▷ The 40 Best Bars in Midtown Manhattan Right Now [2022 UPDATE] (2023)

Are you looking for the best bars in Midtown Manhattan? Then you’ve come to the right place – because I’ll show you the hottest speakeasy bars, pubs, wine bars and small venues where New Yorkers hang out. The choice of bars in Midtown is huge – so there’s bound to be something for you!

To help you quickly and easily see which spot is near you, you can find all of Midtown’s bars on an interactive map. And if you love rooftop bars as much as I do, check out the best rooftops in Midtown.

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    Ardesia Wine Bar

    Wine Bars inHell's Kitchen

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    Ardesia Wine Bar is one of my favorite spots in Hells Kitchen: not only do you have a great selection of wines (aha), but also a stylish ambiance and really good food at the same time. Be sure to try the Garlic Shrimp Skewers and the Mozzarella & Bacon Sandwich!

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    Connolly's Pub & Restaurant

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    The bar Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant is an Irish pub like it is in the book and is for me one of the best pubs in New York. A huge, rustic bar, lots of colourful taps and tons of good whiskey immediately attract attention. The kitchen is also excellent. The burgers are a blast!

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    Dear Irving on Hudson

    Bar inHell's Kitchen

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    The bar Dear Irving on Hudson is a real insider tip. Located very close to Times Square, you can look down on Manhattan’s “urban canyons” from here and be relatively undisturbed. The bar is small and cozy and not yet as crowded as many others in the neighborhood. The cocktail menu is not that big, but the cocktails are really good.

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    Electric Lemon

    Rooftop Bar inHudson Yards

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    On the 24th floor of the Equinox Hotel in the Hudson Yards you will find the rooftop bar Electric Lemon – I myself have been here several times and am thrilled every time. The atmosphere here is very special and the view over the Hudson River at sunset is amazing.

    The first area of the Electric Lemon Rooftop Bar consists of several lounge furniture and tables, then you will immediately notice the stylish outdoor bar and glass fireplace (and the view of The Vessel), which really comes into its own in the evening. Add to that a huge wire sculpture and a water basin – really nice!

    The larger area with lots of comfy lounge chairs is the part where you probably spend the most time. Especially if you’ve been out on the High Line, the Electric Lemon Rooftop Bar is a really nice spot to relax. They make you pay for it, too: Cocktails cost $19.

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    Equinox Hotel

    Hotels & Accommodations inHudson Yards

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    5 Stars | The Equinox Hotel at Hudson Yards is one of the newest and most trendy hotels in New York, and we were lucky enough to stay there for two days. The highlight (apart from the hotel itself) is the rooftop bar and lounge overlooking the Hudson River. Spectacular.

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    NoMad Bar

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    There’s only one burger on the menu, and it’s got it. Super tasty fries, fantastic meat and all this with a great view down to the bar. To get into the NoMad Bar you have to sneak behind a curtain as you cross through the restaurant dining room. So it’s almost a speakeasy bar that made it on our list of the most beautiful bars in NYC.

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    Refinery Rooftop

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    A very small rooftop bar very close to Bryant Park with a nice view of the Empire State Building is the Refinery Rooftop from the Refinery Hotel. This two-story rooftop bar in Midtown isn’t particularly large, but it certainly has its appeal due to the combination of location and quality of the cocktails.

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    The Dawson

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    The Dawson is a bar in Midtown Manhattan, which is very stylishly decorated and serves first-class cocktails. It is located not far from 5th Avenue, Bryant Park and Rockefeller Center, so it is very easy to get there.

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    230 Fifth Rooftop Bar

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    230 Fifth is arguably the most famous rooftop bar in New York City. It is well known for its stunning views of the Empire State Building great cocktails and large outside seating area. Whether in summer or winter, the 230 Fifth is always a good idea. The sunset is always enchanting and in the winter cuddled under blankets and heated mushrooms has also something to sit.

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    American Whiskey

    Bar inChelsea

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    In the Tribeca or Chelsea areas of NYC, you’ll find American Whiskey locations. Unlike other sports bars you’ve ever visited, this venue allows guests to slug whiskey inside of a three-story booze lodge. Fans love the main bar, which is leather and oak accented, and the mounted bison heads and 36 flatscreen TVs. Just be sure to bring your A-game because this place offers one to two-ounce shots of over 100 different types of domestic whiskey. Basketball fans will enjoy their NCAA specials, so don’t forget to inquire about those!

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    BAR 54 Rooftop

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    One of the most popular rooftop bars in Times Square is Bar 54, located on the roof of the Hyatt Times Square Hotel New York, on the 54th floor (hence the name), where you can enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city. The Bar 54 is also a lounge, so you can go there even if the weather is not so good.

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    Bathtub Gin

    Bar inChelsea

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    A great bar with a great selection of cocktails and gins. On the menu you will find small dishes like crispy calamari, grilled chicken or burrata.

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    Bill's Bar and Burger

    Burger Spot inMidtown Manhattan

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    This bar is one of the places that are one of our little highlights in NYC. As the name suggests, you can get tasty burgers and excellent beer here. The list of beers that are drafted or bottled is as long as the list of burgers. And all this at a fair price.

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    Bounce Sporting Club

    Bar inFlatiron District

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    Anyone looking for a more swanky spot to watch March Madness in NYC should check out the Bounce Sporting Club. Located on W 21st Street, this venue is home to 30 HD flatscreen TVs and a 4,000-square-feet lounge area. So, if you’re looking for a larger place to watch the games during the pandemic, consider this spacious sports bar that offers creative cocktails and pub foods with a twist.

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    Cantina Rooftop

    Rooftop Bar inHell's Kitchen

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    In the Cantina Rooftop Bar you feel like in the Caribbean, surrounded by tropical plants you eat delicious guacamole and drink very well made cocktails with classical Mexican music. Besides tequila in every variation, there is a large selection of other delicious drinks: Try the Cantina Margarita.

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    Cibar

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    The Cibar close to Union Square is one of those hidden little bars that do not really look like anything from the outside. However, if you are inside and want to have one of their delicious drinks (I’m not a rum lover, but on the bartender’s recommendation I tried the “Hedo Rick“. Crazy!) you know what I mean! The Cibar is really a nice bar in New York!

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    Connolly's Pub & Restaurant

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    The bar Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant is an Irish pub like it is in the book and is for me one of the best pubs in New York. A huge, rustic bar, lots of colourful taps and tons of good whiskey immediately attract attention. The kitchen is also excellent. The burgers are a blast!

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    Connolly's Pub & Restaurant

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    The bar Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant is an Irish pub like it is in the book and is for me one of the best pubs in New York. A huge, rustic bar, lots of colourful taps and tons of good whiskey immediately attract attention. The kitchen is also excellent. The burgers are a blast!

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    Cornerstone Tavern

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    In Midtown East, you’ll find the Cornerstone Tavern, which is a well-known local spot for Kansas fans who will no doubt fill the place up to watch the Jayhawks. It’s been rumored that Xan Garcia, the owner, wants to place some big screens outside, but she first needs to ensure that the city is on board with that plan. If their newest plan doesn’t come to fruition, you can expect the same service from years past, including deals on seven-pint beer towers and the fan-favorite onion dip with Old Bay chips.

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    Dear Irving

    Bar inGramercy

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    Dear Irving on Hudson is an absolute secret in the city located on the 40th & 41st floor inside the Aliz Hotel. In the middle of Times Square, this bar pairs the glimpse of the city lights and skyline views with the best cocktails in town.

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    Fitzgerald's Pub

    Irish Restaurant inGramercy

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    Fitzgerald’s pub is one of the most popular Irish pubs in NYC and is known for having a great atmosphere to watch sports, listen to music or have a pint with friends. The menu features all of your favorite pub foods like wings, burgers and fries. But, if you’re looking for something different, they also offer a great selection of salads and sandwiches. Also, don’t forget to try their famous fish and chips!

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    Gabby O'Hara's

    Irish Restaurant inMidtown Manhattan

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    Gabby O’Haras is a classic Irish Restaurant and pub located in the heart of Times Square. This spot is a favorite for tourists and locals alike, as it offers a little bit of everything – from Irish food to live music and even karaoke! The menu features all Irish classics like shepherd’s pie, boxty, bangers, and mash. Plus, they have a great selection of beers on tap – perfect for washing down your meal! Make sure to try the beef stew as they’re famous for it!

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    Gallow Green Rooftop Garden

    Rooftop Bar inChelsea

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    Gallow Green is a unique rooftop bar located above McKittrick Hotel. What makes it so special is its quaint and green atmosphere. The whole bar is overgrown with foliage and certainly does its name justice: It looks like a garden! Not to be forgotten are the delicious drinks that are served there. It’s even listed in our Rooftop Bar Guide as one of the 43 Best Rooftop Bars in New York.

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    Haven Rooftop & Restaurant

    Rooftop Bar inTheatre District

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    In the heart of the Theatre District on Times Square you will find the Haven Rooftop & Restaurant. It is on the 10th floor of the Sanctuary Hotel at 47th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue and offers you a sensational perspective. Although it is in Times Square, it is surprisingly quiet. I love the mix of “being in the middle of the city” and “still having peace and quiet” – and that’s exactly what you can expect there.

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    Jack Doyle's

    Bar inGarment District

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    We went to Jack Doyle’s before the New York Knicks game, because it is only two blocks from Madison Square Garden (and three blocks from the Empire State Building). If you are looking for a wonderful, normal pub with great burgers and nice people, there is hardly a way around them!

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    Le Bain Rooftop Bar

    Rooftop Bar inChelsea

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    Le Bain Rooftop Bar ranks high among the best clubs and rooftop bars in NYC. A good cocktail will cost you around 12 dollars and entry is free, meaning that prices are not as outlandish as in some other popular NYC nightclubs. Defintiely worth a visit, especially if you are looking for an awesome view over Manhattan!

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    Molly's Pub

    Bar inGramercy

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    Only three blocks from Madison Square Park towards the East Village you will find Molly’s Pub, which is one of our absolute favourites. We have been fans of this pub for a long time, we have been coming here regularly since our first visits to New York. It is super-authentic and radiates everything you would expect from a real Irish Pub (including sawdust on the floor!).

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    Monarch Rooftop

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    I have a great rooftop bar for you: the Monarch Rooftop Lounge. It is not only beautifully designed, consists of one of the most beautiful lounges in town and an outdoor area, but also offers you a sensational view of the Empire State Building. So if you are looking for a spot where good food, fair prices (!) and relaxed music come together, then the Monarch Rooftop Lounge should be on your myNY list.

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    Mulligan's Pub

    Irish Restaurant inMurray Hill

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    Located in the heart of Murray Hill, only a few steps away from Grand Central Station is Mulligans Authentic Irish pub. This is one of the best places in NYC to enjoy a pint of Guinness and some traditional Irish comfort food. The menu features all of your favorite dishes like shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, bangers and mash, and more. Don’t forget to try their famous Mulligan burger, which comes topped with bacon and cheddar cheese. So, whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a place to watch the game, Mulligans Pub is the perfect spot!

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    On the Rocks

    Bar inHell's Kitchen

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    You can choose your favourite from over 300 whiskeys. The barkeepers know their way around sensationally well and can mix really good cocktails with them. Beer lovers will not be left out either: over 125 beers are on the menu.

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    Ophelia Lounge NYC

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    Ophelia is one of the newest additions to the local bar scene in Midtown East. The beautiful bar in NYC comes with 360-degree views of the East River and Manhattan skyline. Here we were sceptical at first, because after the new opening a huge PR wave started. Everyone was talking about how great and good Ophelia is. Even though we were in NYC at that exact time, we wanted to wait for the first wave of euphoria and so we were there only recently. The Ophelia is on our best list because they surprised us positively: great drinks, a very nice and harmonious interior and a wonderful view. A tiny little area is even open like a rooftop bar – what more could you want?

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    Oscar Wilde

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    Even though we like it clean and neat when it comes to interior design, Oscar Wilde is a must and had to make its appearance on our list of the most beautiful bars in NYC. Even if I felt overstimulated after 2 hours of being there: the place is definitely worth a visit!

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    P.J. Carney’s Pub

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    This pub was recommended to us by some locals when we asked about the best pub in the neighborhood. Just north of the Theatre District, you’ll find friendly staff, a great selection of beers, and the best fish and chips you’ve ever had in a pub! Simply a wonderful place to relax and have a beer!

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    Paddy Reilly’s

    Bar inKips Bay

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    Here, you drink Guinness on tap. Do not even ask for a bottled beer. It’s pretty rustic but absolutely Irish. Every St. Patrick’s Day here is considered a great time.

    The Paddy Reilly’s is a delightful, cozy Irish pub, with live music on most nights. You will love it being here because the atmosphere is very welcoming and relaxing.

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    Peak Lounge Bar

    Bar inHudson Yards

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    Above the observation deck Edge, in addition to the restaurant, there is an elegant and very stylish bar, which not only prepares first-class cocktails and drinks, but the view is also sensational.

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    Salon de Ning im The Peninsula Hotel

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    Especially in the evening a visit to the Rooftopbar is a highlight: the lights of the city shine, the many cars on 5th Avenue are in constant motion and you enjoy the silence in airy heights and you have spectacular views of two of the most famous sights of the Big Apple: the probably most famous shopping mile of the world “5th Avenue” and the green lung of Manhattan – Central Park.

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    Scallywag's Irish Pub

    Bar inHell's Kitchen

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    Bright red on the outside, Irish on the inside! Also Scallywag’s definitely belongs on our best list. It’s a classic pub as it is written in the book: nice and friendly bartenders, a good selection of beers and great bar food – and all this at a fair price. Not for nothing is it firmly in the hands of the locals!

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    SERRA by Birreria

    Rooftop Bar inFlatiron District

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    On the roof of the EATALY you can not only drink home-brewed beer, but also eat wonderfully. It is – not surprisingly – typically Italian and on a high level: there are sandwiches with Portobello mushrooms and Taleggio cheese, antipasti and many other delicious things.

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    SixtyFive Rooftop & Lounge

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    Due to its great location you can look almost 50 kilometres (!) in good weather – in several directions: north, west and south. By the way, the SixtyFive Bar and Rooftop-Lounge is NOT open on weekends! Attention: there is a dress code: Jeans & Jacket are ok, Sneakers and Basecaps are not.

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    Sky Room

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    One of the hippest lounges in New York is located at over 120 meters (400 feet) on the roof of the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Times Square. The name says it all: from here you can enjoy a sensational view of just about anything you want, from Times Square to Hudson to the Empire. Thanks to the 360 degree view!

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    Skyline Rooftop Bar & Lounge

    Rooftop Bar inHell's Kitchen

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    The Skyline Rooftop on top of the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New York hotel is one of the few rooftop bars in Hell’s Kitchen. It’s just one block from Macy’s and two blocks from Hudson Yards, and the view from here is really special!

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    Spyglass Rooftop Bar

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    If you’re looking for a rooftop bar with a fantastic view of the Empire State Building, you should not only think of the 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar but also of the Bar Spyglass. You will find it on the 2nd floor of the Archer Hotel in Midtown and it is also perfect for cold days (autumn & winter!) because it has a great indoor area.

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    Tap Haus 33

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    Tap Haus 33 is a gastropub that’s located in Midtown and that has more than 40 beers on tap. During March Madness, catch your favorite team on one of the numerous big screens while chowing down on foods and sipping drinks that are half price!

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    Tara Rose

    American Restaurant inKips Bay

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    American restaurant and a really good cocktail bar at the same time – that’s exactly what Tara Rose is! There is a good selection of burgers, sandwiches and salads. I can recommend the Greek Fries with mint and feta and the Steak & Potatoes. Just awesome!

    My tip: go to happy hour at Tara Rose – always Monday to Thursday from 1pm to 7pm.

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    Tavern29

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    Tavern29 is a pub whose roof has been converted into an American beer garden. Here you will surely find something you like: Choose from beer, wine, scotch, whiskey or canapés. By the way, Tavern 29 also offers two Happy Hours!

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    The Campbell Apartment

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    This small bar inside Grand Central Station just got newly renovated and is one of the hidden secrets of the Grand Central Station.

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    The Flatiron Room

    Bar inGramercy

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    With relaxed live jazz you can choose from a very extensive whiskey repertoire (600 varieties!). What we hadn’t seen before is their program “Bottle Keep”. If you like a whiskey, you can buy the bottle and have it stored – of course labelled – to enjoy your bottle of whiskey again next time.

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    The Heights

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    The Heights is a rooftop bar in Midtown in the immediate vicinity of the Empire State Building. The highlight? A glass floor that lets you look down 90 degrees!

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    The Landmark Tavern

    Irish Restaurant inHell's Kitchen

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    The Landmark Tavern is a historic NYC pub that first opened in 1868. This Irish pub was once a favorite of many famous writers, actors, and politicians, at one time even serving as a speakeasy. The current owner has kept the original charm of the building while also adding some of his own touches, like the large mahogany bar and stained glass windows. Make sure to stop in and enjoy its historic charm with local favorites like the chicken rollatelli.

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    The Long Room

    Irish Restaurant inTheatre District

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    The Long Room is a mix of a club atmosphere featuring elements of the classic Irish pub. With a large selection of imported and craft beers on tap, as well as an extensive whisky menu, this bar is perfect for those who want to experience a bit of everything. The food menu includes Irish staples like shepherd’s pie and fish and chips, as well as American favorites like burgers and pizza. Plus, they have live music every night. Make sure to try the Bavarian Uber Pretzel and the Skillet Roasted Chicken when you visit!

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    The Lookup Rooftop

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    The Lookup is one of the newest rooftop bars in Midtown and a real insider tip! It is wonderfully uncomplicated, not so crowded yet and you have a great view of the Empire State Building.

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    The Perfect Pint

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    In front of the wooden facade of the Irish Pub’s The Perfect Pint hangs an oversized three-dimensional mockup of a filled pint. In the multi-storey pub you will find brick walls, bar stools partly made from old beer barrels and 40 draught beers. Perfect to enjoy the really good food. The Perfect Pint is available twice in Midtown, the East Side location even has a rooftop bar.

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    The Playwright Irish Pub

    Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    The pub has everything that a real Irish pub should have: a great long bar, sports broadcasts, a good selection of Irish whiskeys and delicious burgers. In short: a sensational bar.

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    The Press Lounge

    Rooftop Bar inHell's Kitchen

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    When it comes to the best rooftop bars in NYC, The Press Lounge is a place you have to visit to enjoy a drink. On top of the Ink48 Hotel, this gorgeous bar offers stunning views of Manhattan and the Hudson River.

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    The Skylark

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    You think the rooftop bar season is over in late autumn and winter? Not in New York! With the rooftop bar “The Skylark” in the Garment District you can enjoy fresh air and great views of the New York City canyons even in the cold season.

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    The Tippler

    Bar inChelsea

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    The classic New York cocktail bar is located at Chelsea Market. Here you can get very innovative drinks – try the Monkey Business with whiskey, walnut and banana. For the small hunger there are sandwiches and salads.

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    Twins Irish Pub

    Irish Restaurant inGarment District

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    Twins Irish Pub is a dark-wooded, cozy Irish pub that is one of the best in NYC. The menu features all of your classic Irish favorites, as well as some unique dishes like Guinness Braised Short Ribs and Corned Beef Hash. If you’re looking for a great happy hour spot, this is the place for you! Grab one of their famous pork sandwiches and a beer to enjoy your afternoon or evening.

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    Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    On the 30th floor of the Kimberly Hotel you will find the rooftop bar and lounge “Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel”. Located in midtown, you have a spectacular view of one of the most beautiful buildings in New York: the Chrysler Building. Not all rooftop bars offer a limitless panoramic view, but the “Upstairs” can offer it.

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    Versa NYC

    Rooftop Bar inMidtown Manhattan

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    Versa NYC is a Rooftop Bar and Restaurant located inside The Renaissance Hotel in Midtown NYC and provides beautiful views of the city and the Empire State Building. The outdoor portion of the bar is relatively small compared to other rooftop bars, but it is quite intimate. If you’re a small group of 2 -4 people, this could be a great place to relax and enjoy the weather.

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    The Lower East Side of Manhattan is full of bar-packed streets and Ludlow may be the best example of this. Whether you're looking for a boisterous night out that consists of bar hopping or a more romantic date destination, there will be several spots for you.

    What area of NYC has the best bars? ›

    Best Bars For Drinking According To Neighborhoods
    • Greenpoint. I know you're conversant with the fact that Greenpoint is synonymous with wealthy bars and great restaurants. ...
    • Flatiron District. This neighborhood boast of two beautiful bars. ...
    • Chelsea. ...
    • Chinatown. ...
    • West Village. ...
    • East Village. ...
    • Greenwich Village.

    Where do singles meet in NYC 2022? ›

    Concierge-Approved Date Spot Recommendations
    • Bumble Brew – Nolita (now open!)
    • Aria Wine Bar – Hell's Kitchen + West Village.
    • MONOMONO – East Village.
    • Epistrophy – Nolita.
    • Tokyo Record Bar – Greenwich Village.
    • Ernesto's – Lower East Side.
    • Estela – NoHo.
    • The Campbell Bar – Midtown.
    11 Jan 2022

    What is oldest bar in NYC? ›

    The Ear Inn is New York City's oldest bar — and it hasn't changed much since the first drinks were poured.

    Which part of Manhattan has the best nightlife? ›

    The Best Neighborhoods for Nightlife in New York City
    • West Village. Next to Greenwich Village, West Village has a relaxed vibe with many cafes and shops. ...
    • Hell's Kitchen. ...
    • Upper West Side. ...
    • East Village. ...
    • Lower East Side. ...
    • Greenpoint. ...
    • Bushwick. ...
    • Williamsburg.

    What neighborhood in NYC has the best nightlife? ›

    The East Village, Village and the Lower East Side have some of the best nightlife in the city. That's where I always go out. Williamsburg in Brooklyn also has lots of great bars. In reality, this being NYC, you're going to find great partying anywhere you stay!

    Where should I go out in Manhattan? ›

    Best bars in NYC
    • Mace. Bars. Lounges. Greenwich Village. ...
    • Attaboy. Bars. Cocktail bars. Lower East Side. ...
    • The Long Island Bar. Bars. Cocktail bars. Cobble Hill. ...
    • Sunny's. Bars. Dive bars. Red Hook. ...
    • Bemelmans Bar. Bars. Lounges. Lenox Hill. ...
    • Clover Club. Bars. Lounges. ...
    • Sunken Harbor Club. Bars. Downtown Brooklyn. ...
    • Good Judy. Bars. South Slope.
    22 Sept 2022

    Where do locals party in NYC? ›

    Nightlife in New York
    • E's Bar. Nostalgic New York City Dive Bar. ...
    • Nighthawk Cinemas. Indie films with a side of fries. ...
    • Caroline's on Broadway. Hilarious NY comedy club. ...
    • The Metropolitan Museum Roof Garden Café & Martini Bar. A skyline view without the line. ...
    • McSorley's Old Ale House. ...
    • Ace Bar. ...
    • MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center.

    What do you wear to bar hop? ›

    Tank Top, Shirt Jacket, and Wide-leg Jeans

    Choose a tank top, wide-leg slacks, and heels or boots for a trendy, casual appearance. Don't forget to add a shirt jacket and a belt to complete the look. This is one of the coziest bar outfits you'll find. If you want to feel more relaxed, wear jeans and sneakers.

    What time do people go out in NYC? ›

    New York Nightclubs

    Usually Nightclubs are places you go to after 11 pm, and they tend to remain open until 3 or 4 am. In New York, as there is a line for everything, you can expect some waiting time to access nightclubs as well!

    What is the most used dating app in NYC? ›

    Best dating apps in nyc
    • Tinder.
    • OkCupid.
    • Happn.
    • Coffee Meets Bagel.
    • Bumble.
    • LOVOO.
    • Grindr.
    • Match.

    How do I meet a nice guy in NYC? ›

    Over Tinder & Bumble? Here's How to Actually Meet People in NYC.
    1. Get involved in community events and sports leagues. ...
    2. Be an active participant when you're out socializing. ...
    3. Try the "Hello Challenge" ...
    4. Make a calendar commitment to go out... and stick to it. ...
    5. When you do meet someone, give it some time.
    3 Mar 2016

    Whats the oldest restaurant in NYC? ›

    Fraunces Tavern (1762)

    The oldest of them all, Fraunces Tavern, dates back to 1762 and is recognized as the oldest restaurant in the city.

    Why are there so many Irish bars in NYC? ›

    A lot of New York City's drinking culture was shaped by Irish immigrants who arrived in the 1820's, so it's no surprise that Irish pubs remain some of NYC's oldest and truest bars.

    What is the oldest steakhouse in NYC? ›

    Located in the heart of the former meatpacking district, in what has become one of Manhattan's trendiest neighborhoods for entertainment, culture, hospitality and nightlife, Old Homestead has operated from the same place since opening its doors in 1868 – making it one of the longest continually serving restaurants in ...

    Why is Fraunces Tavern famous? ›

    Est. 1762. New York's oldest and most historic bar and restaurant, Fraunces Tavern® is a National Landmark building that once served as a watering hole for many of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America.

    Where is the oldest bar in America? ›

    The oldest bar in the US is the White Horse Tavern, which was established in 1673 in Newport, RI.

    What is the oldest operating bar in America? ›

    The White Horse Tavern is a National Historic Landmark being America's oldest restaurant, having served guests since 1673. The White Horse Tavern was originally constructed as a two-story, two-room residence for Francis Brinley. It was acquired by William Mayes, Sr. and converted to a tavern.

    What is the hottest club in NYC? ›

    20 Hottest Nightclubs In NYC For A Night Of Dancing
    1. Little Sister, East Village. Photo courtesy of Moxy East Village. ...
    2. Nowadays, Ridgewood. Facebook/ Nowadays. ...
    3. Wiggle Room, East Village. ...
    4. The Jane, West Village. ...
    5. Paul's Baby Grand, Tribeca. ...
    6. Good Room, Greenpoint. ...
    7. Deluxx Fluxx, East Village. ...
    8. Musica, Hell's Kitchen.
    3 Oct 2022

    Where should I stay in midtown Manhattan? ›

    The Best Places To Stay In Midtown, NYC
    • Hyatt Grand Central New York. Photo courtesy of Hyatt Grand Central New York. ...
    • Royalton New York. Photo courtesy of Royalton New York. ...
    • Lotte New York Palace. ...
    • W New York – Times Square. ...
    • The Plaza New York. ...
    • Ink 48 Hotel. ...
    • Freehand New York. ...
    • New York Hilton Midtown.
    15 Sept 2022

    What is the nicest part of New York? ›

    Let's take a look!
    • Upper East Side, Manhattan. "Upper East Side, New York" (CC BY-ND 2.0) by bernc29. ...
    • West Village, Manhattan. "Down the block: West 10th Street approach" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Spencer Means. ...
    • Gramercy, Manhattan. ...
    • Astoria, Queens. ...
    • Sunnyside, Queens. ...
    • Rockaway, Queens. ...
    • Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn. ...
    • Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
    5 Oct 2021

    Is it better to stay in Midtown or Times Square? ›

    If it's your first time in New York (or you have a short trip), stay in Midtown. It's as central as it gets, walkable to Central Park, and full of the unbridled energy that makes NYC special. We will say that it gets a little overwhelming near Times Square.

    Is it hard to get into clubs in NYC? ›

    Parties in NYC usually start a bit earlier, between 10 pm and 11 pm. At 11:30 pm, parties are generally busy, with queues at the door – and it makes it a bit difficult to get into the place. Also, it is good to know that parties usually end between 3 and 4 am.

    Do people go out on Sunday in NYC? ›

    Sunday nights in New-York are always a blast, but if you're looking for the hottest nightclubs in town, you need to know where to go. We've put together a list of the best clubs that are open on Sundays, so you can party all night long!

    Where do celebrities party in NYC? ›

    Best Hottest Celebrity Clubs Near Me in New York, NY
    • All "Hottest Celebrity Clubs" Results in New York, NY. Showing 1-60 of 145.
    • N. 1 Please Don't Tell. 1.6 mi. ...
    • N. 2 The Top of the Standard. ...
    • N. 3 Somewhere Nowhere NYC. ...
    • N. 4 PHD Rooftop Lounge at Dream Downtown. ...
    • N. 5 Slate NY. ...
    • N. 6 Marquee New York. ...
    • N. 7 The Brooklyn Mirage.

    What is the most exclusive nightclub in New York? ›

    Behind The Velvet Rope: The Most Exclusive Clubs In NYC
    • theblondnyc. Blond. View profile. ...
    • june.yeo. Make Believe. View profile. ...
    • thepalacenyc. The Palace NYC. View profile. ...
    • electricroomnyc. Electric Room. View profile. ...
    • fleurroomny. The Fleur Room. View profile. ...
    • jasminefontaina. The Boom Boom Room. View profile. ...
    • 1oaknyc. 1 OAK NYC.
    19 Jul 2022

    What to wear to go out in NYC? ›

    If you have plans to go out in New York, you'll want to wear a nice dress or a nice suit as people get dressed up to go out at nicer bars and/or clubs. You may get rejected at the entrance if you're not dressed sharp enough.

    Do people still meet in bars? ›

    Meeting people at bars is extremely common, even by today's standards.” The bar is the one place where most of the people there are looking to socialize, even if their main intention isn't necessarily to meet someone.

    How do you meet guys at a bar? ›

    Pick a fun, chill bar or lounge.

    provide instant conversation starters and ample opportunities for flirting. Check out DJ nights or dance nights suited to your music tastes, or hit bars with trivia or other activities. Surrounding yourself with like-minded people will increase your chances of meeting the right guy.

    What shoes do you wear to a bar? ›

    Here's a very important tip: don't wear shoes that are difficult to walk in. Wear comfortable wedges, platforms, or sneakers instead. Whether or not you've had a few drinks, you'll likely be out on the dance floor, so it's crucial to show up in footwear that's comfortable. Overpacking can also be an issue.

    What do you wear to a bar 2022? ›

    21 Going-Out Outfit Ideas That'll Spice Up Your Weekend Wardrobe
    • A Blazer Dress. Lionne. Nzinga Blazer Dress. ...
    • A Feathery Look. De La Vali. Espresso Wrap Mini Skirt. ...
    • A Sweater Vest & Boots Combo. Eloquii. ...
    • A Sleek Vibe. MANGO. ...
    • A Leather Look. Aritzia. ...
    • A Cute & Casual 'Fit. Song of Style. ...
    • A Power Jumpsuit. Eloquii. ...
    • A Satin Dress. Resa.
    20 Jan 2022

    What do guys wear on a night out? ›

    Wearing A Blazer With A T-Shirt In The Club

    Stick to separates instead. A blazer with a button-down and smart fitted chinos or dark denim is hard to beat.

    How late do bars close in NYC? ›

    Officially, bars in New York City close at 4 am. Unofficially, there are certain bars that will continue to serve you for several more hours.

    What time is last call in New York? ›

    The 4 a.m. time applies in New York City; clubs and bars may remain open without serving alcohol; they may start serving at 7 a.m. except on Sunday when sales begin at noon. Last call is also 4 a.m. in Albany, Buffalo, and Saratoga Springs.

    Which dating site is best for serious relationships? ›

    14 Best Dating Sites To Meet Someone Online For A Real Relationship in 2022
    • eharmony. Meaningful connections. ...
    • Match. Lasting relationships. ...
    • Zoosk. Those who love travel. ...
    • FriendFinder. Mix of casual and serious. ...
    • Bumble. Best for women. ...
    • Hinge. Best for quick, serious matches. ...
    • OkCupid. Best for progressive dating. ...
    • The League.
    1 Oct 2022

    Which dating app has the highest success rate? ›

    What Dating Site Has The Highest Success Rate? eHarmony is a dating site that has the highest success rate. For people looking to build a serious relationship, it's reassuring to know that this dating site has seen more than 2 million users find love on its platform.

    What is the #1 dating app? ›

    Quick list:
    • Best for serious relationships: eHarmony.
    • Best for those looking for something specific: OKCupid.
    • Best for quality interactions: Hinge.
    • Best for mature daters: Match.
    • Best for meetups and hookups: Tinder.
    • Best for kink: Feeld.
    • Best for women: Bumble.
    • Best for queer women: Her.
    15 Sept 2022

    Are brothels legal in New York? ›

    In New York, prostitution is a class B misdemeanor, punishable by up to three months in jail and a fine of up to $500. New York has laws against both buying and selling sex.

    Is it hard to date in NYC? ›

    Spoiler alert: dating in NYC isn't easy. Sure, meeting new people is surprisingly fun and actually not too difficult, but the entirety of the dating process still remains a challenge in New York.

    Where do most singles meet? ›

    7 Best Places to Meet Singles (For Men & Women)
    • Dating Sites & Apps.
    • Local Events & Meetups.
    • Volunteering Opportunities.
    • Adult Classes & Educational Programs.
    • Co-Ed Sports Leagues.
    • Parties, Clubs, Bars, Etc.
    • Social Media.
    • There are Millions of Singles in the World — You Just Need to Know Where to Look.
    6 Jan 2020

    Where are the single men in NYC? ›

    Single men are also on top in the Theatre District and Hell's Kitchen. Single men also predominate in Williamsburg and Greenpoint in Brooklyn; Astoria, Maspeth, Woodside, Maspeth, Middle Village and Glendale in Queens; and most of the South Bronx.

    How do I meet men over 50? ›

    How to Meet Men If You're Over 50 - YouTube

    How many bars are in NYC? ›

    Bars: The Bars subsector, which includes drinking establishments that primarily serve alcoholic beverages, and nightclubs, comprises 2,100 establishments, and boasts a five-year annualized growth rate that outpaced the nightlife industry as a whole.

    How many restaurants are in NYC? ›

    CityFigureDate
    Montréal5,2962020
    Moscow3,0692018
    Nanjing10,8422019
    New York26,6972017
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    How late can bars serve alcohol in New York? ›

    Restaurants, bars or other businesses who sell for on-premise consumption cannot serve: Between 4:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Liquor stores, supermarkets and other businesses who sell for off-premise consumption cannot sell: Between midnight and 8:00 a.m.

    Can bartenders drink on the job in New York? ›

    Is It Illegal For A Bartender To Drink On The Job In New York? In New York, there is no specific law that prohibits bartenders from drinking while on the job.

    What time is last call in New York? ›

    The 4 a.m. time applies in New York City; clubs and bars may remain open without serving alcohol; they may start serving at 7 a.m. except on Sunday when sales begin at noon. Last call is also 4 a.m. in Albany, Buffalo, and Saratoga Springs.

    How much does an average meal cost in NYC? ›

    Prices in restaurants in New York City.
    Meal in a cheap restaurant25 USD (12-40)
    Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course100 USD (70-200)
    McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)10.00 USD (9.80-12)
    Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)8.00 USD (5.00-12)
    Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)9.00 USD (6.00-12)
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    How long would it take to eat at every restaurant in Manhattan? ›

    It's a foodie dream to try it all! But the question is how many restaurants are in NYC? Just to give you an idea of the number of restaurants in NYC it would take you approximately 74 years to try them all. You can eat at a different spot once a day for 74 years and never go to the same place twice.

    How long does it take to eat at every restaurant in NYC? ›

    According to data from Open Table, you can eat at a different spot once a day for 22.7 years and never go to the same place twice. Open Table, a company that reserves last minute tables at all types of restaurants, has 8,282 businesses listed in the five boroughs of New York.

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