Top Recommendations for Outdoor Bars in NYC

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New York City, or the city that never sleeps, is known for amazing culinary experiences, cultural diversity and vibrant nightlife. If you’re looking for some of the best outdoor or rooftop bars to go to with friends, look no further! Keep reading for some of our top recommendations.

Tiki Chick

Located on the Upper West Side , this bar offers a tiki experience right in NYC. The outside seating area has cozy beach chairs that make it a great place to meet with friends. It offer has an impressive menu of fun beach drinks to make you feel like you’re at the beach in NYC. 

Thyme and Tonic

As the name suggests, this place offers a delicious thyme and tonic that is a must try. They have a great selection of indoor and outdoor seating with a vast array of delicious cocktails and a vast vegetarian menu. 

Gallow Green

This spot is perfect for fans of plants and gardens. This bar is ethereal, complete with fairy lights and a garden. This bar is known for its clever cocktails and live jazz band, making it the perfect ambiance for those looking for a whimsical night under the stars.

230 Fifth Rooftop Bar

This bar offers panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline and the Empire State Building. It offers indoor and outdoor seating, making it the ultimate seasonal experience.