In a city that’s growing upwards, rooftops have become all the rage in NYC. When the clock hits 5 o’clock everyone is rushing to find the best views and best drinks to celebrate happy hour. Be ahead of the game with these 6 rooftop bars and lounges.

Battery Park

The Loopy Doopy

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In addition to one of the best views of the Statue of Liberty, Loopy Doopy is home of the infamous prosecco and ice pop. An alcohol infused Peoples Pop served in a glass of prosecco. Loopy Doopy is located in Battery Park on the rooftop of the Conrad Hotel at 102 North End Ave.

Meatpacking District

Le Bain at the Standard

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Le Bain is best known for its 360 views of the city, grass-covered rooftop, and pool positioned directly on the dance floor. Plus, world famous DJ’s spin their regularly. This luxe escape from the real world is the perfect place to cool off after a long day in the office. Le Bain is located in the Meatpacking District on the rooftop of the Standard hotel at 848 Washington St.

Hell’s Kitchen

Cantina Rooftop

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High in the sky, this spacious venue has perfected their margaritas and Mexican food. With a retractable roof, Cantina’s happy hour can be enjoyed year-round. Cantina Rooftop restaurant and lounge is located in Hell’s Kitchen at 605 W 48th St.

Lower East Side

The DL

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Head to this fun roofdeck for an after-work happy hour that every New Yorker should experience at least once. DL’s outdoor atmosphere makes you feel like you’re on your own back porch, which is nice because that’s not an amenity most Manhattanites get to enjoy. The DL is located on the Lower East Side at 95 Delancey St.

Flatiron District


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You can’t go wrong at this beer garden located on top of Eataly. World class beers imported from around the world, fine Italian food, and incredible views are what this spot is all about. Birreria is located in the Flatiron District on the rooftop of Eataly at 200 5th Ave.


Dominique Ansel Bakery 

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Famous for their cookie shots, happy hour at Dominique Ansel will leave you on a different level of “happy”. Dominique Ansel is located in Soho at 189 Spring st.

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