Rooftop Happy Hours Near Roosevelt Island

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There’s no better time to take advantage of New York’s rooftop bars than Happy Hour in the summer! Make plans with your friends and check out one of the spots below near The Octagon for awesome drinks and awesome views!


Tavern29– Located right on E 29th off of Park Avenue, Tavern29 is a popular rooftop beer garden offering a number of drink and food specials during happy hour, which takes place Monday-Friday from 12pm-6pm. Known for their extensive beer selection, you can choose from over 28 different draft lines that are sourced from small batch and local breweries. Beers are $5, and glasses of wine are $6. If you’ll be visiting with a large group, it’s recommended that you make a reservation, as the space fills up fast, especially on summer Friday’s!


Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel– For a swankier rooftop happy hour feel, head over to the Kimberly Hotel at E 50th Street between Lexington and 3rd to check out the rooftop lounge area. Festive lights and eclectic décor create a lively ambiance on the penthouse deck that offers spectacular views of the Chrysler Building and the midtown Manhattan skyline. The views, as well as the delicious drink and food options, make this a great place to meet up with friends, coworkers, or a date for a drink or two.


Penthouse 808 – Cross the river to Long Island City to check out at the happy hour scene at Penthouse 808.  Located right on the East River waterfront, you’ll take in beautiful Manhattan skyline views while enjoying happy hour deals on food and drink! Enjoy $7 bar bites and sushi rolls while enjoying $7 specialty cocktails, like a Lychee Martini. Happy hour specials are available Thursday and Friday from 5pm – 7pm.



47 E 29th St, New York, NY 10016

(212) 685-4422


Upstairs at Kimberly Hotel

145 E 50th St, New York, NY 10022

(212) 888-1220


Penthouse 808

8-08 Queens Plaza S, Long Island City, NY 11101

(718) 289-6118


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