Nothing says I’m-off-the-clock like day drinking on the water, and the Boat Basin is an iconic bar on the Upper West Side to do just that. Get a table on the outdoor balcony at this seasonal spot in Riverside Park, and share a few pitchers of frozen cocktails with a group while watching boats dock in the marina below.
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Boulton & Watt
Boulton & Watt is a solid neighborhood hang with average bar food and some TVs for sports viewing purposes. Adjust expectations accordingly.
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