Fifty Best Cocktail Bars in New York City


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Many of the classic cocktails that remain popular to this day were invented in New York City, America's largest metropolis. During the Prohibition, NYC housed over 30,000 speakeasies. So it's only fitting that NYC has the most cocktail bars of any city in the universe. Here's a list of the best in town.

The Fifty Best Cocktail Bars in New York City:

East Village



Chelsea/Meatpacking District/West Village



Upper Eastside



Midtown East



Midtown West


  • King Cole Bar - At the St. Regis New York, 2 E 55th St, near Fifth Ave
  • Lantern's Keep - At the Iroquois Hotel, 49 W 44th St (bet. Fifth Ave & Ave of the Americas)
  • The Rum House - At The Edison Hotel, 228 W 47th St (bet. Seventh & Eighth Aves)

Lower East Side/Chinatown


  • Apothéke - 9 Doyers St (bet. Pell St & Bowery)
  • Attaboy - 134 Eldridge St (bet. Broome & Delancey Sts)
  • Bar Goto - 245 Eldridge St (bet. E Houston & Stanton Sts)
  • Double Chicken Please - 115 Allen St (bet. Rivington & Delancey Sts)
  • Fig. 19 - 131-1/2 Chrystie St (bet. Broome & Delancey Sts)
  • Mulberry Project - 149 Mulberry St (bet. Hester & Grand Sts)
  • Rochelle's - 205 Chrystie St at Stanton St
  • The Back Room - 102 Norfolk St (bet. Rivington & Delancey Sts)


Flatiron District



SoHo/Nolita/Greenwich Village





  • Brandy Library - 25 North Moore St (bet. Varick & Hudson Sts)
  • Ward 111 - 111 Reade St (bet. W Broadway & Church St)
  • Weather Up - 159 Duane St (bet. W Broadway & Hudson St)


Financial District








  • Dutch Kills - 27-24 Jackson Ave, LIC (bet. 42nd Road & 43rd Ave)



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