Rooftop Vibes Near EVGB
East Village nights, city lights, and a cool drink in hand — it’s the perfect plan for any warm evening. While EVGB itself boasts a pretty swanky rooftop, sometimes you just want to change up the scene. Here’s the lowdown on some must-visit high-up places nearby.
The Ready Rooftop Bar at the Moxy Hotel | 112 E 11th St
The Ready is a fun mix — think lively beer garden meets urban chic. They have tacos, cool canned wines, and some inventive cocktails. Try some of our favorites, like their Raspberry Gin Rickey, Blueberry Mezcalrita, Watermelon Sugar, or, perhaps our favorite, Mojitos, Mo’Problems. And that retractable glass roof? It’s a game changer. Rain or shine, this place has got you covered. Literally. Located right in the heart of the East Village, it’s a spot that gets everyone talking.
Mr. Purple | 180 Orchard St
This spot, located on Hotel Indigo’s 15th floor, offers an appealing blend of style and laid-back luxury. Some of their best house cocktails include Ranch Water, Peachy Keen, Strawberry Smash, and the Lychee Martini. Besides their solid cocktail selection, they have a relaxed pool area — great for kicking back. You can also rent out the rooftop for a private event; there is nearly 9,000 sq. ft. of indoor/outdoor space available.
Make Believe at Sixty LES | 190 Allen St
Make Believe brings a taste of Japan to NYC with their specialty cocktails. The Japanese-inspired standouts include Eastern Medicine with Tequila, Jasmine, Lemon, Honey & Ginger and Demon Kitty with Absolut Elyx Vodka, Rose Hips, Shiso-Aloe Syrup & Sparkling Wine. Their terrace views? Inspiring. You’ll find a slightly sophisticated vibe here, but the space is welcoming all the same. This seventh-floor bar is also known for its custom pink furniture and DJ booth.
Thinking of exploring even more? Here’s a quick list of other Manhattan gems:
- Refinery Rooftop | 63 W 38th St
- Castell Rooftop Lounge | 260 W 40th St
- Elsie Rooftop | 1412 Broadway
- Roof at Park South | 125 E 27th St
In Manhattan, the rooftop bars are as diverse as the city itself. Whether you’re into the glamour or just looking for a chill spot with a view, there’s a place that’s sure to hit just right for you. So, the next time you’re in the mood for some elevated fun, you know where to go.
Feel free to reach out to us at EVGB for more local tips as well as information on our East Village luxury apartments for rent.