The 11 Best New Bars in New York City: Summer 2017
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The 11 Best New Bars in New York City: Summer 2017

It should come as no surprise that new bars are popping up in NYC all the time. Many of these spots are vanguards, offering new trends and styles of drinking. One might be a more relaxed craft spot, another might have sweeter-yet-balanced drinks, and still another might effortlessly incorporate high-tech equipment and techniques. At least one of these 11 new establishments could be your next favorite hangout.—Robert Haynes-Peterson

*Bars are listed alphabetically.

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1.  The Black Derby

It’s been a while since a spot opened in the West Village that feels like the West Village. This self-dubbed New…
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2.  Chumley’s

Whether you knew it as the dingy writer and firefighter hangout of the ’80s and ’90s or the tourist- and frat-boy-packed…
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3.  Coup

Ravi DeRossi (Death & Co, Mayahuel, Amor y Amargo, Mother of Pearl) shook up NYC’s dining and drinking scene last year…
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4.  Diamond Reef

The team behind Lower East Side craft cocktail den Attaboy has opened a Brooklyn spot with a completely different vibe but…
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5.  The Fat Monk

From the street, all you see is a minuscule four-person bar and a handful of spirits on the back wall. All…
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6.  Fine & Rare

There are many spots in New York to grab an unusual or expensive bottle of whiskey. But there are few with…
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7.  La Milagrosa Agave Bar and Listening Room

What hasn’t a speakeasy been hidden behind yet? Why a trendy Mexican deli in Williamsburg, of course. The working deli offers…
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8.  Little Mountain

So Brooklyn-sweet it could give you artisanal cavities, this 270-square-foot jewel box of a bar hails from the folks at Black…
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9.  Lovage Rooftop & Indoor Lounge

Wes Anderson meets Stanley Kubrick in this spacious, colorful postmodern lounge decked in everything from concrete and chainmail to designer fabrics…
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10.  ROKC

Combining three popular trends right now—high-quality ramen, immaculately presented cocktails and upscale Harlem spots—meet ROKC (Ramen, Oysters, Kitchen and Cocktails) from…
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11.  Sugar East

While BlackTail is a crowded, raucous tribute to the American bartenders and expats who made Cuba their home in the 1940s…
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