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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 you can't missThe 50 best bars in NYC you can't miss

The 50 best bars in NYC you can't miss

We completely renovated our best bars in NYC list to reflect the way that people are actually imbibing this year, as well as the vision of our two new Food &...

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...

The best juice bars in NYC

The best juice bars in NYC

For as many gut-busting meals New York has to offer, the fair city also boasts plenty of virtuous dishes and drinks at its healthy restaurants, vegan and...

Famous cocktails invented in NYC bars

Famous cocktails invented in NYC bars

Many things were invented in NYC: In 1914, we invented the Reuben sandwich, forever changing your Jewish deli experience; in the early 1970s, we gave the world...

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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 RecordsPublic 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...

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

La Mercerie

La Mercerie

3 out of 5 stars

“Ibiza was totally banal,” notes the table behind you. “Cheers, girls!” toast the young ladies to your left, carefully clinking...

Lilia

Lilia

5 out of 5 stars

If a new restaurant is lucky, it’ll have one destination dish that piques food-geek interest and draws New York’s increasingly discerning eaters...

Via Carota

Via Carota

4 out of 5 stars

In the #trending slang lexicon of 2015, basic is not a compliment—it’s a dig to the banal, extra-regular-ness of everything from fur-lined Ugg...

Crown Shy

Crown Shy

4 out of 5 stars

Nestled inside 70 Pine Street is a maître d' desk auspiciously stationed in the lobby of a highly sought-after Art Deco building. You might not...