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The very best bars with fireplaces in NYC

When it’s so cold outside that drinking isn’t enough to warm you, seek out the best bars with fireplaces in NYC

The Jane Ballroom
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By Time Out New York contributors, Dan Q Dao and Rheanna O'Neil Bellomo |

New Yorkers are a tough breed, but when the winter chill really sets in, you’re bound to see bargoers flocking to nearby cocktail bars in town. Amidst frosty winds and wet snowfall, even the most hardened urbanite will appreciate rustic warmth of a roaring fire. From romantic bars to hoppy beer bars, these are the best bars with fireplaces NYC has to offer. Trust us, they're lit.

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Best bars with fireplaces in NYC

Black Rabbit
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Black Rabbit Bar

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Hightail it to the back of this long, narrow space to secure your spot by the gas fireplace. If the hearthside benches are already filled, you’ll still feel the festive spirit as you sit in a carved-wood booth beneath strings of colorful, twinkling lights. Wash down the traditional German bratwurst sandwich with a whiskey-laden hot toddy, which riffs on the recipe from an erstwhile bartender’s Scottish granny.

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