1) Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge
Address: 485 7th Ave 18th floor, New York, NY 10018
Hours: Mon & Tues: 4 p.m. – midnight; Wed: 4 p.m. – 2 a.m.; Thurs & Fri: 4 p.m. – 4 a.m.; Sat: 11:30 a.m. – 4 a.m. Sun: 11:30 a.m. – midnight
Phone Number: (212) 268-0188
Magic Hour is just that, magic. In case the amusement park theme, miniature golf course, and revolving couches aren’t pleasing enough to your eyes the spectacular view of the Empire State Building will be. This bar gets packed. So, come early.
2) Spyglass Rooftop Bar
Address: 47 W 38th St, New York, NY 10018
Hours: Sun-Wed: 1 p.m. – 1 a.m.; Thurs-Sat: 1 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Phone Number: (212) 730-0538
Located at the Archer Hotel, Spyglass bar is named after the movie, “Rear Window”. Get your peepers ready for some ’40s and ’50s inspired nostalgia and beautiful view of the Empire State Building.
3) Refinery Rooftop
Address: 63 W 38th St, New York, NY 10018
Hours: Mon & Tues: 11:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.; Wed-Fri: 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m.; Sat: 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.; Sun: 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.
Phone Number: (646) 664-0310
Located at the illustrious Refinery Hotel, the Refinery Rooftop is equipped with a retractable glass roof and both an indoor and outdoor terrace. Come dressed to impress. This fashionable bar has breathtaking views of the Manhattan Skyline and The Empire State Building.
4) Bookmarks Rooftop Lounge
Address: 299 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017, 14th floor
Hours: Sun-Thurs: 4 p.m. – midnight; Fri & Sat: 4 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Phone Number: (212) 204-5498
The Bookmark’s Rooftop Lounge pays homage to the bookworm by featuring a Writer’s Den, Poetry Garden and Terrace. Every night the 14th floor turns into a bar and lounge. The bar also has a greenhouse and an outdoor area.
5) Top of the Strand
Address: 33 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018
Hours: Tues-Sat: 5 p.m. – 1 a.m.; Sun & Mon: 5 p.m. – midnight
Phone Number: (646) 368-6385
Top of the Strand, as its name suggests, sits atop the Strand Hotel within the Marriott Vacation Club Pulse. This space has gorgeous views of the Empire StateBuilding and is known to host private events.