Where To Drink In New York

From upscale bars where celebrity sightings are possible to dive bars tucked away in lesser known corners of the city, New York City will make sure you don’t go thirsty, no matter your drink or atmosphere of choice.

Post Office | Cocktail Bar | Williamsburg

If you’re willing to venture off the beaten path, you’ll be rewarded with Post Office, a bar whose extensive selection of whiskey is well worth going out of your way for. The bar also has a drink menu that includes both innovative and classic drinks to please any bar goer.

Bar B | Tapas & Wine Bar | Chelsea

It’s standing room only at Bar B, but you’ll find that the small space and lack of seating actually contribute to the simple, intimate atmosphere that has made the bar a favorite among locals. And if you don’t feel like leaving your suite, Bar B delivers to your door!

Ward III | Cocktail Bar | TriBeCa

Try your hand at bartending at Ward III! Well, kind of. If you don’t see something you like on the menu, you’re free to make special requests, or even to discuss your tastes with the bartender, who will whip up something just for you!

The Library | Dive Bar | Greenwich Village

If you’re looking for an old-timey experience that will take you back, head to The Library. This dive bar, located in the East Village, comes complete with an authentic jukebox and old films playing in the background. Regulars also rave about the friendly staff, who work hard to make sure that you have a great experience!

Amélie | Wine Bar | Greenwich Village

Wine connoisseurs rejoice - Amélie’s selection of wines is so large that the menu covers five pages! Many of wines come from classic location like France and California’s Napa Valley, but others hail from more exotic locations like New Zealand, Chile, the Caribbean, South Africa, and Argentina. Whatever glass you choose, you’ll get to enjoy it while sitting in a vintage theater seat among wooden shelves piled high with bottles.

The Jeffrey Craft Beer & Bites | Gastropub | Upper East Side

Whether you like beer or cider, and whether you like it on tap, in a bottle, or even in a can, The Jeffrey Craft Beer & Bites has what you’re looking for. Consider ordering a small plate, like black truffle popcorn or a classic BLT, to complement your drink!

Full Circle Bar | Full Bar | Williamsburg

If you’re searching for a lively atmosphere and affordable drinks, check out Full Circle Bar! Value is good any day of the week, but Sunday nights are a special bargain - all drinks are just $4! What’s more, people with a competitive streak can also get their game on at Full Circle Bar with organized skee-ball tournaments!

Jonny’s Bar | Dive Bar | Greenwich Village

Open until 4 in the morning every day of the week, Jonny’s Bar is the perfect place for late night party goers who want one final drink before turning in for the night. The atmosphere is laid back and relaxing, and the drinks, simple, satisfying, and expensive, make a perfect nightcap.

Pocket Bar NYC | Wine Bar | Midtown Manhattan

At Pocket Bar NYC, beer and wine are center stage. The menu offers a small but tasteful selection of beer and wine, from places such as Greece and Chile, and even a “secret recipe of aromatic herbs from 43 countries.” The ham and cheddar hot pocket is the lone food item on the menu, so just make sure that you arrive after dinner!

Suffolk Arms | Cocktail Bar | Lower East Side

Suffolk Arms is known for the unique balance it strikes between tradition and innovation. The bar is mahogany, the walls and floor are wood, and the drinks are inventive. Made by notable mixologists, the cocktails include ingredients like elder flower and passion fruit. There may be a line when you arrive, but the wait is well worth it!