NYC Bars by Type

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:


700 NYC Bars on Instagram

Including Jack Doyle’s, The Churchill, McFadden’s, Overlook and more…


sportsbars-300271 Sports Bars in NYC
including The East End, Overlook, Offside Tavern, The Ainsworth and more.


223 Bars in The East Village
Including Slainte, Eastpoint, McSorley’s & more…



199 Bars in Greenwich VillageGreenwich Village Bars
Including The Village Lantern, Amity Hall, The Half Pint, Bar 13 and more


Irish Pubs in NYC187 Irish Pubs in Manhattan
Including Slainte, Ulysses, Tir na nOg, The Playwright Pubs, The Long Hall, McFadden’s, Slattery’s & more


Wine Bars in NYC176 Wine Bars in NYC
Including Osteria Cotta, Terroir, Il Buco, Morrel, Blue Fin, and more


Craft beer bars in NYC160 Craft Beer Bars in NYC
Including Tap Room No. 307, Fraunces Tavern, Merrion Square and more.


140 Bars in Hell’s Kitchen
Including The House of Brews, The Playwright, Frames and more…


128 Bars on the Upper East Side
Including Merrion Square, Genesis, The Gael Pub, Murphy’s Law and more


rockwood-pat-mcguire121 Live Music Venues in NYC
Including The Knitting Factory, Mercury Lounge, City Winery, etc.


108 Bars on the Lower East Side
Including Parkside Lounge, Libation, The Skinny, Arlene’s Grocery, Rockwood Music Hall and more


Bars in Chelsea104 Bars in Chelsea
Including Crompton Ale House, Offside Tavern, Rogue, Barcade, Marquee and more


mexico_flag104 Mexican Bars in NYC
including Mad Dog & Beans, Rosa Mexicano, Eastpoint & more.


Classic_martini_by_Ken30684102 Cocktail Bars in NYC
Including The Dead Rabbit, Hudson Malone, Porchlight, Handcraft, The Lovelace and more.


houndstooth-barroom102 Gastropubs in NYC
Including The Houndstooth, The Long Room, Handcraft, The Penrose and more


hurleys_rooftop100 Rooftop Bars in NYC
Including Refinery Rooftop, 230 Fifth, Spyglass, Hurley’s and more.


Bars of Lower Manhattan93 Bars in Lower Manhattan
Including Fraunces Tavern, Pier A, Mad Dog & Beans, The Dead Rabbit, Ulysses’, Stout FiDi and more.


French Bistros NYC92 French Bistros & Bars in NYC
Including Les Halles, Tout Va Bien, Le Cirque, Papillon, and more


82 NYC Bars with a Fireplace
Including Amity Hall, The Central Bar, Union Hall, Fine & Rare and more.


81 Bars on the Upper West Side

Including Jakes’s Dilemma, The Gin Mill, The Parlour, and more


81 Soccer Bars in NYC
Including Slainte, Tir na nOg, Legends, Smithfield and more.


East Sid Bars NYC80 Bars in the E. 50s
Including The Horny Ram, Papillon, Cornerstone, Dos Caminos and more


newbars300 75 New Bars in 2018
Including The Tailor, Fulton Hall, The Lovelace, Shake & Burger Bar, American Hall, The Wilson, Waiting on a Friend and more.


glenrothes-whisky73 Whiskey Bars in NYC
Including Fraunces Tavern, The Brazen Head, The Flatiron Room, Stout & more.


bars near MSG
72 Bars Near Madison Square Garden

Including Tracks, Jack Doyle’s, Stout, The Playwright, John Sullivan’s & more


68 Irish Pubs in Queens
Including Donovan’s, Maguire’s, Saints & Sinners, Sean Og’s, Woodhaven House and more.


60 Bars in Tribeca
Including Mudvile 9, Tribeca Grill, Macao Trading Co., Walkers & more.


tracks_oysters-guinness57 Raw Bars & Oyster Bars in NYC
Including The Liberty, Tracks, Pier A and more.


51 Gay Bars in NYCgay-bars-nyc
Including Stonewall, Therapy, Phoenix, Nowhere, Flaming Saddles, and more.


Tequila Bars in NYC50 Tequila Bars
including Mad Dog & Beans, Eastpoint, Agave, El Parador and more


33 Breweries in NYC

including Brooklyn Brewery, Alewife, Bronx Brewery, and more


32 Bars in Murray Hill
including The Black Sheep, The Long Hall, Slattery’s, El Rio Grande and more


Bars of Kips Bay31 Bars in Kips Bay
including Tap Room No. 307, Banc Cafe, Paddy Reilly’s, Raise and more


rambling-house-exterior29 Irish Pubs in The Bronx
Including Keane’s, Rambling House, An Beal Bocht, Fireside, Kelly Ryan’s and more.


comedy27 Comedy Clubs in NYC
Including Comic Strip, Comedy Cellar, The Creek & The Cave and more.


burlesque in NYC26 venues for Burlesque in NYC
including The Slipper Room, Duane Park, Drom, Bierhaus and more…


Meat Packing District bars24 Bars in the Meat Packing District
including Brass Monkey, Bill’s Bar, Cielo & more….


English pubs in NYC24 English Pubs in NYC
including The Churchill, GMT Tavern & more.


24 Irish Pubs in Brooklynpaddys-of-park-slope_exterior
Including Farrell’s, The Wicked Monk, Hartley’s, Kitty Kiernan’s and more.


oktoberfest-fraulein23 German Bars in NYC
including Hofbrau Bierhaus, Zum Schneider, Heidelburg, Reichenbach Hall & more.


Bars with Shuffleboard NYC22 Bars with Shuffleboard in NYC
including Fulton Hall, Nancy Whiskey, Plug Uglies, Route 66


21 Tiki Bars in NYC
including The Polynesian, Otto’s Shrunken Head, Dromedary Bar, Mother of Pearl and more


20 Brazilian Restaurants & Bars in NYC
including Ipanema, Via Brasil, Churrascaria Plataforma


Bowling Alley NYC19 Bowling Allies in NYC
including Frames, Bowlmor, Brooklyn Bowl, Lucky Strike & more.


billiards-nyc14 Billiard Halls in NYC
including The Cue at Frames, Amsterdam Billiards & more.


13 Bars on Historic Stone Street
Including Ulysses’, Mad Dog & Beans, The Growler, Vintry & more


Bars Near theBarclays Center12 Bars Near the Barclays Center
including Fulton Hall, The Montrose, McMahon’s, & more


12 Bars Near Yankee Stadium

including Stan’s, The Dugout, The Yankee Tavern, Bronx Draft House & more


10 Belgian Bars in NYCbelgianflag
including Burp Castle, Vol de Nuit & more


Coney Island Bars10 Bars in Coney Island
including Ruby’s, Freak Bar and more


8 Scottish Bars in NYCscottish-banner
including Caledonia, Iona, The Rookery & more.


6 Irish pubs on Staten Island
including O’Neill’s, Joyce’s Tavern, West Cork Union Hall


Australia as a flag6 Australian Bars in NYC
including The Australian, Burke & Wills & more.


4 Canadian Bars in NYC
including Ontario Bar, Up North & more.


Axe Throwing in NYC4 Axe Throwing Venues in NYC
Bury the Hatchet, Axes & Arrows, Kick Axe Throwing


2 Bar with a Mechanical Bull in NYC
including Johnny Utah’s in Rockefeller Center


1 Welsh Pubs in NYC

More to come. Feel free to suggest a category or a venue in the comments below.

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