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5 NYC Rooftop Bars You Should Visit for the Best View

July 23, 2015, 6:18 a.m.

5 NYC Rooftop Bars You Should Visit for the Best View

We'll do practically anything to see New York City’s best rooftops from an altitude where everything looks like something out of a movie scene (as this feature from Expedia shows). Now, if you’re going to spend an elevated night in NYC, you might as well have a few drinks to get the full NYC rooftop bar experience. But which NYC rooftop bars have the best views? Check these out...

5 NYC Rooftop Bars You Should Visit for the Best View

The Terrace at Yotel New York

One of the best open spaces is the NYC rooftop bar called The Terrace at Yotel New York. Although this is a tourist favorite, there are many locals who regularly party here because of the upbeat ambience, food, and drinks. Make your way to the 4th floor of this hotel this summer in New York City for a beautiful rooftop view and a guaranteed good time.

5 NYC Rooftop Bars You Should Visit for the Best View

Bar 54

If you’re in the Times Square area, then you’re within reach of one of the top NYC rooftop bars because seated at the upper part of the Hyatt Times Square is Bar 54 with picturesque views of NYC. The views are so incredible that it has become one of the more popular locations for skyline selfies on social media.

5 NYC Rooftop Bars You Should Visit for the Best View

The View

There is no doubt that one of NYC’s best places to visit for insane views of the skyline is The View Restaurant & Lounge. It is the city only revolving restaurant and lounge and comes in as one of the best rooftop bars in New York City

5 NYC Rooftop Bars You Should Visit for the Best View

The Penthouse

If you’re into mazes or missions, you’ll love the work it takes to get to this treasure. Head towards the Hotel on Rivington, ride the elevator to the 20th floor, go down the hallway through the area where the bar is located, go up one flight of stairs, cross the 2nd bar, up the 2nd staircase, and voila! One of the most riveting panoramic views of NYC.

5 NYC Rooftop Bars You Should Visit for the Best View

Haven Rooftop

This chic NYC rooftop lounge has one of the most breathtaking visions of the sky and the city. You’ll definitely feel like you’re sitting on cloud 9 here as you enjoy items from their French cuisine menu and cocktails with exclusive names like their “Cloudtini.”

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