From rooftops to speakeasies, dives, and of course the classics, it can be difficult to figure out which one of the 2,000+ bars in NYC are worth going to. Although there are many great bars oparated by NYC bartending license course holder.
Here are five of the best:
Although it is called “Vazac´s,” 7B is also known as Horseshoe Bar, and if you want shots, a 24oz pounder and a jukebox heavy on the metal, this is your spot. Another great reason to visit this place is the fact that it was where Crocodile Dundee was filmed adding a certain air of nostalgia and humor as you relax.
2. Blind Tiger
One of the very first places in NYC to be a great beer bar and to the day, it is still one of the best. They offer over 30 taps which constantly change, and there is always something exciting, rare and surprising to choose from. Oh, and the wings are delicious as well.
3. Death + Co.
This speakeasy is easily the most famous cocktail bar in New York; they have put out a 500-recipe cocktail book as well as several another top of the line cocktail spots. You may have to wait awhile before you can get in. However, a Hunt & Peck which is mezcal, vermouth, rye whiskey, and Campari will make it worth your while.
This German beer garden is a great reason to it Staten Island so you can enjoy tons of great beers on tap as well as live bands that are great accompanied by large salted pretzels. One thing that is an absolute must is that you drink on the ferry as you make your way over, if not it will not have been a success.
McSorley’s is an institution that has been in East Village since 1862, the second you walk in you immediately feel as if you are part of the history of New York City. The great thing is that all you have to do is choose between dark or light beer. There is no wrong choice here.
Although these are more than five fantastic bars in New York City, these five are quite popular, and a must try for anyone in the area.