best rooftop bars nyc

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photo: UrbanDaddy

photo: The William Vale

photo: The William Vale


Rooftop bar with panoramic skyline views from a terrace & glassed-in lounge plus craft cocktails.

22nd Floor, The William Vale, 111 North 12th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249

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photo: Eater

The crown

Boutique-hotel rooftop bar with sweeping views, cocktails & small bites, plus an indoor lounge.

50 Bowery Street, Rooftop, New York, NY 10013

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photo: Groupon

Hotel chantelle

Views of Downtown frame the setting at this rooftop spot serving a New American menu & cocktails.

92 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002

Loopy doopy rooftop lounge

Contemporary craft cocktail lounge on the Conrad Hotel roof, with sweeping views & small plates.

Conrad New York, 102 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282

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photo: Thirsty Mag

Pod 39 rooftop

17 stories above ground, offers a view of the East River and craft cocktails 

145 E 39th St, New York, NY 10016

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photo: Venue Report

Spyglass rooftop bar

This luxe rooftop bar atop the Archer Hotel has Empire State Building views & craft cocktails.

47 W 38th St, New York, NY 10018

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photo: AP News

the roof

Glassed-in rooftop bar at the Public Hotel with sweeping views, cocktails & a DJ-fueled party vibe.

Public Hotel, 215 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002


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photo: LE Miami

The heights

Bar on the roof of the Arlo NoMad offering cocktails, Detroit-style pizza & glass-bottom views.

11 E 31st St, New York, NY 10016

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Refinery rooftop

Industrial-chic rooftop spot in the Refinery Hotel featuring cocktails, light fare & dramatic views.

Refinery Hotel, 63 W 38th St, New York, NY 10018

Jimmy at the james

18th-story cocktail lounge in James Hotel features an elegant, contemporary interior & rooftop deck.

15 Thompson St, New York, NY 10013

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photo: Gothamist

The rooftop at the jane

 Swank indoor-outdoor lounge

113 Jane St, New York, NY 10014

Roof at park south

Rooftop hotel bar with skyline views, cocktails & Mediterranean food by the team from Boston's O Ya.

125 E 27th St, New York, NY 10016

The Delancey

Nightlife spot includes a plush lounge, canopied roof deck & basement performance space.

168 Delancey St, New York, NY 10002


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photo: Mr Purple 

Mr purple

On the Hotel Indigo's 15th floor, this posh spot with terraces serves elevated bar food & cocktails.

180 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002

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photo: Azul

Azul on the rooftop

Festive rooftop bar above Hotel Hugo featuring frozen drinks, tacos & panoramic river & city views.

525 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013

Top of the standard

Opulent penthouse lounge atop Standard Hotel with expansive views that becomes club after 10 PM.

The Standard, High Line, 848 Washington St, New York, NY 10014

photo:   Greenpointers

photo:  Greenpointers

Northern territory

Comfortable tavern offering Australian fare, beers & inventive cocktails in woody surrounds.

12 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Gallo green

Open in the summer, this roof lounge with a green-garden vibe serves chic cocktails & punch bowls.

542 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

photo: Thrillist

photo: Thrillist

The ides bar

Sleek hotel roof lounge with citywide views offering upscale cocktails & wine.

Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249


mccarren hotel rooftop bar

Sip a classic cocktail at the lively Rooftop Bar at McCarren Hotel

160 N 12th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249