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19 Apr 2024

The Best Rooftop Bars in NYC

A rooftop bar is always the most glamorous place to get a drink. An al fresco spritz with wish-you-were-here kind of views is precisely the energy we seek from a hospitality experience, particularly during the warmer months of the year when lingering outdoors enjoying a drink and small bites is a permanent fixture on the weekend agenda.

The best rooftop bars in NYC, more specifically, are of a notably high caliber thanks to the city’s iconic skyline and community of world-renowned talent, from celebrated design firms to sought-after bartenders. Perhaps you’re on the hunt for somewhere you can enjoy a refreshing herbal cocktail with a view of the Empire State Building? Or a glass of bubbly overlooking Central Park? At the 17 rooftop bars ahead, no vantage point is too extravagant.

Gansevoort Rooftop

With its cobblestone streets and picturesque architecture, the Meatpacking District’s distinct look provides a unique vantage point for a bar with a skyline view. The Gansevoort’s rooftop features a stunning glass enclosure and a brass-framed blue onyx-topped bar, with colorful details like Moroccan tiled floors and custom patterned seating. Enjoy fresh bites like branzino and shrimp pil pil alongside classic cocktails. (Who could resist their rooftop spritz?)

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