New York Lounges

In this never-sleeping city, there is no shortage of options for a night on the town. And if you're tired of slumming at dive bars but don't feel like hitting the fancy clubs, try one of New York's trendy lounges for cocktails and conversation into the wee hours. We're bringing you some of our personal favorites, for a guaranteed night to remember (or, if all goes according to plan, to forget). From laid-back and casual to trendy and posh, check out five of New York's best lounges. (Photo: Hotel Delmano)

Updated: August 03, 2010

Top New York Lounges


281 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012

Vodka's the draw at this chic Russian cocktail den.

Flatiron Lounge

37 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011

Upscale cocktails and a chill vibe in the Flatrion District.

Hotel Delmano

82 Berry St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Art Bar

52 8th Ave, New York, NY 10014

Sofas and a wood-burning fireplace make this low-key downtown party spot a go-to for lounging and boozing.

The Clover Club

210 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

A serious cocktail bar and lounge in Carroll Gardens.