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13 Places to Eat and Drink That Are Literally Underground

Bank vaults, bunkers, and grottoes house some fantastic restaurants and bars.

Humans have been burrowing under the Earth for reasons both nefarious and innocent since time immemorial. In the past, subterranean caverns and tunnels might have provided a safe haven for organized crime or shielded citizens from an anticipated nuclear holocaust. Nowadays, a number of them host rather unusual spots to drink and dine.

From a restaurant in a cave that once harbored buccaneers and guerrilla fighters, to a speakeasy in an abandoned New York subway tunnel, to a covert nightclub that once birthed a cultural uprising against the Soviet Union, these underground spaces are packed with stories. It just goes to show that you never know what might lie right beneath your feet.