Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

Ghost Donkey

Laid-back meets trippy meets craft at this one-of-a-kind, classy mezcal house that gives vibes of Mexico, the Middle East and the Wild West. If the moon had a saloon, this place would fit right in. Dark and dim, yet…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

Genuine Liquorette

What's not to love about a jamming basement bar with canned cocktails and a Farrah Fawcett–themed restroom? You're even free to grab bottles and mixers and make your own drinks. At the helm is Ashlee, the beverage d…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

Apothéke

It takes a little effort to track down this former opium-den-turned-apothecary bar on Doyers St. Inside, skilled barkeeps work like careful chemists, using local, seasonal produce from Greenmarkets to produce intens…
Cocktail Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

Pegu Club

Dark, elegant Pegu Club (named after a legendary gentleman's club in colonial-era Rangoon) is an obligatory stop for cocktail connoisseurs. Sink into a velvet lounge and savor seamless libations such as the silky-sm…
Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

Spring Lounge

This neon-red rebel has never let anything get in the way of a good time. In Prohibition days, it peddled buckets of beer. In the '60s its basement was a gambling den. These days, it's best known for its kooky stuff…
Wine Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels

A snug melange of Gallic-themed wallpaper, svelte armchairs and tea lights, La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels is an offshoot of a Paris bar by the same name. Head sommelier Theo Lieberman steers an impressive, Frenc…
Coffee in SoHo & Chinatown

La Colombe

Spent SoHo shoppers reboot at this pocket-sized espresso bar. The brews are strong, full-bodied and worthy of any bar in Italy (note the cool Rome wall mural). If you're feeling nibbly, a small selection of edibles …
Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

Mulberry Street Bar

Frank Sinatra liked this 100-year-old Little Italy hang, which was also used as a backdrop for scenes in The Sopranos, Godfather III and Donnie Brasco. And you’ll like it for hanging around, even as Little Italy slo…
Cafe in SoHo & Chinatown

Randolph

Randolph serves diverse, creative cocktails in an expansive, dark-wood spot that seems perfect for crowds. Afternoons are quiet, almost contemplative, the kind of place where writers might come with a laptop or an U…
Cocktail Bar in SoHo & Chinatown

Jimmy

Lofted atop the James New York hotel in SoHo, Jimmy is a sky-high hangout with sweeping views of the city below. The summer months teem with tipsy patrons who spill out onto the open deck; in cooler weather, drinks …