Located in an imposing town house, this swanky (but relaxed) martini bar serves signature specialty martinis as well as classic cocktails. Mon-Fri 5 p.m.-2 a.m., Sat 6 p.m.-3 a.m., Sun noon-7 p.m.


Revelers groove to tunes spun by a rotating roster of international DJs at this Meatpacking District hot spot.

Circa Tabac

One of NYC’s few indoor venues exempt from the tobacco ban, this lounge offers killer martinis and over 150 brands of cigars and cigarettes. Nightly from 5 p.m.

City Swiggers

The beer store stocks hundreds of bottles and cans, including limited edition and specialty brews. 14 rotating taps offer guests growler fill-ups to-go or full pours and beer flights to stay. 

Cleopatra's Needle

Nightly live jazz and jam sessions make this Uptown venue swing.

No cover, $10 minimum per person

Clos New York

The 26-seat wine bar, decorated with fine art from local galleries, specializes in single vineyard and Old World wines by the glass (up to 60), complemented by pâté, caviar, terrines, cheese and charcuterie. Mon-Fri 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat & Sun noon-midnight.

Club Macanudo

This swanky smoke shrine offers 130 cigar brands, private humidors, signature cocktails (such as the Granhattan—High West Double Rye, sweet vermouth and Grand Marnier) and international fare. Mon-Tues noon-1 a.m., Wed-Sat noon-2 a.m., Sun noon-10 p.m.

Comedy Cellar

The Greenwich Village spot is known for unexpected appearances from such famous comedians as Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes, Jon Stewart and Dave Chappelle.

Several shows nightly.

Copper & Oak

A Lower East Side liquor-lover's haven offering more than 200 brandies, more than 500 whiskeys, 50 tequilas, 40-plus rums and a small rotating food menu of snacks and sandwiches. W-Su 5 pm-1 am. 

Corkbuzz Wine Studio

Wine-pairing fare companions the comprehensive wine list; up to 10 wine education classes are offered each week. Dinner nightly; AE, MC, V; $$


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