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  • 1. The Campbell

    Midtown East | Bars/Pubs

    Classy tipplers and well-dressed commuters pack into this Grand Central Terminal bar (especially during the evening rush), but you can still...Read More

  • 2. Village Vanguard

    West Village | Music Clubs

    This prototypical jazz club, tucked into a cellar in the Village since the 1940s, has been the haunt of legends like Thelonious Monk and Barbra...Read More

  • 3. Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden

    Astoria | Bars/Pubs

    Warm summer nights and cold, frothy beers have been savored by locals for over 100 years at the Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden. With pitchers...Read More

  • 4. Ear Inn

    SoHo | Bars/Pubs

    Since the early 1800s, this watering hole (at one time also a bordello) has been a sturdy New York landmark in a rapidly changing downtown....Read More

  • 5. Fanelli's

    SoHo | Bars/Pubs

    Linger over lunch or a beer at this well-worn neighborhood bar and restaurant, a down-to-earth SoHo landmark that's been serving drinks (and...Read More

  • 6. Keens Steakhouse

    Midtown West | Bars/Pubs

    Single-malt scotch aficionados have a delicious dilemma trying to select from 200-plus varieties on the menu at Keens. Given its location just...Read More

  • 7. King Cole Bar

    Midtown East | Piano Bars/Lounges

    A justly beloved 1906 Maxfield Parrish mural of "Old King Cole" himself, as well as his artful court (made famous by the 18th-century nursery...Read More

  • 8. Lantern's Keep

    Midtown West | Bars/Pubs

    The elegance of cocktail culture from another era is alive and well at Lantern's Keep, an intimate lounge tucked behind the lobby of the Iroquois...Read More

  • 9. McSorley's Old Ale House

    East Village | Bars/Pubs

    One of New York's oldest saloons (established in 1854) and immortalized by New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell, McSorley's is a must if you...Read More

  • 10. Minton's Playhouse

    Harlem | Music Clubs

    The jazz institution that once featured big-name performers such as Dizzy Gillespie and Duke Ellington is now a sophisticated supper club with...Read More

  • 11. Old Town Bar

    Gramercy | Bars/Pubs

    The proudly unpretentious bi-level Old Town is redolent of old New York, which makes sense since it's been around since 1892. The low-key atmosphere...Read More

  • 12. Pete's Tavern

    Gramercy | Bars/Pubs

    A historic landmark (where O. Henry was a loyal customer), this is one of the bars that claims—with its 1864 date—to be the oldest continuously...Read More

  • 13. Sardi's

    Midtown West | Bars/Pubs

    Head to this Broadway institution to drink in vintage Midtown Manhattan at the compact bar, surrounded by caricatures of theater, film, music...Read More

  • 14. White Horse Tavern

    West Village | Bars/Pubs

    According to New York legend, writer Dylan Thomas drank himself to death in this historic West Village tavern founded in 1880. When the weather...Read More

  • 15. Lenox Lounge

    Harlem | Music Clubs

    This impeccably detailed Art Deco lounge opened in the 1930s and hosts jazz ensembles, blues acts, and jam sessions in the Zebra Room. The restaurant...Read More

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