From Chelsea to Morningside Heights, we have rounded up the best happy hour spots to quench thirsty New Yorkers and exhausted city tourists. Here are some spots worth checking out today. Or late tonight even.
265 West 20th St, Chelsea
Place for Spanish tapas & wines (by the glass & in cocktails) in a setting with mystical motifs founded by Jorge Guzman (Ofrenda, Temerario, and Black Ant) offers happy from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. every day with $8 plates of food, $7 sangria and wine, and $4.50 beer.
271 11th Ave, Chelsea
Bar from Danny Meyer, Porchlight offers Southern-inspired cocktails & small bites in a handsome space. Over on Eleventh Avenue, the bar details a happy hour from Monday to Friday starting at 4 pm to 7pm. Flasks of punch for $5 and a daily special cocktail for $10.
4. Salvation Taco
145 East 39th St, Midtown
Chef April Bloomfield's take on upscale Mexican street food in a vibrant, colorful setting offers a daily happy hour from 4pm to 6pm. Discover their namesake margarita for $7, a selection of beer on draft for $5, and glasses of white and red wine for $7. There are also snacks like empanadas ($5) filled with chihuahua cheese and serrano.
5. Charlie Palmer Steak New York
47 West 38th St, Midtown
Surf 'n' turf & other expected steakhouse fare plus a 400-label wine list and craft cocktails. Available all day Saturday and Sunday, and from 4pm to 7pm during the week, Charlie Palmer offers $5 beers, $7.50 for select wines, and $7 specialty cocktails.
357 West 44th St, Hell's Kitchen
Reunion serves fish tacos & Creole pub grub pair with rum drinks in a French-accented bar with surfing decor. Offering Happy hour that runs Monday, Thursday, and Friday, from 5:30pm to 8pm. Drink specials include $3 pilsner, $3 acid drop shots, $6 acid drop cocktails, and $6 palomas. P.S. For Sunday brunch, they offer all day happy hour!
7. Badshah Modern Indian
788 9th Ave, Hell's Kitchen
This modern sophisticated Indian restaurant offers artful dishes, roadside-inspired snacks & a tasting menu. Badshah has two daily happy hours with 2-for-1 for specialty cocktails, well drinks, draft beers, and wines by the glass, with beers starting at $7. First happy hour at 5pm to 7pm, with the second one at late night from 11pm til closing.
1191 1st Avenue, Upper East Side
Maya is a lively restaurant & tequila bar serving Mexican classics & a bottomless margarita brunch. They offer a variety of happy hour specials. On Mondays, from 3pm to close, margaritas, wine, and vodka lemonade are all $7. Beers like Corona, Pacifico, Modelo, and Dos Equis are $5 each. The same drink specials are also available Tuesday to Friday from 3pm to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday 5pm to close. Plus, a happy hour takes place Thursday and Friday from 9:30pm to close.
9. Flex Mussels
174 East 82nd St, Upper East Side
Seafood & desserts plus variously prepared Prince Edward Island mussels offered at Flex Mussels in a casual setting. Take advantage of their $1 oysters, $7 wine, $6 beer, $8 cocktails, and other discounted snacks, running daily from 2:30 pm to 10pm, as well as all night Sunday and Monday.
10. The Heights Bar & Grill
2867 Broadway, Morningside Heights
Bar grub & frozen margaritas served in a casual, multilevel space with a rooftop bar. The Heights bar offers two daily happy hour specials: From 4pm to 7pm, get $6 pint-sized frozen margaritas, $5 drafts, and $5 for select glasses of wine. Next one at 11pm to 2am, a reverse happy hour offers the same pint-sized frozen margaritas for $5, plus draft beer and well drinks for $5. Enjoy your Margaritas strong, and choose from flavors like mango, passion fruit, raspberry, strawberry, and peach.