best nyc bars for getting laid 

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photo: BizBash

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photo: Time Out 

the wren

Hearty, upscale pub eats, craft cocktails, beer & lots of spirits in a rustic space.

344 Bowery, New York, NY 10012

photo: Drink NYC

photo: Drink NYC

mother's ruin

Bespoke cocktails, bar snacks & booze-filled slushies 

18 Spring St, New York, NY 10012

photo: The Infatuation 

photo: The Infatuation 

the wayland

Cutting-edge cocktails are served in a no-frills setting at this laid-back barroom.

700 E 9th St, New York, NY 10009

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photo: WordPress

wilfie and nell

Locally sourced pub grub, a wide cocktail menu & weekend brunch served in a compact, homey setting.

228 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10014

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photo: Hg2

the third man

Hip spot for craft cocktails sipped in the candlelit, wood-&-brick bar 

116 Avenue C, New York, NY 10009

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photo: UrbanDaddy

the garret west

Handsome second-floor bar with exposed brick, serving cocktails & Five Guys burgers from downstairs.

2nd Floor, 296 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014

photo: The Infatuation

photo: The Infatuation

169 bar

Bar with palm trees, a leopard-print pool table & a small menu 

169 E Broadway, New York, NY 10002

photo: Eater

photo: Eater

goodnight sonny

By the Wayland team, this tile-floored space offers a raw bar, sandwiches & seasonal cocktails.

134 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10009

photo: Urban Daddy

photo: Urban Daddy

Leave Rochelle Out Of It

Bar specializing in whiskey, served in a space lined with subway tiles and antique mirrors.

205 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002

photo: Pintrest

photo: Pintrest

home sweet home

Music & assorted knickknacks enliven this underground, off-the-beaten-path barroom.

131 Chrystie St # 1, New York, NY 10002

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photo: Metro US


Dimly lit, casual neighborhood spot

122 St Marks Pl #126, New York, NY 10009

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photo: Piano's


2-level bar/music venue to hear live indie acts or dance to DJ sets upstairs.

158 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002

photo: The Happiest Hour 

photo: The Happiest Hour 

the happiest hour

Cocktail lounge with a horseshoe bar, tiki-inspired dining area & jazzy, intimate downstairs space.

121 W 10th St, New York, NY 10011

photo:  Venue Report

photo: Venue Report

the penrose

Old-fashioned cocktails & a hefty beer & whiskey list, set amid reclaimed wood & vintage wallpaper.

1590 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

rye house

Upscale, old-timey American eatery serving creative pub grub, with whiskey cocktails.

11 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011

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photo: DrinkedIn

Lillie's Victorian Establishment  

Casual pub offering comfort eats & a full bar in an atmospheric setting with Victorian details.

13 E 17th St, New York, NY 10003



employees only

Inventive drinks are poured at this retro-looking, Prohibition-style bar.

510 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014

photo: Time Out

photo: Time Out

the garret east  

Resembling a posh, retro apartment, this bar serves seasonal cocktails

206 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009