Bars

Your guide to bars and drinking in New York City. Whether you’re looking for a cocktail or a beer, use our guide to find the best new bars in NYC.

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Venue says: “Don't Miss: Barrier/Interboro Beer Night on December 20th! We will be featuring drafts from both breweries & a new collaboration beer.”

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The 11 prettiest brunch cocktails in NYC
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The 11 prettiest brunch cocktails in NYC

These tasty tipples served at brunch put the usual Bloody Mary's and mimosas to shame

The absolute best rooftop bars in Williamsburg
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The absolute best rooftop bars in Williamsburg

Toast to stunning Manhattan views at the best rooftop bars in Williamsburg

The best happy hours NYC has to offer
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The best happy hours NYC has to offer

NYC is packed with cheap drinks and discounted bar snacks

The best happy hour Midtown bars in NYC
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The best happy hour Midtown bars in NYC

Serving up frozen tiki drinks, sudsy beers and glasses of wine

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Adriaen Block

Adriaen Block

The Astoria bar is like the brick-and-mortar version of Tiesto walking into grandma’s

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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Bootlegger Jack’s Hidden Speakeasy
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Bootlegger Jack’s Hidden Speakeasy

Everyone was having fun at the drinking den that’s directly adjacent to the bathroom stalls below chef Willie Degel’s Uncle Jack’s Meat House

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Katana Kitten
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Katana Kitten

Sadly, there are no kittens at this Japanese-American cocktail bar

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Blue Quarter
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Blue Quarter

The whimsical hybrid is stacked with Middle Eastern decor and tea-based drinks, all behind a hidden entrance

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
Existing Conditions
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Existing Conditions

Existing Conditions boasts a lot of high-tech, mad-scientist wizardry, but you don’t see any of it

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars

Best bars in New York

The 50 best bars in NYC
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The 50 best bars in NYC

From dives to cocktail dens and craft-brew havens to wine haunts, here are the best bars in NYC to visit right now

The best wine bars in NYC
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The best wine bars in NYC

From educational vin studios to natural-wine–focused neo-bistros

The best-looking bars in NYC
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The best-looking bars in NYC

Check out New York’s best-looking bars for a treat-yourself drink in gorgeous digs

The best outdoor bars in NYC
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The best outdoor bars in NYC

NYC has plenty of patios and terraces for boozy afternoons in the city

The most romantic bars in NYC
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The most romantic bars in NYC

Cozy up to bae at a spot that’s equal parts sweet and sexy

The best whiskey bars in NYC
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The best whiskey bars in NYC

NYC has plenty of peaty options, from bourbon bars to Scotch dens

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Best bars by neighborhood

Best Upper East Side bars
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Best Upper East Side bars

Best bars on the Lower East Side
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Best bars on the Lower East Side

Best Bushwick bars
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Best Bushwick bars

Best East Village bars
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Best East Village bars

Best Flatiron bars
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Best Flatiron bars

Best bars in Astoria
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Best bars in Astoria

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