It’s hard to discern between the many bars lining 3rd Avenue as you make your way up to 30th, so let us tell you Handcraft is one of the better ones. It’s low key and usually not insanely crowded, but still a fun time. They also have solid cocktails, big TV’s, and Southern-inspired food.
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Citizens of Gramercy
If you want to eat some avocado toast or a grain bowl in Gramercy, go to Citizens of Gramercy. It’s an Australian café, and it’s full of plants.
Studio is the all-day restaurant on the second floor of the Freehand Hotel, and it’s a great place to eat a burger and people watch.
Bravest on 38th
Bravest on 38th is the only fireman-themed and fireman-occupied bar in Gramercy. And probably the whole city.
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With a couple of locations around the city, Luke’s Lobster is a casual spot to grab a good, simple lobster roll.
Sayra’s Wine Bar
Sayra’s is a nice little wine bar in Rockaway Beach with bar food that’s more upscale than most of the other places in the area.
Spyglass is the rooftop bar at the Archer Hotel, and it’s a pretty OK place to grab a cocktail in Midtown.
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The NoMad Bar
Thanks to the prices, this casual(ish) bar in The NoMad hotel probably isn’t a place that you can afford to visit often. But when you do, eat dessert.
Flatiron Hall is a big beer hall where people like to relive the Oktoberfest experience they had during their junior year abroad.
The Cannibal Liquor House
The Cannibal Liquor House is one of the better places in Kips Bay to get a good cocktail and a few things to eat.
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