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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 bars in NYC.

The 50 best bars in NYC right now

Everything’s easier when you're drinking out at a bar. Your dive’s beer is frosty, the wine bar has harder-to-find bottles...

The 15 best dive bars in NYC

The 15 best dive bars in NYC

New York City has fewer dive bars than any other drinking genre. The primary reason is that a real deal dive must already exist. One simply cannot open a...

The best wine bars in NYC

The best wine bars in NYC

Looking for a great wine bar? Whether you're on a first date and looking for somewhere romantic or meeting up with friends to spill the tea, wine canteens...

The best rooftop bars in NYC

The best rooftop bars in NYC

When it comes to things to do outside with the best views in nyc, rooftop restaurants are where it’s at. Whether you’re looking to grab afterwork drinks with...

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Latest bar reviews

Public Records

Public Records

4 out of 5 stars

We first encountered chef Daniel Bagnall a few months back at Short Stories, a clubby restaurant on the Bowery that initially seems easy to write off as basic...

No Bar

No Bar

5 out of 5 stars

It’s long been a sad but all too real fact of nightlife that a designated gay bar is usually never a solid cocktail destination—until earlier this year, that...

Public Records
4 out of 5 stars

We first encountered chef Daniel Bagnall a few months back at Short Stories, a clubby restaurant on the Bowery that initially seems easy to write off as basic...

Public Records

Public Records

4 out of 5 stars

We first encountered chef Daniel Bagnall a few months back at Short Stories, a clubby restaurant on the Bowery that initially seems easy to write off as basic...

No Bar

No Bar

5 out of 5 stars

It’s long been a sad but all too real fact of nightlife that a designated gay bar is usually never a solid cocktail destination—until earlier this year, that...

Mister Paradise

Mister Paradise

4 out of 5 stars

The name Mister Paradise sounds like it would be perfect for a bombastic WWE heel-face turn (a character the audience is supposed to hate but ends up loving),...

Reception

Reception

2 out of 5 stars

When you think of the word reception, do you think of a warm welcome at someone’s home, where the hostess takes your coat, inquires how you’ve been and—oh,...

Felix Roasting Co.

Felix Roasting Co.

5 out of 5 stars

There’s so much to poke fun of at this chichi coffee shop. Take the Pepto-pink room that could double as a Wes Anderson set or its preening “every coffee has a...

Most booked NYC restaurants

Rezdôra

Rezdôra

Stefano Secchi knows Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region like few NYC chefs: He cooked at Osteria Francescana, rated the world’s top restaurant last...

Kochi

Kochi

Inspired by plates presented to the Korean royal court, chef Sung Shim (Le Bernardin, Per Se) debuts a fine-dining spot with a nine-course tasting menu. The...

Oxomoco

Oxomoco

4 out of 5 stars

Okay, so I fucked up. I showed up on a recent Monday to this Mexican hot spot in Greenpoint, only to realize that I was a week early for my reservation....

Hutong

Hutong

Northern Chinese fare takes an upscale and, at times, spicy turn in the former home of Le Cirque. A glammed-up Art Deco room serves as the backdrop for...