Top 5 Rooftop Bars Near Gateway

May 13, 2021

The weather is finally beautiful and only getting nicer. It’s the perfect time in NYC to check out a rooftop bar! But where to go? Our city has so many fabulous options, we’ve rounded up the 5 best rooftop bars near Gateway so you know exactly where to head next. Cheers! 

Ampia Rooftop

A modern Mediterranean spot, Ampia briefly opened its doors last October before being shuttered due to Covid. Now fully reopened and thriving, this hot spot in the heart of the Financial District serves up delicious Italian food and inspired cocktails in a classic downtown setting. Reservations can be made in advance here.


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Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar

Located on the 16th floor of the nearby Conrad New York Downtown, Loopy Doopy reopens its doors for the first time in over a year on May 21st! Sip on tempting cocktails and small bites while enjoying stunning views of the Statue of Liberty and Hudson River Waterfront. Be sure to grab one of the rooftop bar’s signature “poptails”--summer-flavored popsicles floating in bubbly.


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The Ready at Moxy East Village 

The Ready is the eclectic, yet classy, rooftop bar you’ve been looking for in the LES. Adorned with string lights and bohemian-inspired touches, this rooftop bar serves up unique food and beverage offerings in a relaxed setting. Their retractable glass walls enable visitors to enjoy the view in any season! Be sure to reserve your spot ahead of time here.

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The Sentry Flatiron

Stop by the Sentry Flatiron for handcrafted cocktails and perfectly prepared bar bites. Newly opened in April, the chic rooftop space offers 18th floor views and a setting designed to evoke “retro times” and “nostalgia of summers past.” Make a reservation ahead of time here.


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A.R.T Soho (Arlo Rooftop)

The rooftop at the Arlo Hotel in Soho boasts stunning views, excellent cocktails, and a hip downtown crowd. The year-round space provides both indoor and outdoor settings, making for an excellent “urban oasis” regardless of the season. Snag a reservation at the trendy spot here.


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