This month’s crop of bars includes long-awaited openings from the Alinea group and Wayland owners, plus imaginatively themed spaces based on Japanese record bars and Chinese cinema. Experiences run the gamut from conceptual cocktails in a penthouse bar to bottle service in a glamorous new speakeasy to boozy slushies at a New Orleans–inspired watering hole. Choose your new fall hangout from our picks below.
Two speakeasies with sleek decor and expertly crafted cocktails are among the new bars drawing us in this month. Craft is also key at the latest East Village cocktail spot, as well as at a new taproom serving up signature brews in Sunset Park. Check out these and more of our favorite new haunts below.
If you’ve been to every bar in your neighborhood, your nightlife repertoire may be in need of a refresh. The latest additions to New York City’s abundant roster of bars are here to help. This summer, there are new rooftops and outdoor spaces where you can soak up the sun while you sip, as well as tucked-away spots perfect for cooling off. Explore our picks below to find your new favorite watering hole.