Top 10 Best Bars in New York City

March 9, 2017

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New York City has a few world-famous bars. You can find great drinks all over the city, but finding the best place for a drink can be hard. If you need a drink, here are the top 10 bars in New York City.

10. The Dead Rabbit

30 Water St, New York, NY 10004

The Dead Rabbit is designed after a 19th-century tavern. It’s upscale enough for an interesting evening, but low-key enough to avoid overdressing. One of the bar’s best attributes is the staff’s ability to recreate a variety of drinks from previous centuries.

9. The Clover Club

210 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

The Clover Club is another great retro bar focused on the style of previous decades. It is a great place for cocktails, but also has a variety of uncommon drinks as well. If you are looking for a unique experience, the Clover Club is one of the best places to try new drinks.

8. Death & Company

433 E 6th St, New York, NY 10009

If you are part of the growing sensation for craft cocktails, then Death & Company is the bar for you. It specializes in cocktails of different varieties. The Gothic décor also adds to making the experience unique.

7. Tørst

615 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

For a simpler, yet, exotic drink, go to Tørst in Greenpoint. Tørst is a minimalist Scandinavian bar that features drinks from North America and Europe. It is a great place to try something different in an unusual atmosphere.

6. The NoMad Bar

10 W 28th St, The NoMad Hotel, New York City, NY 10001-6403

Over in Manhattan, you can stop in at the NoMad Bar for a quick drink. It’s located in the NoMad Hotel, and is well known for being a popular place to stop for a drink. It has an array of affordable and expensive cocktails. The NoMad Bar makes it easy to find what you like.

5. Super Power

722 Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11216

Super Power is a bar in Crown Heights that specializes in Tiki and other colorful drinks. Aside from the drinks, it is known for its great bar food too. You can stop in for the oyster happy hour as well. Super Power is a great place for cocktails on a budget, as the average cost of a drink is around $10.

4. Ghost Donkey

4 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012

If you’re really into tequila and entertainingly themed bars, then check out Ghost Donkey in NoHo. Aside from the hilariously entertaining name, Ghost Donkey’s bartenders can make a range of traditional and original drinks featuring tequila. The house favorites include the El Burro Fantasma which is big enough for two to share.

3. Sauvage

905 Lorimer Street Brooklyn, NY 11222

While most bars are dimly lit and sensual areas, Sauvage is a brightly lit restaurant/bar with great cocktails. It is a welcome change from the usual bar atmosphere. The food is far from the average bar foods that you could expect, and it has a friendly atmosphere that is great to take your friends to for a drink.

2. The Last Word

31-30 Ditmars Boulevard Queens, NY 11105

If you’ve ever wondered what a speakeasy was like, you can try The Last Word in Astoria. It’s a speakeasy-style bar that accurately recreates the same hidden gem feel of the prohibition age speakeasies. It also has modern favorites so there are plenty of options for you to try.

1. Metrograph Commissary

7 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002

One of the best places to get a drink in New York City is the Metrograph Commissary on the Lower East Side. The décor recreates the characteristic Hollywood-style studio hangout. It is a great place to lounge with a feeling of being in a different time.

New York City is full of great drinks and great bars. You can find a bar on nearly every street, and the chances are good that it will have a good drink for you. Try these great bars and ask the locals what the best place to go is. If you are planning on driving, make sure you have a plan to get home safely. Get the app for the support your car needs to get you home safely.

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