44 "Drinking Good Cocktails" restaurants in New York.
Shuko, an unmarked Japanese spot near Union Square, is our favorite omakase experience in NYC.
Crown Shy is an American restaurant in the Financial District that’s one of the few places we’d recommend to absolutely everyone.
Bohemian has a secret phone number and referral process to get a reservation, but that’s not why you should care about this Japanese spot in Noho.
Babs is a nice restaurant in Greenwich Village that serves excellent Basque food, but it’s not perfect for everyone.
Gran Electrica serves simple, excellent Mexican food and creative cocktails. It also has a great back patio.
Calaca is a little cash-only Mexican spot in Bed-Stuy where you should drink flights of tequila while eating some great tacos and tostadas.
Red Hook Tavern is from the people behind Hometown Bar-B-Que, and it’s a great spot to sit at the bar, drink wine, and eat an extremely good burger.
Edie Jo’s is a bar and restaurant in Prospect Lefferts Gardens that’s great if you’re looking for drinks and snacks in the neighborhood.
The Lower East Side location of Mission Chinese used to be a party. Now it feels like one that ended a while ago.
The Chapel Bar is hidden behind a nondescript door in Fotofrafiska (a photography museum in Flatiron), and it’s a great place for some quiet drinks.
The Archer is a cocktail bar in downtown Jersey City that’s great for casual dates.
Low Fidelity is a Jersey City cocktail bar that serves great Detroit-style pizza.
Cellar 335 is a tiki bar in Downtown Jersey City that’s a fun spot to drink with a group.
Ani Ramen is a ramen spot in downtown Jersey City with a long list of Japanese whiskeys.