37 "Drinking Good Cocktails" restaurants in New York.
Shuko, an unmarked Japanese spot near Union Square, is our favorite omakase experience in NYC.
Crown Shy is an American restaurant in the Financial District that’s one of the few places we’d recommend to absolutely everyone.
Bohemian has a secret phone number and referral process to get a reservation, but that’s not why you should care about this Japanese spot in Noho.
Babs is a nice restaurant in Greenwich Village that serves excellent Basque food, but it’s not perfect for everyone.
Gran Electrica serves simple, excellent Mexican food and creative cocktails. It also has a great back patio.
Calaca is a little cash-only Mexican spot in Bed-Stuy where you should drink flights of tequila while eating some great tacos and tostadas.
Red Hook Tavern is from the people behind Hometown Bar-B-Que, and it’s a great spot to sit at the bar, drink wine, and eat an extremely good burger.
Edie Jo’s is a bar and restaurant in Prospect Lefferts Gardens that’s great if you’re looking for drinks and snacks in the neighborhood.
The Lower East Side location of Mission Chinese used to be a party. Now it feels like one that ended a while ago.
Nobody Told Me is a casual cocktail bar on the Upper West Side that’s perfect for when you need to catch up with a friend and drink something great.
Las’ Lap is a cocktail bar on the Lower East Side with tropical decor, good music, and a few tables where you can eat a full dinner.
Cedar Local is casual cocktail bar that’s a good place for a cocktail after work in FiDi.
Minton’s Playhouse is a famous jazz bar in Harlem that’s connected to The Cecil Steakhouse.
Sugar Monk is a tiny cocktail bar in Harlem with velvet furniture, tropical wallpaper, and some very good (and complex) drinks.
Bar Wayo is a cocktail bar from the Momofuku people, and it’s a good spot to get drinks and bar food by the Seaport.