New York’s hottest bars on the street, on boats and on rooftops!
It’s called The City That Never Sleeps for a good reason, and the reason is that New York’s nightlife is arguably second-to-none. The people, the sights, and the culture all make for very good points that make New York’s nightlife some of the best in the world.
When you find yourself in The Big Apple looking for a fun night out, consider putting these bars and pubs on your list so you get to enjoy on land, sea, and air!
TIP: Some of these bars are actually part of the Rooftop Lounge and Club Crawl in New York City. So book this pub crawl through Klook for a chance to party at some of NYC’s top bars with a whole new set of friends!
A rooftop bar found on the penthouse of a building in Herald Square, Monarch blends a cozy atmosphere with a sophisticated vibe to accompany stunning views of the Empire State Building and Midtown Manhattan.
Their specialty cocktails include the Extra AF (Effen Vodka, Fresh Watermelon, Muddled Mint & Lime, Topped with Ginger Beer) and the You Haven’t Met Your Matcha (Ketel One Botanical Cucumber & Mint, Matcha Tea Lemonade, Cherry Bitters)
ADDRESS: 18th Floor, 71 W 35th Street, New York, NY 10001
OPENING HOURS: 2 PM – 1 AM on Mondays, 2 PM – 2 AM on Tuesdays – Thursdays, 2 PM – 4 AM on Fridays and Saturdays, 3 PM – 1 AM on Sundays
Located on Park Avenue, PS450 is the place to be whether you want a nice night out with the girls, or want to watch the highly anticipated basketball game on big-screen TVs. Their Happy Hour menu features wine, sangria, beer and cocktails for $10 or less!
PS450 is also a partner of Klook, so take advantage of this perk and purchase the PS450 in Midtown East voucher to get you and your party a private table in the back lounge plus an open bar for two full hours!
ADDRESS: 450 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016
OPENING HOURS: 11:30 AM – 1 AM on Mondays – Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 2 AM on Thursdays, 11:30 AM – 4 AM on Fridays, 11 AM – 4 AM on Saturdays and 11 AM – 12 AM on Sundays
3. Sky Room
Sky Room is another rooftop bar that grants you access to stunning panoramic views of New York. Located in Midtown East, heading out onto their outdoor area gives you access to views of Times Square, the Empire State Building and the Hudson River illuminated by the bright lights of New York.
Take the plunge and see the sights Sky Room offers by booking it through our Sky Room in Midtown West voucher! Purchase guarantees a free drink to sip as you take in the evening skyline.
ADDRESS: 330 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018
OPENING HOURS: 5 PM – 2 AM on Tuesdays – Thursdays, 5 PM – 4 AM on Fridays and Saturdays
4. Brooklyn Barge
A waterfront bar and restaurant that serves all kinds of food – from tacos to lobster rolls, the Brooklyn Barge is a floating bar that lets you take the party to the bay. During the day, feel free to sample their food and bring kids and pets. Just remember that they won’t allow them onto the premises after 7 PM.
Make sure to try out their Absolut Apple Mules and the Greenpoint Daiquiri as you watch the sunset over the river and welcome a fun night ahead.
ADDRESS: 79 West St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
OPENING HOURS: 4 PM – 12MN on Mondays and Tuesdays, 12NN – 1 AM on Wednesdays – Fridays, 11 AM – 1 AM on Saturdays, and 11 AM – 12 MN on Sundays
5. Frying Pan
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A decommissioned Coast Guard lightship that its owners turned into a restaurant, Frying Pan stands tall with a pristine view over the Hudson River while it serves guests an outstanding selection of food and drinks.
Head on over to try their selection of wines, beers, and cocktails that are perfect for the summer season!
ADDRESS: 207 12th Ave, New York, NY 10001
OPENING HOURS: 11:30 AM – 11:30 PM, Mondays – Sundays
A standard-bearer for bars and pubs, Dante has enjoyed a lot of success, proving to be part of the world’s best bars. The cool thing about Dante is that it was established in 1915, making it 104 years old but still gains attention and success until now.
With a robust selection of drinks and experienced staff behind the counter, you’ll be sure that each drink from Dante is as satisfying as the last.
ADDRESS: 79-81 Macdougal St, New York, NY 10012
OPENING HOURS: 10 AM – 12 MN on Sundays – Thursdays, 10 AM – 2 AM on Fridays and Saturdays
A fancier joint found in the East Village, Mace is considered by people to be New York’s best cocktail bar. Locals and tourists all flock to try their Vanilla v.2 and Sencha as well as the other dozen cocktails on their menu that don’t go over $18.
They also offer food to complement the cocktails, with the highlight being a meat and cheese platter that’s picked by the customer out of their fresh daily selection.
ADDRESS: 505 E 12th St, New York, NY 10009
OPENING HOURS: 5 PM – 2 AM on Mondays – Wednesdays, 5 PM – 3 AM on Thursdays, 4 PM – 3 AM on Fridays, 2 PM – 3 AM on Saturdays, 2 PM – 12 MN on Sundays
8. Long Island Bar
A staple of Brooklyn, the Long Island Bar has been serving patrons dinner and drinks for 55 years. It’s easily recognizable by its placement on a prominent corner of Atlantic Avenue as well as its neon red sign.
Go inside for old Brooklyn favorites like the Long Island Gimlet and the Dolores Del Rio.
ADDRESS: 110 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201
OPENING HOURS: 5:30 PM – 12 MN on Sundays – Thursdays, 5:30 PM – 2 AM on Fridays and Saturdays
9. 230 Fifth Rooftop
If you’re dreaming of a classic NYC rooftop bar experience – 230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge is the place to be. It is said to be New York’s biggest outdoor and indoor lounge, with umbrellas littering the seating area for a rainy day, plus outdoor heating perfect for wintertime drinks.
Sit back and sip on their Gin Cucumber Mojito or spring for a pitcher of their White Sangria with friends.
ADDRESS: 230 5th Ave, New York, NY 10001
OPENING HOURS: 2 PM – 2 AM on Mondays – Fridays, 10 AM – 2 AM on Saturdays and Sundays
10. The Press Lounge
Trendy, chic and again offering picturesque views of Manhattan from the top of a building, The Press Lounge is widely known in New York circles as on the best rooftop lounges in the city.
With bright decor that is vibrant during the day and illuminating during the night, it’s easy to watch The Big Apple move beneath you as you sip one of their signature cocktails.
ADDRESS: 653 11th Ave, New York, NY 10036
OPENING HOURS: 4 PM – 1 AM on Mondays and Tuesdays, 4 PM – 2 AM on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4 PM – 3 AM on Fridays and Saturdays, 4 PM – 12 MN on Sundays
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