The New York City nightlife landscape is very dynamic, with bars opening and closing all the time.
Here the top noteworthy new bars of the year. Welcome to the class of 2017:
New Bar Openings in NYC 2017
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137 W. 14th St. (between Sixth & Seventh Ave.)
New York, NY
The Chelsea Bell: 316 Eighth Ave. (between 25th & 26th St.) (212) 242-2425
Bar & grill featuring 50 beers on tap
Coup: 64 Cooper Square (between 7th & 8th St.)
A non-profit cocktail bar in the East Village designed to provide support directly to charities, organizations and campaigns under attack by the current presidential administration.
Fine & Rare: 9 E. 37th St. (between Fifth & Madison Ave.) (212) 725-3866
Whiskey bar featuring fine food, rare spirits, and live jazz nightly
Fish Bowl: 210 W. 55th St. (between Broadway & 7th Ave.) (646) 756-2077
upscale game room at the Dream Hotel open Wednesdays – Saturdays
GB85: 174 Rivington St. (between Clinton & Attorney St.)
1980s themed bar. Formerly Stay Classy, NY
The Gem Saloon: 375 Third Ave. (27th St.) (646) 612-7757
Modern American saloon, formerly Rodeo Bar.
Hellcat Annie’s Tap Room: 637 Tenth Ave. (45th St.) (212) 586-2707
Craft beer bar in Hell’s Kitchen. Formerly The Pony Bar.
The Horny Ram: 951 Second Ave. (between 50th & 51st St.) (212) 832-2021
Gastropub serving craft beer & cocktails in a rustic, laid back setting. Formerly Pig n Whistle on 2nd
Offside Tavern: 137 W. 14th St. (between 6th & 7th Ave.) (917) 388-3956
Sports bar in Chelsea, featuring 15 TVs, and a 100″ projector screen.
Republica: 160 Dyckman St. (Sherman Ave.) (646) 726-4500
Restaurant, lounge & rooftop bar in upper Manhattan
The Spaniard: 190 W. 4th St. (corner of Barrow, between 6th & 7th Ave. South)
Gastropub with an extensive whiskey selection
Sugar East: 1125 First Ave. (62nd St.) (212) 832-4610
A secret upscale lounge on the upper east side
Atlantic Social Club: 673 Atlantic Ave. (between S. Portland Ave. & S. Oxford St.) (347) 558-2601
Bar & restaurant in Fort Greene from The Three Kings Restaurant Group.
Bar Granger: 590 Fulton St. (between Ashland & Rockwell Pl.)
cocktail bar at Gotham Market featuring over 14 craft beers on draft, 14 wines by the glass or bottle and a variety of house-made cocktails.
Brooklyn Steel: 319 Frost St. (Debevoise St.) (888) 929-7849
Live music venue from Bowery Presents
Elsa: 136 Atlantic Ave. (between Clinton & Henry St.)
A Brooklyn re-incarnation of the Manhattan bar that closed in 2014
Live on Air: 335 Flatbush Ave. (between Prospect Pl. & Park Pl.) (718) 618-0156
the world’s first live broadcast restaurant, streaming live daily from Park Slope
Mason Jar: 590 Fulton St. (between Ashland & Rockwell Pl.) (718) 852-1015
Barbecue joint at Gotham Market
Otway: 930 Fulton St. (St. James Place) (917) 909-1889
Restaurant & bar featuring an all-female kitchen staff
Until Tomorrow: 507 Myrtle Ave. (between Grand Ave. & Ryerson St.) (347) 987-4181
Cocktail bar in Clinton Hill
See also our list of New Bars in 2016