Few things are as dazzling as gazing at a starry night to remind yourself of how beautiful our world can be. Throw a few cocktails in the mix along with a stellar ambiance and the evening becomes the ultimate celebration on NYC rooftop bars. Stop by any one of these fabulous New York rooftops for a magical experience.

 

230 Fifth

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This venue is one of the hot spots to hit up on any given night. 230 Fifth’s rooftop deck is a spacious bar and lounge with multi-leveled seating. Whether guests decide to cozy up on the patio benches, grab a pub table, or choose to be seated by staff, they can soak in the classic views of the New York city lights. Not to mention that from any given angle, guests will be delighted to view the Empire State Building in comfort. Warming up with a few cocktails isn’t the only option here either — Throw on the plush red robes the deck offers or settle underneath the various heated lamps for extra warmth. Once winter truly hits, night owls can seek refuge under the twinkling winter igloos that the venue installs for the colder months.

 

Spyglass Rooftop Bar

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Colleagues meeting after the workday in search of a sophisticated vibe will be pleased to discover the Spyglass Rooftop Bar. Perched on top of the Archer Hotel, the bar gives guests the option of both indoor and outdoor seating. Those looking for views without the hazards of unpredictable weather will definitely find solace here. Dressed up with purple leather barstools against its coffee-colored bar, the venue exudes a classy maturity like no other. Sip on any one of the crafted cocktails and take in the setting sun over the city of this fabulous NYC rooftop bars.

 

Bar 54 one of the luxurious NYC rooftop bars

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Take your wining and dining to a new level — or 54! This rooftop bar takes its visitors up 54 stories to witness the wonder that is the New York City skyline. Indoor and outdoor seating wraps around the perimeter of Bar 54 with the actual bar and kitchen in the center of it all. Cuddle up with your significant other on the pristine cream-colored couches or take your dinner to the outside tables for a clearer vision of the city that never sleeps. Bar 54 keeps its classy ambiance while simultaneously providing a lighthearted and vivacious presence with the various shades of blues, purples, and reds splattered throughout its decor. Whether you grab a bite to eat or celebrate with a toast, Bar 54 is one of New York’s top spots to be.

 

McCarren Rooftop Bar

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The McCarren Hotel rests comfortably amid the vibrant neighborhood of Williamsburg, enticing everyone nearby to bask in its trendy and fun nature for themselves. This NYC rooftop bars in particular here has a whimsical atmosphere, complete with sunshine yellow accents, pinstripe seats and throw pillows and an open floor for those who love to groove to the music. Although McCarren’s is perfect for daytime gatherings with friends and family, the nighttime views and sunset are definitely not to be missed.

 

Jimmy at The James

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18 stories above New York City you will find yourself at Jimmy, a roof deck bar unlike any other, where guests may even opt to splash right into this venue’s pool after a drink or two. Open year-round, Jimmy also offers to heat by the fireplace on cooler nights for a more cozy setting. Its designers crafted the bar to mimic a classic 1970s aura filled with chic furniture pieces and rich wooden floors. Get more than a glimpse from this vantage point that gives guests a viewing of Midtown, the Hudson River, Wall Street and more. Those in search of a swanky and refined setting will do well to check out this “a la mode” bar.