Taking it to the Top: The Best Rooftop Bars in NYC

There’s nothing like hitting a rooftop bar on a warm summer evening for post-work cocktails. We’ve rounded up 8 of the new and newly revamped rooftops to take in the view this season.

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New Menus/Same Stellar Views @ Monarch Rooftop Lounge

The Monarch Rooftop Lounge is conveniently located in midtown near Macy’s Department Store — a spacious indoor/outdoor venue that shows off some of the best views of the city with a vibe that draws an attractive, hungry and thirsty after-work crowd who mingle with international visitors at the Courtyard Hotel near Herald Square.

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The Top 50 Rooftops Where To Eat & Drink All Summer

If there’s one thing that makes us giddy about summertime in New York City, it’s drinking and dining al fresco…with a view. We feel like every spring and summer weekend is preempted by the group text question, “Where is there a roof we can hang out on?” That’s right, we prefer our martinis with a side of the Chrysler building, or a panorama of the sunset skyline over the Hudson.

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New York’s Monarch Rooftop Lounge Debuts New Summer Menus and Saturday Brunch

Monarch Rooftop Lounge has debuted a new, refreshing summer cocktail menu, along with an accompanying selection of bar bites. In addition, it will begin a Saturday brunch service which will be featuring executive chef Daniel Billheimer’s classic egg dishes like a seasonally changing chef’s quiche; bacon-wrapped egg and Cheddar muffin; and huevos rancheros with queso fresco and smoky tomatoes.

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