9th Avenue Saloon

A divey gay bar in Hell's Kitchen, 9th Avenue Saloon serves up standard drinks and popcorn to a soundtrack of the jukebox. M-Sa 11 am-4 am, Su noon-4 pm. 

Ace Hotel's The Breslin Lobby Bar

Leather-and-dark-wood surroundings add a distinguished touch to this bar, a great spot to sip craft cocktails as a taxidermied wolf head watches you. Daily 4 pm-2 am.

Alamo Drafthouse

This Downtown Brooklyn movie theater has up to eight flicks rolling at a time and offers in-seat dining and drinking services throughout the entirety of any film. Theater snacks include a variety of flavored popcorns (truffle parmesan butter, Sriracha flakes,) as well as thai wings and fried pickles. A hefty drink list includes housemade frozen cocktails, boozy milkshakes, wines by the glass or bottle, large format and canned beers, and a plethora of non-alcoholic beverages. L & D (daily). $$$

Aldo Sohm Wine Bar

This chic Midtown wine bar from Le Bernardin's master sommelier offers over 40 wines by the glass, some 200 wines by the bottle and an exciting small bites menu including a wide variety of cheeses and duck foie gras torchon.

Alphabet City Brewing Company

The cozy, brick-walled space offers refrigerators full canned signature and specialty brews from domestic and international craft breweries, as well as growlers to go or pints to stay of beers poured straight from the tap.


Live music and housemade bonelesss chicken "nugz" with nine complementing housemade sauce options are the nightly calling cards at this hip-but-punk watering hole in Bushwick. Daily happy hour offerings include $1 "nugz" and a $13 any-burger-and-any-beer combo. 

American Beauty

Ten craft beers rotate on tap, and every drink comes with a ticket for a free personal pizza. A live-music venue holding more than 200-plus ticketed patrons hosts bands in the back of the first floor. The bar hosts Phish viewing parties on nights of the band's performances. Daily 4 pm-2 am.

American Trash

The low-key sports bar offers billiards, open mic nights, snacks and over 40 draft and bottled beers, including hard-to-find Engine Oil and Cucapá Obscura. (nightly). $

American Whiskey

This whiskey-lover's dream houses more than 275 whiskeys, with a long list of house cocktails to complement the extensive list of liquors. Try a whiskey flight with a meal of beer-brined half chicken and finish up with a "happy ending," the bar's signature shot and drink combo.

Amsterdam Billiards & Bar

A New York institution boasting 25 Brunswick pool tables, pingpong, pinball, darts, foosball, beer pong and a 50-foot curved zinc bar. Enjoy an extensive beer, wine and liquor selection, as well as full lunch and dinner menus. L & D (daily). $$ 


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