The 3 coolest new cocktail bars to check out in New York City

Photo: The Cabinet/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on July 25, 2019.

Looking for the New York City cocktail bar of your dreams? We've found a lineup of new spots worth checking out. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in search of a new cocktail bar near you.

The Cabinet

649 E. Ninth St., East Village

Photo: the cabinet/Yelp

The Cabinet is a cocktail bar.

The Cabinet specializes in mezcal, tequila and rye and offers tasting flights with samples of its featured spirits. The cocktail list features eight signature cocktails, like a mint julep made with rye and licorice and the Romero, which contains mezcal, mango brandy and rosemary. This spot also serves tamales and other bar snacks. 

The Cabinet currently holds five stars out of six reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

Yelper Gene L., who reviewed The Cabinet on July 20, wrote, "In a city with a glut of cocktail bars, I'd much rather spend my money at places like The Cabinet. I will definitely come by again!"

    Yelper Lauren S. wrote, "This was absolutely the best mezcal I've ever had. Definitely come here. It also helps that the vibe is chill and the bar is not overrun with people."

    The Cabinet is open from 6 p.m.–4 a.m. on weekdays, 2 p.m.–4 a.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m.–2 a.m. on Sunday.

    Savanna Rooftop

    11-01 43rd Ave., Long Island City

    Photo: savanna rooftop/Yelp

    Savanna Rooftop is a cocktail bar and lounge.

    Located on the 12th floor of the Z NYC Hotel, Savanna Rooftop offers an array of specialty cocktails, in addition to views of the Manhattan skyline. Try a frozen Negroni, a frozen gin and tonic, or a unique creation like the Coco Camino, made with mezcal, Lillet Blanc and coconut water. There's also a full selection of beer and wine and a menu of small plates, like sliders and tacos.   

    Savanna Rooftop currently holds four stars out of 22 reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

    Aadhar K., who was among the first Yelpers to review the new spot on July 6, wrote, "Give it a shot! It's worth it. It has amazing cocktails with a beautiful view. It's one of the best places for summer."

      Yelper Pearl O. wrote, "What a beautiful view, with absolutely attentive staff and bartenders who cater to non-alcoholic mocktails. I'm a fan!"

      Savanna Rooftop is open from 5 p.m.–midnight on Sunday-Wednesday and from 5 p.m.–2 a.m. on Thursday-Saturday.

      We Got Company

      441 Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg

      Photo: james J./Yelp

      We Got Company is a cocktail bar.

      We Got Company offers guests a stylish, contemporary environment in which to enjoy a cocktail, a glass of wine or a craft beer on draft. This spot mixes up classic cocktails like Sazeracs and daiquiris. Or stop in for a signature cocktail, such as the Strawberry Letter, made with tequila, habanero, strawberry and lime. There are daily happy hour specials, too. 

      We Got Company's current rating of five stars out of 11 reviews on Yelp indicates positive attention from users.

      Yelper David W., who reviewed We Got Company on June 27, wrote, "This bar sits at an amazing location in Williamsburg on Metropolitan Avenue. The decor in the bar is stunning and fits perfectly in the Brooklyn scene. I highly recommend it."

      Yelper Andrew C. wrote, "This is a chill, unassuming, relaxed yet full-of-life type of bar. I love the work crew and absolutely love the cocktails here. Price point is competitive with others around the area, but the cocktails are way better."

      We Got Company is open from 5 p.m.–2 a.m. on Monday-Wednesday, 5 p.m.–4 a.m. on Thursday, 4 p.m.–4 a.m. on Friday, 2 p.m.–4 a.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m.–2 a.m. on Sunday.

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