The $25 you would have spent on a Top of the Rock ticket can go toward enjoying a drink and earning “likes” on your newly posted, close-up shot of the Empire State building. This non-pretentious rooftop bar is open all year and offers a daily happy hour from 5-7pm on weekdays and all day on Sundays.
— Matt Mullen
So when the temperatures go up and the sun comes down, you can find the scene for you. And don't forget to charge your phone - you'll want to capture that view.
— HILARY SHEINBAUM
Warm weather practically demands outdoor drinking, which is why we’re bringing you another edition of our Ultimate NYC Rooftop Bar Guide. Get out there, get drinking, and don't forget your sunglasses.
— CHRISTINE FISCHER
After its recent remodeling, the VU Rooftop Bar atop the La Quinta Inn in Koreatown now finds itself making lists like this one. Up until last year it was called Me Bar, and although the name has changed, the long-lasting happy hour with its exceptionally cheap drinks ($2 beers, $3 margaritas) remains intact.
— Quinn Myers