Bars and lounges

If you want to have a drink, you will find plenty of places in New York City ! Here are some places that I like because they have a little something that you will not find elsewhere...

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    Bitter End

    Discover New York City's oldest rock club. Since 1961, many legends have launched their careers in front of The Bitter End's famous brick wall.
    147 Bleecker Street, between Thompson and La Guardia
    W 4 St

    Dianne & Elisabeth

    Located in the heart of Hell's Kitchen, Dianne & Elisabeth is a Wine and Cocktail Bar separated in two parts, a long bar on one hand and several tables on the other hand. Dianne & Elisabeth proposes you a menu featuring produce from farmers from the New York countryside. Note also that the bar has been created by the owner of The Marshal restaurant. Dianne & Elisabeth is open every day from 5 PM.
    644 10th Avenue, entre 45th et 46th Street
    42St Port Authority ou 50 St

    Foxy John's

    A few steps away from Grand Central Terminal and the Chrysler building, Foxy John's opened in 2015 in Midtown Manhattan, inspired by irish pubs and traditionnal American bars. So you can both have a drink and eat a dish, including tacos or burgers. Foxy John's also proposes live music on saturdays.
    143 East 47th Street, betwenn Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue
    51 St

    Il Baretto

    Opened in Hell's Kitchen in 2012, Il Baretto belongs to Chef Tartari, the owner of the famous italian restaurant Il Melograno. Without surprise, Il Baretto follows this italian heritage : the wine list features a lot of italian wines. And if you want to order something to eat, you will of course find an italian menu. Last but not least, the location on the less tourist populated 11th Avenue attracts a lot of locals.
    750 11th Avenue, corner of 53rd Street
    50 St

    L’Ybane New York

    Did you know that New York is next to the Mediterranean Sea ? If you don't believe me, have a look to L'Ybane New York ! This Wine Bar and Restaurant features Mediterranean cooking : ask for hummus, tabouleh, tzatziki, kefta or mousaka. The bar is open from 12 pm to 2 am daily. On Sunday, brunch is served from 11 am to 3 pm.
    709 8th Avenue, between 44th and 45th Streets
    49th St ou 42St Port Authority

    SoHo Cigar Bar

    With plush leather furnishings and an art deco inspired interior, the SoHo Cigar Bar looks like a 1920s speakeasy. Forget about the smoking ban in New York City : here, in the heart of SoHo, you are allowed to smoke cigars, cigarettes and electronic cigarettes while enjoying cocktails and food.
    32 Watts Street, between 6th Avenue and Thompson Street
    Canal St

    The Beluga Bar

    Champagne, martinis and caviar ! Here is the trio forming This bar owned by Caviarteria serves an assortment of american and imported caviar by the oz. on mini blinis with crème fraîche. Have also a look to the eclectic menu of specialty martinis. Live piano music every friday and saturday, from 6 pm. to 10 pm.
    75 Murray Street
    Chambers St

    The Triple Crown Ale House

    Established in 1995, the Triple Crown Ale House is an authentic Irish pub, with beautiful mahogany woodwork, high ceilings and 60 foot bar top. The racing theme is evidenced by the pictures of race horses but the 25 high-def TVs also broadcast baseball, NBA, NFL, rugby, English Premier League, UEFA and FIFA games. The menu features salads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, pasta and of course a wide selection of beers, including belgium beers.
    330 7th Avenue, between 28th and 29th Streets
    28 St

    Tonic Bar

    Located in the heart of Times Square, the Tonic Bar is a full sports bar on 3 levels. Enjoy a drink while watching a baseball or football game ! The Tonic Bar also proposes an eclectic cuisine, with american, cajun and italian inspirations.
    727 Seventh Avenue/48th Street
    49 St

    Union Hall

    Painstakingly converted from a warehouse, Union Hall offers cozy firesides, a stately library, two indoor bocce courts, outdoor garden seating, and a downstairs bar and music venue. New York Press says Union Hall "offers downtown style mixed with Brooklyn’s trademark down-to-earth friendliness".
    702 Union Street/Fifth Avenue
    Union St

    Zinc Bar

    Next to the Washington Square Park, in the Greenwich Village area, the Zinc Bar changes along the hours... During the day, you can ask for a real cappuccino from an authentic "vintage cappuccino machine" then you can play chess or participate to tango lessons on sundays. At night, get ready for the concerts ! Check out their website to find out all the events.
    82 West 3rd Street, between Thompson and Sullivan Streets
    W 4 St