Are you looking for the best bars near Penn Station in New York City? Then check out my best list here! Because I’ll show you some of the hottest rooftop bars & pubs and even a Whiskey Bar where New Yorkers love to hang out. Since Penn Station is located in the middle of Manhattan, the selection of bars in this area is large – so it is guaranteed we find the right place for you!
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To make it easier for you I made a list with the 12 best bars near Penn Station NYC. I’m sure you’ll find a great place to enjoy a drink or two.
The Top 12 Bars Near Penn Station
Dear Irving on HudsonBar in Hell's KitchenOur HighlightAdd to myNY added
The bar Dear Irving on Hudson is a real insider tip. Located very close to Times Square, you can look down on Manhattan’s “urban canyons” from here and be relatively undisturbed. The bar is small and cozy and not yet as crowded as many others in the neighborhood. The cocktail menu is not that big, but the cocktails are really good.
American WhiskeyBar in ChelseaAdd to myNY added
In the Chelsea district of New York you can find the American Whiskey Bar. Unlike other sports bars, this bar offers not one, but three floors where you can have a good time. The main bar is especially popular, with leather and oak wood furnishings. The 36 flat screen TVs are perfect for watching the next basketball game. Perfect for all sports fans.
In the American Whiskey there are over 100 different types of whiskey! So there is something for every whiskey fan here.
Gabby O'Hara'sIrish Restaurant in Midtown ManhattanAdd to myNY added
Gabby O’Haras is a classic Irish Restaurant and pub located in the heart of Times Square. This spot is a favorite for tourists and locals alike, as it offers a little bit of everything – from Irish food to live music and even karaoke! The menu features all Irish classics like shepherd’s pie, boxty, bangers, and mash. Plus, they have a great selection of beers on tap – perfect for washing down your meal! Make sure to try the beef stew as they’re famous for it!
Monarch RooftopRooftop Bar in Midtown ManhattanAdd to myNY added
I have a great rooftop bar for you: the Monarch Rooftop Lounge. It is not only beautifully designed, consists of one of the most beautiful lounges in town and an outdoor area, but also offers you a sensational view of the Empire State Building. So if you are looking for a spot where good food, fair prices (!) and relaxed music come together, then the Monarch Rooftop Lounge should be on your myNY list.
Mustang Harry'sBar in ChelseaAdd to myNY added
If you’re in search of a classic sports bar experience while watching the Super Bowl in New York City, Mustang Harry’s might be the perfect spot for you. This no-frills bar is known for its great big-screen TVs and classic bar food, including hot dogs.
It’s a great place for large groups and has a lively atmosphere filled with die-hard sports fans. In addition to fantastic beers, Mustang Harry’s is a top pick for watching the Super Bowl in NYC, making a great place to catch all the action and enjoy all the traditional elements of the big game.
Scallywag's Irish PubBar in Hell's KitchenAdd to myNY added
Bright red on the outside, Irish on the inside! Also Scallywag’s definitely belongs on our best list. It’s a classic pub as it is written in the book: nice and friendly bartenders, a good selection of beers and great bar food – and all this at a fair price. There’s a reason why locals love it!
The DawsonBar in Midtown ManhattanOur Highlight
Valerie New YorkBar in Midtown ManhattanAdd to myNY added
At Valerie you can enjoy a great cocktail in a truly unique setting. This bar in Midtown Manhattan is inspired by the Golden Age of Manhattan. The beautiful golden glow and timeless details make you want to stay longer.
Blu 33 RooftopRooftop Bar in West Village
The Lookup RooftopRooftop Bar in Midtown Manhattan
The SkylarkRooftop Bar in Midtown ManhattanAdd to myNY added
In the rooftop bar “The Skylark” in the Garment District you can enjoy fresh air and great views of the New York City canyons in every season!
Versa NYCRooftop Bar in Midtown ManhattanAdd to myNY added
Versa NYC is a Rooftop Bar and Restaurant located inside The Renaissance Hotel in Midtown NYC and provides beautiful views of the city and the Empire State Building. The outdoor portion of the bar is relatively small compared to other rooftop bars, but it is quite intimate. If you’re a small group of 2 -4 people, this could be a great place to relax and enjoy the weather.
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