Our Local's Guide: NYC’S Top 11 Rooftop Bars & Clubs

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Looking to grab a drink with a view? We’ve got you covered! We put together some of Mirador Real Estate’s agents and staff’s favorite rooftop bars and clubs throughout the City.

 

1. 230 FIFTH ROOFTOP GARDEN BAR & RESTAURANT

$$$ // 230 5th Ave

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A greenery lined rooftop bar overlooking Flatiron, 230 Fifth has been a landmark hotspot for New Yorkers to unwind. Happy hour specials include discounted appetizers. Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Kunal Khemlani recommends their dumplings and spring rolls. “The best part of their delicious appetizers is enjoying them over the view of the beautiful tree lined block facing Madison Square Park,” he shares.

 

2. TOP OF THE STRAND

$$ // 33 W. 37th

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Top of the Strand is an intimate yet lively rooftop lounge with front row views of the Empire State Building. With a retractable roof, the bar remains a popular nightlife attraction all year round.

 

3. LE BAIN at the STANDARD, HIGHLINE

$$$ // 838 Washington St

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If you’re looking to move your feet, then dance your way to Le Bain, an upbeat club featuring world renowned DJ’s and overlooking the Hudson River. “You absolutely must go during sunset,” advises Racquel Popovic, Mirador’s licensed real estate salesperson. “Even the bathrooms have windows so you can enjoy the view while you go!

 

4. BERRY PARK

$$ // 4 Berry St // Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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Enjoy German-inspired interiors and an European beer list with expansive views of Williamsburg at Berry Park’s rooftop bar. “I love coming here to watch soccer with my friends,” shares Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Rafal Zbrzezny. “I just found out you can play corn hole on weekends there so I’m excited to go back!”

 

5. THE ROOF

$$$ // 214 3rd St // Park Slope, Brooklyn

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The Roof is a craft beer and wine bar located on top of Whole Foods in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Mirador’s Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Cheriece White, is a frequent visitor of The Roof for their “tasty food, casual vibe, and nice views.”

 

6. LOOPY DOOPY

$$ // 102 North End Ave

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The Loopy Doopy rooftop lounge offers impressive views of the Hudson River and the Statue of Liberty. “I always go for their signature ice pop champagne,” says Leslie Zemnick, Director of Operations at Mirador. “It’s what they’re best known for; they are refreshing and delicious!”

 

7. HOTEL CHANTELLE

$$ // 92 Ludlow St

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Comprised of 3 floors, Hotel Chantelle is a bar, restaurant, and club all in one. The venue features retro interior designs, an indulgent American menu, and eclectic music. “It is usually crowded on weekends so Thursday nights are better. On Saturdays, it’s a great day-drinking spot so go for brunch!” licensed real estate salesperson Kunal suggests.

 

8. MR. PURPLE

$$ // 180 Orchard St

Located on the 15th floor of Hotel Indigo, Mr. Purple combines the vibrant and artist-loft ambiance of the Lower East Side on its lively rooftop bar. Here, you will find cushioned lounge chairs, a swimming pool, and innovative twists on classic cocktails.

 

9. PHD TERRACE at DREAM MIDTOWN

$$$ // 210 W. 55th

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Resembling a luxe penthouse, PHD Terrace provides an upbeat dance floor and an intimate outdoor space on the roof with expansive views of Times Square.

 

10. ROCK & REILLY’S

$$ // 218 W. 38th

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Rock & Reilly’s elicits the communal spirit of an Irish pub with a modern vibe. The rooftop patio overlooks the Garment District with outdoor seating where guests enjoy American cuisine and watch sports games.

 

11. REFINERY ROOFTOP at Refinery Hotel

$$ // 63 W. 38th

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Towering 13 floors over Midtown Manhattan, Refinery Rooftop attracts both world-traveling guests and local New Yorkers. Both indoor and outdoor seating areas feature a chic vibe with exposed brick and string lights. Did we mention you can request your cocktail to be served in caddies which contain multiple servings?

 

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