Smart Cocktails in NYC
The Raines Law Room is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

1. The Raines Law Room

9.0
48 W 17th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Union Square · 336 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: lovely prohibition era style speakeasy. Ring the doorbell, sit back and relax with some amazing cocktails. Very convenient location for meeting up with friends.

Little Branch is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

2. Little Branch

9.0
20 7th Ave S (at Leroy St), New York, NY
Speakeasy · West Village · 336 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: a hidden bar in the west village that is great for an intimate rendezvous, date, or small gathering of friends. Love the gin cocktails here.

Submercer is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

3. Submercer

147 1/2 Mercer St. (at Prince St.), New York, NY
Night Club · SoHo · 18 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: put on your sunday best and head to this hotspot in Soho. Be warned, the space is often rented out for private parties.

The Summit Bar is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

4. The Summit Bar

8.6
133 Avenue C (btwn E 8th & E 9th St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Alphabet City · 204 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: You must order the "say hello to my little friend". Damn!

Milk & Honey is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

5. Milk & Honey

30 E 23rd St, New York, NY
Speakeasy · Flatiron District · 144 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Just let the mixologists work their magic. No menu here, and that's what's great about it. Just tell them the flavors you like. The housemade ginger beer kicks some butt.

6. White Star

21 Essex St (btwn Hester & Canal), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Chinatown · 25 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: tip #1, you have to try the absinthe here. tip #2, remember that they focus on spirits here so no mixed drinks!

Madam Geneva is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

7. Madam Geneva

4 Bleecker St (at Bowery), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · NoHo · 127 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: for gin lovers, can't imagine a better place to go for a cocktail in NYC if you are a gin aficionado.

PDT (Please Don't Tell) is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

8. PDT (Please Don't Tell)

8.4
113 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave & Avenue A), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 439 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Benton's Old Fashioned. By far my favorite drink. Also must order the chang dog with the tots. Delicious.

Brandy Library is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

9. Brandy Library

8.9
25 N Moore St (at Varick), New York, NY
Whisky Bar · Tribeca · 170 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: A selection of over 100 brandies from around the world, including some exclusives. I enjoyed the old fashioned here.

The Bourgeois Pig is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

10. The Bourgeois Pig

127 Macdougal St (btwn W 3rd & 4th St), New York, NY
Wine Bar · Greenwich Village · 144 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: all cocktails are wine, beer, or champagne based. Don't forget the fondue. FYI, there is a drink served in a snifter that has chocolate, port and milk as ingredients. Divine.

Death & Co. is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

11. Death & Co.

8.6
433 E 6th St (btwn 1st Ave & Ave A), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 394 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: wicked combination of atmosphere, cocktails and yes, bar snacks!

Lantern's Keep is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

12. Lantern's Keep

7.9
49 W 44th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Midtown East · 108 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Order the mexican bouquet. No, i'm not recommending it because I'm Mexican! The mixture of rose with tequila was magical.

The Stanton Social is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

13. The Stanton Social

99 Stanton St (btwn Orchard & Ludlow St), New York, NY
Lounge · Lower East Side · 388 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: go upstairs for some thirst quenching cocktails!

Pegu Club is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

14. Pegu Club

77 W Houston St (at W Broadway), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Greenwich Village · 303 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: What I love about this bar is that each customer can adjust there drink to suite their own taste/palate.

Angel’s Share is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

15. Angel’s Share

8 Stuyvesant St (at E 9th St & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 493 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: if you love whisky, do yourself a favor and pay a visit!

Back Room is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

16. Back Room

8.0
102 Norfolk St (btwn Delancey & Rivington St), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Lower East Side · 204 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Booze in teacups, the attention to detail at this gem in the east village is unrivaled. A great way to enjoy an evening in style.

Employees Only is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

17. Employees Only

8.9
510 Hudson St (at Christopher St), New York, NY
Speakeasy · West Village · 512 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: the daiquiris here are tops!

Apothèke is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

18. Apothèke

8.5
9 Doyers St (btwn Pell St & Bowery), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Chinatown · 433 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: farm to bar, all drinks made with organic and local ingredients! Yes, I'm impressed.

Flatiron Lounge is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

19. Flatiron Lounge

37 W 19th St (btwn 5th & 6th St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Flatiron District · 145 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: The bar has been around for ages, and the cocktails are consistently excellent. Cocktails made with Hibiscus?! Thumbs up.

Mulberry Project is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

20. Mulberry Project

149 Mulberry St (btwn Grand & Hester St), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Little Italy · 225 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: great spot for an early drink, as it is a very small space and the later it gets the less space avalaible. One of the few great speakeasies in NYC with mind blowing food to match.

Rye House is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

21. Rye House

11 W 17th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Whisky Bar · Union Square · 231 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: The Rye Tai will send you into a spirits coma. WOW.

22. Smith & Mills

8.5
71 N Moore St (btw Greenwich & Hudson), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Tribeca · 147 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: A memorable dark and stormy. Not a bad idea to stick around and dine here as well.

Lovers of Today is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

23. Lovers of Today

8.5
132 1/2 E 7th St (near Ave A), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Alphabet City · 116 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: a very chill spot to sip a cocktail and enjoy a night out with friends without any drama.

The Cabin Down Below is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

24. The Cabin Down Below

6.0
110 Avenue A Bsmt (at E 7th St), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Alphabet City · 37 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: plenty of other legit cocktails spots in the area if you can't get through the front door!

Bathtub Gin is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

25. Bathtub Gin

8.7
132 9th Ave (btwn W 18th & W 19th St), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Chelsea · 306 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: many cocktails available that aren't on the menu, and the gin cocktails here are awesome. Definitely a destination for gin lovers.

PKNY (Painkiller) is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

26. PKNY (Painkiller)

49 Essex St (at Grand St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Lower East Side · 84 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: tiki drinks, tropical vibe, crazy drinks with the nostalgic umbrella garnish :)

Jacques1534 is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

27. Jacques1534

20 Prince St (btwn Elizabeth & Mott St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · NoLita · 69 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: The Saigon Folly: the only time I have ever tried pepper infused gin. Brilliant drink.

Hotel Chantelle is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

28. Hotel Chantelle

7.3
92 Ludlow St (btwn Delancey & Broome St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Lower East Side · 239 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: The Kir Yvette, a memorable drink :)

Hotel Griffou is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

29. Hotel Griffou

21 W 9th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Bar · Greenwich Village · 47 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: The dirty martini is one of the best I've had in the city. Meal in a glass.

The Tippler is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

30. The Tippler

7.9
425 W 15th St (btwn 9th & 10th Ave), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Chelsea · 253 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Why do I love the Tippler? The best happy hour. Meatpacking District location without the pretention. Great beer and cocktails. That is all. :)

Beauty & Essex is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

31. Beauty & Essex

8.8
146 Essex St (btwn Stanton & Rivington St), New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · Lower East Side · 579 tips and reviews
Booker and Dax at Ssäm is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

32. Booker and Dax at Ssäm

207 2nd Ave (at E 13th St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · East Village · 150 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: My home away from home. Kick ass mixology and Momofuku eats to satisfy your craving just in case you get hungry. Some of the best cocktails in NYC!

Mother's Ruin is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

33. Mother's Ruin

8.6
18 Spring St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · NoLita · 329 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Kick ass cocktail menu, leads to multiple drinks and ultimate ruin. And yet I keep going back.

Pouring Ribbons is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

34. Pouring Ribbons

225 Avenue B Fl 2 (btwn 13th & 14th St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Alphabet City · 180 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Good things come to those who fraternize with the doorman.

Amor y Amargo is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

35. Amor y Amargo

9.0
443 E 6th St (at Avenue A), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · East Village · 204 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Love that they make their own bitters!

Experimental Cocktail Club is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

36. Experimental Cocktail Club

191 Chrystie St (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Lower East Side · 102 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Uh yeah, they friggin make their own carbonated alcoholic drinks. Why wouldn't you come here?!

Cienfuegos is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

37. Cienfuegos

95 Avenue A (E 6th St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · East Village · 217 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Who doesn't love cocktails that make you sweat?!

The Wayland is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

38. The Wayland

9.1
700 E 9th St (at Avenue C), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Alphabet City · 282 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Kale Margarita: surprisingly good!

Ninth Ward is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

39. Ninth Ward

180 2nd Ave (btwn E 11th & E 12th St), New York, NY
Bar · East Village · 140 tips and reviews

Kyle H.Kyle Harder: Fireball bottle is full here. Sign of a good bartender.

The Wren is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

40. The Wren

8.2
344 Bowery (at Great Jones St), New York, NY
Gastropub · NoHo · 220 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Had an awesome olive brine cocktail here that the bartender made just for me. Score!

Refinery Hotel is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

41. Refinery Hotel

8.6
63 W 38th St, New York, NY
Hotel · Garment District · 47 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Off the radar, and kick ass cocktails on the roof!

Barley & Grain is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

42. Barley & Grain

421 Amsterdam Ave (Between 80th St & 81st St), New York, NY
Whisky Bar · Upper West Side · 30 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: finally a bar that serves proper cocktails on the UWS.

The Rum House is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

43. The Rum House

8.6
228 W 47th St (btwn 8th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Theater District · 188 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Stark and Dormy. Say it ten times fast.

American Whiskey is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

44. American Whiskey

7.3
247 W 30th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Chelsea · 69 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: A sign of what's to come in this up and coming area. Just wait until Hudson Yards is finished! Great place to calm thyself after dealing with the horror of Penn Station.

Bar Naná is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

45. Bar Naná

63 Gansevoort St (at 9th Ave), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · West Village · 10 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Just opened a week ago, formerly Double 7. Shout out to Steve Lewis at BlackBook: thanks for the heads up :)

Bemelmans Bar is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

46. Bemelmans Bar

9.0
35 E 76th St (at Madison Ave), New York, NY
Hotel Bar · Upper East Side · 130 tips and reviews

Tiffany & CoTiffany & Co: This is the real thing. A place for Gotham insiders. Gold leaf ceilings and enchanting murals by Madeline author and illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans. Arrive by 8pm and take a small table near the piano.

The Oak Room at The Plaza Hotel is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

47. The Oak Room at The Plaza Hotel

8.0
10 Central Park S (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Hotel Bar · Midtown East · 66 tips and reviews

Ramp CreativeRamp Creative: One of our favorite places in NYC, not just for the historic atmosphere, innovative food or the classic drinks; but also for the great branding done by Michael Beirut and Pentagram. Nice details. Read more.

Ward III is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

48. Ward III

111 Reade St (btwn W Broadway & Church St), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Tribeca · 191 tips and reviews

Gary J. N.Gary J. Nix: Who woulda thunk that, in TriBeCa, there would be a place this cool with drinks this good. Get a custom drink, or the correct term is "bespoke cocktail." Nonetheless, get two of em!

Weather Up is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

49. Weather Up

8.7
159 Duane St (btwn Hudson St. & W Broadway), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Tribeca · 82 tips and reviews

My Damn ChannelMy Damn Channel: Whatever's special on the menu or a classic cocktail. Admire your ice cubes.. go on, DO IT!

Maison Premiere is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

50. Maison Premiere

9.2
298 Bedford Ave (btwn S 1st & Grand St), Brooklyn, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Williamsburg · 446 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: I know there's a menu full of seafood up in here, but the cocktails make me want to submit to a permanent liquid diet.

The Ginger Man is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

51. The Ginger Man

11 E 36th St (btwn Madison & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Bar · Garment District · 323 tips and reviews
Manhattan Cricket Club is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

52. Manhattan Cricket Club

226 W 79th St (btwn Broadway & Amsterdam), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Upper West Side · 46 tips and reviews
Wallflower is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

53. Wallflower

235 W 12th St (at Greenwich Ave), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · West Village · 99 tips and reviews
The Garret is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

54. The Garret

8.1
296 Bleecker St (above Five Guys), New York, NY
Speakeasy · West Village · 148 tips and reviews
The Butterfly is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

55. The Butterfly

225 W Broadway (at Franklin St.), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Tribeca · 56 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: For those of you that work in West Soho (like me), perfect place to tie one on after work.

The Garret is one of Smart Cocktails in NYC.

56. The Garret

8.1
296 Bleecker St (above Five Guys), New York, NY
Speakeasy · West Village · 148 tips and reviews

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Why would I want to hit up a secret bar above a burger joint in the village? -Said no one. Ever.