Rooftop Bars To Try This Summer

by | Jul 13, 2018 | Downtown Eats Guides, Uncategorized

Nothing pairs with a cocktail as well as the New York skyline. Rooftop bars and restaurants offer the perfect combination of fresh air and fresh flavors. Whether you are looking for a relaxing, and romantic late-night bite, or a lively outdoor club scene, a rooftop bar is one of the best ways to spend an inviting summer evening.

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Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar will bring out the kid inside anyone, even while enjoying an adult beverage. The bar is most commended for its whimsical Ice Pop cocktails. When ordering, customers can choose between a rosecco and prosecco base. A home-made alcoholic popsicle, like the raspberry cosmo, the peach amaretto sour, or the two-tone blueberry lemon whiskey, is then elegantly submerged into the drink of choice. The flavors infuse, creating a complex, and curious, presentation. Enjoy a cocktail popsicle while gazing at views of The Hudson River and the Statue of Liberty at the Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar; the bar with an atmosphere, and menu, as fun as its name.

The Delancey rooftop bar attempts to sweep bar-goers off to a tropical paradise. The top floor of the Delancey is adorned with bountiful greenery and beachy lounge chairs that overlook stunning views of the Manhattan skyline. The Delancey separates itself from other rooftop bars in that it is also a 3-story music venue. The Delancey has featured bands of various musical genres, variety shows, standup comedians and burlesque dancers amongst others. A night at the Delancey is sure to be an experience that cannot be replicated elsewhere.




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The Crown rooftop bar and lounge sits 21 stories above the streets of Chinatown. Chefs Dale Talde, David Massoni and Josh Buch of Three Kings Restaurant Group took inspiration for the up-scale street-food and innovative cocktails, such as the Thai Basil Watermelon margarita, from the surrounding neighborhood. Aside from the interesting menu, the Crown is revered for its extraordinary views of the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Manhattan Bridge Arch. The Crown offers its customers an experience as beautiful, and lively, as the city under it.




Rooftop 93 is popular for offering an unparalleled atmosphere. The two-floor ar tops the Wyndham Garden Chinatown Hotel. Floor to ceiling windows bring the lower level lounge to life, guaranteeing its guests can enjoy the downtown views from every area of the bar. The service at the Rooftop 93 is known for being friendly and efficient. The two floors complement each other ensuring that guests can intimately chat, and experience a lively upbeat atmosphere, without feeling as though one needs to be sacrificed for the other.

Spend a night enjoying a drink or a small plate with friends surrounded by the life of the city, and the warmth of the season, before summer nights slip away.


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