Top 7 Rooftop Bars In Greenwich Village, New York

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New York is the place where many cultures blend and bring colours to the city, and some are stronger in certain parts of the city. Take the example of Greenwich Village in Manhattan; it’s been famous for its bohemian spirit that produced arts, diversity, and inclusiveness. It’s the neighbourhood that will bring out the best in you and will invite you to have a good time. When you visit Greenwich Village, you are bound to find places where you can absorb the culture of its people, while enjoying delightful dishes made by locals. To top it, all of this can be experienced while you admire the view from above. Keep reading the article to choose the rooftop bars in Greenwich Village, New York, that you can visit and have a fabulous time savouring meals while learning the culture of the locals.

1. Bar Hugo

Azul Rooftop Bar
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Located on the top floor of Hotel Hugo, this modern and trendy bar offers the dramatic view of the Hudson River and the Statue of Liberty, along with the marvellous skyline of New York City. Bar Hugo is also famous for its variety of cocktails that you can try, that includes wine and champagne. Many past visitors say that this place is a hidden gem of New York City, or maybe to put it better, it’s the local’s best-hidden secret. If you’re visiting Bar Hugo on weekends, you may have to wait to get a table for you, but on other days you can easily get one of best spots to savour a nice drink with friends while admiring the view of New York City from above.

Bar Hugo

Address: 525 Greenwich St, Hotel Hugo, New York

Website: Bar Hugo

Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 5pm - 11pm; Thu - Sat: 5pm - 2am

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2. Bar d’Eau

Trump SoHo tower from Spring Street
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If you happen to be near or staying at the Trump Soho Hotel, you might want to try out Bar d’Eau on the rooftop, by the pool. It’s the place where many trendy people meet up to have a good time while sipping on selected wines and champagnes, and enjoying the delicious fare stirred up by the hotel’s chef. This place is nothing but world-class, and you’ll have a great time, whether you’re just sitting and having a drink with your friends, or you’re staying at the hotel and want to try out the rooftop bar.

Bar d’Eau

Address: 246 Spring St, New York

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 11pm; Sun: 10am - 10pm

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3. A.R.T. SoHo (Arlo Roof Top)

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Arlo Roof Top Bar in Soho, or as it’s known as A.R.T. SoHo after they went through a re-opening few years ago, offers you a chic and cosy place where you can have excellent food and drinks while admiring the view of the Hudson River and the Freedom Tower. Along with their rebranding, A.R.T SoHo also made a come back with a brand new menu of food and drinks, that are popular among youngsters who love to find new places and to try out new cuisines on their weekend. When you visit Greenwich Village, drop by A.R.T SoHo for an experience that is unconventional, unique, and breath-taking.

A.R.T. SoHo

Address: 231 Hudson Street, New York

Website: A.R.T. SoHo

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 4pm - 12am; Fri: 4pm - 1am; Sat: 2pm - 1am; Sun: 2pm - 11pm

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4. Plunge Rooftop Bar + Lounge

Sunset from the Roof of the Gansevoort Hotel
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If you’re looking for exciting party time while you’re in New York, then you should look no further than Plunge Rooftop Bar + Lounge at the top of Hotel Gansevoort. The bar offers you brilliantly created cocktails and stunning vista of New York City. If you’re visiting just before sunset, then you’re in for a visual treat, watching the sun goes down from this place is something that many people enjoy, especially with the perfect companion.

Plunge Rooftop Bar + Lounge

Address: 18 9th Ave, Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, New York

Website: Plunge Rooftop Bar + Lounge

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 12am; Fri - Sat: 11am - 4am

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5. Brass Monkey

Brass Monkey
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Feel the atmosphere of a classic American ambience at this rooftop bar. They serve delightful food and delicious drinks to accompany you throughout the night. They even do theme nights on some occasion, and you might want to keep a lookout on their schedule and visit there on the theme that you love. It can be a bit hot and humid during a summer day, but the chilled drinks that they serve will freshen you up easily. Brass Monkey also provides fun games to play with your friends, such as Jenga.

Brass Monkey

Address: 55 Little W 12th St, New York

Website: Brass Monkey

Opening hours: 11am - 4am (daily)

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6. Boom Boom Room (The Top of The Standard)

The Standard Hotel at the Highline
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This place is actually a part of the Standard Hotel, and also known as The Top of The Standard. The hotel just recently refurbished their rooftop bar, and now it’s a devilishly elegant cocktail bar with a black, gold, and champagne colour scheme that covers the entire room. Here you can enjoy a variety of music that will sway you further into the night with their selection of drinks. You can also visit the place during the day and revel in the touch of soft daylight that lights up the place beautifully. At night let yourself be seduced by the stunning night view of the city and the sky. The staff and bartender are pleasant, and they will give you a friendly service throughout your stay at the rooftop.

Boom Boom Room (The Top of The Standard)

Address: The Standard, High Line, 848 Washington St, New York

Website: Boom Boom room/The Top of The Standard

Opening hours: 4pm - 12am (daily)

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7. Bar 13

Bar 13
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With its recently remodelled rooftop deck, Bar 13 provides a magnificent full-service venue. There’s always something to celebrate with a drink at Bar 13, making it the perfect place for you and your friends to drop by after work and dance the night away after a long hard day of activities. If you plan to visit during the happy hours, then get ready to enjoy a vibrant night with a variety of drinks that the bartender creates (don’t forget to tip them, of course). If you or your friend live in the Greenwich Village area, you can also book the rooftop bar for an event, their adorable decor and funky music will entertain your group all night long.

Bar 13

Address: 121 University Pl, New York

Website: Bar 13

Opening hours: Mon, Wed - Thu: 3pm - 2am; Tue, Fri - Sat: 3pm - 4am; Sun: 10am - 4pm

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Have a fantastic time in Greenwich Village

Feel the ever-exciting Bohemian spirit that can be experienced all over Greenwich Village, New York. You can also feel the energy as you stroll along the area, and find yourself stepping in and out of exciting rooftop bars. Don’t let your mind wander too much before deciding, just go where your feet take you and have a marvellous time throughout the night at the top rooftop bars in Greenwich Village.

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Elmira, also known as Elmo, is a dedicated travel writer who lives by the belief that visiting at least one new place each year broadens knowledge and enriches the heart. Her passion for exploring...Read more

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