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Hitting the Roof: Eight Rooftop Bars to Hit in Times Square
March 27, 2024, 6:47.17 pm ET


Photo: Sushi Lab

Sushi Lab
(132 West 47th Street)

Perched atop the Sanctuary Hotel New York, Sushi Lab elevates the omakase experience on their beautiful rooftop garden terrace, filled with greenery and wood décor. In addition to à la carte items, sushi enthusiasts can choose from the popular “Chef’s Selection” which includes 10 signature hand rolls or “The Lab Experience” of 15 signature courses with some of the finest ingredients like fresh truffle, wagyu, and caviar. Reservations are highly recommended. Instagram

Photo: Haven

Haven Rooftop
(132 West 47th Street)

Also located at the top of the Sanctuary Hotel New York, Haven Rooftop offers a welcome retreat from the bustling streets below and features lush greenery accents throughout the 2500 square-foot space, as well as plush seating areas and intimate cabanas. During the colder months, the rooftop is enclosed and heated, allowing guests to enjoy spectacular views of Midtown Manhattan year-round. Instagram @havenrooftop

Photo: Beast & Butterflies

Beast & Butterflies
(226 West 52nd Street)

Beast & Butterflies, located at the M Social Hotel in Times Square, is a secluded oasis featuring a wraparound terrace and indoor glass perch. Escape the electrifying hustle and bustle below and drop in for a glass of wine, a curated cocktail and some bites whilst surrounded by beautiful New York scenery and galvanizing tunes. @MSocialNewYork

St. Cloud Rooftop
(6 Times Square)

Located on the 17th floor of the Knickerbocker Hotel, this stylish rooftop spot features breathtaking cityscape views with stylish indoor and outdoor seating, finely crafted cocktails, craft beers, and seasonally inspired small plates. For a more intimate dining experience, check out the exclusive Waterford Crystal Lounge or the ultra-luxe private room. Guests can also enjoy curated music selections from live DJs, returning soon. @StCloudNYC

Photo: The Terrace & Outdoor Garden

The Terrace and Outdoor Garden
(701 West 47th Street)

Visit the top of the Times Square Edition Hotel and step into a lush garden-like oasis, housing an all-day eatery inspired by the French brasseries and American chophouses that chef and restaurateur John Fraser worked at early in his career. The hearty menu includes homemade pastas, steaks, and chops as well as a variety of vegetable dishes, always a signature of Fraser’s restaurants. @terraceatedition

Photo: The Perfect Pint

The Perfect Pint
(123 West 45th Street)

The four-story restaurant features a unique rooftop bar, the “Top of the Pint,” designed to resemble a thatched Irish cottage. Grab a seat on a barstool crafted from beer kegs and enjoy a drink from a selection of 40 beers on tap and an assortment of fresh cocktails. @theperfectpintnyc

Photo: Brooklyn Chop House

Brooklyn Chop House
(253 West 47th Street)

Brooklyn Chop House fuses the traditional steakhouse with Asian cuisine, offering steakhouse classics like dry-aged 30–45-day prime steaks while also turning diner staples like pastrami, Philly cheesesteaks, and Reubens into dumplings. In addition to an extensive rooftop bar, complete with elegant lighting, a retractable glass roof, and live greenery that lines the walls and ceilings, this five-level Times Square establishment includes six private dining rooms and three bars. Instagram @brooklynchophouse

Photo: cloudM

(218 West 50th Street)

Atop the citizenM Hotel, guests will find a chic indoor/outdoor rooftop bar, featuring sleek, modern décor and a cool ambience, with scenic skyline views that make for an epic above-the-city experience. Guests must be 21 or over. Instagram @citizenm