Since 1997, MurphGuide has been an avid student of NYC nightlife. In our continuous efforts to “connect the fun to the fun people”, we are proud to present our directories of the top NYC bars by category:
300 NYC Bars on Instagram
Including Avenida Cantina, The Churchill, Down the Hatch, McFadden’s, and more…
271 Sports Bars in NYC
including The Keg Room, The East End, Overlook, Tavern on Third, The 13th Step and more.
187 Irish Pubs in Manhattan
Including Slainte, Ulysses, Tir na nOg, The Playwright Pubs, The Long Hall, McFadden’s, Slattery’s & more
160 Craft Beer Bars in NYC
Including The House of Brews, Tap Room No. 307, The Brazen Head, Fraunces Tavern, Steeplechase Beer Garden and more.
150 Wine Bars in NYC
Including Osteria Cotta, Terroir, Il Buco, Morrel, Blue Fin, Terroir and more
132 Bars on the Upper East Side
Including The Stumble Inn, The Banshee Pub, The Gael Pub, Merrion Square and more
117 Live Music Venues in NYC
Including The Knitting Factory, Mercury Lounge, City Winery, etc.
109 New Bars in 2016
Including Steeplechase Beer Garden, The Weir, The Grey Mare, Belle Shoals, Tir na nOg, Blacktail, Broadstone, Keane’s & more.
95 Cocktail Bars in NYC
Including The Dead Rabbit, Hudson Malone, Porchlight, Handcraft, and more.
91 Mexican Bars in NYC
including Mad Dog & Beans, Calico Jack’s, Rosa Mexicano & more.
89 Gastropubs in NYC
Including The Houndstooth, The Long Room, The Penrose and more
88 Rooftop Bars in NYC
Including Refinery Rooftop, 230 Fifth, Spyglass, Hurley’s and more.
82 Bars on the Upper West Side
Including Jakes’s Dilemma, The Gin Mill, The Parlour, and more
76 Soccer Bars in NYC
Including Slainte, Tir na nOg, Mr. Dennehy’s, Nevada Smiths at Public House, Legends and more.
64 Irish Pubs in Queens
Including Donovan’s, Maguire’s, Saints & Sinners, Sean Og’s, Woodhaven House and more.
51 Gay Bars in NYC
Including Stonewall, Therapy, Phoenix, Nowhere, Flaming Saddles, and more.
49 Whiskey Bars in NYC
Including St. Andrew’s, The Brazen Head, The Flatiron Room, Stout & more.
46 Bars Near Madison Square Garden
Including Tracks, Tir na nOg, Jack Doyle’s, Stout, The Keg Room & more
33 Raw Bars & Oyster Bars in NYC
Including The Liberty, Tracks, The Harp and more.
32 Irish Pubs in The Bronx
Including Keane’s, Rambling House, An Beal Bocht, Fireside, Kelly Ryan’s and more.
25 Irish Pubs in Brooklyn
Including Farrell’s, The Wicked Monk, Hartley’s, Kitty Kiernan’s and more.
23 Comedy Clubs in NYC
Including Comic Strip, Comedy Cellar, The Creek & The Cave and more.
21 German Bars in NYC
including Hofbrau Bierhaus, Paulaner Bierhaus, Reichenbach Hall & more.
17 English Pubs in NYC
including The Churchill, GMT Tavern & more.
16 Bowling Allies in NYC
including Frames, Bowlmor, Brooklyn Bowl, Lucky Strike & more.
14 Belgian Bars in NYC
including Brasserie Magritte, The Jolly Monk & more
13 Bars on Historic Stone Street
Including Ulysses’, Mad Dog & Beans, The Growler, Vintry & more
12 Bars Near Yankee Stadium
including Stan’s, The Dugout, The Yankee Tavern, Bronx Draft House & more
11 Billiard Halls in NYC
including The Cue at Frames, Amsterdam Billiards & more.
10 Scottish Bars in NYC
including St. Andrew’s, Caledonia & more.
7 Australian Bars in NYC
including The Australian, Burke & Wills & more.
1 Bar with a Mechanical Bull in NYC
Johnny Utah’s in Rockefeller Center
More to come. Like the 2nd Avenue subway, MurphGuide.com is under perpetual construction.
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