6 Breathtaking Rooftops to Enjoy a Great Cocktail in NYC
The first day of summer is less than a month away, but to experience a summer in this city PROPERLY, you need to be on someone’s rooftop taking in the views of The Big Apple. Check out my list of all the rooftops where the drinks are refreshing, and the views are unforgettable.
Vida Verde has the hottest rooftop for dining in Midtown and perfect for Summer Friday season. This bi-level contemporary Mexican restaurant has a vibrant roof includes a beautiful mural of Frida Kahlo done by Victor Quinonez, the perfect amount of greenery, and colorful tables and chairs. Check out my full review here.
Rooftop bars are a beautiful escape from this concrete jungle, but what better way to see this enchanting city? With an abundance of rooftop bars in New York City, the possibilities are endless. If you are going to do a rooftop bar you might as well go somewhere you can make sure rain, sleet, or snow you are going to get a great view. Check out my full review of Refinery Rooftop here.
Penthouse 808 is located in Long Island City, Queens and has some killer views of Manhattan and a perfect spot for any celebration. I highly encourage making reservations via OpenTable for your evening out as this 9,500 square foot area can fill up fast.
The newest restaurant and rooftop to open in The Bronx is Zona De Cuba which is located on the Grand Concourse. The amount of time and planning for this rooftop oasis with a tropical feel is felt as soon as you walk off the elevator. I have said this several times but PLEASE STOP SLEEPING ON THE BRONX. Check my list of 12 Things to Do in The Bronx if you want to explore more of this beautiful borough.
What is your favorite rooftop in New York City?