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  • 1. Hotel Delmano

    Bars/Pubs

    It's easy to miss the unmarked entrance to this cocktail bar on Berry Street, but head to the entrance on North 9th Street and you'll feel whisked...Read More

  • 2. Maison Premiere

    Williamsburg | Bars/Pubs

    Step inside this buzzy bar and restaurant, marked only by a small "Bar, Oysters" sign, and you'll instantly feel whisked away to New Orleans...Read More

  • 3. Pouring Ribbons

    East Village | Bars/Pubs

    This polished, spacious second-floor cocktail bar is named after the way a drink forms iridescent liquid ribbons when it's expertly poured....Read More

  • 4. Raines Law Room

    Flatiron District | Bars/Pubs

    There's no phone number or big sign for this speakeasy; just ring the bell to enter. Wood-burning fireplaces, deep banquettes, and curtains...Read More

  • 5. Salon de Ning

    Midtown West | Bars/Pubs

    Take a break from 5th Avenue shopping at this glass-lined penthouse bar on the 23rd floor of the ritzy Peninsula Hotel, where the sumptuous...Read More

  • 6. 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

  • 7. Alameda

    Greenpoint | Bars/Pubs

    Sophisticates perch on stools at the striking U-shaped bar for creative yet approachable cocktails like the Little Red Book, which blends vodka...Read More

  • 8. Bar Next Door

    Greenwich Village | Music Clubs

    It doesn't get more intimate than this dark, inviting music den downstairs from the Italian café La Lanterna. An ever-changing roster of musicians...Read More

  • 9. Bar Pleiades

    Upper East Side | Bars/Pubs

    The cocktail bar companion to Café Boulud, also in the Surrey hotel, Bar Pleiades is a livelier alternative to the more staid atmosphere at...Read More

  • 10. Clover Club

    Cobble Hill | Bars/Pubs

    Long recognized for excellent drinks—both classic and inspired by the classics—and a cozy vibe, this is one of the best cocktail bars in Brooklyn...Read More

  • 11. Dear Irving

    Gramercy | Bars/Pubs

    This cocktail parlor invites guests inside with its name, the beginning of an imaginary love letter to Irving Place, on which the bar resides...Read More

  • 12. La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels

    SoHo | Wine Bars–Nightlife

    Cheese, charcuterie, and wine are all temptations at this cozy bar, lined with exposed-brick walls and shelves stocked with wine (the complete...Read More

  • 13. 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

  • 14. Pegu Club

    SoHo | Bars/Pubs

    One of the forerunners of New York City's mixologist scene in the early 2000s, the Pegu Club has maintained its charm and dedication to serving...Read More

  • 15. Russian Vodka Room

    Midtown West | Bars/Pubs

    Forget Russian Samovar across the block—here's where the serious vodka drinking goes down. The Vodka Room features a glowing, sophisticated...Read More

  • 16. The Empire Hotel Rooftop Bar

    Upper West Side | Bars/Pubs

    The only thing better than hanging out in Lincoln Center on a lovely night is hanging out a dozen stories above Lincoln Center and taking in...Read More

  • 17. The Mayflower

    Bars/Pubs

    Tiny, candlelit, and discreet, this attitude-free cocktail den is equally suited to a romantic tryst, casual nightcap, or predinner drink while...Read More

  • 18. The Otheroom

    West Village | Bars/Pubs

    Head to the far west Otheroom for a flight of fancy drinking in good company. The menu is reliable and creative, with dozens of microbrews and...Read More

  • 19. The Richardson

    Bars/Pubs

    This corner bar serves classic cocktails, beer, and wine. The decor takes its cues from a century-old saloon, with dark wood, damask wallpaper...Read More

  • 20. Tiny's and the Bar Upstairs

    TriBeCa | Bars/Pubs

    In the heart of TriBeCa, this diminutive three-story town house dates all the way back to 1810. The ground floor is home to a restaurant with...Read More

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