25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC
Maison Premiere is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

1. Maison Premiere

9.5
298 Bedford Ave (btwn S 1st & Grand St), Brooklyn, NY
Marisquería · Williamsburg · 433 tips y reseñas

Jen K.Jen Katan: 1950s Louisiana decor. Perfect for aperitifs and oysters. Beautiful drinks. And wait-staff. And great bluegrass when i was there

The Dead Rabbit is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

2. The Dead Rabbit

9.4
30 Water St (btwn Broad St & Coenties Slip), Nueva York, NY
Bar de cócteles · Financial District · 444 tips y reseñas

Alina M.Alina Mikhaylova: Best service and huuge list of original cocktails. Sweet and professional staff. Parlor on 2nd floor - must visit

Attaboy is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

3. Attaboy

9.3
134 Eldridge St (btwn Delancey & Broome St), Nueva York, NY
Bar clandestino · Lower East Side · 219 tips y reseñas

Charlotte S.Charlotte Scarf: Let someone else do all the thinking. Just tell them your preferred spirit and flavor profile and voilà, a delectable cocktail will appear.

The Library at The NoMad is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

4. The Library at The NoMad

9.1
1170 Broadway (at 28th St), Nueva York, NY
Bar de hotel · NoMad · 93 tips y reseñas

GQ MagazineGQ Magazine: If the bar is too crowded, try snagging a seat at the adjoining Library, a room adorned with plush seating and books and an antique spiral staircase from France.

Dear Irving is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

5. Dear Irving

9.4
55 Irving Pl (at E 17th St), Nueva York, NY
Bar de cócteles · Union Square · 224 tips y reseñas

Carrie N.Carrie Nyden: Unique twists on regular cocktails. My personal favorite was the Deacon Blues. The interior is incredible. This spot is worth the wait!

St. Mazie is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

6. St. Mazie

9.4
345 Grand St (btwn Marcy Ave & Havemeyer St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar de cócteles · Williamsburg · 130 tips y reseñas

Emily W.Emily Wilson: Cute and spacious cocktail bar. $5 wine on tap during happy hour, 6-8pm on weekends.

Clover Club is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

7. Clover Club

9.3
210 Smith St (btwn Baltic & Butler St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar de cócteles · Boerum Hill · 362 tips y reseñas

Cameron G.Cameron Gidari: One of the best bars I've ever been to. Ask for the bartender's choice, they won't steer you wrong. Smash of the Titans and the General two must-try choices though.

Hotel Delmano is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

8. Hotel Delmano

9.4
128 N 9th St. (at Berry St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar de cócteles · Williamsburg · 230 tips y reseñas

Nicole F.Nicole Formica: I love love love this bar. Awesome cocktails. Don't stray too far away from their signatures.. The Alibi or Devils Garden is a great place to start.

Angel’s Share is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

9. Angel’s Share

9.3
8 Stuyvesant St (at E 9th St & 3rd Ave), Nueva York, NY
Bar clandestino · East Village · 483 tips y reseñas

Kathy M.Kathy Matthiesen: Go upstairs to the Japanese restaurant and go left through the unmarked door. Quiet, intimate, and great drinks. Loved the Smoke in Your Face whiskey cocktail - it's exactly what it sounds like.

The Wayland is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

10. The Wayland

9.2
700 E 9th St (at Avenue C), Nueva York, NY
Bar de cócteles · Alphabet City · 273 tips y reseñas

Gina G.Gina Gusby: This place is fun.. It's a staple of Alphabet City .. The bartenders are friendly and prepare great cocktails. Food is delicious as well. We had the Sausage bread and Milk & honey .

The Raines Law Room is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

11. The Raines Law Room

9.3
48 W 17th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), Nueva York, NY
Bar clandestino · Union Square · 325 tips y reseñas

TiffanyTiffany: Press the bell and a hostess will guide you in! Try the La Reforma if you're looking for something sweet but not too heavy.

Achilles Heel is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

12. Achilles Heel

9.2
180 West St (at Green St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar de cócteles · Greenpoint · 82 tips y reseñas

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Expect perfect oysters, lovingly prepared off-cuts of meat, tangy homemade ferments, and seasonal vegetables. Natural wines, smart-but-not-smart-ass cocktails, and local suds keep everyone loose. Leer más.

Apothéke is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

13. Apothéke

9.2
9 Doyers St (btwn Pell St & Bowery), Nueva York, NY
Bar de cócteles · Chinatown · 432 tips y reseñas

PureWowPureWow: For when you just can't have another cranberry vodka. Let the expert mixologists at Apothéke Academy teach you a few of the classics, like the Sazerac, French 75 and old-fashioned. Leer más.

Blueprint is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

14. Blueprint

9.3
196 5th Ave (btwn Union St & Berkeley Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Bar de cócteles · North Slope · 134 tips y reseñas

Chelsea R.Chelsea Renaud: Cocktail bar that’s unpretentious enough that you could walk in on for a casual drink and the big charcuterie plate, but vibey enough to continue a date night. Drinks made to your taste + Back Patio

Leyenda is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

15. Leyenda

9.2
221 Smith St (btwn Butler St & Baltic St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar de cócteles · Boerum Hill · 61 tips y reseñas

DrewskiDrewski: Good food, mostly great drinks (stick to the clear liquors). Chicken tacos were excellent. Outdoor area is small but nice on a warm night since it allows for a breeze.

Featherweight is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

16. Featherweight

9.1
135 Graham Ave (btwn Boerum St & Johnson Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Bar de cócteles · East Williamsburg · 64 tips y reseñas

Alexandra P.Alexandra Previdi: Cozy, dimly lit, not overly crowded. Creative cocktails. Be warned that they only take cash.

Dutch Kills is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

17. Dutch Kills

9.2
27-24 Jackson Ave (btwn Queens & Dutch Kills St), Long Island City, NY
Bar de cócteles · 252 tips y reseñas

Marius W.Marius Watz: Much awe, very love. These cocktails are worth the trip to LIC, in a stylish intimate venue that is dark enough for both dates and indiscretion. 3 inch ice cubes and metal straws keep it classy.

The Up & Up is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

18. The Up & Up

9.2
116 Macdougal St (btwn W 3rd & Bleecker St), Nueva York, NY
Bar de cócteles · Greenwich Village · 108 tips y reseñas

Colin A.Colin Adams: The screen door slam is a great introductory bourbon drink with a good dose of sweetness, but still strong enough for an old-fashioned fan to enjoy.

Bar Belly is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

19. Bar Belly

9.1
14 Orchard St (at Canal St), Nueva York, NY
Bar de cócteles · Chinatown · 102 tips y reseñas

Sarah S.Sarah Spagnolo: Truffle popcorn bar snacks and $1 oysters at happy hour. My fave pick for an early weekday cocktail (pay attention to specials)

Bemelmans Bar is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

20. Bemelmans Bar

9.1
35 E 76th St (at Madison Ave), Nueva York, NY
Bar de hotel · Upper East Side · 118 tips y reseñas

Brant M.Brant McQuitty: Best martinis and bar snacks on the UES, not to mention the Bemelman murals play nicely agains the dark space and great jazz trio.

Employees Only is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

21. Employees Only

9.2
510 Hudson St (at Christopher St), Nueva York, NY
Bar clandestino · West Village · 484 tips y reseñas

Lou A.Lou Allen: This place is simply awesome. Great atmosphere and open late for a cocktail after dinner at the Spotted Pig.

Weather Up is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

22. Weather Up

9.1
589 Vanderbilt Ave (btwn Dean & Bergen St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar de cócteles · Prospect Heights · 156 tips y reseñas

Jake E.Jake Eubank: Ask for the bartenders choice. They won't steer you wrong.

Dynaco is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

23. Dynaco

9.3
1112 Bedford Ave (at Quincy St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 40 tips y reseñas

Abigail A.Abigail Argersinger: This place is pretty much magical. A wood-burning fire in the back, a secret door to an alley, free goldfish, and great cocktails. Lots of space. Doesn't get much better.

Cienfuegos is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

24. Cienfuegos

9.0
95 Avenue A (E 6th St), Nueva York, NY
Bar de cócteles · East Village · 220 tips y reseñas

Saarim Z.Saarim Zaman: Definitely come for the half price punch bowl specials for happy hour from 5-7pm on weekdays, it's relatively quiet and the punch tastes great

Mother's Ruin is one of 25 Top Cocktail Bars in NYC.

25. Mother's Ruin

9.0
18 Spring St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), Nueva York, NY
Bar de cócteles · NoLita · 312 tips y reseñas

Garrison P.Garrison Price: Awesome scene for singles. Great bartenders. Always have the frozen house cocktail. Always... and waffle fries. You didn't expect such delicious food.