Call them what you want. Happening. Cool. Busy. Lit. These are the most fun bars in NYC right now.
September 15, 2023
Where to drink right now in New York City.
Lower East Side
From wine bars to dive bars, these are our favorite places to drink on the LES.
July 28, 2022
From rooftop lounges to places with karaoke, here's where to drink within walking distance of Rockefeller Center and Grand Central.
September 22, 2023
Where to get a drink after you return something to Bloomingdale's.
October 5, 2022
If you're looking for a place to drink after you just left MSG or Chelsea Market, here are the top clubs, cocktail bars, and Happy Hour spots in the area.
January 27, 2023
11 bars and restaurants for when you don’t just want any drink—you want a martini.
July 25, 2023
ChinatownLower East Side
At The Canary in Crown Heights, you can eat french fries and make friends with your bartender.
September 25, 2023
A speakeasy-themed hidden bar, George Bang Bang is a good spot for a dessert-like drink after dinner at Okdongsik in Koreatown.
September 21, 2023
Upper West Side
We would travel great lengths for the boneless crackling chicken at La Dinastia on the Upper West Side.
The original location of this Chino Latino spot is where you should drink nutcrackers and eat pollo a la brasa.
September 14, 2023
The outdoor patio at Saraghina Caffè is where you should lounge with a spritz in Fort Greene.
August 29, 2023
Bring a few friends to Nura, split a bread basket, and enjoy some fun cocktails in this Greenpoint restaurant's loft-like space.
August 25, 2023
Carlota is a Spanish spot on the LES with a great Happy Hour.
August 3, 2023
At this Mexican restaurant in Riverdale, learn about edible ants while eating vibrant Oaxacan food and drinking killer cocktails.
July 27, 2023
If you’re a vinyl nerd, head to In Sheep’s Clothing, a tiny listening bar and record shop attached to Port Sa’id in Hudson Square.
July 18, 2023
Upstairs at Public Records is a futuristic listening lounge in Gowanus where you can sink into a couch and hear some rare vinyl.
June 14, 2023
You’re guaranteed to have a great conversation and a few too many cocktails at this living room-like bar in Elmhurst.
June 8, 2023
With impressive views, cocktails and Mexican food, this rooftop bar in Williamsburg is a triple threat.
June 2, 2023
Japanese ingredients liven up classic cocktails and New American fare at this Greenpoint restaurant.
May 26, 2023
Also known as “Val’s,” Bar Valentina is a fun place to grab a snack and loiter with an espresso martini on the Lower East Side.
If you want to sit on a pink banquette, catch up with a friend, and enjoy an impressive cocktail in the West Village, head to Donna.
May 24, 2023
One of the most pleasant places to drink in Crown Heights, The Rum Bar has a nice back patio and a ridiculous selection of sugarcane spirits.
May 19, 2023
A sceney dinner and drinks spot in Koreatown, Seoul Salon is modeled on the concept of a Korean sool-jib.
May 10, 2023
Our 10 favorite spots for margaritas in NYC.
May 5, 2023
This speakeasy-ish martini lounge in Alphabet City is ideal for a first date with second-date conversation.
This fun Mexican-American bar in the East Village has creative cocktails and a great birria grilled cheese.
At Panzón in Greenpoint, you can eat a few chorizo gorditas and drink a margarita while you listen to funk, cumbia, house music, and more.
April 17, 2023