When you can’t pull up a stool at the bar, bring the booze to you! Or take a seat at one of NYC’s best haunts for safe outdoor dining and drinking.
DRINK: Dry January Just Got a Little Easier
Try not to be tempted by Soho Diner’s jalapeño-infused pink margaritas, but instead imbibe an Orange Julius restorative cocktail.
INDULGE: A Dessert and Cocktail All in One
Hamilton Hall sweetens up its drinks menu with a S’mores Hot Cocoa—Stoli Vanilla, Baileys, and, of course, a flamed marshmallow.
DRINK: Happy Hour at Bonnie Vee
Pick your poison: $5 Narragansetts, wine discounts, or taking a chance on the bartender’s choice.
DRINK: You’re Invited to the Penthouse
Raise a cup of hot whiskey cider or pumpkin pie hot chocolate inside one of 230 Fifth Rooftop’s cozy igloos.
CHEERS!: Patent Pending’s Hidden Bar
Grab a classic cocktail (inside or out!) at this dreamy speakeasy-within-a-speakeasy, located in the Radio Wave Building.
SIP: A Cocktail or Two at A.R.T. SoHo
Enjoy a much needed day (or night!) out at the Arlo’s casual-chic patio space and year-round rooftop.
TRY: Modern Takes on Classic Cocktails
Tonight Death & Co’s signature drinks are yours for the taking. (Try the Sky Ladder, with sherry, coconut liqueur, and a hint of yuzu.)
VISIT: A Farm-to-Bar Cocktail Café on the UES
Secure a spot at Festivál’s Mixology Table for a unique cocktail-and-food pairing.
SHOP: Books and Booze To Go
The Bronx’s only bookstore, The Lit.Bar, reopens its doors to readers and wine lovers alike.
Spend happy hour at Chavela’s, a Brooklyn staple known for its Mexican fare and top-notch tequila list.
TRY: Seasonal Cocktails at the Crown
Hit up the 21st floor of Hotel 50 Bowery for a Daydreamer (gin, soto sake, and habañero bitters) and stunning skyline views.
SIP: Cocktails From 67 Orange Street
Can you take the heat? Try a sip of the Smoky and Spicy, with mezcal, jalapeño-infused tequila, and chile liqueur.
DO: Crack Open a Lager in the Yard
Threes Brewing welcomes pilsner, IPA, and pale ale drinkers back to its new outdoor bar space in Gowanus.