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Best cocktails in NYC

Calling all booze enthusiasts! Use our guide to find the best cocktails in the city, drink recipes, bar reviews and more.

Written by
Tazi Phillips
Time Out New York contributors

New York is full of great beer bars and wine bars, but cocktails is where the city really shines. We've got some of the best bartenders in the world reinventing and creating new, delicious libations daily. Whether you're a whiskey drinker or enjoy your martinis shaken, not stirred, we've got eveything you need to find (or make) the best cocktails.

Find the best cocktails in NYC

The best negronis in NYC

The best negronis in NYC

The timeless negroni, a mix of gin, vermouth and Campari, is the perfect cocktail for your Italian-style apéritif

The best mai tais in NYC

The best mai tais in NYC

Mai tais in NYC aren’t just umbrella-adorned slushies at lame tiki restaurants—these are the actually great ones

The latest cocktail bar reviews