Bar Hugo is the rare hotel rooftop with a happy hour that’s actually good. It is also isn’t as cheesy as your average hotel rooftop, and the happy hour goes pretty late (9pm, for some reason). If you work downtown, keep it in mind for after-work drinks. Or bring a date here the next time you feel like being impressive. The views of downtown Manhattan beat those from the front window of the dive bar where you usually go. And, especially for a rooftop, the drinks are pretty affordable. Maybe that’s because Hotel Hugo is in an area below Greenwich Village (known as Hudson Yards) that people generally don’t hang out in. Use this to your advantage.
Where we've featured it
More spots in West VillageSee more
CK14 - The Crooked Knife
The food at CK-14 won’t blow your mind, but the friendly staff, huge patio, and strong drinks make up for it.
Kubeh is a casual West Village Middle Eastern spot. The soups are the signature dish, but there are great mezze dips, platters, and shakshuka as well.
Suggested by our writers
Houseman is a fantastic neighborhood restaurant in a neighborhood you probably don’t spend much time in.
Rooftop Reds is a reservation-only rooftop wine bar in the Brooklyn Navy Yard with hammocks and cornhole.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more