cocktails be warned, these are all crafted with one thing in mind—to get those fists pumping (why else would there be a Long Island Iced Tea on the menu?).The dinner options feature a mix of American apps and tapas classics (sliders meet bocaditos) as well as some more hearty, but inexpensive entrées. Ultimately it will fill a niche for locals looking for a big night out (TVs, tapas and techno, oh my!) but we don’t predict anyone will be taking advantage of their bottle service anytime soon.