The Most Enjoyable Rooftop Bars in NYC

You know the drill. It’s Friday at 5pm, 80 degrees outside, and you want that yummy post-work drink.  Why don’t you just head to the trendy rooftop bar around the corner? OH, because it has a line down the block and bartenders who will probably ignore you.

Don’t get me wrong, I can be as #basic as the rest of them. But when it comes to rooftop bars I’d rather have room to walk around than be squished 30 floors in the air. A lot of “research” went into this post, and you better believe that I’ve tried out these spots for you guys! One of my most-asked questions via Instagram dm’s is what the best rooftop bars are in NYC.  This round-up has all the spots that I enjoy the most and I’m sure you will too!



The Most Enjoyable Rooftop Bars in NYC:


1. Azul on the Roof

Location: Soho



2. Roof at Park South

Location: Nomad



3. Broken Shaker

Location: Flatiron


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4. La Birreria

Location: Flatiron, bonus: above Eataly!!



5. Westlight

Location: Brooklyn, but worth it


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6. 1 Hotel Rooftop Bar

Location: Brooklyn, but worth it


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7. The Crown

Location: Chinatown


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8. Gallow Green

Location: Chelsea


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9. Elsie

Location: Midtown + just opened!


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10. Magic Hour

Location: Times Square/Midtown


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Have a fav rooftop bar I didn’t mention? Comment below!



32 thoughts on “The Most Enjoyable Rooftop Bars in NYC

  1. These all look amazing! I’ve been to the standard, which had such a fun vibe too. I could definitely see it as an addition to your round up.
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