Bars in New York City

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Bars in New York City

Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
 
124 Rabbit Club
Named for a 19th-century bar on, or near, its current site, this...
Bars Greenwich Village
 
'21' Club
A row of lawn jockeys welcomes you to this former speakeasy...
Bars Midtown West
 
675 Bar
How can you not love a spot where the bouncer greets you with...
Bars Meatpacking District
 
The Ace Hotel
A hot spot for the digital set, this hotel's lobby and adjoining...
Bars Flatiron District
 
American Trash
You might tell from the name that this isn't exactly your granddad's...
Bars Upper East Side
 
Auction House
This Victorian lounge brings a touch of downtown chic to the...
Bars Upper East Side
 
B-flat
The decor is red-on-red here, and the Asian-style cocktails are...
Bars TriBeCa
 
Back Room
The Prohibition-era atmospheric touches here include tin ceilings...
Bars Lower East Side
 
The Bar Downstairs
The bar without a name in the basement of the Andaz Fifth Avenue...
Bars Midtown East
 
Bar Pleiades
The cocktail bar companion to Café Boulud, also in the Surrey...
Bars Upper East Side
 
Barbès
It's not quite like stepping into the funky Parisian neighborhood...
Bars Park Slope and Prospect Heights
 
Barcade
Like Chuck E. Cheese for grown-up hipsters, Barcade invites you...
Bars Williamsburg
 
Barracuda
The drag shows are what lure a mostly male crowd to this cute...
Bars Chelsea
 
Beauty Bar
Grab a seat in a barber chair or under a dryer at this made-over...
Bars East Village
 
Birdland
This place gets its name from saxophone great Charlie "Yardbird"...
Bars Midtown West
 
Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden
Warm summer nights and cold beers have been savored by locals...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
The Bourgeois Pig
What do you get when you serve all kinds of different fondue...
Bars East Village
 
Brandy Library
Alas, the only book in this exquisite, wood-paneled room is the...
Bars TriBeCa
 
Brooklyn Bowl
This former ironworks foundry packs in 16 bowling lanes, a cocktail...
Bars Williamsburg
 
Brooklyn Brewery
Brooklyn was once known as America's brewing capital: at the...
Bars Williamsburg
 
Broome Street Bar
A local hangout since 1972, the casual yet essential Broome Street...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
Cellar Bar
Underneath the Bryant Park Hotel—and a tiled, arched ceiling—is...
Bars Midtown West
 
Cibar
Descend into the warm pink-and-peach cocoon of this candlelit...
Bars Gramercy
 
Corner Bistro
Opened in 1961, this charming neighborhood saloon serves what...
Bars West Village
 
Cubbyhole
Early in the evening the crowd is mixed at this neighborhood...
Bars West Village
 
The Dead Rabbit
For exquisite cocktails without the dress code or pretentious...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
Death + Company
It's all about "speakeasy chic" at this sister lounge to the...
Bars East Village
 
Ding Dong Lounge
"Gabba gabba hey," kids—the CBGB's punk ethos is most alive and...
Bars Upper West Side
 
The Dove Parlour
On a colorful block that evokes the Greenwich Village of yore—cigar...
Bars Greenwich Village
 
Dutch Kills
The dark bar and cozy wooden booths at Dutch Kills—a cocktail...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
The Empire Hotel Rooftop Bar
The only thing better than hanging out in Lincoln Center on a...
Bars Upper West Side
 
Employees Only
The dapper, white coated bartenders (many of them impressively...
Bars West Village
 
Evolve Bar and Lounge
Rising from the ashes of a popular gay club on the same site...
Bars Midtown East
 
Fanelli's
Linger over the New York Times at this terrific neighborhood...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
Flatiron Lounge
Here, resident mixologists rely on the freshest (and sometimes...
Bars Flatiron District
 
Forty Four at the Royalton
The dimly lit, wood-dominated Forty Four is the comfortable lobby...
Bars Midtown West
 
Galway Pub
This welcoming spot is sought out as one of Midtown's best Irish...
Bars Midtown East
 
Ginny's Supperclub
Head downstairs from Marcus Samuelsson's renowned Red Rooster...
Bars Harlem
 
The Gutter
The lanes are dingy, the scoring equipment is antiquated, and...
Bars Williamsburg
 
Gym Sports Bar
At New York's first gay sports bar, the plentiful flat-screen...
Bars Chelsea
 
Half King
Writer Sebastian Junger (The Perfect Storm) is one of the owners...
Bars Chelsea
 
Henrietta Hudson
The nightly parties at this laid-back West Village HQ for the...
Bars West Village
 
Hi Life
The padded black walls, large round mirrors, and L-shape bar...
Bars Upper West Side
 
Hogs & Heifers
This raucous place is all about the saucy barkeeps using megaphones...
Bars Meatpacking District
 
Hudson Bar and Books
Along with its sister branches—Beekman Bar and Books on Beekman...
Bars West Village
 
Joe Allen
Everybody's en route either to or from a show at this "old reliable"...
Bars Midtown West
 
Karma
At the top of the "hookah bar" heap that has taken this neighborhood...
Bars East Village
 
Keens Steakhouse
Single-malt scotch aficionados will have a delicious dilemma...
Bars Midtown West
 
La Bottega
Vintage Italian posters, international magazines for browsing...
Bars Chelsea
 
Little Branch
The owners of the secretive, hard-to-access lounge Milk &...
Bars West Village
 
Lucky Strike
The supermodels party elsewhere, and Madonna no longer works...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
M1-5
For the more bohemian of TriBeCa pub goers, this lipstick-red...
Bars TriBeCa
 
Madame X
"Red in tooth and claw" might be the motto of this crimson-colored...
Bars Greenwich Village
 
Mayahuel
The Agave goddess is behind the name of this cocktail den, where...
Bars East Village
 
McSorley's Old Ale House
One of New York's oldest saloons (it claims to have opened in...
Bars East Village
 
Merchants
The epitome of a large Upper East Side lounge—sleek, shiny, low...
Bars Upper East Side
 
Middle Branch
Sasha Petraske's speakeasy-style cocktail bars have expanded...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
Morrell Wine Bar and Cafe
The vibrant Morrell takes its grape products very seriously...
Bars Midtown West
 
Old Town Bar
The proudly unpretentious bi-level Old Town is redolent of old...
Bars Gramercy
 
Opia
The motto for this upscale-yet-unpretentious bar–restaurant—"If...
Bars Upper East Side
 
Otheroom
Ever wish that the bar you're drinking in had something more...
Bars West Village
 
Otto's Shrunken Head Tiki Bar & Lounge
Who says N.Y.C. doesn't appeal to all tastes? Should you get...
Bars East Village
 
P. J. Clarke's
Mirrors and polished wood and other old-time flair adorn New...
Bars, Piano Bars / Lounges Midtown East
 
PDT
Those who crave their cocktails with a little cloak-and-dagger...
Bars East Village
 
Pegu Club
Modeled after an officers' club in what's now Myanmar, the Pegu...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
Pete's Candy Store
A retro feel, friendly crowd, and cheerful bartenders make this...
Bars Williamsburg
 
Pete's Tavern
This historic landmark (where O. Henry was a loyal customer)...
Bars Gramercy
 
The Pink Pony
Maintaining a defiantly boho feel on trendy Ludlow Street, this...
Bars Lower East Side
 
Plunge
The Gansevoort Hotel's slick rooftop bar would be worth visiting...
Bars Meatpacking District
 
Posh
Lest you think that Hell's Kitchen has no fine gay lounges, Posh...
Bars Midtown West
 
Pravda
This Russian retreat has more than 70 different vodkas, including...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
Radegast Hall & Biergarten
The perfect alternative if you don't want to trek out to Queens...
Bars Williamsburg
 
reBar
Occupying several rooms inside a former factory, this cavernous...
Bars Waterfront Brooklyn
 
Russian Vodka Room
Forget Russian Samovar across the block—here's where the serious...
Bars Midtown West
 
Rye House
A welcoming bar with slick cocktails and clever takes on comfort...
Bars Union Square
 
Sake Bar Decibel
Red paper lanterns dimly illuminate couples sipping sake from...
Bars East Village
 
Salon de Ning
Take a break from 5th Avenue shopping at this glass-lined penthouse...
Bars Midtown West
 
Sardi's
"The theater is certainly not what it was," said a forlorn feline...
Bars Midtown West
 
Session 73
Young patrons and live music (ranging from jazz to blues to funk)...
Bars Upper East Side
 
Shoolbred's
Scotland colonizes the East Village at this splendidly appointed...
Bars East Village
 
Smith and Mills
Attractive scenesters frolic at this tiny gem of a gin mill...
Bars TriBeCa
 
Spitzer's Corner
No, you won't rub shoulders with ex-governor Eliot Spitzer here...
Bars Lower East Side
 
Spuyten Duyvil
Only the geekiest of beer geeks will recognize the obscure names...
Bars Williamsburg
 
The Standard Hotel Biergarten, Grill, and Living Room
Practically the official bar of the High Line park, the Standard...
Bars Meatpacking District
 
Summit Bar
Manhattan's easternmost cocktail bar, Summit Bar serves up high-end...
Bars East Village
 
Superfine
The huge orange pool table is a focal point (it's free) at the...
Bars Waterfront Brooklyn
 
Sweet and Vicious
The name of this unpretentious butterfly-logo'ed lounge doesn't...
Bars NoLIta
 
Temple Bar
Unmarked and famous for its classic cocktails and romantic atmosphere...
Bars East Village
 
Ten Degrees
The thought of a civilized wine bar in the East Village might...
Bars East Village
 
Terroir Wine Bar
If the tag line—the Elitist Wine Bar for Everyone—isn't enough...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
Therapy
With slate floors, wood-paneled walls, and a small stone-filled...
Bars Midtown West
 
Tortilla Flats
The back room of this Mexican eatery is a tribute to the stars...
Bars West Village
 
Union Hall
Comfortably hip is the name of the game at this Brooklyn hangout...
Bars Park Slope and Prospect Heights
 
Union Pool
This former pool-supply store is a funky warehouse-like venue...
Bars Williamsburg
 
Vol de Nuit
Tucked away from the street, the "Belgian Beer Bar" (as everybody...
Bars Greenwich Village
 
Ward III
You can get a solid Negroni or Manhattan at the exposed-brick...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
Warren 77
Exposed brick walls, Dr. John on the jukebox, framed sports portraits...
Bars TriBeCa
 
White Horse Tavern
According to New York legend, Dylan Thomas drank himself to death...
Bars West Village
 
Wilfie & Nell
Combine the beloved cozy atmosphere and frothy pints standard...
Bars SoHo, NoLita, Little Italy, and Chinatown
 
Xai Xai Wine Bar
The only trouble with hitting this delightful South African sanctuary...
Bars Midtown West
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