New York Best Rooftop Bars

For a breathtaking view of Manhattan, head to one of New York’s best rooftop bars. Elsie Rooftop, Azul Rooftop, and The Crown are just some of the choices. If you’re in the mood for something a little less touristy, try “The Ides” at the Wythe Hotel.

Elsie Rooftop

Elsie Rooftop Bar offers a fashionable setting with seasonal light bites and handcrafted cocktails. The stylish, indoor/outdoor space offers breathtaking views of Manhattan.

Restoration Hardware’s Rooftop

The Restoration Hardware Rooftop Bar in New York City is situated on the roof of a beautiful old building in the Meatpacking District. The restaurant features a seasonal menu created by chef Brendan Sodikoff, who previously worked at Chicago’s Au Cheval and 4 Charles Prime Rib. The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating. The rooftop offers stunning views of the city.

Azul Rooftop

Azul Rooftop Bar is located at the Hotel Hugo, which offers panoramic city and river views. The rooftop bar serves frozen drinks and tacos.

The Crown

Located on the 21st floor of the Bowery Hotel, The Crown is a hip and stylish rooftop bar offering panoramic views of the city skyline. You can enjoy hip-hop beats and seasonal cocktails as you take in the 360-degree view of the Big Apple. The Crown offers seating inside as well as outside and has a full bar and a decent wine list.

Mondrian Park Avenue’s 15th-floor wraparound terrace

The Mondrian Park Avenue has a rooftop bar that wraps around its 15th floor. This upscale outdoor bar has a low-key atmosphere and a menu of shareable bites. From here, you can enjoy spectacular views of the city, including the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, and the Hudson River. This hotel also features a number of unique cocktails.

The Skylark

Located on the 30th floor of the Empire State Building, The Skylark is one of the city’s premier rooftop bars. There are several event spaces, including a deck and bar bites. It’s also an ideal spot for corporate events and weddings.